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Cost of war/U.S still paying benefits to civil war relatives

http://blog.aarp.org

Cost of war/U.S still paying benefits to civil war relatives

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Chattanooga police give citations to men for attending job training

http://www.timesfreepress.com

About 15 men attended Jobs for Life on the first day. After they started getting citations, the number dwindled, Rooks said. The class has several gang members and others who have criminal records. They want to change their lives so much that they gathered birth certificates, school transcripts and other documents needed to enroll in the class, she said.

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US Debt Now $16 Trillion Dollars Of Moral, Cultural & Political Decay

http://www.forbes.com

Wow! We’ll soon cross Sixteen Trillion Dollars in Federal Debt! S-i-x-t-e-e-n T-r-i-l-l-i-o-n D-o-l-l-a-r-s. That’s a lot of vote buying even for Washington. Is this ruin? Have we indentured our children into servitude? Solomon warned borrowers will be slaves to their lenders. Add $120 plus trillion in unfunded forthcoming liabilities and, well, we’re doomed.

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U.S. on Verge of 50% Households Takeing Payments from Govt.

http://online.wsj.com

The U.S. is now on the verge of a symbolic threshold: the point at which more than half of all American households receive and accept transfer benefits from the government. Within living memory, the federal government has become an entitlements machine. As a day-to-day operation, it devotes more attention and resources to the public transfer of money, goods and services to individual citizens than to any other objective, spending more than for all other ends combined.

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More Than Half of Americans at Least Partially Dependent On The Govt.

http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com

A very large segment of the population has figured out that it can use voting as a tool to get more money and benefits from the government...the federal government has become a giant deluded "Santa Claus" that distributes goodies to the American people far beyond its actual capacity to do so. In fact, we are borrowing trillions of dollars that we do not have so that our politicians can continue to buy votes with handouts.

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Switzerland: An Initiative to Establish Basic Income for All

http://globalvoicesonline.org

An initiative to establish a new federal law known as “For an unconditional basic income” [fr] was formally introduced in Switzerland in April. The idea, which consists quite simply of giving a monthly income to all citizens that is neither means-tested nor work-related, has generated commentary throughout the Swiss blogosphere.

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Taxpayers pay millions to mow lawns of foreclosed homes

http://news.yahoo.com

American taxpayers own close to 200,000 vacant houses, and over the next year they will spend more than $40 million just to mow lawns at these properties. Taxpayers also foot the bills to paint walls, fix cabinets, plant flowers and more -- expenses that just last year, exceeded a half a billion dollars.

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Legislators want to drug test welfare recipients but not themselves

http://exm.nr

"If we're going to impose standards on drug testing, then it should apply to everybody who receives government money." - Do they realize that it's not their money?

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Dad wasn't dad after all, but still owes child support

http://www.csmonitor.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.

Sixteen months after his divorce, Richard Parker made a devastating discovery. A DNA test revealed that his 3-year-old son had been fathered by someone else.

Mr. Parker immediately filed a lawsuit claiming fraud by his apparently unfaithful ex-wife. He took his case all the way to the Florida Supreme Court.

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Record number of Americans get government help

http://money.cnn.com

One in six Americans is receiving help from the government, just as fiscal austerity threatens to reduce some of that aid.

Soaring unemployment during The Great Recession has driven tens of millions of people to the dole. Enrollment in Medicaid and food stamp programs are at record highs, while unemployment insurance rolls remain at elevated levels. Many people depend on more than one program.

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Dependency and desperation make animals out of humans

http://libertypropagandist.tumblr.com

It's a sad day when people are so desperate they literally stampede toward government vouchers, as if they are their saviors. What do you think would happen if food stamps had to be redeemed at State run food centers? It'd be scary if they ran out, for sure.

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US will almost certainly become a socialist nation

http://www.telegraph.co.uk

The way the geographic area called US is going - the road to socialism.
“The trouble is, it won’t be just any socialist welfare state... the US is on a path to creating the worst and most venal form of welfare state

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Indiana Unemployment Offices To Add Armed Guards

http://www.theindychannel.com

"Armed security guards will be on hand at 36 unemployment offices around Indiana in what state officials said is a step to improve safety and make branch security more consistent.
No specific incidents prompted the action, Department of Workforce Development spokesman Marc Lotter told 6News' Norman Cox."

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Obstacle to Deficit Cutting: A Nation on Entitlements - WSJ.com

http://online.wsj.com

Efforts to tame America's ballooning budget deficit could soon confront a daunting reality: Nearly half of all Americans live in a household in which someone receives government benefits, more than at any time in history.

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Finland makes high speed internet "legal right"

http://thenextweb.com

Starting today (July 1), every Finnish citizen now has a guaranteed legal right to a least a 1Mbps broadband connection, putting it on the same footing as other legal rights in the country such as healthcare and education.

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Schwarzenegger puts 200,000 workers on $7.25 per hour

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ordered about 200,000 state workers to be paid the federal minimum wage because the state Legislature has not passed a budget.

Department of Personnel Administration Director Debbie Endsley sent the order Thursday in a letter to the state controller. Most state employees will be paid the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour for the July pay period.

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California welfare cards can be used in many casino ATMs

http://www.latimes.com

Times review finds that in more than half of the state's casinos and gaming rooms, welfare recipients can get cash from state-issued EBT cards. Officials say they're moving to block such transactions.

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Yoko and Change.org petitioning for a Dept of Peace

http://imaginepeace.com

Ironic isn't it? A Dept of Peace funded by coercion.

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UK Family with 8 Kids Lives Middle Class Lifestyle from only Welfare

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

The Davey family's £815-a-week state handouts pay for a four-bedroom home, top-of-the-range mod cons and two vehicles including a Mercedes people carrier.
Father-of-seven Peter gave up work because he could make more living on benefits.
Yet he and his wife Claire are still not happy with their lot.
With an eighth child on the way, they are demanding a bigger house, courtesy of the taxpayer

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