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Unfortunately, no single news source tells the whole truth, so I have been forced to use articles from libertarian and leftist sources to get to the truth. I urge readers to go through the articles, read them for yourselves and come to your own conclusions. I am presenting stuff you can’t get in mainstream news here at my blog. To open links to another page, R-click on the link to open.


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  • Guaido’s Last Ride
    Remember Juan Guaido? Just a year ago the Venezuelan politician, unknown even in his own country, was tapped by the US government to lead a coup against the elected government of Nicolas Maduro. In a phone call with no less than Vice President Mike Pence himself, Guaido was told that if he declared himself president the US […]Guaido’s Last Ride was first posted on January 20, 2020 at 12:25 pm.
  • Virginia Second Amendment Advocates Beware!
    The Virginia senate has passed three gun bills that are now being sent to the house for consideration that would see it become one of the most restrictive states in America when it comes to firearms ownership. A reading of the laws would put Virginia close to New Jersey from a legal standpoint when it comes to […]Virginia Second Amendment Advocates Beware! was first posted on January 20, 2020 at 8:12 am.
  • Anonymity Is No Longer Optional
    Mechanic: Lemme tell you what you want. You wanna come and go like the wind. Invincible, invulnerable, invisible. Customer: And I want it Thursday at nine. ~ Running Scared, film, 1986  You want to be free. You want to have your property safe from thieves. You want your communications safe from spies. You want your […]Anonymity Is No Longer Optional was first posted on January 20, 2020 at 7:00 am.
  • Two replies to shut down the “healthcare and housing are human rights” argument
    There is no shortage of politicians and other armchair philosophers insisting that things like healthcare and housing are “human rights.” Anyone watching the Democratic presidential debates, or having spent five minutes on social media, has no doubt heard this refrain countless times. The claim, of course, is a veiled way to promote greater government involvement […]Two replies to shut down the “healthcare and housing are human rights” argument was first posted on January 20, 2020 at 6:00 am.
  • Healthcare Sharing Ministries Are a Godsend to More than a Million Patients
    This may come as a surprise to many bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., but not all Americans want the same exact healthcare plan. In the wake of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), a growing tide of (mainly religious) Americans have turned to Healthcare Sharing Ministries (HCSM) as a form of quasi-insurance to protect them against ailments and […]Healthcare Sharing Ministries Are a Godsend to More than a Million Patients was first posted on January 17, 2020 at 12:46 pm.
  • The Bank of England’s Governor Fears a Liquidity Trap
    The global economy is heading towards a “liquidity trap” that could undermine central banks’ efforts to avoid a future recession according to Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. In a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times (January 8, 2020), the outgoing governor warned that central banks were running out of ammunition to combat a downturn: […]The Bank of England’s Governor Fears a Liquidity Trap was first posted on January 17, 2020 at 7:03 am.
  • TGIF: Warmonger Cotton Accuses Antiwar Think Tank of Anti-Semitism
    If you wonder what the post-Trump Republican Party will look like, take a glimpse at Tom Cotton, one of the US senators from Arkansas (where I live). Cotton has waged a relentless campaign for war against Iran and has supported every horror produced by the US foreign-policy establishment for the last 20 years. He makes […]TGIF: Warmonger Cotton Accuses Antiwar Think Tank of Anti-Semitism was first posted on January 17, 2020 at 12:00 am.
  • VA Declares State of Emergency to Stop ‘Serious Threats of Armed Militias Storming Capitol’
    Richmond, VA — Since last month, tensions have been escalating in Virginia as lawmakers prepared a slew of gun laws that would have drastically changed the landscape of the state’s view on the Second Amendment. Protests have erupted, police officers have parted ways with the state government promising not to enforce gun bans, and on […]VA Declares State of Emergency to Stop ‘Serious Threats of Armed Militias Storming Capitol’ was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 7:31 pm.
  • Who Rigs Every Oscar Night? – Freedom Philosophy
    Ricky Gervais dropped his bombshell comedy act on Hollywood’s elite at the Golden Globes, and it’s raising some interesting questions. Should Hollywood stars be opining on their particular platforms? This isn’t a comment on the politics of free speech. Clearly, they have the political right to do as they please, provided that the private property […]Who Rigs Every Oscar Night? – Freedom Philosophy was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 12:42 pm.
  • Institute for Justice Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hold Government Officials Accountable For Destroying Idaho Home with Grenades
    If you tell police they can go into your home, does that mean they can also legally stand outside and pepper it with shotgun-fired tear gas grenades—destroying everything inside? That is the question asked by a petition to the Supreme Court of the United States filed today by the Institute for Justice (IJ) on behalf of Idaho […]Institute for Justice Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hold Government Officials Accountable For Destroying Idaho Home with Grenades was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 12:38 pm.
  • Iraq PM Backs Off Expelling US Troops
    Trump’s threats on Iraq seem to have delayed troop ouster After repeated threats from President Trump to sanction Iraq, to seize its primary bank account, and cut all military aid, Iraqi PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi has backed away from calls to expel US troops from Iraq. Iraq’s parliament voted 170-0 earlier this month on the ouster, […]Iraq PM Backs Off Expelling US Troops was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 12:31 pm.
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter, Outsider Looking In
    Seventy years ago, on January 8, 1950, one of the most famous economists of the 20th century passed away at the age of 66, Joseph A. Schumpeter. During and after his lifetime, he has been identified with two related ideas, the notion of the innovative entrepreneur and the imagery of the competitive market as a process […]Joseph A. Schumpeter, Outsider Looking In was first posted on January 16, 2020 at 7:27 am.
  • Ike’s Military-Industrial Complex, Six Decades Later
    As Eisenhower predicted, there is no balance left, as U.S. policy is reduced to who we threaten, bomb, or occupy next. January 17 marks the 59th anniversary of President Dwight Eisenhower’s farewell speech to the nation. After eight years in the White House, just three days before John F. Kennedy would be sworn in as […]Ike’s Military-Industrial Complex, Six Decades Later was first posted on January 15, 2020 at 12:10 pm.
  • Trump Administration Runs Obamaesque Budget Deficit Over $1 Trillion in 2019
    The Trump administration ran an Obamaesque budget deficit of over $1 trillion in the 2019 calendar year. It was the first budget deficit over $1 trillion in any calendar year since 2012. The budget shortfall from January through December totaled $1.02 trillion, according to the latest report issued by the Treasury Department. That was a 17.1 […]Trump Administration Runs Obamaesque Budget Deficit Over $1 Trillion in 2019 was first posted on January 15, 2020 at 7:09 am.
