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"NATO is our Frankenstein. And if we don’t stop it now, it will end up coming after us."
It already has if you define "us" as the people. However, the "we" is some government or something with enough horsepower to end NATO. And therein lies the rub.
4 days, 16 hours ago on Dismantle NATO Now—-Its A Relic That’s A Hotbed For Warmongers
Obama looks snookered to me. I guess we watch as all this plays out.
4 days, 16 hours ago on Good Work Washington, NATO, EU, IMF—–Ukraine’s In Chaos
Enjoyed this article but what if they held an election in a democratic country between the 2 major parties and they had names such as, Party Red and Party Blue. And both sides said what they thought would get them elected because if their side got elected then they could party hearty and get babes and money and wine would flow to THEM while the losing side was shut out of the good times.
Would you expect the winning side to follow through with its promises made to get where they are now? Or would you expect to see about what we are seeing the winning party in Greece do now?
Just askin'....game theory might include the motivation of the players....?
1 week, 4 days ago on Greece: Game In Theory, Capitulation In Fact
Much of UNC is engaged in rabid leftist political activism and this fraudulent center at UNC, set up as a launching pad for Edwards to run for President, needs to be shut down ASAP. Nichol is an incompetent marxist and no one with any sense listens to him anyway.
2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://www.newrepublic.com/article/121062/north-carolina-republicans-battle-uncs-gene-nichol-poverty-center
@Adam Price So an audit will be fine and all will be well...right?
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Audit The Fed——And Shackle It, Too
I have long thought that the entire eurozone fiasco was just another attempt by Germany to take over Europe. They have tried many times militarily and failed. Power is a combination of military and economic power, and both are intertwined. Maybe this is the new way for Germany to try again?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Europe’s Greek Showdown: The Sum Of All Statist Errors
@lloydholiday Good one! :-)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Inside The December Retail Report: “Disappointing” Isn’t The Half Of It
This is no mistake. It is deliberate because some people, those connected by bribing the right people, stand to pocket a ton of money. Simple ROI.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on They Never Learn: California Breaks Ground On $68 Billion Trainwreck
@Lockhart121 What about wanna-be home owners? Are lower prices good for people who want to buy a house?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Deflation Calamity Howlers Are Dead Wrong—-In Europe And Everywhere Else
"... independent cyber-security professionals are virtually unanimous in the opinion that the Obama administration muffed it."
Obama muffing it? No!
2 months ago on Another War Party Proganda Scam: The Sony Hack Fraud
@Minim123456 I need polygamy, too.
2 months, 1 week ago on The Keynesian End Game Crystalizes In Japan’s Monetary Madness
This is the end, beautiful friend This is the end, my only friend, the end Of our elaborate plans, the end Of everything that stands, the end No safety or surprise, the end I'll never look into your eyes, again.
@BrianMcM @JasonEmery @clovisdad As one of those boomers you describe, let me tell you that you have raised a typical strawman/fear-based "point." Social security is a deeply flawed program financially and needs to be wound down as it is unsustainable and unaffordable. It can be humanely ended by a pro-active US government default where priority is given to different demands/creditors just as Peter Schiff and others have advocated.
Read this and then get back to us with an answer to the following question--
Question: should such a system, born of and perpetuated by lies, be continued as is?
3 months ago on Here Comes The Ultimate Keynesian Scam: Helicopter Money For The People, Not Just Banks
The chickens are coming home to roost for Obama's foreign policy.
3 months ago on Why Obama Has No SecDef: The War Party Is Waiting For Hillary
@clovisdad I agree with just about everything here. But I do not think it has to be many years of austerity, theoretically at least. If they let the markets work and pricing to freely occur and be discovered rationally, I can't see how it takes too much longer than about 2 years and probably much less to fix it all. But they won't do that because whoever does it will be blamed for the "crash" from now until the end of time by the controllers of all stripes who say they know better because, after all, they are the smartest people in the room because they say so.
@medicinewolf In summary, since the latest economic smoke and mirrors didn't work, let's try more smoke...no wait, more mirrors.... What the heck, more of both!
This article is spot on! But can we get a government or a central bank to do nothing? Doubtful...
3 months, 1 week ago on Here Comes The Ultimate Keynesian Scam: Helicopter Money For The People, Not Just Banks
@Adam Price The primary purpose of any QE is to increase govt spending at the expense of the private sector. Historically, this was done by raising taxes but that won't fly politically so now we use QE. They may dress it up as many other things but this is what happens every single time with QE.
