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The Coming Collapse of the Welfare State

The_Welfare_state-649x376 In 1935, the year that FDR signed the Social Security Act into law, the birth rate was 18.7 per 1,000. In 1940, when the first monthly check was issued, it had gone up to 19.4. By 1954, when Disability had been added, the birth rate at the heart of the Baby Boom stood at 25.3.In […]

Hypocrisy – US Tells Russia to Stay Out of Ukraine

john kerry freedomoutpostdotcom Secretary of State John Kerry made this statement on NBC's Meet The Press this week, "You just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests." In discussing Russian troops entering Ukraine Kerry went on to say,  "This is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its […]

Does A Closer Look at the Budapest Memorandum Indicate We Are on the Brink of World War III?

bill-clinton-boris-yeltsen The Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances is an international treaty signed on 5 December 1994, providing security assurances by its signatories in connection to Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The Memorandum was originally signed by three nuclear-powers, the Russian Federation, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom. […]

The Dangerous Slippery Slope of Prayer Restrictions

prayer-620x415 In January 2014, I sat in the United States District Court in Baltimore and listened to arguments in a prayer case against the all Republican Board of Carroll County Commissioners. The complaint was initiated by two individuals that are former and current members of the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee. They allege sectarian prayers are […]

The Cartels – Can America Stop Them?

banksters This can be the most enlightening and empowering series of articles you read in your lifetime -- depending, of course, on whether you take action after becoming informed, or simply remain a spectator in one of the most exciting periods in Western history. Technically, the definition of cartel is "an agreement between most or all of the […]

Idaho County Votes to Prohibit NDAA

tumblr_meh3py9aop1qjb6yzo1_1280 Gem County, Idaho is the first to vote to prohibit the application of the laws of war, including the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Authorization for Use of Military Force and any similar law or authority. The NDAA is a federal law that this renewed annually, which includes two sections added in 2012 that […]

Chuck Hagel's Defense Cuts Are Smoke And Mirrors

smoke-and-mirrors Last week Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposed an additional 40,000 reduction in active duty US Army personnel, down to 450,000 soldiers. As US troops are being withdrawn from the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, it might make sense to reduce not only the active duty military, but the entire military budget. However, from the […]