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    by Published on 06-29-2015 09:10 AM

    Watch Monday. This will reverberate.
    Despite a tweet from Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis that his government "opposed the very concept" of any controls, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said later Sunday that he had forced the country's central bank to recommend a bank holiday and capital controls.

    The Athens stock exchange will also be closed as the government tries to manage the financial fallout of the disagreement with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. Greece's banks, kept afloat by emergency funding from the European Central Bank, are on the front line as Athens moves towards defaulting on a 1.6 billion euros payment due to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. Continued...
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    Vince Vaughn on Hollywood, Libertarianism, and American Politics

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    Vince Vaughn on Hollywood, Libertarianism, and American Politics

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    Stop Socialism Memes

    Thread Starter: truthspeaker

    Hey everyone, I know it's been a couple years. I wanted to do a little pre-planning with everyone BEFORE the primary season starts. Our biggest challenge isn't the GOP frontrunner--it's the corrosive mark socialism makes. This is a brainstorming thread. What I propose is that we bookmark this thread and grow it. Every reply to this thread may be a commonly said remark by a socialist...

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

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    Ron Paul's immigration position from 2007

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    "I remember I got into trouble with Libertarians because I said there may well be a time when immigration is like an invasion and we have to treat it differently." - Ron Paul on Meet The Press 23 Dec 2007 ... @Bryan or @Brian4Liberty, this should be a sticky thread. Ron may have changed some positions and he has a right to but it's not fair to allow the leftarians and...

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    Rand Paul: If Trump Ends War in Afghanistan, Nobel Committee Should Give Him Peace Prize

    Thread Starter: Warlord

    Trump is planning a phased withdrawal from Afghanistan: 1162395291569610759 https://twitter.com/RandPaul/status/1162395291569610759

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    Are Recessions Inevitable?

    Thread Starter: PAF

    Written by Ron Paul Monday August 19, 2019 Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates than long-term Treasury note. An inverted yield curve is widely seen as a sign of an impending recession. Some economic commentators reacted to the inverted yield curve by...

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    Trump Administration Wants Permanent Repeal of the 4th Amendment

    Thread Starter: PAF

    August 19, 2019 http://www.ronpaullibertyreport.com/

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    Team Trump eyes payroll tax cut to spur economy: report

    Thread Starter: donnay


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    Anti Federalist

    Sheila Jackson-Lee: holding incorrect thoughts "can no longer be allowed".

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Sheila Jackson Lee: ’Racism’ a ‘National Security Threat’—‘Huge Sums of Money’ Needed to Win Over ‘White Minds’ https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/15/sheila-jackson-lee-racism-a-national-security-threat-huge-sums-of-money-needed-to-win-over-white-minds/ TONY LEE 15 Aug 2019 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) on Tuesday declared that “racism” is “a national security threat” and urged...

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    US delays Huawei trade ban for another 90 days

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-49391420 Trump backing off his trade war as global economies slow. He recently postponed tariffs on a large chunk of Chinese goods until December so he would not ruin Christmas. This delay would put it into December too. He also upped his pressure on the Fed calling for a large cut in interest rates and also for them to start quantitative easing again. ...

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    Lincoln Chafee on why he joined the Libertarian Party

    Thread Starter: Sammy


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    Moneybomb for Marianne?

    Thread Starter: Pauls' Revere

    Should we moneybomb Marianne? She's the best weapon the GOP has. https://www.yahoo.com/news/republicans-start-donating-marianne-williamson-231942040.html https://www.marianne2020.com/ WASHINGTON -- Author Marianne Williamson's quirky, love-conquers-all approach on the Democratic debate stage Thursday drew applause, ridicule and confusion. On Friday, she was attracting donations. From...

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    Thread Starter: Danke

    https://www.infowars.com/youtube-bans-14-year-old-commentator-soph/ Update: Following news of her channel’s termination, Soph posted updates to Twitter shrugging off the ban.

    Last Post By: dannno Today, 07:21 PM Go to last post
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    Trump: Cut Rates 100 Basis Points, Restart QE

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    His latest tweet on the subject: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1163472273388576768 Here's another one:

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 Today, 07:20 PM Go to last post
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    Justice and Safety for All - The Bernie Sanders Plan

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Justice and Safety for All https://berniesanders.com/justice-and-safety-for-all/ “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails.” – Nelson Mandela For most of our history as a country, the United States incarcerated people at about the same rates as other western democracies do today. In the early 1970s we had the same low crime rate as today, but we now...

    Last Post By: Swordsmyth Today, 07:17 PM Go to last post
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    BREAKING: Epstein Signed His Will 2 Days Before He Died

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    https://nypost.com/2019/08/19/jeffrey-epstein-signed-will-two-days-before-suicide/ That would seem to strengthen the case for suicide. In any event, the will showed some half billion in assets, which is good news for the victims.

