Proof of Citizenship Laws
Only 86 of these resulted in conviction.
How Many Citizens Could This Effect?
The Brennan Center recently released data showing the following,
about 11 percent of US citizens, or roughly 21 million citizens dont
The economic dimension
Conservatives prefer little government involvement in economy.
Liberals see a positive government role.
Liberals: Favor economic and social equality, even at the
expense of economic growth.
The social order di
In 2011, Congress passed a law saying that if they couldnt agree on a plan
to reduce our deficit by $4 trillion, about $1 trillion in automatic, arbitrary
and across the board budget cuts would start to take effect in 2013.
Congress hasnt co
Debt Ceiling Discussion
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Low Information Rationality
Ordinary people are ignorant about a lot of stuff
What we do know:
whether times are good or bad
The Presidents Party
Filing Income Taxes
Tax Return Refund of excess taxes individuals paid during previous
You dont pay tax on all of your income
Deductibles are subtracted from your salary to calculate taxable
After subtractions are made to your gross income the
Childcare is really, really expensive
Almost everyone has children
Most people have children when they are young
They have lower incomes on average than in later years
They have also not had a chance to save for very long
Many looming policy challenges wo
A tax levied by the United States Internal Revenue System (IRS)
placed on the annual earnings of individuals or businesses in which
they receive as income
Purpose is to generate income for federal government
Citizens who dont pay are sent a bill by mail
The Executive branch gets to decide what gets axed
Interest Payments, Social Security, Health Care, Armed Forces, Roads,
If the government does not make interest payments, the country is in
If the coun
The Debt Outlook
A Debt to GDP ratio > 0.60 is considered unsustainable
Current U.S. Debt to GDP is 0.69. That puts us at a tipping point.
The secured federal debt is just the tip of the iceberg.
Social Security and Medicare are unsecured debts
From the Constitution of 1787:
15th Amendment. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not
be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of
race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
19th Amendment. Women's S