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After NH Trouncing, Clinton’s Delegate Haul Exposes Rigged Electoral System

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams February 11, 2016   After NH Trouncing, Clinton’s Delegate Haul Exposes Rigged Electoral System Nearly 200,000 people call on superdelegates to follow the will of the people, not the whims of Democratic Party elites     The electoral process is just as “rigged” as the economy, Bernie Sanders supporters are […]

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Why I Have Hope

By Ron Paul Mises.org February 11, 2016   Why I Have Hope   [This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.] I think the most exciting message for me today is that things are changing. Often, when I come to these events, people ask me, “isn’t this grueling, isn’t this very tough?” […]


After ‘Whipping Up Myth of Russian Threat,’ NATO Approves New Fighting Force

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams February 10, 2016   After ‘Whipping Up Myth of Russian Threat,’ NATO Approves New Fighting Force NATO ‘aggravating tensions’ with new deployment of thousands to Russian border     The United States and the 27 other NATO-member nations on Wednesday agreed to a new multinational force that will patrol the […]

After 'Whipping Up Myth of Russian Threat,' NATO Approves New Fighting Force

Not-So-Convincing Anti-Second Amendment Arguments

Not-So-Convincing Anti-Second Amendment Arguments

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute February 10, 2016   Not-So-Convincing Anti-Second Amendment Arguments     Ken Womble has written convincingly regarding legal matters, including the desirability of prosecuting cops who lie about other cops’ killings. However, Womble, in a Monday Mimesis Law article, provides several not-so-convincing arguments for repealing the Second Amendment of the […]


Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 10, 2016   Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse     Republicans have spent the entire Obama presidency engaging in acts of disrespect against this president, and the office that he has been twice elected to by a majority of the voters. […]

Obama's $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America's Looming Collapse

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Moral Hazard: The Federal Reserve And Financial Markets

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 10, 2016   Moral Hazard: The Federal Reserve And Financial Markets     One of the problems with central banks acting as a lender of last resort is that of moral hazard. With the cost of bailouts spread out across society and benefits concentrated to a few large […]


Teachers May Be Armed and Trained to Protect Students

Beware: Teachers May Be Armed and Trained to Protect Students

By Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal February 10, 2016   Beware: Teachers May Be Armed and Trained to Protect Students     The superintendent of a rural school district, taking zero chances should an active shooter trespass his grounds, has posted large signs to alert intruders that staff members could have a firearm on hand. […]


ID Thieves Attack IRS Website Using 460,000 Stolen Social Security Numbers

By Chris Morran Consumerist February 10, 2016   ID Thieves Attack IRS Website Using 460,000 Stolen Social Security Numbers   (Adam Fagen) One of the worst things an identity thief can do with a stolen Social Security number is use it to then claim that person’s tax refunds. The Internal Revenue Service has revealed that […]

The Internal Revenue Service has revealed that ID thieves recently tried to attack IRS.gov in an effort to cash in on 460,000 stolen SSNs.

CIA’s Brennan to Senate: I’m Not Sorry I Spied on You

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 9, 2016   CIA’s Brennan to Senate: I’m Not Sorry I Spied on You     CIA director John Brennan lost his cool at Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR) in a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee today when the Oregon Senator suggested the spy chief should apologize for […]

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Coincidence? Baltic Invasion Story Reappears as Pentagon Seeks to Quadruple Europe Spending

By Danielle Ryan RT.com February 9, 2016   Coincidence? Baltic Invasion Story Reappears as Pentagon Seeks to Quadruple Europe Spending     It seems that Putin is about to invade the Baltics. Again. With journalists and commentators distracted by Syria and Europe’s refugee crisis, Putin’s enduring desire to dash Westwards across the continent “recreating the […]


2016’s Economy Begins with a Whimper

By David Haggith Mises.org February 9, 2016   2016’s Economy Begins with a Whimper   January was the winter of our discontented stock market. It was the worst January since 2008, when the Great Recession officially began. It was, in fact, the worst January in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. According to Citigroup, […]

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Privatization Is the Atlanticist Strategy to Attack Russia

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson Paul Craig Roberts.org February 9, 2016   Privatization Is the Atlanticist Strategy to Attack Russia   NOTE: Readers are asking to know who, in addition to the Western-financed NGOs, are the Fifth Columnists inside Russia. Michael Hudson and I left the description general as Atlanticist Integrationists and neoliberal […]


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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