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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 […]

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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 […]


The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself ~ Paul Craig Roberts 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 1, 2016   The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself   I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). […]

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The Truth About Politics

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com February 1, 2016 The Truth About Politics   The very first votes of the 2016 presidential election season will be cast tonight in the Iowa caucuses. This is supposed to fill us with happy thoughts about self-government, civic virtue, rational deliberation, and about politics as the way the people’s will […]


Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]

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Both Parties Agree: Selling Out Is Worth It

By Michael Winship Common Dreams January 29, 2016   Both Parties Agree: Selling Out Is Worth It The lobbying industry, despite a small decline in revenue, is still the fastest way to make big bucks in Washington.     Pity poor Washington. No doubt breaking the hearts of elected and appointed government officials, their staffs […]


Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 28, 2016   Circus Politics: Will Our Freedoms Survive Another Presidential Election?     “Never has our future been more unpredictable, never have we depended so much on political forces that cannot be trusted to follow the rules of common sense and self-interest—forces that look like sheer […]

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Presidential Crimes Then And Now ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 27, 2016   Presidential Crimes Then And Now Are Nixon’s and the Reagan administration’s crimes noticable on the scale of Clinton’s, George W. Bush’s, and Obama’s?     Not much remains of the once vibrant American left-wing. Among the brainwashed remnants there is such a hatred […]


As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks

By Jon Queally Common Dreams January 27, 2016   As Sanders Slams Wall Street Elite, Clinton Ditches Iowa To Fetch Their Checks With less than one week before nation’s first votes are cast in Iowa, a key contrast remains hard to ignore     Seemingly undeterred by the consistent critique that her close ties to the […]

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Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever     Now why oh why might this be? Could it be that Washington’s curtain has been pulled back by the Internet? That’s part of it. Could it be that many Americans continue to struggle while they see the […]


Judge Napolitano: Hard to Believe FBI Won’t Recommend Indictment of Hillary

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 23, 2016   Judge Napolitano: Hard to Believe FBI Won’t Recommend Indictment of Hillary   Tick tock, tick tock. The clock is ticking on the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for illegal handling of United States government secrets. It is three weeks until the first-in-the-nation […]

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Republicans aren’t even pretending they care about cutting spending anymore

By Against Crony Capitalism January 19, 2016   Republicans aren’t even pretending they care about cutting spending anymore     It is a refrain we will continue to repeat. Government, though necessary in a very limited sense, should be much much smaller than it is today for any number of reasons. But particularly because government […]

The TEA (Taxed Enough Already) is supposed to be about smaller government, not social issues.

Hillary’s Africa Genocide Problem

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 16, 2016   Hillary’s Africa Genocide Problem     Hillary might have some explaining to do to her base, with the latest batch of emails released from her days as Secretary of State. Her supporters in the Democratic Party are particularly attuned to minority issues and the social […]

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