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Woman arrested in India for concealing 1.2kg of gold in her rectum
January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020. It’s a pretty sad state of affairs when people are forced to do something so drastic just to make sure they have an honest currency that can’t be manipulated by bureaucrats. ...
The two best gifts to give your newborn child
January 17, 2020
January 17, 2020. This opens all sorts of doors, opportunities, and Plan Bs. ...
Uncle Sam just used its financial nuclear weapon again
January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020. This what makes the dollar such a powerful weapon: the US government can threaten foreign countries with nearly total financial collapse. ...
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Red Flag Nation: Anti-Gun Laws, Sanctuary Cities and the Second Amendment
January 16, 2020
January 16, 2020. Even the most well-intentioned government law or program can be—and has been—perverted. ...
The Magna Carta Offered More Property Protection Than Modern US States
January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020. The nation is in the midst of a housing crisis. Government policies like zoning restrictions and rent control contribute to and sustain the problem. ...
Do you have a backup generator?
January 14, 2020
January 14, 2020. People who take this precaution are well-protected in the event that disaster strikes. This way of thinking can obviously be applied to a lot of things… like retirement planning. ...
Commercial Ammo
Commercial Ammo: The Untold History of Springfield Armory and America’s Munitions Factories
January 13, 2020
From our military’s federal armory to the pioneering of commercial ammunition by Remington, this guide details the history of civilian ammo. ...
Tech giant doesn’t want anyone to be offended… ever
January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020. We want to wish the best of luck to the second largest company on Earth as they embark on their mission to ensure they don’t offend a single person. ...
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The generational impact you can have right now
January 09, 2020
January 9, 2020. If your home country ever becomes undesirable or unlivable like Venezuela, you don’t have to rely on the charity of others. You already have a Plan B exit strategy. ...
Black America Before LBJ
Black America Before LBJ: How the Welfare State Inadvertently Helped Ruin Black Communities
January 09, 2020
The 1960s Great Society and War on Poverty programs of President Lyndon B. Johnson have been a giant failure. Social welfare programs are in no way effective at alleviating poverty. Learn how LBJ’s welfare state creates a culture where people receive benefits ...
Come Home, America: Stop Policing the Globe and Put an End to Wars-Without-End
January 08, 2020
January 8, 2020. This is how a military empire occupies the globe. ...
Bolsheviks want to shut down Puerto Rico’s tax incentives
January 08, 2020
January 8, 2020. Bolsheviks don’t like win/win scenarios. They want “the rich” to lose, even if Puerto Rico loses too. ...
I sure am glad that I own gold…
January 07, 2020
January 7, 2020. It’s not the fact that the gold price is up $100 in a month, or that precious metals have performed very well as an asset class. ...
The American Old West
The American Old West: How Hollywood Made It “Wild” to Make Money & Advance Gun Control
January 06, 2020
Western films are a great example of Hollywood distorting our perspective on history. Outlaws running loose and vigilantes dishing out justice – this so-called “Wild West” is a myth, and our guide details how this Hollywood narrative has been used to push ...
Own a home? You’re responsible for California’s wild-fires
January 03, 2020
January 3, 2020. Professor Blames Private Property for California Wildfires. ...
Police Militarization
Nullify Government Tyranny: In 2020, Harness the Power of Your Discontent
December 31, 2019
December 31, 2019. No matter who sits in the White House, politics won’t fix a system that is broken beyond repair. ...
6 Reasons for Optimism in 2020
December 30, 2019
December 30, 2019. We have much to be grateful for and many reasons to be ecstatic about continued human progress. ...
sovereign-states
America’s Sovereign States: The Obscure History of How 10 Independent States Joined the U.S.
December 30, 2019
It is often said that before the Civil War, the United States “are,” but after the War, the United States “is.” This is a reference to the formerly theoretically sovereign nature of each state as compared to “one nation, indivisible.” More than just ...
Congress gives America a special Christmas present: higher taxes
December 26, 2019
December 26, 2019. You’ve got to hand it to these people– Congress really knows how to bring out the holiday cheer. ...
War Is Over If You Want It: Pointers for Spreading Some Christmas Cheer
December 23, 2019
December 23, 2019. No matter what one’s budget, religion, or political persuasion, there is no shortage of things we can each do right now to pay our blessings forward and recapture the true spirit of Christmas. ...
Gun Background Checks
Gun Background Checks: How the State Came To Decide Who Can and Cannot Buy a Firearm
December 23, 2019
Since the Gun Control Act of 1968, adults in the United States have had to endure required background checks in order to purchase firearms. But what brought on this gun control legislation, how does it work, and is it effective? This guide answers all your back ...
Caribbean Pirates had a better system of government
December 20, 2019
December 20, 2019. How did pirates effectively organize and manage such ruffians? ...
It only costs about 20 grand to get away with murder
December 20, 2019
December 20, 2019. Kentucky Governor Pardons Murderer after family’s fundraiser. ...
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It depends on the meaning of the word ‘is’. . .
December 19, 2019
December 19, 2019. Historian Will Durant often wrote that, despite the tremendous growth in knowledge over 5,000 years of human history, wisdom is little changed. ...
He helped expand the surveillance state. Now he’s its victim.
December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019. As the Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises said, “The worst thing that can happen to a socialist is to have his country ruled by socialists who are not his friends.” ...