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 Today, 07:14 PM Go to last post
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    Electro shock therapy to erase prejudices and bigotry

    Thread Starter: Anti Federalist

    Italian Psychologist Proposes Electric Shock Treatment to Eliminate Prejudices https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2019/08/19/italian-psychologist-proposes-electric-shock-treatment-to-eliminate-prejudices/ THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. 19 Aug 2019 ROME — An Italian psychologist has proposed modifying people’s unconscious prejudices and stereotypes by subjecting parts of the brain to electric...

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    Satoshi Nakamoto to Reveal Identity?

    Thread Starter: Swordsmyth

    After a decade of anonymity, Satoshi Nakamoto will break his silence in Part I of his “My Reveal” Sunday, Aug. 18, at 4 p.m. EDT on the Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings website, www.SatoshiNRH.com, and the Ivy McLemore & Associates website, www.ivymclemore.com. In addition to his real-life identity, Nakamoto will use “My Reveal” to divulge such facts as his country of origin,...

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    Trump calls for big rate cut and economic stimulus

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49393198 But if the economy is great as he also says, you don't need a rate cut or stimulus. Trump getting panicky about a recession before the election? He wants bailed out for his trade war slowing the economy (not just in the US either). More at link.

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    Market Crash Looming

    Thread Starter: ChooseLiberty

    Wuh Woh It's October, time for a crash. It's not that easy is it? Is it? http://www.safehaven.com/article-14697.htm

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    $3B Ponzi Scheme Is Now Allegedly Dumping Bitcoin by the Hundreds

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan


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    Gold Continues to Hit All Time Highs vs. World Currencies

    Thread Starter: Smaulgld

    Gold continues its ascent vs major world currencies. (CHARTS) https://smaulgld.com/gold-continues-to-hit-all-time-highs-vs-world-currencies/

    Last Post By: Danke Today, 07:49 AM Go to last post

    GE shares tank more than 13% after Madoff whistleblower calls it a ‘bigger fraud than Enron’

    Thread Starter: timosman

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/15/ge-shares-drop-after-madoff-whistleblower-harry-markopolos-raises-red-flags-on-its-accounting.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgz2Iri_y3E

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    Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy may lower IQ in sons, controversial study says

    Thread Starter: donnay


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    Joel Salatin on Joe Rogan

    Thread Starter: tod evans

    This is long but absolutely worth the time. Do yourself a favor! Special thanks to Brushfire, I'd never heard of this guy before yet he speaks to how I was raised.

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    New Study Reveals How ADHD Drugs “Alter The Structure Of Children’s Brains”

    Thread Starter: donnay


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    Psychiatry for population control

    Thread Starter: Firestarter

    When they tortured me in a psychiatric hospital in 2005 I watched “One flew over the cuckoo’s nest”, only to conclude that this movie is like a walk in the park compared to what I’m seeing here. Psychiatric drugs in fact cause severe damage to the brain, while the political prisoners in fact have no energy and aren’t able to concentrate on any task more difficult than tying shoelaces. When you...

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    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...

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    Learn Liberty - Full Debate: Is Immigration a Human Right?

    Thread Starter: PAF

    Last Post By: nikcers Today, 07:27 PM Go to last post

    A Prince of Liechtenstein Discusses Private Property and Political Discourse

    Thread Starter: PAF

    08/16/2019 • Claudio Grass Claudio Grass (CG): The spirit of governance, as well as the local culture of Liechtenstein, seem to support and work in harmony with the ideas of personal freedom, independence and especially respect for private property. To what extent do you think this was influenced by the heritage and the history of your family and of past generations?

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    Why Is Prostitution Still Illegal?

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    Teddy Kennedy's Promises: Floor Speech On The Immigration Act Of 1965

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    Occam's Banana

    Mises University 2019 VIDEO / AUDIO (SUN July 14 - SAT July 20)

    Thread Starter: Occam's Banana

    From the Dept. of "Yeah, this is actually how I spend my Friday evenings ..." I took a break from the Internet and didn't get back soon enough to do my annual Mises University thread - at least, not in time for the live streams. :o So anyway, cue up the Miss Universe jokes, and here are the audio/video archives of the event: (... and here are links to the threads for previous years,...

    Last Post By: Occam's Banana 08-17-2019, 08:50 PM Go to last post

    Social Security, what happens when you don't enroll your kids?

    Thread Starter: Origanalist

    There seems to be no law requiring you to do so, but what are the effects to the kids? They can't open a bank account, can they get a job? I curious as to just how it effects little Johnny if he decides he doesn't want to get one when he comes of age.

    Last Post By: Origanalist 08-16-2019, 06:57 AM Go to last post
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