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Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 17, 2016   Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository   Last year, we covered a story coming out of Texas in which the state government was planning to institute a state-controlled “gold depository” that would allow individuals to store their gold in a presumably safe place outside the United States banking […]

Texan Plans to Build Gold Depository

Anti-Trump Republicans to Hijack Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination?

Anti-Trump Republicans to Hijack Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination?

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 11, 2016   Anti-Trump Republicans to Hijack Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination?     David French at National Review is perturbed about Donald Trump apparently securing the Republican presidential nomination. French wrote in a Wednesday article that he would “gladly support” a third-party presidential run this year by 2012 […]


April Fools in March

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital April 4, 2016   April Fools in March   It may be almost impossible to underestimate the gullibility of professional Fed watchers. At least Lucy van Pelt needed to place an actual football on the ground to fool poor Charlie Brown. But in today’s high stakes game of Federal […]

The Next Recession Looms Large

Fed Holds Rates Steady: Setting Up for December Hike?

What the Federal Reserve Could Do

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center March 30, 2016   What the Fed Could Do     The financial media is abuzz with speculation about what the Fed will do next, and whether it will decide to hike the federal funds rate target at its April Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. There is a […]


A European PATRIOT Act Will Not Keep People Safe

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 28, 2016 A European PATRIOT Act Will Not Keep People Safe   It was not long after last week’s horrifying bombings in Brussels that the so-called security experts were out warning that Europeans must give up more of their liberty so government can keep them secure from terrorism. […]

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Election 2016: Not Donald Trump vs Not Hillary Clinton

American exceptionalism presents an election made in hell

By William Blum WilliamBlum.org March 14, 2016   American exceptionalism presents an election made in hell     If the American presidential election winds up with Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump, and my passport is confiscated, and I’m somehow FORCED to choose one or the other, or I’m PAID to do so, paid well … […]


Loretta Lynch and the Government War on Free Speech

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 14, 2016 Loretta Lynch and the Government War on Free Speech   During her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted that she asked the FBI to examine whether the federal government should take legal action against so-called climate change deniers. Attorney […]

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We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?

We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?

By Thomas J. DiLorenzo Mises.org March 14, 2016   We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?   In this article, Claudio Grass, Managing Director at Global Gold Switzerland, talks to economist and Mises Institute Senior Fellow Thomas DiLorenzo. This exclusive interview covers central bank monetary policies, Keynesian economics, the economic“recovery,“ political correctness, and much more. Claudio Grass: […]


New Online Tool Shows You What The Heck Privacy Policies Actually Say

By Kate Cox Consumerist March 12, 2016   New Online Tool Shows You What The Heck Privacy Policies Actually Say     We’ve talked about privacy policies a lot before. While they exist to give consumers information about what data is being collected and how it’s being used, they tend to share one big problem […]

New Online Tool Shows You What The Heck Privacy Policies Actually Say

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The West and Syria: the corporate media vs. reality

By Ian Sinclair openDemocracy March 6,2016   The West and Syria: the corporate media vs. reality     “The sinister fact about literary censorship in England is that it is largely voluntary”, George Orwell noted in his censored preface to his 1945 book Animal Farm. “Unpopular ideas can be silenced, and inconvenient facts kept dark, […]


The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 20, 2016   The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover     The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance […]

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They Just Can’t Stop It: US Planning New Rebel Training Program For Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute January 15, 2016   They Just Can’t Stop It: US Planning New Rebel Training Program For Syria     After innumerable failed schemes to train rebels to overthrow the Syrian government (and then training more rebels to take on the rebels they had previously trained who went over to […]


Israel’s al-Qaeda Rescue Program

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 14, 2015   Israel’s al-Qaeda Rescue Program     While the US government continues to face — and vigorously deny — charges that it secretly helps ISIS and other extremists in Syria to keep alive Obama’s regime-change policy for Assad, Washington’s closest ally in the region makes little […]

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Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term

By Gary Galles Mises.org August 5, 2015   Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term Hillary Clinton’s latest campaign salvo attacked “quarterly capitalism,” the supposedly irresponsible corporate focus on short-term results at the expense of long-term growth. She promised government fixes. Short-Termism, Share Prices, and Incentives Is there too much short-termism […]