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Trump Puts an End to Taxpayer Subsidies for Government Employee Unions

By Against Crony Capitalism June 1, 2018   Trump Puts an End to Taxpayer Subsidies for Government Employee Unions     On the one hand Trump does things like this and signs the “Right to Try” bill. Both are excellent developments. On the other hand word is he wants to keep BMWs out of the country because of “national […]

Trump Puts an End to Taxpayer Subsidies for Government Employee Unions

Inside the Cutthroat World of Billion-Dollar Military Supply Contracts

Inside the Cutthroat World of Billion-Dollar Military Supply Contracts

By Against Crony Capitalism May 15, 2018   Inside the Cutthroat World of Billion-Dollar Military Supply Contracts   But KGL has continued to face questions, as in May 2016, when Fuad Dashti — a significant KGL shareholder and brother of its chairman — was arrested at San Francisco International Airport and charged with trying to transfer airplane parts […]


Will Congress Stop Forcing Pro-Life Americans to Subsidize Abortion?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 15, 2017   Will Congress Stop Forcing Pro-Life Americans to Subsidize Abortion?   Last month marked 44 years since the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision declaring a constitutional right to abortion. Roe remains one of the Supreme Court’s most controversial decisions. Even some progressive legal theorists who […]

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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 […]


Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man) Disappearing Money and Opportunistic Candidates

Fleecing the American Taxpayer: The Profit Incentives Driving the Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 13, 2016   Fleecing the American Taxpayer: The Profit Incentives Driving the Police State       “The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.” ― Ron Paul If there is an absolute maxim by […]


More Than 50 Groups Joins Forces in Calling for Export-Import Bank’s End

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 21, 2015   More Than 50 Groups Joins Forces in Calling for Export-Import Bank’s End     With less than 70 days before the Export-Import Bank’s charter expires, a coalition of groups has formed in opposition to the agency’s reauthorization. More than 50 organizations joined forces to urge […]


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House GOP Plans Secret Vote to Determine Export-Import Bank’s Future

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 17, 2015   House GOP Plans Secret Vote to Determine Export-Import Bank’s Future     With Republicans divided over the Export-Import Bank, the agency’s future could come down to a secret vote cast during a closed-door meeting. The House Republican conference is expected to gather within the next […]


Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 29, 2015     Repeal, Don’t Reform the IMF!   A responsible financial institution would not extend a new loan of between 17 and 40 billion dollars to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan. Yet that is just what the International Monetary […]


Why Do American Weapons End Up in Our Enemies’ Hands?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute March 21, 2015   Why Do American Weapons End Up in Our Enemies’ Hands?     It happens so often you wonder whether it is due to total ineptness or a deliberate policy to undermine our efforts overseas. It’s most likely a result of corruption and unintended consequences, combined […]


Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN

  Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN     Produced by NextNewsNetwork Published on Mar 6, 2014 Every year, the Federal Government spends trillions of dollars. Budgets of states, counties and cities also put out vast sums of money for goods and services. Official agencies are required to document their spending, so these […]