And I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. Letter from Thomas Jefferson to John Taylor, May 28, 1816. H/T to Robert Gore of the […]Read more "What Thomas Jefferson Knew That Paul Krugman Never Learned"
It is being reported that President Obama and the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, worked the phones to help John Boehner find enough votes to pass the CRomnibus bill. The only thing shocking about that is that Fed Vice-Chairman, Stanley Fischer, claims to be shocked that Wall Street Banks still have that kind of […]Read more "Obama and Jamie Dimon Teamed Up To Pass Cromnibus. Fed Vice-Chairman and Maxine Waters Claim To Be Shocked!"
The parable you are about to read was part of a an excellent post at Frankenstein Government. An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life… _______ “A fight is going on inside me,” the Chief said to his grandson. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. “One is evil […]Read more "A Parable About Life And The Importance Of Asking The Right Question(s)"
This is a reblog of a post the great Conservative Hideout 2.0. It is the best description of the differences between America’s Liberals and America’s Conservative/Libertarians I’ve yet to come across. Enjoy! *********** Two Americas Dec 11th, 2014 by Odie Woodsterman. Lonsberry hosts a radio talk show featuring a mix of news, political commentary, callers, […]Read more "“Two Americas” by Odie Woodsterman"
If the actions of John Boehner and his establish pukes, after the American electorate spoke out loud and clear, doesn’t prove to conservatives/libertarians that what is wrong with America can not be fixed via the ballot box, then this humble observer at Asylum Watch doesn’t know what it will take. The idea of America that […]Read more "How Much More Proof Do You Need That The American Political System Is A Sham?"
The US Census Bureau has published a series of demographic charts on America’s young adults; ages 18-34, which were reported at Zero Hedge. Here are some of them along with some brief comments. Percent of population age 18 to 34 who reported their ethnicity and race as something other than non-Hispanic White. Percent of total […]Read more "The Changing Face Of America"
No doubt there are many in our government who are delighted at the perceived damage that the West’s sanctions are having on the Russian economy and doubly delighted at the crushing effect the current low oil prices must be having on not only Russia, but also countries like Iran and Venezuela, which are not friendly […]Read more "Russian Sanctions + Low Oil Prices = Potential Trouble for the West"
In the opinion of this humble observer of the asylum we all have to live in, the devolution of the political parties and the government established by our constitution in America is nearly complete. The so-called two parties system of Democrats and Republicans has devolved into an amorphous group of what we might call “Politocrats”. […]Read more "Powercrats, Politocrats, and Bueaucrats"
I came across this post today in which the author is delighted to report that the New York Times has finally admitted that weapons of mass destruction were found in Iraq years ago. He lambasted the NYT, however, for not also admitting that these facts justify Bush going to war in Iraq to save the […]Read more "WMD In Iraq and The Questions Not Being Asked"
It’s hardly debatable that is easier to get ahead in this world for those who have friends in high places. America’s CEO’s can certainly attest to that; especially when that highly placed friend is Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Take a look at this chart snagged from Zero Hedge: Imagine what the 2010 – […]Read more "It’s Good To Have Friends In High Places"