Category: Iraq

Hidden Government’s Orchestrated Welfare State

Obama to Spend $10.3 Trillion on Welfare: Executive Summary Since the beginning of the War on Poverty, government has spent vast sums on welfare or aid to the poor; however, the aggregate cost of this assistance is largely unknown because the spending is fragmented into myriad programs. As this report shows, means-tested welfare or aid…

Major Attacks in Baghdad Reveal Iraq’s Vulnerability

BAGHDAD — Insurgents struck at the heart of the Iraqi government on Wednesday in huge and coordinated bombings that exposed a new vulnerability after Americans ceded control for security here on June 30. Nearby American soldiers stood by helplessly — despite the needs of hundreds of wounded — waiting for a request for help from…