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Bankers Love War Because It Creates Massive Profits

Washington’s Blog War Makes Banks Rich Bankers are often the driving force behind war. After all, the banking system is founded upon the counter-intuitive but indisputable fact that banks create loans first, and then create deposits later. In other words, virtually all money is actually created as debt. For example, in a hearing held on September 30, 1941 […] Continue reading →

USDA establishes rural business investment program

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related business in rural areas with cash needed to expand. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced in Cedar Rapids the formation of the first Rural Business Investment Company, a for-profit firm licensed by the USDA […] Continue reading →

Fox Executive Fired Over Flight 370 Charity Email

Fox executive of 25 YEARS is fired for using her company email account to raise money for the family members of those who disappeared on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Fox spokesman Scott Grogin said Darlene Tipton’s ‘conduct and communications’ violated company policy Tipton plans to sue Fox for wrongful termination The idea for fundraising came […] Continue reading →

Another Major Hillary Donor Pleads Guilty to Illegal Fundraising Charges

Guy Benson I say “another” because this is the second such guilty plea in the span of five weeks. First, the latest development: A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hillary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates […] Continue reading →

Good news: Social Security will stop robbing kids to pay for their parents’ debts

Happy Tax Day, America!  According to the Washington Post, the Social Security Administration will stop looting the tax refunds of innocent people to pay off their relatives’ “debts.”  Enjoy this wonderful gift from your benevolent mega-government! The action comes after The Washington Post reported that the government was seizing state and federal tax refunds that were on their way […] Continue reading →

Another eminent domain horror story in Colorado

 Here’s a companion piece to the Cowmageddon saga in Nevada, where a lot of people showed up to take a stand against government over-reach.  ”Eminent domain” abuses are the sort of thing that has these folks worried.  One of the most blatant examples comes from Colorado, where county officials declared war on a couple that […] Continue reading →

The Democrat Party’s Century of Tax Hikes

Michael Schaus  The worst amendment to the Constitution is also one of the vaguest. The right to keep and bear arms might be simplistic, but at least it is direct. Our first amendment is mildly long winded and grotesquely misunderstood. However, the 16th amendment, ratified in 1913, stands as one of the most viscous deteriorations […] Continue reading →

Heartbleed’s Password Heartbreak

 Now that you’ve changed all your passwords (I did) in the wake of the discovery of a coding error in OpenSSL, the widely-used software for the secure transmission of data, it’s time to think about why the “Heartbleed bug” made it into the code and sat there undetected for two years. The problem can be […] Continue reading →