The Deceit About Being a ‘Republic’ Versus a ‘Democracy’ Washington’s Blog

By Eric Zuesse Washington’s Blog One of my recent articles at several sites, “Jimmy Carter Is Correct That the U.S. Is No Longer a Democracy” generated many reader-comments (such as here) saying things like, “The US has always been a republic. There are no true democracies in the modern world.” This will be my response to all who expressed that view: You miss […]

Employee Wellness Programs Not So Voluntary Anymore

By Rebecca Greenfield Bloomberg.com Dale Arnold, who worked for Wisconsin plastics maker Flambeau, chose not to take his work-sponsored health assessment and biometric screening. The company responded by pulling his insurance coverage. Like many employers, Flambeau uses a wellness program to cut insurance costs by encouraging healthy employee habits. In the past, submitting to on-site tests of blood pressure, body-mass, and cholesterol […]

Dictators and Billionaires Demand Creation of UN Tax Agency

By Alex Newman July 22, 2015 The New American As globalist forces and the international institutions they control openly prepare to plunder humanity’s wealth, Third World dictators and tax-funded “civil society” groups have stepped up their demands for a United Nations tax authority— supposedly to ensure that they all get their “fair share” of the loot from […]

American Fascism

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. January 20, 2014 Ron Paul Institute We know about the transformation of the American police, with their paramilitary equipment, their SWAT team raids, and incentive to terrorize people over drug offenses rather than pursue crimes against person and property. We know about the National Security Agency, which can access every […]

AFRICOM: The US Pivot to Africa

By Nick Turse September 29, 2013 Ron Paul Institute They’re involved in Algeria and Angola, Benin and Botswana, Burkina Faso and Burundi, Cameroon and the Cape Verde Islands.  And that’s just the ABCs of the situation.  Skip to the end of the alphabet and the story remains the same: Senegal and the Seychelles, Togo and Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.  From […]

The Dark Years are Here

by Egon von Greyerz Matterhorn Asset Management In this newsletter we will outline what is likely to be the devastating effect of the credit bubbles, government money printing and of the disastrous actions that governments are taking. Starting in the next 6 months and culminating in 2011-12 the world will experience a series of tumultuous […]

The Engineering of “Pandemics”

By A. True Ott, PhD, ND As posted at VacTRUTH The year was 1921.  America was entering a decade of robust prosperity.  Later called “The Roaring Twenties”, it was a time of unparalleled economic expansion.  Debt money from Wall Street banks was plentiful and easy to obtain.  The “Great War” was over.  America was flexing […]

Texas Straight Talk: Healthcare Reform is More Corporate Welfare

Dr. Ron Paul of Texas. Mr. Paul is a staunch advocate of limited constitutional government, low taxes, free markets, and a return to a sound monetary policy based on commodity-backed currency. Dr. Paul is a candidate for President in 2008, get involved now here. The following is one of his weekly “Texas Straight Talk” columns, courtesy […]

Brent Johnson: Soldiers of Evil

“…Did you know that police officers are actually government corporation security guards? It’s true. As a matter of fact, many police uniforms contain the words, “Corporate Police” on the hat or jacket. Police officers work for evil governments. They support evil. They are evil…”

The Economics of Climate Change

“…Bread in California, because it will become relatively scarcer as a result of regulation, will increase in price. So will other commodities. As costs for fuel rise, the cost of transporting other goods to market also rises, leading to price increases for everyday items like milk and eggs at the grocery store or winter coats […]

Flouride, the Silent Killer

“… Fluoride is an industrial waste product, a by-product of the aluminum industry and the phosphate fertilizer companies who have mountains of fluoride that is polluting the ground water. They have to get rid of it, and the old solution to pollution is dilution – just put it in the drinking water. People living in […]

Confessions Of An ‘Ex’ Peak Oil Believer

“…An entirely alternative theory of oil formation has existed since the early 1950’s in Russia, almost unknown to the West. It claims conventional American biological origins theory is an unscientific absurdity that is un-provable. They point to the fact that western geologists have repeatedly predicted finite oil over the past century, only to then find […]

The Credit Crunch That Never Was is Over! The Real Agenda Behind the Fear

“…the dollar has been dropping ever since the twin 1973 currency crises which sent then Assistant Treasury Secretary for International Monetary Affairs Paul Volcker around the world to hammer out a new regime for floating currencies (what a great way to transfer wealth and control countries: currencies). Every time the dollar drops, it is new […]

Relentless Slide of the American Economy

“…The jobs data and the absence of growth in real income for most of the population are inconsistent with reports of U.S. GDP and productivity growth. Economists take for granted that the workforce is paid in keeping with its productivity. A rise in productivity thus translates into a rise in real incomes of workers. Yet, […]

Pipelines to 9/11

“…This article is about backgrounds of the US war against Afghanistan. It is about oil, gas and pipelines around the Caspian Sea. To transport oil and gas from the east side of the Caspian Sea, pipelines had been planned through Afghanistan. Because a US company, UNOCAL, failed to control  the Afghan route, the war was […]

1979 Interview with the Trilateral Commision’s George S. Franklin, Jr.

“…In the original analysis of the Trilateral Commission in the 1970’s, the only persons to actually interview and debate members of that elite group were Antony C. Sutton and myself, Patrick Wood. From 1978 through 1981, we together or individually engaged at least seven different Commission members in public debate…”

The Empire Turns Its Guns On The Citizenry

“…Today 17,000 local police forces are equipped with such military equipment as Blackhawk helicopters, machine guns, grenade launchers, battering rams, explosives, chemical sprays, body armor, night vision, rappelling gear, and armored vehicles. Some have tanks. In 1999, the New York Times reported that a retired police chief in New Haven, Conn., told the newspaper, “I […]

Corporate Shell Games Part Two: Behind the scenes of a corporate scandal

There are cases in corporate America today that rightfully enrage the American public. Corporate accountability is at an all-time low, and despite new legislation designed to promote a higher level of accountability in the corporate sector, the board room still has not won back the hearts and minds of the American public. Small wonder, with […]

Corporate shell games: The killing of Hamilton Taft & Company

“…Connie “Chip  Armstrong was a Texas entrepreneur whose presence could fill a room instantly. Rising from the ranks of fireman to that of corporate “white knight”, when Armstrong walked into a boardroom, all eyes were on this tall, blonde-haired Texan and his diamond-studded cufflinks and alligator cowboy boots. Chatter would cease instantly, and people could […]