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Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer

It appears that the concerned voters are seeking a fiscal conservative candidate verses towing the same ol’ party line for Blount County Commission in District 4, Seat A.   Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com   Blount County Tea Party and conservative citizens groups back Democrat Neal Hutchens over Republican Gary Farmer   Download the press release file

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Data Delayed is Democracy Denied

Source: https://www.opensecrets.org By Bob Biersack Data Delayed is Democracy Denied   This op-ed appeared in The New York Times on July 17. Billions of dollars are being spent in the run-up to this November’s midterm elections. The Supreme Court has struck down limits on campaign spending by corporations and unions, as well as overall caps on individual […]


MIRON: A case for the libertarian, Neither liberals nor conservatives recognize their inconsistencies

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   MIRON: A case for the libertarian, Neither liberals nor conservatives recognize their inconsistencies   If you don’t know Harvard professor and all around sharp guy Jeffery Miron, you should. He explains political concepts clearly and rationally. Below is an example. He argues that the appeal of libertarianism (or at least one of […]

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How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org (More Crony Media) How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)     In the attached video Libertarian candidate for the governor of Florida Adrian Wyllie seeks to gain access to the televised debates but is shut out. This despite being on the ballot, actively campaigning, […]


The Empire’s European Colonies

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Eric Margolis July 12, 2014 Footsoldiers to America’s Atomic Knights   Just how independent is the European Union? Given recent events involving the United States and its European allies, one really must wonder. First, there was the US National Security Agency brazenly tapping German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s private cellphone and, very likely, […]

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Media Blaming Libertarians for Republican Candidates’ Losses Four Months Before Election

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick   Media Blaming Libertarians for Republican Candidates’ Losses Four Months Before Election     The media is not waiting until after the November general election to blame Libertarian Party candidates for Republican Party candidates’ upcoming losses. Indeed, Libertarian candidates are already being blamed for the Republicans’ potential failure to gain […]


Spending and Morality

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams July 8, 2014 Spending and Morality   During last year’s budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” When Boehner responded with “But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem,” Obama replied, “I’m getting tired of hearing you […]

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(To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino (To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’   OK, I think there are any number of reasons why Ms. Clinton should not be considered for the presidency. […]


Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’ Former US Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an RPI Board Member, is interviewed on Democracy Now from the Almedalen political festival in Sweden. Mr. Kucinich, who opposed the 2003 Iraq war along with Ron Paul, draws some excellent conclusions as the promised outbreak of democracy […]

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US News: Hillary Clinton has raised over $1 billion from Wall Street

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   US News: Hillary Clinton has raised over $1 billion from Wall Street   US News thinks that Hillary Clinton’s formidable fundraising ability is a giant advantage, and there is no doubt that it is. But it is also a liability. Ms. Clinton has raised over $1 billion from the […]