Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 25, 2017
The Useful and the Useless, by Robert Gore
Centralization serves the needs of government and its dependents. Honest production and exchange require little government, perhaps none at all.
It will come as a surprise to many, but governments cannot suspend reality. Their arsenal, when things break down, comes down to their arsenal: the capacity to coerce. Violence or its threat enables governments to exact compliance. Proponents of government power invariably see themselves exercising it. Once the ship hits the iceberg, it will be obvious that governments’ guns are not wands, freeing citizens from the necessity of producing as much or more than they consume. They cannot compel innovators to innovate or producers to produce. While coercive power comes from one end of a gun, none of the powers that produce progress (and the gun) magically materialize at the other end. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 17, 2017
I am all for ending the giveaways but what is this nonsense about rebuilding the military? That is like using taxpayer money to rebuild the mafia. Which we likely do occasionally depending on what needs done.
We spend more on our military than most of the world put together now. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 6, 2017
WikiLeaks released the following list on February 23rd (see link here) of Obama Administration wire taps:
* The US National Security Agency bugged a private climate change strategy meeting; between UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin;
* Obama bugged Chief of Staff of UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for long term interception targetting his Swiss phone;
* Obama singled out the Director of the Rules Division of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Johann Human, and targetted his Swiss phone for long term interception; Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 21, 2017
As we approach the president’s deadline it looks like the military is going to present Trump with a plan to do a whole lot more of what we’ve been doing and somehow expect different results. Proving the old saying that when all you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail, we are hearing increasing reports that the military will recommend sending thousands of US troops into Syria and Iraq.
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 20, 2017
The United States is now in the extraordinary situation that the liberal/progressive/left is allied with the deep state against democracy. The liberal/progressive/left are lobbying for the impeachment of a president who has committed no impeachable offense. The neoconservatives have stated their preference for a deep state coup against democracy. The media obliges with a constant barrage of lies, innuendos, and disinformation. The insouciant American public sits there sucking its thumb
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 17, 2017
The tawdry Michael Flynn soap opera boils down to the CIA hemorrhaging leaks to the company town newspaper, leading to the desired endgame: a resounding victory for hardcore neocon/neoliberalcon US Deep State factions in one particular battle. But the war is not over; in fact it’s just beginning.
The CIA is obviously out to get Trump. The question is can it dethrone THIS president without assassination (for a change).
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 5, 2017
Where were these people when two past presidents were bombing innocents back to the stone age in countries that never attacked the US? These refugees where created by Bush II and Obama foreign policy.
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 1, 2017
One might think that Amnesty International should be fighting against the Bush/Cheney/Obama regime wars that have produced the refugees by killing and displacing millions of Muslims. For example, the ongoing war that Obama inflicted on Yemen results in the death of one Yemeni child every 10 minutes, according to UNICEF. Where is Amnesty International?
The easiest and surest way for the Trump administration to stop the refugee problem, not only for the US but also for Europe and the West in general, is to stop the wars against Muslim countries that his predecessors started.
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Posted by Martin C. Fox on February 1, 2017
.Federal Reserve policy has literally set the country up for collapse, and though the central bank has been very creative in making the impossible work, and putting off disaster, nothing can hold back the flood forever.
Unfortunately, it looks like Trump may be blamed for a financial crisis that he didn’t cause. Analysts, including notably Brandon Smith, may be correct in pinpointing the attempt to use the new and highly controversial president as a scapegoat for the dirty work of the bankers.
The conditions are there, and the consequences were built in when the bubble was still being pumped up. Someday it will burst. When, how, and how bad remains to be seen.
The Fed has done it again. When are people going to listen to Ron Paul?
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