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Multilateral Anti-Development Banks

Multilateral Anti-Development Banks

  By Paul Driessen and David Wojick USA finances prolonged poverty, misery, disease, and death through international banks “Foreign Operations” appropriation bills now working their way through Congress supposedly provide funding to “advance U.S. diplomatic priorities overseas,” “increase global security,” and continue “life-saving global health and humanitarian assistance programs for the world’s most vulnerable populations.” […]

Keep it in the Ground … By Blocking Pipelines

Keep it in the Ground … By Blocking Pipelines

  By Paul Driessen If they can’t stop energy development, they block pipeline transport (and get unexpected help) You can understand their frustration, as the steady stream of radical environmentalist successes during the Obama years has been replaced with endless setbacks. Oil, gas and coal leasing, permits and production have risen significantly. Big Green just […]

Independence Day 2018

Independence Day 2018

  by Richard Eber  George M. Cohan could not have expressed it better. After spending my usual July 4th attending the local parade in Concord with my family, it was truly “A grand old flag” for all those present.  As always the event brought, smiles, applause and a feeling of patriotism.  Having such pride in […]

Commentary | Communist America

Commentary | Communist America

  By Michael Greer Many years ago when I read the Communist Goals that were read into the Congressional Record in 1963 I thought, good luck, that’s never going to happen. But over the years I became more and more alarmed at how many of those goals were being achieved. Many institutions that were generally respected […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Let’s Jail the Kiddies!

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Let’s Jail the Kiddies!

  by L. Neil Smith A long time ago, in a galaxy not that far away,  I was an auxiliary or reserve police officer, with a gun, a badge, genuine false arrest insurance, and everything. I signed up for a variety of reasons. The three greatest “authorities” on police work in a future libertarian society were (a) the Head […]

California’s New ‘Declines to State Party’

California’s New ‘Declines to State Party’

  By Richard Eber   Welcome to the first meeting of the “Declines to State” (DTS) Political Party. This group comprises more than 25% of the voters including myself in California.  We choose not to be officially designated Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, American Independent, Socialist, Green, etc…. As such, we should still have a voice in government […]

Is the US National Debt Finally Coming Home to Roost?

Is the US National Debt Finally Coming Home to Roost?

  by Thomas L. Knapp In March and April, CNBC reports, foreign governments started cutting back on the amount of US government debt they buy and hold.  Russia’s government cut its holdings by 50%, from $96.1 billion to $48.7 billion. China (the single biggest holder of US  debt) dumped $5.8 billion. Japan (the second biggest), […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | The Fermi Paradox Resolved

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | The Fermi Paradox Resolved

  by L. Neil Smith In 1954, the dashing atomic physicist Enrico Fermi, who constructed the first nuclear reactor, asked a casual question of his buddies over coffee: given what seemed to be the overwhelming likelihood that there are thousands of intelligent species living elsewhere in the galaxy, and there probably had been for millions of years, why hadn’t […]

Negative Social Preferencing, ICE Edition

Negative Social Preferencing, ICE Edition

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 19, New York based artist, programmer, and activist Sam Lavigne published a list of 1,595 Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees and publicly available information about them (remember those two words: “publicly available”). Lavigne provided a public service that in anything resembling a free society would be completely uncontroversial. […]

“Thank you for your service, Soldier.” Signed, A Grateful Nation

“Thank you for your service, Soldier.” Signed, A Grateful Nation

    By Deborah Baber Savalla On Saturday June 23, 2018, the Ventura County Vietnam Veterans again raised the money and dedicated their time making the Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC, a reality in our county. These tireless veterans and their supporters deserve our profound thanks for a moving […]