The war on cash continues, a dispatch from the German front

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism February 4, 2016   The war on cash continues, a dispatch from the German front   Central banks don’t like cash, particularly when they want to impose negative interest rates on a failing global economy. (If banks were to offer negative rates cash would provide a yield and as […]

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The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 3, 2016   The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin   Michael Hudson is the best economist in the world. Indeed, I could almost say that he is the only economist in the world. Almost all of the rest are neoliberals, who are not […]

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The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates

By Against Crony Capitalism February 2, 2016   The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates     It wants to see via a “stress test” of banks. But even with the Fed raising a quarter point recently, so called liftoff, the general trend globally is in the opposite […]


Making the Super Bowl Super Authoritarian   Recently updated !

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute February 2, 2016   Making the Super Bowl Super Authoritarian   Downtown San Francsco 11 Days Before Super Bowl – photo: Target Liberty   After months of preparation, national, state, and local police have rolled out a comprehensive mass surveillance effort in the San Francisco Bay Area as the Super […]

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Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Boondoggle. A $2 Trillion Pentagon Waste

By Stephen Lendman Global Research February 2, 2016   Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Boondoggle. A $2 Trillion Pentagon Waste   At an estimated lifetime development, production, operational and maintenance cost of $2 trillion or more (adjusted for inflation), the F-35 perhaps most of all symbolizes notorious Pentagon waste, fraud and abuse – ripping off taxpayers, using […]


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Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong   Recently updated !

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]


Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 1, 2016     Is Congress Declaring War on ISIS…or on You?   Passage of Senator Mitch McConnell’s authorization for war against ISIS will not only lead to perpetual US wars across the globe, it will also endanger our civil and economic liberties. The measure allows the president […]

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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 […]


Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream February 1, 2016 Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America     Major retailers in the United States are shutting down hundreds of stores, and shoppers are reporting alarmingly bare shelves in many retail locations that are still open all over the […]

Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

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Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan

By Against Crony Capitalism January 31, 2016   Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan     Hey, it’s only money, your money, which we might as well have just buried in the desert. Actually it’s worse than that as dumping the money into the ground would have been a waste but wouldn’t have […]


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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