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Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 30, 2014

Charles Hugh Smith: Just Following Orders

John Rubino: Political Earthquake in Europe

Michael Snyder: Obama Should Apologize For Treating Military Veterans Like Garbage For The Past 5 Years

Paul Craig Roberts: Why War Is Inevitable

Paul Craig Roberts: The Ukraine Election

Ron Paul: The VA Scandal is Just the Tip of the Military Abuse Iceberg

Martin Armstrong: Bildebergs Losing Control?

SCGNews: According to PBS The U.S. is training Syrian rebels in combat methods that violate the Geneva conventions

SCGNews: U.S.-China Tech War - NSA Spying & China's Long Term Strategy

SCGNews: Ebola Outbreak Confirmed in Sierra Leone but it's Not Ebola Zaire

SCGNews: U.S. to Keep 9,800 Troops in Afghanistan, but Why?

Nick Giambruno: The Shocking Real Reason for FATCA, and What Comes Next

Spearhead: The National Consensus is Fading Away

Daily Bell: Reuters Suggests a New Economics to Take the Place of the Neoclassical Model: Good Luck With That

Jeffrey Berwick: Capital Controls Rolling Into High Gear Under FATCA

Wendy McElroy: The Soul-Killing Effect of Owning Slaves and Some Feminism

Daily Bell: Olympics, a Collapsing Meme

Daily Bell: Capitalism, Worth Fighting For?

David Stockman: Why Republicans Are Useless In The Battle Against Crony Capitalism—Witness The Michigan GOP Sell-Out To The Restaurant Lobby

John R. Graham: Eight Obamacare Myths Refuted

Simon Black: I shouldn’t be shocked about this new proposal… but I am

Ryan Devereaux, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras: Data Pirates of the Caribbean

Laurence M. Vance: Shall We Abandon the Non-Aggression Principle?

Chuck Baldwin: Christians’ Love Of The Warfare State Is Killing Other Christians

Patrick J. Buchanan: Is Democracy Another God that Failed?

Amy Sherman: Fact-checking recent claims about climate change

Mac Slavo: Federal Directive Authorizes Military To Engage Civilians: “To Quell Large-scale, Unexpected Civil Disturbances”

Simon Black: When every fool aspired to be a knave

Zero Hedge: Meet Directive 3025.18 Granting Obama Authority To Use Military Force Against Civilians

Zero Hedge: Snowden Says "Stranded In Russia By State Department"; Kerry Blasts "Man-Up And Come Back To US"

Zero Hedge: US Government Proposes To Ease Student Loan Standards Even Further

Zero Hedge: Who Persuaded You To Ignore Obama's Scandals?

Zero Hedge: European Voters Are Revolting; France Warns "Situation Is Grave For Europe"

Zero Hedge: Fighting Resumes: Ukraine Jets, Helicopters Strike Seized Donetsk Airport - Live Webcast


Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 26, 2014

Daniel Horowitz: If You Like the Political System You Can Keep it

David Stockman: Federal Reserve Salaries Up 13% Annually; Everybody Else On The Flat Line

Seumas Milne: Another Interventionist Disaster: Libya Is Becoming A Militarized Dystopia

John Rubino: Why We’re Ungovernable, Part 9: Crime Becomes Growth

Michael Snyder: Japan Begins Purposely Dumping 100s Of Tons Of Radioactive Water From Fukushima Into The Pacific

AP: Younger members split with GOP on social issues

Chuck Baldwin: Why John Boehner hates the tea party

Sandy Fitzgerald: Rand Paul Alienating Some in GOP on Foreign Policy

Jeremy W. Peters: G.O.P.’s Foreign Policy Hawks Wary of Paul’s Evolving Views

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.: Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

Leon Neyfakh: The conservative case against the death penalty

Allen West: Source told me ‘truth’ on Benghazi, operations ‘shrouded in a fog of lies’

Chip Wood: The VA Scandal Proves What We’ve Been Saying All Along

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: Another Week of Government Lawlessness

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: A Dog Whistle to the Left

Matthew Hawes: Hemp Seeds Finally Make It to Kentucky

Norm Singleton: Internet Sales Tax Could Crush Small Businesses

Megan Stiles: RNC files lawsuit to raise unlimited funds

Cathy Young: Fascism Comes to Ukraine -- From Russia

Michael Noonan: [Not Your] Congress Guts Anti-NSA Spying Bill

Michael Noonan: Why Does Federal Gov’t Spy On Everyone? “Because We Have The Power.” And No One Can Stop Them.

