Earlier today, Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), who voted against Audit the Fed in 2012, took to the floor of the House to argue against a bill that would prohibit the CBO from assuming annual spending increases due to inflation. He even had an expensive-looking chart to go with his argument. […]
Bonnie Kristian has an excellent article over at Rare about how government programs, such as Medicare, Obamacare, and Social Security, transfer wealth from the relatively young and poor to the relatively old and rich. Between 1984 and 2009, median net worth of Americans 35 and younger shrunk by 68%, while Americans 65 and older saw […]
The United States government attempted to overthrow the Cuban government by creating a social media app to cause unrest in the communist country. From CNN: The AP says U.S. government officials developed an app called ZunZuneo — named after the chirping sound of a hummingbird — to cause social unrest. U.S. efforts to undermine the […]
In a letter to Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a ‘loophole’ to search the private communications of US Citizens. According to The Guardian Many of the NSA’s most controversial programs collect information under the law affected by the so-called loophole. These […]
According to a recently released government report, the Environmental Protection Agency has been performing experiments on humans, exposing them to high levels of pollutants, in order to measure their effects. From The Daily Caller The agency conducted tests on people with health issues and the elderly, exposing them to high levels of potentially lethal pollutants, […]
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