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The moment a 19-year-old Mitt Romney demonstrated in favour of Vietnam War draft

Article by Graham Smith. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- They say every picture tells a story. A newly-unearthed photograph showing Mitt Romney demonstrating in favour of the Vietnam War draft might leave the presidential candidate feeling somewhat embarrassed. The veteran Republican, then 19, can be seen picketing an anti-war sit-in at Stanford […]

The Ron Paul Precedent

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– The results of the Iowa caucus have the news media spinning a “victory” for Mitt Romney, the Goldman-Sachs candidate, and the supposedly all-but-inevitable nominee of his party. Just why he was deemed the “frontrunner” before even a single vote had been cast is a […]

Gay Rights and American Foreign Policy

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– The announcement that the US government will henceforth push the achievement of “gay rights” internationally, as a key element of its foreign policy, gives new meaning to the phrase “blowback” – and cut out the snickering! Because the self-righteousness and narcissism of American policymakers, in […]

A Constitutional Agenda for Social Conservatives

Article by Gary North. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- I am an Old School Presbyterian Calvinist, a position so conservative within Presbyterian Calvinism that it was relegated to the fringes after 1870. And if you ask me, they were kind of squishy. With respect to politics, I voted for Goldwater in 1964. […]

Montana Supreme Court Defies Citizens United Decision

From The Wall Street Journal. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— When you think of 2012, you probably think “election,” “controversy,” and “Supreme Court.” Well, it’s barely the new year and we’ve got all three right here. On Friday, the Montana Supreme Court restored a 100-year-old state ban on direct spending by corporations […]

Marine Faces 15 Years Behind Bars for Unknowingly Violating Gun Law

From The Daily Caller. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Ryan Jerome was enjoying his first trip to New York City on business when the former Marine Corps gunner walked up to a security officer at the Empire State Building and asked where he should check his gun. That was when Jerome’s nightmare began. The security officer […]

Why You Need to Expatriate to be Safe in 2012

From EscapeFromAmerica.Com ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- America has been happily hiding behind Europe’s blanket of economic woe for the past few months, and perhaps the resurgence of unrest in the Middle East as Egypt protests, will keep many eyes away from the still flagging US economy for a few more weeks […]

While America shuts down fire houses, cuts infant nutrition, US subsidizes Israel army sushi courses

From the Electronic Intifada. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Sushi in Tel Aviv. There’s an astonishing piece of news in Israel’s Haaretz today under the headine “Israel allocates funds to help former IDF soldiers become sushi chefs”: Demobilized soldiers will be able to study Asian cooking this year at the government’s expense, as part of […]

Jewish groups get most money from federal security grants

From Belief St. Louis. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- A week after a man killed a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington in 2009, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cited the murder as proof that nonprofit institutions were at risk of attack and could be helped by federal […]

New Asian Union Means The Fall Of The Dollar

From ZeroHedge. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- One of the most frustrating issues to haunt the halls of alternative economic analysis is the threat of misrepresentative terminology. For instance, when the U.S. government decided to back the private Federal Reserve in lowering the interest rates on lending windows to European banks last […]

68 Occupy demonstrators arrested in New York

From CNN. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— New York police arrested 68 Occupy Wall Street demonstrators on New Year’s Eve after a flare-up at and march from their longtime base, a police official said. The arrests came after a protest at Zuccotti Park and a subsequent march, said New York Police Department […]

The Stark Truth: Keith Preston on Fascism

My latest interview with Robert. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Robert Stark and returning guest Keith Preston discuss: When fascism was on the Left; Misconceptions about fascism, such as those who label our current regime as fascist, and the idea that the fascists were puppets of the internationalist elites; The myth of the rule […]

A Progressive Who Almost Gets It….

…as to why the Left is a failure. Even if he does use the term “morality” with nauseating frequency. Read the article. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Some of you might have missed Glenn Greenwald’s essay on Progressives and Ron Paul over the holiday weekend. If so, you should go read it now. It’s […]

The Rothbard Strategy Works

Article by Ian Huyett. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Andrew Sullivan says that what he conveniently calls the “Rockwell Strategy” – that libertarians should openly defy political correctness and primarily court the right – has failed libertarianism. The opposite is true. Firstly, the strategy to which Sullivan refers should rightly be called […]

The Law — War By Other Means

Article by Kevin Carson. ———————————————————————————————— Law is no longer — if it ever was — about the ostensible reason the law was passed. It is simply a toolkit for achieving the real objectives of the state. The state starts with those real objectives, then searches the full range […]

Child sacrificed, liver offered to gods: Indian police

Maoists and human sacrifice enthusiasts unite? It would make sense. Both tend to be about as bloody. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– A seven-year-old Indian girl was murdered in a tribal sacrifice and her liver offered to the gods to improve crop growth, police in the central state of Chhattisgarh said on Sunday. The […]

Pleasure-Dome Police State: How Democracy Ends

Article by Mark Hackard. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- “We should expect tyranny to result from democracy, the most savage subjection from an excess of liberty”. -Plato, Republic, Book VIII, 564 a   This December, as many Americans attended to their rituals of shopping, spectator sports and celebrity voyeurism, the 2012 fiscal year’s National […]

The Battle Over Zomia

From The Chronicle Review. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Scholars are enchanted by the notion of this anarchic region in Asia. But how real is it? Standee Pawan, OnAsia A woman of the Akha people goes off to harvest coffee berries in northern Thailand. By Ruth Hammond The region of Zomia had […]

