Monthly Archives: March 2013

Empire, Blood, and Banking: Ron Paul takes Lew Rockwell on a tour of our troubles.

Just yesterday, when discussing the current state of the economy in the uSSA, I had a person say to me, “What we need is a good war.” I replied, “But war does not create wealth. War destroys wealth.” The reply … Continue reading

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Totalitarianism is the New Normal

 by Wendy McElroy via The Dollar Vigilante First it was a secret “kill list” on which Nobel Peace Laureate Barack Obama names those he wishes to be assassinated. The names included American citizens Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan who died … Continue reading

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How Quickly We Forget History

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Governmental Highway Robbery: Asset Forfeiture and the Pillaging of the American People

By John W. Whitehead via the Rutherford Institute “This is the problem when police officers and police departments have a financial interest in doing their job. We got rid of bounty hunters because they were not a good thing. This … Continue reading

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Don’t Bother Raising The Minimum Wage

 by TDV Editor, Gary Gibson Elizabeth Warren just realized that the minimum wage should be $22 if it had kept up with economic growth. She suspects in her tender, socially conscious heart that greedy employers have been shafting the lowest … Continue reading

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Resistance is Dangerous; Submission is Frequently Fatal

by William Norman Grigg via Pro Libertate Resisting arrest is not a crime. It is a common-law right, the exercise of which is treated as if it were a crime. The act of resistance was transmuted into a criminal offense … Continue reading

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Social Policy: A Bumpkin’s Eye View

by Fred Reed via Fred on Everything I’m trying to figure out what a “disparate impact” is. Help  me. It’s slow going. I don’t guess I studied much in school, back in Wheeling, and  big words make me itch. It … Continue reading

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Why The Banking System Would Make Lenin Proud

 by TDV researcher, Justin O’Connell “Without big banks, socialism would be impossible.” – Vladimir Lenin Socialism is not crafted solely on the backs of standing human or robotic armies, police, and bureaucracy. The modern state must also possess an apparatus … Continue reading

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