Corporate Welfare Recipient #4: Verizon

Verizon profit 2013 was $28.83 billion. Verizon's Taxes for U.S. corporate income tax: a REFUND of $197 million. No more current data is available as of 02/2016.

Corporate Welfare Recipient #5: JP Morgan Chase

JPMorgan profit for 2013 was $17.23 billion. JP Morgan's corporate income tax: a REFUND of $1.3 billion.

Corporate Welfare Recipient #6: General Motors

GM profit for 2013 was $4.88 billion. GM's  corporate income tax: a REFUND of $34 million. No more current information available as of 02/2016.

U.S. Deaths 14 Weeks After Fukushima Meltdowns

An estimated 14,000 excess deaths in the U.S. are linked to the radioactive fallout from the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear reactors in Japan. The rise in reported deaths was largest among U.S. infants under age one.

China has America Beat 4 to 1

The United States spends about $4 on goods and services from China for every one dollar that China spends on goods and services from the United States.

Secret Fed Loans to Wall Street Banks

Before the official bailout and in secret, the Federal Reserve provided $1.2 trillion in public money to banks at a time when banks assured investors their firms were healthy.

Police Brutality On The Rise

Local police doctrine now dictates that public protests be treated as 'security threats'. That means peaceful demonstrations will be treated like prison riots. The doctrine allows wide latitude for abuse against citizens.

Dead Dolphin Phenomena

After the TransOcean BP oil explosion of April 20, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, not one live dolphin was seen untill Nov. 28, 2011; alive but very ill.

How Banks Got Too Big To Fail

The nation's 10 largest financial institutions hold 54 percent of our total financial assets; in 1990, they held 20 percent. In the meantime, the number of banks has dropped from more than 12,500 to about 8,000.

The United States 2.10 Million Prisoners

The U.S. has the highest prison population rate in the world at 714 people incarcerated per 100,000 of the national population.