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Earmarks Are Not the Problem

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2018   Earmarks Are Not the Problem   Last week President Trump urged Congress to reassert its constitutional authority to direct how federal agencies spend taxpayer dollars. Ironically, many constitutional conservatives and libertarians disagree with the president. The reason is, President Trump wants Congress to reassert its authority […]

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Constitutional Ignorance - Perhaps Contempt

Constitutional Ignorance – Perhaps Contempt

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 17, 2018   Constitutional Ignorance – Perhaps Contempt   Hillary Clinton blamed the Electoral College for her stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election in her latest memoirs, “What Happened?” Some have claimed that the Electoral College is one of the most dangerous institutions in American politics. Why? They say […]


The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 17, 2018   The LA Times Asks: Why is liberal California the poverty capital of America? “It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”       I was talking with a couple of colleagues over lunch the other day and I mentioned […]

“It’s as though welfare reform passed California by, leaving a dependency trap in place.”

Good Advice from Andrew Napolitano: President Trump, Don’t Talk with the FBI

Good Advice from Andrew Napolitano: President Trump, Don’t Talk with the FBI

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 11, 2018   Good Advice from Andrew Napolitano: President Trump, Don’t Talk with the FBI   This week, Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano presented a keen recommendation for President Donald Trump in regard to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) potentially talking with Trump as part of […]


NY Democrat Stole Hurricane Funds And Tried To Cover It UP

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com January 11, 2018   NY Democrat Stole Hurricane Funds And Tried To Cover It UP     Another day, another corruption scandal involving a Democrat. New York Assemblywoman Pamela Harris, who claims to be an advocate for the poor, was charged with stealing Hurricane Sandy relief funds and trying to cover it […]

NY Democrat Stole Hurricane Funds And Tried To Cover It UP

Dennis Kucinich to Announce Ohio Governor Run

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 10, 2018   Dennis Kucinich to Announce Ohio Governor Run     Former Democratic US House of Representatives member from Ohio and two-time presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is reported to be planning to announce next week his campaign for Ohio governor following his submitting paperwork with the state government […]

Dennis Kucinich to Announce Ohio Governor Run

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 9, 2018   Anti-Trumper David Brooks says Trump opposition ‘getting dumber,’ Are the “Resistance” bumper sticker brigades mostly just compliant serfs?     As David Brooks says, the anti-Trump folks are getting dumber, and that is saying something. Some people, en masse, have just lost their minds with regard […]


Republicans Bet the Farm

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com December 23, 2017   President Trump, every Republican senator, and the GOP majority in Speaker Paul Ryan’s House just put the future of their party on the line. By enacting the largest tax cut since the Reagan administration, the heart of which is cutting the corporate rate from 35 to 21 […]

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The Tea Party, Ten Years Later

The Tea Party, Ten Years Later

By Dale Steinreich Mises Institute December 19, 2017     December 16, 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the modern Tea Party. That fact will surprise many laypersons who uncritically accept the mainstream narrative that the Tea Party began on February 19, 2009 when Rick Santelli, live on CNBC from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), declared a rebellion against […]


Trump’s National Security Speech

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 19, 2017   What do we make of Trump’s national security speech? First of all, it is the military/security complex’s speech, and it is inconsistent with Trump’s intention of normalizing relations with Russia.   The military/security complex, using Trump’s position as President, has defined Russia and China […]

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Deconstructing the Almighty Russian Hackers Myth

By Patrick Armstrong Strategic Culture Foundation December 19, 2017     Sometimes things can be made more complicated than they really are. And such is the case with the story that the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee so as to help Trump become president. In July 2016 Wikileaks released a number of documents […]

Deconstructing the Almighty Russian Hackers Myth