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Productivity of do it yourself

Today I am thinking about the do-it-yourself sub-culture for our lives outside of work and how this sub-culture influences our work and government.

The do-it-yourself subculture takes advantage of new technologies and businesses that have grown to support this culture.   1,289 more words

Labor Market

United Nations is a Lie


Most of us have noticed that the cost of personal transportation has steadily increased over the years.  The reasons for this are several.  Part of it has to do with increases in the cost of raw materials, labor costs, technical innovation, government regulation, and taxes.  1,524 more words

Nanny State

Senator Leahy Surprised

Early on in my previous post, I stated as follows: “I should also add that I do not agree that fomenting the collapse of foreign governments is a proper role for US intelligence efforts —principally because it undermines the will of the citizens of the target country.” 439 more words

Communist Agenda

97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year

If you are like most Americans, paying taxes is one of your pet peeves.  The deadline to file your federal taxes is coming up, and this year Americans will spend more than 7 billion hours preparing their taxes and will hand over more than four trillion dollars to federal, state and local governments.  1,060 more words


$6 BILLION missing from State Department

Brianna Ehley reports for The Fiscal Times, April 4, 2014, that the State Department has no idea what happened to $6 billion used to pay its contractors, … 343 more words

United States

IRS Wasted $11.6 Million in Taxpayer Money!

The IRS has wasted $11.6 million in taxpayer money by buying computer software it never used.  It’s all being blamed on poor record keeping and poor oversight.   51 more words

Government Waste