thedailybell.com / Anthony Wile / September 14, 2014
Introduction: Ron Holland is a contributing editor to several newsletters dealing with political and investing topics and author of several books, including Escape the Pension Trap. Originally from North Carolina, Ron lived in Geneva from 2003 to 2004 and divided his time between the US and Europe [...]
theburningplatform.com / 27th July 2014
In 1960 the incarceration rate in the United States was 153 per 100,000. Today it is 716 per 100,000. After 50 years of the War on Poverty, this is what we’ve accomplished. You might be interested to know the incarceration rate of black males is 4,347 per 100,000.
mises.org / by Logan Albright / Friday, July 18, 2014
One area where many otherwise-correct free-market thinkers and libertarians stumble is in the area of right-to-work laws, now gaining considerable popularity across the nation. These laws come in a variety of forms, but in most cases a state that adopts right-to-work laws [...]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / 2014/7/4
This Dependence Day, people who live in the geographic region known as the US will celebrate by drinking foreign beer like Budweiser, and many will make empty, slurred gestures in reference towards “their nation’s” imaginary core values, like freedom and liberty with little to no understanding of [...]
washingtonsblog.com / July 3, 2014
Problems Are All Related …
The Christian Science Monitor reports:
According to a new [Gallup] poll, Americans have become significantly “less satisfied with the freedom to choose what they want to do with their lives.”
Seventy-nine percent of US residents are satisfied with their level of freedom, down from [...]
infowars.com / by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON / JULY 1, 2014
Can a person born into slavery ever truly understand the sanctity of freedom?
Shin Dong-hyuk is the only person to have ever escaped from a North Korean death camp and lived to tell the tale.
He was born inside Kaechon internment camp (Camp #14) [...]
mises.org / by Ryan McMaken / Friday, June 13, 2014
Although a majority of Colorado voters successfully forced the state government to legalize the possession and sale of cannabis in 2012, this popular initiative did not of course bind the governments of surrounding states to a similar degree of tolerance.
acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / May 29, 2014
More Harm than Good
We’re still on our commencement day address, where our callow graduates find out that they’ve been set up. (You can catch up with parts I and II of our address here and here.)
Dear Class of ’14: Except in [...]
endoftheamericandream.com / By Michael Snyder, on May 18th, 2014
When the U.S. military “liberates” a nation, shouldn’t it result in more liberty, freedom and peace for the people living there? Instead, we find just the opposite. In fact, in every single case since 9/11, when the U.S. military has “liberated” a nation it [...]
freedomoutpost.com / Dr. Robert Owens / May 18, 2014
To understand why liberty is imperiled in our country today, we must first state clearly and unequivocally what is liberty. Then and only then can we understand what is necessary for its preservation as well as see what is undermining it today. Liberty [...]
dollarvigilante.com / Christopher Cantwell / May 17, 2014
Suppose I said to you “Let’s get 10-30 million people to go down to Washington DC and force Barack Obama out of office!” What would you say? Might sound like a great idea at first, until you realize that I lack the capacity to organize [...]
ronpaulinstitute.org / daniel mcadams / thursday may 1, 2014
Be among the first to watch this very special evening with Ron Paul in the San Francisco Bay area, speaking extensively on the principles of liberty and freedom. Federal Reserve, taxation, the ill-gotten wealth of those in the military-industrial complex, senseless wars, the nanny state, the [...]
mises.org / by Gary Galles / Thursday, May 01, 2014
Murray Rothbard once noted that “One of the most common charges leveled against the free market is that it reflects and encourages unbridled ‘selfish materialism’ … it distracts man from higher ideals. It leads man away from spiritual or intellectual values.” But that allegation [...]
paulcraigroberts.org / Paul Craig Roberts / April 13, 2014
How does Washington get away with the claim that the country it rules is a democracy and has freedom? This absurd claim ranks as one of the most unsubstantiated claims in history.
There is no democracy whatsoever. Voting is a mask for rule by a [...]
washingtonsblog.com / by Carl Herman / March 22, 2014
The 2014 Worldwide Wave of Action (and here) begins ~April 4 on the anniversary of Martin King’s assassination by the US government (civil court trial verdict), with this operation completing ~July 4.
Purpose of this operation:
Expose 1% oligarchs in the US and elsewhere [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/20/2014 14:14 -0400
While the US administration continues to fire ‘sanction’ bullets at Russia and explains how painful these will be, Senator John McCain – in response to his own sanctioning by the Russians – has responded… (as has John Boehner)
Via John McCain’s website,
U.S. Senator John McCain [...]
mises.org / by Bryan Cheang / Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Herbert Spencer was born into a nineteenth-century world where the traditional logic of imperialism interacted with new developments like the Industrial Revolution, and new ideas like free trade and liberalism that emerged out of the Enlightenment of the previous century. The key to understanding [...]
dollarvigilante.com / March 8, 2014
Hello from a trailer park in Austin, Texas,
I only wish I was kidding. Before I get to that, however, I’d like to point out that I’ve missed the last two Weekend Vigilante’s in a row. During those few weeks I spoke at a bitcoin meetup in Mexico City, [...]
washingtonsblog.com / March 3, 2014
Are Americans Starting to Stand Up and Resist the Increasing Encroachments On Our Freedom?
Americans are starting to wake up from our fear-induced haze:
We don’t buy the “justifications” for mass surveillance For the first time since 9/11, we value privacy more than anti-terror protections We’re sick of war [...]