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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 […]

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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 […]


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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 […]


Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry

  Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By Chris Butler Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry   A former Alcoa City School District employee who oversaw federal funds took nearly $500,000 in taxpayer money to use for herself, according to an audit Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released Tuesday. The former employee spent the money on her […]

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Your new landlord lives on Wall Street

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Your new landlord lives on Wall Street     In the wake of the housing crash, wide swathes of the desert Southwest, Florida, Atlanta, parts of California, and other places were littered with relatively new homes which were empty. The pre-seeded lawn turf often hadn’t even taken root before […]


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Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Okay Mr. President, you want to talk about “inequality”? Let’s talk about it.     I woke up this morning to Steve Liesman on CNBC explaining the theme of tonight’s State of the Union Address. You see, since 1980 middle class wages have only gone up only 50% in […]


Government Motors cuts the price of a new Volt 1

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Government Motors cuts the price of a new Volt   According to the Mackinac Center at one point in 2011 every Volt one saw on the road had over $200,000 taxpayer dollars in it. Now that they’ve made a few more we are confident that the number is lower, thank […]

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