Showing posts with label Donald Trump. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Donald Trump. Show all posts

April 9, 2020


The crackdown on ‘price gouging’ helps no one, except politicians and the media

fromTownhall: Governments can’t alter the laws of economics any easier than they can the laws of physics. Yet, they seemingly never cease trying, either under some private or public pressure to skew economic outcomes.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Congress proposes 50% tax on guns and ammunition in the US

fromDailyBell: Congress is considering a bill to require citizens to apply for a federal license before being able to purchase a firearm. And the government would have the authority to deny a license without demonstrable cause.
2nd Amendment Assaults

Thermal imaging cameras are still dangerous dragnet surveillance cameras

fromActivistPost: Surveillance cameras in public places can chill free expression, movement, and association; aid in the targeted harassment and over-policing of vulnerable populations.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Feds classifying all coronavirus patient deaths as ‘COVID-19’ deaths, regardless of cause

fromNYPost: Obviously, it is in someone's self-interest to inflate the numbers.
Indoctrination and Censorship

HuffPost’s clickbait headline claims Trump invested in coronavirus cure

fromAccuracyInMedia: The amount of Trump’s investment was estimated between $100 and $1,500, which is far from a vested and significant financial investment in the drug.
Media Bias on Parade

To enforce social distancing rules, cops fined a Pennsylvania woman who was driving alone

fromReason: Not every apparent violation of a quarantine order is a risk to other people, and not all need to be 
(or can be) enforced equally. To a mindless hammer, everything is a nail.
Police State America

April 8, 2020


The Covid-19 "lockdowns" are what twenty-first-century mob rule looks like

fromMises: The "solution" favored by these government employees is clear: more lockdowns, more business closures, harsher punishments for violators.
The Government is Not Us

How the CDC and the FDA wrecked the economy

fromCreators: Lack of early and wide testing left politicians ignorant of basic facts about the Covid-19 epidemic.
Regulation Nation

Earth Day founder dies in prison after murdering and composting girlfriend

fromGatewayPundit: Ira had claimed that he founded Earth Day and certainly was popular with enviros. He lived the lifestyle by composting the woman he murdered.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Donald Trump takes aim at 'China-centric' World Health Organization; will consider cutting its funding

fromDailyMail: The president blamed WHO for helping China cover-up the initial coronavirus outbreak. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Walter E Williams: Manipulation through racial hoaxes

fromCreators: We black people are so convenient and useful to America's leftists. Whenever there's a bit of silencing to be done, just accuse a detractor or critic of racism.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

What did Sanders achieve?

fromNationalReview: He ended the candidacies of Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

February 28, 2020


Trump’s betrayal of Julian Assange

fromRonPaulInstitute: It is ironic that a President Trump who has been victim of so much deep state meddling has done the deep state’s bidding when it comes to Assange and Wikileaks.

DNA databases are boon to police but menace to privacy, critics say

fromPewTrust: A Maryland lawmaker introduced a bill to regulate genetic genealogy searches — after a proposal last year to ban them failed.

Assange’s persecution has exposed media depravity the world over

fromMedium: Julian Assange started a leak outlet on the premise that corrupt and unaccountable power is a problem in our world, and that problem can be fought with the light of truth.

Encryption foes in Washington won't give up

fromReason: Government officials keep trying to make us expose our data to them—and the criminals who ride on their coattails.


Airport chaos looms with 181 MILLION Americans needing new IDs to travel

fromDailyMail: Most American travelers will need to apply for a new ID because two thirds of 276 million state driver's licenses do not comply with a security law.

The Feds' bulk collection of our data records has been expensive and useless

fromReason: But, it won't stop because it is a necessary precursor to a police state.
Police State America               Government is Watching Every Move You Make


February 25, 2020


No backdoor on human rights: why encryption cannot be compromised

fromBitcoin.com: In 2015, the UN issued a report on encryption and anonymity in the context of human rights. The report found encryption to be key to the right of privacy.

VIDEO: Tucker Carlson - A Law Rewarding Criminal Illegal Aliens

fromDailyMail: Among the stakes of the 2020 election is the New Way Forward Act, a bill supported by scores of Democrats that would open U.S. borders to criminal predators.

Trump has flipped the 9th Circuit

fromLATimes: A return to sanity could be in store for the Golden State.


Mainstream media fails to report on Omar’s alleged marriage to her brother

fromAIM: This week, an alleged associate of Omar’s told the Daily Mail that he knew that the congresswoman married her brother for immigration reasons.

Feds still persecuting hemp growers with new THC testing standards

fromPersonalLiberty: New federal regs would make it harder for hemp growers to prove their plants are not marijuana, in a major setback to a promising industry legalized just two years ago.

