America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think

By William D. Hartung Mises Institute May 14, 2019   America’s Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think   In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of […]

America's Defense Budget Is Bigger Than You Think

JOURNALIST: THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM WAS THE LEWINSKI SCANDAL

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com May 14, 2019   JOURNALIST: THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM WAS THE LEWINSKI SCANDAL     American journalist Matt Taibbi has said that the American press began its rapid decline during the Monica Lewinsky scandal that rocked Bill Clinton during his presidency. The mainstream media is no longer even […]

JOURNALIST: THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM WAS THE LEWINSKI SCANDAL

Vision Zero intended to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025 through street system management.

Anti-Car Policies Mean Even More People Are Dying on LA’s Highways

By Gary Galles Mises Institute May 8, 2019   Anti-Car Policies Mean Even More People Are Dying on LA’s Highways   In an April 29 Los Angeles Times article titled, “More dying on L.A. streets,” Laura Nelson reported on Mayor Garcetti’s Vision Zero plan and the City Council’s corresponding Mobility Plan 2035 so far. Vision Zero intended to eliminate […]


Pray and Weep

By Karen Kwiatkowski LewRockwell.com May 7, 2019   Pray and Weep     There is great evil being perpetrated by Washington D.C. here and around the world. A persistent terrible hate for life, liberty and humanity arrived on little cat feet and has taken over our country.  This did not begin with Trump, but sadly it also is […]

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A Nuclear War? Over Venezuela?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 7, 2019   A Nuclear War? Over Venezuela?     Is President Trump about to invade Venezuela? His advisors keep telling us in ever-stronger terms that “all options are on the table” and that US military intervention to restore Venezuela’s constitution “may be necessary.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]


A FOOD CRISIS IS HERE: TROUBLE FOR FARMERS IN THE CORN BELT

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com May 7, 2019   A FOOD CRISIS IS HERE: TROUBLE FOR FARMERS IN THE CORN BELT     Trouble is brewing for farmers in the United States located in the “corn belt.”  Corn is fed to the animals much of the country consumes, so without it, we are staring a food crisis […]

A FOOD CRISIS IS HERE: TROUBLE FOR FARMERS IN THE CORN BELT

Concrete Buildings Create C02?

Concrete Buildings Create C02?

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics May 3, 2019   Concrete Buildings Create C02?     The latest thing now is that constructing office buildings out of concrete and steel is now claimed to account for 5% to 8% of total greenhouse gas. They are now proposing to construct skyscrapers out of wood that are 35 to 40 […]


Unlike Real Insurance, Social Security "Insurance" Creates Greater Risk for the Future

Unlike Real Insurance, Social Security “Insurance” Creates Greater Risk for the Future

By Gary Galles Mises Institute April 30, 2019   Unlike Real Insurance, Social Security “Insurance” Creates Greater Risk for the Future   Every time the Social Security trustees issue their annual report, some people notice that the system’s huge unfunded liabilities (currently, a $42.1 trillion cumulative shortfall) are inherently unfair to future Americans. That threatens its status […]


The Three Purposes of Russiagate

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 24, 2019   The Three Purposes of Russiagate   Russiagate has three purposes.   One is to prevent President Trump from endangering the vast budget and power of the military/security complex by normalizing relations with Russia. Another, in the words of James Howard Kunstler, is “to conceal […]

Democrats Reveal the Real Purpose of the Impeachment Investigation

"Obstruction of Justice" Isn’t What People Think It Is

“Obstruction of Justice” Isn’t What People Think It Is

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute April 22, 2019   “Obstruction of Justice” Isn’t What People Think It Is   With the release of the long-awaited Mueller (Special Counsel Robert Mueller) report, we see partisan politics at work again, and the results are what one might expect. Those that have supported President Donald Trump or believe that […]