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The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget

By Alice Salles Mises Institute January 23, 2017   The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget   The US government’s efforts against illicit drugs have finally run their course. With over one trillion dollars wasted over the past several decades and nothing to show but failure, taxpayers are beginning to ask a simple yet […]

The DEA: A Good Place to Cut the Federal Budget

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Beltway Conservative Budget Plans Are Big Spending and Anti-Liberty

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 21, 2016 Beltway Conservative Budget Plans Are Big Spending and Anti-Liberty   According to a recent poll, 73 percent of all Americans oppose increases in federal spending. Since this anti-government spending sentiment is a major reason Republicans control the House and Senate, one would expect the Republican Congress […]


Do We Need To ‘Rebuild The Military’?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 8, 2016 Do We Need To ‘Rebuild The Military’?   The Republican presidential debates have become so heated and filled with insults, it almost seems we are watching a pro wrestling match. There is no civility, and I wonder whether the candidates are about to come to blows. […]

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Obama's $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America's Looming Collapse

Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 10, 2016   Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse     Republicans have spent the entire Obama presidency engaging in acts of disrespect against this president, and the office that he has been twice elected to by a majority of the voters. […]


No, the Military Has Not Withered Away Under Obama

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org November 17, 2015   No, the Military Has Not Withered Away Under Obama   It is common to see articles and columns in the Conservative media claiming that President Obama is engaging in “historic defense cuts.” There are claims that not in decades has the military ever endured such budget slashing. “Romney […]


The Military Gravy Train: Full Speed Ahead

By Andrew Syrios Mises.org September 30, 2015   The Military Gravy Train: Full Speed Ahead   There’s something very odd about the United States military that makes many of the most budget-hawkish fiscal conservatives turn into starry-eyed, big government welfare pushers. The hypocrisy is breathtaking; at the same time as many conservatives are talking about “America’s […]


Watch and learn what an economic collapse looks like

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper July 7, 2015   Watch and learn what an economic collapse looks like     Did you hear the news? “Greece Says No to Further Austerity Measures!”  Did you shake your head and say, “Wow, the nerve of those people refusing to cut their expenses in the face of […]


8 Steps to Surviving a Job Loss

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper April 21, 2015   8 Steps to Surviving a Job Loss     A 2014 report on jobs showed some alarming statistics:  1 in 5 Americans have lost their jobs over the past five years and remained unemployed. The US economy is free-falling, and the middle class is taking […]


Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 12, 2015   Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob   Richard Wolff explains how scapegoat economics works: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/30032-scapegoat-economics-2015 The economic dissolution of the West is the story I document in The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Michael Hudson explains that having looted everything […]

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Rep. Walter Jones: No More Dollars for Afghanistan

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute March 19, 2015   Rep. Walter Jones: No More Dollars for Afghanistan   US Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), an RPI Board Member, took to the House Floor yesterday to criticize the new Republican budget for its increased spending in Afghanistan. Spending on that “graveyard of empires,” said Walter Jones, […]


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Barack Obama Says That What America Really Needs Is Lots More Debt

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 2, 2015   Barack Obama Says That What America Really Needs Is Lots More Debt   When it comes to taking a chainsaw to the future of America, nobody seems more eager than Barack Obama.  Despite the fact that the U.S. national debt is on pace to approximately […]


12 Signs That The Economy Is Really Starting To Bleed Oil Patch Jobs

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 21, 2015   12 Signs That The Economy Is Really Starting To Bleed Oil Patch Jobs   The gravy train is over for oil workers.  All over North America, people that felt very secure about their jobs just a few weeks ago are now getting pink slips.  There […]

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Buried Within Omnibus Bill, a ‘Long-Term Blank Check for War Spending’

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams Buried Within Omnibus Bill, a ‘Long-Term Blank Check for War Spending’   Analysts warn that “emergency” war spending fund, which was supposed to be temporary, has become permanent fixture that inflates Pentagon’s budget     The government funding bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives on Thursday has been […]


Budget Deal Looks Like Betrayal Of GOP 2014 ‘Wave’ Voters

By Against Crony Capitalism   Budget Deal Looks Like Betrayal Of GOP 2014 ‘Wave’ Voters   How many times do we have to do this before people figure out that Boehner and Co. have absolutely no interest in reducing the size of government? Is he (and leadership) going to sell out the millions of voters […]

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