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The Senate voted on Thursday to block billions of dollars of armaments to Saudi Arabia in what the New York Times described as a "sharp and bipartisan rebuke of the Trump administration's attempt to…
Authored by Marie Huillett via CoinTelegraph, The deceased owner of the now-defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX was allegedly transferring user funds off the exchange and using them as a…
Nothing infuriates the left like listening to a minority express a conservative opinion. And so it was on Wednesday when a black student who was descended from slaves who worked on Thomas Jefferson's…
Update 2: In his clearest threat yet, President Trump replied "you'll soon find out" when asked whether the US would attack Iran. In remarks to the press, Trump reiterated that Iran made a "very bad…
Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Even though there is a tremendous amount of evidence to the contrary, the Federal Reserve continues to insist that the U.S. economy is in…
Already eight years ago, the head of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani boasted to the US General David Petraeus that: "You should know that I... control policy for Iran with respect to Iraq,…
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has apparently decided to shift strategies. Its latest initiative is apparently to use their "Christian" lobby — and various organizations that lobby creates — to…
One of the more disturbing discoveries regarding Iran's ever-expanding terrorism horizons has emerged in London where it was revealed by the Daily Telegraph earlier this month that a terrorist cell…
In an address to the 7th Annual Hellenic Air Force Academy Air Power Conference on May 15, Pyatt stressed America's strong support for its long-standing alliance with Greece, but he seemed to imply…
In China, censorship, now largely automated, has reached "unprecedented levels of accuracy, aided by machine learning and voice and image recognition." — Cate Cadell, Reuters, May 26, 2019. As in…
Most of us have heard the arguments from the Left on the emancipatory power of the Universal Basic Income Guarantee to free us from the chains of work, stress and poverty, and to liberate the…
What is particularly scary is that the whole argument for the new law was not really about saving lives or reducing gun violence, but is about Brussels ordering Switzerland to modify gun laws to…
The concept of economic cost seems to confuse people. It is not the price you pay for a good, but the reason you pay it. The cost of one action is the value you could otherwise have gained from…
Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn’tby Alberto Alesina, Carlo Favero, and Francesco GiavazziPrinceton: Princeton University Press, 2019, xvi + 245 pp. Mark Thornton (mthornton@mises.org) is…
Confucian Capitalism: Shibusawa Eiichi, Business Ethics, and Economic Development in Meiji Japanby John H. SagersCham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xvi + 245 pp. Jason Morgan (jmorgan…
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. At an elevation of over 2,000…
On Monday, June 17, and again on Tuesday, June 18, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stated that the "authoritarian and fascist" Trump administration "has established concentration…
Former Virginia state attorney Ken Cuccinelli has become acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The new USCIS boss warns that “If the sponsored immigrant receives any federal…
On June 18, 2019 The New York Daily News reported, "Cuomo signs bill granting undocumented immigrants access to New York driver’s licenses despite 11th-hour concerns."   Incredibly, the…
The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution includes a guarantee that no person shall “be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb.” The U.S. Supreme Court decided…
Wednesday night on Fox News, Tucker Carlson highlighted how the Koch brothers are working against the interests of the average Republican voter and are actively partnering with groups like the Anti…
Democratic 2020 presidential frontrunner Joe Biden told a group of wealthy billionaire and multi-millionaire donors at a fundraising event Monday in New York that "nothing would fundamentally change"…
Senator Josh Hawley introduced the "Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act" on Wednesday which if passed would force Big Tech companies to either respect free speech and the First Amendment and…
Tucker Carlson is saving America from another neocon war, if this report from the Daily Beast is to be taken seriously. …
Asked to name the benefits of immigration, the majority of Americans responded "better food" according to a new YouGov poll. …
Last night, British MPs disgracefully voted to delay Brexit and change the date of departure – promised by Theresa May countless times – from 29th March, this Friday. Gee, wonder […] The post MPs…
Nearly a dozen Tory MPs totally ignored the Conservative grassroots to vote to revoke Article 50 and stop Brexit completely to avoid a No Deal Brexit. The 10 Tory MPs […] The post 10 Tory MPs vote to…
Politicians in the House of Commons have today voted against every proposed way forward on Brexit. The Remainer Parliament is gridlocked. Latest stories direct in your inbox Sign up for […] The post…
The DUP’s Party Leader Arlene Foster has confirmed that her party still cannot support Theresa May’s EU deal despite the PM pledging to leave her role asif MPs backed the […] The post DUP still…
It appears Theresa May has pledged to eventually leave her role as Prime Minister within the next few months, before the next stage of Brexit negotiations on the future relationship. […] The post May…
A 45-year-old Iraqi migrant who’s suspected of setting several fires in the center of Graz – Austria’s second largest city after Vienna – including ones at city hall and a district court has been…
The European Union will not be successful on the global stage unless it makes a U-turn on its migration policy, Hungary’s foreign minister Peter Szijjarto said in Luxembourg, arguing that stopping…
The attack on free speech in the name of combating violence and “hate speech” continues to escalate: In Germany, MSM are trying to frame alternative media for the murder of CDU politician Walter…
The new name for a formal national populist alliance in the European Parliament has been revealed. In an announcement made on social media, National Rally MEP Thierry Mariani declared, “Identity and…
The United Kingdom  has officially banned “harmful gender stereotypes” in advertising over concerns it could contribute to societal inequality. But is this political correctness run amok, or long…
RPI Director Daniel McAdams joined The News With Rick Sanchez to discuss how the neocons are again stovepiping intelligence and serving it up to a mainstream media eager for war. Seventeen years ago…
Results released this month of a new Gallup poll of marijuana legalization supporters in America indicate that 60 percent of them view legalizing marijuana being “a matter of freedom and personal…
You may recall United States Libertarian Party Chairman Nicholas Sarwark, in a December of 2016 interview, denouncing prominent libertarian communicator Ron Paul’s support for states’ rights. In…
So, you think the United States government is too big and powerful and that power should be returned to state and local governments? Well, Adam Kokesh may be your presidential candidate — if you are…
In a new interview with host Scott Horton at the Scott Horton Show, prominent libertarian communicator and peace proponent Ron Paul discussed how Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presenting a “gross…
The leadership race will narrow to two candidates tomorrow: Johnson vs Gove or Hunt. It won't matter. Johnson will win.
