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Election 2016: Wherever You Go, There You Are

Election 2016: Wherever You Go, There You Are

By Thomas L. Knapp Six months ago, who would have bet on Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, even given juicy odds? But here we are. Who would have predicted the last two Republican presidents, the immediate past GOP presidential nominee, and the Republican Speaker of the House declining even lukewarm endorsements for […]

Make America Great Again

Make America Great Again

By: Peter Schiff, President and CEO Euro Pacific Capital   Donald Trump’s critics have heaped scorn on his calls for protective tariffs to deal with America’s widening trade imbalance and the resulting loss of higher–paying blue color jobs. Some have accused him of trying to turn back the clock in pursuit of a cheap populist ploy […]

Bernie Sanders Won’t Drop Out. Here’s Why.

Bernie Sanders Won’t Drop Out. Here’s Why.

By Thomas L. Knapp Bernie Sanders says he’s taking the Democratic presidential nomination contest all the way to the party’s national convention in Philadelphia at the end of July. Believe it. With increasing intensity after each primary or caucus he loses — and for that matter after each primary or caucus he wins — party […]

Why young voters are flocking to Sanders and older ones to Clinton

Why young voters are flocking to Sanders and older ones to Clinton

NEW YORK — At Bernie Sanders’ rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, thousands of supporters, most of them young, gathered Sunday for what seemed more like a concert than a campaign stop. On Monday, Hillary Clinton brought her supporters together in a midtown Manhattan hotel where there was one distinct difference besides the absence of a […]

Banning fossil fuel benefits

Banning fossil fuel benefits

Does their abysmal grasp of energy and economics make Hillary and Bernie unfit to govern? “Natural gas is a good, cheap alternative to fossil fuels,” former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi famously intoned. (Psssst. Ms. Nancy, natural gas is a fossil fuel.) “If I thought there was any evidence that drilling could save people […]

Economic Literacy 101

Economic Literacy 101

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE: Bernie Sanders

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE:  Bernie Sanders

By L. Neil Smith  I confess that I haven’t been paying much attention to Bernie Sanders. I’ve known a thousand of him. I grew up, politically, surrounded in, smothered by, crowded with creatures like Bernie Sanders, mostly in the movement to stop the war in Vietnam. I quickly learned that they had no regard for […]

Trump: why Bilderberg, WEF/Davos, and CFR have shingles

Trump: why Bilderberg, WEF/Davos, and CFR have shingles

By Jon Rappoport, January 23, 2016  Technocrats, Davos Globalists can’t stop talking about Trump The Donald shoots from the hip and changes his tune every few minutes.  True.  He thinks about one thing, and that reminds him of something else, and then he goes off on that.  However, as he keeps talking and talking and talking, […]

The Strange Establishment Backlash Against Bernie Sanders

The Strange Establishment Backlash Against Bernie Sanders

. . By Thomas L. Knapp “I have friends and supporters in the Human Rights [Campaign], in Planned Parenthood,” Democratic presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on January 19. “But you know what, Hillary Clinton has been around there for a very, very long time and some of these groups are part of […]

Hillary Clinton casts herself as Obama’s heir, Bernie Sanders calls for ‘revolution’ in debate

Hillary Clinton casts herself as Obama’s heir, Bernie Sanders calls for ‘revolution’ in debate

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Sunday cast herself as President Obama’s natural heir on guns, health care and the economy in the final debate before Iowa’s caucuses, but Sen. Bernard Sanders said it’s time for Democrats to push further, saying the country needs a “political revolution” to break the power of big corporations. Mrs. Clinton […]