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Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 26, 2016   Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary     Prediction: If Hillary Clinton wins, within a year of her inauguration, she will be under investigation by a special prosecutor on charges of political corruption, thereby continuing a family tradition. For consider what the Associated Press reported this week: […]

Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

Clinton's Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

Clinton’s Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government

By Peter G. Klein Mises Institute August 26, 2016   Clinton’s Pay-to-Play Is the Natural Consequence of Big Government   Hillary Clinton has been taking heat for her relationship with the Clinton Foundation. Did individuals and firms making large donations to the Foundation, or paying large speaking or consulting fees to Bill Clinton, get preferred access to […]


Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

By Against Crony Capitalism August 24, 2016   Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State     (From The AP)   More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups […]

Associated Press: Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

Dr. Paul Gordon, a 61-year-old communist and “medical school professor” at the University of Arizona, recently finished peddling across America on his bicycle.

An Exercise in Progressive Arrogance  

By Becky Akers LewRockwell.com August 24, 2016   An Exercise in Progressive Arrogance     Dr. Paul Gordon, a 61-year-old communist and “medical school professor” at the University of Arizona, recently finished peddling across America on his bicycle. Not only had he long dreamed of such an odyssey, but he also turned it into a “’listening […]


FBI Release Notes of Hillary’s Interview

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 19, 2016   FBI Release Notes of Hillary’s Interview     Hillary has claimed that Comey said she was honest and truthful in her interview recasting the whole controversy. Now, the FBI sent lawmakers notes on its interview with Hillary Clinton about her use of a private email server, […]

FBI Release Notes of Hillary’s Interview

National bankruptcy, then, is among the existential threats to the republic, the prospect that we will find ourselves in the not-too-distant future in the same boat with Greece, Puerto Rico, and Illinois.

The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]


Nasty Politics and "Low-Information Voters" Are Nothing New

Nasty Politics and “Low-Information Voters” Are Nothing New

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 17, 2016   Nasty Politics and “Low-Information Voters” Are Nothing New   During this year’s election cycle, the mainstream media has told us to believe that there is something shockingly nasty about the tone of this year’s contests. CNBC typifies this line of thinking with an article titled “Trump v Clinton: […]


When rulers despise the ruled: Glenn Reynolds

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2016   When rulers despise the ruled: Glenn Reynolds     (From The USA Today)   It’s like The Hunger Games: the Capital City, and its hangers-on, flourish, while the provinces starve…   …”But there was a fundamental problem with the decision that you can see rippling now throughout […]

When rulers despise the ruled: Glenn Reynolds

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria

By Finian Cunningham Strategic Culture Foundation August 17, 2016   “Politically Correct” Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria     In absurd reality-disconnect, Brazilian authorities are trying to maintain a “politically correct” image during the Rio Olympics, while the entire games are imbued with nasty Cold War politics. By “politically correct” we mean the […]


Sen. Harry Reid: Give Trump fake CIA intel briefings (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism August 15, 2016   Sen. Harry Reid: Give Trump fake CIA intel briefings     Don’t know how this footage slipped through. What an amazing statement. The head of the Democrats in the Senate argues that the CIA should give “fake briefings,” that is fake intel to the Republican nominee for […]

Sen. Harry Reid: Give Trump fake CIA intel briefings

Hillary Clinton’s Top Aide Huma Abedin Confirms: “She’s Often Confused”

Hillary’s Top Aide Huma Abedin Confirms: “She’s Often Confused”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com August 14, 2016   Hillary Clinton’s Top Aide Huma Abedin Confirms: “She’s Often Confused”     Hillary Clinton’s long-time aide and campaign insider Huma Abedin may have inadvertently confirmed that Hillary Clinton’s mental and physical health are deteriorating. In a private email sent via Clinton’s unsecured server and released after a Freedom […]


Yes, the System Is Rigged 1

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 14, 2016   Yes, the System Is Rigged     “I’m afraid the election is going to be rigged,” Donald Trump told voters in Ohio and Sean Hannity on Fox News. And that hit a nerve. “Dangerous,” “toxic,” came the recoil from the media. Trump is threatening to “delegitimize” […]

The System Is Rigged

Dirty War Files Show How Clinton Ally Kissinger Backed Regime of Terror

Dirty War Files Show How Clinton Ally Kissinger Backed Regime of Terror

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 10, 2016   Dirty War Files Show How Clinton Ally Kissinger Backed Regime of Terror Files released as Hillary Clinton reportedly courts Kissinger’s endorsement     Newly declassified papers on the U.S. government’s role in Argentina’s 1976-83 “Dirty War” have been released, detailing—among other things—how former secretary of state […]


Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department

By Against Crony Capitalism August 10, 2016   Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department     (From The Wall Street Journal)   The new emails, released by the group Judicial Watch, offer fresh examples of how top Clinton Foundation officials sought access to the State Department during Mrs. Clinton’s tenure. The […]

Newly Released Emails Highlight Clinton Foundation’s Ties to State Department