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What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 30, 2015     What Are The Chances For Peace in 2016?   Each year more than one trillion dollars goes up in smoke. More accurately, it is stolen from the middle and working classes and shipped off to the one percent. I am talking about the massive […]

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Thoughts on the American Empire and Its Decline

By Michael S. Rozeff LewRockwell.com October 22, 2015   Thoughts on the American Empire and Its Decline   The American Empire is deteriorating. It’s been going downhill for decades. The descent is likely to continue, alleviated irregularly by policies that retard the decline or even reverse it for a time. The general pattern set by […]


This is the Way the Empire Ends

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito October 11, 2015   This is the Way the Empire Ends     Russia has certainly changed the storyline in the Middle East. Not differentiating rebel forces (rebels being all forces counter to Assad); Russia fights them all – including those “moderate” forces backed by the empire. Russian cruise missiles […]

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Are We A Nation of Wimps?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 13, 2015   Are We A Nation of Wimps?     We now live in a society where safety and security are to be sought at all costs. The sacrifice of liberty is not a concern for most Americans today. This is not something new and it has […]


The Power of Lies

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 13, 2015   The Power of Lies     It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Lincoln did not think blacks were […]

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A Green Light for the American Empire

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 16, 2015   A Green Light for the American Empire     The American Empire has been long in the making. A green light was given in 1990 to finalize that goal. Dramatic events occurred that year that allowed the promoters of the American Empire to cheer. It […]


Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute   Ten New Year’s Resolutions for Congress   Since New Year’s is traditionally a time for resolutions, and since the new Congress convenes this week, I thought I would suggest some New Year’s resolutions for Congress: 1) Bring the troops home — Congress should take the first, and most important, […]

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What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org   What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day   When Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, they don’t know what they are celebrating. In American folklore, Thanksgiving is a holiday that originated in 1621 with the Pilgrims celebrating a good harvest. Some historians say that this event is poorly documented, and […]


How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Mary O’Connell, CBC News   How 9/11 hastened the decline of the American empire Military historians say U.S. reaction to 2001 attacks symptomatic of fading influence     As the U.S. marks the 13th anniversary of 9/11 and contemplates renewed military action in Iraq, some observers warn that America is a fading power. […]

With U.S. President Barack Obama urging more military action in Iraq, some historians are saying that America is an empire in decline.

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Blood, Treasure and Soul: The Exorbitant Price of the American Empire

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Mike Marion Blood, Treasure and Soul: The Exorbitant Price of the American Empire     It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when it happened, but clear evidence can be seen at least in the aftermath of World War II. Some trace the origins back to 1898 and the Spanish-American War, or even […]


From Decadence to Dawn

Source: http://bionicmosquito.blogspot.com By Bionic Mosquito From Decadence to Dawn   A lesson from our past; a possibility for our future… I am reading for a second time the book by Jacques Barzun, “From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present, 500 years of Western Cultural Life.” I am scarcely qualified to describe the depth and […]


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The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan     We stay and will stay in a more “limited” way in Afghanistan because it is vitally important in the “grand game.” Afghanistan is the cornerstone of Asia and it is at the crossroads of the Silk Road. To […]


Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Adam Dick Ron Paul on CIA Targeting Congress   RPI Chairman and Founder Ron Paul, speaking on the Fox Business show The Independents Wednesday night, addresses the Central Intelligence Agency’s spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee — seemingly to cover up torture revelations against the agency. Paul notes the irony that […]


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Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?

  Is the War on Terror a Lost Cause?     Published by NextNewsNetwork Published on Jan 7, 2014 WASHINGTON—As the second session of the 113th Congress began at noon Jan. 6, Rep. Howard McKeon, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), released a news bulletin bemoaning the loss of the city of Fallujah […]


Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By Chris Rossini Ron Paul Rewind: Defense Spending vs. Empire Spending   Last year, debate “moderators” from Fox News had a hard time understanding the difference between legitimate spending on defending the U.S. versus the wasteful spending on the military empire. Dr. Paul explained it with passion and in true smackdown form, […]

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