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Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]

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Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism

By Against Crony Capitalism January 29, 2016   Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism     The author of the attached article, the former CEO of Office Depot Steve Odland, is right on the money. In the face of a deeply crony economic and political system, one which walls off opportunity for many while unfairly […]


However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 27, 2016   However You Vote, The Secret Government Always Wins   It is not a conspiracy — it is out in the open. The permanent government behind the scenes ensures that foreign policy never changes, that endless wars continue to enrich the military-industrial complex, that the population […]

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Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever     Now why oh why might this be? Could it be that Washington’s curtain has been pulled back by the Internet? That’s part of it. Could it be that many Americans continue to struggle while they see the […]


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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, […]


A National ID Card Is Coming Soon — and You Will Need It to Fly and Drive

By Against Crony Capitalism January 14, 2016   A National ID Card Is Coming Soon — and You Will Need It to Fly and Drive     It’s for your own good you know. If the government didn’t track your whereabouts who would? And what if you’re a terrorist? What then? Yes, everyone must now […]

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Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 11, 2016     Oregon Standoff: Isolated Event or Sign of Things to Come?   The nation’s attention turned to Oregon this week when a group calling itself Citizens for Constitutional Freedom seized control of part of a federal wildlife refuge. The citizens were protesting the harsh sentences […]


Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2016   Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year     Gee, I wonder why? It’s so responsive and doesn’t take the citizenry for granted or anything. It’s not like the president is out there winging it with his “pen and phone” or that Congress is […]

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Purism is Practical

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 4, 2016     Purism is Practical   Those who advocate ending, instead of reforming, the welfare-warfare state are often accused of being “impractical.” Some of the harshest criticisms come from libertarians who claim that advocates of “purism” forgo opportunities to make real progress toward restoring liberty. These critics […]


Immorality and Contempt for Liberty

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com December 22, 2015   Immorality and Contempt for Liberty   American immorality and contempt for liberty lie at the root of most of the political economic problems our nation faces. They explain the fiscal problems we face, such as growing national debt and budget deficits at the federal, state and […]

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If You Want Security, Pursue Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 14, 2015   If You Want Security, Pursue Liberty   Judging by his prime-time speech last week, the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency will be marked by increased militarism abroad and authoritarianism at home. The centerpiece of the president’s speech was his demand for a new law […]


Are We In A Clash Of Civilizations?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 7, 2015     Are We In A Clash Of Civilizations?   Watch Dr. Paul give the speech here. The credibility of all American politicians now requires acknowledging that America is engaged in a great war for survival – “the war against Islam.” Fear of “radical Islamic terrorists” […]

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Poll: 1 in 3 Independent and Republican voters see the government as an “enemy”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 24, 2015     Many people see the federal government as not reflecting their views at all. Some see the unending expansion of the state into every nook and cranny of life, and the gaming of the government by powerful corporate and political interests, as a real threat. […]


Woodrow Wilson Was Our Worst President

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com November 21, 2015     [This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  It appears in a section called “A Rogue’s Gallery of Progressives” along with articles on Lincoln, TR, FDR and LBJ] Woodrow Wilson was our worst president.  He did many of the things that […]

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