Below, I have set forth various topics and
created links to source material
with respect to those topics.
Stuart Levine

Paul Simon famously wrote that "all lies in jest, a man hears
what he wants to hear and disregards the rest."

This post from makes it
clear that lies are hard to stamp out.

This site is my small contribution to that effort.

The Song:

Economics (General))

Federal Budget

Federal Tax Issues

How Now, Dow Jones--The "Currency Adjusted" Dow Jones Industrial Average

Income and Wealth Inequality


Presidential Politics

Science (the Environment))

Social Security

State Tax Issues

The Stock Market

Other Fact Sites of Interest:

Tax Facts from the Tax Policy Center
of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution
--A wealth of information. The site is so fine-tooth that it even has charts on real estate transfer and recordation taxes on a state-by-state basis.

ZipSkinny is an engine that will provide demographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau on a zip code by zip code basis.

How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has its four reports available for download.

The Energy Information Administration--Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government

Links to Basic Information on Climate Change

Radar Logic--Home sale price information

Case/Shiller Index--Additional information on home sale prices

Census Bureau Site on State Finances This gives information, both on an aggregate and state-by-state basis, on revenues, taxes, and expenditures of the various states.

changed January 2, 2009