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The Dependence on Food Stamps is a Ticking Time Bomb

Discussing the nation’s dependence on Food Stamps is likely to put many people into a defensive mode. Some feel resentful of those accepting government food subsidy. People on Food Stamps are sensitive to criticism in the media because often it comes with the implication that they are lazy or exploiting the system. Of course, fraud [...]

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What Experts Say About the JOBS Act

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act or JOBS Act was passed last Thursday to no great fanfair, but we wonder if it may yet go down in history alongside Gramm-Leach-Bliley as a law which helped set the stage for  ’pump and dump‘ bubble schemes and financial fraud. To put it another way, its a bad law, one [...]

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How Do You Make 9 Million People Invisible?

If you’re reading this site, you’re probably a bit cynical when it comes to government reports, or at the very least, you are a realist and expect some shenanigans may be distorting the truth.
That is the argument we’ve attempted to make several times, that through questionable reporting tactics, the US government has continued to hide [...]

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