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Weekly Wrap-up

2012-03-31
Olby Out: Al Gore's Current TV has canned it's lead purveyor of left-wing hate speech, Keith Olbermann. Awww. I'll sure miss Olby, even though I haven't watched him since he was on that other left-wing hate speech station, MSNBC (quick

The Stress Tests: They Tested The Wrong Things

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-31
Related, Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF), iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF (TLT)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming E

Stupid in America (Saturday at 1AM and Sunday at 3PM on Fox News)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-31
A blog post in the Washington Post this week criticizes states like Michigan and Tennessee for supporting the spread of charter schools, because that diverts money from the government schools: "Policymakers have put on blindfolds when thinking about wha

Health Care and the Supremes: So Much for the Revolution

Founders Revolution 2012-03-31
by Charles Goyette      Of course the State doesn’t create any wealth. But it sure keeps busy moving it around a lot. The governing classes and bureaucracies have been doing it so long and on such a ballooning scale that

Martin Case County's NAACP Chapter Distances Self from Sharpton

Big Government 2012-03-31
Having already been critical of the Sanford City police department, hatemonger Al Sharpton continues to try and add fuel to the fire swirling around a tragedy that left 17 year-old Trayvon Martin dead and George Zimmerman in hiding. The target of a New Bl

Stopping the Bill of Rights from being imposed on the States

Founders Revolution 2012-03-31

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-31

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-31

There Obama Goes Again - by Larry Kudlow

BenSwann.com 2012-03-31
As Ronald Reagan famously said, “There you go again.” Of course, Reagan was blaming Jimmy Carter for launching false attacks during a debate. And that line was so effective, it not only helped Reagan win the debate, but a presidential election

If They Can Force Us to Buy “Health Care”…

Founders Revolution 2012-03-31
by Eric Peters        

An Aging, Bankrupt Empire

Founders Revolution 2012-03-30
by Doug French                                        

Obamacare Day 3: Does Medicaid Expansion Violate 10th Amendment?

Big Government 2012-03-30
For a century, legal scholars wondered if a federal spending program could ever violate the 10th Amendment by coercing the states to go along, since the states are sovereign and equal in stature to the federal government. The final issue the Supreme Court

High School Allows 'Black Power' Poster, Kills 'Respect Women' Flyers

Big Government 2012-03-30
The Gross Pointe North High School in Michigan certainly has a bizarre notion of what constitutes appropriate school language. According to Young Americans for Freedom, student Grant Strobl created a series of posters regarding the liberal media’s a

Lawyers Make Liberty Appeals to Justice Kennedy

The Freeman 2012-03-30
“The way to frame a Supreme Court argument meant to persuade Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is to talk about liberty. It is his touchstone and guiding principle, and his conception of liberty is likely to determine the future of President Obama’s heal

Unions Ruining Education in America?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-30
Unions Ruining Education in America?

Should teachers have tenure?

The Khan Academy Changing the Way We Learn

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-30
The Khan Academy Changing the Way We Learn

Is internet learning the future of education?

Eco-Scams Are as Easy as “A123” - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-30
While President Obama was busy lambasting Big Oil tax breaks on Thursday, yet another one of his environmental welfare recipients (the very kind he wants to redistribute oil subsidies to) was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Who needs to win the Mega

Charter Schools the Solution for Public Education?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-30
Charter Schools the Solution for Public Education?

Stossel on benefits of charter schools

Napolitano: Supreme Court Will Throw Out Entire Statute

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-30
Napolitano: Supreme Court Will Throw Out Entire Statute

The health-care law’s future in doubt?

NY Senator Tweets Pants-less Photo for Children's Museum

Big Government 2012-03-30
What is it about New York politicians that makes them desperate to show us their underwear? Sunday, New York State Senator Greg Ball tweeted a pants-less pic of himself. Here's the tweet and the photo: Greg Ball has a long history of questi

Democrats On An Escalator

2012-03-30
This one is self-explanatory: Those poor victims.

Consumer Spending Rises, But Income Hardly So

The Freeman 2012-03-30
“U.S. consumers boosted their spending in February by the most in seven months. But Americans’ income barely grew and the saving rate fell to its lowest point in more than two years.” (Washington Post) Does that mean more debt? FEE Timely Cl

Good for Pope Benedict!

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-30
Good for Pope Benedict! During his trip to Cuba this past week, not only did he criticize Cuba's embrace of Marxism and the Castro regime's infringements on religious liberty and civil liberty, he also condemned the 50-year-old U.S. embargo on Cuba. He

Dem Senate Rejects Obama's Oil Company Crackdown

Big Government 2012-03-30
Yesterday, the Democratic Senate threw down the gauntlet to President Obama. Obama wanted a bill passed that would end $4 billion in tax breaks for oil companies, and the Senate resisted; four Democratic Senators broke with the President and voted against

The Battle for Economic Supremacy between China and the United States Is Over - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-30
While recently watching a documentary on China’s emergence as an economic power, I thought to myself how unfortunate it is that those Americans who most need to see this are probably the very ones who aren’t watching it. The long and short of the batt

Saturday Showdown: Human Achievement Hour vs. Earth Hour

Big Government 2012-03-30
On March 31st at 8:30pm people around the world will shut off their lights for one hour as a symbolic gesture that they want "something" done about climate change. During that same hour many other people around the world will keep their lights on in app

Media Silent as Left Attacks Kids of WI Lt. Gov.

Big Government 2012-03-30
This is what we see time and again at the hands of the same Left that manufactured a month's long non-troversy over a word Rush Limbaugh spoke. While, on one hand, the left and their media allies feign outrage over Limbaugh, on the other hand, they eithe

Cronyism in Chicago Public Schools' Cafeterias

Big Government 2012-03-30
A couple of weeks ago, the Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) inspector general, James Sullivan, released a report noting some curious dealings between the district’s head of food service Louise Esaian and a couple of the district’s

Seeing Like a Ruling Class

The Freeman 2012-03-30
In the beginning ruling classes had a problem. It will be familiar to those acquainted with the Austrian critique of central economic planning.

Dr. No Gives Us a Chance To Pause and Reflect

Founders Revolution 2012-03-30

Should we Rely on 9 People in Black Dresses to Save Us?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-30

Video: If You Create Inflation, Prices Go Up

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-30

March 30, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
Friday, March 30, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday, rebounding a

Race-Baiting Story of the Day: Santorum and the N-Word

Big Government 2012-03-30
Thus far this obscene story has only bubbled up in left-wing fever swamps like Raw Story and Gawker, but that's usually where it begins before the corrupt mainstream media amplifies it into the news cycle with absurd fig leafs, such as: "Que

This Weekend: Illegal Everything (airs SATURDAY at 9 PM and midnight ET on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-30
I argue that America has become a country where no one can know what is legal. Kids who open lemonade stands are now shutdown by police. I tried to open a lemonade stand legally in NYC. That was quite an adventure. It takes 65 days to get permission from

Everything Is Going To Be Alright?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-30
Is the U.S. economy going to be okay?  Well, if the only source you listened to was the mainstream media, you would be left with the distinct impression that the U.S. economy is heading toward a full recovery and that everything is going to be alright. 

Everything Is Going To Be Alright?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-30
Is the U.S. economy going to be okay?  Well, if the only source you listened to was the mainstream media, you would be left with the distinct impression that the U.S. economy is heading toward a full recovery and that everything is going to be alright. 

Ryan Endorsement Helps Shore Up Base for Romney

Big Government 2012-03-30
Congressman Paul Ryan, (R-Wis.) who absolutely destroyed President Obama at the health care summit of February 2010, has endorsed Mitt Romney for president. On Fox News today, Ryan said, “I am convinced that Mitt Romney has the skills, the tenacity,

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-30
--Maj. Martin Kingsley-- (no image available) "Mr. President, after so much has been said on the powers to be given to Congress, I shall say but a few? words on the subject. By the Articles of Confederation the people have three checks on t

The Purpose of Government

Tom's Opinions and Information 2012-03-30

Chinese Firm Surpasses Exxon in Oil Production

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Rousseff Attacks West’s Crisis Response

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Bank of Portugal: Deeper Economic Contraction in 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Moody's May Downgrade 17 Banks, Securities Firms

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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No $5 Subways In SF, 'Cost of Doing Business' Too High

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Rajoy to Unveil Deepest Spanish Budget Cuts in 30 Years

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Student Loans on Rise - for Kindergarten

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
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Penny to Die, but GST, HST to Still be Calculated to Cent

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Globe and Mail Link: 

We Are Going To Have Another Big One Coming Soon

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-29
I didn’t get lucky, I just understood the problem, and we are going to get another big one coming soon. - in Forbes, talking the 2008 crisisPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the be

Solyndra Risks Were Known to Feds

The Freeman 2012-03-29
“The federal government and private investors knew the risks they were taking when they poured money in Solyndra LLC, the California solar panel manufacturer that went bankrupt two years after winning more than a half-billion dollars in federal loan

Free Speech 101

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-29
If you believe that American universities are the bastions of free expression that they profess to be, think again. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has issued it's second annual list of America's worst colleges for free speec

Bernanke's Gold-Standard Nonsense at GWU

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-29
In his recent lecture condemning the gold standard to students at George Washington University, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke suggested that speculators had 'attacked' central banks in the 1930s, forcing them to abandon the gold standard. Bernan

Budget Plans To Nowhere

2012-03-29
On wednesday, the House of Representative voted on three budget plans. Here are the results: - A budget based on President Obama's 2013 budget plan was defeated by a unanimous vote of 414-0. Not even one Democrat voted for it. This is a similar outco

Court Considers Fate of Obamacare without Mandate

The Freeman 2012-03-29
“The day after the Supreme Court suggested that President Obama’s health care law might be in danger of being held unconstitutional, the justices on Wednesday turned their attention to the practical consequences and political realities of such a r

Can the Government Force You To Eat Broccoli? - by Judge Andrew Napolitano

BenSwann.com 2012-03-29
This week, the Supreme Court measured Obamacare to see whether it fits within the confines of the Constitution. The big picture is whether the Constitution limits the behavior of the federal government to the plain meaning and historical context of the Co

March 29, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-29
Thursday, March 29, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks closed down Thursday but off the

A Cashless Society May Be Closer Than Most People Would Ever Dare To Imagine

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-29
Most people think of a cashless society as something that is way off in the distant future.  Unfortunately, that is simply not the case.  The truth is that a cashless society is much closer than most people would ever dare to imagine.  To a large degre

A Cashless Society May Be Closer Than Most People Would Ever Dare To Imagine

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-29
Most people think of a cashless society as something that is way off in the distant future.  Unfortunately, that is simply not the case.  The truth is that a cashless society is much closer than most people would ever dare to imagine.  To a large degre

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John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-29
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John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-29
Stossel's 'Is It Fair?'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Mar 29 08:23:20 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Mar 15 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:13Rating: 4.5 / 5.0

Ayn Rand: Sovietologist

The Freeman 2012-03-29
Whatever one thinks of Ayn Rand as a novelist, it is fair to say that her books contain a great deal of sophisticated political and economic thinking.

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-29

We Consume More Than We Produce

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-29

Ben Swann talks Fourth Branch of Government, Free Speech and Delegate Chaos

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
Ben Swann  co-anchor at WXIX Fox 19 in Cincinnati and host of Reality Check joins Daily Paul Radio with Kurt Wallace for ‘Ben Swann talks Fourth Branch of Government, Free Speech and Delegate Chaos’ to discuss how he approaches reporting the fac

Obamacare Day 3: Court May Strike Down Entire Law, Not Just Mandate

Big Government 2012-03-28
If the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare’s individual mandate (which is very likely after yesterday), will it also strike down President Obama’s entire 2,700-page law? The justices signaled they might do so during the third day of

Obamacare: Court Leans Toward All-or-Nothing Solution

Big Government 2012-03-28
Today’s oral argument at the Supreme Court focused on two specific issues: the so-called Medicaid mandate and the question of severability – that is, whether the Court can strike down the individual mandate or Medicaid mandate and “sever

Geraldo’s Point - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-28
It is not often that I agree with Geraldo Rivera, but recently he said something very practical and potentially life-saving, when he urged black and Hispanic parents not to let their children go around wearing hoodies. There is no point in dressing like a

Debt Can’t Burden Future Generations? It just ain’t so!

The Freeman 2012-03-28
Paul Krugman and other advocates of government spending have recently claimed that the layperson’s approach to government debt is all wrong. (I summarize the debate here.) Contrary to the moralizers, Krugman and his allies claim government debt per se c

Justice Scalia's Greatest Hits

Big Government 2012-03-28
Justice Scalia is always the most entertaining justice during oral arguments. Today was no exception. Here are Scalia’s greatest hits: Scalia asked whether the standard for striking down an entire law was whether Congress would have enacted t

The War on Weed

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-28
The federal government continues its war on business, often in the name of the War on Drugs. Lynnette Shaw owned Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana in Fairfax, California. For 15 years she sold pot to customers who had clearance from a doctor. M

Ron Paul’s caucus strategy is authentic republicanism

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
TAMPA, March 19, 2012—Give yourself a test. Without doing a web search or whipping out that pocket U.S. Constitution that a wild-eyed Tea Partier handed you, fill in the blank in the following sentence: The U.S. Constitution guarantees to every state i

Health Insurance Companies Are Praying ObamaCare Will Stand

Big Government 2012-03-28
Since ObamaCare became the law of the land, Americans have been faced with the fearful notion that, ultimately, the health care law will put health insurance companies out of business and make the federal government the “single payer” of healt

EPA To Stop Coal Plant Construction

2012-03-28
Because the Obama administration couldn't get Cap And Trade passed through a resistant Congress, it has turned to another legislative branch of the federal government (though we thought there was only supposed to be one), which is known as the Enviro

The Progressive Roots of Zoning

The Freeman 2012-03-28
Before the twentieth century land-use and housing disputes were largely dealt with through courts using the common-law principle of nuisance. In essence if your neighbor put a building, factory, or house on his property in a way that created a measurable

Anti-Violence Trayvon Supporter Beats Up Girlfriend

Big Government 2012-03-28
In an ironic twist, an anti-violence protester who had held up a sign reading “I am Trayvon Martin” was arrested for kidnapping and beating up his ex-girlfriend. As Lancaster Online in Pennsylvania reported, Akeem Johnson said that he listened

Judge Napolitano on the Future of the Health-Care Law

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-28
Judge Napolitano on the Future of the Health-Care Law

Supreme Court completes hearings on health-care law, no

Worse Than Having No Teeth?

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
Research has been done on animals of the type which naturally both parents are involved in the care of offspring.This reseaerh was to determine what happens when the father is removed. An interesting article was written by  Shirley S. Wang and is linked

Dem Congresswoman: Trayvon Case a ‘Hate Crime’

Big Government 2012-03-28
Appearing on Soledad O’Brien’s CNN show this morning, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) stated: I think his mother described it perfectly. It’s a character assassination. We’re seeing a lot of facts unveiled each day &helli

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch Faces Recall, Sexist Taunts

Big Government 2012-03-28
Since the beginning of the public union protests in Wisconsin, you can trace everything back to one over-arching puppet master and that's a White House that saw the crucial swing state of Wisconsin fall into Republican hands by a wide margin in 2010. E

The Utopian Vision of Frederick W. Taylor

The Freeman 2012-03-28
“A MILLION DOLLARS A DAY!” the headlines roared. That is what attorney and future Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis said the railroads could save by giving up familiar methods and adopting the latest efficiencies. Increase rates for the sake of pur

UPDATE: SCOTUS Backtracking On Individual Mandate?

Big Government 2012-03-28
While yesterday’s oral arguments seemed to make clear the Court’s opposition to the Obamacare individual mandate, today’s oral arguments seem to show the Court backtracking quickly. According to Lyle Denniston at SCOTUS Blog, the Justice

Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare: Does the Supreme Court’s Decision on Healthcare Really Matter? - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-28
As the Supreme Court’s review of the constitutionality of Obamacare plays out, I’m probably one of the few people who is not biting his nails over the outcome.  In fact, I’m dismayed that a majority of Americans are actually taking this media-hyped

Democrats: Free Gas for Obama Voters?

