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Nearly 15 percent of U.S. households were “food insecure” in 2011 – hungry, or uncertain about their food supply.

Recent Facts

Americans who don’t purchase health care insurance will start paying fines in 2014.

The five biggest U.S. banks hold 52 percent of the market, triple what they held in 1970. Small banks are disappearing.

If Congress and the White House don’t strike a deficit-reduction deal, cuts kick in at the Pentagon.

Possible $52.3 billion cuts in the Pentagon budget would not knock the U.S. from its position as #1 military superpower spender. How much are we talking about?