The Child That Christmas Forgot: How Would Jesus Fare in the American Police State?
December 17, 2019
December 17, 2019. That baby in the manger grew up to be a man who did not turn away from evil but instead spoke out against it. ...
One of the easiest places in the world to obtain residency
December 16, 2019
December 16, 2019. I still make sure to go back at least once a year. And I’m always astounded by how much the country has changed. ...
state gun control
State Gun Control in America: A Historic Guide to Major State Gun Control Laws and Acts
December 16, 2019
U.S. states have wildly varying gun control laws. Learn the history of major gun control laws and acts enacted by America's state legislatures at Ammo.com. ...
Operation Fast and Furious
Operation Fast and Furious: The Forgotten History of the ATF’s Notorious Gunwalking Scandal
December 14, 2019
The ATF is ok with letting illegal gun purchases go – if it benefits them. So what happens when the ATF organizes a gunwalking operation, allowing criminals to purchase hundreds of firearms? Learn the forgotten history of the scandalous Operation Fast and Fur ...
Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent: The Forgotten History of the Conservative Rock-and-Roller and Gun Advocate
December 13, 2019
The Nuge. Uncle Ted. Great Gonzo. The Motor City Madman. He goes by many names, but the one-and-only Ted Nugent is most well known as a conservative rock-and-roller who speaks his mind just as easily as he plays the guitar. Read our forgotten history about this ...
San Francisco spends almost $30 per flush for public toilets
December 13, 2019
December 13, 2019. Most of the costs were for the two staff members at each bathroom, to stop drug use and other criminal activity. ...
Secret Service wants schools to report more weirdos
December 12, 2019
December 12, 2019. If you’re not a pissed-off loner already, this is sure to do the trick. ...
How Memes Will Set Us Free
December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019. Memes have the power to subtly shape how society views events and institutions. ...
Sin Taxes & Other Orwellian Methods of Compliance That Feed the Government’s Greed
December 11, 2019
December 11, 2019. This is tyranny disguised as “the better good.” ...
Elon Musk
Broke billionaires (and other ridiculous signs of the top)
December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019. Musk’s wealth is both illiquid AND unprofitable. ...
The best economic citizenship program for 2020
December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019. $100,000 is pretty close to the cheapest in the world, especially for a single applicant. ...
Federal Gun Control
Federal Gun Control in America: A Historic Guide to Major Federal Gun Control Laws and Acts
December 09, 2019
Federal gun control is a complex, often misunderstood topic. Learn the history of major federal gun control laws and acts enacted by Washington at Ammo.com ...
Comedian fined $35k for offensive joke
December 06, 2019
December 6, 2019. It’s a pretty dangerous precedent to set when the courts start telling us that offensive jokes exceed ‘limits’ of free speech. ...
Betraying the Constitution: Who Will Protect Us from an Unpatriotic Patriot Act?
December 05, 2019
December 5, 2019. While Congress subjects the nation to its impeachment-flavored brand of bread-and-circus politics, our civil liberties continue to die a slow, painful death by a thousand cuts. ...
Gold has outperformed the stock market over the last year
December 04, 2019
December 4, 2019. Almost exactly one year ago to the day, I wrote that gold was cheap relative to just about every other asset class in the world. ...
How Robert De Niro ended up with three passports
December 02, 2019
December 2, 2019. It’s a pretty great deal if you can get it. And apparently if you’re Robert De Niro, you can. ...
Gun Ownership in America
American Gun Ownership: The Positive Impacts of Law-Abiding Citizens Owning Firearms
December 02, 2019
Despite the mainstream media showing a rise in gun control support, the facts prove that more guns equal lower crime and a higher likelihood of safety. ...
British government to decide how children can decorate their bedrooms
November 29, 2019
November 29, 2019. Parents will be fined or jailed for failing to comply with government orders if their child fails the subjective evaluations. ...
thanksgiving history
Thanksgiving: The Forgotten History of America’s Thanksgiving and What It Commemorates
November 27, 2019
Thanksgiving is the oldest national holiday in the United States. And while the celebration of Thanksgiving predates even the founding of the nation, it’s observation is not a continuous presence in American history. Learn how Thanksgiving has evolved to be c ...
Why Elizabeth Warren wants you to be poor
November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019. Despite giving away $98.5 million to help the homeless, Bezos is just a stingy billionaire asshole. ...
How Elon Musk obtained TWO additional passports (and you can too)
November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019. Among the more common ways to obtain a second passport: through ancestry, and through legal residency. Musk did them both. ...
Newspaper will stop reporting any news “traumatic” to snowflakes
November 22, 2019
November 22, 2019. Past generations were traumatized by fighting in the Vietnam War, or having police dogs sicced on them while marching for equal rights. ...
Who knew 2 cents could go so far?
November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019. Elizabeth Warren claims that her “2 cent” wealth tax would pay for universal child care, universal pre-school, funding for historically black colleges and universities, funding for public schools, free university education, the cancellati ...
The five scary new rules of upside-down capitalism
November 20, 2019
November 20, 2019. People who produce and save are supposed to be rewarded. People who irresponsibly go into debt to consume are supposed to be punished. But not anymore. ...
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Have you claimed the most valuable asset your ancestors passed down to you?
November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019. The only way to know for sure that you will be accepted and allowed to enter and stay in another country is to be a citizen of that country. ...
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