Posts Tagged ‘United States’

Study concludes: The US is not a democracy but an oligarchy

Written on April 18th, 2014 by alpineskino shouts
WASHINGTON,  (UPI) – Oligarchy is a form of government in which power is vested in a dominant class and a small group exercises control over the general population. A new study from Princeton […]

Response to Matt Yglesias: Heritage Tax Chart Isn’t Misleading

Written on April 18th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
Matt Yglesias, now with Vox, finds this chart of ours misleading: He admits that the data is correct and that what it shows—that the federal income tax is highly progressive—is […]

86M Full-Time Private-Sector Workers Sustain 148M Benefit Takers

Written on April 18th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
Buried deep on the website of the U.S. Census Bureau is a number every American citizen, and especially those entrusted with public office, should know. It is 86,429,000. That is […]

Syria Submits ‘Specific’ List of Chemical Weapons to OPCW

Written on April 18th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
Syria has submitted a “more specific” list of its chemical weapons to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) after discrepancies were reported by inspectors on the ground, officials […]

Duncan on Mexican Women Who Cross U.S. Border to Give Birth: ‘These Are Our Kids’

Written on April 18th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
( – Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited an elementary school in Columbus, N.M. last year where 75 percent of the students live in Mexico but are being educated in the […]

Samantha Power: ‘Targeting’ of Muslims in Central African Republic Is ‘Heartbreaking’

Written on April 18th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
( – Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Sunday called the “targeting” of the Muslim population in the Central African Republic “heartbreaking.” “You both have the […]

On Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing, NYPD Announces End to Mosque Surveillance

Written on April 17th, 2014 by alpineski4 shouts
Author : Rachel Molschky On the very same day of the anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, the New York Police Department announced the end to the Muslim surveillance program […]

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sob story is just sickening

Written on April 17th, 2014 by alpineskino shouts
Another sob story in the left-wing media about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? Yesterday it was the turn of  The New York Times, under the headline, “Marathon Bombing Suspect Waits in Isolation.” Needless to […]

Are Americans Tired of the Obamacare Debate? Obama Says Yes

Written on April 17th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
Photo: UPI/Martin H. Simon/Newscom The American public wants lawmakers to move on from the political debate over the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama stressed today in a […]

FBI Visiting Gun Shops to Investigate “Conservatives Talking About Big Government”

Written on April 17th, 2014 by alpineskino shouts
FBI counterterrorism agents are visiting gun shops in South Carolina to investigate “suspicious purchases” made by conservative people who talk about “big government,” according to a new report. Author Brandon […]
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