Category Archive: broken government

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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Jul 08

Turkish government purges thousands of government workers deemed suspicious

The people of Turkey may get a brief period of relief from government workers. Turkish president Erdogan has purged some 130,000 government workers over the past several years, claiming they were associated with ‘terrorist’ movements. Thousands more have been arrested and imprisoned. In almost every instance, Erdogan security forces claim the employees are associated with …

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Jun 27

Bozeman Daily Chronicle declares regulations and forced redistribution a “glimmer of hope” for the poor in Big Sky

Under the unlikely headline “Big Sky affordable housing sees glimmer of hope in resort tax funding,” the Bozeman Daily Chronicle printed a bizarre story on June 27. Big Sky is Montana’s wealthiest town–where millionaires ski, golf and recreate and real estate prices are sky high. Prices are high because the town is hemmed in on …

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May 19

Over half of all witnesses testifying before congressional committees are government-funded; and almost all request more funding

Over half the witnesses testifying before committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives [are] funded directly by the federal taxpayer. In 1995, 35 percent of witnesses were federal employees; of the remaining “public” witnesses, one of every three was a government grant recipient. Grant recipients testified during the 104th Congress roughly 6,000 times: …

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