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Rothbard Loved to Hate the State

By David Gordon Mises.org August 10, 2016   Rothbard Loved to Hate the State   The anarcho-capitalism that Murray Rothbard favored differed entirely from the American system of government, and he saw the State as a gang of robbers. It by no means followed from this, though, that he was uninterested in politics. Quite to […]

Rothbard Loved to Hate the State

Abolish the FBI

Abolish the FBI

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org July 8, 2016   Like all employees of the FBI, James Comey lives off the sweat of the American taxpayer. His large salary, upon retirement, will be converted into a very generous pension. Like most federal employees in a high ranking position like his, Comey continues to look forward to decades of […]


No Charges for Clinton Expose ‘Two-Tiered System of Justice’

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams July 6, 2016   No Charges for Clinton Expose ‘Two-Tiered System of Justice’ Former secretary of state seemingly held to different standard than ‘low-level, powerless Nobodies-in-DC’     The FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email servers turned up no recommendation that she be charged with any crime, but […]

No Charges for Clinton Expose 'Two-Tiered System of Justice'

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]


Is a Freedom Revolution Possible?

By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com June 30, 2016     As the clock winds down on what is supposed to be the end of Barack Obama’s valiant attempt to transform America from the world’s only superpower into a banana republic dictatorship, a couple of unforeseen events have occurred. The first is the totally unexpected appearance of […]

Is a Freedom Revolution Possible?

Money Going to Washington

Money Going to Washington

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com June 15, 2016   Money Going to Washington     According to a New York Post article (May 22, 2016), in just two years, Hillary Clinton — former first lady, senator from New York and secretary of state — collected over $21 million in speaking fees. These fees were paid […]


Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 13, 2016 Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction   If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s distinguishing characteristic is a “mixed economy.” […]

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What Makes Venezuela Different

What Makes Venezuela Different

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org June 12, 2016   What Makes Venezuela Different   Unlike other leftist South American regimes, the Venezuela regime has intentionally crushed even the middle and working classes. The economic disaster in Venezuela has prompted many to take a look at the country and attempt to understand what it is that has made […]


Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment 1

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute May 16, 2016   Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment       “The vitality of civil and political institutions in our society depends on free discussion… It is only through free debate and free exchange of ideas that government […]

Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment

'Blacklisting' of Right-Wing Stories More Proof that Facebook 'Rules the News'

‘Blacklisting’ of Right-Wing Stories More Proof that Facebook ‘Rules the News’

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams May 10, 2016   ‘Blacklisting’ of Right-Wing Stories More Proof that Facebook ‘Rules the News’ Journalists from across the political spectrum raise concerns after former employees reveal manipulation of ‘trending’ bar     Revelations that Facebook may have regularly “blacklisted” conservative stories from the platform’s “trending” news section was met […]


Why Is the Progressive Left Helping the Elite Elect Hillary?

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 22, 2016   Why Is the Progressive Left Helping the Elite Elect Hillary?   Have you noticed that it is not only the presstitute media and the two establishment political parties that are beating up on Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump but also the progressive left? […]

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Brazilian Politics, Players, Panama and Perpetual Motion

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com April 5, 2016   Brazilian Politics, Players, Panama and Perpetual Motion     There is no simplifying Brazil’s political or economic situation. Anyone “certain” about the outcome is sure to get smacked in its crossfires sooner or later. Corruption might be bi-partisan in the United States, legalized in many cases, but […]


From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 5, 2016   From Democracy to Pathocracy: The Rise of the Political Psychopath   “Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small […]

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall

The European Union Is Anti-European

The European Union Is Anti-European

By Louis Rouanet Mises.org April 4, 2016   The European Union Is Anti-European   What is Europe? It seems that no rigorous answer can be provided. Europe is not exactly a continent. It is not a political entity. It is not a united people. The best definition, in fact, may be that Europe is the outcome of […]


Fascism, American Style

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute March 24, 2016   Fascism, American Style   “If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.” ― Henry A. Wallace, 33rd Vice President of the […]

Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall