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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 Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress

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The Problem With Hillary

By Thomas DiLorenzo LewRockwell.com July 9, 2016     The problem with Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate is not that she is a corrupt and dishonest politician, as her critics have charged.  No, the problem with Hillary is that she is just as big a socialist as Bernie Sanders is.  “We’re going to take things […]


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Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2016 Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt   Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In […]


Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think

By David Gordon Mises.org March 31, 2016   Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think   [David Gordon reviews John Tamny’s new book, Popular Economics. This article first appeared in the March–April issue of The Austrian.] In the view of John Tamny — an editor at Forbes andRealClearMarkets — economics as it is usually studied and taught in […]

Economics: It's Simpler Than You Think

Failed St. Louis VA Chief Got Plush Job ($160,000/year), Free House in Philippines

Failed St. Louis VA Chief Got Plush Job ($160,000/year), Free House in Philippines

By Against Crony Capitalism March 2, 2016   Failed St. Louis VA Chief Got Plush Job ($160,000/year), Free House in Philippines     A key, perhaps THE key to success as a high level government crony is having absolutely no shame. (Some call this sociopathic behavior.) Shame is for people with consciences. You, if you […]


How the Federal Government Continues To Victimize American Indians

By Against Crony Capitalism November 30, 2015   How the Federal Government Continues To Victimize American Indians     As we have said before, there is no group who has gotten a more rotten deal from the US government than the American Indians. And that deal continues to this day. Many American Indians live in […]

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307,000 veterans died awaiting Veterans Affairs health care, report finds

By Against Crony Capitalism September 13, 2015   307,000 veterans died awaiting Veterans Affairs health care, report finds     Treating veterans is very expensive. I would hate to look at the projections the actuaries and accountants come up with each quarter at Veterans Affairs. At best they are a wash of nonsensical numbers. At […]


Real Education Reform Leaves the Government Behind

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 9, 2015   Real Education Reform Leaves the Government Behind     Among the items awaiting Congress when it returns from its August break is reconciling competing House and Senate bills reauthorizing No Child Left Behind. These bills passed early this spring. Each bill is being marketed as […]

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Sebelius: Americans don’t like Obamacare because their “financial literacy is low”

By Against Crony Capitalism   Sebelius: Americans don’t like Obamacare because their “financial literacy is low”   It’s not that Obamacare is a horribly complicated program which has screwed up healthcare for millions of people, which increased rates rather than decreasing them as promised, which was passed without even 50% of the American people supporting […]


Imagine every citizen being able to hold politicians accountable down to the penny

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Imagine every citizen being able to hold politicians accountable down to the penny     There is great hope that tech will bring local bureaucrats and crony capitalists if not to heal, at least more into the light in a big way, soon. We are at the beginning of […]

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11-Year-Old Girl BANNED From Selling Cupcakes By Control Freak Government Bureaucrats

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder   11-Year-Old Girl BANNED From Selling Cupcakes By Control Freak Government Bureaucrats   America is being suffocated to death by red tape.  You are about to read about an 11-year-old girl in Illinois that had her cupcake business brutally shut down by government bureaucrats.  Her name is Chloe Stirling […]


The Economics of the Police State | Thomas E. Woods, Jr. 3

  The Economics of the Police State | Thomas E. Woods, Jr.     Published by misesmedia Published on Jan 22, 2014 Recorded at the Mises Circle Southwest Regional in Houston, 18 January 2014. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist. In the modern United States, federal laws are now so numerous and written so broadly […]

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Are These The Last Days Of The U.S. Marine Corps? 3

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Are These The Last Days Of The U.S. Marine Corps?   Are the current personnel cuts the beginning of the end for the U.S. Marines?  Could these actually be the last days of the U.S. Marine Corps?  A decade ago, such a notion would have been absolutely unthinkable, but times […]


Decoding the NSA: How the Agency Manipulates Language to Mislead the Public

Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Decoding the NSA: How the Agency Manipulates Language to Mislead the Public     When we as a species use language to communicate and engage with one another, we have a certain understanding that certain words mean certain things. That is the entire purpose of language, effective communication between human […]