Big Government 2012-03-28
As Obama’s gas prices have climbed over the past three years, raising the cost of filling the tank on my Jeep from $30 to over $70, I’ve often told my brother: “I’m worried that at the last minute, Obama and the Democrats will offe

The Road to Marondera

The Freeman 2012-03-28
Alice Chitumba Pangwai is a lovely African lady, just entering her sixth decade, with a big smile that belies her steely determination. Her mission: to deliver private high-quality education for those in the lowest economic bracket in Zimbabwe, some of th

Ideas Have Sex, and We’re Better for It

The Freeman 2012-03-28
An idea walks into a bar. She meets another idea. They get together, and nine months later (or maybe it’s nine minutes or seconds? It’s not clear how it works with ideas), a new idea is born. A baby idea with the best traits of both parents. When this

The Chimera of Tax Fairness

The Freeman 2012-03-28
President Obama plays the fairness card in calling for higher taxes on upper-income people. He says, “[W]e need to change our tax code so that people like me, and an awful lot of Members of Congress, pay our fair share of taxes. Tax reform should follow

Job Killers

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-28
In my syndicated column this week, I discuss unintended consequences of 160,000 pages of federal rules: The thick rulebooks help cheaters by giving them an indecipherable screen to hide behind. They also mislead consumers by giving them the illusion of p

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-28
--Samuel Adams-- "I beg leave, sir, more particularly to consider those propositions....that they must have a strong tendency to ease the minds of gentlemen, who wish for the immediate operation of some essential parts of the proposed Constituti

Obama’s Tea Party

Undoctrination.org 2012-03-28
Much hand wringing has been done at the White House recently over the perceived lack of enthusiasm among the President’s voting base.  And not just at the White House, many in the main stream media have lamented over the subject as well.  In fact, all

Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being

The Freeman 2012-03-28
In Identity Economics, 2001 Nobel laureate George Akerlof and Rachel Kranton summarize years of work, taking something that scholars in the humanities and other social sciences have studied intensely and incorporating it into the model-and-measure framewo

Romney and Paul allege ‘dirty tricks’ by Santorum supporters

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
The campaigns of Mitt Romney and Ron Paul have filed a complaint alleging “serious and prejudicial misconduct” by supporters of rival Rick Santorum at the March 17 Missouri caucus that they say amounted to “voter suppression.” 

Waving At Traffic

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
As I mentioned on a recent article on examiner.com, recently Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Ron Paul supporters have taken to the streets, waving pro-liberty, pro-Ron Paul signs on the outskirts of downtown Harrisonburg. Although the weather has been

Ludwig Lachmann: A Belated Appreciation

The Freeman 2012-03-28
Regrets pile up as years pass, and sometimes they aren’t revealed until long after they should have been noticed. That’s the case with my connection to the economist Ludwig Lachmann (1906–1990) and his works. Lachmann’s was among the first work I

After Months of National Community Organizing, Obama Stuck at 47%

Big Government 2012-03-28
With gas prices sky-rocketing, an anemic recovery Obama's deficit-ballooning, big government policies only made more anemic, and Republicans finally coalescing around Mitt Romney, President Obama and his panicked Media Palace Guards have recently unleash

20 Signs That We Are Witnessing The Complete Collapse Of Common Sense In America

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-28
What do you do when an entire nation begins to lose the capacity to think rationally?  Many Americans spend a great deal of time criticizing the government, and there is certainly a lot to complain about, but it is not just the government that is the pro

20 Signs That We Are Witnessing The Complete Collapse Of Common Sense In America

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-28
What do you do when an entire nation begins to lose the capacity to think rationally?  Many Americans spend a great deal of time criticizing the government, and there is certainly a lot to complain about, but it is not just the government that is the pro

Emerging Markets Outlook

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-28
I think you are going to see real growth in emerging markets as they are the fruits of their hard work and production. - in IB TimesRelated, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF (EEM)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and g

The War on Wisconsin - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-28
Now is the time for all good tea partiers to come to the aid of Wisconsin. Fiscally conservative leaders in the Badger State are under coordinated siege from Big Labor, the White House, the liberal media and the judiciary. The yearlong campaign of union t

RON PAUL FIRST GOP CANDIDATE TO APPEAR ON BALLOT IN ALL 50 STATES

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-28
“BEING FIRST TO APPEAR ON THE BALLOT IN ALL FIFTY STATES PROVES THAT RON PAUL IS THE ONLY CANDIDATE WITH THE ORGANIZATIONAL MUSCLE, RESOURCES, AND STAMINA TO CHALLENGE MITT ROMNEY.” LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ro

Rejecting the CIA's Communist Methods

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-28
In a series of interviews in 1977, television journalist David Frost asked Richard Nixon about the legality of his actions as president. Nixon responded, 'Well, when the president does it, that means it is not illegal.'...

The Strange Presidency of Warren G. Harding

The Freeman 2012-03-28
Who is the worst president in U.S. history? The answer is Warren G. Harding if you believe most presidential polls. For example, in the prestigious Arthur Schlesinger poll, conducted in 1948, 1962, and 1996, the participating historians ranked Harding eac

Scalia Slaps Down Federal Government

2012-03-28
In the following video, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia knocks down the federal government's alleged Commerce Clause case precedents for the ObamaCare individual mandate (and makes the point of my previous post). Scalia also gives the government

Ford’s Boondoggling It Up, Too

Founders Revolution 2012-03-28
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Strike the Root!

Founders Revolution 2012-03-28

What Should Banking Stress Tests Really Test

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-28
The Fed didn’t ask the banks to stress test a big drop in the bond market because that’s what coming, and the banks would fail that. - in ForbesRelated, Citigroup (C), Bank Of AMerica (BAC), JP Morgan (JPM), Wells fargo (WFC)Peter Schiff`s comments on

Rethinking America’s Supreme Judicial Dictatorship

Founders Revolution 2012-03-28

Problems Were Not Solved During The Crisis

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-28

The New Road to Serfdom: A Letter of Warning to America

The Freeman 2012-03-28
F. A. Hayek’s most famous book, The Road to Serfdom, was written as a warning—to “socialists of all parties”—that socialism, the intellectually fashionable trend of his day, would lead to the loss of both liberty and prosperity. He was right, bu

Demand for U.S. Debt Is Not Limitless

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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European Finance: A Leaning Tower of Perils

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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China Becomes World's Largest Art, Antiques Market

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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Average Price of Gas Tops $3.90 a Gallon

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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Italian, Spanish Banks Continue to Gorge on Govt Debt

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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Britons See Disposable Incomes Plunge Most Since 1977

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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Student Debt, the New Home Equity Loan

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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ECB’s Weidmann: Rescue Fund Won’t Solve Crisis

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-28
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CNN tries to distract from Joe the Plumber’s message

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-27
CNN’s Zoraida Sambolin interviews Joe the Plumber and tries to distract from his political message by bringing up irrelevant issues like his personal, non-political, but politically incorrect views on gays. Oh my, this Joe the Plumber just violates

Egypt and the Perversion of American Values

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-27
The current controversy over U.S. foreign aid to Egypt highlights perfectly the moral bankruptcy of U.S. foreign policy and what such a policy has done to our nation....

Bernanke Claims That The Fed Has Averted A Second Great Depression By Bailing Out The Too Big To Fail Banks

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-27
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke claims that the Federal Reserve averted a second Great Depression by bailing out the big Wall Street banks during the last financial crisis, and he says that if a similar financial crisis comes along that the correct

Bernanke Claims That The Fed Has Averted A Second Great Depression By Bailing Out The Too Big To Fail Banks

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-27
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke claims that the Federal Reserve averted a second Great Depression by bailing out the big Wall Street banks during the last financial crisis, and he says that if a similar financial crisis comes along that the correct

Back to the Future? - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-27
When a 1942 Supreme Court decision that most people never heard of makes the front page of the New York Times in 2012, you know that something unusual is going on. What makes that 1942 case — Wickard v. Filburn — important today is that it stretched t

We Have To Kill This Phony Economy

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-27
This whole phony economy the Fed has constructed with cheap money is going to come toppling down. But the reality is we have to kill this phony economy because it’s unsustainable. We need to replace it with a viable one but unfortunately to do that ther

Precedent For ObamaCare Mandate ?

2012-03-27
The Supreme Court is hearing a case about the ObamaCare mandate this week. Under the mandate, all citizens of the United States will be forced to either purchase government-approved health insurance from private providers or pay a fine. The case is an app

“Chicken man”: another freedom-loving patriot pushed over the edge

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-27
Andrew Wordes, a man in Roswell, Georgia, known as the “chicken man”, because of his determination to raise chickens in the suburbs, apparently set himself and his house on fire and died, as police were coming to evict him. The freedom-lover h

The Federal Reserve Is The Biggest Enemy Of This Economy

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-27

The Stock Market Rally Is A Delusion Created By The Fed

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-27

Peter Schiff: Stock Market Gains a Fed ‘Delusion’

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-27
By:  Bruno J. Navarro Source:  CNBC Fe

Forgotten Men: The 14th Amendment and the Incorporation Doctrine.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-27
by The Forgotten Men On this weeks show The Forgotten Men welcome special guest Derek Howell to discuss the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, its purposes and its abuses, which Derek has aptly titled, “Incorporation Indoctrinatio

Gas Prices Expected To Continue Rising This Spring

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-27
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CBS Baltimore Link: 

Elke's Warning

2012-03-26
The collective over the individual, nationalizing health care, nationalizing banks, confiscating guns, the abolition of God, the government in charge of industry, liberty in chains, all to help the common man, of course… Sound familiar ? Is there an

A Jury of One’s Peers…

Founders Revolution 2012-03-26
by Eric Peters                                        

237 Years Ago Patrick Henry Said: "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death

Founders Revolution 2012-03-26
by Joe Wolverton, II                                       &

You Can’t Make this Stuff Up

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-26
In 2010, a high-ranking GOP official bragged to me about how great he was in recruiting candidates. He cited–Chris Lee, Chris Collins and Jane Corwin. I was vocally unimpressed.

Mali: Another Imperialist "Success" Story

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-26
Sometimes the adverse effects of the U.S. government's pro-empire, pro-interventionist foreign policy take years to manifest, long after the original intervention that engendered them. By that time, many Americans will have forgotten about the original i

10 Reasons Why The Reign Of The Dollar As The World Reserve Currency Is About To Come To An End

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-26
The U.S. dollar has probably been the closest thing to a true global currency that the world has ever seen.  For decades, the use of the U.S. dollar has been absolutely dominant in international trade.  This has had tremendous benefits for the U.S. fina

10 Reasons Why The Reign Of The Dollar As The World Reserve Currency Is About To Come To An End

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-26
The U.S. dollar has probably been the closest thing to a true global currency that the world has ever seen.  For decades, the use of the U.S. dollar has been absolutely dominant in international trade.  This has had tremendous benefits for the U.S. fina

Obamacare Undermines America's Founding Principles

Star Parker 2012-03-26
As the Supreme Court starts its three day marathon to hear arguments on the constitutionality of Obamacare, let's be clear about their challenge, and ours. The challenge before the Court, a challenge it has often not...

The Road We’ve Traveled or Obama in Wonderland? — a Hollywood Fairy Tale - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-26
Obama in Wonderland (officially titled The Road We’ve Traveled), the world’s first sixteen-minute political ad, would have pleased Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s infamous propaganda minister.  Like the ruling party in George Orwell’s 1984, this super-

The Original First Amendment

Founders Revolution 2012-03-26

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-26

Obama’s IRS Increases Tax Audits of 1 Percenters

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-26
The Wall Street Journal reports in IRS Ramps Up Audits of Wealthiest that “the IRS expanded its audits of Americans earning more than $500,000 last year, with a stark increase for those making more than $1 million:” The agency, in an annual

Looking for Candidates

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-25
Granted, the political class has been busy rigging the districts and deliberately creating public confusion over when the primaries will be. Nevertheless, the Liberty Movement is always looking for candidates to bravely take on the slimy political machine

Politics Enters Trayvon Martin Fray

2012-03-25
President Obama made the following comments about the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, who was shot by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in a gated community: If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," Obama said, underscoring how t

Obama criticizing North Korea’s lack of freedom?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-25
President Obama talking “freedom”? Now I’ve heard it all. Maybe his speech writers made him say it, but he was explicitly acknowledging that lack of freedom is a bad thing and that lack of freedom prevents prosperity. On Sunday, in the D

The Next Crisis

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-25
The next crisis is the bursting of the bond bubble, the collapsing of the bond market and soaring interest rates. - in CNBCRelated, ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasuries ETF (TBT)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold.

Existing Nuclear Power Plants Are Key to a Nuclear Energy Renaissance

Big Government 2012-03-24
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approval of a construction and operating license for two new reactors in Georgia last month was excellent news for the future of nuclear energy.  After all, it was the first approval of its kind since 1978.&nbs

Obama Campaign Engine Revs Up on Public Dime, Again

Big Government 2012-03-24
Back in November, Hot Air linked to the Wall Street Journal, pointing out Obama's lack of shame when it comes to campaigning on the public dime. More than opinion, that determination was based on fact. Actually, it was data that allowed the WJS

Illinois Criminalizes Citizen Journalism

Big Government 2012-03-24
Leave it to the Illinois General Assembly to do the wrong thing again. This week they voted down House Bill 3944, a bill to amend the state's brutally antiquated Eavesdropping Act. The Illinois Eavesdropping Act makes it a Class 1 Felony that carries a p

How An Economy Works

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-24
"You don’t drive an economy by consuming – the consumer is not the engine, the consumer is the caboose." - a famous quote, Peter SchiffPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bes

Pope Benedict to Cuba: Marxism Doesn't Work

Big Government 2012-03-24
While en route to Mexico and Cuba on Friday, Pope Benedict XVI commented, about Communist Cuba, “Today it is evident that Marxist ideology in the way it was conceived no longer corresponds to reality. In this way, we can no longer respond and b

Jefferson Was Right

Founders Revolution 2012-03-24
by Joseph Sobran                                       &nb

How to Think about Inequality

Tom's Opinions and Information 2012-03-24

The Reagan in Romney - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-24
The late William F. Buckley Jr. naturally put it best when he said: “The wisest choice would be the one who would win. No sense running Mona Lisa in a beauty contest. I’d be for the most right, viable candidate who could win.” Bill Buckl

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-24

What Government Does The U.S. Bill Of Rights Limit?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-24

Philip Wicksteed on the Scope of Economics

The Freeman 2012-03-23
Today’s TGIF, “The Ubiquity of Economic Phenomena,” credits Philip Wicksteed, the “British Austrian,” for being one of the first thinkers to realize that economics applies to all purposeful action, not just the pursuit of mat

'Women of the 99%' Illegal Robocalls Continue: Where Is the GOP?

Big Government 2012-03-23
Regular readers of BigGovernment know that we have been closely following the largest illegal RoboCall scandal in history. A few weeks ago, several million illegal robocalls were made in at least 23 Congressional districts in 12 states. The calls were mad

Protected: NNComm #236: Socialism Destroyed Marriage

Marc Rudov 2012-03-23
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Breitbart-Led Ban on Lawmaker Insider Trading Passes Congress

Big Government 2012-03-23
Breitbart editor Peter Schweizer and the late Andrew Breitbart spent roughly six months coordinating an effort to ban members of Congress from using nonpublic information to profit themselves. On Thursday, their combined efforts came to fruition when the

The Tragedy of Premature Death and the Need to Make the Most Out of Life - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-23
Death, under the most normal circumstances, is a sad thing — at least from our secular perspective.  But when death makes its appearance much earlier than expected, it’s all the more painful. Think of the bad luck of all those unsuspecting souls who

Insider Trading Ban for Congress Heads to President

The Freeman 2012-03-23
“The Senate gave final approval on Thursday to an ethics bill that bans insider trading by members of Congress, clearing the measure for President Obama, who called for such legislation in his State of the Union address two months ago.” (New Y

Will Obama's FCC Investigate Illegal Robocalls?

