Study: Raising Minimum Wage Could Lead to More Crime

Raising the minimum wage could lead to additional property crimes and hit taxpayers with $2.4 billion in associated costs, a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research says. The study’s findings were detailed in a report by The Washington Free Beacon on April 5, 2019. The release of the study came as the […]

Kristina Rasmussen, VP of FGA, says Food Stamps Are Going to Those ‘Willing to Abuse the System’

Kristina Rasmussen, the vice president of federal affairs for the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA), said the government needs to do more to crack down on food stamp fraud because many of the benefits are going to those “willing to abuse the system.” “It’s really disturbing. Taxpayers work really hard to earn their money and […]

U.S. Office of Management and Budget Report: In fiscal year 2018, $137 billion was paid “improperly” by the federal government

(by Veronique de Rugy via The American Institute for Economic Research) In fiscal year 2018, $137 billion was paid “improperly” by the federal government, according to a recent report. That number sums all the improper payments by what the government calls high-priority programs. They are programs with improper-payments estimates exceeding $2 billion annually. If it makes your head […]

GOP-controlled House Added Nearly $8 Trillion to National Debt

During their eight years in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republicans added $7.9 trillion to the national debt. In a report published by the U.S. Treasury Department entitled “The Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It,” one need only set the correct date parameters to find out how much the money the […]

Study: Why Do Women Earn Less Than Men?

Why do more college-educated women continue to prefer Democratic candidates over Republican? Surely they are smart enough to understand that capitalism (preferred by Republicans), though not perfect, provides a higher standard of living than socialism (preferred by Democrats)! Perhaps they simply are too busy working to pay off student loans, while trying to balance a […]