How Government Buys Your Support

How Government Buys Your Support

By James Bovard Mises.org February 20, 2016   How Government Buys Your Support   [This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.] In Iraq and Afghanistan, US military officers routinely handed bundles of cash to local residents to buy influence and undermine resistance to the American occupation. Such payments came in especially […]

Greece Today, America Tomorrow?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 13, 2015     Greece Today, America Tomorrow?   The drama over Greece’s financial crisis continues to dominate the headlines. As this column is being written, a deal may have been reached providing Greece with yet another bailout if the Greek government adopts new “austerity” measures. The deal […]

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The Tax Man Cometh — and Taketh

Source: http://www.openmarket.org By Matt Patterson If you’re like most Americans, you woke up on April 18 dazed and sore, a victim of the not-so-gentle attentions of the U.S. Tax Man. But now that he’s left with your wallet and your dignity, what is he going to spend your hard-earned but easily surrendered money on? What […]

Ron Paul Attracts More Than 1,350 Voters in Twin Falls, Idaho

Source: http://www.dailypaul.com http://youtu.be/W_EurjVafE8 BOISE, Idaho – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul draw a remarkable crowd of more than 1,350 supporters and undecided voters in Twin Falls, Idaho today. It was the first of many events comprising a three-day, multi-stop visit to the key caucus states of Idaho and Washington. The 12-term Congressman from Texas […]