  • Church Support for War Created Social Justice Rage
    “’Saul, why do you persecute me?’ (Acts 22.7). This is the fundamental question. Christian conversion is our discovery that we are persecutors without knowing it. All participation in the scapegoat phenomenon is the same sin of the persecution of Christ. And all human beings commit this sin.” – Rene Girard, Evolution and Conversion (142) We […]Church Support for War Created Social Justice Rage was first posted on January 14, 2020 at 12:42 pm.
  • Subprime Loans Will Be Back with a Vengeance in 2020
    One of the lasting legacies of the economic collapse a decade ago is subprime. After lying dormant for several years in the aftermath of the Great Recession, the subprime market has returned with a vengeance. Everything is subprime nowadays, as banks, finance companies, and unconventional lenders are less averse to risk and are willing to extend credit […]Subprime Loans Will Be Back with a Vengeance in 2020 was first posted on January 14, 2020 at 7:25 am.
  • The Constitution, War Powers, Congress, and the American Military: A Study of Betrayal
    Any conversation about American liberty should begin and end with the false notion that the United States Constitution was written for the purpose of protecting that liberty. The opposite of course is true. This was a document in the form of a contract written by powerful men in secret, in the dark of night, and […]The Constitution, War Powers, Congress, and the American Military: A Study of Betrayal was first posted on January 14, 2020 at 7:18 am.
  • US to Iraq: ‘Vote All You Want, We’re Not Leaving!’
    President Trump’s decision earlier this month to assassinate Iran’s top military general on Iraqi soil – over the objection of the Iraqi government – has damaged the US relationship with its “ally” Iraq and set the region on the brink of war. Iran’s measured response – a few missiles fired on an Iraqi base after […]US to Iraq: ‘Vote All You Want, We’re Not Leaving!’ was first posted on January 13, 2020 at 12:23 pm.
  • Taxes Don’t Fund Government: So What’s Next?
    With the U.S national debt currently sitting a little above 23 trillion, there is still a lot of debate about how we got here and whether or not this accumulation is sustainable. Most people in Congress responsible for the matter see it as a problem, stating that “we don’t have the money to pay back […]Taxes Don’t Fund Government: So What’s Next? was first posted on January 13, 2020 at 6:00 am.
  • The Unprofession of Arms in the US Military
    Over the last few days, the United States and Iran came dangerously close to going to war. Thankfully, both sides backed down. The event which precipitated this latest crisis was the decision by the Trump Administration to unilaterally and illegally assassinate Iranian general and IRGC commander Qassem Soleimani. In a stunning and historically meaningful event, […]The Unprofession of Arms in the US Military was first posted on January 13, 2020 at 12:01 am.
  • TGIF: Trump’s Escalation Imperils Innocents
    While an eerie, surreal calm has fallen over US-Iranian relations, I wouldn’t assume we’re out of the woods yet. Trump had no reason to be confident that Iran’s response to his most recent escalation of violence would be little more than symbolic. Although he’s accepted that response more or less passively for now, with Trump, […]TGIF: Trump’s Escalation Imperils Innocents was first posted on January 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm.
  • Conservatives Are Increasingly Wrong about Free Markets
    Capitalism creates poverty. Capitalism has stolen our future. Capitalism ravages the planet. Capitalism oppresses us. Capitalism needs to be controlled by government or it will throw most of us into poverty and misery and enrich only the well-placed few. These are not missives from The Nation or the Daily Worker, although no doubt the writers from those publications […]Conservatives Are Increasingly Wrong about Free Markets was first posted on January 10, 2020 at 12:18 pm.
  • Where were all the Constitution’s defenders when the feds raised the smoking age?
    On December 20, President Trump signed legislation purporting to impose a single national age of 21 for selling tobacco products. Obviously, the measure reduces the freedom of millions of Americans who are legally adults in almost every other respect—including (correctly or not) the right to vote. Moreover, setting minimum consumption ages is not a power […]Where were all the Constitution’s defenders when the feds raised the smoking age? was first posted on January 10, 2020 at 12:13 pm.
  • Come Home, America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Wars-Without-End
    “Let us resolve that never again will we send the precious young blood of this country to die trying to prop up a corrupt military dictatorship abroad. This is also the time to turn away from excessive preoccupation overseas to the rebuilding of our own nation. America must be restored to a proper role in […]Come Home, America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Wars-Without-End was first posted on January 10, 2020 at 6:41 am.
  • Atlanta Police Make Monumental Move, Disband Entire Drug Unit to Focus on Actual Crime
    Atlanta, GA — In one of the most revolutionary moves we’ve reported on to date, the Atlanta Police Department announced this week that they are disbanding their narcotics unit so they can fight actual violent crime. This move is both revolutionary and heartening and is another nail in the war on drugs’ coffin. According to […]Atlanta Police Make Monumental Move, Disband Entire Drug Unit to Focus on Actual Crime was first posted on January 9, 2020 at 12:39 pm.
  • Two Sets of 100 yr Periods in American History — Each Guided by Completely Opposite Ideas
    The great Austrian economist Ludwig Von Mises wrote: “History is a struggle between two principles, the peaceful principle, which advances the development of trade, and the militarist-imperialist principle, which interprets human society not as a friendly division of labour but as the forcible repression of some of its members by others.” America was founded on […]Two Sets of 100 yr Periods in American History — Each Guided by Completely Opposite Ideas was first posted on January 9, 2020 at 12:36 pm.
  • Maximum Failure: Trump’s Convulsive North Korea Strategy Can’t Bring Kim to the Table
    Through a combination of myopic diplomacy and disastrous personnel picks, President Donald Trump has wasted a chance to fundamentally remake US relations with North Korea, throwing away a “Nixon goes to China” moment in exchange for a confused “maximum pressure” campaign that’s delivered the same failures of previous administrations. Having missed Pyongyang’s year-end deadline to […]Maximum Failure: Trump’s Convulsive North Korea Strategy Can’t Bring Kim to the Table was first posted on January 9, 2020 at 7:26 am.
  • Florida Points the Way Toward Increasing Competition Among Its Healthcare Providers
    Repealing certificate-of-need (CON) laws can stimulate more healthcare supply and access Did you know that in many states, healthcare providers need to obtain government permission before rolling out new services or technologies? It sounds nonsensical, but these requirements, known as certificate-of-need (CON) regulations, exist in roughly two-thirds of the nation’s states. What’s more, CONs end […]Florida Points the Way Toward Increasing Competition Among Its Healthcare Providers was first posted on January 8, 2020 at 7:49 pm.
  • ‘Jesus, Do We Have To Explain Why We Do These Things?’