4 months ago on The BOJ Jumps The Monetary Shark—–Now The Machines, Madmen And Morons Are Raging
@Adam Price Good. I'll get more then.
@Le Rude Frog @clovisdad Clovisdad nailed it. When the govt can effectively buy whatever it wants at the direct expense of the wealth-producing, private economy you will get an end point that you will not like. If you need a name, try "communism" or "fascism" or some other centrally planned, totalitarian form of society that will defacto suppress individual liberty.
Glad to see that the US policy of deconstructing the mideast is proceeding well.
5 months, 1 week ago on Welcome To Barack Obama’s Syrian Gong Show
Given all we have seen since 9/11, can there be any doubt that bipartisan US policy is to completely deconstruct the middle east by violent means?
One might ask: who benefits?
5 months, 2 weeks ago on The Everlasting Impossibility Of Obama’s Syrian Adventure
Obama draws another red line. This won't end well.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Obama’s Bluster and Bluff in the Baltics: Its Pointless And Dangerous.
Is this little dance over sanctions and counter sanctions and counter counter sanctions even real? With the west's projection of vacillation and weakness so obvious and entrenched can we really believe that anything serious in the way of sanctions against any country will happen at all? Is it all a war of words for public consumption? Sure looks like we are watching a Punch and Judy show.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Mindless Eurocrats Stumble Toward Disaster: “Shocked” That Sanctions Have Started A Trade War
So? Maybe it was a ruse delivered for public consumption, not like that has ever happened in the history of the world, now has it? I repeat, so?
Then why were they dropped? Details and facts please, not an argument why officialdom may have lied to us. Geez...why do you waste your own time with something of so little consequence? Part of a leftist meme on why American should self-hate, are we?
I think Truman was very measured and compassionate. If it had been me, much worse would have happened, hopefully complete obliteration of Japan and all of its culture, to show the entire world what happens when you attack the US. It then would have been written formally and openly into US Policy as the primary mission of the Dept of War (which never would have had it name changed) and perhaps the US Constitution to complete the object lesson.
If you want to end/minimize war, then all war should be perceived as one in which the only outcome is complete obliteration.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on August 6th, A Day Of Ignominy: Enduring Lies About The Incineration Of Hiroshima
@JackMarse Nailed it!
@portola87 There is none, it escapes me as well.
We are so screwed.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Real World Unrecovery Indicator: McDonalds Sales Down 3.2%, 9th Straight Decline
Obama's theater in trying to make us all believe he is doing something substantial might actually be the best thing he has ever done, being that it is as close to nothing as possible. No one takes this bozo seriously, I wonder if he even does himself. More will die, nothing Obama do will solve a thing, Obama's approval ratings stay in the mid-40% range. Obama is OK, the ISOJ (Islamic State of Jihad) distraction is diverted for now. Mission accomplished. Back to his real goal of destroying America.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Washington Opened The Gates Of Hell In Iraq: Now Come The Furies
Just think how terrible it would have been if ObamaCare had not been in place. What, why are you snickering? Recall when Q1 GDP was first reported at +0.1% the reason given for the growth was....ObamaCare. Now, with -2.9% think how awful it would have been, maybe even -10%, without ObamaCare. Thank God for ObamaCare, savior of our economy!
8 months, 1 week ago on The Message In The Q1 GDP Shock: Massive Windfalls For The 1%; Hardly 1% Growth For The Masses
I stand with Rand.
1 year, 10 months ago on Access denied | FP Passport
2 years, 1 month ago on Green Berets Sign Letter Supporting 2nd Amendment
Magnificent! Just ran across this article. How did the race weekend go?
2 years, 1 month ago on Retrospective>><br/>road Racing At Pomona
Dipsticks. What else should we expect from this crowd?
2 years, 2 months ago on Obama’s Asia team caught off guard, partying when rocket launched | The Cable
@MattMolina @FoolKiller Possible but we need some links and data. A simple declaration of a low probability event is not sufficient. (We expect the worst under Obama, so we are watching and listening intently but don't go off half-cocked, when you go off, be loaded for bear.)
2 years, 5 months ago on Obama official: Benghazi was a terrorist attack | The Cable
@VOTEROMNEY I can tell you how this revelation will be handled by the MSM-- they ignore it and go back to attacking Romney. Business as per usual.
@MattMolina @00Yankee Quantity is no indication of quality.
@mersey @MOJOJO But with Obama, lying is mandatory.
Obama has failed us so miserably. Nov. 6 cannot get here soon enough. Fire Obama!