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Chris Endorses Linda King and Karen Miller in Blount County Commission District 4

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 4 would be (finally) well represented by voting for Linda King for seat A and Karen Miller for seat B.  Both candidates are highly knowledgeable regarding Blount County Commission business while committed to cutting wasteful spending and continued borrowing, protecting your property rights and eliminating the […]

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Thomas Piketty’s Sensational New Book

  Source: http://mises.org By Hunter Lewis Thomas Piketty’s Sensational New Book   Thomas Piketty, a 42-year-old economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First Century. The U.S. edition has been published by Harvard University Press and, remarkably, is leading the best seller list; the first time that a Harvard […]


Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners

  Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners     Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com This letter to the editor was submitted to The Daily Times, but Dean Stone refused to publish it. Keep your money – Fire your Commissioners The past four years has proven that our incumbent County Commissioners are very good at three things; spending, […]


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No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County

May 6th is the date. Tired of the Blount County Commission supporting special interests and the status quo at the expense of taxpayers? Then let your voice be heard by voting for Blount County’s future by supporting fiscally responsible representation. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County  


18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels   Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month exceeds the number of full-time workers in the private sector by more than 60 million?  In other words, the number of […]

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Do you know where your 2014 taxes will go?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Do you know where your 2014 taxes will go? Well, here’s an amazing infographic which breaks it out beautifully*   This graphic comes out every year and I still find it fascinating. (And depressing.)   Click on the graphic for a much larger version. * A very important note on […]


Too many ninja-bureaucrats: Why are federal agencies increasingly armed to the teeth?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Too many ninja-bureaucrats: Why are federal agencies increasingly armed to the teeth?     Even the Federal Reserve and NOAA (that’s right, the weather people) have their own mini-armies of supercops. Why?   (From Watchdog.org)   It’s been estimated the U.S. has some 25,000 sworn law enforcement officers in departments not traditionally […]

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A List Of 97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder A List Of 97 Taxes Americans Pay Every Year   If you are like most Americans, paying taxes is one of your pet peeves.  The deadline to file your federal taxes is coming up, and this year Americans will spend more than 7 billion hours preparing their taxes and […]


Debt and Taxes

  Source: http://www.europac.net By Peter Schiff Debt and Taxes   The red flags contained in the national and global headlines that have come out thus far in 2014 should have spooked investors and economic forecasters. Instead the markets have barely noticed. It seems that the majority opinion on Wall Street and Washington is that we […]


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Eric Holder Gives Pass to Banking Criminals at Credit Suisse

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Eric Holder Gives Pass to Banking Criminals at Credit Suisse     He gave a huge one to HSBC which laundered hundreds of millions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels because if he prosecuted he said it could destabilize the financial system. To big to jail. Now another one. […]