50 years ago President Lyndon B. Johnson declared “an unconditional war on poverty.” He also said that “we shall not rest until that war is won.” We haven’t won the battle or the war but the money keeps flowing with little to show for it except a decline in poverty from 19% in 1964 to […]
Depending upon your age you either identify Nicole Kidman, Donald Sutherland, or Kevin McCarthy with this film. For me, Donald Sutherland’s eerie shriek at the end of the 1978 film will always get me. When I saw it – as a “late night” TV movie as a kid it gave me nightmares. The original 1956 […]
Over the weekend the nation’s EBT system stopped working and there was a mix of panic and anger as the nation’s welfare recipients turned to… Social Media to spread their rage: You know the day of the dependent has dawned when people who are on taxpayer welfare turn to their computers and Internet-connected phones to […]
The European Union is set to give billions per year to the developing world to fight global warming.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration will raise its 10-year budget deficit projection to approximately $9 trillion from $7.108 trillion in a report next week, a senior administration official told Reuters on Friday.