    “They are working for us, no?”   If anyone out there has any doubt of Washington’s arrogance—and the particular mendacity of the Trump administration in the wake of the drone attacks in Iraq that killed Iranian Quds force commander Qassem Soleimani— take a minute to read through Friday’s State Department briefing to reporters, here. My […]‘Jesus, Do We Have To Explain Why We Do These Things?’ was first posted on January 8, 2020 at 5:38 pm.
  • Trump’s Assassination Disaster
    Is Trump yet ruing the day he lent his ear to the siren songs of the Iran-obsessed neocons? One can almost imagine the president, sitting in the makeshift situation room at Mar-a-Lago just a few days ago surrounded by the likes of Sen. Lindsey Graham, Mike Pompeo, Mike Pence, Defense Secretary Esper, and his Pentagon […]Trump’s Assassination Disaster was first posted on January 8, 2020 at 12:43 pm.
  • Iran Gave Advance Notice of Missile Attacks on US
    Iranian FM emphasizes strikes were proportionate self-defense US officials have confirmed that they were given advance notice Tuesday night before Iranian missile strikes against bases hosting US troops, part of what is seen as a concerted efforts to avoid casualties. Iranian FM Javad Zarif said the advance notice was provided to the Iraqi government, citing respect for Iraqi sovereignty. […]Iran Gave Advance Notice of Missile Attacks on US was first posted on January 8, 2020 at 7:31 am.
  • Idaho Republican Party Passes Antiwar Resolutions
    Idaho GOP pressures Sen. Risch: Bring our troops home, expose Afghan war corruption, follow Constitution Bring Our Troops Home Posted onJanuary 6, 2020 BOISE — Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and arguably the most influential foreign policy voice in Congress, Saturday returned home to Idaho, only to find himself under […]Idaho Republican Party Passes Antiwar Resolutions was first posted on January 7, 2020 at 12:45 pm.
  • Australia and New Zealand Show the True Nature of Social Security
    Writing at the Christian Post in “Will Social Security Go Broke?” Christian financial advisor Chuck Bentley recently answered a question about Social Security from a “Worried Millennial”: I’m a recent college graduate with my first “real” job. With that comes paying into the Social Security System. My concern is whether or not there will be funds for […]Australia and New Zealand Show the True Nature of Social Security was first posted on January 7, 2020 at 12:36 pm.
  • An Introduction to Virginia 2nd Amendment “Sanctuaries”
    Over 90 percent of Virginia’s counties have claimed “2nd Amendment Sanctuary” status since the Nov. 5 election that gave Democrats control of Richmond for the first time in decades. But their rhetoric doesn’t match reality. The resolutions are symbolic and have no legal force. The wave of sanctuary resolutions comes in response to state lawmakers, […]An Introduction to Virginia 2nd Amendment “Sanctuaries” was first posted on January 7, 2020 at 7:18 am.
  • Iraq War IV?
    The U.S.A. has been bombing Iraq for 29 years. And it looks like it’s not over yet: Iraq War I: January—February 1991 (aka The Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, liberation of Kuwait) Iraq War I 1/2: February 1991—March 2003 (The rest of Bush I, Bill Clinton years, economic blockade and no-fly zone bombings) Iraq War […]Iraq War IV? was first posted on January 6, 2020 at 7:00 am.
  • The Libertarian Case Against Immigration Controls
    Libertarians have long held the view that free trade is an absolute net benefit. There is no economic model demonstrating that barriers to trade increase aggregate wealth. Free trade as a net benefit is actually one of the few areas where economists of every school of thought – from Austrians to Keynesians to Behaviorists to […]The Libertarian Case Against Immigration Controls was first posted on January 6, 2020 at 6:00 am.
  • The Future Of Civilization Depends On Libertarian Morality
    The header image for this article comes from a mural featured at the library of the University of Oregon.  It is set to be replaced because of an accusation of being ‘racist’.  The incident is a reminder that our intellectual heritage as members of the ‘American race’ is no longer relevant to American intellectuals.  Something […]The Future Of Civilization Depends On Libertarian Morality was first posted on January 6, 2020 at 1:11 am.
  • Why is Housing So Expensive?
    Something that VIA frequently gets requests for is help with rent payments. Why is it difficult for so many people to afford housing? The standard answer is that it’s those lazy landlords, sitting on piles of money and smoking cigars, who are to blame. This seems to make sense at first glance—after all, aren’t the […]Why is Housing So Expensive? was first posted on January 5, 2020 at 12:15 pm.
  • California’s Increasing Weed Taxes are Fueling Crime, Destroying Environment, and Killing Jobs
    California — It’s been two years since California began licensing businesses to sell legal marijuana. Unfortunately, however, the legal scene is far outmatched by the black market and the state government is 100% responsible. Instead of reacting to the negative effects of state involvement in the cannabis market, the government of California has doubled down […]California’s Increasing Weed Taxes are Fueling Crime, Destroying Environment, and Killing Jobs was first posted on January 5, 2020 at 12:09 pm.
  • Money, Expectations, and Economic Growth
    In various writings, Milton Friedman argued that there is a variable lag between changes in money supply and its effect on real output and prices. Friedman held that in the short run changes in money supply will be followed by changes in real output. However, in the long run changes in money will only have […]Money, Expectations, and Economic Growth was first posted on January 5, 2020 at 6:58 am.
  • US to Send 3,500 More Troops After Killing Top Iranian General
    On Thursday night, a US drone carried out an airstrike against the Baghdad International Airport, killing seven people, including top Iraqi officials and Iran’s top Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The Pentagon confirmed that the attack was carried out on orders of President Trump. Iran is threatening a “harsh retaliation” after the attack, and the US intends to deploy another […]US to Send 3,500 More Troops After Killing Top Iranian General was first posted on January 4, 2020 at 4:08 pm.
  • Nullify Government Tyranny: In 2020, Harness the Power of Your Discontent
    Twenty years into the 21st century, and what do we have to show for it? Government corruption, tyranny and abuse have propelled us at warp speed towards a full-blown police state in which egregious surveillance, roadside strip searches, police shootings of unarmed citizens, censorship, retaliatory arrests, the criminalization of lawful activities, warmongering, indefinite detentions, SWAT team […]Nullify Government Tyranny: In 2020, Harness the Power of Your Discontent was first posted on January 3, 2020 at 12:10 pm.
  • US Attacks Baghdad Airport, Killing Top Iranian General
    On the outskirts of the Baghdad International Airport, a US drone attacked a delegation including the top figure in Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), killing him as well as several others, including Iran’s Quds Forces commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The White House confirmed President Trump ordered the attack, and emphasized that they considered Soleimani a “terrorist.” Details are […]US Attacks Baghdad Airport, Killing Top Iranian General was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 8:26 pm.
