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16 separate intelligence agencies and thousands of employees are lying and Trump is not?????

You might be asking what would motivate the “not-my-President-elect” and Time’s person of the year, to double down on his false accusations that the intelligence community was making up its Intel that Russia was trying to impact the outcome of our election, we would guess it’s the same reason he won’t show us his taxes, because he’s financially in bed with the Russian oligarchs, like Putin. 1,172 more words


More Talk About More Growth and More Globalization, by Raúl Ilargi Meijer

Globalization is, according to Raúl Ilargi Meijer, another form of centralization, and centralization kills growth. From Meijer at theautomaticearth.com:

The world is facing the “first lost decade since the 1860s”, said Bank of England governor Mark Carney this week. 246 more words


Government, Cronyism, and the Gambling Industry

I have a very consistent view of victimless crimes.

Government Intervention

Bernie and Palin Agree: Trump’s Carrier Deal is Cronyism

It’s not impossible to teach an old dog new tricks, but it’s exceedingly difficult. The same applies to our government.  One would think the election of Donald Trump, the first non-politician to win the presidency, would be a signal for a change when it comes to special interests. 485 more words

Snowden: Petraeus disclosed more 'highly classified' information than I did, by Mallory Shelbourne

David Petraeus is one of the “special” people who can disclose government secrets and get his wrist slapped. Edward Snowden, living in excile in Russia, is not. 239 more words


DAPL Rerouted: A Victory for Liberty?

Image Credit: Carl Wycoff from Nevada, USA

So just recently it was announced that the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) would be rerouted such that it would pass farther away from the Standing Rock Reservation controlled by the Sioux Indian Tribes. 346 more words


Bad Penny

Cronyismnoun, derogatory:the appointment of friends and associates to positions of authority, without proper regard to their qualifications.

Kakistocracy-Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. 1,069 more words