Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fresh oil slicks forming over Deepwater Horizon spill site

Source: Despite assurances from British oil company BP that no oil was present at the Deepwater Horizon site in the Gulf of Mexico, two Louisiana State University men have returned with video evidence of large blooms of crude oil swelling up to the water’s surface where the doomed oil rig once hovered. Tests on […]

Ron Paul calls for spending cuts before hurricane relief

Source: The moment Hurricane Irene was sweeping through New York, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul was calling for additional spending cuts before funding disaster relief. The Texas congressman doubled down comments he made Friday that the nation was better off in the 1900s, before the existence of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Congressman, […]

Perry Bills Feds For Housing Illegals

Source: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has asked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for nearly $350 million to cover the costs incurred detaining illegal immigrants in state prisons and county jails. In a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Perry criticized the federal government hasn’t been doing enough to secure the border with […]

AP Poll: Frontrunners Paul, Perry, Romney

Source: Reports Yahoo News: “In yet another sign that perhaps the news media ought to think about treating his presidential campaign more seriously, Ron Paul was viewed about as favorably as Rick Perry and Mitt Romney by Americans in a new poll. In an Associated Press-GfK telephone survey of the general population, 37 percent […]

TRENDING: Ron Paul: We don’t need FEMA

Source: As Hurricane Irene barrels along the U.S. East Coast, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas said the nation would be much better off without the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “I live on the Gulf Coast. We put up with hurricanes all the time,” the GOP presidential candidate told CNN after a New Hampshire campaign […]

Billionaire investor Jim Rogers throws his support behind Ron Paul

Source: Kenneth Schortgen Jr , Finance Examiner Billionaire investor Jim Rogers throws his support behind Ron Paul As the economy Continues its downward slide due to the failed leadership of both the President and Congress, billionaire investor Jim Rogers sees no other alternative to turn things around than for Ron Paul to win the […]

Report Sheds Light on Chemicals in Oil Dispersants

Source: Earthjustice advocacy, litigation reveal dispersants’ dirty chemical secrets Pop quiz: nearly 2 million gallons of chemicals are about to be dumped into the ocean where they will mix with oil gushing from a blown out well. Do you: A. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects on marine life? B. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects […]

Ron Paul Close 2nd in GA Straw Poll

Source: The photos below are great!  Also from the site. Submitted by johnpp2on Sat, 08/27/2011 – 15:15 Just left the GA Straw Poll in Perry, GA.Cain 232 Paul 229 Perry 179, then Newt, Bachmann, Romney. As I was leaving, the Cain bus was loading up. I didn’t see a Paul bus but there […]

Ron Paul: No FEMA response necessary

Source:   Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy By NBC’s Jo Ling Kent GILFORD, N.H. — After a lunch speech today, Ron Paul slammed the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, and said that no national response to Hurricane Irene is necessary. “We should be like 1900; we […]

The Many Collapses of Keynesianism

Source: Saturday, August 27, 2011 – by Lew Rockwell It should be obvious to everyone but the most dedicated adherent of Keynesianism that the stimulus did not accomplish its end. The combination of outright spending by Congress, the desperate schemes to reflate the housing market, the attempt to transfuse bleeding firms with other people’s […]

Media Blackout: US in Yet Another Illegal War … in Yemen

Source: Airstrike Kills 8 Suspected Militants in Yemen … Officials in Yemen say an airstrike has killed eight militants in the country’s south. The officials said Thursday’s strike targeted a position held by militants with suspected links to al-Qaida in Yemen. On Wednesday, clashes between Yemeni forces and militants near Zinjibar in southern Abyan […]