  • The Reductio ad Absurdum of Diversity
    Pasted several paragraphs below is a letter to the Wall Street Journal from the chancellor of the University of California at Davis and the vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion. The letter reveals what they believe is the mission of a university and what their real agenda is regarding diversity.  No doubt, such thinking is […]The Reductio ad Absurdum of Diversity was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 5:32 pm.
  • Should Racists Get Health Care?
    Political correctness recently took a dangerous turn in the United Kingdom when the North Bristol National Health Service Trust announced that hospital patients who use offensive, racist, or sexist language will cease receiving medical care as soon as it is safe to end their treatment. The condition that treatment will not be withdrawn until doing […]Should Racists Get Health Care? was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 12:19 pm.
  • Big Spender Trump Is Drowning in His Swamp
    First it was the generals who took control over U.S. foreign policy, preventing President Trump from bringing the troops home from the Middle East and Afghanistan, as he said he was going to do. And now, it’s the federal bureaucracy that has absorbed Trump. According to the Washington Post, Trump has just “signed off on 12 weeks […]Big Spender Trump Is Drowning in His Swamp was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 12:14 pm.
  • Vietnam! Vietnam!
    “People ask me who my heroes are. I have only one – Adolf Hitler.” – General Ky, prime minister of South Vietnam. Written by Felix Greene and published in 1966, this is a explicit and graphic photo heavy book that makes a strong antiwar case. Though it was available early in the United States expedition […]Vietnam! Vietnam! was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 6:52 am.
  • Back to Iraq: US Prepares Mini-Surge Into Region
    The US went into this past week with about 5,000 ground troops in Iraq, and with Pentagon officials suggesting that deployment is more or less permanent. It was meant to be one of those lazy, open-ended overseas deployments, nominally to bring stability. Then on Friday an Iraqi base got hit with rockets, and on Sunday, […]Back to Iraq: US Prepares Mini-Surge Into Region was first posted on January 2, 2020 at 6:47 am.
  • This President Was Impeached for Being Insufficiently Pro-War
    Buried in the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment report, is some insight into how the foreign policy establishment is attempting to re-create a new Cold War with the Russian Federation. Much of the report is devoted to one of the primary charges against the president: that he allegedly obstructed Congress’s investigation. The first claim is largely asserted through […]This President Was Impeached for Being Insufficiently Pro-War was first posted on January 1, 2020 at 5:22 pm.
  • The IRS or The Libertarian Institute?
    Friends, We should be so lucky to somehow know that the government has only wasted all the money they’ve stolen from us over the years, rather than doing something horrible to someone with it. America’s completely insane and criminal income taxation system has one good loophole going for it: you can deduct donations to not-for-profit […]The IRS or The Libertarian Institute? was first posted on January 1, 2020 at 3:18 pm.
  • After Calling Out Obama for Starting War with Iran to Get Re-Elected, Trump Doing Same Thing
    Thousands of angry protesters stormed the US Embassy in Iraq this week after US airstrikes killed dozens of Iraqi militia men who were actually fighting terrorists. As they shouted “Down USA!” many of the protesters broke through the gate after hurling water bottles, setting fires and smashing security cameras outside the embassy. When news of […]After Calling Out Obama for Starting War with Iran to Get Re-Elected, Trump Doing Same Thing was first posted on January 1, 2020 at 3:14 pm.
  • Examples of Dedication to Freedom
    When Austrian economist Friedrich A. Hayek (1899–1992) wrote his famous book The Road to Serfdom (1944) in the midst of the Second World War, he mentioned in the preface that he had often been told by his socialist colleagues that he would, no doubt, hold an important position in a future planned society, if only he would […]Examples of Dedication to Freedom was first posted on January 1, 2020 at 3:06 pm.
  • “Rules of Origin” Show Why Trade Agreements Aren’t Free Trade
    Ludwig von Mises famously argued that people must choose between outright socialism and unfettered capitalism, because there is no coherent “middle ground” between the two. The allegedly reasonable compromise of a highly interventionist state — where the authorities retain nominal private property but issue edicts regulating how legal owners may use their property — is unstable. Mises argued that […]“Rules of Origin” Show Why Trade Agreements Aren’t Free Trade was first posted on December 31, 2019 at 12:08 pm.
  • Is Your State Destroying Your Money?
    Is your state destroying your money? Most states are, but several have taken action in the last few years to support sound money. You can find out how your state ranks in the 2019 Sound Money Index compiled and published by the Sound Money Defense League and Money Metals Exchange. The Sound Money Index is the first […]Is Your State Destroying Your Money? was first posted on December 31, 2019 at 7:10 am.
  • It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way
    This is all wrong. The entire war on terrorism, and every bit of the suffering, spending and lost liberty that has come with it, has been an unnecessary evil. At the time of the September 11, 2001 attack which got this new era of war started, the enemy in Afghanistan numbered only 400 men. Their […]It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way was first posted on December 30, 2019 at 12:38 pm.
  • Is China a Better Trading Partner for Latin America Than the US?
    Part of the economic debate in Latin America, particularly in Argentina after the elections, focuses on what type of financial and trade relationship is most convenient for the region, and several discussions consider the merit of strengthening relations with China instead of the United States The first thing we should understand is that it is […]Is China a Better Trading Partner for Latin America Than the US? was first posted on December 30, 2019 at 12:34 pm.
  • Why It’s Time to Ditch New Year’s Resolutions
    New Year’s resolutions don’t work. According to US News, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions don’t live to see the light of day by the second week of February. With just eight percent of resolution-makers actually following through, it’s clear that the odds are not in your favor if you choose to join the fad. Year […]Why It’s Time to Ditch New Year’s Resolutions was first posted on December 30, 2019 at 12:26 pm.
  • Bags, Germs and Stealing
    Denver is jumping on the plastic bag tax train, joining ranks with New York, California and several other Colorado jurisdictions, but will the bag tax be effective at changing habits or improving environmental conditions? Admittedly, there are far worse tyrannies to suffer than a plastic bag tax, but the subtleties underlying never-ending government expansion and […]Bags, Germs and Stealing was first posted on December 30, 2019 at 6:00 am.
  • The 2020s A Renewed Libertarian Movement
    Can you believe it? It’s been 20 years since the year 2000. 19 since George W. Bush decided to get the 21st Century off on the completely wrong foot, waging aggressive war in the name of liberty and self-government and discrediting both. But I have to admit, back then I thought things would be much […]The 2020s A Renewed Libertarian Movement was first posted on December 27, 2019 at 3:48 pm.
  • The Roots of Mass Incarceration
    From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Elizabeth Hinton (Harvard University Press, 2016), 449 pages. Before the war on the drugs there was the war on crime. In 1975 the police department of Washington, D.C., launched “Operation Sting” in partnership with the FBI and the […]The Roots of Mass Incarceration was first posted on December 27, 2019 at 12:01 pm.
