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What Went Wrong In Charlottesville: At All Levels, Government Is Still The Problem

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, Corruption. Graft. Intolerance. Greed. Incompetence. Ineptitude. Militarism. Lawlessness. Ignorance. Brutality. Deceit. Collusion. Corpulence. Bureaucracy. Immorality. Depravity. Censorship. Cruelty. Violence.

Illinois Eyes 30 Cent Gas Tax Hike, Chicago Faces Yet Another Property Tax Hike

Authored by Mike Shedlock via TheMaven.net/MishTalk, The Illinois legislature is in recess right now. Other than disbanding the body, that's the best place for them. When they return, they are going after your pocketbook in the form a gas tax hike. Not to be outdone, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pondering property tax hikes. In […]

Half Of Detroit’s Mayoral Candidates Are Felons

Will voters in one of the most crime-ridden cities in the country be able to stomach voting for a convicted felon? Residents of Detroit are about to find out. Half of the candidates running in next Tuesday’s mayoral primary – the first since the city emerged from Bankruptcy protection in 2014 – have felony convictions […]

Philly’s Soda Tax Is Shaping Up To Be An Epic Flop

Authored by Ernest Owens via PhillyMag.com, It’s been six months since the city’s soda tax (or, more accurately, the sugary beverage tax) was implemented — and it’s off to a rocky start. The city is currently $20 million short of its projected $46 million goal to close out the 2017 fiscal year, and based on […]

7 Years of Work on Food Forest Destroyed Over Permit

Via The Daily Bell Imagine working for seven years to build a community food forest. It would be a very fulfilling project to take a neighborhood and transform it into a living food source full of fruit trees, luscious vines, and edible ground cover. And imagine all your hard work being torn away in an […]

Here Is The List Of Donald Trump’s “Priority” Infrastructure Projects

With the topic of infrastructure investing dominating today’s newsflow after the NYT report that Democrats would support Trump if he endorsed their propsed list of some $1 trillion in infrastructure projects, which would create as many as 15 million jobs, the Kansas City Star and The News Tribune have compiled a presentation – based on […]

Illegal Immigrants Appointed to City Government in California: “We’re Sending the Wrong Message”

The Los Angeles suburb Huntington Park made history, as the first city in the United States to official appoint undocumented, illegal immigrants as city officials. Some locals are infuriated after a city councilman made the announcement, sounding a sharp cry of opposition, but even so, the point of no return has been crossed — illegal […]

Getting What’s Deserved

mises.ca / By James E. Miller / Monday, July 15th, 2013 Finally some good news. Given the size and influence of government in our lives, I have become accustomed to dismaying reports followed by own cynical rationalization. Sometimes that’s all you can do to cope with the endless amount of infuriating headlines.Spying, murder, theft, bullying, deception, and the rest of the […]