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Welcome to the Offended States of America

By Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper November 1, 2017   Welcome to the Offended States of America     If you know something is going to upset you, why would you deliberately put yourself in a situation in which you will be angered, saddened, or hurt? There’s no other answer except that you actually want to […]

Welcome to the Offended States of America

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later

By Against Crony Capitalism October 19, 2017   Market legend Art Cashin remembers Black Monday 30 years later     I like Art Cashin. I used to read his morning column when I was a fresh faced broker at UBS. I remember him wearing a “Dow 10,000” hat that he first got as the Dow pushed […]


Why Understanding the Progressive Era Still Matters

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Mises Institute October 13, 2017   Why Understanding the Progressive Era Still Matters   Editor’s Note: Murray Rothbard’s new masterwork, The Progressive Era, is now available for purchase. Judge Napolitano’s preface below speaks to why the Progressive Era is so key to our understanding of modern America. This is the first of many selections from […]

Why Understanding the Progressive Era Still Matters

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 2, 2017   THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM we don’t need no stinkin’ facts   In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the […]


America’s Second Civil War

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 21, 2017   America’s Second Civil War     “They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee — and what a leader! … No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among troops as did Lee when he reviewed them on his horse Traveller.” So wrote Samuel Eliot […]

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Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window

Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center August 15, 2016   Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window       45 years ago today, on August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon officially closed the gold window. While US citizens had been forbidden from owning gold or from redeeming their gold certificates for gold […]


Some Lessons from History

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito July 5, 2016     Which only means “we” are doomed to repeat these…. I have begun to read a book that examines the history that led to the Great War.  This period has always been of interest to me as I have not found satisfying explanations as to why […]

Some Lessons from History

Martin Armstrong

Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]


Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 10, 2015   Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror     “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”—Edward R. Murrow, broadcast journalist America is in the midst of an epidemic of historic proportions. […]

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This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History

By Raul Howmuch.net December 5, 2015   This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History   The very first major economic collapse in recorded history occurred in 218-202 BC when the Roman Empire experienced money troubles after the Second Punic War. As a result, bronze and silver currencies were devalued. As depicted in the […]


Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 4, 2015   Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam A Monopoly School System Can’t Be Evenhanded   How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s […]


James Grant Sets Stick of Dynamite to Bush/Obamanomics

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism July 6, 2015   James Grant Sets Stick of Dynamite to Bush/Obamanomics     In his new book, The Forgotten Depression, economic writer James Grant, editor of the prestigious Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, gives us the history of the depression of 1920-21. It was a very deep depression, as […]