ideology


Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 16, 2016   Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist   Writing in his 1922 treatise Socialism, Ludwig von Mises expressed support for democracy, but took a very limited view. Specifically, he suggested the only purpose of democracy is to “make peace, to avoid violent revolutions.” That is, democracy is purely a means […]

Why Social Welfare Programs and Democracy Cannot Co-Exist

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Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe—Conservatism

By James Ostrowski LewRockwell.com January 31, 2016   Progressivism’s Vanquished Foe – Conservatism     Note: This is an excerpt from Progressivism: A Primer on the Idea Destroying America (2014).  After Progressivism replaced liberalism as America’s dominant ideology, liberals faded from the scene and, like the cheetah, almost went extinct.  From 1900 through 1960, as the […]


Eric Garner, the Torture Report, and Authoritarian Psychology

By Todd E. Pierce Ron Paul Institute   Eric Garner, the Torture Report, and Authoritarian Psychology   What do the NYPD arresting officers of Eric Garner, the CIA officials responsible for the crimes detailed in the Torture Report and US foreign policy officials all have in common? They are all agents of  institutions that have […]

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Ebola, Ideology and Common Sense 1

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan   Ebola, Ideology and Common Sense   Growing up in Washington in the 1930s and ’40s, our home was, several times, put under quarantine. A poster would be tacked on the door indicating the presence within of a contagious disease — measles, mumps, chicken pox, scarlet fever. None of […]


Rise of the Libertarians, 10 reasons why Slate, Salon and the progressive media are afraid

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Rise of the Libertarians, 10 reasons why Slate, Salon and the progressive media are afraid     Attached is an extremely well done article which lays out why it is that today’s political establishment, especially the “progressives” are so afraid of libertarianism. Libertarianism is a logical evolution from statism. […]

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Special Edition of The Robert Wenzel Show: Hillary Mann Leverett on U.S. Foreign Policy

  Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Chris Rossini   Special Edition of The Robert Wenzel Show: Hillary Mann Leverett on U.S. Foreign Policy     ** Because events are changing so quickly in Syria, this week’s show is being published today instead of on Sunday **This Week’s GuestHillary Mann LeverettCo-Author of Going To Tehran, U.S. Foreign Policy […]


Government School’s Communist Thought Indoctrination Process 2

Trying to make sense of the seemingly insane policies of those government run ( and others) schools and the agenda behind it all. Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Becky Akers And She Quotes Isabel Paterson! Vanessa Richardson tells me she is “a homeschool mom.  My son” – and, presumably, her student – “and I made a video in […]


Patriotic Group to Build Armed ‘Defensible’ Neighborhood Fortress

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Source: http://spreadlibertynews.com By Gregory Gwyn-Williams A group of like-minded patriots, bound together by pride in American exceptionalism, plan on building an armed community to protect their liberty. The group, named Citadel, intends to purchase 2,000 to 3,000 acres for the project in western Idaho.  The community will comprise of 3,500 to 7,000 families of patriotic Americans […]


Ron Paul Has Already Changed the Future of American Politics

Source: http://www.policymic.com By Joseph Beck The message of liberty has proven to be stronger than “9-9-9,” “Yes We Can,” or any other empty campaign rhetoric that has been incessantly repeated in  today’s election cycle. Unlike the others that merely pander to our base instincts of “Hope and Change” or our desire to have a Dr. […]


The Nation: Why Do GOP Bosses Fear Ron Paul?

Source: http://www.npr.org by John Nichols John Nichols is the author of several books that examine the legacy of old-right conservatives such as Taft and Buffett, including Against the Beast: A Documentary History of American Opposition to Empire. Ron Paul represents the ideology that Republican insiders most fear: conservatism. Not the corrupt, inside-the-beltway construct that goes […]