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Debt Servitude: IRS’ Private Debt Collectors Are Crushing Poor American Taxpayers

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Since the IRS implemented the private debt collection (PDC) initiative in 2017, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson warned that low-income taxpayers whose debts are assigned to private collection agencies (PCAs) are being locked into debt servicing installment plans they cannot afford, as many are unable to […]

Government-Funded Martyrs? ISIS Suicide Bomber “Paid $1.24 Million to Blow Himself Up”

It may well be that the West is inadvertently fueling its own demise. In a turn of bizarre and tragic events, a man who was released from Guantanamo Bay with the help of British legal aid has now killed himself in a suicide bombing that targeted a military facility in Iraq. The UK-born citizen was […]

The U.S. Government Is Spending 400,000 Dollars On A Single Helmet

Would you pay $400,000 for a single helmet?  Of course you wouldn’t – but that is precisely what the U.S. government is doing.  Just the helmet for the pilot of the new F-35 Lightning II is going to cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars.  And since we are going to need 2,400 of those […]

“Bold Proposal” to Screw European Taxpayers Again / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / July 10, 2015 Proposal to Screw European Taxpayers   You never know who’s reading your blog, until you receive emails. I received a pair of them this week from Father Joseph Fessio, S.J., Founder and Editor of Ignatius Press. While I am quite certain we disagree on many issues, Father Fessio […]

Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses

Image source: Nick Anfinsen, Creative Commons There is trouble again for federal mortgage backers and bailout queens Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose failures helped to trigger the housing market collapse and subsequent 2008 economic crisis. The government enterprises are again turning their lowest profits since the recovery, thanks to derivatives losses – where most […]

New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses

If the quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble implodes, who should be stuck with the bill?  Well, if the “too big to fail” banks have their way it will be you and I.  Right now, lobbyists for the big Wall Street banks are pushing really hard to include an extremely insidious provision in a bill that would […]

ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons

ISIS is marching through city after city in Iraq, and they are doing it with American weapons.  Thanks to a series of stunning victories in recent months, ISIS has captured a vast array of U.S. military equipment including trucks, Humvees, rockets, artillery pieces and Stinger missiles.  When the U.S. was pulling out of Iraq, we were […]

The Dependent / By Dr Jerome / July 2, 2014 at 1:24 am Based on this title, you may suspect the story is about a member of the free sh*t army who depends on the largess of taxpayers and our government stewards who feel they must continue to hand out free sh*t to people who are not working. […]

If The Clintons Are Worth 50 Million, Why Do They Get Nearly A Million A Year From The Taxpayers?

Since leaving the White House, the Clintons have earned at least 100 million dollars and currently have a net worth of up to 50 million dollars.  So why in the world do the taxpayers need to give Bill Clinton $944,000 to fund his extravagant lifestyle in 2014?  If ordinary Americans truly understood how much money […]

How the Greek Banks Secured an Additional, Hidden €41 billion Bailout from European taxpayers / by Yanis Varoufakis / May 11, 2014 In 2013 Greek taxpayers borrowed from the rest of Europe’s taxpayers €41 billion to pump into the Greek banks. This is well known. What is not known is that, also in 2013/4, the Greek banks received an additional, well hidden, €41 billion bailout loan from Greek and European citizens. This […]