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The Democrats Won This Round, And It Wasn’t Even Close…

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 28, 2017   The Democrats Won This Round, And It Wasn’t Even Close…     We have just witnessed one of the greatest routs in modern American political history.  We are still waiting to see if a spending agreement can be reached so that a government shutdown at […]

The Democrats Won This Round, And It Wasn’t Even Close…

POLLS SHOW RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS WANT MORE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION AND SPENDING

POLLS SHOW RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS WANT MORE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION AND SPENDING  

By Daniel Lang The Daily Sheeple April 27, 2017   POLLS SHOW RECORD NUMBER OF AMERICANS WANT MORE GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION AND SPENDING     Isn’t it interesting how, no matter which political party is in charge, the government continues to grow? This is especially puzzling, since Republican voters and politicians are supposedly supportive of small […]


Audit the Pentagon

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute April 6, 2017   Audit the Pentagon   One of the benefits of being an extremely powerful lobby in Washington is the ability to live off the taxpayers without ever having to tell the taxpayers what you they with their money. This includes two of the most powerful lobbies in DC: […]


An Obama Plot to Sabotage Trump?

A Step in the Right Direction

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito March 18, 2017   A Step in the Right Direction     Trump has released his first budget proposal. It is the most radical budget proposal ever offered by a president in the last seven million years…give or take. The reactions are predictable…and curious. First, the predictable: in no way, […]


On Military and Spending, It’s Trump Versus Trump

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 27, 2017   On Military and Spending, It’s Trump Versus Trump   It can be a challenge to follow the pronouncements of President Trump, as he often seems to change his position on any number of items from week to week, or from day to day, or even […]

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Stockman to Trump: It's the Economy, Stupid

Stockman to Trump: It’s the Economy, Stupid

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute February 10, 2017   Stockman to Trump: It’s the Economy, Stupid   In a recent appearance on CNN, David Stockman suggested that Trump might best spend some time actually addressing economic issues instead of the administration’s travel ban for immigrants from Middle Eastern countries, which Stockman called “a giant misfire.” Pointing out […]


Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 6, 2017   Cut, Don’t Reform, Taxes   Many Americans who have wrestled with a 1040 form, or who have paid someone to prepare their taxes, no doubt cheered the news that Congress will soon resume working on tax reform. However taxpayers should temper their enthusiasm because, even […]

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After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute February 6, 2017   After Obama, a New Dawn or More of the Same?   Nearly four decades ago, political pundits were shocked as voters turned away President Jimmy Carter and voted in Ronald Reagan, who promised to bring fundamental change to Washington and the indwelling political establishment. At the time, unemployment […]


Trump eyes 10% spending cuts, 20% slash of federal workers

By Against Crony Capitalism January 17, 2017   Trump eyes 10% spending cuts, 20% slash of federal workers     This is would be another example of why Trump has to be seen by libertarians and other small government people as a mixed bag. He is pretty bad on some things but when was the […]

Trump eyes 10% spending cuts, 20% slash of federal workers

Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending

Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2017   Trump must slay the ‘sacred cow’ of the budget: Defense spending     Sharpen the knives and get to it. It is WAY past time. The Pentagon is filled to the gills with cronies and crony capitalism. And Republicans have encouraged this “waste and abuse” – this […]


Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute December 29, 2016   Trump’s Pentagon Budget Time Bomb   Legendary Pentagon analyst and whistleblower Chuck Spinney joins today’s Liberty Report to explain the budget nightmares a President Trump will face at the Pentagon. Why do these weapons systems cost so much and perform so badly? Chuck knows…and tells. […]

Trump's Pentagon Budget Time Bomb

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New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute December 27, 2016   New Year’s Resolutions for Donald Trump and Congress   In the spirit of New Year’s, here are four resolutions for president-elect Trump and Congress that will enable them to really make America great again: 1) Audit the Fed….and then end it: The Federal Reserve Bank’s […]


The Ticking Debt Bomb

Midnight in America

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital November 10, 2016   Midnight in America   Stunned political analysts are missing the most plausible argument explaining Donald Trump’s unexpected victory. The misreading of the American electorate stems from the political class’ acceptance of mistaken (and increasingly insane) economic dogma that has arisen over the past generation. Based on their flawed understanding of economics, the pundits could […]


The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency

By Against Crony Capitalism October 18, 2016   The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency     This is the truth and sometimes it’s one that it is hard for “conservatives” to come to terms with. The Pentagon is filled to the gills with waste and inefficiency, it is big government. The military and […]

The Pentagon is just another bloated government agency