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The latest sign that absolutely nothing makes sense
August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019. This proves, beyond all doubt, that it’s just a big, giant farce. ...
This indicator says silver has biggest upside potential in 30 years
August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019. In 2011, you could have sold silver bought in 2009 for a 385% gain.  ...
the scale of law
Medical patient falls off the examination table, sues his physician. . .
August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019. Apparently now in the Sue-nited States of America, you can’t even be expected to sit on a table by yourself anymore. That’s simply too much responsibility. ...
Who’s the best poker player of all time?
August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019. It’s also probably fair to say that the current generation of players are the best that there have ever been. ...
Italy was the world’s superpower TWICE. They screwed it up both times
August 15, 2019
August 15, 2019. This is history’s constant lesson: no one… no country, no empire, no ruler… is entitled to the top spot forever. ...
The Federal Reserve might as well use carrier pigeons
August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019. Rather humorously, the Federal Reserve announced last week that a ‘real time’ payment system would be (hopefully) released in about FOUR YEARS time. ...
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Who Inflicts the Most Gun Violence in America? The U.S. Government and Its Police Forces
August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019. If we’re truly going to get serious about gun violence, why not start by scaling back the American police state’s weapons of war? ...
Dad sued for slander because he criticized the education system
August 10, 2019
August 10, 2019. The company behind a controversial common core math program in North Carolina is suing a dad for libel and slander. ...
US passport
When in Rome, get Italian citizenship
August 09, 2019
August 9, 2019. Just out of curiosity, I asked her why she was getting Italian citizenship. The look in her eyes was almost bewildered. She said, “Why wouldn’t I do it?” ...
Watch America’s Middle-Class Disappear Over Decades—as Americans Get Richer
August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019. America’s middle class did start largely disappearing in the 1970s, but it was because they were moving up to higher-income groups, not down into a lower-income category. ...
Milton Friedman: The Forgotten History of the Godfather of Conservative Libertarianism
August 02, 2019
August 1, 2019. Most of America’s successes are due to the free market and private enterprise, while most of its greatest failures are due to government intervention. ...
How Our Culture Disempowers Teens
August 01, 2019
August 1, 2019. Rather than criticizing teenagers as lazy and in need of more control and structure, we should recognize the ways our culture infantilizes its teens. ...
The Rise of the American Gestapo: Has It Already Happened Here?
July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019. Much like the Gestapo’s power to render anyone an enemy of the state, the FBI has the power to label anyone a domestic terrorist. ...
The federal government sold your Social Security Number for FIVE dollars
July 27, 2019
July 27, 2019. Less than $5 for each of the 147 million people who had their data stolen. ...
Imagine if you could vote “none of the above”
July 25, 2019
July 25, 2019. "Did not vote" won a landslide victory in the 2016 Presidential race. ...
Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes
July 24, 2019
Jul 24,2019. The unconstitutional practice of home equity theft has allowed individuals to be stripped of their property without fair compensation. ...
Here’s a phrase you’ll never hear again in the USA
July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019. “Gentlemen… the National Debt… is paid.” ...
US teacher’s union prioritizes “white fragility” over children’s education
July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019. Apparently white guilt indoctrination is more important than real education. ...
Doctors stand defiant
Hospital staff blamed for not realizing “man” was pregnant
July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019. When healthcare is sex-specific, gender has nothing to do with it. ...
What If Charity Replaced Taxation?
July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019. Perhaps if the government demanded less (coercively), people would give more voluntarily. ...
Congress courageously sticks US taxpayers with a $6 trillion liability
July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019. The names of these laws all sounded wonderful. But their effects were absolutely terrible. ...
Sometimes you just need to start from scratch
July 12, 2019
July 12, 2019. Don't sacrifice to hold onto something that simply cannot be maintained. ...
This may be your last chance to take advantage of Puerto Rico’s best tax benefits
July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019. Two weeks ago, the government of Puerto Rico released new legislation that makes it more costly to make the move to the island and enjoy the tremendous benefits. ...
Anger Is Rising in America. The Stoics Taught How to Keep Your Cool
July 09, 2019
July 9, 2019. The Stoics advised that you can do your “duty” without anger. There is no such thing as healthy anger, taught Seneca. ...
