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Philosophy: Liberalism

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Mises

Some time ago I invented the phrase "fascialism" to describe the American system of political economy. Fascialism means an economy is part fascist, part socialist. Economic fascism has nothing to do with dictatorship, militarism, or bizarre racial th

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Pro Publica

In hopes of creating more jobs, House Democrats met with economists on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports, to talk about measures that could spur job growth. (They’re touchy about calling it a second stimulus.)

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Economic Policy Journal

Barclays Capital hosted a private meeting yesterday with Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn, CFO David Viniar and Global Sales and Treading co-heads David Heller and Harvey Schwartz. How concerned are they about any new regulations on the financial in

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Politico

The Senate must soon increase the national debt limit to above $13 trillion — and Democrats are looking for political cover. Knowing they will face unyielding GOP attacks for voting to increase the eye-popping debt, Democrats are considering attac

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Roll Call

It looks like another stimulus package. It sounds like a stimulus package. It spends like a stimulus package. Her economic advisers are even calling it another stimulus. But Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) insists her plans for a host of new spending

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Americans for Prosperity HT Liberty Pulse

Ever noticed how the Left focuses on attacking us personally rather than engaging in honest debate on the issues? Just last week I appeared on two very different shows: Sean Hannity's Great American Panel and Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show. Seeing h

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W.C.Varone (HT Liberty Pulse_

Following up yesterday's post on inflation-defense investments, Paul Hsieh and Amit Ghate cite John Mauldin's weekly newsletter, which notes that the hyperinflation "tipping point" generally occurs when governments have to borrow 40% of what they are

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Economic Policy Journal

The PBS news program Frontline is about to launch an "expose" of the financial crisis and blame it on free markets. The program is titled, The Warning, and is to be first aired on October 20. It will blame the current financial crisis on supposed fre

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Newsbusters

“Big Brother is Watching You!” Such was the cautionary phrase the citizens in George Orwell’s “1984” were regularly reminded of. According to a recent article in Mother Jones, today it is Google that is watching you:

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Big Hollywood

They have become the new scolds. They have ushered in an “Age of Unreason” where you have to do what they say or else. They tell us what we can eat, what we can say, what kind of car to drive, what kind of light bulbs to use, on and on. They lecture

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Logisticmonster

Charles Payne explains the redistribution of wealth that is occurring right now in our country through the “stimulus bill”, leading to the disbursement of most of stimulus funds right before the 2010 elections. Just remember $105 TRILLION DOLLARS of

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Economic Policy Journal

At that meeting:In a private conversation, I asked Goehl what he thought of Ron Paul's bill to audit the Fed. Without hesitating he said, "I think it's great". Goehl seems to be influenced by William Grieder. He told me they are planning a mass rally

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John Stossel

"The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul," George Bernard Shaw once said. For a socialist, Shaw demonstrated good sense with that quotation. Unfortunately, America has become a laboratory in which his hyp

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Pat Dollard/CFP

If George Soros isn’t the world’s preeminent “malignant messianic narcissist,” he’ll do until the real thing comes along. Move over, Hitler, Stalin, Mao, and Pol Pot. There’s a new kid on the block.

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Bloomberg

As President Barack Obama vowed in a Sept. 14 speech in New York’s Federal Hall to correct “reckless behavior and unchecked excess” on Wall Street, Mike McMahon and Barney Frank sat in the audience discussing how to ease proposed rules for the $592 t

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NBC

When it comes to presidents tuning out generals, the left has changed its tune, now that it has a commander-in-chief it believes in

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AIM

While policymakers debate a few million dollars for ACORN and a few hundred billion dollars more for health care reform, those committed to one-world government are moving ahead with plans for a global tax that could extract trillions of dollars out

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Associated Press

 

Neither Democratic Mayor Eddie Perez nor his attorney has detailed the charges, which are expected to involve a no-bid contract to former Democratic state Rep. Abraham Giles.

State investigators have been looking into a parking lot deal between the city and Giles since 2007. The deal included a $100,000 lease termination fee for Giles to vacate a city lot.

Perez proclaimed his innocence at a news conference Monday. He says he will not resign. He vows to complete his term and restore his reputation.