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Economy Declined as Government Spending Rose

Reporters Distort the Truth About Government Spending

Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High

Advocates for Social Welfare Benefits Turn the Truth About Federal Spending on Its Head

Do Large National Debts Harm Economies?

Poll Reveals Voters Misinformed About Key Issues

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

Pre-Election Poll: Voters Broadly Misinformed About Key Issues

Fact-Based Poll Reveals Fictions Believed by Voters

Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan is Rife With Deceit

Federal Government’s 2017 Fiscal Shortfall Is 74% Worse Than Reported Budget Deficit

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims (Part 2)

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

New Treasury Data Shows Federal Shortfall of $670,000 Per U.S. Household

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

Leading Progressives Blame the Wrong Culprit for Rising College Costs

Treasury Data Reveals Federal Shortfall of $614,000 per U.S. Household

Has Government Turned Us Into a Nation of Makers and Takers?

What the $20 Trillion National Debt Means to You

Media Misinformation About Arming Teachers

Maddow’s Tax and Deficit Doubletalk

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

AOC’s Baseless Accusation That the U.S. Is a “Brutal, Barbarian Society”

Krugman and Obama Mislead on Debts and Deficits

Myths about School Choice and Betsy DeVos

Education Funding and Results

Public School Teachers Are Paid Far More Than Commonly Reported

Five Fables About Medicare

Public School Funding Per Student Averages 80% More Than Private Schools

Five Vital Facts About Obama’s Contraception Compromise

Blame for the National Debt

Can We Prevent a Debt-Driven Economic Collapse Without Reforming Entitlements?

Debt Versus Deficit: Obama’s Bait and Switch

Are Today’s Newborns the Luckiest Generation in U.S. History?

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

Paul Krugman’s Claims About the Dangers of Government Debt

Donald Trump and the Media Agree on Middle-Class Income, and They are Both Wrong

Social Security Has Been Boosted, Not Looted

Lack of Assimilation is Economically Harming Latino Immigrants and Society

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

The School Funding Inequity Farce

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

Think Progress Exaggerates Child Hunger by 8,000%

The Real “Big Money” in Politics

Reuters’ Definition of “Lower Income”

How Biofuel Profiteers Fleece Average Americans

Current National Debt Situation is the Worst in U.S. History

The Costs and Savings of Changing Social Security to a Personal Ownership System

Does the Affordable Care Act Ration Medicare?

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What portion of all federal government spending is for national defense and veterans’ benefits? 3 In 2018, 18% of all federal government spending was for national defense and veterans’ benefits….

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…to 6% of all government spending. Other major categories of spending were economic affairs and infrastructure (5%), national defense (12%), general government and debt service (17%), and social programs (60%)….

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…federal spending and major programs like Food Stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, and Supplemental Security Income. Others omit Social Security while claiming it is not governmentspending” because it merely “saves” people’s…

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What portion of all federal government spending is for means-tested welfare programs? 3 In 2018, 17% of all federal government spending was for means-tested welfare programs. This figure has risen…

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Has federal government spending on means-tested welfare become a larger or smaller portion of the federal budget since 1970? 2 In 1970, means-tested welfare was 5.2% of all federal government

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How much larger are the federal government’s debts, liabilities, and unfunded obligations than its annual revenues? 3 Balanced against the value of its commercial assets, the federal government had $103.7…

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…SS Act of 1935) that all of the program’s surpluses be loaned to the federal government. The government is required to pay back this money with interest, it has never…

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…includes all spending by private consumers, nonprofit organizations, and governments. The figure for public schools does not include the costs of state government administration, unfunded pension liabilities, and public worker…

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…and education. This amounts to $31,911 for every household in the United States. From 1959 to 2018, spending on social programs increased from 30% of all government outlays to 60%….

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