We’re all in this together: a case for not giving up on the American dream

fromRutherfordInstitute: "We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately."  -- Benjamin Franklin

February 13, 2020


Five states face federal lawsuit over inaccurate voter registrations

fromJudicialWatch: Letters were sent to election officials in five states – California, Colorado, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia – warning that they could face a federal lawsuit for their failure to update voter rolls.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Media’s horribly dishonest Antarctica propaganda

fromWattsUpWithThat: Although the NY Times tries to sell their paper with the slogan “The Truth is Worth It”, their misleading articles suggest you should spend your money elsewhere.
Media Bias on Parade

Instead of removing Trump from power, remove power from the presidency

fromReason: After Watergate, Democrats rolled back executive power. Under Trump, they just want to be the ones who get to wield it.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Pew Research 2019 survey: ‘climate change’ still ranks as low priority – 17th place out of 18

fromClimateDepot: No matter how hard the advocates try to sell it, Americans are just not buying it.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

How Venezuela’s good citizens were disarmed is a lesson for us

fromAmerica's1stFreedom: No tyrannical government can succeed without gun control.
2nd Amendment Assaults

Bernie Sanders confused by New Hampshire state motto 'live free or die'

 — 'both of those options sound horrible'

fromBabylonBee: “Living free is exactly what billionaires want,” Sanders told a crowd at a campaign stop. “That way they can accumulate as much money as they want."
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption       Economic Policy: Statism Versus the Free Market

February 3, 2020


Impeachment is killing Trump Derangement Syndrome

fromFrontPage: You can only hit the rage button so many times.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Massage parlor panic

fromReason: A potent combination of puritanism, racism, and political opportunism is putting Asian masseuses and the people who support them in needless danger.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange           Regulation Nation

Walter E Williams: Democracy and tyranny

fromCreators: "It's Congress that poses the greatest threat to our liberties. The framers' distrust is seen in the negative language of our Bill of Rights such as: Congress 'shall not abridge, infringe, deny, disparage ...'" 
The Government is Not Us

First Assange, now Greenwald: The growing attacks on adversarial journalism

fromNationOfChange: It’s unlikely that Greenwald, who at least has the benefit of widespread fame and international support, will be the last journalist to be targeted.
Indoctrination and Censorship

How the House lost the witness battle along with impeachment

fromTheHill: The hard truth is that House Democrats lost this case the minute they rushed an impeachment vote, and they knew it.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

U.S. veteran sentenced to life in prison for selling less than a gram of weed

fromSgtReeport: Any time anyone is deprived of their freedom or extorted by government for possessing or partaking in this plant, it is cruel and excessive, yet sadly it remains a function of this entire system.

January 31, 2020


Targeting of Greenwald and Assange shows governments ‘ready to stop the presses—if they can’

fromRawStory: A warning from Edward Snowden.
Indoctrination and Censorship         The Government is Not Us

Dead president walking

fromGuardian: "I don’t mean to sound alarmist, but the Resistance is running out of non-lethal options for removing Donald Trump from office."
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Another Obama solar company burns out – solar owners plead guilty to huge ponzi scheme

fromGatewayPundit: The schemers stole millions from individuals, companies and the US government. This solar project turned into the largest Ponzi scheme in Eastern California history.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus the Free Market    Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Virginians respond to gun control proposals by purchasing almost 74,000 firearms in December

fromActivistPost: The number of guns sold totaled out to 73,849. The outlet reported the increase in sales was likely “due to growing fears of increased firearms restrictions backed by the Democrat-controlled state government.
2nd Amendment Assaults

NYPD uses $10 million lab with supercomputer generating millions of passwords to defeat encryption

fromGatewayPundit: No expense is too great when it comes to violating the citizen's privacy.
Police State America               Government is Watching Every Move You Make

The establishment doesn’t fear Trump, And it doesn’t fear Bernie. It fears you.

fromCaitlinJohnstone: Obviously the establishment would rather have someone in the White House who doesn’t constantly put an ugly face on the empire by accidentally exposing its mechanics all the time as Trump does.
The Government is Not Us                   Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption


November 25, 2019


When the villain is Obama, not Trump, news suddenly becomes not worth reporting

fromNYPost: Using, or ignoring, facts in accordance with whether they create the desired impression is the principal agenda of today’s media.
Media Bias on Parade

Roger Stone, convicted for bragging

fromTownhall: The lesson learned is if you are a high-level Trump supporter, you can expect the Deep State to come after you. The left is sending a message to Trump supporters to beware of helping him in 2020.

Giving government vast snooping authority is one thing Democrats and Republicans both like

fromReason: They simply disagree over who should be in charge of misusing and abusing those excessive powers.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

VIDEO: Ayn Rand - The Proper Role of the Press

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: More relevant today than ever.
Media Bias on Parade

In Virginia, and elsewhere, gun supporters prepare to defy new laws

fromMSN: The concept is modeled after the “sanctuary city” stance that some localities have taken in response to federal immigration enforcement efforts.
2nd Amendment Assaults

Vaping panic ignores how e-cigarettes save lives

fromReason: H.L. Mencken defined Puritanism as "the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy." The rub against vaping, and other smokeless tobacco products, is that people enjoy it.