The dot plot of future expectations has split into two camps: Those who expect the status quo and those who see cuts.
Economists are discussing the merits or lack thereof of Italy's proposed Mini-BOT currency.
Republican and Democrat lawmakers demand hearings and a moratorium on Facebook's "Libra" cryptocurrency proposal.
Want to know what's holding back housing and family formation? Look no further than student loans.
The great Murray Rothbard, known as Mr. Libertarian, was first and foremost an economist, but he brought his characteristic iconoclasm also to the study of history, where he tore through old…
Scott and I discuss the life and work of the heroic William Norman Grigg, who covered stories that would otherwise have remained in obscurity, generally pertaining to various ways -- largely but not…
Carey Wedler has been producing libertarian content online for years, but as she first became politically aware, she was a progressive. I love stories like these, so we discuss the various insights…
The heroic Karen Straughan returns to the show to throw cold water on the cartoonish images of an oppressive patriarchy, toxic masculinity, and the usual kit and kaboodle, and finds that feminists,…
Jacqueline Isaacs, a contributor to the book Called to Freedom: Why You Can Be Christian and Libertarian, joins me to discuss whether these two systems are compatible. Sponsor: Skillshare Show…
If you want to avert the development of a sight-robbing disease called macular degeneration you are going to have to step outside modern medicine.  Eye doctors only have treatment but no prevention…
Shop all books by Judge Napolitano “…nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb…” –Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution The government in…
For those of us who have been the victims of a public shaming, as I was at the beginning of 2018, something rather wonderful happened last week. The jury delivered its verdict in a law suit that a…
I have to confess that ludicrous science fiction films are often a guilty pleasure for me, an interest I shared with my late father and still share with my brother. Many years ago, in theaters I…
This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto by Calcutta-born NYU journalism professor Suketu Mehta takes pro-immigration polemics to their logical conclusion: “Immigration as reparations.”…
For six months now, folks said the Fed had made a “U-turn” and would cut rates at the “next” meeting, or in between meetings, and by 50 basis points, and cut, cut, cut, and would re-start QE. But…
Ecommerce and globalization of retail crush distribution channels, wholesalers, local retailers, large retailers, prices, and margins. 
Vancouver housing bubble sags. Toronto down 3.4% from peak. Calgary and Edmonton back to 2007. Montreal sets new record. National index ticks up the least for any May in 21 years of data.
Draghi’s shenanigans get hilarious, just months before his term ends.
Freight shipments dropped the most since Nov 2009.
ZUCK: yea so if you ever need info about anyone at harvard ZUCK: just ask ZUCK: i have over 4000 emails, pictures, addresses, sns FRIEND: what!? how’d you manage that one? ZUCK: people just submitted…
War is not a foregone conclusion or a national necessity. Each successive occupant of the White House only needs you to believe that in order to centralize the power of an increasingly imperial…
Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men, even when they exercise influence and not authority: still more when you superadd the tendency or…
Today’s the first day in a long time financial markets appear willing to at least consider the reality of the geopolitical situation on the ground for what it is, as opposed to what most people would…
Yesterday, Trump took to Twitter and unexpectedly threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this coming Friday. This caught most people by surprise given incessant commentary over the past several…
Trump's deals with Mexico seem to be working. The post Arrests Along U.S.-Mexico Border Are Falling, Preliminary Figures Show appeared first on American Renaissance.
Only Chinese are willing to move to Chicago. Even blacks are leaving. The post Why Are Residents Leaving Illinois in Droves? appeared first on American Renaissance.
