Archive For: June 2015

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Rand Paul's Magnificent Moment-----Section 215 Is Dead, Liberty Is Revived

If one of the very worst provisions of the Patriot Act – which the government has erroneously and illegally interpreted to gather the phone records of each and every American – expires, we’ll have Senator Rand Paul to thank. And the truth is, we can’t thank him enough. Yes, I’ve been critical of the Senator […]

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Ex-Im Bank Is Crony Capitalism For Boeing, Caterpillar And GE------Kick Them Off The Dole

Ex-IM Bank distorts the market and reduces the average American’s standard of living in order to increase the power of government and enrich politically powerful corporations. Congress should resist pressure from the crony capitalist lobby and allow Ex-IM Bank’s charter to expire at the end of the month. Shutting down Ex-IM Bank would improve our economy and benefit most Americans. It is time to kick Boeing and all other corporate welfare queens off the dole.

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Imperial Washington------Out Of Touch With Main Street America

A lot of the criticism of Rand Paul’s anti-interventionist foreign policy pronouncements, as well as his high profile opposition to the NSA’s spying on Americans, is couched in terms of “that was then, this is now.” The argument goes something like this: with ISIS on the rise in the Middle East, and in light of […]

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Why The Market's Going Nowhere Fast

It wasn’t a pretty week for stocks globally. Almost every major market was down – one prominent exception was Japan – and the minor ones were down more. China experienced a 6.5% hiccup mid-week that everyone seemed to want to see as, at least, the beginning of the end of that bull market so it...

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