Category Archives : Politics

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The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements

Source: http://mises.ca By Patrick Barron   The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements   The economic phenomenon known as the “Tragedy of the Commons” instructs us that commonly held resources that are insufficiently protected will be plundered to extinction. The phenomenon was recognized in the early nineteenth century to explain why […]

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Against the State: An Interview with Lew Rockwell

Source: https://mises.org By Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr. and John W. Whitehead   Against the State: An Interview with Lew Rockwell   This interview was originally published by the Rutherford Institute. John W. Whitehead: There is no end to discussion of John Locke’s impact on the Founding Fathers, the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence. The […]


Does the “Left” actually need people to be on welfare to win elections?

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Does the “Left” actually need people to be on welfare to win elections?   First, what is called “Right ” and “Left” is increasingly up for grabs. The winged political paradigm makes much less sense now that a significant part of the population self identifies as “libertarian,” which does […]

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VA Hospital

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 […]


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 […]

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Ukrainian politician in trash can

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 […]