Daily Bell: Hawks Take Flight: Why the Fed's Hypocritical Dialectic Continues

Daily Bell: First Pot, Now Hemp: Directed History of Cannabis Legalization Evolves

Veronique de Rugy: Nothing Left to Cut?

Jacob Sullum: Free Birth Control and Unfree Photographers

Baylen Linnekin: Free Hemp From Stupid Restrictions

Ed Krayewski: What Do You Think This Is, America? 9/11 Memorial Not a Place to Ask Questions

Zeke J Miller: GOP Hawks Worry Rand Paul Has Too Much Ron

Murray N. Rothbard: What Libertarians Should Learn From the Abolitionists

Patrick J. Buchanan: The Specter Haunting Europe

Zero Hedge: Daniel Hannan Explains Why Socialism Does Not Work

Zero Hedge: Power-Sharing, As Un-American As Humble Pie

Zero Hedge: Federal Reserve Admits Truth In Internal Memo: "Prices Continue To Rise Between 3% And 33%"

Zero Hedge: Plausible Denial aka The Cancer Of Leadership

Zero Hedge: European Voters Are Revolting; France Warns "Situation Is Grave For Europe"


Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 22, 2014

David Stockman: Bill Clinton’s Epic Double-Cross: How “Not An Inch” Brought NATO To Russia’s Border

Eric Sommer: How five American companies control what you think

Michael Noonan: DOJ Lies To Protect US Domestic Spy Organization, The NSA

Bob Mazur: Former undercover DEA agent, author: The Infiltrator: My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks Behind Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel

Tony Brenton: The unfolding Ukraine crisis signals a new world order

David Stockman: The Chicoms Are Coming! Reflections On The Folly Of The War On Vietnam And Its Progeny

Cheryl K. Chumley: Operation American Spring to hit D.C. to oust Obama, Biden, Boehner, Holder

Daily Bell: Drug Legalization Around the World: The Dialectic Evolves

Ron Paul: Tax Reform is Useless Without Spending Reform

Wendy McElroy: First They Came For The Porn Stars...

Simon Black: Guess which empire came to an end today?

Megan Stiles: Why are US taxpayers subsidizing Brazilian granite?

Megan Stiles: Stand with Rand 2.0

April Glaser and Corynne McSherry: What Do You Want Your Representatives to Ask Chairman Wheeler About Net Neutrality?

Mike Leahy: The Police’s License Plate Loophole

Robert Wenzel: What are the Fastest-Growing Classes of Millionaires in America?

Patrick J. Buchanan: A Left-Right Convergence?

Peter Beinart: Why Democrats Are Aching to Run Against Jeb Bush

Brent Skorup: Net Neutrality Nonsense

A. Barton Hinkle: Wind Power Debate Turns Conservatives Into Liberals

Simon Black: In the Land of the Free

PJ O'Rourke: '60s Losers Are Today's Professors

Patrick Cockburn: “Liberated” Libya Descends In Civil Chaos

Derek Willis: Why Ron Paul Supporters Were Removed from G.O.P. Leadership in Iowa

Bob Unruh: Ron Paul predicted BLM overreach 17 years ago

Simon Black: US government takes aim at St. Kitts economic citizenship program

Doug Newman: If You Are Doing Nothing Wrong You Have PLENTY to Fear – 30 Examples

Brandon Smith: Who Is The New Secret Buyer Of U.S. Debt?

Mac Slavo: Resource Strategist Warns of New Russian Threat: “It Would Be the Greatest Blackout in American History”

Zero Hedge: Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? No It's A Russian ICBM.. Over Iran?

Zero Hedge: Putin Has Crimea, But Reaping Its Energy Riches May Prove Difficult

Zero Hedge: Facebook Launches NSA-Style Auto-Eavesdropping Feature

Zero Hedge: As Russia Dumps A Record Amount Of US Treasurys, Here Is What It Is Buying

Zero Hedge: The Next Obamacare Scandal: A Taxpayer-Funded Bailout Of Insurers


Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 16, 2014

Martin Armstrong: How Do Empires Die?

