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Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2017   Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending     Sharpen the knives and get to it. It is WAY past time. The Pentagon is filled to the gills with cronies and crony capitalism. And Republicans have encouraged this “waste and abuse” – this […]

Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending

U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds

By Against Crony Capitalism August 22, 2016   U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds     That’s with a T. A T. The entire economy of the USA is estimated to be around 18 trillion annually. (From Reuters)   The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to […]

Obama admin wont fix the VA, but will spend tax dollars on transgender surgery for soldiers

efore We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?

Before We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com August 1, 2016   Before We Go To War With Russia and China, What About Afghanistan?     Anti-Russian hysteria in America reached its apogee this week as Democrats tried to divert attention from embarrassing revelations about how the Democratic Party apparatus had rigged the primaries against Bernie Sanders by claiming Vlad […]


The Disposable Veterans

By Karen De Coster LewRockwell.com July 29, 2016   The Disposable Veterans     The obituary says he “lost his battle with PTSD.” He lost his battle for freedom and a quality life once he signed up to be used as cannon fodder for the US Government. Quote: “Ketchum had been struggling with PTSD and substance abuse after […]

The Disposable Veterans

Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn't Work

Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn’t Work

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute July 25, 2016   Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn’t Work     Why does the US spend more on its military than the next largest several countries combined? One reason is that the military budget has far less to do with protecting the […]


Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 17, 2016 Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny   For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense […]

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Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2016   Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia     With the ongoing larger US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and elsewhere, it can easily become the “new normal” that US troops are also fighting in (relatively) small numbers in places […]


Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

At Last, America First!

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 30, 2016   At Last, America First!     Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America. The old order in this capital city is on the way out, America is crossing a great divide, and there […]

What If Trump Actually Wins?

House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft

House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute April 30, 2016   House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft     Wednesday night the US House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to require women to register for a potential military draft via the Selective Service system. The requirement already applies to […]


Remember the Golan Heights?

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com April 30, 2016   Remember the Golan Heights?   During the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Syrian forces had surprised Israel and were fast approaching the edge of the steep Golan Heights, captured by Israel during the 1967 war. It seemed as if Syrian armor and infantry would retake Golan, then pour down […]

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NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border

NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 30, 2016   NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border     The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that NATO is preparing to deploy four battalions — approximately 4,000 troops — to Russia’s western border. US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work was in Brussels today to […]