Friday, September 30, 2016

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US politics, American politics, elections
JUST WAIT TILL HILLARY CLINTON TAKES OFFICE ...  U.S. president Barack Obama's administration announced this week that it had fulfilled its objective of allowing 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States. And yes, this influx includes a resettlement in the state of South...
AMERICA NEEDS A TRUE MARKETPLACE ...  || By RON PAUL || The decision of several major insurance companies to cut their losses and withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges, combined with the failure of 70 percent of Obamacare's health insurance “co-ops,...
LET'S COUNT THEM, SHALL WE? This website has consistently argued in support of legalizing marijuana and other drugs for medical and recreational purposes. In fact we've argued that legalizing medical marijuana is a "moral imperative." Why do we support legalization?  Because we...

Watch Out, Joe Wilson!

THE WASHINGTON ESTABLISHMENT IS COMING FOR YOU! Political fortune giveth, and political fortune taketh away ... Look no further than the meteoric decline of S.C. attorney general Alan Wilson, who earlier this year was looking like a top prospect to become...
STATE DEPARTMENT SPILLS THE BEANS ... U.S. president Barack Obama has previously denied that his administration engaged in a "cash-for-hostages" deal with the government of Iran.  Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has backed him up, too - saying America's $1.7...
JUST DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH ON AN INDICTMENT ... Earlier this week we posed a question: Did Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton commit perjury during her testimony to a congressional committee last October? "Republican" members of the U.S. House certainly think so...
CHOICE? COMPETITION? NOT HARDLY ... In another blow for U.S. president Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, insurer Aetna is withdrawing from eleven state-based socialized medicine exchanges - including South Carolina's - beginning in 2017. In other words if you liked your...

Social Security Update

ENTITLEMENT BY THE NUMBERS ... We promise no hyperbole in this post.  No "ticking time bomb" references.  No irrational fear-mongering. Just numbers ... According to the latest trustee report for Social Security, the massive entitlement program currently has "assets" of $2.79 trillion....
NO MATTER WHO WINS ...  || By RON PAUL || For all the hand-wringing about the threat to liberty and constitutional government posed by the major party presidential candidates, there is little discussion of how this threat is due to...
"NO McNUGGETS? YOU LIE!" Several readers have forwarded us this funny picture of liberal U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson of South Carolina clowning around with Ronald McDonald. We're not sure what the two clowns were discussing (Hawaiian vacations? fast food recessions? minimum...