  • As Americans Distracted by Impeachment, Congress Silently Killed Cannabis Reform—Despite Support
    In case you have been under a rock, Donald Trump is getting impeached. He is not getting impeached for invading countries on false pretenses, engineering coups to overthrow democratically elected governments in foreign countries, sending weapons to the largest state sponsor of terror in the world, or massively increasing the surveillance state—all of which is provable. He […]As Americans Distracted by Impeachment, Congress Silently Killed Cannabis Reform—Despite Support was first posted on December 27, 2019 at 11:52 am.
  • The 21st Century of War
    As the second decade of the 21st Century comes to a close, and the corporate press is doing everything in its vast power to keep people’s attention on impeachment, it is easy to overlook that the last 20 years should only be defined by one subject; war. Since shortly after the September 11th 2001 attacks, the United States […]The 21st Century of War was first posted on December 26, 2019 at 1:24 pm.
  • The Christmas Truce of 1914: Proof that Peace Is Possible
    As 1914 drew to a close, Europe had been at war for months. On the Western Front, opposing armies faced each other across a stalemated front line running from the North Sea to the Swiss border. On December 24, 100,000 soldiers from both sides of that line decided to create some peace on Earth. They […]The Christmas Truce of 1914: Proof that Peace Is Possible was first posted on December 25, 2019 at 8:23 am.
  • A Trend Worth Considering – The Price of Gold Since 1971
    As we approach the end of 2019, gold is on track for a healthy yearly gain. To date, the yellow metal is up over 16% on the year. It’s always interesting talking about gains in the price of gold because when you get down to it, it all depends on when you got into the market. If […]A Trend Worth Considering – The Price of Gold Since 1971 was first posted on December 23, 2019 at 10:41 am.
  • Chile Is in Danger of Becoming Just Another Crisis-Ridden Latin American Country
    Although we Latin Americans thought Chile was immune to populism, small protests have grown into the largest ones since the nation’s re-democratization in the 90s. Initially, the protestors were groups of students complaining about a raise in the Santiago subway fare — an increase of 3.75 percent or about five US cents (which could add up to […]Chile Is in Danger of Becoming Just Another Crisis-Ridden Latin American Country was first posted on December 23, 2019 at 10:35 am.
  • Plutocrats Laughing at the Plebes
    What do bigshot bankers at Goldman Sachs have in common with such celebrities as Leonardo DiCaprio, Paris Hilton, Jamie Foxx, Swiss Beatz, Busta Rhymes, Kate Upton, and Kanye West? They’re among America’s rich and famous, an elite group noted for hypocrisy, for contributing to the moral decay of American society, for causing the socialist backlash […]Plutocrats Laughing at the Plebes was first posted on December 22, 2019 at 1:13 pm.
  • While You Were Watching the Impeachment Circus
    Well, they did it! The House impeachment hearings were little more than political theater — a partisan fistfight with the majority party coming out the “winner.” In the process, it created the illusion of deep division and disagreement. Devoted Democrats and Republicans are both convinced that their team is fighting for their interests against a […]While You Were Watching the Impeachment Circus was first posted on December 21, 2019 at 4:45 pm.
  • The Christmas Truce of World War I
    For a tragically short time, the Spirit of the Prince of Peace drowned out the murderous demands of the State. n August 1914, Europe’s major powers threw themselves into war with gleeful abandon. Germany, a rising power with vast aspirations, plowed across Belgium, seeking to checkmate France quickly before Russia could mobilize, thereby averting the […]The Christmas Truce of World War I was first posted on December 21, 2019 at 8:21 am.
  • Opportunities for Cooperation With Russia
    On matters of global security, the most important relationship in the world is between the United States and Russia. Mutual respect and cooperation between them are necessary for de-escalating tensions in Eastern Europe, restoring equanimity to the Middle East, counterbalancing growing power in Asia, and instituting strategic arms control agreements on nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, these […]Opportunities for Cooperation With Russia was first posted on December 21, 2019 at 8:14 am.
  • The 10 Worst State Laws Proposed and Passed in 2019
    If you think silly and arbitrary bans are a thing of the past, think again. In April, Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, proposed banning the popular video game “Fortnite,” saying it was irresponsible to allow kids to play it. “The game shouldn’t be allowed,” said the former bad boy prince. “It’s created to addict. An […]The 10 Worst State Laws Proposed and Passed in 2019 was first posted on December 20, 2019 at 12:17 pm.
  • WATCH: Cops Frame Innocent Brothers for Cocaine, Try to Destroy Video—But it Survived
    New York, NY — To all those who make the bogus claim of “if you don’t do anything wrong, you have nothing to worry about,” consider the following case as even more evidence of how ridiculous that assertion is. Two innocent brothers were framed by NYPD cops who were caught on video destroying video evidence […]WATCH: Cops Frame Innocent Brothers for Cocaine, Try to Destroy Video—But it Survived was first posted on December 20, 2019 at 12:14 pm.
  • Paul Volcker: The Man Who Vanquished Gold
    The flood of obituaries that noted the passing of Paul Volcker (1927–2019) last week have almost all lauded his achievement as Fed chair (1979–1987) in reining in the double-digit inflation that ravaged the US economy during the 1970s. Volcker was referred to as the “former Fed chairman who fought inflation” (here);  “inflation tamer” and “a […]Paul Volcker: The Man Who Vanquished Gold was first posted on December 20, 2019 at 7:21 am.
  • The Federal Reserve is the Most Dangerous Enemy of the U.S. and its Economy
    “Banking was conceived in iniquity and was born in sin. The Bankers own the earth. Take it away from them, but leave them the power to create deposits, and with the flick of the pen they will create enough deposits to buy it back again. However, take it away from them, and all the great […]The Federal Reserve is the Most Dangerous Enemy of the U.S. and its Economy was first posted on December 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
  • The Great Ron Paul
    Looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer for a liberty-minded friend or relative? Or are you already thinking of how you’re going to spend that Amazon gift card you get every year from friends and family who know your second favorite thing to do (after helping C4L put the heat on anti-liberty politicians) is reading books […]The Great Ron Paul was first posted on December 19, 2019 at 12:48 pm.
  • The Great Sheldon Richman
    I am so proud that Sheldon Richman agreed to co-found The Libertarian Institute with me and Will Grigg back in 2016. He is one of the all time greatest and most productive libertarians, having written thousands and thousands of articles and written and edited more than a few books, including for homeschooling and gun rights, […]The Great Sheldon Richman was first posted on December 19, 2019 at 12:29 pm.
