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Ron Paul to host daily radio program and podcast

Ron Paul

Just because he’s retired from politics doesn’t mean Ron Paul is slowing down: the former congressman from Texas and three-time presidential hopeful will soon have his own spot on national radio. Dr. Paul, who retired from Congress earlier this year after a failed bid at the Republican Party’s nomination for …

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We should write the global economic laws, not China – Obama

Obama Xi Jinping China

The laws of the global economy should be written by the United States and not by the likes of China according to President Obama, as concern over China’s influence is growing. Washington hopes a Pacific free trade pact will curb Beijing’s investment bank. “When 95 percent of our potential customers …

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The $1.25 trillion US national security state budget, taxpayers money wasted

US national security state budget taxpayers money wasted

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and …

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Sibel Edmonds: classified woman (enemy of the state #1)

Sibel Edmonds’ new book, Classified Woman, is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.  The experiences she recounts resemble K.’s trip to the castle, as told by Franz Kafka, only without the pleasantness and humanity. I’ve read a million reviews of nonfiction books about our government that …

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Rand Paul: Audit the Fed or I will hold up nominees

Rand Paul

United States Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) says he plans to hold the appointment of three new likely members of the US Federal Reserve unless colleagues in Congress hold a vote on auditing the Fed. A long-time opponent of the central bank, Paul wrote Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) informing him of …

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United States national debt reaches $19 trillion

United States national debt 19 trillion bankrupt

The national debt hit $19 trillion for the first time ever on Friday, and came in at $19.012 trillion. It took a little more than 13 months for the debt to climb by $1 trillion. The national debt hit $18 trillion on Dec. 15, 2014. That’s a slightly stepped-up pace …

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Obama approves $800m funding for terrorist groups in Syria and Ukraine

Obama signing NDAA

President Barack Obama has signed the Pentagon funding bill giving $800 million in aid to both “moderate rebels” in Syria and the Kiev regime. Obama also vowed to work around provisions blocking the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 …

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Truckers to shut down US economy October 11-13th

Trucks

Last year the American Truckers Association prepared a report for Congress highlighting the susceptibility of the nation’s just-in-time delivery system, the majority of which is made possible by the transport and delivery of freight. In the event of a catastrophic disaster such as a war that drives fuel prices through the …

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Washington just dipped into retirement savings to fund itself

Jack Lew Treasury Secretary

From Filip Karinja You know things are getting bad when your government begins to stick its hand into retirement accounts just so that it can remain solvent for a few more months. With the debt limit about to come back into full swing at a staggering $18.1 trillion this week, Treasury Secretary Jack …

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US proposes $1 billion in military and lethal aid to Ukraine

Ukraine military

The US House of Representatives introduced new legislation authorizing military and lethal aid to Ukraine through 2017, according to a US Congress announcement. “The Secretary of Defense is authorized, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide assistance, including training equipment, lethal weapons of a defensive nature, logistics support, supplies and services, and sustainment to the military and national security …

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Obama moves to keep kill list memos secret forever

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United States President Barack Obama has no plans to show Congress the legal rulings that justify his use of drones to kill US citizens, despite urging from members of his own political party. Both members of the House and Senate have demanded as of late that the Obama administration explain …

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Ron Paul: America has already gone over the fiscal cliff

Ron Paul

US President Barack Obama demanded from Congress immediate action to prevent America from falling of a so-called fiscal cliff, but Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) says it might be too late to keep the country afloat. Speaking with Bloomberg Television on Thursday, the lawmaker who ran against Pres. Obama during the …

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CIA and Rockefeller funding Greens party in Australia – Clive Palmer

Billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has accused the Australian Greens and Queensland environmental campaigners of “treason” in conspiring with US powers to destroy the nation’s coal industry. Mr Palmer is concerned with the perceived collusion between the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency and the environmental lobby. Mr Palmer turned his …

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Autism rates rise to 1 in 68 children, so what’s the cause?

Child with autism playing with lego

What is to blame for the incredible rise in children with autism in the United States? The Centers for Disease Control recently announced that 1 in 68 children in America has an autism spectrum disorder. Now out of every child born, 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls will suffer …

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