Trade Fact of the Week

Originally posted on The Republican Millennial:
The Trade Fact of the Week is administered by Progressive Economy, which is a project of the Global Works Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) joined in the campaign to eliminate global poverty. I love their work. A recent fact they published left me unsurprised, but interested to learn more. According…

GAO: Insert Time to Dispense Change!

What can the U.S. Congress do to strengthen the American Republic? What can the American voter do? Without information, there’s no innovation! One way the American Government works is [simplified]: (1) The Government Accountability Office evaluates the bureaucracy and reports to Congress; (2) Congress passes a new law after critical evaluations; (3) Repeat steps 1 and 2 indefinitely.…

Culture Research for Political Scientists

*Tacitus’s writings are known for their dense prose that seldom glosses the facts. He writes with brevity of description rather than embellishment (Wikipedia). If a picture is worth a thousand words, here’s a picture on Culture Research for Political Scientists….considering something Tacitus might say. ******** ** Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (/ˈtæsɨtəs/; Classical Latin: [ˈtakɪtʊs]; c. AD 56 –…

Evangelicals Influence Isreal Public Policy more than AIPAC

I watched VICE (HBO) last night regarding American Evangelical support for Israel as the rightful property owner of the entire region. The show suggested that American evangelicals are probably more influential on their Congressperson regarding support for Israel than AIPAC, and what’s more, Evangelicals make pilgrimages to Israel and financially support the [illegal] Jewish settlements in…

Your Tax Returns (by TIGTA)

Tax season is January 1 through mid-April—when most individuals contact the IRS if they have questions about specific laws or filing procedures—and when the IRS is supposed to get the job done asap! The closure of Government operations between October 1 and October 16, 2013 made an impact on the IRS like a student missing…