  • Good Economic Theory Focuses on Explanation, Not Prediction
    In order to establish the state of the economy, economists employ various theories. Yet what are the criteria for how they decide whether the theory employed is helpful in ascertaining the facts of reality? According to the popular way of thinking, our knowledge of the world of economics is elusive — it is not possible […]Good Economic Theory Focuses on Explanation, Not Prediction was first posted on December 19, 2019 at 12:22 pm.
  • Nightmares About Social Justice Phonies
    A recent nightmare is still vivid in my mind:  I dreamt that I had just begun a new job as a public relations executive for a big corporation and had gotten a note from the CEO that he wanted me to work with local government and nonprofit organizations to address the local homeless problem. Knowing that […]Nightmares About Social Justice Phonies was first posted on December 19, 2019 at 6:00 am.
  • Why America’s Founders Didn’t Want a Democracy
    In his book “Liberty in Peril,” Randall Holcombe challenges the presumption that liberty and democracy are complementary. When I took history and government in school, many critical issues were misrepresented, given short shrift, or even ignored entirely. And those lacunae undermined my ability to adequately understand many things. Randall Holcombe’s new book, Liberty in Peril: Democracy […]Why America’s Founders Didn’t Want a Democracy was first posted on December 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
  • New Jersey Assembly Passes Transparency Bill For Police Seizures
    The New Jersey Assembly unanimously passed a bill late Monday that would shine a light on “civil forfeiture,” which lets law enforcement seize property without ever charging the owner with a crime. In New Jersey, once property is forfeited, the government can then keep up to 100% of the proceeds, creating a perverse incentive to […]New Jersey Assembly Passes Transparency Bill For Police Seizures was first posted on December 18, 2019 at 12:05 pm.
  • US Lawmakers Keep Adding to $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal
    US lawmakers have agreed to tack on another $24.7 billion in spending to their $1.4 trillion compromise spending package for 2020, hoping this extra spending will be enough to pass the spending bills before a Friday deadline. Passing the compromise spending has been a struggle for months, with officials constantly agreeing on continuing resolutions for more time […]US Lawmakers Keep Adding to $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal was first posted on December 18, 2019 at 7:04 am.
  • How Excessive Federal Spending Sparked a Liquidity Crisis
    Since mid-September 2019, the U.S. Federal Reserve has been fighting to contain a liquidity crisis in the nation’s money markets that was caused in large part by excessive spending by the U.S. government. That surge in spending was prompted by “the worst budget deal in history” in late-July 2019, which forced the U.S. Treasury Department to begin borrowing massive […]How Excessive Federal Spending Sparked a Liquidity Crisis was first posted on December 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
  • WATCH: NYPD Attacks Innocent Mom, Rips Baby from Her Arms, Taxpayers Shell Out $625k
    New York, NY — Jazmine Headley and her one-year-old son waited in a Brooklyn public assistance office last year for two hours in an attempt to receive some aid. That aid would never come, however, as an appalling video shows, police would show up, rip Headley’s baby from her arms and then arrest the mother. Now, instead […]WATCH: NYPD Attacks Innocent Mom, Rips Baby from Her Arms, Taxpayers Shell Out $625k was first posted on December 17, 2019 at 2:29 pm.
  • How Government is Preventing a North Carolina Doctor from Providing Low-Cost Care to Patients
    A North Carolina doctor suing the state to overturn a law preventing him from providing affordable MRI scans to patients recently won a small victory in court. In late November, a Wake County Superior Court judge ruled that Dr. Gajendra Singh’s challenge of North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (CON) laws could proceed.  One of countless […]How Government is Preventing a North Carolina Doctor from Providing Low-Cost Care to Patients was first posted on December 17, 2019 at 2:15 pm.
  • Free Speech is Non-Negotiable
    Anyone trying to shut down free speech knows that their ideology is a lie so they must prevent you from exposing that fact. I have no problem listening to someone else’s opinion, especially if I know it’s dead wrong. Knowing that my ideology is moral and non-coercive helps immensely. Free speech has been under attack […]Free Speech is Non-Negotiable was first posted on December 17, 2019 at 8:45 am.
  • Afghanistan War – The Crime of the Century
    “We were devoid of a fundamental understanding of Afghanistan. We didn’t know what we were doing.” So said Gen. Douglas Lute, who oversaw the US war on Afghanistan under Presidents Bush and Obama. Eighteen years into the longest war in US history, we are finally finding out, thanks to thousands of pages of classified interviews […]Afghanistan War – The Crime of the Century was first posted on December 17, 2019 at 6:41 am.
  • Understanding Elizabeth Warren’s Radical Wealth Tax
    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has had a long-standing call for a 2% wealth tax on any individuals with a net worth exceeding $50 million, and a 3% tax on wealth exceeding $1 billion. Yet when pressed on how to pay for her “Medicare for All” plan, Warren upped the ante to a 6% wealth tax for those fortunes […]Understanding Elizabeth Warren’s Radical Wealth Tax was first posted on December 16, 2019 at 7:29 pm.
  • Today in History: The Boston Tea Party
    Today in history, on Dec. 16, 1773, a group of Bostonians dressed as Mohawk Indians boarded three British ships and dumped several tons of tea into Boston Harbor. The event became known as the “Boston Tea Party,” or the “Destruction of the Tea.” After congregating at the Old South Meeting House, a group of patriots […]Today in History: The Boston Tea Party was first posted on December 16, 2019 at 7:29 pm.
  • The Economic Consequences of the Peace: 100 Years Later
    Introduction December 12, 2019 is the hundred-year anniversary of The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes. This work has been described as “one of the most influential books of the twentieth century.”1 It made Keynes the most famous economist in the world, and it was the basis of his massive influence on twentieth-century economics. Many […]The Economic Consequences of the Peace: 100 Years Later was first posted on December 16, 2019 at 9:15 am.
  • Operation Fast and Furious: The Forgotten History of the ATF’s Notorious Gunwalking Scandal
    The ATF isn’t all bad. In fact, they had a policy of letting illegal gun purchases go between 2006 and 2011. It ended up getting U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry killed on December 14, 2010, and let Mexican criminals get enough guns that they were found at over 150 crime scenes where Mexican citizens were either killed or […]Operation Fast and Furious: The Forgotten History of the ATF’s Notorious Gunwalking Scandal was first posted on December 14, 2019 at 12:05 pm.
  • The 2020 NDAA: A Rubber Stamp for War
    The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is a monster that could only have been birthed by a conference committee deep in the DC swamp. The 2020 version of the annual Department of Defense funding bill provides $738 billion to the Pentagon, a $30 billion increase over last year. Maybe worse than the giant pile of […]The 2020 NDAA: A Rubber Stamp for War was first posted on December 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm.
