government


How To Fight For Peace  

By Ron Paul Mises Institute June 23, 2017   How To Fight For Peace   As I’ve traveled around the country making speeches at college campuses, I’ve noticed that very few young people want war. In fact, I’d say that 90 percent of the people I come into contact with are opposed to new wars. […]

How To Fight For Peace

Security…or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute June 21, 2017   Security…or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview   What does former NSA analyst turned whistleblower Edward Snowden have to tell us about liberty? About trading a little freedom for government promises of security? Does he feel that his historic release of government documents showing how the […]

Security...or Surveillance? The Edward Snowden Interview

Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

By Against Crony Capitalism June 21, 2017   Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois     Sounds like a case of the “Detroits.” Actually many cases of the Detroits. The government is too big in these states. There are too many state employees. These employees want unrealistic pensions. (What’s a pension?) They lived like […]


The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2017   The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent     People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, […]


The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

By Against Crony Capitalism June 19, 2017   The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’     Most Americans have no real idea of the massive power vested (taken?) in the federal bureaucracy. Sure most people get that agencies enforce laws. But most don’t know that agencies do much more than that, and often […]

The real answer to the democracy-killing ‘administrative state’

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 18, 2017   Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America     My hometown of Charlottesville, Va., has become the latest poster child in a heated war of words—and actions—over racism, “sanitizing history,” extremism (both right and left), political correctness, hate speech, partisan politics, and a […]


Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy?

By Against Crony Capitalism June 16, 2017   Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy? (Get ready for a state government employee bailout America)     Here’s an idea. Cut government. Cut the apparatus that has built up around the Cook County political machine. (From CBS)   Illinois residents may feel some […]

Could Illinois be the first state to file for bankruptcy?

Trump Administration Following in Obama Administration’s Footsteps on Marijuana

Trump Administration Following in Obama Administration’s Footsteps on Marijuana

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 16, 2017   Trump Administration Following in Obama Administration’s Footsteps on Marijuana     Last month, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to oppose Congress again including in Department of Justice appropriations legislation a provision intended to stop, through a restriction on […]


Property taxes: Where is all that money going?

Property taxes: Where is all that money going?

By Against Crony Capitalism June 15, 2017   Property taxes: Where is all that money going?     (From The Chicago Tribune)   Like most families, we live on a budget — unlike the governments to which we pay our property taxes.   Every month, more than 60 percent of our total housing payment — […]


Merkel Wants G20 Global Taxation of Internet

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics June 15, 2017   Merkel Wants G20 Global Taxation of Internet     Merkel is calling upon the G20 to regulate the internet. While she is pretending to be concerned about cyberattacks, which no regulator can prevent, you have to look into the finer details. Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a […]

Merkel Wants G20 Global Taxation of Internet

Patrick J. Buchanan

Are We Nearing Civil War?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com June 14, 2017   Are We Nearing Civil War?     President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down. We are approaching something of a civil war where the capital city […]