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Published on Nov 7, 2013
US prisoners have found a new way to continue to break the law while they’re behind bars. Billions of dollars in unemployment benefits are being improperly paid out in the US, many of which are fraudulently going to incarcerated people across the country. Former King County Sheriff, Rep David Reichert (R-Wash.) has introduced the Permanently Ending Receipt by Prisoners (PERP) Act to battle this very issue on Capitol Hill.
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My personal advice to Obama. Don’t f**k with Chuck! . . . EDITOR
from WMD Commentary
Chuck Norris asks why Americans would want to re-elect spendthrift president
by Chuck NorrisEmail | Archive
[Chuck Norris is the star of more than 20 films and the long-running TV series “Walker, Texas Ranger.” His latest book is entitled The Official Chuck Norris Fact Book.” Learn more about his life and ministry at his official website, ChuckNorris.com.]
In 2007, when I began writing my New York Times best-seller, “Black Belt Patriotism,” unemployment was less than 5 percent, the annual federal budget was about $2.9 trillion, the federal deficit was $161 billion and the national debt was $9 trillion.
Today, unemployment is stuck at 8.2 percent, the federal budget at $3.8 trillion, the federal deficit at $1.3 trillion and the national debt is quickly approaching a staggering $16 trillion .
To add insult to injury, our vassalage to other countries deepens as they bankroll increasing amounts of U.S. debt, with more than one-half of the public debt alone held by private investors in foreign lands. . . . Read Complete Report