politics


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 […]


The Problem With 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 […]

What does seem clear is that if Hillary is elected, more war, including war with Russia, will be our future.

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 […]

Dilma Rousseff

What If Trump Actually Wins?

What Trump Has Wrought

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 5, 2016   What Trump Has Wrought     As Wisconsinites head for the polls, our Beltway elites are almost giddy. For they foresee a Badger State bashing for Donald Trump, breaking his momentum toward the Republican nomination. Should the Donald fall short of the delegates needed to win […]


A Tribute to the Jackass Money System

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners March 31, 2016   A Tribute to the Jackass Money System     BALTIMORE – Finance or politics? We don’t know which is jollier. The Republican presidential primary and Fed monetary policies seem to compete for headlines. Which can be most absurd? Which can be most outrageous? Which can […]

A Tribute to the Jackass Money System

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Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell March 29, 2016   Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles     Tony Blair [in the Sunday Times]: Britain and its western allies must be prepared to send ground troops to “crush” Islamic State forces or risk a terror attack in Europe 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 […]

Stop Drinking the Kool-Aid, America: Political Fiction in an Age of Televised Lies