  • TGIF: But Mr. Trump, Is Israel Lovable?
    Speaking before Sheldon Adelson’s Israeli-American Council the other day, Trump took a shot at Jewish Americans who he says don’t “love Israel enough.” “We have to get the people of our country, of this country, to love Israel more,” Trump said. “We have to get them to love Israel more because you have people that […]TGIF: But Mr. Trump, Is Israel Lovable? was first posted on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am.
  • What the Afghanistan Papers Really Reveal
    The recent revelations in the “Afghanistan Papers” is nothing unknown for those who cared to take notice. It is a revelation in the sense that it took the mainstream media so long to report on the real war in Afghanistan. It was a revelation homogenised and packaged with legitimacy and “credible” journalism that could now […]What the Afghanistan Papers Really Reveal was first posted on December 12, 2019 at 11:13 pm.
  • Free Man Beyond the Wall
    A couple of years ago a bold new meme warrior appeared on Twitter and started converting the world to libertarianism through the power of funny pictures. “Mance Rayder” quickly became one of the country’s most popular libertarian podcasters and social media personalities. And then it turned out that he can write too. So in the summer of 2019 […]Free Man Beyond the Wall was first posted on December 11, 2019 at 12:31 pm.
  • US No Longer Considers Yemen’s Houthis an Iranian Proxy
    Accusing long served as war justification for US, Saudis The Trump Administration has announced a policy change that looks like it could be a major turning point in US policy toward Yemen, announcing that they no longer consider the Shi’ite Houthi movement in Yemen to be a proxy of the Iranian government. That stance is one initially […]US No Longer Considers Yemen’s Houthis an Iranian Proxy was first posted on December 11, 2019 at 6:54 am.
  • Betraying the Constitution
    “It is the responsibility of the patriot to protect his country from its government.”—Thomas Paine While Congress subjects the nation to its impeachment-flavored brand of bread-and-circus politics, our civil liberties continue to die a slow, painful death by a thousand cuts. Case in point: while Americans have been fixated on the carefully orchestrated impeachment drama […]Betraying the Constitution was first posted on December 11, 2019 at 6:41 am.
  • Eliminating the Horror of Modern Policing
    If people properly understood the role of police in the American system, they would probably trust anyone standing next to them in the grocery store to have their best interests at heart more than a “law enforcement” officer. There’s an important reason for this. According to a Cato study, if you are an American, you are 8X more […]Eliminating the Horror of Modern Policing was first posted on December 11, 2019 at 5:00 am.
  • Since Feeding the Homeless Is Illegal, Activists Carry AR-15s to Give Out Food, Supplies
    Dallas, TX — Feeding and clothing the homeless in the land of the free has now become a revolutionary act. Luckily, however, there are still good people willing to carry that act out. In December 2014, the Dallas city council enacted Ordinance No. 29595, which makes it illegal to serve food to the homeless without jumping through […]Since Feeding the Homeless Is Illegal, Activists Carry AR-15s to Give Out Food, Supplies was first posted on December 10, 2019 at 9:48 pm.
  • Islamic Terrorists. In Their Own Words
    “The outrage that Muslims feel over U.S. and British foreign policy is primarily the product of theological concerns” – Sam Harris  The following list of quotations have been selectively edited to hammer home the dangerous buffoonery of Harris and every other inadvertent tool of Empire. List not exhaustive. Pattern is consistent in virtually every case:  Prime motive […]Islamic Terrorists. In Their Own Words was first posted on December 10, 2019 at 9:38 pm.
  • Three Underrated Arguments Debunking Marx’s Labor Theory Of Value
    Though widely dispensed of in the field of economics, the notion of “wage slavery” is still commonly held among progressives and socialists of many stripes. It is not uncommon, especially on social media, to run into people insisting that employers are “stealing” part of their labor because the wage they receive from their employer is […]Three Underrated Arguments Debunking Marx’s Labor Theory Of Value was first posted on December 10, 2019 at 12:15 pm.
  • Oklahoma Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments
    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Dec. 10, 2019) – A bill prefiled in the Oklahoma Senate would prohibit unconstitutional foreign deployments of the state’s National Guard troops. Passage into law would effectively restore the founders’ framework for a state-federal balance regarding the state militia. Sen. Nathan Dahm (R-Broken Arrow) prefiled Senate Bill 1101 (SB1101) last week. The […]Oklahoma Bill Would Block Unconstitutional National Guard Deployments was first posted on December 10, 2019 at 9:56 am.

Being Libertarian

  • Virginia Protests Show How the Right to Self Defense Unites Americans
    "How this event came to be is perhaps more important than the event itself," writes William Gadsden. The post Virginia Protests Show How the Right to Self Defense Unites Americans appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Voluntary Charity vs. Government Welfare
    "For all the reasons above and more, we at VIA believe that voluntary charity is vastly superior to government welfare—for the giver, the recipient, and society at large. We believe it so much that we're here doing it now, every day, with all our hearts—and we invite you to join us, voluntarily. After all, as Murray Rothbard said, “No action can be virtuous unless it is freely chosen.”" The post Voluntary Charity vs. Government Welfare appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Misconceptions of Decentralization
    It seems that the last thing on the minds of most modern politicians and activists is a preference for decentralization. Since the American Civil War, any advocacy for decentralization in the U.S. has been limited to small conservative and right-libertarian groups, and is still unfortunately associated with slavery. The largest and most popular act of […] The post Misconceptions of Decentralization appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Your Political Opponents are Afraid of You
    "How we got here as a nation is a twisted path of lies, scandal, money, revenge, and the great understanding that conflict creates interest. As long as these people can convince you that your number one enemy is THE OTHER guy, they will get listeners. Once rational human beings will stop checking facts and digging deeper into pressing issues in favor of taking on the talking points of their favorite personality." The post Your Political Opponents are Afraid of You appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Should We Give Up On Stefan Molyneux? It’s Up To You – Opting Out
    "Everyone has their own standards. If we accept that, we don’t have to deploy the mental gymnastics required to defend them as a universal barometer," writes James Smith in this edition of Opting Out. The post Should We Give Up On Stefan Molyneux? It’s Up To You – Opting Out appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Who Rigs Every Oscar Night? – Freedom Philosophy
    "Nothing will more signify the eliteness of Hollywood than Meryl Streep chastising Donald Trump for mocking a disabled journalist, and speaking down to Republicans while ignoring the fact that Obama had bombed a hospital - filled with disabled people. This is the Oscar political philosophy in a nutshell," writes Brandon Kirby in this edition of Freedom Philosophy. The post Who Rigs Every Oscar Night? – Freedom Philosophy appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Why I Wrote The Op-Ed About Mill & America
    A few weeks ago, in response to a campus-wide uproar regarding the ICE agent costumes donned by three Rice University students, I decided to write an op-ed in The Rice Thresher calling for are turn to Mill’s “marketplace of ideas” and a revitalization of classical liberalism. In it, I asserted that, while we should not […] The post Why I Wrote The Op-Ed About Mill & America appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • If You Want to Stop Gun Control, Stop Being a Troll
    "With mass shootings being highlighted more, despite their rarity, the public is moving in favor of more gun control. Pew Research found in March of 2017 that 18% of those polled favored loosening restrictions on firearms, and in September of 2019, that number had declined to 11%. To compound the move away from firearm freedom, those who want greater restrictions has increased from 52% to 60% in that same timeframe." The post If You Want to Stop Gun Control, Stop Being a Troll appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • 20 Books for 2020 – Misconceptions
    "... for libertarians with plans to read more in 2020, this list should be helpful in providing sources to better understand their own views as well as the views of others," writes Nathan Kreider in this edition of Misconceptions. The post 20 Books for 2020 – Misconceptions appeared first on Being Libertarian.
