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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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Among a People Generally Corrupt, Liberty Cannot Long Exist

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education January 23, 2016   Among a People Generally Corrupt, Liberty Cannot Long Exist Real Heroes: Edmund Burke   Murray Rothbard, the Austrian school economist and student of Ludwig von Mises, regarded Edmund Burke in his youthful days as a libertarian and even a philosophical anarchist. Russell Kirk, […]


What Happens to a Dream Deferred? Ask Martin Luther King Jr.

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 19, 2016   What Happens to a Dream Deferred? Ask Martin Luther King Jr.   What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust […]

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Is There a War on Police or a War on Us?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 30, 2015   Is There a War on Police or a War on Us?     There has been much talk about a “war on police” in 2015. The story goes that police in America are in great danger from a rise in violent attacks against them. It […]


America’s Middle Class Is an Endangered Species

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners December 11, 2015   America’s Middle Class Is an Endangered Species     PARIS – Why does no one challenge the Deep State? In this era of business-suit machismo, why does no presidential candidate propose kicking the biggest, softest butts – the ones that most need kicking? We imagine […]

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Where is Neo When We Need Him

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org August 29, 2015   Where is Neo When We Need Him   In The Matrix in which Americans live, nothing is ever their fault. For example, the current decline in the US stock market is not because years of excessive liquidity supplied by the Federal Reserve have […]


The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 24, 2015   The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism   “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”—Martin Luther King Jr. There’s an ill will blowing across the country. The economy is tanking. The people […]

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Greece Today, America Tomorrow?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015     Greece Today, America Tomorrow?   The drama over Greece’s financial crisis continues to dominate the headlines. As this column is being written, a deal may have been reached providing Greece with yet another bailout if the Greek government adopts new “austerity” measures. The deal […]

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The Real Story of What Happened to the Patriots Who Founded America

By Tess Pennington Ready Nutrition July 4, 2015   The Real Story of What Happened to the Patriots Who Founded America     What did it mean to be a patriot when the Declaration of Independence was signed? Many of us know from the tales we were told as school children that our Founding Fathers […]


We Might As Well Face It – America Is Addicted To Debt

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog June 15, 2015   We Might As Well Face It – America Is Addicted To Debt     Corporations, individuals and the federal government continue to rack up debt at a rate that is far faster than the overall rate of economic growth.  We are literally drowning in red […]

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Impoverishment: America’s New Normal

By Against Crony Capitalism May 27, 2015   Impoverishment: America’s New Normal     An excellent article from Jack Curtis at The American Thinker. America has stagnated. It isn’t dynamic. Government is thick and restrictive. Businesses are not being created at the rate they were in the past. 20% of households (according to the attached […]


Free speech on the run, even in the home of the brave

By Neil Macdonald CBC News May 25, 2015 5:00 AM ET   Free speech on the run, even in the home of the brave You can offend, sure, and the courts will protect you, but there are consequences     Legally protected speech, no matter how offensive, is a glorious and uniquely American invention, a […]

Then and now. Students at the University of California in Berkeley, where the free speech movement on campus began just over 50 years ago, sit in front of a commemorative mural at the Free Speech Movement Cafe. (The Associated Press)