As U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning faces his court-martial for leaking 700,000 documents to the website WikiLeaks, celebrities and supporters have released a video in a show of solidarity with the whistleblower. Among the faces in the video are entertainers Maggie Gyllenhaal, Russell Brand and Wallace Shawn; director Oliver Stone; musicians Moby and Tom Morello; […]
The Vietnam War and Syrian conflict today have a great deal in common, though the cast of characters has been rearranged slightly. This time, the U.S. and Europe has supported the insurgency. The government of Bashar al-Assad has been cast as the “villain.” Russia and China are now playing the role of mediators and peacemakers.
Speaking at Mexico’s Anthropology Museum, President Barack Obama blamed Mexico’s gun violence not on drug cartels, but on American guns. “Most of the guns used to commit violence here in Mexico come from the United States,” he said. Yeah, and Attorney General Eric Holder has been a major gun trafficker to Mexico with Operation Fast […]
Boston, in the aftermath of the terror attack on the city’s marathon, took on the appearance of a far-flung banana republic in the midst of a military takeover, writes former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) in his latest column on Lew Rockwell’s libertarian website. Paul describes the scenes that unfolded in Boston over the past couple […]
The United States government has been at war for 11 years. The U.S. military destroyed Iraq, leaving the country and millions of lives in ruins and releasing sectarian blood-letting that had been kept in check by the secular Saddam Hussein government. On any given day in “liberated” Iraq, the death toll is as high as during the height of the U.S. attempted occupation.
Another shameful liberal attempt to confuse the American public about the right to bear arms.
There seems to be a reoccurring theme of the Presidential Administration having to remind Americans that President Barack Obama is neither a dictator nor a King. Discussing Obama’s forthcoming budget proposal on Friday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that the budget is not what Barack Obama would do if he were king: […]
Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) was among the earliest officials to criticize the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for entering into contracts that obligate it to buy more than a reported 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition — enough for a 20-year war. He demanded an explanation from DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano in a letter he sent last November.
In a free society, whistle-blowers serve as a great equalizer in the battle between everyman and elitist; unfortunately, the U.S. legal system as it currently stands dissuades or, worse, destroys those who bring to light abuse, incompetence and corruption.
A new study out from George Mason University’s Mercatus Center illustrates a clear trend of American migration from less-free liberal States to those with a more conservative Constitutional mindset. The institution’s “Freedom of the 50 States” report measured variables of economic and personal freedom throughout the Nation, taking a look at tax rates, government spending and debt, regulatory burdens, and State laws covering land use, union organizing, gun control and education choice.