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    We need a Constitutional amendment to ban plurality voting

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth


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    Urge your representatives to Get US Out! of NAFTA & USMCA (clean thread)

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth


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    Rand Paul ‘disturbed’ by attorney general nominee’s views

    Thread Starter: jct74


    Last Post By: Brian4Liberty Today, 01:23 PM Go to last post

    Who Will Get The Blame For The Collapse?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Who Will Get The Blame For The Collapse?

    Last Post By: Anti Globalist Yesterday, 08:17 PM Go to last post

    Trump gives Kelley Paul’s push for criminal justice reform a major boost

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/congress/article221629225.html

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Yesterday, 07:48 PM Go to last post

    Pompeo Promises New Liberal World Order

    Thread Starter: PAF

    Dec. 05, 2018 Secretary of State Pompeo told the German Marshall Fund (which is funded by the US government and the military-industrial complex) that the Trump Administration is seeking to creat a "new liberal world order" where US military might - "engagement" - would create peace and prosperity across the globe. Does this sound a bit - or a lot - like the nonsense the neocons have been...

    Last Post By: Brian4Liberty Yesterday, 11:02 AM Go to last post

    Ron's argument against Tariffs is sound philosophically, but is it practical?

    Thread Starter: kona

    Sometimes I wonder if his stance on the *current* tariffs situation is the libertarian principle which has the biggest hole in it. I am not a historian on tariffs, so my insight is limited. But if I contrast today with when the North forced all those tariffs on the South leading up to the Civil War, it seems like two radically different situations. The Lincoln tariffs (or whatever they...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth 12-07-2018, 10:46 PM Go to last post

    Rand Paul upcoming guest on Meet the Press 12/9/18

    Thread Starter: jct74


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    Thomas Jefferson would call Donald Trump an American Hero for ending career politics

    Thread Starter: dude58677


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    New Sheriff Coming to Town (William Barr)

    Thread Starter: Smaulgld

    Appointment as William Barr as U.S. Attorney General may change the dynamic. https://smaulgld.com/new-sheriff-coming-to-town-perth-mint-silver-sales-update/

    Last Post By: Smaulgld Today, 01:40 PM Go to last post
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    U.S. Murder Rate for 2018 Is on Track for a Big Drop

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    U.S. Murder Rate for 2018 Is on Track for a Big Drop https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/06/upshot/us-murder-rate-for-2018-is-on-track-for-a-big-drop.html If murder falls about 4.5 percent nationally this year, the murder rate of about 5 per 100,000 will roughly be in line with 2009’s rate and half of what it was in 1980, the highest U.S. murder rate on record. The accompanying chart shows what...

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan Today, 01:35 PM Go to last post
    Anti Federalist

    Tucker’s Treatise

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Mrs. AF got me this book for a birthday gift. Have to admit, it was good read, even though I still think he's jerk for that stunt he pulled at the Rally for the Republic. Tucker’s Treatise https://www.takimag.com/article/tuckers-treatise/

    Last Post By: Brian4Liberty Today, 01:05 PM Go to last post

    More MKULTRA Documents Released

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    DISTURBING details of secret mind-control experiments carried out by the CIA have been revealed in newly released documents - that officials have been trying to hide for decades. The new documents, released under the Freedom of Information Act, reveal how the CIA experimented on both humans and animals using drugs, hypnosis and electronic devices as part of the top secret - and illegal - ...

    Last Post By: pcosmar Today, 12:51 PM Go to last post

    Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers - Donald's Illegal Aliens

    Thread Starter: RonZeplin

    Ms. Morales was asked to wear an American flag pin with a Secret Service logo when Mr. Trump visited the golf club. BEDMINSTER, N.J. — During more than five years as a housekeeper at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Victorina Morales has made Donald J. Trump’s bed, cleaned his toilet and dusted his crystal golf trophies. When he visited...

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    Joe Biden: I'm the 'Most Qualified' to be President

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    ) – Joe Biden says he knows who should be the next president: himself. But the former VP says he's not ready to commit to a 2020 run. The comments came Monday during a stop in Montana to plug his book Promise Me, Dad, reports CNN. "I'll be as straight with you as I can," Biden told the crowd at the University of Montana in Missoula. "I think I'm the most qualified person in the country to be...

    Last Post By: Working Poor Today, 10:09 AM Go to last post

    US Spends $834 Billion A Year To Defend Europe

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    If Trump's numbers are correct. That is more than our entire US military budget. 1071387078901030913 US GDP is $19.39 trillion. 4.3% of that would be $834 billion a year.

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:28 AM Go to last post

    Midwestern Republicans Try To Kneecap New Democratic Governors

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Lame-duck Republican legislatures in two Midwestern states where Democrats seized key state offices in November are trying to kneecap the incoming leaders and change election rules, aiming to consolidate GOP power despite the election results. In Wisconsin, Republicans aim to limit early voting, change the date of the state’s presidential primary to help a conservative member of the ...

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:12 AM Go to last post

    "Tariff Man" to the tune of Billy Joel's "Pianoman"

    Thread Starter: axiomata

    It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday Your iPhone is glowing and bright There’s an old man up in Washington Watching cable news into the night. He says, “Let’s make America Great Again!

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:10 AM Go to last post
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    What happened to the interest in Bitcoin?

    Thread Starter: Madison320

    Over the last 6 months or so Bitcoin has been amazingly stable, especially considering Bitcoin's history and the recent gyrations in all the other markets. Then yesterday Bitcoin crashed by 15% and not one person in this forum posted about it in the Bitcoin section.

