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America Isn’t Fully Communist, Just 70% Pink

  “The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of the world, unite!” Most people remember Karl Marx’s most potent points and phrases, and the mountain of corpses his disciples left behind, especially in the 20th century. However, most forget or don’t even know the specific policies…

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46,496,145: Food Stamp Recipients Can Fill Yankee Stadium 925 Times

  In June 2014, there were 46,496,145 recipients of the food stamp program, which is enough to fill the Yankee Stadium 925 times, according to data fromthe Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Yankee Stadium is equipped to hold 50,291 persons, meaning that the 46,496,145 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in June 2014 could fill…

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Small Business Ownership In America Is At An All-Time Low

According to the Federal Reserve, the percentage of American families that own a small business is at the lowest level that has ever been recorded.  In a report that was just released entitled “Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances“, the Federal Reserve revealed that small…

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Indiana Gets New Military Helicopters for “Homeland Security Missions”

In an interview with Fox 59, a Morgan County, Indiana Police Sergeant admits that the increasing militarization of domestic police departments is partly to deal with returning veterans who are now seen as a homegrown terror threat. “The Lakotas, manufactured by the Airbus Group, will also aid local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in…

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No Raises For Anyone: Real Hourly Wages Decline For The First Time Since 2012

In order to justify the US “recovery”, one of the recurring themes has been that wages of US workers are going up…. any minute now. And since any minute now has been the common refrain for about five years now, some are getting skeptical. Not us: we have known since 2009 that the Fed’s “plan” of making billionaires…

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US Postal Service Loses $1.9 Billion; Needs $10 Billion Bailout Or Pensions Get It

Revenues are up modestly for the US Postal Service as First-class Mail volumes continue to tumble “extremely” but package volumes are rising; however, USPS records a $1.9 billion loss in the last quarter, despite efforts to streamline efficiency and cut costs. The rise in package volumes appears related to a “Sunday delivery” deal with Amazon.com…

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US now spending 26% of available tax revenue just to pay interest

By the 19th century, the Ottoman Empire had become a has-been power whose glory days as the world’s superpower were well behind them. They had been supplanted the French, the British, and the Russian empires in all matters of economic, military, and diplomatic strength. Much of this was due to the Ottoman Empire’s massive debt…

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The Tax Man Cometh (OBAMA0

A List Of 97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year

If you are like most Americans, paying taxes is one of your pet peeves. The deadline to file your federal taxes is coming up, and this year Americans will spend more than 7 billion hours preparing their taxes and will hand over more than four trillion dollars to federal, state and local governments. Americans will…

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