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The 'Draft Women' Legislation Roller Coaster Ride

The ‘Draft Women’ Legislation Roller Coaster Ride

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 4, 2016   The ‘Draft Women’ Legislation Roller Coaster Ride     During consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in the spring, the proposal that women be required to sign up with Selective Service just as are men started on a roller coaster ride in the […]


Will Rand Paul Fight Fake News With a Filibuster?  

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell December 4, 2016   Will Rand Paul Fight Fake News With a Filibuster?     Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has been on the warpath when it comes to President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state picks. He’s not been one to hold back commentary about former ambassador to the […]

Will Rand Paul Fight Fake News With a Filibuster?

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Trump’s Appointments ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 3, 2016   Trump’s Appointments   What do they mean? Before I give an explanation, let’s be sure we all know what an explanation is. An explanation is not a justification. The collapse of education in the US is so severe that many Americans, especially younger […]


The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress

The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress

By Gary Galles Mises Institute November 28, 2016   The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress   Who creates federal laws? Civics books say it is Congress, but the real answer today may be the executive branch. Earlier this year, James Gattuso and Diane Katz reported that just the 229 major regulations issued since 2009 added […]


The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

By David Gordon Mises Institute November 27, 2016   The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders   Where Bernie Went Wrong: And Why His Remedies Will Just Make Crony Capitalism Worse. By Hunter Lewis.  Axios Press, 2016. 284 pages. Hunter Lewis has rendered a great service with his new book. Writing from an Austrian perspective, he has […]

The Fallacies of Bernie Sanders

Jill Stein Getting Rich Off of Exploiting The Election

Jill Stein Getting Rich Off of Exploiting The Election

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics November 27, 2016   Jill Stein Getting Rich Off of Exploiting The Election     The Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein officially handed in a petition Friday asking election officials in the battleground state of Wisconsin to perform a recount of its general election results, the state confirmed. She is […]


Trump the Great ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org November 27, 2016   Trump the Great   Liberals, progressives, and the left-wing (to the extent that one still exists) are aligning with the corrupt oligarchy against president-elect Trump and the American people. They are busy at work trying to generate hysteria over Trump’s “authoritarian personality and […]

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Trump’s Tulsi Gabbard Factor

Trump’s Tulsi Gabbard Factor

By Robert Parry Consortiumnews.com November 25, 2016 Trump’s Tulsi Gabbard Factor     Two weeks after Donald Trump’s shocking upset of Hillary Clinton, the imperious and imperial neoconservatives and their liberal interventionist understudies may finally be losing their tight grip on U.S. foreign policy. The latest sign was Trump’s invitation for a meeting with Rep. […]


Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

It Is Up To Us ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org November 23, 2016   It Is Up To Us   Did Donald Trump win the election because he is a racist and misogynist and so are the American people? No. That’s BS from the Oligarchs’ well-paid whores in the media, “liberal progressive” activist groups, think tanks and […]


Why Trump Should Offer Tulsi Gabbard a Senior Role in His Administration

By Michael Krieger Liberty Blitzkrieg November 23, 2016   Why Trump Should Offer Tulsi Gabbard a Senior Role in His Administration     Anyone who’s been reading me for more than a couple of days understands that I have serious reservations about Donald Trump. My concerns stem primarily from his authoritarian tendencies, as well as […]

Why Trump Should Offer Tulsi Gabbard a Senior Role in His Administration