What The ‘Bourbon Shortage’ And The Kentucky Derby Can Teach Us About The Fed

amrcnphrhThere is an urban legend that there is a looming Bourbon Supply Crisis. (Heaven Forfend!) Meanwhile, American Pharoah, as expected, won the Kentucky Derby. Both circumstances contain a homey lesson about the […]

REPORT: WikiLeaks Exposes President Obama's Backdoor Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal Through a Common Market and International Court Tribunals, to Merge Eventually with the European Union

Obama Big Brother

Julian Assange is a riddle wrapped in an enigma — a man truly the personification of a conundrum. A libertarian if one has ever existed, […]

So Long as We the People Control the Gun, We the People Will Control Our Government

"The Battle of Bunker Hill" by John Trumbull

“The Battle of Bunker Hill” by John Trumbull

Ah, gun control ― one of the great debates of our time — the debate of course regarding the age-old questions with answers long-since provided. The spirit of the Second […]

Who’s Afraid of the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

trnspcfcprtnrshpThe U.S. Senate just approved a “fast track” to negotiate and vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, and some on the far left and far right aren’t happy about […]

Marxism, Fabian Socialism and American Liberalism: The Left's First Reign of Terror During the French Revolution (1789-99)

Maximilien de Robespierre

Maximilien de Robespierre

“The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.” — Maximilien de Robespierre (1759-94)

Toryism in Great Britain and throughout Europe […]

Marxism, Fabian Socialism and American Liberalism: The Politics of Racial Supremacy through Class Warfare and Genocide

Socialism, defined: The politics of racial supremacy through the progression of class warfare and genocide

Benjamin Franklin wrote “A penny saved is a penny earned”. Yet today, one can acquire income through robbing the labor force’s piggy banks and redistributing its pennies to those refusing to work. Ambition is today taboo. […]

Gas Prices and Economic Principle

The left has shamelessly taken creedit for American Oil and Gas exploration and production reaching historic heights - yet, American Oil has boomed only in spite of the best efforts democrats have made to hinder its growth.

The left has shamelessly taken credit for American Oil and […]

Update: Rand Paul Comes Out Against Fast Track

Occasionally reality intrudes on a good essay. In a previous article, I stated that Rand Paul and Ted Cruz supported “fast track” authorization, officially known as trade promotion authority or TPA, for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). I pointed out Paul and Cruz in particular because I thought it was noteworthy and disappointing that the two […]

The Dangers of International Free Trade Agreements

U.S. non-financialaAssets per the IRS (Reuters)

Conservatives and libertarians are renowned for desiring the greatest possible autonomy with respect to the free market. This phenomena, in fact, aided in igniting “the shot heard ‘round the world” April 19, 1775 at Lexington and Concord. History teaches high school students the economic principle behind the French term laissez-faire, or “to […]

John McCain's Stolen Valor and Political Dereliction of American Liberty and Global Stability

Having debated leftist veterans of the United States Armed Forces, one detail of their ethos is nauseatingly clear: if they served during wartime, they were entitled by proxy to be considered exceptional American citizens. Most overwhelmingly are, and thank God for that. But just because one served his country during Vietnam where scores […]

The Russian Conflict and the Obama Shift Towards Global War

By now, it is no secret the global market for oil prices are seeing record low totals when compared to the past decade. But contrary to conventional wisdom, this is not at all good news, as global economies are destabilizing, the threats of state bankruptcy due to their heavy reliance upon the energy bubble to […]

The Prosopagnosia of the Grand Old Party and the Last Chance for a Conservative Revival: A Case to Restructure the Tea Party into a Third Major Political Party

Quote on forbearance by Edmund Burke.

Quote on forbearance by Edmund Burke.

The GOP has an identity crisis and, in the infamous words of Jimmy Carter as he blamed the […]

Margaret Sanger and Hillary Clinton: The Genocidal Whores of Babylon, Sterilization and the Swastika

Photoshopped image of Margaret Sanger (left) with Adolf Hitler (right).

