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Governments Spend $1.8 Trillion on Militarism Annually

World governments are spending $1.8 TRILLION each year finding ways to murder us and destroy our property.
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GOP Presidential Candidates’ Budget Plans EXPOSED!!!

GOP Candidate Ron Paul has produced a detailed budget containing over $1 trillion in first-year reductions. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich have only indicated that they would attempt to repeal Obamacare saving an average of $20 billion a year. Why Do the Candidates’ Budget Plans [...]

There’s a 0.00001% Chance that Your Vote Will Matter

There's less than a 0.00001% chance that your vote will be the tiebreaker that decides the outcome of a national elections.You are more likely to be injured in a car accident driving to the polls (0.002% chance). Hence, if you are trying to make a practical improvement in your life and those of your loved ones, it is much more rational to just stay home on election day.

Get Society Rich Quick: The Ideal Level of Government Spending

It is commonly claimed that government spending is good for the economy, but the statistics show the opposite.  Most recent studies find a negative correlation between total government size and economic growth. Why is economic growth important?  Because wealthier societies are generally happier [...]
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GDP and You!

Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of all final goods and services produced within a country. The reason GDP matters is that it is directly correlated to a reduction in human suffering. Economic growth is the primary differentiating factor between a life lived in the US and a life lived in [...]

Wealth Inequality in America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

Drink by Numbers!

In response to recent allegations that Anheuser-Busch has been watering down its beer to boost profits, my lab used gas chromatography with flame ion detection to determine if this was indeed the case. Our analyses suggest with greater than 99% certainty that Budweiser is, and shall remain, the [...]

$2.3 Trillion Missing from Pentagon

On Sept. 10, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declared war. Not on foreign terrorists, “the adversary’s closer to home. It’s the Pentagon bureaucracy,” he said. He said money wasted by the military poses a serious threat. “In fact, it could be said it’s a matter of life and death,” he [...]
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World Press (and Pothi) Freedom Index

All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently, the first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.” [...]
Huge American Bailout Costs

Bailout Costs $16,000 per Worker

This is the only clear examination of the true costs of the bailouts that I’ve seen. These ideas are so simple, yet so rarely ever expressed in the mainstream media. Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS
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