The murky motive behind the Las Vegas massacre – carried out by a heavily armed “gun nut” – parallels the incomprehensible rationales for the global wars waged by the ultimate “gun nut,” Uncle Sam, writes JP Sottile. By JP Sottile…Read more ?
Greg Hunter on Roughneck. Bill Boichel on Education. Wim Wiacek on Dope. RC Harvey digs into Uncle Sam. Nicole Georges has made her "R Comic" available in the middle of the recent public discussion regarding rape. Harold Gray on book censorship. here's a nice mini-profile of the lovely-looking Librarie D+Q in Montreal. Show More Summary
The Trump/Republican tax proposal sketch is out. 360061522-Republican-Tax-Plan While the hope is that lowering marginal tax rates will stimulate the economy (creating more jobs and tax revenue for Uncle Sam), The post Trump’s Tax Proposal And Housing: Did The Middle Class Just Get Jammed? was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
A several-year trend of improvement in federal employees’ views of working for the government continued this year, with responses more positive in 64 of the 84 questions in a government-wide employee survey and more negative in just one compared with 2016, the government said Thursday. Results of a survey conducted in May and June and […]
There is a growing reciprocal relationship between the US government and the tech sector. Seasoned computing pros are lending their skills to public agencies, while the government invests funds to raise the country’s tech IQ and fill the skills shortage. Show More Summary
SECOND AMENDMENT NEWS: Yes, the Bubbas Can Beat Uncle Sam: History shows that an armed citizenry can, in fact, challenge a government it sees as unjust. “Who exactly do you think has stymied the U.S. in Afghanistan for 16 years? The Taliban is made up of Afghan Bubbas. The Taliban doesn’t need to defeat nuclear […]
Calling in Uncle Sam The post California Sheriffs are openly protesting their new “sanctuary state” appeared first on Hot Air.
Submitted by John Mauldin of Mauldin Economics Uncle Sam’s Unfunded Promises Here’s a surprisingly profound question: What is a promise? Dictionaries offer various definitions. I like this one: “An express assurance on which expectation is to be based.” That definition captures the two-sided nature of a promise. Show More Summary
August 1942. "Women in industry. A million-dollar baby, not in terms of money but in her value to Uncle Sam, 21-year-old Eunice Hancock (last seen here), erstwhile five-and-ten-cent store employee, operates a compressed-air grinder in a Midwest aircraft motor plant. Show More Summary
A new report from Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that New York State residents pay billions more in federal taxes than the state gets back in federal expenditures. [ more › ]
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In recent years, “red state socialism” has become the hallmark of American federalism. That is, even as supposed GOP budget hawks loudly (and wrongly) decry “out of control” spending by Uncle Sam, less well-off Republican-controlledShow More Summary
In the early 1980s, George Dubose was contacted by artist manager Camille Barbone to take photos of a young female singer named Madonna Louise Ciccone. The shoot took place at a small venue called Uncle Sam’s Blues, in Long Island. It was Madonna’s first show as a front woman, for a band called The Breakfast Club. Show More Summary
"... particularly among younger Iranians. Forced to adapt or fizzle out, Iran’s propaganda machine has sought to embrace the latest trends and technologies to try to tailor messages to the sensibilities of a new generation."The NYT examines...Show More Summary
Via Judicial Watch, A foreign company hired by the U.S. government to mentor and train Afghan intelligence officers billed Uncle Sam for more than $50 million in luxury cars - including Porsches, an Aston Martin, and a Bentley - and the lucrative salaries of executives and their spouses (who didn’t do any work). Show More Summary
Uncle Sam can be a good boss in many ways, but his board of directors, a.k.a. Congress, and his chief executive, a.k.a. the president, can make life difficult for his staff, particularly those at the top of the civil service. A recently released Office of Personnel Management survey shows that work environment issues are “the […]
The U.S. government holds 261.5 million ounces of gold. Now, a government holding gold is not all that unusual. Lots of them do, all over the world. This is: Uncle Sam doesn't mark to market! The post Here’s the Secret to Timing Gold Perfectly (and Playing It Profitably) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
With all the attention on the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville, let’s not forget Uncle Sam’s curious comforting of treasonous confederates. While places like Maryland, New Orleans and Charlottesville have taken action against proslavery and Confederate statues, 10 U.S. Show More Summary
Wall Street Journal Tax Report, Number of Americans Caught Underpaying Some Taxes Surges 40%: Attention gig workers, retirees, business owners and investors: Double-check your estimated-tax payments to Uncle Sam. For reasons that aren’t clear, a growing number of people who pay taxes quarterly are getting their payments wrong and incurring...
With every story or study on retirement savings, I hope the news will be better. It usually isn’t. Overall, most of us aren’t saving enough — or any! — for our retirement. And things aren’t likely to get better. In fact, Uncle Sam is shutting down a program created just three years ago to encourage lower-income earners to save for retirement. Show More Summary