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Trump freezes federal hiring

By Against Crony Capitalism January 23, 2017   Trump freezes federal hiring     Freeze. Then cut. With extreme prejudice. The federal workforce is deeply crony. No one has been able to get the bureaucracy under control in the past 80 years. We’ll see how Trump does.     (From The Washington Post)   President […]

Trump freezes federal hiring

Trump Abandons, Dismantles The TPP!

Trump Abandons, Dismantles The TPP!

By Brandon Turbeville Activist Post January 23, 2017   Trump Abandons, Dismantles The TPP!     On January 23, 2017 President Donald Trump made clear that the United States is no longer pursuing the horrific trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In an Executive Order, Trump officially abandoned and disbanded the TPP which […]


New President, New World

New President, New World

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com January 22, 2017   New President, New World     “Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs. Haass meant the president should […]


Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics

Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute January 19, 2017   Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics   “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become […]


Hope That Trump Will Be the Peace President That Obama Was Not

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 19, 2017   Hope That Trump Will Be the Peace President That Obama Was Not     With Donald Trump set to become president tomorrow, many proponents of the US government refraining from intervening in other countries have their fingers crossed, hoping that a Trump administration will bring […]

Hope That Trump Will Be the Peace President That Obama Was Not

Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump

Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump

By Prof. James Petras Global Research January 18, 2017   Regime Change Comes Home: The CIA’s Overt Threats against Trump   The norms of US capitalist democracy include the election of presidential candidates through competitive elections, unimpeded by force and violence by the permanent institutions of the state.  Voter manipulation has occurred during the recent […]


Now We Are Getting Somewhere

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito January 18, 2017   Now We Are Getting Somewhere   Decentralization, pushback against the empire, questioning the narrative; Trump is unleashing it all. In today’s edition: Germany hits back at Trump criticism of refugee policy and BMW tariff threat I don’t care so much about the BMW tariff threat; this isn’t […]

Decentralization, pushback against the empire, questioning the narrative; Trump is unleashing it all.

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Trump vs. the CIA

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org January 18, 2017   Trump vs. the CIA   When I read Trump’s defenders, such as Daniel Lazare, having to balance their defense with denunciations of Trump, I think the CIA’s propaganda is working. In his article, Lazare asks the rhetorical question, “Is a military coup in […]


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

Will Trump Continue the Bush-Obama Legacy?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 17, 2017   Will Trump Continue the Bush-Obama Legacy?   This week, Congress passed a budget calling for increasing federal spending and adding $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next ten years. Most so-called “fiscal conservatives” voted for this big-spending budget because it allows Congress to […]

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