    Last Post By: dannno Today, 02:07 PM Go to last post

    Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When It Blows Up

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-on-coming-debt-crisis-i-wont-be-here-when-it-blows-up Republicans became less willing to do things about the debt when George HW Bush tried to do something about it by signing a bipartisan bill to raise taxes after pledging "No New Taxes" which cost him the next election. Social programs Bush supported were helping the deficit grow and he wanted to try to do...

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:31 AM Go to last post

    Are We In A Recession Already?

    Thread Starter: DamianTV

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-12-07/are-we-recession-already Full article at link. And a pre-emptive "shut up, Zippy".

    Last Post By: heavenlyboy34 Today, 12:34 AM Go to last post

    MAGA turns heat on China: Daughter of Huawei founder/CFO arrested over Iran sanctions

    Thread Starter: enhanced_deficit

    MAGA is going all out to enforce sanctions on Iran. At least this should make top funder Adelson proud and convinve him to open his wallet again for MAGA 2020. Meng Wanzhou is one of the vice chairs on the Chinese technology company's board and the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei. Canada arrests Huawei CFO facing US extradition for allegedly violating Iran sanctions ...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Yesterday, 05:15 PM Go to last post

    Strong Growth in Manufacturing Jobs

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that manufacturing employers added 27,000 jobs in November, and 285,000 over the past year. The bureau noted that both the workweek and overtime for the sector were unchanged, at 40.8 hours and 3.5 hours, respectively. The industry attributed the gains to the Trump administration rolling back some Obama administration-era regulations and changes in...

    Last Post By: Zippyjuan Yesterday, 01:18 PM Go to last post

    Time - "Victoria's secret is struggling to stay relevant" (And CEO Jan Singer steps down)

    Thread Starter: uncharted

    The American luxury brand has reportedly been seeing a serious decline in sales over the past year: More details here

    Last Post By: oyarde 12-07-2018, 05:59 PM Go to last post
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    US Life Expectancy Falls Further

    Thread Starter: DamianTV

    https://news.slashdot.org/story/18/11/29/2320216/us-life-expectancy-falls-further So Opiates and Suicide. Whoda thunk that?

    Last Post By: Schifference Today, 02:19 PM Go to last post

    It is gonna be a cold winter.

    Thread Starter: Danke

    This fall the Indians on a remote reservation asked their new Chief Oyarde if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in a modern society, he’d never learned the old tribal secrets. He couldn’t look at the sky to predict what the winter was going to be like. "It's going to be a very cold winter." So just to be on the safe side, Oyarde told his tribe that the...

    Last Post By: oyarde Today, 01:25 PM Go to last post

    How Effective Is The 2018 Flu Shot?

    Thread Starter: angelatc


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    Did you get your flu shot yet?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    The flu shot this year may be worth getting. It contains updates that were not in last year’s vaccine. Last year (2017), the FDA simply used the same vaccine combination from the previous year (2016), and not only was it redundant and unnecessary for people who had been vaccinated the prior year, it was a poor match for the viruses that circulated last year and early this year, including a...

    Last Post By: Brian4Liberty Yesterday, 12:17 PM Go to last post

    Man Unable to Speak, Walk, See or Breathe Days After Getting Flu Shot

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Shane Morgan and his wife Monique decided to get flu shots on November 2, believing it would help protect them and young family members ahead of the busy holiday season. But what they thought was a pro-active measure turned to horror when Shane began losing feeling in his arms and legs. “About 36-hours after he got the flu shot he started to get sick,” Monique explained to KSNV. “I never...

    Last Post By: donnay 12-07-2018, 11:26 AM Go to last post

    Flu shot lands man in hospital, unable to speak, walk, see or even BREATHE

    Thread Starter: donnay


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    The Troubling Link Between Milk And Racism

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    LMAO https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/milk-white-supremacy-racism_us_5bffad35e4b0864f4f6a3e28

    Last Post By: fedupinmo 12-07-2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
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    Why not give each Rep. multiple votes?

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    It is hard enough to find a few good men. Why do we make ourselves look for hundreds? We should allow ourselves to give one candidate more than one Seat/Vote.

    Last Post By: Cap Today, 10:23 AM Go to last post

    PRESIDENT TRUMP VERSES THE RADICAL DEMOCRATs : The Impeachment Crisis of 2019 (by Aratus)

    Thread Starter: Aratus

    This OP space might see paragraphs added over time!!! It's taken me ten years, but this could be a really neat E*book if things get more politically polarized & bordering on the landscape and environment of 1868. I can opine. Radical Republicans existed 150 years ago. Less R so now.

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 10:05 AM Go to last post

    Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    Comprehensive research has shown not only that Washington knew in advance of the attack, but that it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II. Oliver Lyttleton, British Minister of Production, stated in 1944: "Japan was provoked into attacking America at Pearl Harbor. It is a...

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:06 AM Go to last post
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    The Futility Of Politics

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    Both tribes are utterly useless... ...and one ought to hold them both in contempt. So, indifference is the appropriate attitude.

    Last Post By: Aratus Today, 09:02 AM Go to last post


    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    When the oligarchs have stolen enough wealth and used the government to stifle competition that they own everything "privately" and they use that ownership to control everyone else they become the government while evading the few restrictions on government that we have. How does libertarianism deal with that? If the process is successful enough redistribution of wealth will be a mandatory...

    Last Post By: idiom Yesterday, 11:26 PM Go to last post

    Length of the working day

    Thread Starter: idiom

    Hey, Where do I go for Austrian discussion of the length of the working day? Outside of Marx discussions about it and the forces controlling it are pretty thin on the ground. Any guidance appreciated.

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 12-06-2018, 09:30 PM Go to last post
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