Big Government 2012-03-23
The unregistered group “Women of the 99 Percent” has continued to place anti-Rush Limbaugh robocalls in battleground districts. Yesterday, the district in question was in Ohio, and it targeted Wadsworth Republican congressman Jim Renacci, The

Free Speech Files

2012-03-23
Correction: Before I get into today's subject matter, I want to issue a correction regarding a source I used in a post about voting fraud. In a January 23rd post titled, 'Monday Madness', I cited the South Carolina Attorney General's l

America’s War on Cigars

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-23
America’s War on Cigars

FDA cracking down on cigars

Government vs. Entrepreneurs

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-23
Government vs. Entrepreneurs

Government cracking down on private property regulations

Gold versus Paper

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-23
In a recent lecture to an undergraduate class at George Washington University, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Benanke, not surprisingly, blasted the gold standard and praised paper money and the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve. He said that it w

U.S. Energy Imports Fall to Under 50 Percent

The Freeman 2012-03-23
“Taken together, the increasing production and declining consumption have unexpectedly brought the United States markedly closer to a goal that has tantalized presidents since Richard Nixon: independence from foreign energy sources, a milestone that

The Obamacare Hydra - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-23
The Hydra was a mythical swamp beast whose multiple heads grew back after being severed. Obamacare is a real Washington monster whose countless hidden bureaucracies keep sprouting forth even after they’re rooted out. As soon as combatants lop off on

The Old Democrat Party: FDR Expanded US Domestic Oil Production

Big Government 2012-03-23
The "Drill, baby, drill!" mantra of the 2008 Republican National Convention was cynically answered by Barack Obama supporters at the Democratic Convention with: “You can't drill your way out of the problem.” To address what President Obama

Wisconsin Anti-Walker Protests Were Fueled by National Orgs and Professional Protesters

Big Government 2012-03-23
Recent testimony at a trial of 6 Madison, Wisconsin protesters who repeatedly battled with authorities during the course of 2011 and 2012, indicates that national organizations and professional protesters helped fuel the uprisings that Big Labor activists

The Economy: The Bright and the Blight

Big Government 2012-03-23
We Americans like to think of the economy as a single organic reality, as a big picture that is immediately discernible on its surface, something that is simply good, or not so good, something that produces a sense of well-being or something

March 23, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Friday, March 23, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks closed with minor gains Friday wit

Saudi Arabia And China Team Up To Build A Gigantic New Oil Refinery – Is This The Beginning Of The End For The Petrodollar?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-23
The largest oil exporter in the Middle East has teamed up with the second largest consumer of oil in the world (China) to build a gigantic new oil refinery and the mainstream media in the United States has barely even noticed it.  This mammoth new refine

Saudi Arabia And China Team Up To Build A Gigantic New Oil Refinery – Is This The Beginning Of The End For The Petrodollar?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-23
The largest oil exporter in the Middle East has teamed up with the second largest consumer of oil in the world (China) to build a gigantic new oil refinery and the mainstream media in the United States has barely even noticed it.  This mammoth new refine

NY Police Spied on Lawful Groups

The Freeman 2012-03-23
“Undercover NYPD officers attended meetings of liberal political organizations and kept intelligence files on activists who planned protests around the country, according to interviews and documents that show how police have used counterterrorism ta

The Ubiquity of Economic Phenomena

The Freeman 2012-03-23
At the center of libertarianism and free-market economics lies not wealth but liberty -- the freedom of people to cooperate in the pursuit of diverse values, some “self-regarding,” some not. Wealth is merely one part of a much larger story.

Gold, US Economy & Inflation

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-23

Portugal Town Halls Face Default Amid $12 Billion Debt

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Spanish Economy: Gathering Gloom

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Times Link: 

Contagion Risk in Europe Is Back and Spain Is Top Worry

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

For Long-Unemployed, Hiring Bias Rears its Head

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! Finance Link: 

Fed Should Not Over-Commit to Easy Policy: Bullard

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

EU Proposes a Beefed-Up Permanent Bailout Fund

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link: 

Student-Loan Debt Tops $1 Trillion

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link: 

Obama Takes to Road to Promote Energy Policy

The Freeman 2012-03-22
“Against the desert backdrop of the nation’s largest solar energy installation, President Obama on Wednesday assailed Republican critics of his clean energy policies as ‘the flat earth society’ even as he sought to demonstrate his own support

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-22
--James Madison-- "That is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty, is violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of the

Why Not Permanently Terminate Foreign Aid to Egypt?

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-22
A March 17 Washington Post editorial entitled 'A Bad Decision on Egypt' criticizes a decision by U.S. officials to consider renewing foreign aid to Egypt, given that the Egyptian government is still prosecuting certain non-governmental political organiz

Occupy Movement…Literally

2012-03-22
Now that nice weather has returned, the Occupy Wall Street crazies are ba-ack…and crazier than ever. Yesterday: The NYPD released surveillance video Wednesday night detailing some stinky business they say is linked to Occupy Wall Street protesters.

Supreme Court Sides with Property Owner in EPA Challenge

The Freeman 2012-03-22
“The US Supreme Court Wednesday ruled unanimously in favor of an Idaho couple seeking to have their day in court to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency order that scuttled plans to build their dream home on a subdivided lot the EPA said was

Stossel - s2012 | e110 - Thu, Mar 8, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-22
Stossel's 'Illegal Everything II'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Mar 22 04:22:13 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Mar 08 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:15

Stossel - s2012 | e110 - Thu, Mar 8, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-22
Stossel's 'Illegal Everything II'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Mar 22 04:22:13 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Mar 08 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:15Rating: 4.3 / 5.0

Ron Paul reveals benefits of brokered convention on Jay Leno (Video)

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-22
TAMPA, March 21, 2012  – Following Mitt Romney’s victory in Illinois, the media buzz on Ron Paul has focused on speculation about him dropping out of the race. According to many sources, his delegate strategy has failed and his fundraising is dryin

Hating the State and Loving Liberty

The Freeman 2012-03-22
Libertarians sometimes fail to express their ideas clearly or attractively. In particular, they have a habit of emphasizing what they’re against rather than what they're for.

Partisan Wisconsin Prosecutor's Office Backs Walker Recall

Big Government 2012-03-22
The Dane County District Attorney's office may have no official position on the recall of Governor Walker, but key individuals in the office certainly have had no hesitation about participating in the recall of the governor. Following up on a tip submiss

Obamacare: Corporate Driven Medical Serfdom

Big Government 2012-03-22
For those who continue to delude themselves that Obamacare will lead them to the healthcare land of milk and honey, I have some news for you --  it’s never going to happen. Critical thinking would lead one to the conclusion that there is no way

Bribery Suspect Wins Primary After Obama Ally Davis Endorses

Big Government 2012-03-22
Illinois State Representative Derrick Smith who was arrested last week and charged for accepting a $7000 bribe from a government informant, to write a letter supporting a state grant for a day care center, had no trouble winning his democratic primary las

O'Keefe Video Plays Key Role In Minn. House Passage Of Photo ID Law

Big Government 2012-03-22
The Minnesota House passed legislation to require photo ID at the polls. The measure in on the way to the state's Senate. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A proposal to make Minnesota voters show a photo ID at the polls is now halfway to a spot on

Is the CIA already in your kitchen?

Napolitano Fox Articles 2012-03-22
We already know that your BlackBerry or iPhone can tell a spy where you are and, when the battery is connected, what you are saying. But CIA spies in America's kitchens? Can this be true?

The Deal with Jack Hunter: Ignoring Rand Paul's Budget

Founders Revolution 2012-03-22
From: DailyCaller.com   Rand Paul’s “Plan to Revitalize America” would balance the budget in five years. So why aren’t Republicans talking about it? READ MORE>>

Report: Oil Production on Federal Lands Dropped 275,000 Barrels a Day in 2011

Big Government 2012-03-22
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Obama said that “American oil production is the highest that it’s been in eight years.” But on Wednesday, the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service released a new report t

Is the CIA in Your Kitchen? - by Judge Andrew Napolitano

BenSwann.com 2012-03-22
If this question had been asked by a fictional character in a spy thriller, it might intrigue you, but you wouldn’t imagine that it could be true in reality. If the Constitution means what it says, you wouldn’t even consider the plausibility o

Etch-A-Sketching Romney's Record

2012-03-22
On television last night, I saw both Rick Santorum (R-PA) and Newt Gingrich (R-GA) waving Etch-A-Sketches around onstage, saying Mitt Romney (R-MA) would erase his primary campaign and move left for the general election. This was meant to imply Romney is

March 22, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Thursday, March 22, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks fell Thursday as weak economic d

America’s Problem is Government Taking Away People’s Freedom: Does Rick Santorum Agree with Ron Paul? - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-22
To say the least, I’m not a big Rick Santorum fan.  Even so, I am obliged to say I was impressed by his statement earlier this week that “the issue in the presidential race is not the economy, but an oppressive government that’s taking away peo

Bernanke Fails at Transparency, Rails at Gold Standard.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-22

Illegal Jobs (Tonight at 9PM on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-22
When I tried to open a lemonade stand outside my Fox office, I learned about the piles of regulations that make it so tough for new businesses to get off the ground. But it's not just burdensome paperwork. Some entrepreneurs are charged with crimes, simp

Illegal Jobs (Airs this Sunday at 5am & 3pm ET on FNC)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-22
When I tried to open a lemonade stand outside my Fox office, I learned about the piles of regulations that make it so tough for new businesses to get off the ground. But it's not just burdensome paperwork. Some entrepreneurs are charged with crimes, simp

The Importance Of Having Trade Surpluses

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-22

NDAA: “We must resist. We must oppose. We must reverse”

Founders Revolution 2012-03-22

‘Worst Still to Come’ for Europe: Citi Economist

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

Portugal Strike Against Labor Reform Halts Transport

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Despite Gains, This is the 'Weakest Recovery Ever'

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

Austerity or Stimulus? What We Need Is Growth

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Unsettling Confidence as German Bond Prices Decline

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link: 

Spain Never So Close to Default, Economist Warns

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link: 

Watchdog: Big Spending at Fannie, Freddie Should End

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Euro-Area Services, Manufacturing Contracted in March

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-22
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Imagine the Possibilities.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-21
"the several states composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government…" --Thomas Jefferson Speech to the Grand Opening of the Louisiana Chapter of the Tenth Amendment Cen

Obama Website Gets More Hits Than All GOP Candidates Combined

Big Government 2012-03-21
According to the Associated Press, “More adults visited President Obama’s campaign website in January than the four Republican hopefuls combined.” Politico observed that while part of that is due to Obama’s high visibility as the i

Van Jones: Obama Opponents ‘Hate Everybody In America’

Big Government 2012-03-21
Disgraced former Obama “green jobs czar” Van Jones made an appearance in Hawaii last night in which he ripped on the “American fantasy” and called for socialistic approaches to wealth redistribution, while castigating Obama opponen

GOP Establishment Pick Beats Tea Party Favorite

Big Government 2012-03-21
In yesterday’s Illinois primary, the Tea Party-backed Rep. Don Manzullo (R-IL) lost to the younger, flashier Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) by a margin of 56 to 44 percent. Because the district has no Democrat running, Kinzinger will by default return t

Obama Caves on Keystone Construction

Big Government 2012-03-21
Tomorrow, President Obama is expected to announce in Oklahoma that federal agencies have been told to expedite approval for the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline. The White House said that Obama will sign a new executive order to “require

Ex-Marine From Indiana Takes Deal on Gun Charge

The Freeman 2012-03-21
“Mr. Jerome, who was arrested on a felony charge after trying to check his pistol with security guards, had resisted for months the offer he eventually accepted in a standoff with the office of the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. . . . T

Mayoral Hopefuls All Make Time for Teachers’ Union Leader

The Freeman 2012-03-21
“[Michael] Mulgrew [the president of the New York teachers’ union] is a coveted friend for the people who hope to become mayor. His union, the United Federation of Teachers, has 200,000 members: they are highly organized, and they vote. And at a time

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-21
--William Grayson-- "Mr. Chairman, it seems to have been a rule with the gentlemen on the other side to argue from the excellency of human nature, in order to induce us to grant away (if I may be allowed the expression) the rights and liberties

The Vetting: Obama 1995: ‘Scapegoat’ the ‘Top 5%’

Big Government 2012-03-21
In a newly-uncovered interview from the Hyde Park Citizen newspaper circa December 28, 1995, Barack Obama explains his philosophy on income inequality in the United States, especially in light of economic difficulties: In an environment of scarcity

We Are Not Creating A More Competitive Economy

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-21
If the jobs that we have created over the last few years had been productive, our trade deficit would now be shrinking, not growing. But the opposite is happening. These jobs are being created by the expenditure of borrowed money, and are not helping to f

Feeding The Homeless BANNED In Major Cities All Over America

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-21
What would you do if you came across someone on the street that had not had anything to eat for several days?  Would you give that person some food?  Well, the next time you get that impulse you might want to check if it is still legal to feed the homel

Feeding The Homeless BANNED In Major Cities All Over America

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-21
What would you do if you came across someone on the street that had not had anything to eat for several days?  Would you give that person some food?  Well, the next time you get that impulse you might want to check if it is still legal to feed the homel

What's in all the laws?

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-21
Every year, federal government bureaucrats work hard to come up with some 80,000 pages of new and proposed regulations. That's a lot of pages -- 23 feet high if you stack them in one pile. One rule that just went effect, which you can find by flipping t

Our Permanent War Economy

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-21
In an era of unrestrained federal spending and debt, one of the most ludicrous arguments made by statists is that reducing the military budget would be harmful to the economy. Their suggestion is that military spending is beneficial to the economy -- that

What Is Fair?

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-21
Life's not fair. We learn that as children when we whine to our parents. Politicians like to pretend that they will make life more fair. President Obama says he'll do that by raising taxes on rich people and giving the money to poorer people, as well a

Obama, Dodd, Frank, Rangel, and Holder: Why Don’t We Hold Those in Violation of the Constitution Responsible? - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-21
Well-meaning conservatives talk a lot about the need for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.  But the fact is that we don’t need a balanced budget amendment.  Why?  Because it would just encourage Congress to increase taxes to make up an

March 21, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-21
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks were mixed Wednesday with the S

Obama’s Algae Racket - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-21
Pond scum stinks. And so do the Obama administration’s enormous, taxpayer-funded “investments” in politically connected biofuel companies. While the president embarks on a green rehabilitation tour this week to quell growing public outra

Iraq: The Karl Rove Experiment - Mike Church Show Exclusive Audio & Transcript

Founders Revolution 2012-03-21

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox Business! • 4pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-21
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  March 22, 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox

TSA searches young, scared boy in wheelchair

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-20
TSA stops and searches extremely dangerous terrorist!!! A young boy is filmed by his father as this apparent high-priority terrorist suspect is searched. They even go so far as so swab the boy’s hands for explosive chemicals. What is the definition

Obamacare Returns to Center Stage

The Freeman 2012-03-20
“From a Zumba fitness class in Las Vegas to Tea Party rallies on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, health care is about to take the political stage it left two years ago. Proponents and critics of the law signed by President Obama in 2010 will hold r

House Republicans Propose to Overhaul Tax Code

The Freeman 2012-03-20
“House Republicans on Tuesday will propose a dramatic reshuffling of the tax code, suggesting collapsing individual tax brackets into two brackets with lower tax rates and slashing the top corporate tax rate. The plan also would slash trillions of d

Race and Rhetoric - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-20
One of the things that turned up, during a long-overdue cleanup of my office, was an old yellowed copy of the New York Times dated July 24, 1992. One of the front-page headlines said: “White-Black Disparity in Income Narrowed in 80′s, Census S

Conservative Responsibility for Iraq and Afghanistan

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-20
Among the favorite mantras of conservatives is 'With freedom comes responsibility.' They love to hurl it at liberals whenever they point to the disastrous failure of the welfare state. When liberals cry, 'Please, judge us by our good intentions, not b

Would You Share Your Facebook Password to Get a Job?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-20
Would You Share Your Facebook Password to Get a Job?

Some employers asking potential employees to share Facebook pass

National Stalker Awareness Month

Undoctrination.org 2012-03-20
So I noticed that Skippy took time out from another round of golf in Hawaii to issue a proclamation this week.  January 2012 is now officially National Stalker Awareness Month.  I would like to personally take this opportunity to thank the jug eared Mar

Forgotten Men: State Based Solutions

Founders Revolution 2012-03-20
by The Forgotten Men "Wow! Joshua was in rare form (apparently he doesn't take kindly to when people put inaccurate words in his mouth). Join The Forgotten Men as they pick up from last week's show topic about a Federal Judges recent ruling that MD

Donald Shoup Takes San Francisco

The Freeman 2012-03-20
Street parking is zero-priced because those streets, and the curbs and sidewalks that abut them, are not privately owned.

