Author Archives : ChrisInMaryville


How War Leads to Big Government | Robert Higgs

Robert Higgs lectures on the topic of the relationship between war and big government, how wars are financed and the results of this war financing to the economy.  This lecture by Robert Higgs was archived from the live broadcast and this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 […]

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Ukraine crisis: On the front lines with a rebel dog (Video)

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Susan Ormiston, CBC News     The front lines in eastern Ukraine changed significantly today. We saw it happen. We headed out early to a church service near the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster site, taking the same route we had for days, passing sunflower fields still dotted with wreckage. Ukraine in crisis: Key facts, major developments Ukraine […]


Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’     The credibility train has long, long  left this White House. Michelle Obama goes to Hollywood, hustles for campaign money, and then complains about how much money is in politics. It’s just bizarre. Politicians are a weird […]

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Is Putin Worse Than Stalin?

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan July 26, 2014 Is Putin Worse Than Stalin?   In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the “kulaks,” the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a genocidal famine was imposed on Ukraine through seizure of her food production. Estimates of […]


Tennessee 2014 State Legislative Survey Results

Source: http://www.campaignforliberty.org   Tennessee 2014 State Legislative Survey Results   Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for State Legislature an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions. The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions. Because the vast majority of states do not include 3rd party candidates in the Primary […]

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Memo to the Political Class: You Can’t Be a Hero and a Thief

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org Memo to the Political Class: You Can’t Be a Hero and a Thief     Washington and the Fed think they can plan out society. That they can manipulate the levers of the economy to elicit positive outcomes (mostly for them). That leaving the world to the “whims of the marketplace” is madness. […]


Putin Did It

Source: http://www.theburningplatform.com BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! U.S. Intelligence Agencies (an oxymoron) confirm that Vlad Putin is responsible for the white flags on the Brooklyn Bridge. Tune in later to hear new evidence that Putin was also responsible for 9/11, the JFK assassination and Pearl Harbor. http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.com/ ### A little Saturday satire.

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He who Makes the Laws Never Goes to Jail for Breaking Them

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics   The Sum of our Future – He who Makes the Laws Never Goes to Jail for Breaking Them   Working for the government was always pitched as somehow being better guaranteed than risky corporations. However, he who makes the laws never goes to jail for breaking them - a […]