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Thousands of California Soldiers Forced to Repay Enlistment Bonuses a Decade After Going to War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, war, enlistment bonus, Iraq, disgusting, debt )

Dandelion
- 43 days ago - latimes.com
Facing enlistment shortfalls and two major wars with no end in sight, the Pentagon began offering the most generous incentives in its history to retain soldiers in the mid-2000s now wants the money back after these soldiers served many sustaining injury.
Thomas Jefferson: America's Founding Sociopath
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Thomas Jefferson, Hamilton, slavery, states rights, Sally Heminges, University of Virginia, Haiti, Louisiana Purchase, Missouri compromise, Southerners, debt, Constitution, political parties, breeding slaves, aristocracy )

Barbara
- 153 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Jefferson penned in the Declaration of Independence especially the noble phrase 'all men are created equal.' But Jefferson really didn't believe that or much else that he said and wrote during his lifetime. He was, in reality, a skilled propagandist and
Private Company Conspired With Police To Hold Poor People For Ransom, Lawsuit Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt, Georgia, private prisons )

Judy
- 600 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Red Hills Community Probation only gets by with this through the cooperation and assistance of the police.
Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Part 1
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Maddow, A Fighting Chance, Senator, MA, middle class, students, debt )

Dandelion
- 957 days ago - msnbc.com
A brief history of how she has been speaking out for 24 years on the system has been rigged. Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class and believes that America's government can and must do better for working families.
Social Security, Treasury Target Taxpayers for Their Parents' Decades-Old Debts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: taxes, debt, social security, IRS, refund, Treasury )

Nancy
- 969 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A few weeks ago, with no notice, the U.S. government intercepted Mary Grice's tax refunds from both the IRS and the state of Maryland. Grice had no idea that Uncle Sam had seized her money until some days later, when she got a letter saying that her
Bernie Sanders: A Progressive Budget Blueprint PETITION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, business, corruption, dishonesty, economy, debt, finance, government, investments, money, news, politics, society, society, safety, rights, law, humans, abuse, americans )

Robert
- 1119 days ago - sanders.senate.gov
In 1952, 32 percent of all of the revenue generated in this country came from large corporations. Today, less than 10 percent comes from corporate America. In the last twenty years, corporate profits have quadrupled while the corporate tax percent has
China State Media Blasts US Shutdown, Calls for a 'De-Americanized' World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, politics, news, interesting, finance, debt, dishonesty, society, safety, sadness, freedoms, economy, congress )

Robert
- 1149 days ago - behindthewall.nbcnews.com
With days to go before the United States debt default deadline, Beijing aired its frustrations with the shutdown Sunday, saying it was time to consider a "de-Americanized" world order.
Senate Negotiations Continue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Budget, Debt, Terrorism, Sedition, Video )

TomCat
- 1149 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
The Pinnacle of Sedition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt, GOP Crimes, GOP lies, Sedition )

TomCat
- 1156 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st Comment.
Savvy Move By Obama!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Budget, Debt, GOP Incompetence, GOP Lies, Obama, Sedition, Terrorism, Videos )

TomCat
- 1159 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
40 Statistics About The Fall Of The U.S. Economy That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt, Dependent On The Government, Economic Decline, Economic Infrastructure, Global GDP, Long-Term Trends, Manufacturing, Produce Wealth, Self-Employed, Statistics, The U.S. Economy, Debt, U.S. National Debt, Wealth )

Angelika
- 1289 days ago - theeconomiccollapseblog.com
If you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them the statistics in this article.
The Chutzpah Caucus
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Krugman, economy, austerity, stimulus, debt, fiscal crisis, F.D.R.’s New Deal, President Obama’s Recovery Act, unemployment, politics )

Lynn
- 1309 days ago - nytimes.com
At this point the economic case for austerity -- for slashing government spending even in the face of a weak economy -- has collapsed. Claims that spending cuts would actually boost employment by promoting confidence have fallen apart.
Seven Questions for Seven Bills (or, Derivatives for Dummies)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, debt, economy, ethics, finance, government, investing, investments, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society, usa, congress, cover-up )

JL
- 1329 days ago - citizenvox.org
Sponsors will parade the bills as technical corrections, non-controversial, or important for the economy. Untrue, untrue, and untrue.
Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, banks, congress, debt, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, lies, media, politics, propaganda, socialsecurity, war )

Kit
- 1348 days ago - truth-out.org
The problem is that "fiscal responsibility" is economically irresponsible, as far as full employment and economic recovery are concerned, less government spending shrinks the circular flow between the private sector's producers and consumers.
 

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