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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 […]


Should the current mother-of-all bubbles pop, for investors and the Fed it won’t be third time’s the charm, but three strikes and you’re out.

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

Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute August 29, 2016   Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?   Americans have more disposable income than nearly every other country on earth. The few exceptions include a handful of northern Western European states and some small city states like Monaco. Even when accounting for government […]


The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]

TISA Ready to Take the Place of TPP

Brazil's Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

Brazil’s Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org August 9, 2016   Brazil’s Olympics: Cronies Feast while the People Starve   For this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio, the Brazilian government spent $4.6 billion — that’s a conservative estimate that covers facilities used for sports only. When we include all other related expenses, the total comes to $12 billion. To […]


What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com June 3, 2016   What The Swiss Can Teach New York City     NEW YORK CITY – America is falling apart.  Anyone who travels in this great land knows it. This great city is crumbling.  I’m scared to take the underwater tunnels to Long Island or New Jersey. Our local […]

What The Swiss Can Teach New York City

The Unique Evil of the Left

Keynes Must Die

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com May 23, 2016   Keynes Must Die       In 2012, Barack Obama warned that the United States would fall into a depression if Ron Paul’s plan to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget were enacted. Wait, I beg your pardon. It wasn’t Obama who warned that budget […]


Sound Money and Fiscal Policy 2

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center April 11, 2016   Sound Money and Fiscal Policy     The week before last marked my first time attending the Austrian Economics Research Conference, an annual meeting of economists of the Austrian School hosted by the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, AL. While many of the presentations […]

Sound Money and Fiscal Policy