Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 8, 2016     Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought   The United States Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended mandatory depression screening for all Americans. The task force wants to force health insurance companies to pay for the screening. Basic economics, as well as the Obamacare […]

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Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy   Recently updated !

By Yonathan Amselem Mises.org February 8, 2016   Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy   On January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and make everyone a college graduate. There’s nothing new here, […]


Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements? ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 8, 2016   Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements?   US economics statistics are so screwed up that they do not provide an accurate picture. Consider the latest monthly payroll jobs report. According to the report, in January 151,000 new jobs were created. Where […]

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Judge Napolitano: Clinton Espionage Evidence is Overwhelming. Will Obama Block Prosecution?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute February 5, 2016   Judge Napolitano: Clinton Espionage Evidence is Overwhelming. Will Obama Block Prosecution?   In a new video report at Fox News, former New Jersey Judge Andrew Napolitano predicts that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will “very soon” recommend the prosecution of Hillary Clinton for espionage […]


Mainstream Media has Lost Control: Let the Whining Begin

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 5, 2016   Mainstream Media has Lost Control: Let the Whining Begin       Actually, the “begin” part of the title might be a bit of an exaggeration as we have heard whining on this front for some time. Allow me to offer a recent – and rather […]

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Bill Aims To Restore Consumers’ Legal Rights Stripped Away By Supreme Court Rulings

Bill Aims To Restore Consumers’ Legal Rights Stripped Away By Supreme Court Rulings

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 5, 2016   Bill Aims To Restore Consumers’ Legal Rights Stripped Away By Supreme Court Rulings     In recent years, a narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly sided against consumers’ access to the justice system, concluding that a 90-year-old law gives companies the authority to effectively […]


Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com February 5, 2016   Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)   Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his final State of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate characterization might have been: “Our brand […]

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Jimmy Carter: Citizens United ‘Gives Legal Bribery a Chance to Prevail’

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams February 5, 2016   Jimmy Carter: Citizens United ‘Gives Legal Bribery a Chance to Prevail’ Former president slams ‘the erroneous ruling of the Supreme Court’     Former U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter has taken aim at the “erroneous” Supreme Court ruling that “gives legal bribery a […]


Bubble Watch: Chinese Housing

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 4, 2016   Bubble Watch: Chinese Housing     The Chinese economy is notoriously in a bubble, particularly its real estate market. For years reports have come out of China about brand new cities being built in the middle of nowhere, built to house millions but only being […]

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Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto's herbicide Roundup

A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams February 4, 2016   A “Probable Carcinogen,” Monsanto’s Glyphosate Most Heavily Used Weed-Killer Ever Author of new report says growth in its use ‘will likely contribute to a host of adverse environmental and public health consequences’     Glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, is now the most heavily used […]


The Strange World of The State Department Spokespersons…And a Modest Suggestion

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 4, 2016   The Strange World of The State Department Spokespersons…And a Modest Suggestion     Anyone wondering why the rest of the world sees the US administration as insane — or worse — need only spend a few minutes watching a daily briefing from the White House […]

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