Archive for the ‘Free markets’ Category

Donald:  How To Succeed as President 

12 Nov

What the hell do you have to lose?  Replace American’s failed welfare-warfare state with liberty and free enterprise.  The American people will thank you and people around the world will thank you.  

[Originally published July 17, 2016.)

Source: 7 Things Trump Must Do


Why Libertarians Should be Concerned About a Trump Presidency

10 Nov

Only time will tell if Robert Wenzel’s analysis is correct.  

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Posted in Crony capitalism, Donald Trump, Foreign policy, Free markets, Individual rights, Libertarianism, Middle East, Neocons, Warfare state, Welfare state


What Makes America Great

09 Nov

“The 2016 election was notable for many things—from the frequency of ad hominem arguments to the frequency of scandals to the frequency of OMG reactions to Donald Trump’s victory.”

Source: The Government Won’t Make America Great Again

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Posted in Crony capitalism, Economy, Free markets, Individual rights, Politics, Welfare state


Trump’s Revolution 

09 Nov

“Donald Trump has done the unthinkable – unthinkable, that is, to the sneering elites: the “journalists” who have been spending their days snarking at Trump on Twitter, the DC mandarins who disdained him from the beginning, and the foreign policy “experts” who gasped in horror as he challenged the basic premises of the post-World War …”

Source: Trump’s Revolution – Original by —


Seven Principles for Free Government

08 Nov

“As I look at America today, I am not afraid to say that I am afraid.”—Former presidential advisor Bertram Gross As history teaches us, if the people have little or no knowledge of the basics of government and their rights, those who wield governmental power inevitably wield it excessively. After al…”

Source: Seven Principles for Free Government

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Posted in Civil liberties, Constitution, Corruption, Crony capitalism, Free markets, Individual rights, Supreme Court, Warfare state, Welfare state


It’s Liberty vs. Power

07 Nov

“The main issue in the world today is globalism versus national sovereignty, and it is playing out in the politics of countries on every continent. In the United States, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s critique of globalism – encapsulated in his campaign theme of “America First” – has galvanized a mass movement opposed to the …”

Source: Bringing Down the Globalist Monster – Original by —


Peter Thiel gets a lesson in economics 

03 Nov

“Mr. Thiel: Attempting to justify Trump’s and his followers’ hostility to free trade you write that “[t]he sheer size of the US trade deficit shows that something has gone badly wrong.  The most developed country in the world should be exporting capital to less developed countries; instead, the United States is importing more than $500 billion dollars every year.” I’ve some questions …”

Source: Open Letter to Peter Thiel – Cafe Hayek

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Posted in Economy, Free markets, Politics, Trade


The case for Donald Trump? Why Hillary should not get anywhere near the Oval office, again

28 Oct

I will be a guest on Lee Elci’s morning talk show Monday, Oct. 31 at 8:35am.  You can listen to it on the Internet,


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Posted in Donald Trump, Economy, Federal Government, Foreign policy, Free markets, Hillary Clinton, Middle East, Military-industrial complex, Presidential election, Warfare state, Welfare state


The Left’s strategic plan

22 Oct

Source: Socialism’s Community Organizers

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Posted in Federal Government, Free markets, Hillary Clinton, Politics, Progressives, Socialism, Welfare state


Trump’s Missed Opportunities… Hillary’s left-wing agenda and warmongering

20 Oct

Since it’s midterm time let me give each candidate a letter grade for last night’s debate performance. Donald gets a B- and Hillary gets her usual F, for her collectivist ideology, trickle-down economics, and continued warmongering.

Donald missed several opportunities to hit a grand slam for the night, which would’ve turned his performance into an A+. Let me explain.

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The importance of free-market interest rates

15 Oct

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell

Source: Interest Rates and the Marshmallow Test | Mises Wire

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Posted in Banks, Business cycle, Central banks, Economy, Federal Reserve, Free markets, Interest rates


The insiders are at it again…

15 Oct

“The Gold Manipulators Will Be Punished By Egon von Greyerz The selling of gold we saw last week was another desperate attack by the BIS and some central banks, together with the bullion banks, to…”

Source: The Gold Manipulators Will Be Punished | Matterhorn – GoldSwitzerland

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Posted in Banks, Central banks, Crony capitalism, Free markets, Gold, Interest rates, Money


The Case for Unilateral Free Trade

14 Oct

“In the 2016 presidential election, Americans have been given a choice between two types of controlled and managed trade. On the one hand, there is Donald Trump who favors outright protectionism and controlled trade for the benefit of select industries and companies.”

Source: The Case for Unilateral Free Trade

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Posted in Crony capitalism, Economy, Employment, Free markets, Property rights, Trade, Uncategorized


Modern liberals are illiberal

14 Oct

Source: American Idiocracy


The private sector delivers

13 Oct

‘Parts of the southern United States were hit particular hard by hurricane Matthew last week. Between the wind and the rain, flooding and power outages took place from Florida up through the Carolinas. For many of us, things like losing power are…”

Source: When Government Fails, Papa Johns Delivers – Abigail R. Hall Blanco

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Posted in Free markets