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Social Security recipients get tiny increase in benefits of only 3 or 4 Dollars a Month

Millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get only tiny increases in benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises. There was no increase this year. Next year’s benefit hike will be small because inflation is low, driven in part by

National sheriffs’ group, opposed to federal laws on guns and taxes, calls for defiance

Washington Post – by Tom Jackman Local police chiefs and sheriffs typically swear to enforce the laws of their state. But a group called the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is intent on strictly enforcing their view of the U.S. Constitution and, according to a long newpiece by the Center for Public Integrity, “its

Sheriffs Call for Defying Unconstitutional Gun Control: Feds œThe Greatest Threat We Face

SHTFplan.com | Mac Slavo As the federal government continues in its quest to restrict the rights of gun owners across the country, local law enforcement is stepping up their response. For many, it is one of a line in the sand against a bevy of agencies based in Washington, and partnering state agencies, who have

Soros and Ford Foundation Behind the Panama Papers

Kurt Nimmo | Infowars, Financial elite hijack investigative journalism to attack Putin. The corporate media has seized upon the so-called Panama Papers linked to the law firm Mossack Fonseca to heap condemnation on Russian President Vladimir Putin. “ICIJ [International Consortium of Investigative Journalists] and an international coalition of media outlets investigated the trove of papers,

Mississippi is the most Corrupt state, says a new study

Light from the Right – by Bob Adelmann  Based on the number of convictions for violating federal corruption laws, Mississippi – a state with just 3 million citizens – ranks at the very top of the list of all states, according to a recent study. Two college professors published their report in the May/June issue of Public Administration Review.

Rents Soar To Record High As Homeownership Rate Plunges To 19 Year Low

Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden  Each quarter, when we perform our regular update on trends in US homeownership and rents using Census Bureau data, we say that “The American Homeownership Dream is officially dead. Long live the New Normal American Dream: Renting.” One thing we added in 2013 is that the American Dream has now officially

U.S. inflation muted despite food price increases; housing starts slip

 U.S. consumer inflation was muted in February and housing starts fell for a third straight month in February, but the weak data probably will not dissuade the Federal Reserve from dialing back its monetary stimulus. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index nudged up 0.1 percent as a decline in gasoline prices offset an