Who’s your poppy?

The Worldwide illicit drugs business is by far the most profitable illicit global trade, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime...

Tax facts you didn’t know

One type of federal tax that Americans pay is income tax. Federal income taxes are the main source of revenue for the federal government,...

Hidden government revenue streams

You may be aware of the tax dollars the government withholds from your paycheck, but this isn't the only way they're tapping your income. Fines,...

Government waste

With so much money flowing into government coffers and Americans working so hard to fund government activities, you would hope government officials were spending...

What if they all went away?

Whenever Congress and the president lock horns over a vital national interest, it is easy to declare a plague on both their houses and...

If the government does it, is it really illegal?

It's good to be king - and it always has been. Ever since the first government formed, there has been the idea there are...

You are being ripped off

With a tax code exceeding 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion human hours per year to determine taxpayers' taxable income,...

The corruption curve

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” (Lord Acton) We all like to think of ourselves...

The only transparent thing is the corruption

Most politicians bend the laws of the land and steal money or solicit bribes because they need the funds to support networks of patronage....

What is this WikiLeaks anyway?

Wikileaks is a self-described “not-for-profit media organization,” launched in 2006 for the purposes of disseminating original documents from anonymous sources and leakers. Its website...

Guns

You loot, we shoot

Young guns

Scandal unraveling

Ammo grab