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Category Archives: Proposed Legislation

Zuesse: Americans Are Only Now Beginning To Learn They Live In A Dictatorship

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The first time when it became clear to me that I live in a dictatorship was in 2014 when reading, prior to its publication, the landmark (and still the only) scientific empirical study to address the question as to whether or not the United States federal Government is, authentically, a democracy — or, whether, alternatively, […]

The “Trump Tax Plan” – Details & Analysis

Submitted by Lance Roberts of Real Investment Advice Almost a full year after the election of Donald Trump to the White House, one of the key promises made to voters was the largest “tax cut” since Ronald Reagan was in office. As President Trump stated in Indiana yesterday: “This is a revolutionary change, and the […]

Decentralize The Gun Laws

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, With a Republican in the White House, the anti-gun-control lobby smells a bit of blood in the water. Now is the time, they suggest, to pass national gun-licensing reciprocity laws forcing gun-restrictive states to recognize permits issued by gun-permissive states. Writing in The Hill, Tim Schmidt sums it […]

Preparing For War? US House Wants To Create First New Military Branch Since 1947

Via TheAntiMedia.org, There’s currently a push in the halls of Washington D.C., to establish a new branch of the military by 2019, one whose focus would be operations among the stars. Proposed legislation by House representatives would create a “Space Corps” that would serve “as a separate military service within the Department of the Air […]

“Create Your Re-Education Camp On Your Own Dime” – Lawmakers Propose Defunding Evergreen College

Republicans in the Washington State legislature have proposed a bill to revoke $24 million in annual state funding for Evergreen State College after social justice warriors effectively shut down the school's campus for two weeks after a faculty member objected to a planned demonstration that asked all white students and staff to leave campus for […]

Fitch Warns Biggest Threats To The Dollar’s Global Supremacy Are At Home

The US dollar will almost certainly remain the world's most important reserve currency for the foreseeable future but the lack of a ready substitute does not mean the dollar's current position is entirely assured, says Fitch Ratings in its latest Global Perspectives commentary. No other currency offers the same set of advantages to money managers, […]

“It’s A Train Wreck”: Conservative Groups Slam GOP Healthcare Plan

As discussed earlier, the Obamacare repeal and replace effort, derisively called by some either "Obamacare Lite", "RyanCare", "ObamaCare 2.0",  and even Trumpcare". is running into major hurdles as prominent consevative groups threaten to derail Trump's broader economic agenda. While The Trump administration on Tuesday formally backed the House GOP's plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, […]

The Fed’s General Counsel Is Retiring

Who can forget the infamous 2009 exchange between Alan Grayson and the Fed’s General Counsel Scott Alvarez in which the Florida Democrat unleashed on the Fed: Alan Grayson: I would like to know whether it is within the Federal Reserve’s legal authority to try to manipulate the stock market or the futures market. Federal Reserve […]

Politicians Across America Continue Push To Make Protesting Illegal

Submitted by Sarah Cronin via TheAntiMedia.org, Indiana passed a bill on Wednesday that authorizes police officers to shut down highway protesting “by any means necessary.” S.B. 285, as it is known, obliges a public official to dispatch all available officers within 15 minutes of discovering any assembly of 10 or more people who are obstructing […]

Pensioners Beware – Brits Considering First Step Toward Slashing Pension Benefits

Pensioners around the world should take note of the controversial new legislation being considered by the UK Parliament’s Work and Pensions Select Committee that would allow private businesses to cut pension costs by suspending contractual inflation-linked benefit increases.  Of course, this could be just a crucial first step in the long journey toward cutting pension […]