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.”
Congress should end the most regressive of all taxes, the inflation tax, by ending the Federal Reserve.
We know that the Fed’s inflationary monetary policy continues to reap profits for Wall Street while impoverishing Main Street. One hundred years is long enough. End the Fed.
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.
Auditing and ending the Fed, and allowing Americans to use the currency of their choice, must be a priority for anyone serious about restoring peace, prosperity, and liberty.
One of the least discussed, but potentially most significant, provisions in President Obama’s budget is the use of the “chained consumer price index” (chained CPI), to measure the effect of inflation on people’s standard of living.
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.
A failure to increase government’s borrowing authority would not lead to a default any more that an individual’s failure to get a credit card limit increase in would mean they would have to declare bankruptcy.
The future of the US economy with Chairman Yellen at the helm is grim indeed.
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 […]
The American people would benefit if Obamacare was defeated or even delayed.
The main proponents of this bill are large retailers and established Internet businesses.
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 ever-expanding role of government in healthcare provides an excellent example of Ludwig Von Mises’ warning that “The Middle of the Road Leads to Socialism.”
It is time to take a very serious look at the activities of the US intelligence community.
There is an alternative. It is called non-interventionism. We should try it.
We do not have to accept being lied to – or spied on — by our government.
We should not forget, however, that in the meantime another Defense Appropriations bill passing really means another “military spending” bill.
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.
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.
It is a tragedy that mandatory E-Verify is not receiving more attention, as it will impact nearly every American’s privacy and liberty.
After 12 years, trillions of dollars, more than 2,200 Americans killed, and perhaps more than 50,000 dead Afghan civilians and fighters, the Taliban is coming back anyway!
That is exactly what the Obama Administration is doing with Syria: fixing the intelligence and facts around the already determined policy.
“If you want to be perfectly safe from child abuse and wife beating, the government could put a camera in every one of our houses and our bedrooms, and maybe there would be somebody made safer this way, but what would you be giving up?”
It is clear now that the “surge” and the “Iraqi Awakening” were just myths promoted by those desperate to put a positive spin on the US invasion, which the late General William Odom once called, “the greatest strategic disaster in American history.”
The key to restoring quality education is to replace the bureaucratic control of education with a free-market in education.
As the first US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall said, “The power to tax is the power to destroy” — and who better to destroy than one’s political enemies?”
Are we supposed to forget that this kind of whitewashing of facts is standard operating procedure when it comes to the US government?
We are certainly not in a recovery. We don’t see the long unemployment and soup kitchen lines like in the Great Depression, but that’s just because the lines are electronic now.
What has been sadly forgotten in all the celebration of the capture of one suspect and the killing of his older brother is that the police state tactics in Boston did absolutely nothing to catch them.
“You cannot achieve security by allowing government to take your liberties.”
Sadly, I expect this week’s tragic attacks in Boston to be used to justify new restrictions on liberty.
Freedom to travel is a fundamental right. Restricting this fundamental right in the name of human rights is foolish and hypocritical.
Dictators recognize the danger that free thought poses to their rule, and few things promote the thinking of “unapproved” thoughts like an education controlled by parents instead of the state.
“We need to end the Federal Reserve, stay away from propping up the euro, and return to a sound monetary system.”
If just one euro out of every hundred is withdrawn from banks, the bank reserves would be completely exhausted and the whole system would collapse.
If only we had more war propaganda from the highest levels of government we could be cured of this war-weariness.
Neither party’s budget reduces spending…
The debate over the federal budget and even the battle over the Federal Reserve are ultimately arguments over symptoms rather than the cause.
The good doctor reminds us that the growth of executive power is a threat to liberty.
Growth of executive power is a threat to liberty. Fortunately, Congress can restrain the executive simply by exercising its constitutional powers.
Despite the alarm over cuts that are not real cuts, it is clear that the US government is not serious at all about changing its ways.
A member of Congress actually once told me that, “The people need these types of laws because they do not know what is good for them.”
It is true that extra-juridical killing is the opposite of justice in a free society.