politics


Nasty Politics and “Low-Information Voters” Are Nothing New

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 17, 2016   Nasty Politics and “Low-Information Voters” Are Nothing New   During this year’s election cycle, the mainstream media has told us to believe that there is something shockingly nasty about the tone of this year’s contests. CNBC typifies this line of thinking with an article titled “Trump v Clinton: […]

Nasty Politics and "Low-Information Voters" Are Nothing New

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria

‘Politically Correct’ Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria

By Finian Cunningham Strategic Culture Foundation August 17, 2016   “Politically Correct” Rio Olympics Amid Anti-Russia Cold War Hysteria     In absurd reality-disconnect, Brazilian authorities are trying to maintain a “politically correct” image during the Rio Olympics, while the entire games are imbued with nasty Cold War politics. By “politically correct” we mean the […]


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

Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments

By Against Crony Capitalism July 25, 2016   Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments     This is sadly par for the Washington course, the way business has often been done, no matter the administration. After all, how else are we to determine who becomes the ambassador to The […]

Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments

Trump Speech a Hit: Emotional Honesty May Be Pivotal to His Election Success

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell June 23, 2016     Donald Trump’s Latest Distortions on Hillary Clinton  … A look at Trump’s assertions about Clinton on Wednesday and how they stack up with the facts … Donald Trump’s fierce denunciation of Hillary Clinton on Wednesday was rife with distortion.  –AP/Fortune This article by […]

Trump Speech a Hit: Emotional Honesty May Be Pivotal to His Election Success

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 […]


Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

Hillary ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell June 9, 2016   Hillary’s ‘Historic Win’ Makes Things Worse, Not Better     How Hillary Clinton’s historic win changes the game for girls … So many girls for so long were told — overtly and subtly — what they could and could not be … Regardless of […]


#NeverTrump Amateur Hour

By Dan Phillips, MD. LewRockwell.com June 5, 2016   #NeverTrump Amateur Hour     The news that the NeverTrump effort, self-identified as the Renegade Party, is considering National Review writer David French as their potential anti-Trump and (allegedly) anti-Hillary independent candidate has mostly been met with a combination of bewilderment and disdain. What little enthusiasm […]

NeverTrump has from the start had unrealistic expectations regarding its candidate recruitment efforts.

Trump as Unifier: Are Hillary Clinton and Neoconservatives Ready to Join Forces?

By Jon Queally Common Dreams May 5, 2016   Trump as Unifier: Are Hillary Clinton and Neoconservatives Ready to Join Forces? ‘Neocon elites are probably the likeliest faction to defect to Clinton, and what they’d want is blood-curdling aggressiveness overseas and Benjamin Netanyahu in charge of Middle East policy.’     As Donald Trump is declared […]

Something Hillary Would Never Say

Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 10, 2016   Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?     After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on the first ballot at Cleveland, or Trump does not win. Yet, as […]


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 […]

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