What is Socialism & Why Doesn’t It Work?

by Wes Walker via libertyisftw.org It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.” –Murray N. Rothbard The lights in Caracas went out. Vandals, says the government. Grocery store shelves are bare of basic necessities, and when they aren’t bare, the prices for food are so high, some people are…

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President Trump Channels King Richard III With Ego-Driven War Mongering

Portrait painting of King Richard III

by Oletta Branstiter Schoolyard Bullies The U.S. President and the North Korean President are engaging in a playground competition to compare the size of their respective “missiles”, endangering the entire globe. Did we expect anything less? In his usual style, Trump tweeted a threat to Kim Jong Un: Military solutions are now fully in place,locked and loaded,should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 11, 2017 When confronted by media for the bombastic tone, the Commander-in-Chief doubled down by…

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Trump Inauguration Donors and the Venezuelan Russian Connection. New Swamp – Old Water

by Richard Cameron Donald Trump, during his campaign both for the GOP nomination and during the general election, spoke often about the corruption of his opponent as well as the influence of special interests and lobbying on the federal government and the White House. “I don’t want lobbyists, I don’t want special interests,” he told host John Dickerson on CBS’s “Face the Nation”.  “I don’t want any strings attached,” Trump said. “I turned down $5 million last week from a very important lobbyist because there are total strings attached to…

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