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Former Congressman Warns That Foreign Countries Could Bribe The Feds To “Regulate Drudge”

Authored by Alex Thomas via The Daily Sheeple, A former Republican Congressman from Colorado has warned that a foreign country could bribe or “incentivize” the FCC to regulate and “rein in” popular conservative news outlets, including The Drudge Report. Former Rep. Tom Tancredo, in an opinion piece for The Hill, started out his shocking warning by downplaying the so-called […]

The Danger Of Patriotism

Authored by Bob Livingston via Personal Liberty blog, My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania in America. "Patriotism" throughout history has covered a multitude of mischief. We […]

Frontrunning: September 21

Mark Zuckerberg’s Political Awakening (BBG) Bank of Japan Sticks With Easy-Money Settings (WSJ) Bank of Japan board member demands more stimulus (FT) S&P downgrades China, says rising debt is stoking economic, financial risks (Reuters) Boston’s Fate Lies With a Zombie Hurricane as Maria Moves North (BBG) SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider […]

Happy Birthday CIA: 7 Truly Terrible Things The Agency Has Done In 70 Years

Authored by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org, On Monday, President Trump tweeted birthday wishes to the Air Force and the CIA. Both became official organizations 70 years ago on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. After spending years as a wartime intelligence agency called the Office of Strategic Services, the agency was solidified […]

Out-Of-Towners Whine About “The Militarization Of The Hamptons”

The town of Southampton, with its 55,000 year-round residents and vaunted reputation as a summertime playground for wealthy New Yorkers, now has its very own counterterrorism squad. And unsurprisingly, it’s making the out-of-towners nervous. At least that’s what Joe Nocera, a former New York Times columnist who now writes for Bloomberg View, suggested in a […]

Why Houston Doesn’t Need Federal Flood Relief (In Four Charts)

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In his article today, Christopher Westley noted that Texas's economy — when measured by GDP — is larger than Canada's. In other words: If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world's 10th largest economy (totaling $1.6 trillion), and its citizens would be more than capable […]

DHS Selects 4 Contractors To Build Prototypes For Trump’s Border Wall

The Department of Homeland Security has finally reached a decision in the long-delayed process of selecting contractors who will build prototypes of President Donald Trump’s promised border wall. The department announced Thursday that it has selected four contractors to build wall prototypes, and that construction is slated to begin this winter, according to CNN. The […]

Here’s The Cartoon Mocking Harvey Survivors That Politico Deleted

Under pressure from an avalanche of social media backlash, Politico has deleted a tweet containing a cartoon appearing to mock the survivors of Hurrican Harvey… Drawn by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, Matt Wuerker, the cartoon shows a person in a Confederate flag shirt, thanking god for being rescued from a flooded house bearing a secessionist sign […]

Where There’s [Almost] “Blood In The Streets” In America Today…

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, In the spring of 1871 after a miserable defeat in the Franco-Prussian War, Paris plunged into a major crisis as local citizens revolted against the government. Financial markets went berserk as a result, and the prices of French government bonds plummeted. There’s an old story that an heir to […]

Paul Craig Roberts On “The Weaponization Of History And Journalism”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, "…we don’t need no stinkin’ facts…" In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the collapse of three World Trade Center buildings are served up as the official […]