Photoshopped image of Margaret Sanger (left) with Adolf Hitler (right).

Sanger preparing to deliver her speech before the KKK.May 18th, 2015 | Category: Constitution, Corruption, Courts, Legal, Crime, Criminal Justice, Culture, Economy, Economic Policy, Education, Feminism, Gender, Free Speech, Race, Ethnicity, Religion, Science, Social issues | Leave a comment

Big Government Advocates Say They Want More Competition – Their ‘Solutions’ Result in Less

gvtjbsThe road to Hell is paved with good government intentions.

We need not ascribe malicious motives to Big Government advocates – we need only look at their results.

Total US Debt Rises Over $18 Trillion; Up 70% […]

The Death of the Middle Class Under the Democrats' War on Poverty

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

Illustration on page 5 of the book Oliver Twist: Social Novel from 1898.

The Left hates freedom. They despise the rights to opportunity, to choice, […]

A Proposition for a New Conservative Party to Liberate America From the Shackles of Political-Correctness

Thomas Paine (1737-1808)

In 1776, Thomas Paine wrote in his iconic Revolutionary War pamphlet The American Crisis the following:

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of […]

“It is incumbent [America] pay its... debts as it goes... which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.

Graphic of Thomas Jefferson to Georgia Delegates in Congress, Paris, 22 December 1786.

Thomas Jefferson, oft described affectionately nearby his home atop the mountain top in Charlottesville, Virginia as “The Sage of […]

Trump, Fiorina and Huckabee Get Fast-Track Right

I was just about to write a column about Donald Trump being the only potential Republican candidate I knew of to forcefully come out against fast-track, and then I read this article. Carly Fiorina has now come out against it, as has Mike Huckabee. Fiorina and Huckabee are already declared candidates and Trump seems nearly […]

Ideas on Ending the Welfare State in America

Soup line during the Great Depression prior to Social Security.

PREFACE: To Provide Opportunity for All and Compassion Through Altruism

One of Tea Party presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s political crusades is to dissolve the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) alongside the progressive income tax prescribed […]

Obama Proclaims Unemployment Down, 11 Million Jobs Created – But He Doesn’t Proclaim The Following Facts!

Obama jobsThe BLS “Official” U-3 unemployment rate for March 2015 is 5.5%. The U-6 unemployment rate is 11%. However, Shadow Government Statistics says the unemployment rate is about 23%. So, which rate is […]

Economics So Simple, Even Politicians Will Understand

Popular Economics What the Rolling Stones Downton Abbey and LeBron James Can Teach You About EconomicsA specter, to paraphrase the opening line of The Communist Manifesto, is haunting America. That specter is the economics profession itself.

Economics has become immersed in arcane modeling. Modeling does not really […]

The Mystery of Barack Obama: Communist Revolutionary, Muslim, Homosexual Sodomite

Frank Marshall Davis (left), young Barack Obama (right)

Frank Marshall Davis (left), young Barack Obama (right)

“There’s going to be a revolution. We need to be organized and grow the movement.” — Young Barack Obama, […]

So Black Power Liberals Wish to Resegregate? It Will Cost Them Dearly, As in Being Targeted for Population Control

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“I think the greatest sin in the world is bringing children into the world — that have disease from their parents, that have no chance in the world to be a human being practically. Delinquents, prisoners, all sorts of things just marked when they’re born. That to me […]

Larry Kudlow’s False Challenge to Hillary Clinton

Larry Kudlow is a man whom I generally respect. He has a good handle on matters of business and economics and therefore deserves attention. But sometimes even the best of us goof up. That was the case in Kudlow’s recent column in which he challenged Hillary Clinton to, as he put it, “Return to a […]

Duly Noted - Footnotes to the Big Picture

 

 

Duly Noted

Freedom is open to abuse by those that scorn the liberty of others. A British portal carries this title: “Extremists are setting up anti-British schools”. What does this tell us? The foes of liberty exploit the freedoms we grant. Thus, basic rights become instruments […]










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