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The End is Nigh: Obama, Globalism, and Running Out of Ideas.

Today, Barack Obama leaves office. He will be honored as a great man. But he is also likely to be quickly discarded by his former left-wing Progressive allies. Why? Because there is only one thing that leftists are interested in: power. Obama will shortly cease to have any political power. This is the only thing […]

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Empire Of Europe? EU Pushes “Political Union”

The plan behind the European Union has, all along, been about integrating all nations of Europe into one continent-wide federal empire. Think “United States of Europe”, but with even less self-rule than individual states in the USA. More like “United Empire of Europe”. Don’t believe me? Former president of the European Council Jose Manuel Barroso […]

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BREXIT: The Economics Of Power.

Two days ago, as it became clear that Britain would vote to leave the European Union, Nigel Farage gave an emotional statement to gathered supporters, which you can watch here. It was given in complete opposition to his earlier statement that evening, in which he conceded that the Leave vote would lose. Talk about a […]

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Crack-up: Greece On The Verge of Default.

In the Business Insider, we read: Greece is preparing to take the dramatic step of declaring a debt default unless it can reach a deal with its international creditors by the end of April, according to people briefed on the radical leftist government’s thinking. The government, which is rapidly running out of funds to pay […]

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What Happens if Greece Leaves the Euro…

In an Associated Press report, we read: PARIS (AP) — France’s president has raised the possibility of Greece leaving the shared euro currency, but says that’s a decision for “Greece alone” to make. Some in Europe have expressed concern that if the left-wing Syriza party wins this month’s general election in Greece, the new government […]

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Obama and NAFTA: Betraying The Left Wing.

In the Washington Post, we read: President Obama is preparing a major push on a vast free-trade zone that seeks to enlist Republicans as partners and test his premise that Washington can still find common ground on major initiatives. It also will test his willingness to buck his own party in pursuit of a legacy-burnishing […]

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A New Nation: Scotland to Become Independent?

In The Telegraph, we read: David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg have cancelled Wednesday’s session of Prime Minister’s Question in Parliament so they can travel to Scotland to campaign against independence. In a joint statement, the three party leaders said that “the right place for us tomorrow is in Scotland, not at Prime Minister’s […]

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UK Independence Party, Semi-Libertarians, Sweep British Elections.

The semi-libertarian UK Independence Party (UKIP), headed by brash eurosceptic Nigel Farage, has swept the British European elections, relegating the mainstream left-wing Labour Party and right-wing Conservative Party into 2nd and 3rd place. It is the first time in over 100 years that neither Labour nor the Conservative Party have won a national election. As […]

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Murray Rothbard on the European Union.

My favorite economist of all time is the magnificent Murray Rothbard. Is this short 2-minute clip from 1989, Rothbard correctly predicts the problems facing the modern European Union with spot-on accuracy.  

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Nigel Farage: Europe Has “Blood on It’s Hands” Over Ukraine.

  Nigel Farage, leader of the British semi-libertarian UK Independence Party, unleashed a hellstorm of criticism in a debate last week with British Deputy PM Nick Clegg, charging that the European Union has “blood on it’s hands” and is partly to blame for the violent protests and resultant chaos in Ukraine. According to Farage, the […]

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