Archive for August 16th, 2012

Dollars and Census: Quest for New Classifications All About Federal Spending

Thursday August 16th, 2012   •   Posted by Lloyd Billingsley at 9:51am PDT   •   0 Comments

The federal Census Bureau, budget $3.1 billion, seeks changes to its racial classification system that have more to do with federal spending than ethnic and racial accuracy. The current government-approved racial categories, set by the White House Office of Management and Budget, are: white, black, Asian, Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native. Many Americans…
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U.S. Government’s Ethanol Boondoggle Raising Food Prices Worldwide

Thursday August 16th, 2012   •   Posted by David Theroux at 12:36am PDT   •   4 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports in “Ethanol vs. the World: The corn fuel mandate is raising food prices and hurting the poor,” that the massive federal corporate welfare subsidies to corn farmers and mandates for ethanol production are “a man-made disaster that could be stopped if the EPA or others in Washington cared for…
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