Greg Smith’s Wall Street Bombshell That Wasn’t: Goldman Sachs Puts Profit Before People - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-20
Greg Smith, who was an executive director at Goldman Sachs before suddenly resigning last week, still has Wall Street buzzing as a result of an op-ed he wrote in the New York Times.  It was a tell-all piece about how — brace yourself — Goldman’s cu

Ben Bernanke Tries To Convince America That The Federal Reserve Is Good And The Gold Standard Is Bad

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-20
Ben Bernanke has decided that he needs to teach all of us why the Federal Reserve is good for America and about why the gold standard is bad.  On Tuesday, Bernanke delivered the first of four planned lectures to a group of students at George Washington U

Ben Bernanke Tries To Convince America That The Federal Reserve Is Good And The Gold Standard Is Bad

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-20
Ben Bernanke has decided that he needs to teach all of us why the Federal Reserve is good for America and about why the gold standard is bad.  On Tuesday, Bernanke delivered the first of four planned lectures to a group of students at George Washington U

Power and Money vs. Freedom

Founders Revolution 2012-03-20
by William Kennedy                                       &

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-20

40 Weird Facts About The United States That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-20
In case you hadn't noticed, the United States is a really weird place.  Not that "weird" is always bad.  Sometimes "weird" can keep life interesting.  But without a doubt, the United States is one of the most unique nations in the history of the w

40 Weird Facts About The United States That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-20
In case you hadn't noticed, the United States is a really weird place.  Not that "weird" is always bad.  Sometimes "weird" can keep life interesting.  But without a doubt, the United States is one of the most unique nations in the history of the w

Absolute Bureaucracy Corrupts Absolutely

Tom's Opinions and Information 2012-03-20

Big Government Tramples Dignity

Founders Revolution 2012-03-20

Executive Order -- National Defense Resources Preparedness

Founders Revolution 2012-03-19
It IS a SCAM, but not for why you may think. By Erik Garcés One of my incontrovertible truths of life is that all government is by consent of the governed. Think about that and consider that even in Stalin's USSR the KGB were only a percentage o

Is the CBO Engaged in Partisan Manipulation of Data?

Big Government 2012-03-19
Economist Lan T. Pham says she was fired from the Congressional Budget Office for "producing work at odds with Wall Street research favored by her supervisors," reports the Wall Street Journal. In a letter written to Sen. Charles Grassle

I Finally Understand Democrats

Undoctrination.org 2012-03-19
After years of puzzlement and curiosity observing modern day Democrats, I think I have finally figured them out.   I’m constantly amazed that modern Democrats have evolved beyond living in caves.  I mean what other animal on this planet can di

IMF Head Sees Economic Revival

The Freeman 2012-03-19
“The global economy has stepped back from the brink of danger and signs of stabilization are emerging from the euro zone and the United States, but high debt levels in developed markets and rising oil prices are key risks ahead, the IMF said on Sund

Political Lies: Democrats Increase Game to New Level as We Approach the Election - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-19
There’s an old saying, sometimes attributed to Newt Gingrich, that “They can lie louder, but we can tell the truth longer.”  I’d like to believe that, but after years of watching the Lying Left in action, I’m not so sure about it. Based on how

Stereotype Right, Stereotype Left

2012-03-19
Normally, I would rather get a root canal than post a clip from Bill Maher's show, but I'm going to make an exception here. The following videos were made by filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi (Nancy Pelosi's daughter). The first part of the video

The U.S. Economy: Soul Crushing Total System Failure

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-19
No matter how often the pretty people on television tell us that the U.S. economy is getting better, it isn't going to change the soul crushing agony that millions of American families are going through right now.  The stock market may have gotten back

The U.S. Economy: Soul Crushing Total System Failure

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-19
No matter how often the pretty people on television tell us that the U.S. economy is getting better, it isn't going to change the soul crushing agony that millions of American families are going through right now.  The stock market may have gotten back

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John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-19
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John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-19
Is the financial industry full of nothing but 'evil bankers'?Add this to your queueAdded: Mon Mar 19 16:25:14 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:09Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

In Defense of Libertarians

Undoctrination.org 2012-03-19
Throughout  the primary election season there’s been a group unfairly villainized by the  rest of the Republicans.  Not the establishment (they can’t be villainized  enough for giving us McCain and trying to keep folks like Rand Paul from

No, They Can't!

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-19
I wrote another book! First one in 8 years... read an except here and pre-order a copy here and here. It's about my leaving ABC for Fox, about what I've learned about life, and how intuition leads us astray. The subtitle: Why government fails,

Congress Should Reform or Eliminate the Ex-Im Bank, Not Give It More Money

Big Government 2012-03-19
Veiled behind procedural gimmickry and proposed jobs legislation, Senate lawmakers are expected to assume deliberation this week of the reauthorization of the federal Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, boosting its lending ceiling by $40 billion for a period of

“I’m Smarter than Everyone Else”

The Freeman 2012-03-19
This "disease" is a result of disrespect for individual freedom and private property rights combined with an overconfidence in one’s own knowledge of what is best for everyone else.

The Liberty Movement Must Adopt Direct Action

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-19
It’s increasingly clear that frontal assaults on the political class will fail. The tax revolt/tea party movement has not elected a single official (to my knowledge) in WNY since it began in 2005. We came close twice with Dave DiPietro. Ron Paul is

Live Stream: The Victory Sessions

Big Government 2012-03-19
The Victory Sessions with Host Stephen K. Bannon.  It’s a gathering of thought provoking conversations on Politics, Economics, and Culture, where understanding unites us and ignorance divides us.  The Victory Sessions can be hear

Holder's Brainwashing Against Guns Foreshadowed Operation Fast and Furious

Big Government 2012-03-19
Yesterday, Breitbart.com revealed exclusive video of then-U.S. Attorney Eric Holder speaking to the Woman’s National Democratic Club, stating that he wanted to “brainwash” people against gun ownership. The video reveals Attorney General

Drop-Out Rate Shows Improvement

The Freeman 2012-03-19
“Aggressive efforts to prevent students … from dropping out contributed to a modest 3.5 percentage point increase nationally in the high school graduation rate from 2001 to 2009, according to research to be presented Monday at the Grad Nation summ

The Conscience Mandate and the Battle Within the Catholic Church

Big Government 2012-03-19
The archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, who is also the head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), sent a letter two weeks ago to all Catholic bishops in the nation which asserts that the Catholic Chu

The Vetting: Holder, Fast and Furious, and Gun Control

Big Government 2012-03-19
When Attorney General Eric Holder last testified to Congress regarding Fast and Furious, he described it as an operation that was “fundamentally flawed” in its conception and execution. In other words, the goal of stopping the flow

The Obama Administration's Attack on Fair Elections

Big Government 2012-03-19
Judicial Watch recently announced a major new campaign to stop leftist activists and their allies in the Obama administration from undermining the integrity of the elections in 2012. As the nation heads into another presidential election seas

Obama’s 0% Doctrine

Founders Revolution 2012-03-19
by Tom Engelhardt                                      &nb

Holder 1995 Comments May Have Been Backlash at 1994 Republican Revolution

Big Government 2012-03-19
Eric Holder’s controversial comments about indoctrinating Americans with regard to gun control may have been a response to the Republican Revolution of 1994. As Kerry Picket of The Washington Times points out this morning: Before Holder spoke

Speaking at a Leftist Conference

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-19
For two years in a row -- 2010 and 2011, The Future of Freedom Foundation participated in the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Ordinarily, we would never do something like that, given how ardently conservatives support such thi

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-19
--Benjamin Franklin-- "Generally indeed the ruling power carries its point, the revenues of princes constantly increasing, and we see that they are never satisfied, but always in want of more. The more the people are discontented with the oppressi

Shocker: Tax Preparation Outfit Named “Mo’ Money Taxes” isn’t Legit

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-19
James Maule tells the story of a tax preparation company called Mo’ Money Taxes: One of my readers alerted me to a story of which I had been unaware. It involves a tax return preparation enterprise that has created nightmares for its clients. The st

Holder ‘Brainwashing’ Tape Shows Fast and Furious Motive

Big Government 2012-03-19
Matthew Boyle observes that the Eric Holder tape released by Breitbart.com today provides the motive underlying the Fast and Furious scandal, in which the Attorney General apparently gave the go-ahead to an operation that funneled guns to the drug cartels

Don't believe the hype -- the U.S economy is not recovering, it's getting sicker.

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
Video Type:  Video Blog March 18, 2012

Republican Race Just Getting Started

Star Parker 2012-03-19
Mitt Romney told Fox News after Rick Santorum's victories in the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, "We're not going to go to a brokered convention." But those who put their money where their mouth is, buying...

Inflation Plus….

Founders Revolution 2012-03-19

Videoblog: The US Economy Is Not Recovering

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-19

Ron Paul’s caucus strategy is authentic republicanism.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-19

IMF Staff Sees Potential Need for More Euro Aid to Greece

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
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Watch Bernanke’s ‘Little’ Inflation Capsize U.S.

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
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Tapping Oil from Reserve May Be Trickier than Ever

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
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Federal Reserve Stress Tests Make Us All Muppets

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
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Investors Squeamish on Greece’s Future

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link: 

Spain Torments Draghi on Deficit as Banks Tap Loans

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
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Muted Tax & Spending Debate in Europe's Capitals

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-19
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link: 

Democrats Infiltrate Chicago GOP with 'Schakowsky Republicans'

Big Government 2012-03-18
What's a Schakowsky Republican you ask? Good question.... Probably not much different than many "Chicago Republicans." If you are any bit familiar with the Chicago machine, it is no secret that the Chicago GOP that does exist, along with the state Re

How Much Oil Do We Really Have ?

2012-03-18
On the campaign trail, President Obama keeps keeps repeating this point: “With only 2% of the world’s oil reserves, we can’t just drill our way to lower gas prices, not when we consume 20% of the world’s oil.” What Obama is talking about here is

The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-18
The spring air in the small, sand-dusted town has a soft haze to it, and clumps of green-gray sagebrush rustle in the breeze. Bluffdale sits in a bowl-shaped valley in the shadow of Utah’s Wasatch Range to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the west.

St. Patrick's Day Humor

2012-03-17
Happy St. Patrick's Day, everyone ! Time for some Irish jokes. Because I'm a good Catholic boy, and 1/4th Irish, these jokes will be clean. === An Irishman was walking through a graveyard, when he saw a headstone with the inscription, 'Here

The First Amendment Needs a Rape Kit

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-17
The Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 (PDF) may sound like a landscaping measure, but it is also being called the Trespass Bill, the Anti-Occupy Bill, and the First Amendment Rights Eradication Act. Under this bill, it is a

King Dollar Will Cut Oil Prices - by Larry Kudlow

BenSwann.com 2012-03-17
No matter how much President Obama protests, the simple fact is that he continues to oppose and mock and disparage oil and gas drilling. He is a prisoner of the environmental left, and he remains on the wrong side of energy history. And that’s exact

Terminated CBO Whistleblower Shares Her Full Story With Zero Hedge, Exposes Deep Conflicts At “Impartial” Budget Office

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-16
Earlier today, we suggested that in the aftermath of the Greg “Muppets” Smith NYT OpEd, contrary to assumptions by Jim Cramer, a bevy of potential whistleblowers would step up to tell their tale of fraud and corruption across all walks of life

Supreme Court to Ponder Limits of Mandates

The Freeman 2012-03-16
“Can Congress require Americans to buy broccoli? How about gym memberships? Or Chevy Volts? Those or similar questions are likely to be posed to the Supreme Court later this month as it considers whether requiring Americans to buy health insurance i

Video: Peter Schiff with Matt Welch (Reason Magazine Editor)

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-16
Peter Schiff with Matt Welch from the Reason Magazine EditorPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse.

80 Percent Of Americans Say That They Are Not Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-16
Are you better off today than you were four years ago?  If not, then you are just like most other Americans.  According to a CBS News/New York Times poll that was released a few days ago, 80 percent of Americans say that their financial situation is not

80 Percent Of Americans Say That They Are Not Better Off Than They Were Four Years Ago

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-16
Are you better off today than you were four years ago?  If not, then you are just like most other Americans.  According to a CBS News/New York Times poll that was released a few days ago, 80 percent of Americans say that their financial situation is not

The Myth of “Middle-Class” Uncle Joe - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-16
This has got to be the bazooka of all Joe Biden blowhardisms. The nation’s vice campaigner in chief went on the attack against Republicans this week, clad in full populist armor. “These guys don’t have a sense of the average folks out th

The 99% and the 1%

The Freeman 2012-03-16
The 1 percent as we know it is not the product of the market.

Determining the Real Cost of Obamacare is Impossible – In Spite of the CBO - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-16
It’s not surprising that the Congressional Budget Office has announced that Obamacare will cost double the $900 billion that was originally estimated.  But, alas, the CBO is wrong again. The truth is that there is no way to calculate the real cost of m

Public Education Failing America’s Children?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-16
Public Education Failing America’s Children?

Private vs. public education

Moore: Government Hasn’t Made Things Fair

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-16
Moore: Government Hasn’t Made Things Fair

Can Obama decide what fair is?

Remembering Waco: Did it really need to happen?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-16
Could the extremely ugly fate of David Koresh’s Branch Davidians at Waco, Texas in 1993 have been avoided? Over 70, men, women and children died, either by fire or by government bullets. Would the Branch Davidians have certainly done something harmf

The Crazy Things That One Whistleblower Says Are Happening At JP Morgan Will Blow Your Mind

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-16
Rampant silver manipulation?  Rampant gold manipulation?  Rampant LIBOR manipulation?  Hiding MF Global client assets?  These are all happening at JP Morgan according to an open letter reportedly written by an anonymous employee of the firm.  The whi

The Crazy Things That One Whistleblower Says Are Happening At JP Morgan Will Blow Your Mind

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-16
Rampant silver manipulation?  Rampant gold manipulation?  Rampant LIBOR manipulation?  Hiding MF Global client assets?  These are all happening at JP Morgan according to an open letter reportedly written by an anonymous employee of the firm.  The whi

Happy Birthday To

Founders Revolution 2012-03-16
by Scott Strzelczyk                                       

Are We Out of Options?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-16
by William Kennedy                                       &

March 16, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-16
Friday, March 16, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks finished mixed Friday in a quiet s

No Deal Cut on Oil Reserves, White House Says

The Freeman 2012-03-16
“The White House disputes a news report that the Obama administration and Great Britain have struck a deal for a joint release of oil reserves to help keep down the price of gas.” (USA Today) What incentive do they have to free the market? FEE

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-16

The Law Is Dead

Founders Revolution 2012-03-16

Young Adults Live With Parents; Highest Level Since '50s

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-16
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Christian Science Monitor Link: 

Paul Samuelson’s Hazlittian Origins

The Freeman 2012-03-15
Click to enlarge. Henry Hazlitt’s influence is easily seen in Austrian and other free-market circles. Reminiscent of the saying “It usually begins with Ayn Rand,” Hazlitt’s Economics in One Lesson is usually one of the first economics books free-m

Bill Mahr, the Catholic Church, Keystone Pipeline – But Obama’s Real Problem is Arrogance of the Ignorant. - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-15
By now, you may be wondering why Barack Obama would continue to do one thing after another to alienate the average independent voter when he seemingly had his reelection sewn up as recently as a month ago. The list of his suicidal words and actions gets l

Afghanistan

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-15
Address to the Nation on the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan Last Soviet Soldiers Leave Afghanistan Think tank: 92% of Afghans never heard of 9/11 Kyrgyzstan Wants US Out as Panetta Arrives for Talks Soldiers asked to disarm during Leon Panetta speech 

Fox News: Death By Government (without a trial)

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-15
Shep Smith even gets all riled-up on this one. Can the government kill at-will not only US citizens overseas, but on US soil also? All it may take it some government official arbitrarily designating them with that magical “T” word, “terr

Can the Secret Service Tell You To Shut Up? - by Judge Andrew Napolitano

BenSwann.com 2012-03-15
The First Amendment to the Constitution prohibits the government from infringing upon the freedom of speech, the freedom of association and the freedom to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Speech is language and other forms of expressio

Wheres the Declaration of War on Iran?

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-15
Given all the talk about the possibility of President Obama initiating another war of aggression, this one against Iran, now would be a good time to review the illegality of such an operation, a point that will likely be forgotten once the standard war fe

Protected: NNComm #235: Is Marriage Overrated?

Marc Rudov 2012-03-15
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Bankruptcy Attorneys Predict a Student Loan “Debt Bomb”

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-15
As more and more young people graduate from college with mounds of unresolved loan debt, financial experts and bankruptcy attorneys are calling the progressively worsening dilemma the “next debt bomb.” According to a new survey conducted by t

Why Is President Obama Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen?

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-15
On February 2, 2011, President Obama called Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The two discussed counterterrorism cooperation and the battle against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. At the end of the call, according to a White House read-out, Obama

Illegal to use collected rainwater in Utah?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-15
Should anything surprise me anymore? In Utah, it might be technically illegal to drink falling raindrops or allow rain to fall on your lawn, garden or field of crops because you don’t own the water rights. Or maybe it’s only if you first store

Interior Dept. Held in Contempt Twice Before Issuing Drilling Permits

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-15
Interior Dept. Held in Contempt Twice Before Issuing Drilling Permits

Obama Administration being pressured to

Foreclosures Surge Across U.S.

