special interests


Why Special Interests Try to Take Control of Governments

By Hunter Lewis Mises Institute January 31, 2018   Why Special Interests Try to Take Control of Governments   George Monbiot, popular Guardian columnist, beacon light of global environmentalism, is also the kind of progressive who insists on seeing the world as he wishes it were and not as it really is. Wearing these kind of blinders […]

Why Special Interests Try to Take Control of Governments

Fake News: The Latest Weapon in Information Space

Fake News: The Latest Weapon in Information Space

By Tony Cartalucci New Eastern Outlook January 17, 2017   Fake News: The Latest Weapon in Information Space   The ability for technology and innovations to transform global economics and geopolitics is often underestimated, even sidelined in retrospect. However, from the technological achievements that gave the British Empire mastery over the seas, to the industrial […]


Trump’s Appointments ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org December 3, 2016   Trump’s Appointments   What do they mean? Before I give an explanation, let’s be sure we all know what an explanation is. An explanation is not a justification. The collapse of education in the US is so severe that many Americans, especially younger […]

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Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

More Economic Data Leaking to Markets

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center May 2, 2016    More Economic Data Leaking to Markets     A new ECB white paper has found evidence that many major market-moving data releases in the US are leaked in advance of their official publication, allowing some investors to profit from trading stocks and Treasury securities when […]


End the Sugar Tax Now

By Gary Galles Mises.org December 9, 2015   End the Sugar Tax Now   “Sugar Vs. Corn Syrup” reads the headline about legal wrangling between enablers of America’s sweet tooth. Big sugar accused big corn syrup of misleading the public with an ad campaign that it is “nutritionally the same as sugar,” asking for $1.5 billion […]

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Are We A Nation of Wimps?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 13, 2015   Are We A Nation of Wimps?     We now live in a society where safety and security are to be sought at all costs. The sacrifice of liberty is not a concern for most Americans today. This is not something new and it has […]


Chris Endorses Tona Monroe and Troy Ball in Blount County Commission District 7

  The taxpayers of Blount County living in District 7 would be well represented by voting for Troy Ball for seat A and Tona Monroe in seat B. The citizens of District 7 have been uniquely fortunate to have true representation by Blount County Commissioner Jim Folts who will not be running for re-election.  Jim […]


Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why? 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Will Washington Take Down Apple — And Why?     Is Apple being given a hint to fork over more campaign contributions? The US Department of Justice has not only successfully sued Apple for arguably non-existent anti-trust violations in the e-book market. It has even demanded– and gotten– a […]


Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Hunter Lewis Left Icon Henry Waxman Leaves Tarnished Legacy of Crony Capitalism     Henry Waxman, who just announced his retirement after 40 years in Congress, may be the most powerful under-the-radar screen person in Washington. President Obama calls his fellow Democrat “ one of the most accomplished legislators of his […]


‘Fiscal Cliff’ Vote Shows How Washington Really Works

Please note Ron Paul’s message regarding the site that this article was originally posted and linked below. ***Please note: This is the temporary home for my weekly column until my personal web page is up and running.*** Ron Paul’s Texas Straight Talk Source: http://www.the-free-foundation.org/ By Ron Paul Last week the Senate and House demonstrated again […]