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The Absurdities Mount

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 20, 2017   The Absurdities Mount   As I predicted, the erasing of American history will not be limited to Confederate monuments. Last week a member of the board of trustees of the Dallas, Texas, school district recommended changing the name of James Madison High School. James […]

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We’re All to Blame

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 13, 2017   We’re All to Blame     The largest threat to our prosperity is government spending that far exceeds the authority enumerated in Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. Federal spending in 2017 will top $4 trillion. Social Security, at $1 trillion, will take up most […]

We're All to Blame

Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?

Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?

By Against Crony Capitalism September 13, 2017   Rand Paul: Why Not Pay For Hurricane Relief By Cutting Foreign Aid Spending?     Sounds good to us. (From The Jack News)   Instead of borrowing the money, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul wants to pay for hurricane relief by cutting foreign aid spending commensurately. If $20 […]


Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 11, 2017   Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling   Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously counseled politicians to never let a crisis go to waste. Sadly, this week President Trump and congressional leaders of both parties showed that they have taken this advice to […]

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Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com September 11, 2017   Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress   Donald Trump is president today because he was seen as a doer not a talker. Among the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, “At least he gets things done!” And it was exasperation with a dithering GOP Congress, which […]


Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

By Against Crony Capitalism September 11, 2017   Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule     Well, well. The narrative has shifted since the Schumer/Pelosi deal. (From The New York Times) Now in the White House, President Trump demonstrated this past week that he still imagines himself a solitary cowboy as […]

Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property

The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property

By Against Crony Capitalism September 8, 2017   The Communist in City Hall: New York mayor calls for end of private property     This is truly disgusting. We see a wannabe Castro in City Hall. A know-it-all bureaucrat wrapped in his own ego. A politically correct agent of statism and – if given the chance […]


Liberals in a Tizzy

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 8, 2017   Liberals in a Tizzy     Many blacks and their white liberal allies demand the removal of statues of Confederate generals and the Confederate battle flag, and they are working up steam to destroy the images of Gens. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson […]

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Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?

Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism September 8, 2017   Is it time to get rid of Paul Ryan as Speaker?     Probably. But one of the names floated in the Washpo story attached is Rick Santorum. Rick Santorum. Ole’ Rick is no conservative and he would be even worse news than Paul Ryan. Ryan […]


Trump Acts Like Businessman At Last

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics September 8, 2017   Trump Acts Like Businessman At Last     There is no doubt that the feud between Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress has been astonishing. Even some Republicans support trying to impeach him thinking he will be a liability in 2018. Trump is responding like a businessman and […]

Trump Acts Like Businessman At Last

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Neocon Creep

By Karen Kwiatkowski LewRockwell.com September 6, 2017   Neocon Creep   Those of us who closely observed, and tried to stop, the neoconservative takeover of the Presidency, and the nation’s security and intelligence leadership between 1999 and 2004, may have thought it was so well publicized and so destructive that it couldn’t happen again. Others, while […]


Hillary: I Lost Because Bernie Promised Everyone a Pony

By Against Crony Capitalism September 6, 2017   Hillary: I Lost Because Bernie Promised Everyone a Pony     More like a unicorn. Ponies are real. But we get Hill’s point here. So what she’s saying is she got beaten at the Democratic Party game. She should have known better. She knows to say anything, do […]

Hillary: I Lost Because Bernie Promised Everyone a Pony

CHICAGO MAYOR DECLARES CITY A “TRUMP FREE ZONE”

CHICAGO MAYOR DECLARES CITY A “TRUMP FREE ZONE”

By Dawn Luger The Daily Sheeple September 6, 2017   CHICAGO MAYOR DECLARES CITY A “TRUMP FREE ZONE”     Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has declared the city a “Trump free zone” after the president rescinded the DACA program initiated by former president Barack Obama. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy‘s removal has offended many […]


Robert E. Lee’s Ubiquitous Presence

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 5, 2017   Robert E. Lee’s Ubiquitous Presence     We are going to have to do far more than take down Robert E. Lee’s statue. We have to close the US Military Academy at West Point. Not only was Lee a West Point graduate, but in […]

Robert E. Lee’s Ubiquitous Presence