Justine Bartko Thomas

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IRS scandal
By Justine Bartko Thomas On Saturday, May 18th, 2013

In the IRS Scandal, Political Targeting is Only the Beginning

The soon-to-be former IRS acting commissioner who offered his resignation earlier this week after President Obama “asked” for him to do so, testified yesterday in front of the House Ways and Means Committee. More...

Homeland Security
By Justine Bartko Thomas On Saturday, May 4th, 2013

What Exactly Has Homeland Security Been Doing Since 9/11?

Dias Kadyrbayev (middle) and Azamat Tazhayakov (2nd from the left) were in U.S. on a student visa. The two were arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing last week. What took Homeland Security so long More...

Internet Sales Tax
By Justine Bartko Thomas On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Web Giants Amazon And eBay Battle Over Internet Sales Tax

If you own a small online business, then you better look out because the Internet sales tax could soon be reality. There is an email circulating for all online business owners to write to Congress. The following More...

Boston bombings
By Justine Bartko Thomas On Sunday, April 21st, 2013

As We Focused On The Boston Bombings, House GOP Trashed The 4th Amendment

Read all of our continuing Boston bombing coverage here  We got distracted, and look what happened – again. During the Boston bombings were you glued to your tv, computer,cell phone, or any type of information More...

Trickle Down Economics
By Justine Bartko Thomas On Friday, April 5th, 2013

It’s Trickle Down Economics, Not Trickle Up Poverty

The unemployment rate ticked down again? Even when the numbers showed a growth in February, it was not significant enough to get excited about. The economy is taking a hard hit as we are being led to believe over More...

By Justine Bartko Thomas On Saturday, March 30th, 2013

What Does Easter Mean To You?

What is Easter to you? For Christians, it is the celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection. But shhhh. We are not supposed to talk religion is schools, business, or even on money. If you are like many, then More...

By Justine Bartko Thomas On Monday, February 25th, 2013

Something more to the Pope’s resignation

Were you surprised by Pope Benedict’s XVI’s sudden news? The rest of the world seemed to be in shock over it. After I had heard the announcement and the media frenzy that swirled around it I knew in the More...

By Justine Bartko Thomas On Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Majority view government as threat to personal rights

In a recent poll performed by the Pew Research Center, the majority of Americans are now viewing the government as a threat to personal rights. A few mornings ago on my way to work, I received a phone call from More...

By Justine Bartko Thomas On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Petition circulating to keep social security money out of the hands of illegal aliens

Seal of the United States Social Security Administration. It appears on Social Security cards. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) We have just sworn a president into office for a second term. The most important subject that More...

By Justine Bartko Thomas On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

EBT card: the official card of the Democrat party

Several days ago, a woman was arrested for trying to by iPads at several different Wal-Mart stores by using a food stamp, or EBT, card.  It seems that she is not the only person doing this. She just happens to More...