Why Singapore is an outstanding “Plan B” option
July 08, 2019
July 8, 2019. Singapore is safe, stable, impressively reliable, and free of corruption. And for a trivial amount of money, you could rent a safety deposit box here and fill it with assets like gold and physical cash. ...
5 reasons Independence Day is for the anti-government rebels
July 04, 2019
July 4, 2019. Celebrate America, and celebrate it hard. Because the 4th of July is NOT about supporting this government or blind patriotism.  ...
Three solid ideas to help you get started
July 03, 2019
July 3, 2019. It’s foolish to witness such an obvious trajectory and pretend like there’s nothing happening. ...
It’s Time to Declare Your Independence from Tyranny, America
July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019. For too long now, we have suffered the injustices of a government that has no regard for our rights or our humanity. ...
The Bolsheviks aren’t coming. They’re already here.
July 01, 2019
July 1, 2019. When Russia is more capitalist than the USA... we have a problem. ...
It’s not just foreigners who should fear crossing the US border
June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019. For American citizens too, borders have become no-rights zones. ...
The ridiculous return of the Zimbabwe dollar
June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019. Now Zimbabwe’s government has re-introduced its own currency and banned the use of all other foreign currencies, including the US dollar. ...
5 signs you’re actually a Puritan psychopath
June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019. Puritans ignore logic and reason and stick to their dogma. That often leads to some form of a witch-hunt and "public hanging." ...
The Hypocritical Double Standards of Political Outrage
June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019. “She was asked what she had learned from the Holocaust, and she said that 10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and that 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and that the remaining 80 percent could be moved in either direct ...
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8 scientific reasons free-play is vital for your kids
June 26, 2019
June 26, 2019. Play builds on personality, stimulates cognitive development, and encourages social and emotional skills. ...
What ever happened to the radical conservative?
June 25, 2019
June 25, 2019. Remember when radicals would tar, feather, and pour boiling hot tea down tax collectors' throats? ...
Prescription For Violence: The Corresponding Rise of Antidepressants, SSRIs & Mass Shootings
June 24, 2019
June 24, 2019. Since the increase in SSRI antidepressants being widely prescribed, the rise in mass shootings has increased right along with it. ...
Texas wants to make sex jokes illegal
June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019. College snowflakes have become so delicate that even sex jokes could soon become illegal on campuses. ...
The Jackboots Are Coming: Mass Arrests, Power Grabs and the Politics of Fear
June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019. This is how you use the politics of fear to persuade a freedom-loving people to shackle themselves to a dictatorship. ...
Rejoice. The end of Banking is nigh.
June 19, 2019
June 19, 2019. While I’m wary of Facebook, I believe Libra will likely serve as a catalyst. ...
Even building code enforcement is too much power for government
June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019. Even the tiniest bit of power attracts the worst type of people. ...
Decentralize the Drug War — On the Way to Abolishing It
June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019. The road to ending the War on Drugs will be filled with plenty of obstacles, but it has to start somewhere. ...
Fake News does more for real journalism than “real journalism”
June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019. What could fake news websites help us learn about notorious warmonger John Bolton? ...
Four insane data privacy scandals, just from this month
June 14, 2019
June 14, 2019. Soccer app spies on fans, another government database hacked, Apple scans your uploaded images, 44 days in jail for not unlocking phone. ...
As Hong Kong refuses to bend the knee…
June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019. What this means about besieged governments and police. ...
The Omnipresent Surveillance State: Orwell’s 1984 Is No Longer Fiction
June 12, 2019
June 12, 2019. Big Tech wedded to Big Government has become Big Brother. ...
Who would possibly do something so crazy? Pretty much everyone in Japan.
June 11, 2019
June 11, 2019. You have to actually pay this bankrupt government money in order to lend to them. ...
Not too shabby for a place with no natural resources…
June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019. We purchase insurance policies because it’s a sensible thing to do. And then we go on with our lives. ...
Local government seized countless children based on falsified drug test results
June 07, 2019
June 7, 2019. It turns out that lab’s owner, Brandy Murrah, was FALSIFYING those results. ...
Don’t forget the “Galt’s Gulch Tactic.” Shrug-off the government.
June 06, 2019
June 6, 2019. The American dream will always exist. It just might not always exist in America. ...
How Obamacare Created Massive Addiction-Treatment Fraud
June 05, 2019
June 5, 2019. One of the problems with federal hand-out programs is that individuals take advantage of them and scam artists outright loot them. ...
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