When an Oregon college student, Mohamed Osman Mohamud, thought of using a car bomb to attack a festive Christmas-tree lighting ceremony in Portland, the F.B.I. provided a van loaded with six 55-gallon drums of “inert material,” harmless blasting caps, a detonator cord and a gallon of diesel fuel to make the van smell flammable. An [...]
This is a great video illustrating how unscientific economics has become. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oxcM7THoro&feature=player_embedded#! Here you have 3 smarmy, progressive (bourgeois socialist), ‘government-is-god’ twits regurgitating long-disproved Keynesian axioms (Phillips curve, animal spirits, boosting “aggregate demand”) about economics, trying to create the illusion of a debate with one man who actually knows wtf he’s talking about. Schiff’s business [...]
1) Prevent bank runs on her member banks 2) Monetize the government’s debt so the banks don’t get nationalized
Schiff, surrounded by a coterie of progressive statists, holds his own. Schiff is a focused orator and brilliant at emphasizing that government cannot solve this mess because government is the cause of it. Progressives mock the liberty meme because it undermines the ideology that has enriched them as civil servants.
Funny stuff from http://www.markfiore.com/ Certainly not a libertarian site, but thoughtful and funny, nonethless.
Republicans have proposed a budget that protects welfare for the military industrial complex by cutting foodstamps, instead. Now, I’m no advocate of socialism in any form, but this GOP pimping for bomb-maker welfare over poor people welfare is getting a little ridiculous. Read more…
Unbelievable… “The United States usually pays up to $2,500 for civilians killed in lawful operations such as air strikes.” The Brits are even cheaper, the story says, doling out as little as $210 for accidentally killing an Afghani civilian. Question is, how much do you think the DHS or the Pentagram or local law enforcement would [...]
Yes, Bernanke’s printing press IS driving up gas prices.