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u.s. government

Civil Rights

Fighting DOMA, Edie Windsor Now Takes Her Case To The Supreme Court

by David Badash ● 12:40 PM July 16, 2012
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Edie Windsor, having won in federal district court, is now petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on her case that has already found DOMA to be unconstitutional.

Economics

America Spends $71 Billion Annually Subsidizing Tax-Exempt Religion

by David Badash ● 10:20 AM June 18, 2012
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A new report finds that tax-exempt religious organizations are subsidized by the U.S. government — meaning, you and me — to the tune of $71 billion each year.

Economics

Why Did S&P Downgrade The U.S. Government’s Credit Rating?

by David Badash ● 11:35 PM August 5, 2011
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Oner of the main reasons Standard and Poor’s downgraded the credit rating of the US government was the inability of Congress to work together.