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The New Critics

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Published: January 12th, 2015

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Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn’t want you to read

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Published: October 23rd, 2014

Wastebook 2014

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Peter Thiel : Slow impoverishment’ happening in USA…

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Published: October 21st, 2014

WE ARE OUT OF TIME ….DUH!

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A Guy Hung An Offensive Sign Around His Neck To Make A Solid Point. And … It Worked.

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Published: April 10th, 2014

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Accusing Others Of Not Playing By The Rules? But Are You?…

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Published: March 7th, 2014

So the question is how do we sanction you Mr Obama, you who violate the sovereignty and privacy of the Americans and also stealing the assets of the American people…

President Obama announced that he signed an executive order authorizing sanctions on “individuals and entities responsible for violating the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine or for stealing the assets of the Ukrainian people.”

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Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds…

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Published: November 19th, 2013

Oh, gee don’t you think that study confirms what our politicians do too….

From LA Times

College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.

Their results, recently released as a working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research, suggest that one of the contributing forces behind government corruption could be who gets into government work in the first place.

For instance, “if people have the view that jobs in government are corrupt, people who are honest might not want to get into that system,” said Rema Hanna, an associate professor at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. To combat that problem, governments may need to find new ways to screen people seeking jobs, she said.

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Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report

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Published: November 19th, 2013

Surprised? I am not at all….

From NYP

In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington.

The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.

And the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew it.

Just two years before the presidential election, the Census Bureau had caught an employee fabricating data that went into the unemployment report, which is one of the most closely watched measures of the economy.

And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.

“He’s not the only one,” said the source, who asked to remain anonymous for now but is willing to talk with the Labor Department and Congress if asked.

The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.

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