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The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor

By Tom Eddlem Foundation for Economic Education October 14, 2017   The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor The Social Security Administration’s own numbers reveal that a private investment pays more than Social Security.     Back in 2011, investment guru Warren Buffett famously complained in the New York Times that his […]

The Numbers Are in: Social Security Robs the Working Poor

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We’re All to Blame

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 13, 2017   We’re All to Blame     The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion. Social Security, at $1 trillion, will take up most […]


Taxation is Theft

Taxation is Theft

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Mises Institute April 17, 2017   Taxation is Theft   With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers’ taxable income, with an IRS that has become a feared law unto itself, and with a government […]


Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 8, 2016   Social Security’s looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)     But hey, who cares? I mean I’ll be dead by the time Social Security implodes. I paid into it. I want my money. That most people take out far more in Social Security than they […]

Social Security - A looming $32 trillion shortfall (That’s right 32 TRILLION)

The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs

The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog August 5, 2016   The U.S. Has Lost 195,000 Good Paying Energy Industry Jobs     Not all jobs are created equal.  There is a world of difference between a $100,000 a year energy industry job and a $10 an hour job running a cash register at Wal-Mart.  You […]


Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!

By Against Crony Capitalism July 25, 2016   Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!     You know why? Because no one wants to notice. No one wants to talk about Social Security and its problems, its Ponzi nature, its quietly ticking time bomb(s). No one wants to talk […]

Social Security Just Ran A $6 Trillion Deficit And No One Noticed!

On Social Security? Obama Wants Your Gun!

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute July 21, 2015   On Social Security? Obama Wants Your Gun!     In a move that Alan Zarembo of the Los Angeles Times reports could result in the US government barring millions of Americans from owning guns, President Barack Obama’s administration has been quietly planning to have the […]


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Ukrainians Dispossessed, Americans are next 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 7, 2015   Ukrainians Dispossessed, Americans are next   Over the last 15 months Ukrainians have paid for Washington’s overthrow of their elected government in deaths, dismemberment of their country, and broken economic and political relationships with Russia that cost Ukraine its subsidized energy. Now Ukrainians […]


Did You Pay Your “Fair Share” on Tax Day?

By Gary Galles Mises.org April 26, 2015   Did You Pay Your “Fair Share” on Tax Day?   In recent years, claims that “the rich” don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes have been repeated countless times. But that excuse to tax them more to line others’ pockets is blown away whenever the highly disproportionate […]

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Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 12, 2015   Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob   Richard Wolff explains how scapegoat economics works: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/30032-scapegoat-economics-2015 The economic dissolution of the West is the story I document in The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Michael Hudson explains that having looted everything […]


Watch: Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com February 2, 2015   Socialist Exceptionalism: “Americans Who Look To Government To Save Them… Fail To Realize It Was Government Who F%*ked Them”   Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher once famously said that the problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.  As of this writing our […]

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Charlie Hebdo, A Free Press, And Social Security

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 24, 2015   Charlie Hebdo, A Free Press, And Social Security   Puzzled by the title? It will all come clear. Europeans have written to me with more information that raises questions about the Charlie Hebdo affair. Some point out the strange emptiness of the street […]