Category Archives : Politics

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Poverty Report Contradicts GDP Claims

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts   Poverty Report Contradicts GDP Claims   It is amazing how the government manages to continue selling Brooklyn Bridges to a gullible public. Americans buy wars they don’t need and economic recoveries that do not exist. The best investment in America is a highly leveraged fund that invests […]

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Paul Craig Roberts interview 10/2/2014

Paul Craig Roberts on corporatism and Mosler on the economy

Paul Craig Roberts interview on Boom Bust dated 10/2/2014. Published by Boom Bust Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac dropped on Wednesday after some of Wall Street’s best known money managers lost a legal battle that would have forced the bailed-out Fannie and Freddie to share profits with private stock holders. On Tuesday, a […]


Report: Corrupt Veterans Affairs Executive Lied Under Oath, Engaged In Fraud

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Report: Corrupt Veterans Affairs Executive Lied Under Oath, Engaged In Fraud   There are so many tragedies associated with the VA medical system. Imagine being a vet who had to rely on the VA to survive. It’s easy for us to poo poo the corruption at the agency but I imagine it’s […]

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Ben Swann: New Details Emerge on Operation Fast and Furious as Second Judge Orders Release of Documents

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Ben Swann: New Details Emerge on Operation Fast and Furious as Second Judge Orders Release of Documents     You have to hand it to the administration. They have obfuscated and generally played the “time game” with all sorts of things quite effectively. This scandal. The Benghazi scandal. The IRS scandal. I’m […]


Washington’s Secret Agendas

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s Secret Agendas   One might think that by now even Americans would have caught on to the constant stream of false alarms that Washington sounds in order to deceive the people into supporting its hidden agendas. The public fell for the lie that the Taliban in Afghanistan […]

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Want to Keep Your Subsidized New Obamacare Insurance Policy?

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Want to Keep Your Subsidized New Obamacare Insurance Policy?   You may not be able to keep it for long. John Goodman, the top health policy analyst, explains why you probably won’t be able to keep your Obamacare policy, whether you like it or not. The law is written in […]


Ukrainian pol who wrote law severely restricting anti-govt protests, thrown in dumpster by protesters (Video)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Ukrainian pol who wrote law severely restricting anti-govt protests, thrown in dumpster by protesters (Video)     The guy is lucky he’s not dead. It could have been much worse. I guess this is the Ukrainian version of tar and feathering. (A practice which is not by the way without merit.) I […]

Ukrainian politician in trash can

Walter E. Williams

Favors and Loot for Sale

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams   Favors and Loot for Sale   At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Mrs. Michelle Obama remarked, “So, yeah, there’s too much money in politics. There’s (sic) special interests that have too much influence.” Sen. John McCain has been complaining for years that “there is too much money […]


The (latest) Republican (Boehner) wussout? House GOP eyes extending Ex-Im until December

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   The (latest) Republican (Boehner) wussout? House GOP eyes extending Ex-Im until December     You knew it would happen. All the lobbyists came out of the woodwork. Arms were being twisted all over Washington. You could hear Congressmen yelping on this side of the Potomac. The corporate slush known […]

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Ron Paul Weekly Column

Nixon’s Vindication

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul     Nixon’s Vindication   Forty years ago many Americans celebrated the demise of the imperial presidency with the resignation of Richard Nixon. Today it is clear they celebrated too soon. Nixon’s view of presidential powers, summed up in his infamous statement that, “when the president does it that means […]