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Lew Rockwell

The Forgotten Depression

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com May 19, 2015   The Forgotten Depression   As the financial crisis of 2008 took shape, the policy recommendations were not slow in coming: why, economic stability and American prosperity demand fiscal and monetary stimulus to jump-start the sick economy back to life. And so we got fiscal stimulus, […]


Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls

By Meagan Fitzpatrick CBC News May 18, 2015   Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls Rapid development is changing the landscape of an area considered sacred by musicians     Nashville’s Music Row is that renowned neighbourhood, spanning just a few blocks, where musicians, song writers and industry executives have produced legendary music […]

The old RCA Studio A is in this building at 30 Music Square West and is the site where many famous musicians, past and present, have recorded. Last year it was going to be torn down and a condominium built but was saved at the last minute and is now owned by people who want to preserve it. (Meagan Fitzpatrick/CBC)

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Revolutions Eat Their Parents

By Peter St. Onge Mises.org   Revolutions Eat Their Parents   Left-wing revolution is one of history’s biggest bait-and-switches. Both for the intellectuals who hanker for the grapeshot, and for the marginalized peoples who get concentration camps instead of the anti-capitalist utopia they were promised. “Revolutions eat their children.” This observation, by a journalist during […]


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The Chicoms Are Coming! Reflections On The Folly Of The War On Vietnam And Its Progeny

  More importantly, Vietnam became the prototype for wars of invasion and occupation that failed not because they were based on a slightly erroneous predicate or a debatable case for national security. No, Vietnam and its progeny through Afghanistan today were completely senseless projects of imperial  over-reach and arrogance, driven by the vast military, diplomatic and […]