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Is Washington Nuts? Increasing Spending AND Cutting Taxes Will EXPLODE The Size Of The National Debt

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Our national debt is rapidly approaching 21 trillion dollars, and yet Congress wants to follow up a large tax cut bill with a massive increase in federal spending. This is absolute madness, and it is going to make our long-term financial problems as […]

Will America’s Prosperity Be Completely Wiped Out By Our Growing Debt?

This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse The federal government is now 20.4 trillion dollars in debt, and most Americans don’t seem to care that the economic prosperity that we are enjoying today could be completely destroyed by our exploding national debt. Over the past decade, the national debt has been […]

Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

Why do things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington?  It seems like for decades many of us have been trying to change the direction of this country by engaging in the political process.  But no matter how hard we try, the downward spiral of our nation just continues to accelerate.  […]

Ron Paul Warns “We Are In The Last Stages Of The Welfare-Warfare State”

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Congress ended the week by passing a continuing resolution keeping the government funded for one more week. This stopgap funding bill was designed to give Congress and the White House more time to negotiate a long-term spending bill. Passage of a long-term […]

The Democrats Won This Round, And It Wasn’t Even Close…

We have just witnessed one of the greatest routs in modern American political history.  We are still waiting to see if a spending agreement can be reached so that a government shutdown at midnight on Friday can be averted, but whether a shutdown actually happens or not, the Democrats have won this round by a […]

Goldman Warns, Trump Budget “More Notable For What’s Not Included”

As expected, the White House has released topline spending totals for government agencies in FY2018, endorsing a $30bn nominal cut in congressional appropriations. However, as Goldman Sachs details, the release includes no projections of the overall fiscal path or economic assumptions, and includes no discussion of tax reform or infrastructure proposals. Those details are expected […]

The U.S. Government Is Spending 400,000 Dollars On A Single Helmet

Would you pay $400,000 for a single helmet?  Of course you wouldn’t – but that is precisely what the U.S. government is doing.  Just the helmet for the pilot of the new F-35 Lightning II is going to cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars.  And since we are going to need 2,400 of those […]

4/10/2015: Budget 2016 and beyond: some priorities… / by Constantin Gurdgiev / October 4, 2015 This is a summary of my speech at the local constituency meeting in Sandymount organised by Renua Ireland (October 1, 2015). Please note: I was invited to speak in a personal capacity as an independent, politically non-affiliated speaker, so all thoughts, arguments, errors and omissions in the below are […]

We Are All Dead / by Karl Denninger / 2015-07-07 06:00 I have often commented about innumeracy among the American people, but nowhere do I find it more-distressing than among those who are of sound mind and reasonable (or better) education. There really isn’t any point in having any sort of debate on government reform, monetary reform or anything of the sort with those […]

The Euro Does Not Have A Problem… It Is The Problem / By Liam Fox MP via the Telegraph / 06/21/2015 12:29 The Euro Does Not Have A Problem… It Is The Problem There will be a temptation to gloat over the Greek crisis over the next week and a queue of people waiting to say “I told you so”. Both would be unwise. Whether Greece exits the eurozone […]