Mighty White

Article by Jack Donovan. — I started rubbing elbows with White Nationalists a few years ago. I call ‘em “The Mighty Whites.” I support White Nationalists. They are not all equally right about everything, but I am sympathetic to many of their general aims. I think white people […]

American Family Association founder endorses Newt Gingrich: Religious Right Determined to Go Down with the Sinking Neocon Ship

The “religious right” must really be desperate if they’re endorsing this turdball.  ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– Newt Gingrich secured a major endorsement from the social conservative community Tuesday with a nod from Mississippi-based Rev. Donald E. Wildmon, founder and chairman ofAmerican Family Association. Wildmon, who will travel to Iowa over the […]

Twitter lawsuit threatened over alleged Hezbollah aid

Article by Kevin Flower. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Is Twitter aiding and abetting terrorism? The director of an Israeli legal outfit says yes, and is threatening to sue the micro-blogging site if it doesn’t change its policies. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of the Shurat HaDin Israel Law Center, sent a letter to […]

Tougher drug laws mean nearly 1/3 arrested by age 23

Article by David Edwards. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Topics: Carnegie Mellon University professor Alfred Blumstein ♦ National Longitudinal Survey of Youth ♦ usa today Nearly one in three Americans will already have been arrested by the age of 23, recent research suggests. A study analyzing data from the federal government’s National Longitudinal Survey of Youth found that 30.2 […]

Prepare to Have Your Email Read by the NSA

Article by Adam Clark Estes. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- With a new major hacking incident seemingly daily, the Department of Defense is scrambling to find the right shield against future for attacks. But why hide behind a shield when you can charge onto the battlefield underneath the invisible but ironclad cloak […]

U.S., Saudi Arabia agree to $30 billion deal for F-15s

From CNN. —————————————————————————————————————————————————- The U.S. government has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to sell nearly $30 billion worth of F-15 fighter jets, federal officials said Thursday. The $29.4 billion deal — announced against the backdrop of rising tensions with Iran — calls for the production of up […]

Chevy Volt Costing Taxpayers Up to $250K Per Vehicle

Article by Tom Gantert. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Each Chevy Volt sold thus far may have as much as $250,000 in state and federal dollars in incentives behind it – a total of $3 billion altogether, according to an analysis by James Hohman, assistant director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac […]

The Courageous Legacy of Siobhan Reynolds

Article by Bill Anderson. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- The attractive, diminutive woman who drove into my driveway on the last Saturday in October hardly looked to be the person that federal authorities desperately were trying to find a way to throw into prison. Her lovely eyes had a sparkle in them, […]

Newt Gingrich: Tribune of tyranny

Article by Bruce Fein. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich champions presidential tyranny, not constitutional government enforced by judicial review. He would have sided with King George III against the Founding Fathers on making judges dependent on his will alone. In the Oval Office, Gingrich would coronate himself […]

2012: Revolution or Devolution

Article by Kelley Vlahos. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– The year 2011 marked a critical confluence of militarism and revolution, not only in places like Libya and Egypt, but also here at home, where massive demonstrations in cities and towns throughout the country were met with a well-oiled law enforcement machine deployed […]

Ron Paul and the Future of American Foreign Policy

Article by Justin Raimondo. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– “Between government in the republican meaning, that is, constitutional, representative, limited government, on the one hand, and Empire on the other hand, there is mortal enmity. Either one must forbid the other, or one will destroy the other. That we know. Yet never […]

Progressives and the Ron Paul fallacies

Article by Glenn Greenwald. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————– As I’ve written about before, America’s election season degrades mainstream political discourse even beyond its usual lowly state. The worst attributes of our political culture — obsession with trivialities, the dominance of horserace “reporting,” and mindless partisan loyalties — become more pronounced than ever. […]

Ron Paul and the "Far Right"

Article from the New York Times. —————————————————————————————————————————————————— The American Free Press, which markets books like “The Invention of the Jewish People” and “March of the Titans: A History of the White Race,” is urging its subscribers to help it send hundreds of copies ofRon Paul’s collected speeches to voters […]

Michael Scheuer Endorses Ron Paul for President

It’s interesting to see such a stridently anti-empire analysis from such a hawkish commentator.  ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- Michael Scheuer is the former head of the Bin Laden unit for the CIA. He was with the CIA for 22 years. He quit in disgust after the 9-11 commission report was released. […]

28 Signs That U.S. Public Schools Are Rapidly Being Turned Into Indoctrination Centers And Prison Camps

We don’t need no education. We don’t need no thought control. Burn the fucking schools. ————————————————————————————————————————- It has been said that children are our future, and right now the vast majority of our children are being “educated” in public schools that are rapidly being turned into indoctrination centers […]

A Tale of Two Cities: Weimar and Washington

Article by Philip Giraldi. ————————————————————————————————- Mark Twain is credited with saying that “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Today’s United States is often compared to other historic nations, whether at their prime or about to decline and fall depending on one’s own political perspective. Neoconservatives frequently eulogize […]

Matt Damon Rips Into President Obama, Says He Failed to Lead

Duh? ————————————————————————————————– Matt Damon is expressing his disdain for Barack Obama’s presidency again, this time saying that the President doesn’t have any “balls.” Once one of Obama’s biggest cheerleaders, Damon slammed the president in a new interview with Elle magazine. “I’ve talked to a lot of people who […]