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Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com February 5, 2016   Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)   Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his final State of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate characterization might have been: “Our brand […]

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U.S. presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatens to quit Republican Party

By CBC News CBC News December 11, 2015 12:07 PM ET   U.S. presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatens to quit Republican Party     Presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party. The retired neurosurgeon lashed out Friday morning at reports of a recent closed-door meeting of Republican establishment leaders focused on […]

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Donald Trump Tells Pro-Israel Crowd He Can’t Be Bought, Gets Booed

By Against Crony Capitalism December 5, 2015   Donald Trump Tells Pro-Israel Crowd He Can’t Be Bought, Gets Booed     OK, regular readers know we have our issues with Trump (like pretty much all the presidential candidates) but this is funny. The Israeli lobby is not used to being spoken to this way. These […]


Sanders, Trump, and Keynes

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism October 19, 2015   Sanders, Trump, and Keynes   The rise of both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump clearly reflects the increasing desperation of large numbers of American voters. They know something is terribly wrong with the economy. They just can’t figure out what it is. In supporting Sanders they […]

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This is the Way the Empire Ends

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito October 11, 2015   This is the Way the Empire Ends     Russia has certainly changed the storyline in the Middle East. Not differentiating rebel forces (rebels being all forces counter to Assad); Russia fights them all – including those “moderate” forces backed by the empire. Russian cruise missiles […]


Top Fund Raisers Abandon Bush

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 30, 2015   Top Fund Raisers Abandon Bush     What our computer has been forecasting for 2016 is unfolding right before our eyes. It is a product of the trend within the economy. Many Republicans I know are saying the last thing they want is another Bush. The […]

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Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2015   Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?     It is entertaining. All the “Ready for Hillary” bumper stickers seem to have vanished over the last month or so. Donald Trump is making mincemeat of the GOP party apparatus. All sorts of assumptions about the […]


The Republican Debate on FOX News

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 7, 2015   The Republican Debate on FOX News     The debate everyone has been waiting for revealed the bias of the moderators and their secret agenda against Trump with the second most interesting exchange was between Christie and Paul. The so-called debate began with the leading question […]

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Politics & the Risk of a 3rd Party for 2016

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics July 27, 2015   Politics & the Risk of a 3rd Party for 2016     Historically, it has always been the Republican Party that splits. It has been a odd mixture of liberalism from the viewpoint of citizen rights before those of the government and the original constitutional goal […]


Trump pulls out of debate

Source: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com Posted by CNN Political Unit Donald Trump pulled out of the debate he was scheduled to host on Dec. 27 with conservative media organization Newsmax, according to a statement from the real estate mogul. Trump, who considered a Republican presidential bid earlier this year, said he will not moderate the event to avoid […]


Some Questions That Donald Trump Might Ask

Source: http://lewrockwell.com by Thomas J. DiLorenzo by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Upon hearing that Donald Trump will interview his fellow neocons at another GOP debate in late December, I recalled that Trump gave the Republican nomination a shot himself in 2000, and of course again briefly in the past year. A quick Web search unearthed quite […]


Paul campaign calls Trump debate ‘wildly inappropriate’

Source: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com At least two Republican presidential hopefuls are declining to participate in a debate moderated by real estate mogul Donald Trump. Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman will both skip the debate, citing concerns about the seriousness of the event. In a campaign statement released Saturday, Paul’s campaign called the […]