Before you "generously and compassionately" vote to give your local school district more money (property tax override), remember that you are taking it away from your own family, not to mention your neighbor’s. Do you carefully assess and prioritize every spending item in your family’s budget? Doesn’t your local school district have a fiscal responsibility to do the same?
The truth is, our economy is not "recovering." Unemployment is not a low 7.3%. Inflation is not low, either. If you believe otherwise, you might want to stop listening to the federal government and its mouthpiece, the mainstream media. There’s a light at the end of the tunnel all right.
It’s a TRAIN.
Here are a few articles that tell the truth.
The cost of living increase for Social Security beneficiaries will only be 1.5 percent next year. This is one of the smallest cost of living increases that we have ever seen.
If the inflation rate was still calculated the same way that it was back when Jimmy Carter was president, the official rate of inflation would be somewhere between 8 and 10 percent today.
Amazon.com has raised the minimum order size required for free shipping from $25 to $35. But don’t worry – you can afford to order more stuff thanks to the great new job that you got during this "economic recovery."
It is being projected that those using natural gas to heat their homes will see their heating costs rise by 13% this winter. But don’t worry – "global warming" should kick in to high gear any day now.
Thanks to Obamacare, the health insurance premiums of many American families are absolutely skyrocketing.
Household incomes have actually been declining for five years in a row, and total consumer credit has risen by a whopping 22 percent over the past three years.
The quality of our jobs continues to go down and our paychecks are not keeping up with inflation. In fact, 40 percent of all U.S. workers are now making less than what a full-time minimum wage worker made back in 1968 after you account for inflation.