November 21, 2019


10 reasons why this impeachment ‘inquiry’ is really a coup

fromNYPost: Analysis from the incomparable Victor Davis Hanson.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Colorado's growing Second Amendment sanctuary movement

fromReason: What happens when cities and counties have their own ideas about a law that authorizes the seizure of guns from people who are mentally ill?
2nd Amendment Assaults

Walter E Williams: Young people ignorant of history

fromCreators: Today's leftists, socialists and progressives would bristle at the suggestion that their agenda differs little from that of past tyrants. But ...
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Pending ban on flavored e-cigarettes in Massachusetts authorizes forfeiture of vapers' cars

fromReason: The bill, which the state House passed yesterday, says police may seize vehicles in which they suspect untaxed vaping products. It was never about safety. It was always about property.
Regulation Nation          Police State America

Biden vows to keep marijuana illegal - right after Pew reveals 80% of liberals want legalized

fromZeroHedge: "The truth of the matter is, there's not nearly been enough evidence that has been acquired as to whether or not it is a gateway drug," he said.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption           The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

One bad apple? Over 1,000 cops caught illegally accessing police database to stalk citizens

fromActivistPost: ust as in other even more serious crimes involving law enforcement personnel, often records request violations resulted in very little punishment if any towards cops.

November 8, 2019


Why everything they say about California fires — including that climate matters most — is wrong

fromForbes: Can the increase in fires in California really be blamed on climate change?
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Rep. Devin Nunes: GOP’s First Witness to Testify in Impeachment Hearing WILL BE ADAM SCHIFF (VIDEO)

fromGatewayPundit: Is forcing a liar to testify under oath a perjury trap?
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

VIDEO: Milton Friedman - What is Monetary Policy?

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Can the increase in fires in California really be blamed on climate change?
Economic Policy: Statism Versus the Free Market

'Coup Has Started': Whistleblower's attorney vowed to 'get rid of Trump' in 2017

fromZeroHedge: The Democratic operative attorney representing the anti-Trump whistleblower vowed to "get rid of Trump", and said that the "#coup has started" in 2017 tweets.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

The county seized man's property, sold it—and kept the profits because he underpaid taxes by $9.

fromReason: Presumably as a public service, the state law allows counties to effectively steal homes over unpaid taxes and keep the excess revenue for their own budgets.

October 31, 2019


The futility of the drug war

fromFFF:  When someone brings into existence or supports a government program that produces drug cartels that kill people, he is morally responsible for the natural and predictable consequences of that program.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Canadian court won't force beauticians to wax the customer's balls

fromStrategicCulture:  A major setback for champions of gender dysphoria who demand that males who identify as women can force beauticians to give them a bikini wax.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Democratic wealth tax proposals demonstrate economic ignorance

fromReason:  Bashing the rich may be good politics, but it’s terrible economics.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus the Free Market

California’s electric vehicle dream is turning into a nightmare

fromOilPrice.com:  California might be blazing a trail with getting a large number of electric vehicles on the road, but the only trail California is currently blazing is the wildfire/PG&E fiasco that could plunge millions into blackouts.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus the Free Market

VIDEO: Tucker Carlson, Piers Morgan - Hating Trump More Than Loving America

fromLibertyPen/YouTube:  A major setback for champions of gender dysphoria.Media narrative: Trump is bad. Trump killed al-Baghdadi. Killing al-Baghdadi was bad. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Police blew up an innocent man’s house in search of an armed shoplifter. Too bad, court rules.

fromMSN:  When they were finished, it looked as though the Greenwood Village, Colo., police had blasted rockets through the house.

October 23, 2019


The American deep state would sooner sacrifice the republic than lose again to Donald Trump

fromStrategicCulture:  Democrats have become terrified of a longstanding political technology known as ‘free and fair elections.’
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Target employees won the 'fight for $15' but weren't ready for the trade-offs

fromStrategicCulture: Hours cut, benefits lost. More proof that fools rush in where wise men never go.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Civil unrest is erupting all over the world, but just wait until the United States joins the party…

fromStrategicCulture:  Democrats have become terrified of a longstanding political technology known as ‘free and fair elections.’
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

The police state’s deadly toll on America’s children

fromRutherfordInstitute:  Children are forced to learn the police state’s lessons in compliance and terror, which are being meted out with every SWAT team raid, roadside strip search, and school drill.

Google Maps will tell you where police are hiding

fromNewsChannel6:  Google Maps is competing with traffic and GPS app ‘Waze’ with some new features. Users around the world will soon be able to report where police officers are hiding.
Police State America

Rand Paul praises Trump on Syria truce: 'extraordinary breakthrough'

fromNewsmax:  Sen. Rand Paul Wednesday praised President Donald Trump for the "extraordinary breakthrough" reached in Syria and said the actions taken could lead to peace in the region for the first time in years.