Category Archive: broken government

Apr 18

22,000 fled socialist Chicago last year

AMERICA’S MAJOR SOCIALIST CITIES (Chicago, LA and New York City) continue to lose thousands of people annually. The socialist government of Chicago continues to enact further rules, regulations and taxes upon the City’s long-suffering people. The city’s dwindling class of older, wealthier taxpayers is declining rapidly. See here.

Apr 02

Washington Governor Inslee uses his office as a vendor to sell “climate doomsday,” and re-routs donations to environmentalist groups to avoid campaign finance limits

Washington’s Governor Jay Inslee recently announced his Democratic candidacy for the Presidency. Inslee makes stopping ‘climate doomsday’ his feature issue. But Anthony Watts has broken the story behind Inslee’s climate catastrophe campaign. As Governor, Inslee makes serial announcements of new ‘groups’ that generally do not in fact exist (they are websites), but which somehow have …

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Mar 29

Nine arrested in Thailand for publishing news about election irregularities

Governments everywhere control the ballot box and seek to control what is said about elections and politics. In the U.S., government officials get to hold free public press conferences daily during election season while subjecting challengers to police scrutiny under the guise of campaign finance regulations. Recently, in Thailand, nine people were arrested for sharing …

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Feb 14

Majority of Californians hope to leave California

California leads the U.S. in taxation and regulation. Although California is the richest state in the union, and has the most vast, comprehensive and expansive social welfare programs, it leads the nation in rates of poverty. A new poll reveals that 53% of California residents are considering leaving the Golden State because of the high …

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Dec 03

Socialist Cuba has difficulty keeping its buildings standing

The USA Today is out with an article on the fading and failing infrastructure of socialist Havana, Cuba. Dozens of large buildings in downtown Havana simply fall apart and collapse each year. “Causes range from weather and neglect to faulty renovations and theft of structural beams.” What about ‘code enforcement’? Government inspections? Government control and …

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Nov 07

Campaign finance regulations place the private sector at a disadvantage

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 …

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Oct 02

Turkish dictator asks shoppers to report unfair store prices to the government; promises to raid stores

The crazed, powermad dictator of Turkey, Erdogan, has asked the public to report any unfair price hikes in Turkish stores. Government marauders will then raid the stores, taking the inventory, said Erdogan. See here. Predicted headline next month: “Hundreds of Turkish retailers close.”

Aug 26

Australian voters and representatives remove 3 prime ministers in a decade over “climate change” impositions; U.S. newspapers ignore

Australians pay some of the highest electricity rates in the world, mostly due to laws imposed by the Australian government which affirm and enshrine the global-government’s climate change theory and which require energy to be largely produced by expensive wind and solar projects. In recent years, Australian voters have revolted against such rules. Voters and …

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Jul 29

Britons voted TWO YEARS AGO to leave the EU; their government has defied them at every step; now the military is ready to crush any uprisings

Anyone who thinks that people in the west are free because they can vote should be watching the ‘Brexit’ events in England. Two years ago, Brits defied their own government and EVERY MAJOR NEWS OUTLET AND MAJOR SOCIAL INSTITUTION (many of which–like those in the U.S.–are secretly government funded and controlled) and voted to leave …

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Jul 22

Startling new research: the more government “benefits” a person receives, the more that person hates government

New research demonstrates what most people already know: Government social spending has grown substantially over the past 50 years, even as wages have stagnated. The new book by Cornell political scientist Suzanne Mettler, “The Government-Citizen Disconnect” examines 21 federal programs including Social Security, Medicaid, SNAP, and the home mortgage interest deduction. Mettler finds that 96 …

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