Tag: Poverty

Credit Card Prisons Are Here: Private Poverty Prison Companies Here To Suck Up Your Tax Money!

As N.P.R. reported in May, services that “were once free, including those that are constitutionally required,” are now frequently billed to offenders: the cost of a public defender, room and board when jailed, probation and parole supervision, electronic monitoring devices, arrest warrants, drug and alcohol testing, and D.N.A. sampling. This can go to extraordinary lengths:…

85 Billionaires Equals Wealth Of Poorer 3.5 Billion Souls

The world’s 85 richest individuals possess as much wealth as the 3.5 billion souls who compose the poorer half of the world’s population, or so it was announced in a report by Oxfam International. The assertion sounds implausible to me.  I think the 85 richest individuals, who together are worth many hundreds of billions of…

Obama Devastates Low-Income American Families: Strips $100 Billion From Higher Education~ While Mexico’s Unemployment Rate Is Only 4.9% Obama Provides Higher Education Sanctuaries For The Common Criminal.

Mexico’s Unemployment Is Only 4.9% Obama Devastates Low-Income American Families President Obama’s budget proposal, released Monday, would cut about $100 billion in funding for higher education over the next decade by eliminating summer Pell Grants for low-income students and by imposing, for the first time, interest rate fees on graduate and professional student recipients of…

Michael Bloomberg’s Richest 1% Expatriate $21 trillion, US International Banks Expatriate $10 Trillion!

 Deadbeat New York Senator Charles Schumer: Covers For Deadbeat New York Mayor Bloomberg’s Expatriated Millions To Oversea Banks! Mayor Poppins Of New York City: Judge Throws Out Bloomberg’s Pop Ban While Bloomberg Throws Out 19,000 Homeless Children Into Ghetto Shelters! Using data from the BIS, IMF, World Bank, and governments, former Chief Economist at McKinsey, James Henry, reports the…

Pelosi’s California, Leads United States In Poverty Rankings

The Golden State has reached a poverty rate that is now twice as bad as West Virginia’s and substantially worse than the rates of poverty in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas, according to a new measure of poverty developed by the federal Census Bureau. Democrat-run California earned its last-place rank under the federal government’s new measure…

Obama Cuts Food Stamps By $2.2 Billion: Cuts Education Assistance By $100 Billion, & Cuts Energy Assistance By $3.3 Billion. Unemployment & Foreclosures Soar!

The Democratic-controlled 2010 Congress voted to strip $11.9 billion in long-term food stamp financing in a Peter-to-Paul stunt to pay for emergency aid for state budgets. And the Senate has been aiming to cut another $2.2 billion in stamps to finance child nutrition reform. New York Times

The Illusion Of Welfare & The Reality Of Rothschildism.

Politics, Poverty, and Principles When The Catholic University of America announced that Speaker of the House John Boehner would give the 2011 commencement address, a collection of faculty members sent him a letter chastising his failure to recognize “important aspects of Catholic teaching,” specifically, “the desperate needs of the poor.” Boehner’s most recent offense was shepherding  the passage of…

Feeling Buffaloed, Hornswaggled, Seduced, Tricked, Duped, Bamboozled, Bribed, Blackmailed, Coerced Or Bought Off Yet?

Obama Devastates Low-Income Families President Obama’s budget proposal, released Monday, would cut about $100 billion in funding for higher education over the next decade by eliminating summer Pell Grants for low-income students and by imposing, for the first time, interest rate fees on graduate and professional student recipients of subsidized federal loans. The proposal would…