- Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Buck McKeon, Joins Jerry to Discuss Closed Door Hearing on Action in Syria
- When is a Coup not a Coup? When Someone Who is Friendly With Congress Has a Lot of Money to Lose
- Jerry is Going GREEN?! After Talking to Jonathan Bass of Solar City He Can’t Wait…
- Senator Rand Paul on Getting Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders
Politicians on both sides of the aisle are calling on Romney to release his tax returns yet when McClatchy News asked all 535 House & Senate members to release theirs, only 17 did. You say?
Obama is painting Romney as a big, evil, greedy capitalist who outsourced US jobs during his time @ Bain Capital. Turns out Big O took $120K from Bain Capital & invests in Co's that outsource(d) US jobs. You say?
The global LIBOR scandal is the latest in a long list of Wall St crimes. The gov't & regulators are "settling" with the crooks rather than indicting, trying & sending them off to jail. You say?
"...But it's too late because we're live" - A fresh batch of Jerry's flubs of the week to kick off your weekend.
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When Welfare Pays Better than Work
CATO INSTITUTE: By Michael D. Tanner - The federal government funds 126 separate programs targeted towards low-income people, 72 of which provide either cash or in-kind benefits to individuals. (The rest fund community-wide programs for low-income neighborhoods, with no direct benefits to individuals.) State and local governments operate more welfare programs.Of course, no individual or family gets benefits from all 72 programs, but many do get aid from a number of them at any point in time. - Read more...
Startups Aiming To Improve The World
Many organizations and individuals have found technology to be a great medium in order to change the world for the better. With the work of foundations such as the Gates Foundation, support from initiatives such as social enterprise accelerator Wayra UnLtd and the Nominet Trust… - Read more...
Is Your Toaster Spying On You?
For Americans concerned about their privacy, the NSA data grabs are daunting, but what about the data grabs happening inside your own home, perpetrated not by the government, but by your coffee machine? - Read more...
Me and My Obamaphones: Not on welfare or below the poverty line? Never mind — here’s your free phone
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE: By Jillian Kay Melchior - Confession: You’re paying my phone bill. In the past month, I have received three shiny new cell phones, courtesy of American taxpayers, that should never have fallen into my hands. - Read more...
Eye-popping excuses in American political scandals
WASHINGTON TIMES: Delaware state officials have told Congress they likely destroyed the computer records that would show when and how often they accessed Christine O'Donnell's personal tax records. Larry Craig had a wide stance, Mark Sanford was hiking and Patrick Kennedy was rushing for a vote. Here are some head-scratching explanations for political scandals. - Read more...