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The Welfare State is the Warfare State

Have you ever heard the term ‘rent seeker’ before? I had never heard about it until last week. But as it turns out, those who wear that name tag have existed for a long, long time. According to Ross Ashcroft, the person who recently mentioned the term ‘rent seeker’ on a TV program, rent seekers are people who apportion someone else’s resources or wealth to then redistribute it to ...Read full article...

Destroying Social America: Bipartisan Attack on Vital Social Safety Nets

t’s on the chopping block for elimination. Initiatives began decades ago. Republicans, Democrats and Obama are in lockstep. They’re waging war on vital safety net protections. In 1996, Clinton’s Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) became law. Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) ended. Time limit harshness replaced it. Five years and out became policy. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) mandates it. States get diminishing ...Read full article...

Mass Poverty, Social Inequality and the Thirdworldization of America

Center for Economic and Policy Research co-director Dean Baker calls poverty America’s “new growth industry.” The state of today’s America is deplorable. In his latest May 3 analysis, economist John Williams said “April “employment and unemployment data were nonsense: the economy remains in serious trouble.” About 23% of Americans wanting work can’t find it. Most jobs are temp or part-time low pay/poor or no benefit service ones with no ...Read full article...

25 Questions Society needs to answer before getting out of the Scum Hole

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | NOVEMBER 16, 2012 As if there is a need to prove that big government and excessive government action in any scope of life is a direct result of social immorality, or that government intervention has created the mess where most of the world is into right now, there are a series of questions that need to be asked, so that the ...Read full article...

Learned Helplessness Drives Hopeless Behavior

By LUIS MIRANDA | THE REAL AGENDA | JULY 3, 2012 People are broken people. They have been intentionally transformed into manageable human resources that consciously and otherwise have stopped fighting for what is theirs; they have stopped fighting oppression and injustice. There is a system that has been established to inflict pain and desperation, fear if you will, which seems so paramount, that makes people lower their arms and give up. Daily, we ...Read full article...

Decline of the United States of America: The Moral, Political and Economic Causes

by Rodrigue Tremblay Global Research September 7, 2011 “The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.” Montesquieu, (Charles Louis de Secondat)  (1689-1755) “I am convinced that I am acting as the agent of our Creator. By fighting off the Jews, I am doing the Lord’s work.” Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), German politician and future German Chancellor, Mein Kampf, chap. 2, 1925 ...Read full article...

How Globalism Destroys Jobs, Businesses And Wealth

American Dream July 14, 2011 As most Americans stand around waiting for the U.S. economy to return to “normal”, there is a never ending parade of jobs, businesses and wealth heading out of the United States.  The jobs and businesses that are leaving are gone for good and will not be coming back.  This is causing unemployment to soar and government debt to skyrocket but our politicians are doing ...Read full article...

US media demands Greek-style austerity for American workers

WSNM In recent days, the US media—led by the standard bearer of American liberalism, the New York Times—has insisted that workers in the US, like their brethren in Greece, have been living the good life for far too long and must accept a drastic and permanent reduction in their living standards. In a May 9 piece, Times columnist Thomas Friedman denounces workers in the US and Western Europe for believing in ...Read full article...