The Freeman 2012-03-15
“Foreclosure activity surged last month across about half of the nation’s states, as banks tackled a backlog of homes with mortgages that had gone unpaid yet remained in limbo due to delays stemming from foreclosure-abuse claims.” (Assoc

Labor Market Shows Signs of Strength

The Freeman 2012-03-15
“New claims for unemployment benefits fell back to a four-year low last week, a government report showed on Thursday, suggesting further strengthening in the labor market.” (Reuters) Despite the State’s impediments. FEE Timely Classic “

How Ron Paul Won And Lost The Virgin Islands Caucus

2012-03-15
As the mainstream media reported, Mitt Romney won the Virgin Islands Republican caucus: Chairman Herb Schoenbohm says Romney can count on seven delegates from the Virgin Islands. He already had three superdelegates before Saturday's caucuses and he p

What Is Fair? (Tonight at 9PM on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-15
The President constantly talks about "fairness." In a recent speech in Kansas, President Obama mentioned fairness a dozen times. The NY Times said the President's message was, "...his most pointed appeal yet for a strong governmental role through tax

It's A Mystery

2012-03-15
From the Obama administration's sexist belief that women aren't capable of being responsible for their own sex lives (birth control), to the Obama administration's racist belief that minorities are too dumb to obtain id's (even when th

Saving So Your Vacation Isn’t Spent Watching The Bank Account

The Libertarian Republic 2012-03-15
Families love to go on vacation. It’s a chance for them to escape the pressures of every day such as school, work and other obligations. It’s also a time for parents and children to have fun together, enjoying the activities they all enjoy tog

Racial Quota Fallout - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-15
Many years ago, I learned of an episode in the life of a promising young black man that is relevant to things happening now. He had been educated at a good school, and went on to receive degrees at good colleges and universities. Then he went for a Ph.D.

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-15

The Parable of the Broken Traffic Lights

The Freeman 2012-03-15
The irrationality, dear friend, is not in our markets but in our government, that is, the central bank.

11 Reasons Why America Would Be A Better Place Without Goldman Sachs

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-15
Would America be a better place without Goldman Sachs?  Of course it would.  The "vampire squid" of Wall Street does not care about the future of America.  Sadly, Goldman Sachs apparently does not even care much about their own clients.  What Goldma

11 Reasons Why America Would Be A Better Place Without Goldman Sachs

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-15
Would America be a better place without Goldman Sachs?  Of course it would.  The "vampire squid" of Wall Street does not care about the future of America.  Sadly, Goldman Sachs apparently does not even care much about their own clients.  What Goldma

I Don’t Think Either The United States Or China Does Capitalism All That Well

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-15

Whistleblower Lawsuit: Planned Parenthood in Texas Filed Millions in Fraudulent Medicaid Claims

Big Government 2012-03-14
A federal whistleblower lawsuit has been filed against Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, now known as Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, charging the provider of abortion services with fraudulent Medicaid claims in the amount of nea

Remembering Guatemala's Military Massacres

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-14
Ironically, while the U.S. military is grappling with the cold-blooded killing of 16 Afghans, including women and children, the Guatemalan people are dealing with a military massacre of their own. A Guatemalan court has just sentenced a former member of G

The Vetting: Cassandra Butts - Bell Devotee, Obama Advisor, Judicial Scout

Big Government 2012-03-14
The story of Cassandra Butts is an important example of how Critical Race Theory and its adherents continue to shape President Barack Obama's worldview and his administration. At Harvard Law School from 1988-1991, Butts was one of the student a

RoboGate: Democrats May Be Behind Illegal 'Rush' Robocalls

Big Government 2012-03-14
Breitbart.com has learned that phone numbers allegedly used to make potentially millions of illegal robocalls on behalf of a fictitious group called “The Women of the 99 Percent” last week were likely obtained from one of a few private ve

Planned Parenthood Solicits Just-Turned-18-Year-Old For Funding

Big Government 2012-03-14
It’s your 18th birthday – a milestone event in your life. You’re getting ready to go to college. You can vote. And you can give money to Planned Parenthood. At least, that’s what Planned Parenthood’s fundraising

Planned Parenthood Director Arrested, Charged With Indecent Exposure

Big Government 2012-03-14
Planned Parenthood Director, Tony Lee Thornton, was arrested by Lubbock, Texas police for allegedly exposing his genitalia in the small west Texas town’s park. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reports the alleged victim was a 43-year-old male

Bachus Wins Primary, Outcome of Ethics Investigation Unclear

Big Government 2012-03-14
Currently under congressional investigation for insider trading, Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) outspent his nearest challenger 45-to-1 and went on to win the Republican primary for Alabama’s 6th District. Beyond the advantage

Why Are Millions Of Americans Preparing For Doomsday?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-14
All over America, there are millions of Americans that are quietly preparing for doomsday.  They are turning spare rooms into long-term food storage pantries, they are planting survival gardens, they are converting their homes over to alternative sources

Why Are Millions Of Americans Preparing For Doomsday?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-14
All over America, there are millions of Americans that are quietly preparing for doomsday.  They are turning spare rooms into long-term food storage pantries, they are planting survival gardens, they are converting their homes over to alternative sources

Sexual Assault at Occupy New Haven, Suspect Arrested

Big Government 2012-03-14
It's happened again, this time in New Haven, Connecticut: Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a woman at the Occupy New Haven encampment The alleged assault happened Monday night or Tuesday morning. The woman in question has been ta

What’s the Matter with Soledad O’Brien? - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-14
CNN’s Soledad O’Brien isn’t used to criticism. In the world of media elites, she’s a beloved figure and an award-winning news anchor. But last week, she revealed her true, decidedly non-neutral colors. And she’s not happy abo

A Recent Radio Interview With Lew Rockwell

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-14
A Recent Radio Interview With Lew Rockwell.Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse.

IMF to Discuss Third Greek Bailout This Week: Ex-Official

The Freeman 2012-03-14
“The International Monetary Fund will be discussing a third bailout for Greece at its meeting later this week, former first deputy managing director John Lipsky told CNBC Monday. ‘There is a program that has been discussed and is up for agreement and

State Unlikely To Recoup Evergreen Aid

The Freeman 2012-03-14
“State taxpayers will likely end up getting burned by Evergreen Solar to the tune of $10 million, or nearly a third of the Patrick administration’s ill-fated investment in the clean-energy company. The bankrupt solar panel maker expects to sell its sh

Complex Societies Need Simple Laws

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-14
How many laws will you break today? America now has so many laws that the average person runs afoul of several criminal offenses daily. Even the American Bar Association can't estimate how many regulations are on the books. A far cry from the simple rule

Voter-ID Insanity at DOJ Going to the United Nations

Big Government 2012-03-14
The Far Left is making an unprecedented two-track move to derail states’ efforts to protect the integrity of the ballot box for this November’s elections. While the Department of Justice (DOJ) is blocking state efforts, liberal activists are t

Framers of the American Constitution

Founders Revolution 2012-03-14
by Jeff Thomas                                        &nb

Who is Kony? What is “KONY 2012?? Are the video’s claims true?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-14
“KONY 2012″ or “KONY2012″ is a video documentary by Invisible Children, Inc. calling attention to the evils of Joseph Kony, calling for his arrest as a war criminal. Joseph Kony is accused of forcing girls to be sex slaves and forc

Eric Holder, DOJ Celebrate 'Sunshine Week' Amid Fast and Furious Scandal

Big Government 2012-03-14
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Attorney General Eric Holder, who are currently embroiled in the 'Fast and Furious' gunwalking scandal and have been accused of 'stonewalling' the process and being more concerned with pro

Stress Tests No Sweat

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
By:  Peter Schiff Wednesday, March 14, 2012 The Federal Reserve ran another "

We Are Going To Have Our Own Sovereign Debt Problems

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-14

Why Do Mitt Romney and So-Called Republicans Refuse to Say Barack Obama is a Socialist? - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-14
In my interview with Rep. Steve King this week, he showed again why he is so admired by freedom fighters around the country.  And, of course, he passed the litmus test for principled conservatives by stating unequivocally that he believes Barack Obama to

The Blessing of a Strong Currency

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
The commentary below is for the benefit of our readers from opinion makers and writers not associated with Euro Pacific. We do not guarantee the accuracy and completeness of third-party authored content. Opinions

The Execution of Lady Jane Grey

Gonzalo Lira 2012-03-14

BREAKING NEWS: Ron Paul Winning Nomination (Either Way)?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-14

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-14

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Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-14
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Forgotten Men: Prof. Jonathan White; 14th Amendment, Incorporation, and the Bill of Rights

Founders Revolution 2012-03-14
by The Forgotten Men On this weeks show Mark and Joshua welcome Prof. Jonathan White as thier guest to discuss the 2nd and 14th amendments in relation to the recent federal court ruling on Maryland's gun carry law and how&

How Saul Alinsky Taught Barack Obama Everything He Knows About Civic Upheaval

Big Government 2012-03-14
Throughout Barack Obama’s campaign for the presidency and his subsequent time in that office, two things have been said again and again: 1. He has a grudge against America. 2. He takes his marching orders from Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), particularly

Greece Off Course as Troika Paves Way for Bailout Funds

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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Four Large US Banks Fail Stress Tests

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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Gold Seen Heading for 12th Annual Advance

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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US Budget Deficit Revised Upward to $1.2 Trillion for 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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US Current Account Trade Deficit Widens to $124.1 Billion

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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Savings Low, Worry High Among Workers

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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The Peter Schiff Capitol Area Seminar!

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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Stimulus Helped Grow Debt, Not Economy

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-14
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Trade Issues With China Flare Anew

The Freeman 2012-03-13
“But China is seldom popular during election years in the United States, and this year is no exception. Mitt Romney and Congressional Democrats and labor unions have little in common politically — except that they have all called for tough trade polic

Should Christians Support the War on Drugs?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13
by Laurence M. Vance                                       

The Big Hoax - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-13
There have been many frauds of historic proportions — for example, the financial pyramid scheme for which Charles Ponzi was sent to prison in the 1920s, and for which Franklin D. Roosevelt was praised in the 1930s, when he called it Social Security. In

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13
--Patrick Henry-- "But we are told that we need not fear; because those in power, being our representatives, will not abuse the powers we put in their hands. I am not well versed in history, but I will submit to your recollection, whether liberty

The Time for Soul-Searching Has Arrived

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-13
The pro-empire crowd sometimes claims that the U.S. Empire is different from other empires in history in that it doesn't try to acquire foreign lands. They How ironic. Countless American Christians supported the U.S. government's war of aggression on Ir

Negatives, Positives, and The Natural Law of Balance: Why Obama is Responsible for the Tea Party - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-13
An interesting question from reader Glenn J. … Robert, I have been going back through your audio program Path to Power once again and would like to see you expand on a topic.  In the program you make it very clear that every perceived negative has an o

Barack Obama's war plan against the Constitution

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13

One of Two Outcomes

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13

The Recession Should Have Forced Us To Address The Trade Deficit Problem

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-13

Mike Church Audio & Transcript - Tea Party Doesn't Like Ron Paul Because He Isn't Conservative Enough?

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13
by Mike Church                          

New Rules Aim To Ease State-Run Health Insurance Exchanges

The Freeman 2012-03-13
“More than 30 million Americans ultimately are expected to use the exchanges, which are designed to allow consumers to shop online for health plans in 2014 much as they shop for hotels or airplane tickets. Many Americans will qualify for federal aid to

Obama Makes Free Speech A Felony (in presence of Secret Service)

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-13

The 14th Amendment and the Bill of Rights

Founders Revolution 2012-03-13

France’s Upcoming Election Means Euro Devaluation—and a Pop In Gold

Gonzalo Lira 2012-03-13

US Soldiers Massacre 16 Afghan Civilians in Killing Spree US officials have vowed to hold the perpetrators responsible, but there is reason to doubt this

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-12
An American soldier in Afghanistan murdered at least 16 civilians, including nine children, in a killing spree President Hamid Karzai called an “assassination” that “cannot be forgiven.”Some reports claim there were multiple U.S. soldiers involv

Defining Deviancy Down

Star Parker 2012-03-12
In 1993, then Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan published a paper in which he coined the phrase "defining deviancy down." He was ringing an alarm about what he saw as a dangerous social unraveling as result of our...

We Are Not Adding The kind Of Jobs That Will Put Us On A Sustainable Path

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-12
Today the Labor Department reported that 227,000 new jobs were added in February, representing the third consecutive month of job creation. Many observers have taken the report as clear evidence that the economic recovery has taken hold in earnest. Howeve

Student Anger Over Education Cuts Puts Heat On Lawmakers

The Freeman 2012-03-12
“California has prided itself on its network of fine, affordable public universities. But money for higher education, one of the biggest chunks of the state budget, is easier to cut than some other large expenses, such as public schools and healthcare p

Administration’s Green-Energy Subsidy Double Standard

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-12
Administration’s Green-Energy Subsidy Double Standard

Judge Napolitano on Admin.’s push for green ener

Opinion versus Fact: Why Opposing Beliefs Leave No Room for Compromise Between Republicans and Democrats - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-12
In Senator Jim DeMint’s new book, Now or Never, he boldly states, “The differences between the Democratic and Republican Parties are irreconcilable: there can be no compromise between collectivism and freedom.”  How refreshing that someone in the U

Aircraft Carrier Enterprise Sets Off On Final Journey – Direction Iran

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-12
Today at noon Eastern, the storied aircraft carrier Enterprise, aka CVN-65, left its home port of Naval Station Norfolk one final time for its final voyage with a heading: Arabian Sea, aka Iran. There in a week it will join CVN 72 Lincoln and CVN 70 Vinso

Possible Obama Impeachment ?

2012-03-12
Here's a conversation between Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about possible military action in Syria: "We're worried about international legal basis, but no one&

Broken Promises: Pensions All Over America Are Being Savagely Cut Or Are Vanishing Completely

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-12
How would you feel if you worked for a state or local government for 20 or 30 years only to have your pension slashed dramatically or taken away entirely?  Well, this exact scenario is playing out from coast to coast and in the years ahead millions of el

Broken Promises: Pensions All Over America Are Being Savagely Cut Or Are Vanishing Completely

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-12
How would you feel if you worked for a state or local government for 20 or 30 years only to have your pension slashed dramatically or taken away entirely?  Well, this exact scenario is playing out from coast to coast and in the years ahead millions of el

Foreign Aid and the Empire

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-12
The pro-empire crowd sometimes claims that the U.S. Empire is different from other empires in history in that it doesn't try to acquire foreign lands. They fail to grasp the real nature of the U.S. Empire. It isn't about acquiring foreign lands, it's a

Latin America Debates Drug Legalization; Obama Demands More War on Drugs

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-12
Leaders throughout Latin America are increasingly hinting that they may defect from the United Nations-inspired and U.S. government-led “War on Drugs.” But the Obama administration, despite adding trillions in new debt in recent years, forcefully vowe

Romney May Recapture Upscale Whites for the GOP

Tom's Opinions and Information 2012-03-12

NASA May Need to Use Russian Flights Longer

The Freeman 2012-03-12
“Congress cut this year’s funding for commercial-crew initiatives to $400 million, less than 50% of NASA’s request. House and Senate leaders are expected to repeat that budget pattern for the next fiscal year. . . NASA is expected to pick co

70 Percent of Ground Beef at Supermarkets Contains ‘Pink Slime’

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-12
Gerald Zirnstein grinds his own hamburger these days. Why? Because this former United States Department of Agriculture scientist and, now, whistleblower, knows that 70 percent of the ground beef we buy at the supermarket contains something he calls “

Is Germany Actually Preparing To Leave The Euro?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-11
For a long time, most analysts have believed that if someone was going to leave the euro, it would be a weak nation such as Greece or Portugal.  But the truth is that financially troubled nations such as Greece and Portugal don't want to leave the euro.

Is Germany Actually Preparing To Leave The Euro?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-11
For a long time, most analysts have believed that if someone was going to leave the euro, it would be a weak nation such as Greece or Portugal.  But the truth is that financially troubled nations such as Greece and Portugal don't want to leave the euro.

Too Little Taxation, Or Too Much Spending ?

