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Nationalism or Internationalism? (video)

  Nationalism or Internationalism?     Published by Gary Franchi About: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama are working both sides of the Atlantic this week. But their mutual target is Russia. Reid is busy on Capitol Hill in that regard, while the President is on a week long European tour. While […]

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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 […]


Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Will GOP lawmakers do anything about the “Too Big To Fail” bank subsidy? Probably not.     Dave Camp in the House and David Vitter in the Senate are looking to address the implicit subsidy granted to banks designated as too big to fail. These banks are able to […]

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How Economists and Policymakers Murdered Our Economy

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts How Economists and Policymakers Murdered Our Economy   The economy has been debilitated by the offshoring of middle class jobs for the benefit of corporate profits and by the Federal Reserve’s policy of Quantitative Easing in order to support a few oversized banks that the government protects […]


TN Senate staffer arrested on child pornography charges found dead

  Source: http://www.prisonplanet.com By Rebecca Shabad The Hill Senate staffer arrested on child pornography charges found dead   The former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) who was arrested on child pornography charges last month has been found dead in a suicide.     Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, hanged himself in his parents’ […]

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The Fed’s The Big Story, Not The Budget Deal

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis The Fed’s The Big Story, Not The Budget Deal     The real action is coming soon in the Senate when it votes to confirm the new Fed chairman.   The Budget deal is disappointing, but small beer. It’s just the same, oft-told tale: we’ll cut spending in the […]


Federal Reserve Ducks Public Scrutiny During Centennial Anniversary

  Federal Reserve Ducks Public Scrutiny During Centennial Anniversary     Published by NextNewsNetwork      

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U.S. Chamber cavalry arrives to help Mitch McConnell

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino U.S. Chamber cavalry arrives to help Mitch McConnell     The US Chamber says that McConnell is a “true conservative.” I suppose, if securing a $3 billion earmark so that Senator Reid could declare victory (but oh so short lived) in the government shutdown is “conservative.” And don’t forget […]


Banks and Reid working together? “Nuclear Option,” a move to make sure Yellen is confirmed and QE continues? (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Banks and Reid working together? “Nuclear Option,” a move to make sure Yellen is confirmed and QE continues? (Video)   This in an interesting take on why Reid moved when he did.  From one of the best connected people in politics, Ron Paul. (He does have a son in […]

“Well boys, there goes the filibuster!”

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Senator (Harkin) Says Politics Have Reached Civil War Levels (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Senator (Harkin) Says Politics Have Reached Civil War Levels (Video)   This kind of talk from the Senate is not helpful. It’s understandable that Harkin would feel dispirited, confused, and frustrated. This is a guy who recently introduced a bill calling for the president to put together a centrally […]