teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / October 8, 2014
Approximately half of all Americans receive government subsidies of one kind or another.
This is seen by some conservatives as the demise of the American Republic, the death-knell of resistance to the welfare state. It is nothing of the sort. It is strong evidence of the [...]
mises.org / by Brandon Dutcher / Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Through the years, Bernard Madoff, the convicted ponzi schemer who defrauded his investors, “generously” donated millions of dollars to charity — cancer research, hospitals, theaters, schools, and more. At least one of these charitable organizations invested with Mr. Madoff, where the invested funds disappeared.
21stcenturywire.com / SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
After a century of being taken to the cleaners by the US federal government, mining and energy giants, along with the nuclear power industry, the Navajo Nation has managed to claw back some of what is rightfully theirs.
The historic legal victory address the issue of past mismanagement, but it [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / September 23, 2014
There is much talk about the fragmentation of the international order. The failure of the Doha Round at the WTO, the efforts to make national firewalls are digital information, the decline cross-border movement of capital since 2008, the decline trade, the rise of anti-immigration sentiment [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Tuesday, September 09, 2014 2:37 AM
Obesity rates in the US are soaring along with healthcare costs: A New Study Shows US Adult Obesity Rates Exceed 20% in Every State with at least 30% of adults are obese in more than 20 states.
Rates of [...]
jonrappoport.wordpress.com / by Jon Rappoport / September 7, 2014
What? The government admits vaccines cause autism?
The extensive article is at childhealthsafety.wordpress.com.
Title: “Vaccines Did Not Save Us.” It’s well worth studying.
Halfway through the piece, we’re linked to a May 5, 2008, email, from Tina Cheatham at the US Health Resources Services Administration, [...]
investmentwatchblog.com / September 1st, 2014
10,000 hand grenades, 16,000 rifles, 240 rocket-propelled grenades: Germany sends military equipment for 4000 Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq. This was decided by the Federal Government on Sunday evening.
Berlin – The fight against the jihadists of the ” Islamic State [...]
lewrockwell.com / Karen Kwiatkowski / August 16, 2014
I’d like to think that if I stop paying attention to the crimes and conspiracies of the US government abroad, those crimes and conspiracies stop. They don’t.
I’d like to think that as a vocal person, as an occasional voter, as a sometime [...]
mises.org / by Dale Steinreich / Monday, August 11, 2014
August 9, 2014 marks twenty-five years since the signing into law of the US savings and loan (S&L) industry bailout, the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) of 1989. After FIRREA was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, the [...]
investmentwatchblog.com / Phoenix Capital Research / August 2nd, 2014
Over the last 30 years, the US has built up record debts on a personal, state, and national level. Consumers thought they were financially stable so long as they could cover the interest payments on their credit cards, states created program after program few if any [...]
wolfstreet.com / Don Quijones / August 1, 2014
By Don Quijones, freelance writer, translator in Barcelona, Spain. Raging Bull-Shitis his modest attempt to challenge the wishful thinking and scrub away the lathers of soft soap peddled by political and business leaders and their loyal mainstream media. This article is a Wolf Street exclusive.
lewrockwell.com / Doug French / August 2, 2014
Usually we’re told to silence our cell phones. Judge Andrew Napolitano held up his Blackberry to a crowd of students from all over the world and said, “turn your iphones and Androids ON, so the NSA can listen in.” Yes, the government has you wired [...]
mogamboguru.com / The Mogambo Guru / July 28, 2014 I now belatedly realize, with crystal clarity, that being an “inert carbon blob” is a reachable goal for me. Thus, ‘tis my new plan for my remaining retirement years, since it has no age restrictions, takes no effort, and has zero cost, but, happily, does involve [...]
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Dave Hodges / August 1, 2014
Emory Hospital in Atlanta to Receive Ebola Patient
Atlanta’s CBS46 News is reporting that “within days” an Ebola patient will soon be transferred to Emory Hospital in Atlanta. No details were provided except to say that the patient is an American and a health [...]
mises.org / by Ryan McMaken / Friday, July 25, 2014
When I heard that environmentalists were sounding the alarm about a new “threat” to Grand Canyon National Park, my first thought was that the federal government had finally managed to pull the trigger on its plan to dam up and flood parts [...]
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / July 15, 2014
Nothing to Fear?
Everybody knows you never go full retard.
Kirk Lazarus, Tropic Thunder
Southern Bourbon Punch
(Photo © FlickrLickr / wikipedia)
It looked as though US stocks were about to correct last week. [...]
infowars.com / by KURT NIMMO / JUNE 25, 2014
A federal court in Portland, Oregon has ruled the federal government’s “No-Fly” list is unconstitutional because it violates the right to due process under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments.
“[W]ithout proper notice and an opportunity to be heard, an individual could be doomed to indefinite [...]
mises.ca / David Howden / Friday, June 20th, 2014
Hot off her Ontario electoral win, Kathleen Wynne is taking aim at Ottawa. The federal government´s equalization program distributes money between the provinces to help those with less fiscal capabilities deliver the same services. In an interview with the CBC, Wynne noted the unfortunate [...]
mises.org / by Sal Ahmed / Thursday, June 19, 2014
Thanks to the extraction of oil through hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, the US is not only on its way to being energy independent, but is predicted to become a net exporter of oil and gas by 2025. Serious drilling operations [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 06/18/2014 10:30
What Obama wants, he appears to get. As AP reports, the U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled. Which leaves us questioning when the Federal Government will see [...]