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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, […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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

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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. […]


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