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The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements

Source: http://mises.ca By Patrick Barron   The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements   The economic phenomenon known as the “Tragedy of the Commons” instructs us that commonly held resources that are insufficiently protected will be plundered to extinction. The phenomenon was recognized in the early nineteenth century to explain why […]

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Ukrainian pol who wrote law severely restricting anti-govt protests, thrown in dumpster by protesters (Video)   Recently updated !

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Ukrainian pol who wrote law severely restricting anti-govt protests, thrown in dumpster by protesters (Video)     The guy is lucky he’s not dead. It could have been much worse. I guess this is the Ukrainian version of tar and feathering. (A practice which is not by the way without merit.) I […]


Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Michelle Obama bemoans money in politics, asks donors for ‘big, fat check’     The credibility train has long, long  left this White House. Michelle Obama goes to Hollywood, hustles for campaign money, and then complains about how much money is in politics. It’s just bizarre. Politicians are a weird […]

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Republican Congressman Returns Chamber Of Commerce Award

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org   Republican Congressman Returns Chamber Of Commerce Award   Strange new battle lines are being drawn in Washington. It’s probably the most interesting bit of realignment in my lifetime. Things are changing, especially in the GOP, and it appears irreversibly so. Who would have thought that a Republican congressman would ever publicly refuse […]


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How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org (More Crony Media) How the press works to keep the 2 (really 1?) party system in power (Video)     In the attached video Libertarian candidate for the governor of Florida Adrian Wyllie seeks to gain access to the televised debates but is shut out. This despite being on the ballot, actively campaigning, […]


(To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino (To be clear, there’s no way I’d ever call Hillary Clinton a liar) Hillary Doubles Down on Being Broke: ‘We Couldn’t Even Get a Mortgage on a House by Ourselves’   OK, I think there are any number of reasons why Ms. Clinton should not be considered for the presidency. […]

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Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’ Former US Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an RPI Board Member, is interviewed on Democracy Now from the Almedalen political festival in Sweden. Mr. Kucinich, who opposed the 2003 Iraq war along with Ron Paul, draws some excellent conclusions as the promised outbreak of democracy […]