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South Korea Warns Trump Only It Can Declare War On North

A day after US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Joseph Dunford promised him that the US would exhaust all diplomatic options, including another round of UN sanctions, before resorting to a “military solution” in its simmering conflict with North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reminded Washington during a forceful Tuesday speech that the US […]

Is Trump Gearing Up To End The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Authored by ISN Security Watch via OilPrice.com, Jack Thompson and Oliver Thränert argue that President Trump´s administration is laying the groundwork for the U.S. to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. However, they suggest that if the U.S. were to end its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, […]

Feeding The Beast: Why Trump and Congress Should Leave The Mortgage Interest Deduction Alone

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony B Sanders / August 14, 2017 This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Snake Hole Lounge. To view original,click here. Reposted with permission. President Trump and Congress are once again tinkering with the US tax code (rather than just trashing the entire thing and creating something simple like a flat-tax system). There will always […]

Lavrov: “There Is A Russian-Chinese Plan To Defuse Korea Crisis”

In a glimmer of hope that a military conclusion to the North Korean crisis may yet be averted, Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said that “Russia does not accept a North Korea that possesses nuclear weapons”, cautioned that there is an “overwhelming amount of over-the-top belligerent rhetoric on North Korea’s nuclear and rocket programs from […]

How A Renewed Korean Conflict Is Going To Be Felt Around The Globe

Authored by James Durso via TheHill.com, The United States and the Republic of South Korea have, until now, had identical interests in the Korean peninsula: defending against a North Korean attack on the South, and keeping the North’s regime at bay until it collapsed from internal contradictions. The inevitable ability of North Korea to hit […]

Krieger Asks: Is Google A Search Engine Or ‘Deep State’ Organ?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today’s post should be read as Part 3 of my ongoing series about the now infamous Google memo, and what it tells us about where our society is headed if a minority of extremely wealthy and powerful technocratic billionaires are permitted to fully socially engineer our culture […]

North Korea Releases Canadian Prisoner As Tillerson Talks Down “Imminent Threat”

In two welcome signs of de-escalation after yesterday’s sudden spike in bellicose rhetoric, moments ago North Korea released a Canadian man from prison on humanitarian grounds, the Korean Central News Agency reported on Wednesday. He was serving a life sentence in the country for anti-state activities. As CGTN adds, Rim Hyon Su, also known as […]

How To Have Law Without Legislation

mises.org / Murray N. Rothbard / August 7, 2017 This article is also available as an Audio Mises Daily [Adapted from Rothbard’s book review of Freedom and the Law by Bruno Leoni. This review first appeared in New Individualist Review, edited by Ralph Raico.] [In his book Freedom and the Law,] Professor [Bruno] Leoni’s major thesis is that even the staunchest free-market […]

Here’s what happened when they raised taxes 2,000+ years ago

sovereignman.com / Simon Black / August 7, 2017 In 353 BC, as violent class warfare broke out across ancient Greece, one wealthy Athenian lamented in his journal, When I was a boy, wealth was regarded as a thing so…admirable that almost everyone affected to own more property than he actually possessed. Now a man has to be […]

Canada Looking to Tax Small Business 93%?

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Aug 7, 2017 The Finance Minister of Canada, Bill Morneau, has announced that the government is now targeting private corporations and fundamentally changing the way businesses are taxed. The Canadian government is focusing in on income sprinkling, earning passive investment income in a corporation, and converting a corporation’s ordinary income into […]