2012-03-11
In general, if you ask Republicans, they say the government spends too much. If you ask Democrats, they say the government taxes too little. Conservatives talk about cutting spending. Liberals talk about raising taxes. There are, of course, variations to

This Level Of Taxation Puts American Corporations At A Noticeable Disadvantage

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-11

Andrew Breitbart: A White Plume Over the Battle

Big Government 2012-03-10
“You take everything-the rose and the laurel too. Take them and welcome. But, in spite of you, there is one thing that goes with me when tonight I enter my last lodging, sweeping the bright stars from the blue threshold with my salute. A thing unsta

Ocean County, New Jersey, Blasts UN Agenda 21 in Resolution

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
In yet another victory for liberty-minded activists, local lawmakers in Ocean County, New Jersey, approved a stinging resolution last month blasting the United Nations’ highly controversial Agenda 21, a radical plan to foist so-called “sustainable dev

President Obama Personally Lobbied to Kill Keystone Pipeline Amendment

Big Government 2012-03-10
President Obama's allies vote down the Keystone amendment. On Thursday, President Obama’s Senate Allies killed off amendment added to the highway bill that would have fast tracked the Keystone XL Pipeline. President Obama was reported have made p

Freedom Rider: Liberal Whores

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
If liberals are good for anything, it is being outraged about all the wrong things. If one were to measure the amount of media debate in the past week, the conclusion might be that a law student being called a slut was the worst thing happening in the nat

Déjà Vu: Obama’s Military Actions in Syria May Be Impeachable

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
On Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Obama administration would seek “international permission” before engaging in war in Syria. Bes

Fed Hooey - by Larry Kudlow

BenSwann.com 2012-03-10
I didn’t want to let the latest cockamamie Fed idea for “sterilized” bond buying pass without a comment. A Wall Street Journal story explained that somehow the Fed will buy more long-term bonds, print new money and then borrow the money

One Year Later Unions in Wisconsin Vow to Reclaim Power

Big Government 2012-03-10
Happy Anniversary. As Wisconsin marks the one year anniversary of historic labor reforms, the public employee unions, backed by legislative Democrats, vow to reclaim the state for their members.

What’s Next? Airbags for Pedestrians…

Founders Revolution 2012-03-10
by Eric Peters The air bag thing is about to get really out of hand. And really, really expensive. Apparently, it’s not enough that most cars now have four (or six) air bags inside. Volvo thinks it’s time to put air bags on the outside of

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-10
--John Hancock-- "Were the people of the United States to delegate the powers proposed to be given, to men who were not dependent on them frequently for elections — to men whose interest, either from rank or title, would differ from that of th

How An Economy Works

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-10
"You don’t drive an economy by consuming – the consumer is not the engine, the consumer is the caboose." - Peter SchiffPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Pr

Virginia NDAA Nullification Bill headed to Governor Bob McDonnell. Veto Imminent?

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
After over a week of parliamentary procedures stalled House Bill 1160 (HB1160) in Virginia, today – finally – the bill passed its final hurdle and will head to the Governor’s desk for a signature. The bill is a state-level response to the newly-clai

Coconut forces clearing of area outside courthouse

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says the bomb squad was called and an area outside the county courthouse was cleared after a coconut was found near the building. ………….. Read Article Here…

How to Read the Constitution

Founders Revolution 2012-03-10

Obama Administration Abandons Low-Income Women to Support Planned Parenthood

Big Government 2012-03-10
Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), and supporter of deceased late-term abortionist, George Tiller, said on Friday that a Texas health program for low-income women will no longer receive federal funding because Plann

NDAA: It Doesn’t Apply to You? Baloney

Founders Revolution 2012-03-10

Obama Promises Bunker Busters To Israel If Netanyahu Delays Iran Invasion Until After US Elections

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-10
Two days ago Obama held a press conference in which he openly prevaricated and disinformed the world about the true nature of his meeting with Israel PM Netanyahu. Today we find what was truly discussed, courtesy of Israel’s Maariv newspaper, Spiege

Stossel - s2012 | e106 - Thu, Feb 16, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-09
Stossel looks at all the dumb, wasteful ways government spends our money.Add this to your queueAdded: Fri Mar 09 08:35:19 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Feb 16 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:14

Stossel - s2012 | e107 - Thu, Feb 23, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-09
Stossel visits the 2012 International Students for Liberty Conference, an annual gathering of 1,000 student libertarians.Add this to your queueAdded: Fri Mar 09 08:39:19 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Feb 23 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:14

Derrick Bell and Eric Holder's 'Nation of Cowards'

Big Government 2012-03-09
The revelation of the relationship between President Barack Obama and the late Critical Race Theory professor Derrick Bell sheds light not only on Obama’s past beliefs, but his present governing philosophy, particularly at the Department of Justic

Greece Has Defaulted – Which Country In Europe Is Next?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-09
Well, it is official.  The restructuring deal between Greece and private investors has been pushed through and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has ruled that this is a credit event which will trigger credit-default swap contracts.  T

Greece Has Defaulted – Which Country In Europe Is Next?

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-09
Well, it is official.  The restructuring deal between Greece and private investors has been pushed through and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has ruled that this is a credit event which will trigger credit-default swap contracts.  T

Mister, can you spare a $50?

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-09
That’s how much you’ll need to buy the Energy Department’s prize-winning light bulb. Last year the government announced a $10 million prize "designed to spur lighting manufacturers to develop high-quality, high-efficiency solid-stat

White House Gears Up Campaign for Health Care Law

The Freeman 2012-03-09
“The White House has begun an aggressive campaign to use approaching Supreme Court arguments on the new health care law as a moment to build support for the measure seen as President Obama’s signature legislative achievement, hoping to shape publi

The Persecution of Lynne Stewart

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-09
Today's Los Angeles Times has an interesting editorial on the Lynne Stewart case. Stewart is a 72-year-old criminal defense lawyer from New York who is now serving a 10-year sentence in a federal penitentiary. She was convicted in 2005 of supporting terr

Stossel - s2012 | e105 - Thu, Feb 9, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-09
Stossel looks at how the government and media present things, and asks: Whom can we trust?Add this to your queueAdded: Fri Mar 09 08:39:19 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Feb 09 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:14

Should Prostitution be Legalized so it Can be Better Regulated?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-09
Should Prostitution be Legalized so it Can be Better Regulated?

Debate over the legalization of prostitution<

Fmr. Sen. Al D’Amato on Legalizing Online Poker

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-09
Fmr. Sen. Al D’Amato on Legalizing Online Poker

Fmr. Sen. Al D’Amato on online gambling, free trade

Would Legalizing Prostitution Reduce Health Risks, Human Trafficking?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-09
Would Legalizing Prostitution Reduce Health Risks, Human Trafficking?

Should prostitution be legalized?

$2.2B Solar Plant Construction Slowed by Desert Tortoise

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-09
$2.2B Solar Plant Construction Slowed by Desert Tortoise

Regulations stall construction of solar plant

Would the Legalization of Drugs be Bad for America?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-09
Would the Legalization of Drugs be Bad for America?

Chabot: We will never eliminate drug use 100%

The Fifty Dollar Light Bulb

2012-03-09
The Obama administration at work: The U.S. government last year announced a $10 million award, dubbed the “L Prize,” for any manufacturer that could create a “green” but affordable light bulb. Energy Secretary Steven Chu said the prize would spur

Pork Lawsuit Dead (as is NY Constitution)

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-09
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: James Ostrowski jameso@apollo3.com (716) 435-8918 Court Denies Last Motion in Pork Lawsuit Buffalo, NY. March 9, 2012. The NY Court of Appeals has denied the plaintiffs’ motion to reargue the Pork Lawsuit, filed to ban

YouTube Censors Anti-TSA Video

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-09
YouTube has once again engaged in censorship, this time on a video exposing the fraudulent claims of the Transportation Security Administration that their screening procedures are ensuring American safety. In the censored video, engineer Jon Corbett (lef

Adam Smith versus Business

The Freeman 2012-03-09
Advocates of the freed market should embrace Smith’s understanding of political economy: that a powerful force against freedom emanates from where they might least expect to find it.

CAUSE, EFFECT &; THE FALLACY OF A RETURN TO NORMALCY

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-09
I hear the term de-leveraging relentlessly from the mainstream media. The storyline that the American consumer has been denying themselves and paying down debt is completely 100% false. The proliferation of this Big Lie has been spread by Wall Street and

Unconstitutional law can’t be seen as supreme

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-09
The recent HHS ruling that forces Catholic institutions to provide health care services in violation of their religious tenets is a perfect example of why something called nullification theory is essential to reigning in an out-of-control federal Leviatha

Colorado’s Own Green Loan Sinkhole - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-09
There’s no escaping Solyndra Syndrome. Here in my home state of Colorado, citizen journalists have uncovered our own gaping government green loan sinkhole. The stench of Chicago-on-the-Potomac is fouling the fresh Rocky Mountain air. Meet Loveland-b

Who Is Regina Austin?

Big Government 2012-03-09
When then-law student Barack Obama helped lead a rally at Harvard in 1990, Prof. Derrick Bell was not the only radical professor that he was supporting. The future President of the United States was also supporting the notion that Harvard should grant lif

Obama Staffs White House with Top Donors

Big Government 2012-03-09
Over half of the President Obama's 47 top fundraisers--individuals who helped bag a minimum of $500,000 for his presidential campaign--have been given jobs in the Obama White House. The latest revelation of crony capitalism, which was reported by t

Bachmann Pushes for 'No Confidence' Vote on Holder

Big Government 2012-03-09
I recently had a post on Big Government that addressed the fact that number of Reps calling for Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation had reached 109, while support for Congressman Paul Gosar’s (R-AZ) “No Confidence”

The Vetting: Obama's Supreme Court and Critical Race Theory

Big Government 2012-03-09
Yesterday, Breitbart.com Editor-in-Chief Joel Pollak appeared on CNN to discuss the story of Derrick Bell and Barack Obama with host Soledad O'Brien. When Joel tried to explain the meaning of Derrick Bell's Critical Race Theory (CRT), Soledad interjecte

Unemployment Rate Unmoved in February

The Freeman 2012-03-09
“U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession began. The unemployment rate was unchanged, largely because more people streamed into the work force.” (Associated Press) As Robe

Stossel - s2012 | e108 - "Illegal Everything"

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-09
Stossel looks at how government's endless rules makes it impossible to know when you're breaking the law. And why does gov't need to ban things like drugs, sex work, and certain foods?Add this to your queueAdded: Fri Mar 09 08:39:19 UTC 2012Air date: T

March 9, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
Friday, March 9, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna Mostly inline employment data was enough to pus

Bell Wanted Preferential Treatment, Not Equality

Big Government 2012-03-09
One of the more common spins by the mainstream media about the now-famous Derrick Bell video is that the rally was for more diversity on the Harvard Law campus. This is wrong. In fact, Bell and Obama were demanding special treatment for Regina Austin,

Fed Flying Blind

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Over Half of Greek Youth Unemployed

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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US Trade Deficit Hits $52.6 Billion in January

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Freddie Mac Seeks $146 Million in Aid to Stay Solvent

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Most Wealthy Americans Think US Is Still in Recession

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Alarm Sounds Over Spain’s Rising Public Debt

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Rubin Says He Has Too Much Personal Investment in USD

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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EU Debt Issue to Rile Markets for ‘Many More Years’

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Govt-Subsidized Green Light Bulb Carries Costly Price Tag

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-09
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Monsanto is evil.

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-08
What if I told you a story about an enormous corporation getting away with extensive flawed studies, shameless cronyism, deception, cover-ups and crushing small farmers into bankruptcy? It might make a good movie, at least if the good guys win. Unfortunat

Why an Amendments Convention is not a “Constitutional Convention”

Founders Revolution 2012-03-08
by Robert G. Natelson                                      &nbs

Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally in Buffalo

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-08
Nationwide rallies for religious freedom are taking place on March 23rd including here in Buffalo. March 23rd, 2012 12:00-1:30 PM Outside the Federal Building Senator Charles Schumer’s Office 130 South Elmwood Avenue

Assassination as Speech Suppressor

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-08
As most everyone knows, after President Obama's reelection, most liberals went silent with respect to the defense of civil liberties and condemnation of the war on terrorism. Of course, there have been a few notable exceptions, such as Glenn Greenwald an

Was Timothy Geithner arrested?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-08
Was Timothy Geithner arrested and released? Geithner may be facing criminal charges from his days as the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York regarding the handling of AIG bail-out documentation. The Federal Reserve Bank under Geithner might

Our Government Collects A Portion Of Industrial Output That Would Inspire Envy In The Most Rabid Bolshevik

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-08
The communist revolutions in the 20th century sought to nationalize the wealth generated by privately held industries back to the "exploited" workers on whose backs the profits were supposedly derived. America has made the rejection of this idea and it

Can the President Kill You? - by Judge Andrew Napolitano

BenSwann.com 2012-03-08
Can the president kill an American simply because the person is dangerous and his arrest would be impractical? Can the president be judge, jury and executioner of an American in a foreign country because he believes that would keep America safe? Can Congr

The Economics of The Lorax

The Freeman 2012-03-08
If property rights are stable, clearly defined, and well-enforced, the self-interest of owners of natural resources will lead them to extract something far less than the full quantity.

Not So Fast On That Whole Economic Recovery Thing

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-08
Not so fast.  Those that are publicly declaring that an economic recovery has arrived are ignoring a whole host of numbers that indicate that the U.S. economy is in absolutely horrendous shape.  The truth is that the health of an economy should not be m

Not So Fast On That Whole Economic Recovery Thing

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-08
Not so fast.  Those that are publicly declaring that an economic recovery has arrived are ignoring a whole host of numbers that indicate that the U.S. economy is in absolutely horrendous shape.  The truth is that the health of an economy should not be m

Too Many Laws! (Tonight at 9PM on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-08
My last Fox News special "Illegal Everything" showed how government's mountain of rules stifle entrepreneurs and make criminals out of everyday people. I tried to open my own lemonade stand but New York City made it difficult. The government said I had

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-08
--James Iredell-- "In America, our governments have been clearly created by the people themselves. The same authority that created can destroy; and the people may undoubtedly change the government, not because it is ill exercised, but because th

The Real Question Of 1860-1865

Founders Revolution 2012-03-08

No More Risk-Free Government Debt

The Freeman 2012-03-08
“Late Thursday in Athens, Greek officials will begin the final tally of a massive debt write-down to see if enough investors have agreed to participate to allow them to declare the program a successful step on the way back to solvency, receive a new

Presidential Contenders Clash over Energy

The Freeman 2012-03-08
“President Obama and Mitt Romney traded jabs Wednesday as the threat of greater fluctuations in oil prices drove a long-distance debate over energy policy. Romney said Obama should do more to open up domestic sites for drilling, including the Arctic

Can the president kill you?

Napolitano Fox Articles 2012-03-08
Can the president of the United States kill an American simply because the person is dangerous and his arrest would be impractical? 

IRS Offers Feeble Tax Relief in Hopes you Won’t Hire a Tax Professional

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-08
IRS collection officials do not want you to hire a tax professional. Why? Because when you represent yourself the IRS has a decided advantage. First, it is easier for them to intimidate and frighten you because they know you don’t know the law.

Non-Aggression Is Not Pacifism (Libertarians Hit Back)

Founders Revolution 2012-03-08

The Trouble With America's System Of Double Taxation

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-08

Gold Prices Will Only Go Down When...

