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Castro hardens rhetoric, warns Cubans to be alert to U.S. intentions

President Raul Castro warned Cubans on Saturday that the United States was determined to end Cuba’s socialist revolution despite restoring relations and a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama, saying one-party Communism was essential to defend the system. “We must be alert, today more than ever,” Castro said, speaking in front of a giant portrait

West Virginia Governor Moo-ves on Lawmaker’s Raw Milk Bill

Dustin Siggins,  West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) signed a bill legalizing the consumption of raw milk, opening up a way for consumers to avoid the state’s economic restrictions on sales between farmers and foodies. Lawmakers passed Senate Bill 387 in February, and Tomblin signed it into law in March. State agriculture laws still

Russia’s Putin: Panama papers are ‘provocation’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday media reports about offshore accounts in Panama were a “provocation” and the German newspaper behind the leaks was beholden to U.S. bank Goldman Sachs. Putin, speaking at his annual televised phone-in, said United State officials were behind the leaks and media reports were designed to sow doubts about

Economic Collapse Is Erupting All Over The Planet As Global Leaders Begin To Panic

Michael Snyder | Economic Collapse There is absolutely no reason to be optimistic about the direction of the global economy right now. Mainstream news outlets are already starting to use the phrase “economic collapse” to describe what is going on in some areas of our world right now. For many Americans this may seem a

America Deserves Better #VoteTrump

Or Do We? Sometimes I wonder. This political season has given us much entertainment from both major parties. Hillary and Bernie for the Democrats, and Trump and Cruz turning in banner performances for the Republicans.  Great entertainment, but very little leadership or hope for America’s future. Aside from her history as one of America’s most

Trump is Right about stocks and the economy

Donald Trump. Just uttering his name will summon a powerful mix of emotions in the average American depending on their political bent. The GOP presidential frontrunner continues to ruffle feathers, crash the status quo — and he remains the only Republican with a path to the nomination on the first ballot at the party’s convention.

Here’s Why Ben Stein Is Wrong About Trump

Joseph T. Salerno | Mises.org, Neocon political commentator, comedian, actor and “economist,” Ben Stein ridicules Donald Trump for his recent forecast of a “a very massive recession soon” in the US while labeling Trump’s views on the economy as “sheer idiocy.” Stein played an economics teacher in the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, but has no advanced degree in economics. Much as he once derided

Sorry, Donald Trump Is Nothing Like Paul Ryan

David Harsanyi, The Federalist Be prepared for a slew of silly pieces claiming all Republicans are really just like Donald Trump. Whether you believe Paul Ryan is a squishy Republican unworthy of the nomination or you think he’s the sort of rational conservative voice that could save the GOP from doom, there’s one thing he most certainly