By Against Crony Capitalism June 16, 2015 Civil forfeiture school for cops this August, $590 to learn everything a cop needs to to take people’s stuff Civil forfeiture – policing for profit, official highway robbery, highway robbery by officials, whatever. It’s when the cops take your car, your money, your boat, and […]
By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 12, 2015 Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob Richard Wolff explains how scapegoat economics works: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/30032-scapegoat-economics-2015 The economic dissolution of the West is the story I document in The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Michael Hudson explains that having looted everything […]
By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams March 30, 2015 GMO Seed Theft Equals National Security Threat, Argues Government Defense attorneys say spying on alleged Chinese seed plotters in trade dispute signifies ‘breathtaking’ overreach In what defense attorneys are calling a “breathtaking and unprecedented” abuse of power, a top secret government court has authorized the […]
By Against Crony Capitalism February 8, 2015 How Uncle Sam Became a Bank Robber “I rob banks because that’s where the money is,” – Willie Sutton The power to tax is the power to destroy. But so is enforcing tax regulations apparently. Loretta Lynch, up for confirmation as Attorney General did quite […]
Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden Humpday Humor: Batman Falls On Hard Times – Caught Stealing You know it’s bad when… As The BBC reports, A man with the eye-catching name Batman bin Suparman has been jailed on theft and drugs charges. The 23-year-old man, Batman bin Suparman (bin means “son of”), has […]
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Source: http://farmwars.info By Barbara Peterson USDA Protection Racket Demands 47% of Raisin Crops – Destroys Small Farmers Barb’s Note: This is a criminal extortion racket. What is the difference between a mobster coming to your property and demanding a portion of your profits for “protection” and the government coming to your property and […]
Source: http://spreadlibertynews.com By Andrew Napolitano With a tax code that exceeds 72,000 pages in length and consumes more than six billion person hours per year to determine taxpayers’ taxable income, with an IRS that has become a feared law unto itself, and with a government that continues to extract more wealth from every taxpaying American […]
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Capital is leaving southern Europe. One way or another, it’s leaving. It is quite remarkable that just a couple of months ago the European supercrats were patting themselves on the back in Davos, sighing and telling the world that the storm was lifting. Someone please pass the caviar. How […]
Published on Mar 11, 201 By wearechange Follow Sierra @ http://www.twitter.com/sierra_adamson Sierra Adamson questions John Pistole, Administrator of the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on the criminal conduct of TSA workers and the safety of the body scanners used at checkpoints.
Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Becky Akers You might think that airports would be absolutely free of crime. After all, between the mass, generalized, warrantless searches of every passenger and the hysteria that erupts when LaWanda discovers a firearm (which she does very rarely — only about 1500 times in 2012 for 750 million trips), concourses are as devoid of guns […]
Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By CHRISTOPHER BUTLER More than $400,000 in taxpayer money wasted so far in November Officials throughout Tennessee have wasted or misused more than $400,000 of taxpayer money, according to newly released reports that the State Comptroller’s Office released during the first half of November. One county executive’s bookkeeper, for instance, withdrew taxpayer money […]
Source: http://rt.com The Philippines has approved measures to prosecute users that post “defamatory” comments on social media websites such as Twitter and Facebook. They will be liable for a fine of 1 million pesos (US$24,000) or face up to 12 years in prison. Websites that publish the material may also be shut down. The cyber-law […]
Source: http://weaselzippers.us By William Amos From NBC NY: New York state Sen. Shirley Huntley says she expects to be arrested Monday amid a continuing investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into state grants she provided nonprofit organizations. The Queens Democrat is facing New York City Councilman James Sanders Jr. in a tough Sept. 13 Democratic […]
Source: http://www.project.nsearch.com http://townhall.com/columnists/katiekieffer/2012/08/13/tsa_carcinog… Katie Kieffer The TSA is effectively an unconstitutional, carcinogenic petting zoo. Deep down, we all feel that the airport security system is an FDA-approved rubdown and radiation parlor. But we are busy, rushing to catch flights, and we tell ourselves it is for our “safety.” So, like sheep, we comply. Unconstitutional The […]