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Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash By Jake Bernstein ProPublica, Sep. 26, 2014, 5 a.m. Update: Senators react, Goldman changes conflicts of interest policy. Barely a year removed from the devastation of the 2008 financial crisis, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York faced a crossroads. Congress had […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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Cato: The Solution is Legislation!

Source: http://bionicmosquito.blogspot.com By Bionic Mosquito   Cato: The Solution is Legislation!   Kevin Dowd, writing for the Cato Institute, finds fault in the modeling of the Fed and the risks this faulty modeling introduces into the financial sector. The U.S. financial system faces a major, growing, and much under-appreciated threat from the Federal Reserve’s risk […]


Is the Constitution the Problem? 3

  Is the Constitution the Problem?   Published by NextNewsNetwork Sep 5, 2014   Retiring Senator Tom Coburn has grown disenchanted with Washington’s gridlock. So, the longtime Oklahoma Republican is pushing for a national convention to amend the Constitution. Support for a convention of the states to overhaul the national charter has increased among conventional […]

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New Bill In Congress Would Ban Private Citizens From Owning Body Armor

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   New Bill In Congress Would Ban Private Citizens From Owning Body Armor   A new law that has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives “would prohibit the sale, transfer or possession of military-level body armor by civilians”.  In other words, private citizens all over the entire nation […]


Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan August 18, 2014 Let Congress Vote on Iraq War III   Last week, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down. But a team of Marines and Special Forces that helicoptered in has […]

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Public Goes Ballistic Over the Porous Mexican Border

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Gary North The Tea Party Economist Public Goes Ballistic Over the Porous Mexican Border   A recent Gallup poll reveals that two issues are neck and neck as the issues of greatest concern in the USA: (1)  illegal aliens; (2) dissatisfaction with the federal government. Gallup dutifully refuses to call them illegal […]


Spending and Morality

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams July 8, 2014 Spending and Morality   During last year’s budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” When Boehner responded with “But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem,” Obama replied, “I’m getting tired of hearing you […]

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Ron Paul on Capitol Hill

  Source: https://mises.org By Jeff Deist Ron Paul on Capitol Hill   [Editor’s Note: This is a transcript from Jeff Deist’s interview with Tom Woods on June 3, 2014.] WOODS: I want to talk about the time you spent as Ron Paul’s chief of staff. I can’t imagine that could be dull. So first of […]