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By all accounts, a historic defeat like the one suffered by Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday night when the Commons overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit withdrawal agreement by a margin of roughly…
CNN legal analyst Areva Martin had a race-baiting fail after accusing SiriusXM radio host and Fox News contributor David Webb of "white privilege" during a debate on his Monday morning radio show  …
Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If we follow the logic and evidence presented in these seven points, we are forced to conclude that the fractures in France, Germany and the EU…
A few weeks after Citi unexpectedly announced that it was facing a $180 million loss on a loan to an Asian hedge fund which saw major losses on its FX trades, now it's BNP Paribas turn: the French…
Israel has confirmed it is in extensive talks with Egypt to build a new sub-sea natural gas pipeline between the two countries as part of a previously agreed $15 billion deal to export Israeli gas to…
The decision to send the criminal inhabitants of the asylum center to the uninhabited island of Lindholm caused great relief in Bording -- an element the international press appears to have missed.…
The concept of the clash of civilizations assumes that there is a conflict between religions. This view often appears to be true where Islam is concerned; the religious aspect of Islamism appears to…
This is the kind of story that the "State of Palestine" does not intend to raise during its chairmanship of the largest bloc of developing countries at the UN. It seems that, from the point of view…
In May 2015, the secular daily newspaper Cumhuriyet published on its front page a video and photographic evidence of arms deliveries by the Turkish intelligence services to Islamist groups in Syria.…
"Today begins a journey that will continue in the coming months for a different Europe, for a change of the European Commission, of European policies, which puts at the center the right to life, work…
[Omnipotent Government (1944)] Among the infinity of fallacious statements and factual errors that go to form the structure of Marxian philosophy there are two that are especially objectionable. Marx…
Paul Krugman was the featured speaker at a special session of the 2004 Southern Economic Association meetings, held the weekend before Thanksgiving, and a number of economists listened intently as…
Most libertarians are familiar with Dwight Eisenhower’s warning about the military-industrial complex and its nefarious influence on US foreign policy. Many have read Major General Smedley Butler’s…
[Originally published in The Review of Austrian Economics 9 (2), 1996.]   The very term "public utility" … is an absurd one. Every good is useful "to the public," and almost every good … may be…
I will never forget the day Vladimir Bukovsky, the celebrated Soviet dissident, walked unsteadily across a bridge to freedom, having been swapped with the head of the Chilean Communist Party.  He…
The Washington Post reported this past weekend that President Trump wanted to keep his own private conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin truly private. How shocking! “President Trump…
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. "Is ‘Likability’ in Politics…
Last Friday in Sacramento, U.S. Magistrate Judge Deborah Barnes submitted a 116-page recommendation that the conviction of Hamid Hayat be vacated. It was Barnes’ latest attempt to free Hayat,…
The Democrats are determined to block the essential construction of a secure barrier on the dangerous U.S./Mexican border that would insure that all who enter the United States are vetted and that…
A member of the Oxycontin-manufacturing Sackler family said at the launch party for the drug in the 1990's that the coming "prescription blizzard" would be "deep, dense and white," according to a…
ThinkProgress "LGBTQ Editor" Zack Ford deleted a tweet on Tuesday where he slammed conservatives for being "thrilled" that an innocent woman shot and killed a 19-year-old armed mugger in Chicago. …
Asking census recipients whether they're US citizens "threatens American democracy," at least according to former Attorney General Eric Holder. …
Gillette's new ad bashing "toxic masculinity" is crashing and burning. As of Tuesday morning, the ad had over 3 million views with 292,000 downvotes versus around 55,000 upvotes. …
When Hollywood sends us their propagandists, they're not sending their best... …
A petition that stands against any extension to Article 50 is the most popular one in the country on the official Parliamentary petition website right now. It states: “Article 50 […] The post Public…
As hardline Remainer MPs seek to overturn the referendum result, arch-Europhile MEP Guy Verhofstadt has dismissed any Brexit delay beyond May. The EU Parliament’s Brexit coordinator this morning…
The group that operates the Channel Tunnel route between England and France, Eurotunnel, are the latest to allay concerns about a No Deal Brexit. In a statement following the rejection […] The post…
The sore losers are trying to twist and turn for a second referendum, and have rolled out 71 Labour MPs today who support a referendum re-run. Shameful. It actually isn’t […] The post 71 of 256…
The Jeremy Vine Show on Channel 5 yesterday hosted one of the most absurd debates seen in the mainstream media in recent times. Increasingly it seems such shows are going […] The post Jamelia…
A number of cases of rape and abuse of children, with foreign perpetrators, have been revealed in Oulu in the northern parts of Finland since last autumn, Fria Tider reports. The police are…
The president of the European Commisson, Jean-Claude Juncker, regrets the outcome of the “Deal or No Deal” vote in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. It was a clear “No Deal” with 432 “No…
The newly-installed head of the German secret police has announced plans to put the largest opposition party in German under surveillance. The new head of the Verfassungsschutz Thomas Haldenwang…
The German magazine “Der Spiegel” launched an unprecedented attack on the chief representative of the United States, Ambassador Richard Grenell, associating him with Neo-Nazis. In the wake of the…
