As usual, when it comes to the warfare/welfare state there is no rancor in Washington. All the pretend acrimony between Republicans and Democrats is thrown out and consensus is magically reached. This week another massive military spending bill was approved by both parties – even as we learn about a trillion dollars being wasted in […]

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For 18 years, US government officials – from the generals up to presidents – have knowingly lied to the American people about the Afghanistan war. As billions were being flushed away or stuffed into the pockets of corrupt officials, the news for those of us back home was always good! We’re “making progress.” Now, thanks […]

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Ron Paul on the real abuse of power in Washington… Original Youtube video here.

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Actions always speak louder than words. The word is that it’s sunshine and rainbows for the U.S. economy. The actions of The Fed and central banks around the world say otherwise. They’re all acting as if a global financial crisis is approaching. Ron Paul discusses — along with a personal anecdote about the late Paul […]

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It looks like the Fed’s throwing in the towel and is willing to accept higher consumer prices. Aren’t we lucky? The damage has been done. The Fed has inflated the money supply to astronomical levels, and they keep creating hundreds of billions more out-of-thin-air. When it shows up in higher prices, it shouldn’t surprise anyone. […]

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So much for getting out of endless wars! President Trump has announced that he is sending 14,000 more US troops to the Middle East and may even send more. The reason is the manufactured “Iran threat” that Trump continues to delude himself over. Neocons are thrilled. So are Saudi Arabia and Israel, who would love […]

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The celebration in London of NATO’s 70th year has ended with a renewed purpose: the “challenges” posed by China. NATO is a military alliance, but the attendees were careful to point out that they do not view China as an enemy. So what is the point? Original Youtube video here.

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French president Macron caused a stir last month by stating that NATO is suffering from brain death. At this week’s NATO summit marking 70 years of the Alliance, Trump and Macron are clashing. Why is it so hard for NATO to find a purpose? Is this a sign that finally, 30 years after the Cold […]

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The 50-year US war on drugs has been a total failure. The 20 year “war on terror” has likewise been a gigantic US government disaster. So what to do about two of the greatest policy failures in US history? According to President Trump and many in Washington, the answer is to combine them! Original Youtube […]

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President Trump’s dropping of the “Mother of All Bombs” in Afghanistan is just the latest example of how the US war machine is delivering a scorched earth to those “liberated” by the US military. Already the environmental and health damage from that one bomb has destroyed the lives of many innocent civilians. There are millions […]

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