Gutierrez: Ethanol myth shattered: Corn biofuels release more greenhouse gases than gasoline

Heyes: Court rules that having facial acne while driving constitutes probable cause for police to detain you

Adams: Selective climate alarmism of White House ignores imminent threats of EMP attack, debt collapse and Fukushima catastrophe

Devon: BLM has been running land seizure regime for years

Andrew Moran: No, Cathy Reisenwitz, libertarians aren’t racist – statists are

Amber Lee Mason: The Hardest Trade to Make Today

John Embry: Russia & China To Bring On Worst Nightmare For US Authorities

Nick Giambruno: Puerto Rico’s Stunning New Tax Advantages

Robert Parry: On The New York Times Ukrainian Coverage: All The News That’s Fit To Omit

Andrew Moran: Jan Helfeld vs. Walter Block – A debate on anarchy vs. limited government

GoldCore: Russian Economic Power Driving Wedge Between Indebted Western Governments

Martin Armstrong: The Death of Representative Government – The Real Conspiracy – Crisis in Democracy

Rachel Blevins: Media Lies vs. Liberty Truth, One on One With Ben Swann

Simon Black: Artificial Borders

Simon Black: Politically Exposed Persons

Annabelle Bamforth: Baer’s Daughter Addresses School Board After Her Father’s Arrest For Violating Meeting Rule

Joshua Cook: Lee Could Make Election About Crony Capitalism

David Stockman: Beltway Snake Oil Alert: “Draconian” Sequester Resulted In One (1) Federal Job Cut

Michael Snyder: Cities All Over America Are Becoming Extremely Cruel To The Homeless

Wolf Richter: France Thumbs Nose at Obama Over Sanctions: Will Deliver Two Warships to Russia

Damon Geller: Bush & Obama Doomed the U.S. Dollar

Nathan Lewis: Ron Paul's End the Fed Condenses a Lifetime of Wisdom and Experience

David Gordon: Anarcho-Capitalists Against Ayn Rand

Patrick J. Buchanan: Abolish the Corporate Income Tax!

Zero Hedge: Why Belgium Can Never Work

Zero Hedge: Should We Raise Taxes On The Rich To Redistribute Wealth?

Zero Hedge: The Department of Agriculture Launches Proposal To Purchase Submachine Guns

Zero Hedge: How Malinvestment Poisons The Entire Economy

Zero Hedge: The Farce Is Complete: Joe Biden's Son Joins Board Of Largest Ukraine Gas Producer

Zero Hedge: Ron Paul Asks "What Does The US Government Want in Ukraine?"

Zero Hedge: Glenn Greenwald On The 2016 Elections – "They'll Probably Have A Gay Person After Hillary"


Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 12, 2014

Cheryl K. Chumley: America is an oligarchy, not a democracy or republic, university study finds

Charles Hugh Smith: Please Stop Me Before I Vote for a Bought-&-Paid-For Demopublican Again

Robert Fitzwilson: Big Brother Cracking Down Ahead Of More Chaos & War

Paul Craig Roberts: U.S. To Collapse Just Like Rome

Chris Martenson: Warning: Ukraine Is At A Flashpoint

James Howard Kunstler: The State of the Deep State

Erick Erickson: The Republican Establishment Would Rather Lose Nebraska Than Support Conservatives

Jeff Thomas: Why a Police State?

Mike Krieger: Leaked Documents Show How Blackstone Fleeces Taxpayers via Public Pension Funds

James H. Kunstler: Lying or Just Stupid?

Daniel Horowitz: The Irony of the GOP Polling Advantage

Patrick J. Buchanan: The Lindsey Graham/McCain/Neocon Cabal Has Gone Well And Truly Berserk

David Stockman: The Devil’s Beltway Workshop: Why The Warfare State Must Be Dismantled, Part 1

Paul Craig Roberts: Gangster State America

RT: ?End of bank secrecy? Switzerland, Singapore agree to share tax information

Michael Snyder: 10 Examples Of How “Big Brother” Is Steadily Creeping Into Our Daily Lives

Ellie Zolfagharifard: Artificial intelligence 'could be the worst thing to happen to humanity': Stephen Hawking warns that rise of robots may be disastrous for mankind

Paul Bedard: FEC chair warns that conservative media like Drudge Report and Sean Hannity face regulation --- like PACs

Timothy P. Carney: Republicans try to sneak corporate welfare agency OPIC through the House

Nick Giambruno: Property Rights and Property Taxes—and Countries That Don’t Have Them

David Stockman: Bravo, Rep. Walter Jones Primary Win Sends Neocons Packing

Daniel Nazer: Publisher to Students: Your Property Book is Not Your Property

Harry Browne: 3 Essential Rules for Dealing With the Government

Dennis Miller: What You and Monica Lewinsky Have in Common

Pater Tenebrarum: The Racist Roots Of Reefer Madness: The Evil Spell Of Marihuana Prohibition Begins To Abate

James P. Gray: How debates hoodwink Americans

Jason Pye: Ron Paul-backed Audit the Fed bill hits majority support in the House

Daniel McAdams: US hypocrisy over Ukraine ‘absolutely stunning’

Ron Paul: US interventionism will bring about its collapse

Daily Bell: Oligarchy in the 21st Century ... Get Used to It?

