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How War Leads to Big Government | Robert Higgs

Robert Higgs lectures on the topic of the relationship between war and big government, how wars are financed and the results of this war financing to the economy.  This lecture by Robert Higgs was archived from the live broadcast and this Mises University lecture was presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, on 24 […]

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NBC: The GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   GAO said that 11 out of 12 fictitious applicants secured government subsidized healthcare     Obamacare is truly one of the most amazing pieces of law the world has ever seen. It is the administrative state out of control. It is hubris on an industrial scale. It is an Utopian fantasy constructed […]


What Disposable Income Looks Like: With And Without Government Handouts

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino What Disposable Income Looks Like: With And Without Government Handouts     At best we have been treading water since 2008. Check that, we’ve been treading water while the tide continues, unrelentingly  to go out. For a narrow band of households, those typically connected to Wall Street or to Washington […]

The economic tide.

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Source: http://mises.ca By Logan Albright The Ever-Tightening Noose of Airport Security   How afraid are you when you get on a plane? More importantly, how afraid should you be? Ever since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, fear of flying has been a constant presence in the western world. Immediately following the attacks, the […]


Ron Paul: Wealth Inequality and Pitchforks (It’s all about crony capitalism, not capitalism)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By  Nick Sorrentino   Ron Paul: Wealth Inequality and Pitchforks (It’s all about crony capitalism, not capitalism)   I feel that there is a whole group of people who have come to see the insanity of the direction we are headed in who still hold Ron Paul at arm’s length. This is too bad, […]

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Rep Massie to IRS Commissioner: Would IRS Targeting Occur Under Flat/Fair Tax? (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Rep Massie to IRS Commissioner: Would IRS Targeting Occur Under Flat/Fair Tax? (Video)   Read More The answer seems so obvious. I think most Americans would ring church bells if a simple and low flat tax was implemented. But a mix of corporate interests (which know how to work […]


VA Auditors Coddling Corrupt Culture

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Adam Andrzejewski VA Auditors Coddling Corrupt Culture     Note: On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the U.S. House voted 426-00 to end VA bonuses. The “cook the books” crony culture of VA bonuses wasn’t unearthed by their executives or auditors, but by a doctor in Phoenix, AZ… A month after Congressional […]

In theory the VA is supposed to be for these guys.

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15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism And Banking

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder 15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism And Banking   Why have we turned our backs on the principles that this nation was founded upon?  Many of those that founded this nation bled and died so that we could experience “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”.  […]


For The First Time Ever, More Than Half The Members Of Congress Are Millionaires

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder For The First Time Ever, More Than Half The Members Of Congress Are Millionaires   Wealthy members of Congress are living the high life at taxpayer expense, while most of the rest of the country continues to suffer through one of the worst economic periods in our lifetimes.  According […]

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Is Democracy Another God that Failed?

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan Is Democracy Another God that Failed?   On Memorial Day weekend, scores of thousands of bikers arrived here for their annual Rolling Thunder tribute to America’s veterans, especially those lost in our wars or left behind. But this year the tribute has been sullied by a squalid scandal […]