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

Social Security Has Been Boosted, Not Looted

Everything You’ve Heard About the Debt Limit is Wrong

What Portion of the Federal Budget Is Spent on the Military?

Economy Declined as Government Spending Rose

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

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

Fact-Based Poll Reveals Fictions Believed by Voters

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

Poll Reveals Voters Misinformed About Key Issues

Pre-Election Poll: Voters Broadly Misinformed About Key Issues

Reporters Distort the Truth About Government Spending

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Nears $1 Million Per Household

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

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

What the $20 Trillion National Debt Means to You

Social Ills That Plague African Americans Coincide With Leftism, Not Racism

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

The “Inflation Reduction Act” Will Do Almost Nothing That Joe Manchin Says It Will

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

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

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

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims (Part 2)

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

Blame for the National Debt

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

Krugman and Obama Mislead on Debts and Deficits

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

The New York Times Regularly Publishes Falsehoods That Spur Violent Unrest and Civic Dysfunction

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

The Real “Big Money” in Politics

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

Four Underused Tools to Stop School Shootings

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Lack of Assimilation is Economically Harming Latino Immigrants and Society

Maximum Facts About the Minimum Wage

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

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

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…federal spending, including programs like Food Stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and Social Security. Some claim that Social Security is “not government spending” because it “saves” people’s money and…

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…for social programs that provide healthcare, income security, education, nutrition, housing, and cultural services. Spending on social programs grew from 30% of government outlays in 1959 to 68% in 2020….

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…savings, and more income might be used for consumption purposes.” Social programs like Social Security have similar effects because the taxes used to fund these programs hinder people’s ability to…

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…the debt, and this takes only 15% of current federal revenues. Nor would Social Security benefits be affected by a debt limit stalemate unless President Biden illegally diverts Social Security…

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Contrary to the claims of many media outlets and politicians like Bernie Sanders, the main driver of the exploding national debt is escalating federal spending, especially on social programs. From…

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…pandemic spending. Instead, deficits fell by just $2.11 trillion mainly because Democrats increased spending on wide-ranging social welfare programs and bailouts for state/local governments and private union pension funds. Consequently,…

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In his 1964 State of the Union speech, Johnson said, “We must provide hospital insurance for older citizens financed by every worker and his employer under Social Security, contributing no…

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…A primary driver of asset inflation and consumer price inflation has been the Federal Reserve creating $8.9 trillion in new money to pay for rising government spending on social programs….

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In Fact

IN FACT, government social spending — which has risen dramatically over recent decades — causes wealth inequality by depressing the savings of low-income households. This adverse effect is then worsened…

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