  • Everything Will Be Fine if You Ignore the Election – Opting Out
    "Over time, you’ve lost that invisible nagging rash at the back of your neck that got inflamed every time you heard the voice of Elizabeth Warren. It’s like a weight that’s been lifted. It feels pretty good. This is the life of the man or woman who has opted out. He or she is the avatar of a post-politics world, as close to utopia as this universe might grant us," writes James Smith in this edition of Opting Out. The post Everything Will Be Fine if You Ignore the Election – Opting Out appeared first on Being Libertarian.

OpEd News

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#1 Is the Democratic Establishment Backing Trump While Rigging the Nomination Against Bernie and Tulsi?
by Henry Samson 27 27 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#2 Reply to Paul Craig Roberts’ Question: “Is White Genocide Possible?”
by David William Pear 12 12 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#3 DNC’s Outrageous Debate Poll Policy
by Rob Kall 17 17 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#4 We’re All Just Whistling Past This Graveyard
by Stephen Pizzo 3 3 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#5 Trump’s Increasingly Dangerous Messiah complex demands his removal from office
by Wayne Madsen 4 4 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#6 Putin and Russia, the world’s ‘heartland’
by Eric Walberg 2 2 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#7 Are Sanders and Warren Throwing a Lifeline to the Military-Industrial Complex?
by Medea Benjamin 3 3 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#8 Brexit & the Madness of the “Sovereign Individual”
by Daniel Lazare (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#9 Our Constitution, Big Pharma, Climate Change and Other Lies we Tell Ourselves
by Marcello Rollando 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#10 Groundbreaking Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, IA
by Meryl Ann Butler (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#11 We must change how we talk about Climate issues to create the climate for a Green New Deal
by Jonathan Dickau 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#12 Why the White House Staff Agrees Their Man is the Chosen One
by Philip Kraske 4 4 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#13 Helmand Province: drug lab on a global scale under US Marines very nose
by John Brennan 2 2 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#14 France Upstages Trump at G7 by Inviting Iran to Salvage Nuclear Deal
by Juan Cole 3 3 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#15 Democrats join Trump in fundraising from the moneyed elite
by Patrick Martin (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#16 10 Ways We Pretend War Is Not a Crime and How to Change Them
by David Swanson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#17 Israel Has Attacked Lebanon and Syria – So What?
by Andre Vltchek 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#18 Method to Trump’s Endless Hector of Obama
by earl ofari hutchinson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#19 Michael Drejka is a Political Prisoner
by Thomas Knapp 9 9 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#20 Freedom of the Press? Not in the U.S.
by Ted Rall 7 7 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#21 15 Typical Mistakes in Essay Writing
by Lauren Bradshaw (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#22 The G7 Countries Look Feeble — Iran and Brazil Could Shore Them Up
by Vijay Prashad (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#23 “The chosen one”: Now more than ever, the press needs to address Trump’s manic instability
by Eric Boehlert 2 2 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#24 Time for Direct Action International Solidarity
by Yves Engler (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#25 G7 Leaders Agree On $20 Million To Rescue The Amazon–Without Trump
by Ted Millar (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#26 This Is How Democrats Can Start Winning Back Rural America
by John Nichols 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#27 Stratfor: Kashmir may provide spark for Pakistan-India nuclear war
by Abdus-Sattar Ghazali (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#28 Love It or Leave It
by David Swanson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#29 Why I just Can’t “Get Over” Slavery
by Rohn Kenyatta 21 21 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#30 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows he can act with impunity
by Dave Lefcourt 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#31 Burn the Amazon!
by Eric Margolis 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#32 Power!
by Lance Landon 4 4 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#33 David Koch Got What He Paid For
by John Nichols (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#34 If Trudeau was Environmentalist He’d Stop Making Nice with Brazil President
by Yves Engler 3 3 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#35 Can the American Economy Be Resurrected?
by Paul Craig Roberts (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#36 Labor Day: Empowering the Middle Class
by Tim Duff (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#37 Donald Trump is Not the Problem. It’s the Sycophants. And They Will Pay a Steep Price for Complicity and Silence
by Bernard Starr 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#38 Can Israel Really Serve as a Refuge?
by Lawrence Davidson (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#39 HILL TV EXCLUSIVE, Full Interview: Bernie Sanders sits down with Krystal Ball
by Scott Baker 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/27/2019)
#40 Rouhani in Abrupt About-Face Says US must Reenter Nuclear Accord, Drop Sanctions before any Talks
by Juan Cole (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#41 The Awakening
by Don Scotten (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#42 I N R I Trump, King of the Jews
by Daniel Geery 2 2 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#43 Urgent Action Required Against Environmental Pirates
by Wayne Madsen 1 1 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#44 The Amazon Is Burning Because the World Eats So Much Meat
by Common Dreams (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#45 Review Rob Kall’s Book, The Bottom-Up Revolution: Mastering the emerging world of connectivity (2019)
by Eric Walberg (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/28/2019)
#46 Words of Deep Wisdom from Navajo Presidential Candidate
by Meryl Ann Butler 2 2 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#47 Video: Towards Higher Consciousness With Sarada Chiruvolu
by Al Hirschfield (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)
#48 The Latest Victim in the Crucifixion of Julian Assange
by Robert Scheer (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#49 Social Justice Warriors’ War Against the Enlightenment
by Lorna Salzman (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/26/2019)
#50 The Twilight Zone Metaphor for Evangelicals’ Jerusalem Fantasy
by Rob Kall 5 5 Comment Count (With membership, you can see # of pageviews) (8/25/2019)