Blog Posts - Government Spending



Modern Monetary Theory

With permission from Being Libertarian, I am reposting an important exclusive piece I wrote that lays out some fundamental changes in how I’ve come to understand the functioning of a fiat money economy, and its economic implications on debt, de...
by EconomicsJunkie.com on Dec 1, 2016

New Taxes, Anyone?

The late conservative columnist Robert Novak said that God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. The GOP has a very mixed record in this regard; their opponents the Democrats have been very consistent in their efforts to increase taxes and...
by Something You Might Like on Aug 3, 2016

Illinois Comptroller: State’s Unpaid Bill Backlog To Exceed $10 Billion By Year End

I’ve been following the State of Illinois’ unpaid bill backlog for some time now, and what State Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger shared yesterday should be of serious concern to Illinoisans. From her website: CHICAGO- Comptroller Leslie Geissl...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 15, 2016

George Osborne is not a cunt...

... because, being a straight man, I think that cunts are rather pretty and certainly desirable.George Osborne, however, is a total fucking fucktard with all of the economic talent of a field mouse. Honestly, the man can't keep his own promises, and...
by Devil's Kitchen on Feb 28, 2016

How's the Economy Really Doing? What's the Biggest Threat?

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. - Confucius    ...
by Urban Survival Resources on Jun 29, 2015

Coddling Cosslett

The election result threw up an awful lot of self-righteous fury from the Left. But even those angry, war memorial-defacing arseholes are preferable to the kind of whiney, tedious bollocks spouted by Rhiannon Lucy Cosset [who she?—Ed] in a Grauniad...
by Devil's Kitchen on Jun 10, 2015

They're all centrists now: and we are but piggy-banks

Stephen Pollard's article in the Daily Mail is not the first to sound the death knell for the Labour Party—but it is one of the more scary ones for those of us who are libertarians.One by one, Labour's leadership candidates are rapidly disowning ev...
by Devil's Kitchen on May 31, 2015

President Obama wants the Orwellian, unconstitutional USA Freedom Act passed by Sunday. Or else.

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   "Government cannot make us equal; it can only recognize, respect, and protect us as...
by Urban Survival Resources on May 29, 2015

US Government: Your Vote Will Never Count

by Chuck Checkman, TrickingIsTricking.com - If you think that your electoral vote yields not unto those in power, then you're wrong. Your vote is irrelevant, plain and simple. As a American citizen, your legal right to vote within the US never was. I...
by Tricking Is Tricking on Nov 21, 2014

US Government: Your Vote Will Never Count

by Chuck Checkman, TrickingIsTricking.com – If you think that your electoral vote yields not unto...
by Tricking Is Tricking on Nov 21, 2014

$1,000,000,000,000 (Video)

It's hard to imagine just how vast a number $1 trillion actually is! This video will hopefully help put it all into context.Watch it at LinkedIn here. Advertisement...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 7, 2014

Your Tax Dollars At Work – Paying For FBI Radio

Did you know that the FBI has a public relations office that costs taxpayers millions of dollars per year? They do thinks like produce radio programs that sound like news, but are really just FBI propaganda. Sure, some may offer…Read more ͛...
by The Lonely Conservative on Sep 2, 2014

Obama Wants More Spending On Roads And Bridges, Leaves A Few Things Out

President Obama visited New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge today and, as expected, called for more spending on roads and bridges. The Tappan Zee will be replaced at a cost of about $4 billion.  He touted how he fast tracked permits…Read more &...
by The Lonely Conservative on May 14, 2014

Revenue To Federal Government At Record Levels

The federal government is raking in revenue like never before but they still can’t balance the budget. No matter how much they bring in, it’s never enough. Though the press corps isn’t reporting it, this is turning out to be…R...
by The Lonely Conservative on May 13, 2014

Sequestration Has Resulted In The Loss Of One Whole Job

So much for the doom and gloom predictions of Democrats that sequestration, a drop in the bucket when it comes to cutting spending, would cost the US economy thousands of jobs. In reality, it only cost one job. That’s right.…Read more ...
by The Lonely Conservative on May 8, 2014

Money Talks

Imagine if you will a slow day in a little East Texas town. The sun is beating down and the streets are deserted. Times are tough, everybody is in debt, and everybody lives on credit. On this particular day a rich tourist from back east is driving th...
by The Way I See It on Mar 27, 2014

BIS: Global Debt Markets Grow To Estimated $100 Trillion In 2013, Up From $70 Trillion In 2007

Last night, I read about global debt markets hitting the $100 trillion-mark. One word came to my mind at that moment: Unsustainable. Branimir Gruić and Andreas Schrimpf wrote “Cross-border investments in global debt markets since the crisis” in...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 12, 2014

Schumer: If Only Congress Had Spent More We Wouldn’t Need QE

Federal Reserve Chair Jenet Yellen appeared before the Senate Banking Committee and Senator Chuck Schumer used it as another opportunity to grandstand for the camera. Basically, he said that if Republicans in Congress had allowed his party to spend m...
by The Lonely Conservative on Feb 27, 2014

Elizabeth Warren – GOP Has to Stop Playing ‘Political Games’

So says the woman who has a questionable background and used it to her advantage. So the GOP should bend to the Democrats every whim? Last I looked, compromise works two ways. Exit question: It’s not like Democrats play ‘political games&#...
by Fire Jim Moran on Jan 16, 2014

Yemen Government Spending

Government Spending in Yemen increased to 548620000 YER THO in 2012 from 529716000 YER THO in 2011. Government Spending in Yemen is reported by the SESRIC. Government Spending in Yemen averaged 374935877.63 YER THO from 1989 until 2012, reaching an a...
by Forex Trading System Blog on Jan 11, 2014


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