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Now That Xmas Is Over – Mapping The US States With The Most People In Debt

With Americans left with only one option – indentured servitude – to maintain any semblance of normal quality of life – especially at Christmas – we thought it worthwhile considering which US States have the most people in debt. Using data from anonymous consumer-level records from a major credit bureau, the Urban Institute was able […]

The 11 Nations Of The United States

Via Jim Quinn's Burning Platform blog, In his fourth book, “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America,” award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US. Yankeedom Encompassing the entire Northeast north of New York City and spreading through Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, Yankeedom values education, intellectual achievement, […]

Washington Stomps On Civil Liberty

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The insouciant American electorate is so inattentive that it routinely elects enemies of civil liberty to represent the public in Congress. Last Wednesday Rep. Adam Schiff (D, CA), Rep. Trey Gowdy ( R, SC), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D, CA), Sen. Mark Warner (D, VA), Rep. Jackie Speier (D, CA), Sen. […]

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 […]

And The Best State To Grow Old In Is…

Elder-care company Caring.com recently conducted a study to determine the best US states to grow old in. And the winner is… Utah. That's right: In addition to being one of the top 5 fiscally responsible states in the Union, the home of Mormonism is also the most friendly state for elderly Americans to grow old […]

The U.S. Military Will Be Conducting ‘A Major Military Exercise’ On The Korean Peninsula During The Solar Eclipse

On August 21st, approximately 25,000 U.S. troops will join “tens of thousands” from the South Korean military to conduct a “major military exercise” that is already triggering threats from North Korea.  Considering the fact that any sort of provocation could cause a nuclear war to erupt on the Korean peninsula, is this really a wise […]

Senators Unveil Two Bipartisan Bills To Block Trump Firing Mueller

Two separate bills – both with bipartisan backing from two Senate Judiciary Committee members – are being put forth to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller's job. As NBC News reports, the new legislation aims to ensure the integrity of current and future independent investigations, and "ensuring that the special counsel cannot be removed improperly is […]

Russia TV Reporter Sucker Punched During Live Broadcast

A video of a drunk man punching a Russian TV journalist in the face during a segment on Paratroopers’ Day celebrations is going viral. Nikita Razvozzhayev, a correspondent with Russian news channel NTV, was confronted Wednesday by the intoxicated man in Gorky Park, Moscow's most popular recreational area, according to a report in the Telegraph. […]

It’s Official, Obamacare Rate Hikes Are Trump’s Fault

Obamacare premiums have been exploding higher ever since the controversial legislation took over health insurance markets.  And while many would say that another year of premium increases is a logical extrapolation of a predictable, multi-year trend resulting from a failed policy, others would like for you to believe that the massive (yet consistent) premium increases […]