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Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

Power Corrupts: A Culture of Compliance Breeds Despots and Predators

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 12, 2017   Power Corrupts: A Culture of Compliance Breeds Despots and Predators   Power corrupts. Worse, as 19th-century historian Lord Acton concluded, absolute power corrupts absolutely. It doesn’t matter whether you’re talking about a politician, an entertainment mogul, a corporate CEO or a police officer: give any […]


Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute September 22, 2017   Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power   Almost two weeks have passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida, yet tens of thousands remain without power. With temperatures regularly eclipsing over 90 degrees, these outages are not only a grave inconvenience […]

Government Regulation and Crony Capitalism is Keeping Thousands in Florida without Power

The phenomenon that is Trump is the first opportunity since the maturity of the deep state to call into question the deep state.

Where Are We Headed? (Part II)

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito February 17, 2017   Where Are We Headed? (Part II)     I have given further thought to this topic, first explored here.  I will first offer a few points from the earlier post: Codevilla: We have stepped over the threshold of a revolution. It is difficult to imagine how […]


The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education February 3, 2017   The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore     Following Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, my morning commute was wall-to-wall with it, including plenty of weasel words (e.g., Senator Schumer’s fixation on tarring him as “outside the mainstream”) and heat (e.g., […]


Obama’s Desperate Attempt to Save the Democratic Party By Blaming Russia

Obama’s Desperate Attempt to Save the Democratic Party By Blaming Russia

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics December 31, 2016   Obama’s Desperate Attempt to Save the Democratic Party By Blaming Russia     President Obama has made a desperate attempt to blame Russia for hacking the Democratic National Party (DNC) in an amazing partisan abuse of power. First of all, the DNC is a PRIVATE organization […]


Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 6, 2016   Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon […]

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress

The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress

By Gary Galles Mises Institute November 28, 2016   The Bureaucracy Is Now More Powerful Than Congress   Who creates federal laws? Civics books say it is Congress, but the real answer today may be the executive branch. Earlier this year, James Gattuso and Diane Katz reported that just the 229 major regulations issued since 2009 added […]


The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute October 14, 2016   The Imperial President’s Toolbox of Terror: A Dictatorship Waiting to Happen   Presidents don’t give up power. Executive orders don’t expire at the end of each presidential term. And every successive occupant of the Oval Office since George Washington, who issued the first executive […]

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America

‘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 […]

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

Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work

Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work

By David Kreutzer The Daily Signal March 30, 2016   Taxpayers Are Footing Bill for Solar Project That Doesn’t Work     As every 10-year-old who ever got a sweater for a birthday present has been told, “it’s the thought that counts.” That seems to be the guiding principle at the Department of Energy and […]


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 […]

Financial Tyranny: ‘We the People’ Are the New Permanent Underclass in America