Discussing whether the banks are headed for disaster with a new round of government intervention, with Barry Ritholtz, Fusion IQ; Chris Whalen, Institutional Risk Analytics and CNBC's Jane Wells.
A pilot for ExpressJet Airlines: I stated that I did indeed have a problem with the infringement of my civil rights and liberty. His reply: "That’s irrelevant."
Corporatism is killing us! It permeates government. We must know our enemy and never permit it to invade a state of freedom to which we must secede! Live free or die!
America is supposedly governed by the rule of law. Our most treasured asset is not gold, it is our Constitution. Article 14 says: No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States
Libertarians often and rightly defend laissez faire theory, but free markets fall to government franchises, fascist corporate tyrants.
“The truth is, they want you, you see, to be poor,” Aristophanes wrote in his play “The Wasps.” “If you don’t know the reason, I’ll tell you. It’s to train you to know who your tamer is.
Do you fear midterm elections will not be allowed by Obama as he takes another page from the old Marxist playbook? The communists, er, Democrats, have little left to do but declare martial law and rid themselves of any need to even pretend they answe
This may not be a brilliant insight, but it is surely an overlooked one. It is now an Individual vs. Corporate debate – and the Humans are losing.
Haitians have gotten little aid since the earthquake
The Health Nazis strike again in the "land of the free"!
I listen to their blather about "freedom" and all I can imagine is the sound of boots outside the door, and men in badly-fitted camo uniforms and buzzcut hair commanding me to accept John Boehner as my personal savior.
The corporate state, whose interests are being championed by tea party leaders such as Palin and Dick Armey, is working hard to make sure the anger of the movement is directed toward government rather than corporations and Wall Street.
It just started this year. It's strange, because after 9/11 there was no problem," said Fathy, who was born in Egypt. "In the past in America other people were the target. We are the target now. We have trouble in California, we have trouble in New..
North Carolina sheriffs want access to state computer records that identify people with prescriptions for certain drugs, an idea that patient advocates oppose..
These lavishly produced celebrations of war are being used to promote a culture of military worship like that which flourished in the former Soviet Union, and can still be found to exist in places like North Korea. If this frightening trend...
“Sometimes it is mind numbing to consider just how gullible and easily duped we can be. Are we really just going to change the center stage actors and believe that by doing so we will affect change? Or, that anything will actually change? Are we t
A recent Department of Justice guide for investigators of criminal and extremist groups lists “constitutionalists” and “survivalists” alongside organizations like Al-Qaeda and the Aryan Brotherhood.
So Obama's main task for a year and a half has been to desperately apply baling wire and duct tape to the banking system while telling fibs to the public about a wished-for recovery to a prior state. Unfortunately that prior state is the ecstasy...
In 1787, Thomas Jefferson lamented the fact that the newly minted Constitution lacked any specific provisions on standing armies. “I do not like the omission of a Bill of Rights providing… protection against standing armies,” Jefferson wrote Madison.
The entire freshman class at Carvers Bay High School has been automatically enrolled in the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, a military-sponsored program that trains high school students in military discipline and concepts.
In every case, the fiefdoms' most powerful forces are directed at self-preservation and smothering or blunting any change with threatens their share of the swag.
A must-read article that begins with this quotation: “From now on, depressions will be scientifically created.” — Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh Sr. , 1913Entered By: Jefferson Paine
They are immune to argument, unable and unwilling to understand how militarism and imperialism are killing us and dragging us down into financial and moral bankruptcy. Sprung from the nexus of economics and foreign interventionism...
I recently had the privileged of attending a speech at the Strategic Edge Breakfast by Dr. Joel Olson, a political science associate professor at Northern Arizona University. He specializes in studying extremism and fanaticism.
Labor exploitation in India
America's lawless Supreme Court
As he explained to me, he was standing in a field that did not belong to the oil company when a police officer approached him and asked him for ID and "strongly suggest[ed]" that he get lost since "BP doesn't want people filming":
It’s about the state expanding it power to repress. The decision limits free speech in passing, because what it is really doing is expanding the state’s power to repress whomever it unilaterally determines is a terrorist.
"Right now China, the government, can disconnect parts of its Internet in case of war and we need to have that here too," Lieberman told CNN's Candy Crowley on State of the Union Sunday.
Shortly before the Deepwater Horizon blowout, Halliburton bought an oil spill prevention firm. The oil-services industry is consolidating, which is not necessarily good news for quality, experts say.