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-08

Switzerland Wants Its Gold Back From The New York Fed

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-08
Earlier today, we reported that Germans are increasingly concerned that their gold, at over 3,400 tons a majority of which is likely stored in the vault 80 feet below street level of 33 Liberty (recently purchased by the Fed with freshly printed money at

Robert’s Response: What Matters is Liberty and Freedom, Not the Chevy Volt - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-08
In response to my Insight about the Chevy Volt, reader “WTF” commented, in part: You folks are a bunch of traitorous sheep.  Wishing the Volt to be gone puts thousands of Americans out of work – I only wish the SAME for each of you.  It is an engi

Congress Imposes Tariffs on Chinese Imports

The Freeman 2012-03-07
“Congress on Tuesday overturned a court decision and reaffirmed that the government has the right to impose higher tariffs on goods from China and other state-run economies that subsidize their exports to the United States.” (Associated Press)

LulzSec Hacker "Sabu" Helps Bring Down Leadership

Big Government 2012-03-07
Several top members of Anonymous offshoot LulzSec have been arrested, reports Fox. The group's leader, known online as "Sabu" but now identified as Hector Xavier Monsegur, was previously arrested and began cooperating with the FBI as a result. Monseq

Beating Obama in the 2012 Election: Republicans Need More Than a Short Term Solution - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-07
Dick Morris sent out a video message Tuesday in which he explained why it’s urgent that Republicans settle on a candidate as quickly as possible.  If they don’t, he said, they will be “handing the election to Barack Obama.”  He went on to opine

Exclusive: Dems Incite Death Threats Against Limbaugh

Big Government 2012-03-07
Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh is being targeted by multiple death threats after President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party ignored his apology for controversial remarks and continued to single him out for rebuke. The assault has become s

The Left's Hypocritical Misogynistic Double Standard

2012-03-07
My liberal blogger friend, the Reverend, speaking about Rush Limbaugh's nasty name-calling directed toward Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, claimed there was no equivalent misogynistic behavior coming from the political left. Because that was one

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-07
--William R. Davie-- "This Constitution, as to the powers therein granted, is constantly to be the supreme law of the land. Every power ceded by it must be executed, without being counteracted by the laws or constitutions of the individual state

The Fiat System Artificially Balloons The Financial Services Portion Of The Economy

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-07
Also, the fiat system artificially balloons the financial services portion of the economy. In the 19th century, fortunes were made more often by business owners than simple equity investors. People were more likely to rewarded for providing a productive s

Vulture Capitalism

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-07
Now that Mitt Romney is more likely to be the Republican Presidential nominee, I expect more media to paint him as a villain from his days at Bain Capital. Heck, even Republicans have called him a greedy "vulture capitalist" who eliminated people's jo

One Loser... No Closers

Big Government 2012-03-07
As Democrat Rep. Dennis Kucinich lost a primary contest in Ohio, Super Tuesday produced three winners, one loser, and a Republican Party still in search of a nominee. Frontrunner Mitt Romney won Idaho, Virginia, Vermont, Alaska, and his home state of Mas

Michigan Senate Republicans Allow SEIU To Bully Home Caregivers

Big Government 2012-03-07
Michigan Republicans are backing the SEIU’s bilking of parents of disabled children. And they’re getting paid to do it. Here’s the whole story: In Michigan, many disabled people receive public subsidies, which they can then use to hire

Holder's Ridiculous Justification for Assassination

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-07
With Attorney General Eric Holder's speech attempting to justify the president's omnipotent power to assassinate Americans, we are seeing, once again, the consequences of having permitted U.S. officials with getting away with the sham of converting a cr

Super Tuesday: Romney Up Three States So Far

Big Government 2012-03-07
(AP) Romney, Gingrich score Super Tuesday victories By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON Mitt Romney rolled to primary victories in Virginia and Vermont and had a home-state, Massachusetts triumph in his pocket on Super Tuesday, reaching

Super Tuesday: Santorum Takes Tennessee, Oklahoma

Big Government 2012-03-07
(AFP) Rick Santorum supporters began partying in celebration of Super Tuesday wins in Oklahoma and Tennessee, crossing their fingers as the crucial Republican presidential contest in Ohio went down to the wire. An enthusiastic crowd, including entire f

The War on Conservative Women - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-07
I’m sorry Rush Limbaugh called 30-year-old Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut.” She’s really just another professional femme-a-gogue helping to manufacture a false narrative about the GOP “war on women.” I̵

Ben Bernanke Says That His Son Will Graduate With $400,000 Of Student Loan Debt

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-07
Who ever imagined that Ben Bernanke would become a poster child for the student loan debt problem in America?  Recently Bernanke told Congress that his son will graduate from medical school with about $400,000 of student loan debt.  For most Americans,

Ben Bernanke Says That His Son Will Graduate With $400,000 Of Student Loan Debt

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-07
Who ever imagined that Ben Bernanke would become a poster child for the student loan debt problem in America?  Recently Bernanke told Congress that his son will graduate from medical school with about $400,000 of student loan debt.  For most Americans,

Democracy vs. Liberty

Founders Revolution 2012-03-07
by Tibor R. Machan                                       &

March 6, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks fell in the worse session of 2012

Gingrich Wins Georgia

Big Government 2012-03-07
(AP) Gingrich wins Georgia; GOP rivals vie in 10 states By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON Newt Gingrich notched a home-field primary win in Georgia, and Mitt Romney moved ahead in Virginia and Vermont as Republican presidential rivals

The Rule of Law

Founders Revolution 2012-03-07

The Value Of The Dollar Has Fallen 86% Since Buffett Took Over Berkshire Hathaway

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-07

Obama Math.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-07

February Job Creation Stat Revised Upward

The Freeman 2012-03-07
“The pace of job creation by private employers accelerated more than expected in February, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The private sector added 216,000 jobs last month, the ADP National Employment Report showed, topping eco

Brazil Overtakes UK to Become Sixth-Largest Economy

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
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Greeks Move Billions from Local Bank Accounts to the UK

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Independent Link: 

Oil is the New Greece: HSBC Chief Economist

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

Young Adults See Their Pay Decline

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link: 

Part of $11M Grant for Detroit Job Seekers Only Aided 2

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Detroit News Link: 

Bernanke Seen Accepting Faster Inflation to Boost Jobs

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  h

Euro-Zone Central Bank System Massively Imbalanced

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Der Spiegel Link: 

Rift Grows Between Germany's Bundesbank and ECB

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Der Spiegel Link: 

Child Administered 4 Vaccines Without Parental Consent

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-06
………….. The mother is “angry with everybody” over this turn of events particularly since she specifically signed a document indicating that medical treatment must never be administered to her daughter without her consent. Ms. Ki

Iran and Obama - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-06
What are we to make of President Barack Obama’s latest pronouncements about Iran’s movement toward nuclear bombs? His tough talk might have had some influence on Iran a couple of years ago, when he was instead being kinder and gentler with the

Protected: NNComm #234: Nonexistent War on Women

Marc Rudov 2012-03-06
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

McCain to call for air strikes on Syria

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-06
Later today, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, will become the first U.S. senator to publicly call for U.S. led air strikes to halt the violence and atrocities being committed by the regime of Syrian P

College Station, Texas Cancels ICLEI / Agenda 21 Membership

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-06
February 29, 2012: A little over a month ago the City Manager’s Office determined that it was best for us to not renew our membership with ICLEI when that membership came due later this spring. As of today, I have sent a letter notifying ICLEI that the

U.S. Wins First First Victory in Anonymous's War on America

Big Government 2012-03-06
(Reuters) - Six suspected leaders of the international hacking organization known as Anonymous were charged by U.S. authorities of computer crimes, dealing a major blow to the loose-knit group that has wreaked havoc on the websites of government agencies

Leaked E-mails Suggest bin Laden Not Buried at Sea

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-06
According to the official version of events promulgated by the Obama administration, after U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden, his body was flown to Afghanistan for identification and then buried in the Arabian Sea about 12 hours after his death, supposed

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-06
--Patrick Henry-- "Will the oppressor let go the oppressed? Was there ever an instance? Can the annals of mankind exhibit one single example where rulers overcharged with power willingly let go the oppressed, though solicited and requested most ea

Carmen Trutanich vs. Occupy L.A.: A Case of Jury Nullification

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-06
The case against Steve Leaderman should have been easy to prove. Leaderman, 38, was one of the Occupy L.A. protesters who refused to leave City Hall Plaza after the LAPD ordered everyone to disperse on Nov. 30. Leaderman, a veteran of political demonstrat

The Chevrolet Volt Electric Car: GM and Obama’s Green-Energy Scam - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-06
The federal government’s Department of Auto Manufacturing arm, a.k.a. General Motors, surprised almost no one when it announced it would stop production of Barack Obama’s favorite green car, the Volt, for five weeks beginning March 19.  Considering t

15 Potentially Massive Threats To The U.S. Economy Over The Next 12 Months

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-06
We live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, and the potential for an event that could cause "sudden change" to the U.S. economy is greater than ever.  There are dozens of potentially massive threats that could easily push the U.S. econom

15 Potentially Massive Threats To The U.S. Economy Over The Next 12 Months

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-06
We live in a world that is becoming increasingly unstable, and the potential for an event that could cause "sudden change" to the U.S. economy is greater than ever.  There are dozens of potentially massive threats that could easily push the U.S. econom

James Q. Wilson (1931-2012) - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-06
There are undoubtedly many people who are alive today because of James Q. Wilson, who died last week. He was not a doctor or medical scientist, nor was he a fireman or coast guardsman who rescued people from immediate dangers. James Q. Wilson was a schola

Former IRS Agent & Tax Preparer Orders Hit on Former Clients

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-06
Fox News reports that a former IRS agent whose tax preparation business catered to a wealthy  clientele is accused of ordering at least two former customers killed as they  prepared to testify against him on fraud charges: Federal prosecutors say the ta

Breitbart Journalism Team Comes Together from Across America to Honor Publisher

Big Government 2012-03-06
Reporters and editors hand-picked by journalism icon Andrew Breitbart descended upon Los Angeles yesterday to attend his funeral service being held within the city.Breitbart, 43 died of natural causes on Thursday in a Brentwood shopping area after ha

Black Lawmakers Complain of Racially-Motivated Ethics Investigations

Big Government 2012-03-06
The Congressional Black Caucus believes the House Ethics Committee has singled out its black membership for ethics investigations. "We all feel threatened," Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) told The Atlantic. "If the only reason that you would suffer a compla

France Wants to Tax the Rich

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-06
The tax-the-rich left finally has the conclusive proof it has been seeking that it is absolutely, unequivocally the right thing to do for the United States to increase taxes on the rich: France is doing it. Charles Riley of CNNMoney says that “r

The Thank-You System

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-06
In an economic transaction, who should be the one saying thank you -- the buyer or the seller? Or in an employment relationship, who should be thanking the other -- the employer or the employee?...

My Lunch with Francis Ford Coppola

Gonzalo Lira 2012-03-06

Natural Rights vs. Legal Rights

Founders Revolution 2012-03-06

The Volt Sleeps With The Fishes

Founders Revolution 2012-03-06

Gold Update & Warren Buffett Headlines

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-06
Gold started strong in February with news that the eurozone would relent and start the printing presses to bail out Greece again, yet the yellow metal finished lower as Fed Chairman Bernanke threw investors off the scent of QE3. Many investors seem to be

The Forgotten Men: Special Guest Mike Church, and Fixing DC

Founders Revolution 2012-03-06
by The Forgotten Men On this weeks show the Forgotten Men welcome Mike Church from the Mike Church Show on SiriusXM as their guest in the second hour. But, you don't want to skip the first hour because not only does Brian Brawdy call in,

Peter Schiff: 3 Ways to Survive the Fed’s Destructive Policy

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-06
By:  Jeff Macke Source:  Yahoo! Finance

Biden Tells Latin American Leaders US Won’t End Drug War

The Freeman 2012-03-06
“Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. delivered a blunt message on Monday to leaders in Latin America who are contemplating opening the door to the legalization of illicit drugs: The United States will not budge in its opposition.” (New York Tim

Past-Due Student Loans Ignite Worry

The Freeman 2012-03-06
“Some experts have called the nation’s soaring college debt load a ‘ticking time bomb’ — a looming crisis threatening young adults, their families and the broader economy. A new report raises even more alarms: It’s likely that as m

On “Bourgeois Paternalism”

The Freeman 2012-03-06
When it emerges from freedom, a living community stands a better chance of thriving and sustaining itself.

Breitbart's Final Message to the Left

Star Parker 2012-03-05
If you think about it, Andrew Breitbart's untimely passing from this life, at the age of 43, might be seen as the ultimate message that this man of media could deliver. Bretibart famously used his media talent,...

Government Will Tax Forgiven Credit Card Debt

The Freeman 2012-03-05
“Billions of dollars in credit card debt that was charged off during the Great Recession— some of it decades old — is coming back to haunt borrowers in the form of unexpected tax bills. Debt that is canceled or forgiven is considered taxable inc

Hackers Elect Futurama’s Bender to the Washington DC School Board

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-05
Electronic voting has earned a pretty bad reputation for being insecure and completely unreliable. Well, get ready to add another entry to e-voting’s list of woes. One Bender Bending Rodríguez was elected to the 2010 school board in Washington DC.

Now THAT Is Cold – 19 Signs That America Is Becoming A Very Heartless Place

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-05
The economy is not the only thing that is wrong with America.  In order for a society to function smoothly, people need to be able to trust one another and be able to expect that most of their fellow citizens will behave in a somewhat civilized manner. 

Now THAT Is Cold – 19 Signs That America Is Becoming A Very Heartless Place

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-05
The economy is not the only thing that is wrong with America.  In order for a society to function smoothly, people need to be able to trust one another and be able to expect that most of their fellow citizens will behave in a somewhat civilized manner. 

Stand up to Anti-Catholic Bullies

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-05
The time is now. We need to stand up to anti-Catholic bullying. There has been a flare up of anti-Catholic hatred due to the controversy over the Obama contraception mandate. Some have even gone so far as to use bigoted terms to demean faithful Catholics.

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-05
--Samuel Adams-- "It is the greatest absurdity to suppose it in the power of one, or any number of men, at the entering into society, to renounce their essential natural rights, or the means of preserving those rights; when the grand end of civil

Is the Public Shaming of Taxpayers Legal?

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-05
In Taxes, Citizenship, and Shame Professor James Maule says he supports the public shaming of taxpayers the state has identified as scofflaws: The practice of publishing the names of tax scofflaws has become commonplace. For example, Pennsylvania has been

An Open Letter to Statists Everywhere

Founders Revolution 2012-03-05
Ever-Expanding Government Burdens Us All by Lawrence Reed                                &

Fed on Hiatus from Stimulus

The Freeman 2012-03-05
“The Federal Reserve is pausing after a six-month campaign to boost growth, while policy makers assess a puzzling economic outlook.” (Wall Street Journal) It should take an indefinite break. FEE Timely Classic “Financial Crises and the F

The Deal with Jack Hunter: Ron Paul brings sexy back

Founders Revolution 2012-03-05

America’s Selective Compassion with North Korea, Iran, Religion, and the Environment - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-05
One of the current questions in an endless barrage of moral dilemmas that politicians are constantly debating is whether we should send food to North Korea in exchange for its promise to shut down its nuclear program.  And it’s not particularly comfort

Don't Invade Portugal

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-05
We can only hope that President Obama doesn't order a military invasion of Portugal for refusing an extradition request by the U.S. government to extradite a convicted murderer to the United States....

U.S. Corporate Taxes: Freedom or Fascism? You Decide.

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-05

CIA Whistleblower: “Heart attack gun”

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-04
3 March 2012: We’ve long known that the CIA has numerous weapons at their disposal – and they use them. Now, consider what is at the disposal of government agents and assets in the context of the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act (NDA

Excessive Channel Stuffing Forces GM To Halt Chevy Volt Production, Fire 1,300

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-04
On Thursday, we were the first to expose GM’s latest strong car sales data as nothing more than the latest in a long series of accounting gimmicks known as ‘channel stuffing’ when excess inventory is offloaded to a vendor channel, in thi

Romney’s Upper Hand - by Larry Kudlow

BenSwann.com 2012-03-04
Mitt Romney snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in Michigan by unveiling a pro-growth, 20 percent tax-cut plan and by resetting his limited-government spending cuts and entitlement reforms. In other words, he delivered an economic-growth package. It

Romney Wins Washington State Caucuses Foreshadowing Victory on Super Tuesday

Big Government 2012-03-04
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Republican caucuses in Washington state, following his victories in Arizona, Wyoming and Michigan–a huge boost only days before Super Tuesday, the results of which will most likely determine the Repu

Obama Sets NDAA Detention Guidelines

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-04
…………. The media have portrayed these directives as a move by President Obama proving the strength and sincerity of his resolve to never deploy the military to detain American citizens without a trial. A closer look reveals that the

Obama Violates Medicare Law…Again

2012-03-04
When Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) put forth his budget plan in 2011, it included a provision to make Medicare sustainable into the future, but Democrats dishonestly pretended Ryan was setting out to destroy Medicare rather than save it. You may remember the Demo

Lew Rockwell, Tom Woods, Butler Shaffer – Cavemen?

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-04
Yep – all three of them have had great success on the primal (or ancestral health) diet, better known as a lifestyle. The primal lifestyle (a) rejects the government’s socialist-corporate-influenced food pyramid (b) questions the conventional wisdom o

We Need Higher Interest Rates To Clear Out The Mess

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-04

U.S. Corporate Taxes: Freedom or Fascism? You Decide.

