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Taxpayers lose $10.5 billion on General Motors

gm_buildingBy: John Hayward 12/10/2013 09:43 AM

You know, this could have been a lot worse. So… up-twinkles, I guess. Only losing $10.5 billion on a payoff to special interests (in this case, labor unions) qualifies as a roaring success by current Washington standards. And, sadly, I don’t just mean Obama standards. Fox Business brings us the happy news that the “G” in GM no longer stands for “Government”:

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70 FACTS President Obama Doesn’t Want You To Know

A article the main stream media won’t discuss. Facts you won’t see discussed on the news shows, why is that? Enjoy your tax increases, you wanted it, you got it — Mr. Takedown

70 Facts President Obama Doesn’t Want You To Know

Obamanomics Live the Dream
Obamanomics Live the Dream

Author: The Economic Collapse Blog

Why is the economy going to collapse?  Have you ever been asked that question?  If so, what did you say?  Sometimes it is difficult to communicate dozens of complicated economic and financial concepts in a package that the average person on the street can easily digest.  It can be very frustrating to know that something is true but not be able to explain it clearly to someone else.  Hopefully many of you out there will find the list below useful.  It is a list of 70 numbers that show why we are headed for a national economic nightmare. Continue reading

California Public Education

This came to me through a email thread. I don’t know who the author is except I’ve been told it was written by a LA school teacher who has begun to understand that public education has become a failure, just another wasteful and inefficient public program. Even the teachers are beginning to get it. Although LA has been like this for a long time.
Here is the email:

From a California school teacher – – –

As you listen to the news about the student protests over illegal immigration, there are some things that you should be aware of:
I am in charge of the English-as-a-Second-Language Department at a large southern California high school which is designated a Title 1 school, meaning that its students average lower socioeconomic and income levels

Most of the schools you are hearing about, South Gate High, Bell Gardens, Huntington Park, etc. where these students are protesting, are also Title 1 schools.

Title 1 schools are on the free breakfast and free lunch program. When I say free breakfast, I’m not talking a glass of milk and roll — but a full breakfast and cereal bar with fruits and juices that would make a Marriott proud. The waste of this food is monumental, with trays and trays of it being dumped in the trash uneaten.
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The General Welfare Clause Of The Constitution

Congress abuses the general welfare clause of the constitution, uses it as authorization for spending billions. The spending that makes all citizens, slaves to the hand outs.  Section 8 of the Constitution states, Powers of Congress The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defense and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States. Continue reading