Even those of us who are used to seeing politics get pretty tough and dirty are startled by what just happened in Texas. Last Friday, Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury on two accounts of abusing his office. If convicted, he could face more than 100 years in jail.
The latest absurdity coming out of Ukraine, the EU and Washington is that the humanitarian aid that Russia and the Red Cross are trucking into the former Russian territories that comprise eastern Ukraine is a trick, a deception, a pretext for Russia’s invasion forces.
The police response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, is latest example of how citizen abuse is an unavoidable result of the unconstitutional collusion between community law enforcement, the Federal government and the military-industrial complex.
Hillary Clinton has a problem. How does she escape blame for the tragedies that are now engulfing the Mideast when, as Secretary of State for four years, she was responsible for many of the policies that have produced this mess?
Police officers enjoy broad discretion regarding the use of deadly force, as long as they can contrive some way to describe their decisions as the course of action a “reasonable officer” would follow in the circumstances as he perceived them.
A debate about job creation in Missouri over the course of 2013 illustrates our continued susceptibility to what Ludwig von Mises called “the fundamental problem of Socialism” — the false idea that politicians and planners can pick economic winners and losers.
The rumor mills are flying with speculation that before summer is over, Barack Obama will announce one of his most audacious and most cynical moves yet. According to the latest speculation, the President will issue an executive order granting amnesty to as many as 5 million illegal aliens.
Those in the U.S. prepared to vigorously oppose mass government spying need to fight back and hold our representatives to account for the routine human rights violations perpetrated by the NSA. Congress is in recess for the month of August, so right now is an ideal time to schedule a visit in-district.
Despite CIA Director John Brennan’s assurances to the contrary, it turns out that some members of the CIA did hack into computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee. When the charges were first aired, Brennan dismissed them as “spurious allegations that are totally unsupported by facts.”
An absolutely monumental shift is in process that most have not recognized yet. The truth, or at least some truth, is about to be shown to the American masses about 9/11.