At least 25% of all girls in Niger are married by the age of 15 – and 76% by the age of 18. It is the highest rate of child marriage in the world. Under Islamic Law (Sharia) girls can marry at any…
A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues is out. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud. …
Included in a Thursday foreign policy report by Rick Sanchez at RT, are portions of an interview with peace advocate and former United States House of Representatives Member Ron Paul (R-TX) in which…
In 2011, when then-Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) was seeking the Republican presidential nomination, he spoke passionately from the debate stage against the US government having a fence at the US…
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have not just been targeted by the United States government in response to their publishing of US government secrets. They have also been subjected to false reporting in…
A year into legal recreational marijuana sales in California, the volume of sales is far less than many people, and the state government, expected. The reason for low sales numbers is not that…
The Pentagon was not the only party pressing Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria last year. It turns out the Israeli government and its supporters in Washington were working very hard to get the…
In early September, during major protests in Iraq’s Shi’ite southeast, a group fired three mortar shells into the Green Zone of Baghdad. The shells landed in an empty lot, doing no damage and causing…
Dear Supporters of the Libertarian Institute, Happy New Year! First of all, Thank you very much for your past support of the Institute from me and Sheldon Richman. We have been so pleased at the…
There’s a lot of Wall talk going on these days, but both political sides’ proposed solutions would seem to make everyone in this country less free. Is there a way to address these border issues in a…
I’m starting to wonder whether President Trump has any power over US foreign policy at all. Many people believe that the US president is just a figurehead, with actual foreign policy firmly in the…
President Trump again threatens to leave NATO. Some are shocked. I say: please do.
Forget about a 2nd referendum or an election saving the day. I make a strong case why no-deal is the most likely outcome
UK Prime Minister Theresa May went down in the worst defeat since the 1920s. Vote of No Confidence tomorrow.
Proponents of the Phillips Curve keep looking for ways in which it works. Yet, another study concludes it doesn't.
The collapse of the sedan market has left Detroit automakers with too many plants. An auto recession has begun.
Tucker Carlson, who's been great on some issues, has been speaking out against what he considers the free-market fundamentalism (I wish!) of mainstream conservatism. He says we need to understand…
Steve Clayton was a vice president at LabCorp, where many of us have gone to have blood work done, and took a chance: he left it all behind to go out on his own as an entrepreneur. The gamble paid…
Today, Sasha Hodder, an authority on the legal and regulatory aspects of cryptocurrency, discusses the regulatory hurdles faced by crypto, but also advances in privacy for users. Sponsor: Skillshare…
Allen Mendenhall, who holds a Ph.D. in English from Auburn University, joins me to discuss what libertarian literary criticism looks like. Sponsor: Blinkist Show Notes for Ep. 1317
Pat Flynn -- fitness expert, libertarian, and entrepreneur -- joins me to discuss one of the vanishingly small number of books in personal development that gives you specific action items to improve…
Here are a couple of easy immigration questions — answerable with a simple “yes” or “no” — we might ask any American of any political stripe: Does everyone in the world have a right to live in the U…
I do not and will not fly, so I can’t speak from personal observation. But those of you who brave aviation’s horrors tell me that the last thing the TSA’s thugs need are more calories. They’re obese,…
Shop all books by Pat Buchanan “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser,…
Shop all books by Tom Woods From The Tom Woods Letter: You may have heard there’s a teacher strike going on in Los Angeles. Cenk Uygur, creator of The Young Turks, took to Twitter to broadcast his…
In a disastrous interview with the New York Times last week, Iowa congressman Steve King put his foot in his mouth (and not for the first time) by asking this imprudent question: “White nationalists,…
The one-month yield is 21 basis points higher than CPI, not seen since 2009.
Shifting bad consumer & business debts from banks to the public, but the way this bank bailout got packaged is pretty nifty.
For the majority, pay has remained flat or has fallen over the past year.
Welcome to the Big Club of Saturation & Decline.
California’s rate payers & taxpayers likely on the hook, as we know from PG&E's first bankruptcy in 2001.
You don’t need me to tell you how completely crazy and distorted the financial markets have become over the last decade. Anyone reading this already knows that, which is partly why I stopped writing…
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If you don’t follow me on Twitter, you’ve been missing out on some good stuff. With the brith of our third child a couple of months ago, it’s been increasingly hard for me to find the time to sit…
2018 was a slog, and the more I mention this to friends, the more I realize a lot of other people feel the same way. It wasn’t a bad or terrible year for us, but at the same time nothing came easy.…
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Not even the world’s most famous scientist is allowed to speak the truth. The post The Disgraceful Shaming of James Watson appeared first on American Renaissance.
Congressman stripped of committee assignments. The post Republicans Stawman Steve King appeared first on American Renaissance.
Democrats are working on resolutions to censure him. The post Steve King Removed from Committee Assignments over White Supremacy Remark appeared first on American Renaissance.
