As Nation Debates Gun Control, US Military Wants $716 Billion For Next Year

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TweetYumTheLastAmericanVagabond.com As Americans debate domestic gun control following the mass shooting at a Florida high school last week, funding for military arms has evaded public scrutiny. The United States Department of Defense recently released its summary of the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) with little fanfare. The first thing to note is how little media coverage the […]

U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

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TweetYumPresident Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $ 9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a $ 9.7 billion loss […]

Bird Flu Researchers Push to Make Virus More Deadly

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TweetYumIn a letter published today in the nation’s two most prestigious scientific journals — Science and Nature — bird flu researchers say they need to perform research on the H7N9 virus that would make it more dangerous. The researchers say that’s necessary in order to prepare for its possible spread between humans [because they’re obviously […]

FBI Suspect Captured: Family Denies Suspects Involvment In Boston Bombing

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TweetYumUPDATE: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston Marathon Bombing, hand-cuffed and detained by police? Hebert D. posted this video on YouTube, April 19, 2013. It allegedly shows the first suspect being detained by authorities. The authenticity of the video and the news station it was captured by in Brazil is still in question. The man […]

True State of USA Wealth Inequality

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TweetYum March 10, 2013 MEDIA ROOTS — The top 1% hold 40% of the nation’s wealth. But the bottom 80% hold only 7% of the nation’s wealth. This infographics video provides an arresting presentation of widening wealth inequality in the USA. It also compares and contrasts our perceptions with actual reality. A notable segment is a […]