Debate about the fairest and most effective way to reduce poverty in the United States has gone on for years and will go on forever. Issues like welfare and tax cuts will never cease to polarize the public.
But one government service quietly hums in the background, last year keeping nearly 27 millions of Americans out of poverty. It’s called Social Security, and it’s the most comprehensive anti-poverty program in the U.S.
The Silver Arrows (Silberpfeil) were the legendary Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Grand Prix racers of the 1930s supposedly named by the press for their German national racing color. They established the primacy of German race cars by achieving speeds (over 300 km/h in race trim, higher in land speed trim) and outputs not matched until much later. (Read More Petrolicious)