US Soldiers Used $100 Million in Food Stamps in 2013

New numbers from the Defense Commissary Agency just revealed that US soldiers spent over $100 million worth of food stamps at military commissaries in 2013. That’s more than quadruple the number in 2007.

Protesters With Pitchforks and Torches Defend Homeless

All over the country local and federal governments have been criminalizing homelessness. In some areas it is illegal to sleep or set up encampments on any public property, in other areas it is illegal for charitable organizations to feed the homeless. Even worse, in some areas they are even rounding up the homeless and putting them into camps.

Wall Street Adviser: Actual Unemployment is 37.2%, ‘Misery Index’ Worst in 40 Years

Don’t believe the happy talk coming out of the White House, Federal Reserve and Treasury Department when it comes to the real unemployment rate and the true “Misery Index.” Because, according to an influential Wall Street advisor, the figures are a fraud. In a memo to clients provided to Secrets, David John Marotta calculates the actual unemployment...

The Level Of Economic Freedom In The United States Is At An All-Time Low

The 2014 Index of Economic Freedom has just been released, and it turns out that the level of economic freedom in the United States has now fallen for seven consecutive years. But of course none of us need a report or a survey to tell us that. All we have to do is open our eyes and look around. At this point our entire society is completely dominated by control...

Gov SWAT Teams Target “Rugged Individuals” Who Grow Their Own Food, Produce Their Own Electricity

The tentacles of tyranny are everywhere and no one is protected from their grasp. Recently, agents of the Los Angeles county government started paying visits to these rugged individualists. They claimed they were “here to help,” as one resident puts it. But, as is generally the case when the government comes knocking, they were there for exactly the...

As Minimum Wages Inch Upwards, Workers Say ‘Not Enough!’

As of January 1, the minimum wage in 13 states will rise, bringing the total number of states with wages above the $7.25 federal requirement to 21. However, as many celebrate this as a victory and a sure-fire strategy for Democratic legislators in upcoming elections, progressive voices maintain that a minimum wage of $8 or $9 an hour is still not enough.