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17 Fourth Of July Someecards For All The Snarky Patriots Out There

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy

We associate the Fourth of July with many things -- barbecues, beer, obscene amounts of red, white and blue. Most importantly, though, it's America's ...

Uncle Sam Doesn’t Want You -- He Already Has You

William J. Astore | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
William J. Astore

You've been drafted into the American national security state. That much is evident from Edward Snowden's revelations. Your smartphone? It's a perfect tracking device if the government needs to find you. Your computer? Hackable and trackable. Your server? It's at their service, not yours.

10 Financial Breaks Single People Wished They Could Get from Uncle Sam

MyBankTracker | Posted 07.20.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

There are unique benefits that married people can take advantage of, as long as you know what you are eligible for. If you plan on tying the knot i...

The Daily Szep: Commie Pinkos

Paul Szep | Posted 07.13.2014 | Comedy
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Paul Szep

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I Didn't File Taxes -- Now What?

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.17.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

No matter the reasons behind your decision to not file your taxes by April 15, the sooner you buckle down and do it, the better off you will be, and a weight will be lifted off of your shoulders.

The Cancer of Racism Thrives in America

Chris Williams | Posted 09.15.2013 | Black Voices
Chris Williams

For every person in this society to begin receiving a fair shake, each one of us has to become proactive in fighting on the side of right and not on the side of privilege.

LOOK: The Most Memorable People Who Never Lived

time.com | Posted 05.23.2013 | Books

Here at TIME, we think a lot about the question of influence. Our annual TIME 100 issue takes a close look at the most influential figures in the worl...

Happy B'day To The Father Of The American Cartoon

Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of German-born American cartoonist, Thomas Nast. Considered to be the father of the American cartoon, the artist whose sharp wit...

Uncle Sam Wants You! …To Combat Online Piracy

Wired | Posted 06.27.2012 | Technology

The Obama administration is apparently out of ideas on how to protect Big Content from online piracy. So now it’s asking for your help. ...

Tax Audit Fears Are...

Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

As we all prepare and file our tax returns ahead of this year's April 17 deadline, the sense that Big Brother is looking down at us -- making sure we ...

Review: The Adjustment by Scott Phillips

Carole Mallory | Posted 11.01.2011 | Books
Carole Mallory

Just where do many of America's criminals come from? Scott Phillips' searing fourth novel, The Adjustment, plots the journey of PR man Wayne Ogd...

Stock Market Ends Worst Week In A Year

Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

(Caroline Valetkevitch) - Stocks ended the worst week in a year as time runs out on Washington to reach agreement before the government loses its ...

PICTURES: America's Real Uncle Sam

CollegeHumor Article | Posted 09.04.2011 | Comedy

Today's Americans also need encouragement from the man in blue, but less with joining the military and more with getting cold ones from the fridge....

Exhibit Reveals How The Government Influences The Way We Eat

Kerry Trueman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home
Kerry Trueman

No wonder Uncle Sam looks so pained; he's been getting his arm twisted by lobbyists for nearly a hundred years. And food is no different.

Uncle Sam and the Shrink: A "Palestine Papers" Drama, in One Act

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Earlier this week, Al Jazeera released a decade's worth of memos, emails, maps and minutes from high-level negotiations between the United States, Isr...

The Genius of Democracy; or, Boy, Does Uncle Sam Need You!

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

Voters fed up with lesser may try greater of two evils again....

Suppose the Tax Cuts Expired

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Philip Neches

The simplest thing is to spend more on things that generate deductions. Give more to charity. Buy a new computer. Do more business travel: go more often, stay longer, upgrade accommodations.

The Taxman Comes Up Short

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

In less than a week, April 15, to be precise, about 135 million Americans are expected to file their 2009 tax returns.

Five Major Reasons the Economy is Screwed

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

What other the obstacles that stand in the way of prosperity? What are some reasons we will pull out of this economic mess?

Foreign Arabic-Language TV: An Exercise in Futility?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're tripping over each other. American, British, French, Russian, Chinese and Turkish satellite TV channels want a piece of the Arab viewers' p...

Under Stimulated: Building Trains and Other Stuff We Need Rather Than What Wall Street Dictates

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I'm making real investment in fast trains that run where people live and want to go my wish for the New Year.

FHA: Federal Housing Authority Low On Cash, High On Leverage

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Treasury has announced new "capital cushion" requirements for financial institutions to reduce excessive risk and prevent taxpayer bailouts. Seems...

Why Democrats Are Losing on Health Care

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Frank

If universal health insurance goes down to defeat, Democrats will have to live with the shame of having been beaten by arguments that a novice debater would have no trouble putting down.

Cash for Clunker Sequel: Dump the Pump

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Given the success of "Cash for Clunkers," the government will introduce a sequel that one observer called "Dollars for Dishwashers". That's not really the name, but it's better than "Clunkers, Part Deux".

Glenn Beck Gets Ready To Tea Bag

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew Filipowicz

As others have noted, Glenn is getting harder and harder to satirize. I mean really, is it that far off to imagine him dressing up in a tea bag?