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Occupied Territory: Wall Street or Welfare Street?

It is about time people started protesting 9% plus unemployment.  For that matter, it is good to see that people are concerned about insiders being able to use their government connections to line their pockets with taxpayer money.  Should banks which made really stupid loans only to be bailed out by taxpayers be protested?  Sure, …

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Entitlements at Rest

Henry David Thoreau once pined that “the government that governs best governs least.” Maybe that was true in his day, but that was before they invented cruise control. Entitlement (mandatory) spending accounts for over 60% of the US budget. These are programs that are funded by pre-arranged formulas. If Congress and the President “do nothing” …

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