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Social Security Shakedown

December 18, 2014


Is the Social Security Administration a lawless an dictator agency? It’s persistent attempt to collect allegedly overpaid benefits from the children of beneficiaries decades after the checks were issued certainly leaves that impression. It’s shocking, really, that a powerful federal agency would resort to confiscating tax returns from people who were kids when their parents […]

“Rolling Stone” Rape Story

December 11, 2014


I am not surprised “Rolling Stone” made mistakes with its story about an alleged gang rape at a fraternity at the University of Virginia in a rush to put out a juicy story, perhaps in part to compete in this age of Internet, basic journalism, involving fact-checking, has eroded. Even though it is premature to […]