Governments have always sought to monopolize the issuance of money, either directly or through the creation of central banks. The expanding role of the Federal Reserve in the 20th century enabled our federal government to grow wildly larger than would have been possible otherwise. Allowing individuals and business to use alternate currencies, especially currencies backed by gold and silver, would expose the whole rotten system.
All talk, no action. Sound tough for the union organized OWS crowd, but do nothing to upset potential campaign donors. The heck with credibility, the “progressive” Party Pravda will run interference for the re-election campaign.
Cliff Kincaid maintains that Mitt Romney’s pick of a Democratic punching bag, Paul Ryan, as his vice president, enables Obama and the Democrats to shift the debate from jobs and the economy to pushing grandma off a cliff.
A new generation of Americans must now declare to themselves, their fellow Americans and to the world that they would rather die free than live as a slave to “progressive” big government. That they will exercise their right to worship as they see fit, and defend the right of every other American to do likewise.
Is political self-interest truly nobler than economic self-interest? That’s the question famous Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman put to liberal television talk show host Phil Donahue in 1980.
For Republicans, there are both benefits and drawbacks to including either of the Pauls on the list of convention speakers. Generating enthusiasm among a vocal base of activists is an argument in favor of promoting them. Without that base, Romney will lose in November.
The age of the drones has arrived. It’s not possible to uninvent these Orwellian devices, but we can — and must — restrain their use.
New treaties are now being promoted to take LOST’s place including the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Disabled, which calls for government agents to supersede the authority of parents of disabled children and even covers abortion.
Why falsely blame the Tea Party for Aurora? Because the truth of a thing is simply not of any great importance to the Left. All that matters is raking in more control, like so many poker chips.
ABC New’s outrageous effort this past weekend to initially blame the Tea Party for the Aurora, Colorado shooting is part of the left’s agenda to demonize the Tea Party in every way imaginable. Here are a few blood-boiling examples of what they’ve done over the last two years.
Mark Steyn on the Rush Limbaugh Show yesterday noted the extreme media bias in its almost immediate attempt to draw a false connection between the Aurora shooting and the Tea Party while almost completely ignoring the role that Islamic fanaticism played in Major Hasan’s Fort Hood massacre.
The Press is at every turn covering up – rather than covering – the serial failures of President Obama’s signature vehicle. Read this story to see how bad the cover up actually is.
Have you seen this video yet? You’ve got to check out the shocking clip below. It’s of a new show “The Newsroom”, on HBO, starting Jeff Daniels, and written and directed by the guy who gave us the idealized version of a democratic administration in “The West Wing,” Aaron Sorkin.
For years, pundits, politicians and columnists – including me – have fiercely criticized the United Nations. This institution has become a political cesspool controlled by totalitarian states and rogue nations that despise democracy, liberty and freedom. It’s only getting worse with time. It’s time to exit.