Greeting cards tend to have a distinctive size and shape. More than one U.S. Postal worker has been recently caught stealing cash from them. See here. This is despite the fact that U.S. Postal workers are paid at least twice what they would make in the private sector for the same work.
The company’s own legal division is not allowed to know about or criticize the operation. The Intercept is out with a stunning report on Google’s efforts to help the Chinese government build a pro-government, censored, internet. * Google has contracted with Chinese companies (and the Chinese government) to build a huge new pro-government version of […]
The relentless temp data analyst Tony Heller has tracked claims that the Arctic is melting for years. As the “mainstream” (meaning pro-government) news media has amped up claims that manmade global warming is melting ice in the Arctic away to nothing, Heller has repeatedly published satellite data showing the contrary. Ice in the Arctic declined […]
An astounding story from Ottowa, Canada. Concern that “mainstream” (code for government-supporting) newspapers are dying has led Canadian officials to propose efforts to support the government-stenographer news media. With the explosion of more truthful and critical alternatives, consumers will no longer pay to read pro-government propaganda. The proposal will give Canadians a 15 percent tax […]
The All-Seeing Eye of the State French tax authorities now are using a powerful new tool to identify “tax cheats”: Facebook and other social media. Government agents scour through people’s social posts to see if people are using cars, meals, or housing which appear to be ‘outside their means.’ See here.
The Omnipotent State Strikes Again New York City’s government imposes so many taxes and regulations on short-term lodging entrepreneurs that the City recently sent dozens of armed agents to raid a condo complex. The accusation? That several of the condo owners were making a few bucks by lending out their condos to NYC tourists. See […]
No group of Americans are more privileged than government “workers” and former government employees. Now another decorated former government combat veteran has opened fire on innocent private-sector Americans, killing 12. The former Marine Corps corporal, 28-year-old Ian David Long, was likely on permanent disability checks for PTSD. On November 7, he reportedly walked into a […]
The Montana and federal constitutions supposedly guarantee equal protection of the laws. Yet governments everywhere place campaign restrictions on private sector political campaigns. Such regulations do not apply to government advocacy. Campaign finance regs infringe on the speech and press rights of the (nongovernment) citizenry, forcing private citizens to disclose to government every penny raised […]
America’s government-supporting colleges and universities spew a steady stream of pro-government academic “research.” Recent revelations show that it is ridiculously easy to get fake “scientific” studies published in government-supported peer reviewed scholarly journals–so long as the studies support government expansion and intervention. Now a trio of government-trusting academics have produced a “study” purporting to show […]