Because I'm a pessimist, I never had much hope for Senator Rand Paul. Unless and until a politician proves otherwise, I assume he'll support the politically safe, mainstream positions.Ron Paul earned his reputation as a maverick. Rand...Show More Summary
Let's set aside the U.S. Constitution for the time being. Instead, let us view the current war situation from the standpoint of common sense...simple logic. Query: why would anyone believe any of the following to be true???1. The U.S. Show More Summary
1. The White House (via their Press Secretary) declared war on ISIS; this despite the fact that the Executive Branch has no Constitutional authority to do so.2. As in the period leading up to the Second Iraq War (2003), the public essentially is presented with two choices: do nothing, or go to war. Show More Summary
1. Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution directs Congress to regulate the value of our money. A cabal of mega bankers managed to ram through the Federal Reserve Act in 1913. Under that Act, the Fed Board of Governors assumes the task of regulation of our money's value. Show More Summary
sending war planes into Syria. Really, Mr. Obama? What exactly is that existing authority? The military cannot be used legally to avenge the murders of journalists; that's a matter for Law Enforcement. In a previous post, I've explained the Constitutionally permitted uses of our armed forces, and the current scenario definitely is NOT included. Show More Summary
It would do we Americans well to be aware of a few facts regarding Saudi Arabia, especially given that they supposedly are our ally.1. In the last couple months, there were 113 beheadings in "The Kingdom". They were executions of criminals. Show More Summary
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The USA's Fed Gov't is involved in the following wars. They are wars because our Gov't is having the U.S. Military (not Law Enforcement personnel) shoot at people and kill them. That's war.1. The Third Iraq War, the one launched just recently.2. Show More Summary
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Douglas Carswell has defected to UKIP from the Tories. You can get all the details for yourselves. What I am interested in is what this actually means – and I can’t say I know what it means as I begin … Continue reading ?
by Paul Craig Roberts http://www.lewrockwell.com/2014/08/paul-craig-roberts/corrupt-from-top-to-bottom-2/ Corrupt From Top to Bottom Note: Nothing I hadn’t already come across in the legal journals, but a damning indictment of the American criminal justice system. What makes it particularly scary is: a) Like everything … Continue reading ?
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by Richard North Blogging: everyone’s a critic (not) Journalism – and especially political journalism – is about criticism. The meat and drink of the oeuvre is taking people, governments or other institutions to task, either for not doing things, for … Continue reading ?
Brand Obama recently sent up a trial balloon regarding bombing inside Syria... to see the reaction of the U.S. public. This type of thing is done often by sitting politicians. Even in dictatorships, but especially in a soft Fascist State such as the USA (where we still have considerable freedoms), public opinion does matter. Show More Summary
Once you’ve had a good laugh at this, you may wish to consider how other countries deal with nuisances without ASBOs and without turning the police into an army of occupation. The Czechs, of course, nowadays have a greater commitment … Continue reading ?
Transferred from Comments to main posting. SIG by “Roger” I have long been sceptical of UKIP’s commitment to a referendum. Suppose the Conservative Party scrapes its way back into office in 2015, gives us a referendum in 2017, and the … Continue reading ?
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We are delighted to announce that Keir Martland has consented to join the Committee of the Libertarian Alliance as Director of Youth Affairs. He is and will be a most distinguished addition to our Team. Sean GabbFiled under: Announcements, Liberty
Genetic Codes: Private Property Versus Public Goods Ingemar Nordin Philosophical Notes No. 91 Published by the Libertarian Alliance, 2014 ISBN: 9781856376679 Ingemar Nordin is a professor of philosophy at the department of philosophy at Linköping university, Sweden, his field of … Continue reading ?