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Why isn’t the White House concerned about record numbers of Americans getting injured?

Immigration, free cell phones for the unemployed, cuts to discretionary spending and gun control are all at the top of the President’s to-do list, but why isn’t the growing number of Americans getting injured a concern? The Social Security Administration released new figures showing that the number of Americans on disability has increased to a new record. 8,830,026 Americans collected disability ...

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NASI releases misleading video on Social Security as tool for teachers

Just the Facts

Comparing the amount of money spent to the size of the economy, the group uses powerpoint-esque animations to help children, communities and college students understand how important and inexpensive the programs are. It's all propaganda.

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Obama creating a nation of lazy, good-for-nothing mooches

foodstamp0412

Finally we are able to point at something (besides record gas prices) as an accomplishment of the Obama Administration: more Americans are finding it acceptable to live off of government hand-outs than ever before. Food stamps are being used everywhere from cruise ships to casinos. There’s even a YouTube video showing how widely-accepted EBT (food stamp) cards are for non-necessities. ...

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Rejecting FairTax Part Four: The Negative Income Tax Credit

In Part One, I’ll cover the dangers of taxing consumption as a major source of government revenue, both to the individual and to the economy. Part Two will cover the little-known problems in the FairTax proposal- the “fine print” FairTax advocates won’t tell you about (or don’t know themselves); I’ll also refute some of the inconsistencies and rhetoric used by FairTax advocates. ...

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American Men are Lazy Because the Government Doesn’t Spend Enough..

If we were to learn about enthusiasm, self-reliance and work ethic from Washington Post op-ed columnist David Brooks, we’d come to understand that American men are lazy due to no fault of their own – it’s because the government hasn’t done enough to energize them. Brook’s opening assertion is that Americans are, by nature, energetic: Americans have always been known ...

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Unemployment Dropping as Jobless Turn to Disability Instead

The recent drops in first time unemployment claims should be great news, but it may not be. Certainly, economic news is turning south so why the positive news on unemployment figures? The Wall Street Journal may just have the answer: A huge wave of applicants joined the program over the past decade, boosting it from 6.6 million beneficiaries in 2000 ...

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