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“Buy American!” – A Protectionist Dialogue.

In light of the recent announcement of Trump’s “Buy American” executive orders, I present a theoretical dialogue between Trump and myself: Trump: “Buy American!” Me: “Noted.” Trump: “Let me rephrase that: I demand you to buy American.” Me: “Why?” Trump: “Because it’s your duty!” Me: “Why?” Trump: “Because it helps the economy!” Me: “How?” Trump: […]

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Does “Free Trade” Hurt Americans?

Pat Buchanan is a sharp political analyst. He strikes at the core of an issue more quickly than Marion Barry could light a crack pipe, which is to say pretty quickly. But his grasp of economics is poor. Not just poor: resoundingly bad. In a recent article commenting on Trump’s State of the Union address, […]

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Trump Trumped By… Trump? Fiscal Reality Looms.

On March 15th, the present government is going to hit a brick wall: the expiration of the current budget deal. The debt ceiling holiday agreed upon two years ago is going to end, and the $20 trillion hard debt limit is going to smack the government in the face. That means no more debt unless […]

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Obama: A White House Eulogy.

In 31 days, Barack Hussein Obama will walk out of the White House as it’s chief resident for the final time. On January 20th, Donald Trump will take the oath of office and officially supersede Obama as President. The 8-year experiment in Hope and Change will have ended. In an interview with Oprah a few […]

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The Unspoken Roadblock Against Political Reform.

I have been asked by some people for my thoughts on Gary Johnson, the former Governor of New Mexico and Libertarian Party candidate for president. Overall, I can support Gary Johnson. He is unquestionably the most libertarian governor in recent US history. His policies have been mostly libertarian in nature and intent. I do not […]

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Above The Law: No Charges for Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton has officially been cleared of any potential charges related to her e-mail scandal by the head of the FBI, James Comey. This was the last hurdle between Hillary and the Democratic nomination for President. If she’d been charged, Bernie Sanders probably would’ve been the nominee. But Granny Hill has been cleared, so her […]

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Benghazi: House Democrats Consider Investigation Boycott.

The controversy surrounding the Benghazi Killings of 9/11/2012 have recently seen a resurgence in attention as new evidence suggests a cover-up and internal stonewalling over what exactly conspired that evening. The renewed push for a special investigation into the affair has split Congress almost evenly along party lines, with Republicans heavily agitating for an investigative […]

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Conspiracy, History and Democracy.

If you charge that corporations, bankers, and industry cartel/union groups control the U.S. government, a collective majority of Americans will nod their heads in agreement. These are usually referred to as “special interest groups”. Claiming that special interest groups control the government is widely acceptable. Nearly everyone agrees that special interest groups play are far […]

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Constitutional Convention for Balanced Budget Amendment – A Bad Idea!

Recently, there have been calls amongst Republican lawmakers to stage another Constitutional Convention in an attempt to pass a balanced-budget amendment. The proposed amendment would require Congress to eliminate the federal deficit and preserve a balanced budget. There hasn’t been such a meeting in over 200 years. As Fox News reports: Momentum is building behind […]

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Hillary Leads GOP Candidates in Poll; Next President in 2016?

According to a Quinnipiac University poll, Hillary Clinton easily leads all GOP candidates in the 2016 presidential election. As Yahoo News reports: In potential presidential matchups, the former secretary of state and first lady would defeat Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul (49 percent to 39 percent), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (51 percent to 37 percent) […]

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