Keep in mind, there is bound to be some overlap, people who are on two or more forms of assistance. Found here: 109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded “means-tested programs” — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released…Details
Stimulus and government investment never work. Even since the beginning of the nation, public investment has always been an abject failure. Your lecture of the week this week examines a few historical examples and summarizes why this is the case. Enjoy.
File this under “absolutely shocked to death”: ‘I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails … we need to be cautious about what we say in emails’ he House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today released new e-mails at a hearing with IRS Commissioner John…Details
Notable articles and snippets from last week abound… But who will build the roads? The free market, as it has for a very long time. Scientists have finally decoded the physics behind earphone and other ropy tangles. Absolute truth in reality versus relative experience as reality – Einstein meets Tagore. Firefighters don’t actually fight fires…Details
for benign or benevolent mass surveillance by the government of its people. In the last 5,000 years, a government spying on its citizens means blackbagging people, stifling speech, and crushing dissenters. Some are saying, and I might agree, Edward Snowden is a plant, who has not done anything for any of our freedoms, but has…Details