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More Spending Does Not Drive More Employment

By Per Bylund Mises Institute September 27, 2017   More Spending Does Not Drive More Employment     It is almost universally asserted today that consumer spending drives employment. This thesis gives support to the general Keynesian idea that government should “stimulate” the economy when it is suffering from a recession, whether it is through fiscal […]

More Spending Does Not Drive More Employment

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Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 11, 2017   Congress Exploits Hurricane to Raise Debt Ceiling   Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel famously counseled politicians to never let a crisis go to waste. Sadly, this week President Trump and congressional leaders of both parties showed that they have taken this advice to […]


Liberals in a Tizzy

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 8, 2017   Liberals in a Tizzy     Many blacks and their white liberal allies demand the removal of statues of Confederate generals and the Confederate battle flag, and they are working up steam to destroy the images of Gens. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson […]

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 19, 2017   Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security   On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar spending increase, […]


Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 12, 2017   Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently predicted that, thanks to the regulations implemented after the 2008 market meltdown, America would not experience another economic crisis “in our lifetimes.” Yellen’s statement should send shivers down our spines, as there are […]

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Trump’s Budget: Radical Change or More of the Same?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 9, 2017   Trump’s Budget: Radical Change or More of the Same?   President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has generated hysteria among the American left. Prominent progressives have accused the president and his allies of wanting to kill children, senior citizens, and other vulnerable Americans. The reaction of […]


Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 2, 2017   Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems     Why do things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington?  It seems like for decades many of us have been trying to change the direction of this country […]


Save Liberty, Shut Down the Government

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 1, 2017   Save Liberty, Shut Down the Government   Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill is designed to give Congress and the White House more time to negotiate a long-term spending bill. […]

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

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 […]


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 […]

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

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: […]


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, […]

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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 […]


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 […]

Stockman to Trump: It's the Economy, Stupid