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-04
Video Type:  Video Blog March 3, 2012

VIDEO: Liam Fox Issues a Warning to America

Big Government 2012-03-03
Britain’s Liam Fox has a warning for America: Fix the debt problem now or suffer the consequences of less power on the world stage. The former U.K. secretary of state for defense visited Heritage to explain why the America’s debt is a natio

From the Heart, from the Heartland, My Thoughts on Andrew Breitbart’s Passing

Big Government 2012-03-03
All of us at the MacIver Institute are shocked and saddened to hear of Andrew Breitbart’s passing and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends and colleagues. I first met Andrew during the Capitol Chaos in here in Madison last February.

Ron Paul: Republicans Pretend They Want Limited Government

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-03
Piers Morgan interviews Ron Paul and discusses a Ron Paul commercial revealing the other Republican candidates as the big-government hypocrites they really are. Piers asks Ron Paul if he would accept a position from Mitt Romney if (God forbid) Romney were

Stossel - s2012 | e104 - Thu, Feb 2, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-03
Stossel looks at what makes us happy.Add this to your queueAdded: Sat Mar 03 05:47:22 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Feb 02 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:11Rating: 4.1 / 5.0

The Federal Reserve Wants To Create Inflation

Peter Schiff Blog 2012-03-03
If you actually look at what the Fed is doing, they're doing QE3 (quantitative easing) whether they state it or not.If it admits that it's printing all this money, then the dollar is going to fall even faster, oil prices are going to rise faster. The Fe

March 2, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-03
Friday, March 2, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks fell Friday, although the major ind

RIP: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012)

Big Government 2012-03-03
With a terrible feeling of pain and loss we announce the passing of Andrew Breitbart. Andrew is at rest, yet the happy warrior lives on, in each of us.  Media inquiries: jpollak@breitbart.com

The Dark Side of the Payroll Tax Cut

Tom's Opinions and Information 2012-03-03

GOP Lawmaker Proposes Tax Breaks for Mustaches

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-02
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett has introduced the Stimulus To Allow Critical Hair Expenses Act — or STACHE Act — to give people with mustaches a $250 tax break each year.

Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Revolution hits the oil sector: pipeline under fire

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-02
For the first time in decades, the Eastern Saudi Arabian volatile situation has reached the vital oil sector. A pipeline between Awamiya and Safwa has been reportedly targeted, and is under fire; the Saudi government sources were quick to claim that the f

Hey, Remember When Newt Gingrich Was Sponsored By a Human Chip-Implant Company?

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-02
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once spoke at an Alzheimer’s conference sponsored by PositiveID (PSID), the human microchip implant company that came under fire for injecting 200 Alzheimer’s patients with wireless chips in Flor

Debunking the Washington DC Voodoo of Anti-Iran Propaganda

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-02
Gareth Porter an American historian, investigative journalist and policy analyst on U.S. foreign and military policy.joins Daily Paul Radio with Kurt Wallace for ‘Debunking the Washington DC Voodoo of Anti-Iran Propaganda’ to discuss the build up a

Yes, They DO Hate the Constitution!

Founders Revolution 2012-03-02
by Rick Montes                                        

Does Capitalism Have Morals?

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-02
Does Capitalism Have Morals?

Capitalism vs. Crony Capitalism

Stossel’s Currency Conundrum

Fox business: Stossel 2012-03-02
Stossel’s Currency Conundrum

Should America have multiple currencies

Judge Napolitano on the Birth-Control Mandate

Fox Business: Napolitano 2012-03-02
Judge Napolitano on the Birth-Control Mandate

Napolitano: I was furious when Obama issued these regulations

Mark Levin: Breitbart ‘Made a Difference’

Big Government 2012-03-02
From Mark Levin: As I think back on my friendship with Andrew, I realize how brief it was. I was not among his earliest friends. I was not among his closest friends. I don’t drink, so we never went out for drinks. I don’t go to many di

Obama’s Campaign Bully Brigade Rides Again - by Michelle Malkin

BenSwann.com 2012-03-02
They’re baaaaaaack. Barack Obama’s election-year goon squad kicked into high gear this week by kicking the president’s fiercest opponents in the teeth and targeting their pocketbooks. Returning to bully business as usual, the Obama campa

Facing Sanctions, Iran to Sideline Dollar by Using Gold in Trade

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-02
In the face of escalating sanctionsimposed by the European Union and the U.S. government, supposedly related to the Iranian nuclear program, officials in Iran announced that the nation would accept gold and currencies other than the dollar in internationa

Can the police spy on us?

Napolitano Fox Articles 2012-03-02
Can the police spy on us? Only if they have probable cause to believe criminal behavior is taking place and a search warrant signed by a judge.

Top 10 signs the United States, as we know it, is finished

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-02
People don’t know how much is too much regulation People don’t know how much is too much taxation People see business as the enemy, not government policies People voted in a far-left liberal over a Republican war hero in 2008. McCain is far fr

End Oil Favors, Obama Says

The Freeman 2012-03-02
“President Obama reiterated his call for Congress to repeal federal subsidies to the oil industry Thursday, escalating a political skirmish with Republicans over rising gasoline prices amid evidence that much of the public remains uncertain about wh

Oil Sanctions and the Pretence of Knowledge

The Freeman 2012-03-02
"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men/ Gang aft a-gley."

Is the Economy Really Beginning to Recover?

Big Government 2012-03-02
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to respond to a listener’s question about whether or not the economy is really in reco

R.I.P. Andrew Breitbart (1969 – 2012)

Big Government 2012-03-02
AB, you showed us how to fight. You will live on.

Unions get a free pass for violence?

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-02

The Deal with Jack Hunter: How Rick Santorum Hurts Social Conservatism

Founders Revolution 2012-03-02

What about the Debt Ceiling?

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-02
Let's not forget the big debate several months ago over whether the debt ceiling should be raised. It's important that we periodically revisit this issue before the new ceiling is reached in couple of years from now, at least to show the fraud that U.S.

The Energy Killers

2012-03-02
As I mentioned in my last post, Obama's Energy Secretary, Stephen Chu, longs for high gasoline prices. Here's what he said in 2008: “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe,” Chu said. Prices

Stossel - s2012 | e103 - Thu, Jan 26, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-02
Stossel's State of the UnionAdd this to your queueAdded: Fri Mar 02 00:43:16 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Jan 26 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:13

Gasoline Price Heads toward $4

The Freeman 2012-03-02
“Pump prices continued to march toward $4 a gallon Thursday, as signs of a stronger U.S. economy helped push benchmark oil past $108 per barrel.” (Christian Science Monitor) And the peak driving season is still to come. FEE Timely Classic R

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-02

Plunder

Founders Revolution 2012-03-02
by Brent Lawler "The right of property is the guardian of every other right, and to deprive the people of this, is in fact to deprive them of their liberty."   ~ Arthur Lee Plunder is not a word that you hear very often anymo

Under the control of the State

Political Class Dismissed 2012-03-02
From Catholic World Report: But what is behind all of this current turmoil is the demise of religious freedom itself. The tradition of religious freedom as classically understood is no longer accepted as limiting the state. The state now argues that its c

Greece May Default on Governments

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
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Bundesbank Head Warns ECB

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! Finance Link: 

Geithner Shows Own ‘Amnesia’ Over Bank Crisis: Bove

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

Taxpayers Paying $194.4M to Defend Fannie and Freddie

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Fox Business Link: 

Big Bank Weighs Fee Revamp

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link: 

Banks Park $1 Trillion of Cheap Money Back at ECB

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http:/

California Cities Hit the Wall

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link: 

Where the Jobs Are, the Training May Not Be

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-02
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link: 

Judicial Watch Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging Constitutionality of Obamacare

Big Government 2012-03-01
On February 13, 2012, Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief with the High Court challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare, specifically the “individual mandate.” The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for the Obamacare case on Mar

Ron Paul campaign claims ‘irregularities’ with delegate appointments

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-01
The Ron Paul campaign, suspicious of the Republican establishment, has accused top Washington GOP officials of “shenanigans” in delegate appointments ahead of Saturday’s caucuses. The accusation was flatly denied by GOP leaders, who su

Why Is the Economy Growing So Slowly? Q&A with AEI’s James Pethokoukis

Big Government 2012-03-01
“Considering that we had this big Tea Party movement in 2010, there has been very little talk about actually cutting spending,” says American Enterprise Institute’s James Pethokoukis, “except that Mitt Romney doesn’t want a l

FDA Cigarette Labels Knocked Down

The Freeman 2012-03-01
“A federal judge on Wednesday declared unconstitutional a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies prominently display graphic warning labels on cigarette packages. Judge Richard J. Leon of the United States District Court in

Stossel - s2012 | e102 - Thu, Jan 19, 2012

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2012-03-01
Stossel's 'War Over War'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Mar 01 21:51:19 UTC 2012Air date: Thu Jan 19 00:00:00 UTC 2012Duration: 41:14

10.7 Percent: Unemployment In Europe Is Worse Than It Was At The Peak Of The Last Recession

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-01
The unemployment rate in the eurozone is now 10.7 percent.  That is the highest the unemployment rate has been since the introduction of the euro.  The unemployment rate in the eurozone never got any higher than 10.2 percent during the last recession. 

10.7 Percent: Unemployment In Europe Is Worse Than It Was At The Peak Of The Last Recession

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-01
The unemployment rate in the eurozone is now 10.7 percent.  That is the highest the unemployment rate has been since the introduction of the euro.  The unemployment rate in the eurozone never got any higher than 10.2 percent during the last recession. 

What If His Name Was Bush ?

2012-03-01
I don't understand why people support President Obama, unless it's out of some sense of misguided tribal loyalty. By any objective measure, Obama has done a terrible job as President, but for some reason, liberals and Democrats want to re-elect

Wyoming Advances “Doomsday” Bill for Potential U.S. Collapse

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-01
Lawmakers in the Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday for the second time to explore how the state might respond to a possible “doomsday” scenario such as the economic or political collapse of America. Some of the potential respo

Stossel Dollars?

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-01
Our government prints lots of money. It's one way to cover deficit spending. Of course, that means that over time, dollars lose value. What if I could print my own dollars to compete with government? Maybe they'd look like this: But I can't compe

We Want to do Nothing You Say?

The Freeman 2012-03-01
Recently New York University economist and FEE summer seminar faculty, Claudia Williamson, gave a talk to the George Mason University Economics Society, cosponsored with the Future Freedom Foundation, on “The Trouble with Aid.” Williamson’s answer w

Thursday Open Thread: Confederation Edition

Big Government 2012-03-01
Today, 1781, the Continental Congress ratified the Articles of Confederation. It would eventually be replaced by the U.S. Constitution.

Advanced Biofuels: Bite the Bullet and Finish the Job

Big Government 2012-03-01
Say you take the car to the transmission shop, and the man says the CV joint needs to be replaced. Then he discovers the timing chain also is about to go. What do you do? It would feel good to say, “You said the CV joint was broken. Fix that, and I’m

Spies in New Brunswick - by Judge Andrew Napolitano

BenSwann.com 2012-03-01
On June 2, 2009, a janitor in an office building in New Brunswick, N.J., noticed what he thought was terrorist-related literature and sophisticated surveillance equipment in an office he had been assigned to clean. He told his boss, who called the local p

‘Super Tuesday’ - by Thomas Sowell

BenSwann.com 2012-03-01
Many people are looking to the many primary elections on March 6th — “Super Tuesday” — to clarify where this year’s Republican nomination campaign is headed. It may clarify far more than that, including the future of this nation and

Inflation Is A Tax And The Federal Reserve Is Taxing The Living Daylights Out Of Us

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-01
Ronald Reagan once famously declared that inflation is a tax, but sadly most Americans did not really grasp what he was talking about.  If the American people truly understood what inflation was doing to them, they would be screaming bloody murder about

Inflation Is A Tax And The Federal Reserve Is Taxing The Living Daylights Out Of Us

The Economic Collapse 2012-03-01
Ronald Reagan once famously declared that inflation is a tax, but sadly most Americans did not really grasp what he was talking about.  If the American people truly understood what inflation was doing to them, they would be screaming bloody murder about

Libertarianism: A Presuppositional Approach

Founders Revolution 2012-03-01
 by Bojidar Marinov In my libertarian activities in Bulgaria I often had to confront questions by secular libertarians about the connection between Christianity and libertarianism. My reply was that one can not be a libertarian without the t

Increased Audit Risk Accompanies Schedule C Filings

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-01
Joe Kristan reminds us once again of why you should not use the sole proprietor form of business: A scary headline:  “Freelance? An IRS audit may be in your future.” A Tax Court case yesterday shows why a Schedule C on your return might inter

Evil Bankers (Tonight at 9PM on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2012-03-01
That's the title of tonight's show. Ok, most bankers aren't evil. Except the ones who who took on too much risk, assuming housing prices would only rise -- then lost billions of dollars and were saved by a taxpayer-funded bailout. They are evil. Ma

Transplant Denied: How Medical Marijuana Policy Kills Patients

Big Government 2012-03-01
Norman Smith seemed to be making progress in his liver cancer recovery at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, Calif. He had some of the best doctors in the world, he was on a transplant list and he had completed a successful clinical trial that had h

Holder loses cool during House hearing when asked about Fast and Furious

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-01
A visibly frustrated Attorney General Eric Holderslammed the table when responding to a question about Operation Fast and Furious during a Tuesday budget hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agenci

Rest in Peace, Andrew Breitbart - by Robert Ringer

BenSwann.com 2012-03-01
Like everyone else, I was stunned by the sudden passing of Andrew Breitbart.  His impact on the political world in such a short period of time was nothing short of amazing. But it’s not his political side that I’m thinking about right now.  What fas

What Do Democrats Have Against Guns and Gun Rights?

Big Government 2012-03-01
When news broke that Democrat legislators in Iowa had stormed out in protest over pro-Second Amendment bills which Republicans in the Republican-controlled legislature had brought up for  a vote, I wasn’t too surprised. After all, since when do Democra

Everybody is a criminal! Imprison and fine us all!

Freedom Lover Nation 2012-03-01
Extremely dangerous criminallineup! Everybody is a criminal! John Stossel does another excellent program highlighting the insanity of excessive laws and regulations in the US. When everything is illegal, everyone is a criminal! Kind of makes you lose resp

Suppressing Insurgencies in Syria and Afghanistan

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2012-03-01
It's quite amusing to see President Obama, Secretary of State Clinton, and other U.S. officials exclaiming against the brutality of the dictatorship in Syria. One reason, of course, is that the U.S. government partnered with the Syrian dictatorship preci

Obama’s Double Standard on Reporting Government Abuses

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-01
……………..Van Buren documents other ways in which the Obama administration has lashed out at whistleblowers: In Kiriakou’s case, the CIA found an excuse to fire his wife, also employed by the Agency, while she was on maternity

70% of Likely Voters Favor Reduced Tax Rates on Rich

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2012-03-01
From Paul Caron: The Hill, Hill Poll: Likely Voters Prefer Lower Individual, Business Tax Rates: Three-quarters of likely voters believe the nation’s top earners should pay lower, not higher, tax rates, according to a new poll for The Hill. The big ma

We Had To

The Freeman 2012-03-01
The language of “had to” may be nothing more than rhetorical cover for a self-interested power grab.

Kevin Gutzman - Why Santorum Is Worst Choice For GOP - Mike Church Show Audio & Transcript

Founders Revolution 2012-03-01
by Mike Church                          

Bernanke Says Low Interest Rates to Continue

The Freeman 2012-03-01
“Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said elevated unemployment and subdued inflation mean interest rates are likely to stay low, without offering any sign that the economy needs an additional monetary boost.” (Bloomberg News) Artificiall

Governor Luis Fortuño Predicts Puerto Rico Will Become 51st State

Big Government 2012-03-01
This November, voters in Puerto Rico will have another opportunity to vote on becoming our 51st state. In an exclusive interview with The Heritage Foundation, Governor Luis Fortuño said the time is right. “We are already intertwined into the nation

Quote of the Day.

Founders Revolution 2012-03-01

Yet Another Mandate

Founders Revolution 2012-03-01

February 29, 2012

Euro Pacific Capital 2012-03-01
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks fell Wednesday as a tired ma

NDAA Nullification Passes Virginia Senate by a Veto-Proof 39-1 Vote

Liberty Pulse 2012-03-01
Today, the Virginia Senate took a firm stand in support of liberty, the Constitution for the United States, and the Constitution of Virginia by voting in favor of House Bill 1160 (HB1160), the “NDAA Nullification Act.” The final vote was 39-1. After a