All of Puerto Rico’s problems are America’s fault. The post America’s Forgotten Colony: Ending Puerto Rico’s Perpetual Crisis appeared first on American Renaissance.
Indians want more federal money, too. The post The 2020 Census Is Coming. Will Native Americans Be Counted? appeared first on American Renaissance.
It could become another Hungary. The post Italy at the Crossroads appeared first on American Renaissance.
The more the East invades the West, the more it becomes apparent that my explanation for the historical success of some minorities is dependent upon their possession of a low-trust, high-performance…
Unauthorized professor Rachel Fulton Brown laments the colorization of what used to be known as the Dark Ages:You remember, right? What it was like when the Middle Ages were Dark? The Roman Catholic…
Iran shoots down a US drone:The US have confirmed that Iran has shot down one of its $180million spy drones, but refutes the Revolutionary Guard's claims it was in Iranian airspace.Iranian commander…
The Wheel of Time wasn't any good in book form. One shudders to think how bad it will be by the time Amazon gets through with it:Amazon’s highly anticipated TV series adaptation of the beloved book…
What sort of drooling moron is going to give Mark freaking Zuckerberg control over his money, however virtual?The much-hyped launch of Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra has met a brick wall of…
[Thomas’s] question is Aristotle's: is there any science beyond natural science and mathematics? If to be and to be material are identical, then the science of being as being will be identical with…
Many contemporary philosophers are unsure how to read Thomas. He was in his primary and official profession a theologian. Nonetheless, we find among his writings works anyone would recognize as…
I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.-          Abraham MaslowC. J. Engel has a very interesting and thought provoking piece on…
Understanding Aquinas will take me several chapters.  Placing him in a framework that incorporates Plato’s Form of the Good and Aristotle’s Four Causes will take more – although I will likely touch…
NB: All previous chapters can be found here.The Form of the Good was the ultimate form for Plato, from which every other form derived its goodness, but it was impersonal.-          Plato and…
When Israeli prime ministers are in trouble, facing difficult elections or a corruption scandal, the temptation has typically been for them to unleash a military operation to bolster their standing.…
Done with my article on walking, I rewarded myself by heading to the local Popeyes. Yes, there’s one in District 6, within walking distance of my mosquito netting. Though any Saigon lunch beyond two…
There is so much disinformation that it is difficult to judge the Israeli news report below that the US is planning a military attack on Iran. Israel wants the US to attack Iran and the report could…
Israel never loses an opportunity to promote what it perceives to be its interests. That any nation would do just that most of the time should surprise no one, but Israel is perhaps unique in terms…
Reading the letters of the young Charles de Gaulle, I recently came across an interesting passage describing life in interwar Poland. Actually, there is something charming about these letters in…
  An Ominous Sign of Things to Come Despite being probably robbed of the Democratic Party’s nomination by the Clinton political machine, the success of the Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign with his…
  The “Greatest Economy in History” Stumbles “This is the greatest economy in the history of our country”, Donald Trump opined just a few months ago. Alas, recently there is growing evidence of an…
  Silver Price Driven by Reservation Demand The price of gold went up a buck last week, but the price of silver dropped back 13 cents. And the gold-silver ratio marches further upwards. Keith spoke…
  A Loose Relationship The Dow Jones Industrial Average made another concerted run at the elusive 27,000 milestone over the last several weeks.  But, as of this writing, the index has stalled out…
  Gold is Paul Tudor Jones’ Favorite Trade Over the Coming 12-24 Months In a recent Bloomberg interview, legendary trader and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones was asked what areas of the markets…
You’re a boss, you work with people, and people work for you. Some days everything goes great. Your business functions like a well-oiled machine. Some days are different. Your business stares into…
Austria. Once the heart of a great Empire, now a small land-locked nation in the middle of Europe. The country inhabits around 8.8 million citizens. The population is growing, mostly due to the…
Porn is destroying the virility in modern men. This loss in virility, in their manliness, is driving the gap between the sexes and the lack of fertility in Europe. The post Europe Has Lost its…
Becoming Disillusioned with Art Many children, myself included, become disinterested in art during their time in high school. I recall my teacher being ecstatic about a new work done by Damien Hirst…
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…
“Hate speech is on the rise, threatening peace, social stability and democratic values. That’s why I’ve launched a plan to identify, prevent, and confront hate speech while upholding freedom of…
Abdesselam Tazi, a Moroccan national is accused of recruiting young people into the ranks of the Islamic State in exchange for money. He says “it’s all lies and only wants to live in peace in…
Protests in London during US president Donald J Trump visit to the United Kingdom have turned violent as a Trump supporter is attacked by far-left protestors in the British capital A Trump supporter…
Free movement is one of these Euro quirks that popped up out of the unshakable fear that were it not to be implemented, the whole continent would sooner or later hurl itself into throes of death and…
Despite the fake leftist rage from journalists and politicians from the establishment, the English comedian was actually praised by the public for being honest, trustworthy, and ‘telling it like it…