Troops will remain there until the fall. The post Pentagon Extending Mission of Troops at Southern Border appeared first on American Renaissance.
Germany’s security agency can act against “perceived threats to the democratic order.” The post Germany Steps Up Monitoring of Far-Right AfD Party appeared first on American Renaissance.
This is an email from a British reader who wants to put the situation in perspective for non-British readers. And remember, the British mainstream media is every bit as unreliable when it comes to…
The ever-treasonous Theresa May's fake Brexit deal went down to historic defeat.Theresa May suffered an historic landslide defeat in the Commons tonight, losing her Brexit deal by 432 to 202 - a huge…
Even people who desperately want to be considered tolerant, equalitarian, progressive, inclusive, and diverse simply can't take the constant barrage of pressure to converge more completely anymore…
People often ask me to provide historical examples of the various ranks in the socio-sexual hierarchy. Alphas are always very easy to find, because history is largely a written account of the doings…
I have absolutely no doubt that the US Navy is going to lose the next War in the South Pacific to the Chinese Navy. The Fort investigative report is yet another indicator of this eminently…
The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism, by Edward FeserThe “nature” of a thing, from an Aristotelian point of view, is, as we’ve seen, the form or essence it instantiates.Feser will…
At least the beginnings of one.  A difficult task – what rights does the child have under the non-aggression principle?  Of course, a child has many of the same rights as the adult – not to be…
…[Thomas Aquinas] once came upon “a holy nun who used to be levitated in ecstasy.”  His reaction was to comment on how large her feet were.  “This made her come out of her ecstasy in indignation…
Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between possibility…
I have updated the following tabs, all to be found at the top of the page:BU2B (Brought up to Believe): call it a combination of my alternative version of history and the result of my taking the red…
The name, ‘The Southern Poverty Law Center’ (SPLC) is misleading. The SPLC does little to alleviate poverty, its own stated goals are: fighting hate, teaching tolerance and seeking justice. At the…
"Stop the ENDLESS WARS!" implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser, for a U.S. war on Iran would be…
I’m standing atop Rush Hill on Alaska's remote St. Paul Island. While only 665 feet high, it provides a 360-degree view of this tundra-covered, 13-mile-long, seven-mile-wide part of the Pribilof…
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu famously was unaware that he was being filmed when he commented that “America is a thing you can move very easily, moved in the right direction.” His…
I painted houses for a decade, and on our crews, we always knew of each other’s relative competence, willingness to work, sense of responsibility, substance addictions, if any, and, ultimately,…
  Something Odd is Happening The price of gold went up two bucks, while that of silver fell ten pennies. Something’s odd about how the metals have traded. Back when the market thought that the Fed…
  Almost Predictable One of the more enticing things about financial markets is not that they’re predictable.  Or that they’re not predictable.  It’s that they’re almost predictable… or at least they…
  Fundamental Developments – Silver Looking Frisky The price of gold went up four bucks, and the price of silver rose 32 cents. Silver has been going up in gold terms since the middle of last week,…
  Unexpected Inflection Points High inflection points in life, like high inflection points in the stock market, are both humbling and instructive.  One moment you think you’ve got the world by the…
  Drain, drain, drain…   “Master!”, cried the punters, “we urgently need rain! We can no longer bear this unprecedented pain!” “I’m sorry my dear children, you beg for rain in vain. It is I who is in…
Belgium Belgium is best known for its waffles and for hosting the capital of the European Union. The capital, Brussels, hosts both the national as well as the European government. It is an odd…
Get Used To It This is the title of an article published in a Dutch national newspaper. The article discusses the demographic shift with Eric Kauffmann. He published a book titled ‘Whiteshift’, on…
The Netherlands, a Demographic Wave A small country in north-western Europe, the Netherlands officially gained its independence in 1648. It is a country that gained its identity by its constant…
The United States – Rise to a Global Power Since the end of World War II, the world has known two powers. The United States and the Soviet Union. Since the 1990’s only the United States was left.…
The End of Communism – a New Era Several decades ago, Eastern Europe was covered by communism. Until suddenly, communism ended. Factories, mines and land, formerly owned by the state, were sold to…
Unless you’re an internet-deprived recluse, you’ll have seen Gillette’s latest attempt at post-modern propaganda in the form of their divisive new advert. The advert, based on the recent #MeToo…
Without a doubt the opiate epidemic is the worst drug crisis in American history. Today more Americans die from drug overdoses than they do from car accidents. Last year the number of drug overdose…
The number of hand grenades attacks has exploded in the last years in Sweden. In 2011 only two hand grenades was detonated in Sweden. In 2016 that figure skyrocketed to a whopping 39, with over half…
The ninth round of yellow vests protests began tamely amid a heavy police presence of some 80,000 officers nationwide, as well as 5,000 in the capital. 84,000 protesters turned out for round nine, up…
Many Leftists and civic nationalist claim that migrants contribute to the economy. Some undoubtedly do, I examine here why many do not. This is the main argument that Leftists and even civic…