Michael Noonan: Search Engines That Preserve Your Privacy From Invasive Government Intrusion

Zero Hedge: 400 Blackwater Mercs Deployed In Ukraine Against Separatists, German Press Reports

Zero Hedge: East Ukraine Votes For Independence: Turnout Reported "Off The Charts"

Zero Hedge: Stunning Clip Of How Russia Is "Not" Preparing For Nuclear War

Zero Hedge: Department Of Defense To Study Bitcoin As A "Terrorist Threat"

Zero Hedge: Half Of Illinois Wants To Live Elsewhere (But Nevadans Are The Most Anxious To Leave)


Politics: Freedom & Liberty
May 3, 2014

David Stockman: The Johnson-Crapo Bill: More Of The Same Crony Capitalist Housing Scam

Jeff Thomas: The Social Tipping Point

Ron Paul Is Right: Yemen Drone War Is Making More Terrorists, Not A Safer America

Daily Bell: Immigration Overhaul: NAU on Track?

Ron Paul: Obama's Drone Wars Undermine American Values

Logn Albright: What Libertarianism Is Not

Mike Whitney: The Johnson-Crapo Scam: More Reasons To Kill Fannie/Freddie Dead

Pater Tenebrarum: Why The War Party Is Playing With Fire: Much Of Putin’s Military-Industrial Complex Is In Eastern Ukraine!

Andrew Moran: Warren Buffett won’t pay more in taxes than what he’s required to

Peter Schiff: The Debate Debate

Sean Kerrigan: Five Stunning Facts About America’s Prison System You Haven’t Heard

Michael Snyder: The Real Unemployment Rate: In 20% Of American Families, EVERYONE Is Unemployed

Logan Albright: What Libertarianism Is Not

Mike Krieger: With 1 in 3 Homes Unaffordable, Freddie Mac Prepares to Enter the Trailer Home Loan Market

Simon Black: When nations go broke: Mob Justice

Simon Black: Wisdom from Steve Jobs on the coming system reset

Ed Krayewski: Unemployment Down to 6.3 Percent as 800,000 Americans Drop Out of Job Market

David Harsanyi: The Real Problem With Kerry's 'Apartheid' Myth

Sheldon Richman: Why the U.S. Blew a Chance To Reconcile With Iran

Dave Hodges: The Reason Why There Will Be a Second American Civil War

Mac Slavo: The REAL Unemployment Numbers

Luigi Marco Bassani and Carlo Lottieri: Democracy, War, and the Myth of the Neutral State

Michael Snyder: Scientists Discover Proof That Humanity Is Getting Dumber, Smaller And Weaker

Michael Snyder: Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor

Patrick J. Buchanan: Is America Still a Serious Country?

Derek Khanna: How the Post Office Killed Digital Mail

Paul Joseph Watson: Why the White House is Desperate to Bury Benghazi

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr: Future of Libertarianism

Rob Schneider: We Are Sliding Very Fast Towards Fascism

Zero Hedge: Putin: 'US Behind Ukraine Crisis From The Beginning...Now Leading It'

Zero Hedge: India Central Bank Chief Warns QE "Has Been More Cause Than Cure" For Economic Weakness

Zero Hedge: Putin Questions US Motivation Over Sanctions; Reconsiders Western Company Energy Deals

Zero Hedge: The West Prepares: These Are All NATO Aircraft Deployments In Response To The Ukraine Crisis

Zero Hedge: American Public Turns Anti-War … Warmongers Desperately Reply, “But War Is GOOD for Us!”

 

Problem: America is NOT the greatest country
Cause: America is NOT the freest country
Vlad, buddy, we need to gin up a crisis so we can return to the good old days. Remember during the cold war our predecessors could run huge budgets, wage war, trample rights, destroy lives, wreak havoc and murder was actually considered sexy as long as it was the government doing it? Right! But now with our economies trembling on the precipice people are getting suspicious and resentful toward our oligarchs. So we have to do something. Now, I've been looking at Ukraine, and I see some exciting possibilities, there. What do you think? Uh-huh. Right! Right! If you go in and take Crimea,...
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