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Macron to Trump: ‘You’re No Patriot!’

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com November 13, 2018   Macron to Trump: ‘You’re No Patriot!’     In a rebuke bordering on national insult Sunday, Emmanuel Macron retorted to Donald Trump’s calling himself a nationalist. “Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism; nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.” As for Trump’s policy of “America first,” Macron […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Three Ways the New Democratic House Majority May Investigate President Trump

Three Ways the New Democratic House Majority May Investigate President Trump

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 13, 2018   Three Ways the New Democratic House Majority May Investigate President Trump   After Democrats attain the majority in the United States House of Representatives in January, their rivalry with President Donald Trump can be expected to extend beyond disagreements about legislation. In a new Fox News […]


No Matter How You Vote, The New Congress Won't Represent You

No Matter How You Vote, The New Congress Won’t Represent You

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute November 5, 2018   No Matter How You Vote, The New Congress Won’t Represent You   One of the most foundational assumptions behind modern democracy is that the elected officials somehow represent the interests of those who elected them. Advocates for the political status quo flog this position repeatedly, claiming that […]


We Need a #MeToo Movement for Political Consent

By James Bovard Mises Institute October 21, 2018   We Need a #MeToo Movement for Political Consent   The #MeToo movement is spurring millions of Americans to reconsider the meaning of consent in sexual relations. But there is another realm where far too much has been presumed because of often token gestures. Political consent is defined […]

We Need a #MeToo Movement for Political Consent

Threats of Violence Against Candidates Rising

Threats of Violence Against Candidates Rising

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics October 24, 2018   Threats of Violence Against Candidates Rising     I have been warning that the one thing our computer is projecting on all election fronts around the world is that we will see rising violence and we should expect that voting will be rigged. Canada has already put out a […]


More than Half of America Gets More in Welfare than it Pays in Taxes

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute October 24, 2018   More than Half of America Gets More in Welfare than it Pays in Taxes   More than half of Americans receive more money in various types of government transfer payments (Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, Social Security) than they pay in federal taxes.1 According to a report released this year […]

More than Half of America Gets More in Welfare than it Pays in Taxes

Elizabeth Warren's Other Cherokee Scandal: Her Fight Against Tribal Sovereignty

Elizabeth Warren’s Other Cherokee Scandal: Her Fight Against Tribal Sovereignty

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute October 22, 2018   Elizabeth Warren’s Other Cherokee Scandal: Her Fight Against Tribal Sovereignty     Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential aspirations may have ended before they began this week thanks to her team’s bizarre decision to proudly broadcast the results of a DNA test that shows she may have had a relative […]


As Countless People Rot in Jail for Weed, Child Predator Ex-Congressman Getting Out Early

By Matt Agorist Free Thought Project October 11, 2018   As Countless People Rot in Jail for Weed, Child Predator Ex-Congressman Getting Out Early As elderly veterans rot in jail for treating themselves with a plant, child predator disgraced Congressmen like Anthony Weiner, are let out early.     Last year, Anthony Weiner, the disgraced congressman […]

As elderly veterans rot in jail for treating themselves with a plant, child predator disgraced Congressmen like Anthony Weiner, are let out early.

Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill

Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 9, 2018   Cotton growers vs. urban farmers: Bitter partisan fight threatens farm bill “[Conaway] and Stabenow are fighting over this stuff, and Pat and I just sit and look at each other and roll our eyes,”     Agriculture bills are massive vehicles for crony capitalism. Corn, sugar, […]


The Damage Done by the Kavanaugh Hearings

By Alice Salles Mises Institute October 8, 2018   The Damage Done by the Kavanaugh Hearings   As Gallup reports that more Americans expressed support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during the week he denied being guilty of sexual assault, it’s clear that whether accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford is speaking the truth, the public might not be […]

The Damage Done by the Kavanaugh Hearings

Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF

Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 2, 2018   Senator Grassley seeking farm bailout payments for HIMSELF     Grassley’s a millionaire but he owns a farm and so, hey, why not apply for those bailout funds? This is exactly why we make the point that government and business should be as separate as possible. […]