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The best way to ensure quality education is to ensure that parents have the ability to pick the education option that best fits their child’s unique needs and abilities.

The question facing Americans is not whether Congress will ever cut spending. The question is will the spending be reduced in an orderly manner that avoids inflecting massive harm on those depending on government programs, or will spending be slashed in response to an economic crisis caused by ever-increasing levels of deficit spending.

Next time the neocons tell us we must attack, just think “Iraq.”

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Don’t Fight the Fed

by FTMDaily.com on December 28, 2013 · 0 comments

On this week’s show, economist and investor Jerry Robinson explains how stock traders can profit from current financial trends.

Jerry Robinson: “If you read the Fed’s full policy statement closely, you will discover that this “taper” is utterly meaningless, which partially explains why stocks roared higher immediately after the announcement.”

Just over a week ago negotiations between the five permanent UN Security Council Members plus Germany and the Iranians produced an historic agreement that may be first step toward a new era in US relations with the Middle East.

Under the deal worked out with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the US would keep thousands of troops on nine military bases for at least the next ten years.

October was Iraq’s deadliest month since April, 2008. In those five and a half years, not only has there been no improvement in Iraq’s security situation, but things have gotten much worse.

by Ron Paul Last week, for the first time since the 1979 Iranian revolution, the US president spoke with his Iranian counterpart. Their 15 minute telephone call was reported to open the door to further high-level discussions. This is a very important event. I have been saying for years that we should just talk to […]

While the existence of a U.S. assassination program should not surprise many Americans, the forthcoming report from two seasoned journalists based upon the government’s own classified internal information as provided by Edward Snowden, will likely be devastating to America’s waning international relations.

While hopes of renewed diplomacy between the U.S. and Iran are emerging, the religious ideologies on both sides will remain insurmountable obstacles to a lasting peace.

We have had a great victory for the cause of peace and liberty and let’s hope we can further build on it.

The Internet has made it easier than ever for parents to homeschool.

The President on Saturday claimed that the alleged chemical attack in Syria on August 21 presented “a serious danger to our national security.”

Here are two alternative solutions to finance the upcoming Syrian intervention that, in theory, will not increase America’s gargantuan deficits.

Obama’s argument that it is OK to kill people with white phosphorus and depleted uranium, as the US and Israel does, but not with sarin gas, has no logic.

Latest leaked NSA document reveals never-before-seen taxpayer-funded “black” budget for America’s 16 spy agencies.

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Why Syria?

by Jerry Robinson on August 27, 2013 · 16 comments

As the Western military forces congregate in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea in anticipation of a “limited strike” on Syria, it is time to ask ourselves a simple question: Why?

Declassified CIA documents reveal that the CIA, under the direction of President Ronald Reagan, helped Saddam Hussein carry out chemical weapons attack against Iran, and his own people.

Yesterday’s mysterious three hour trading halt on the NASDAQ, which affected nearly $6 trillion in equity holdings, is officially being labeled as an unexplained “technical glitch.” However, some experts are saying that this latest trading halt has all of the makings of a cyber attack.

According to a new report based upon leaked NSA documents, it has been confirmed that Britain operates a top-secret communications monitoring station deep within the Middle East that is able to “intercept and process vast quantities of emails, telephone calls and web traffic on behalf of Western intelligence agencies.”

Admittedly, our options for fighting this massive surveillance state are few. But here are a couple of potential solutions to start the conversation.

In this segment, Jerry Robinson is joined by John Rubino from DollarCollapse.com to discuss the latest economic news.

Every President, every politician, and every human being tells lies and engages in acts of hypocrisy. But Barack Obama does these things to a far greater degree than anyone else that I have ever known of.

Topic: The impact of rising inflation in both Syria and Iran.

If the allegations are true that Rep. Mike Rogers withheld key information from his fellow members of Congress prior to a vote on the re-authorization of the Patriot Act, he has betrayed his oversight mandate and should resign immediately.

There is an alternative. It is called non-interventionism. We should try it.

Washington believes that it can tell the population anything and the people will believe it.

As if the Middle East is not already awash in U.S., Chinese, and Russian armaments, the military-industrial complex has sought Congressional permission to send another $2 billion in arms to war-torn Iraq.

We do not have to accept being lied to – or spied on — by our government.

Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad has just issued a grim decree that outlaws the use of all foreign currency, including the U.S. dollar, in commercial transactions.

The U.S. State Department has issued a terror alert for August 4…

Over 5,000 members of the military and civilian first responders have gathered in Indiana to stage a nuclear terror drill.

Thirty years ago, 90% of the media that most Americans consumed on a daily basis was controlled by 50 corporations. Today, in our age of corporate consolidation, mergers, and acquisitions, the number of corporate entities that control the national media has dwindled to just six. These include: 1. General Electric (Comcast, NBC, Universal Pictures, etc.) […]

We should not forget, however, that in the meantime another Defense Appropriations bill passing really means another “military spending” bill.

Jerry explains the latest petrodollar wars spreading across the Middle East.

What Americans have learned in the 21st century is that the US government lies about everything and breaks every law.

Good news: A new amendment to defund the NSA is gaining steam…

It is beyond time for the Fed, Wall Street, and the federal government to stop manipulating money and stealing from the American people under the false guise of paper prosperity.

Confused about the recent debt ceiling debate? Let Jerry’s satirical piece be your guide.

Even the most conspiratorial minds among us are perhaps just beginning to scratch the surface…

“Hence the agreement should envisage a body…”

It is time for Congress to wake up and see that markets work better in all aspects of health care, including organ donation, just as they work better in providing all other goods and services.

There is only one side that the US government has never supported: our side.

Watch what he does when he finds out he’s being filmed…

The struggle between East and West will inevitably explode in the resource-rich Middle East.

The latest allegations of transatlantic espionage conducted by the U.S. against its European “allies” have placed President Barack Obama and the U.S. State Department in the global hot seat.

“I am unbowed in my convictions and impressed at the efforts taken by so many.”

It is a tragedy that mandatory E-Verify is not receiving more attention, as it will impact nearly every American’s privacy and liberty.

It appears Pope Francis really is making attempts to clean up the Vatican bank.