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CNN: 56% Feel Federal Government Poses Threat To Rights

Perhaps there is yet some hope left for this country. CNN reports: Fifty-six percent of people questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Friday say they think the federal government’s become so large and powerful that it poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens. Forty-four percent of those polled…

Fed Blows 12 Billion In Hard Cash Unmarked Bills

LOL this is insane. WTF is going on in this nation?  WTF WTF WTF “The US flew nearly $12bn in shrink-wrapped $100 bills into Iraq, then distributed the cash with no proper control over who was receiving it and how it was being spent,” the Guardian reported on February 8, 2007. When Dr. Ron Paul questioned…

Refuse To Say Pledge of Allegiance – GET ARRESTED!

Raw Story reports: A middle school teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland, will have to apologize to a 13-year-old student after yelling at her and having her escorted out of class by school police when the student refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Clearly this girl was a threat to the collective Borg hive and…

FDIC Hits Record "Default" Level

Zero Hedge reports: FDIC Hits Record “Default” Level As Deposit Insurance Fund Plunges By $12.7 Billion To NEGATIVE 20.9 Billion Of course, what’s really important are the Zero Hedge user comments – which I find ridiculously humorous. Ahhh, I love the smell of financial collapse in the morning. Chillax. Take your soma. You will get…

The Law Must Not Be Questioned

If individual members of society were to question the law, society would devolve into chaos.  Mass anarchy would ensue.  Murderers would be running wild in the streets.  Armed thugs would be breaking into peoples homes.  Rapists would take up permanent residence in college dormitories.  Cats and dogs living together, mass hysteria! I reject these arguments…

LOL @ Laffer Curve – Walter Block

Walter Block is my hero. Only a real conservative could come up with this one: Suppose we are on the upper part of the Laffer curve. That means that if the tax rate is lowered, greater tax revenues will accrue to the government.1 Stipulate that the state is an evil institution. This is a libertarian…

Wear A Clown Mask – GO TO JAIL!

Good lord. I mean seriously people. This is a free country? Tampa Bay.com reports: TAMPA — An 18-year-old Tampa man was jailed Tuesday afternoon, charged with wearing a clown mask on a public road… He was released on $750 bail. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Debbie Carter said any disguise in public is illegal. Even…

New Home Sales Implode

Its about time. The WSJ reports: WASHINGTON—U.S. sales of new homes fell 11.2% in January, setting a record low and erasing all gains in the market for new homes during the past year, as the economy recovers from recession. Demand for single-family homes fell 11.2% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate…

Free Bernie Madoff

Mises’s Jeffery Tucker argues Bernie Madoff should be freed from prison. It always makes me mad when I miss the obvious.  Jeffery’s keen sense of morals and rational dispassionate logic never ceases to amaze me. Think about this. Madoff’s “victims” were willing dupes in an investment scheme they chose to participate in without thoroughly investigating.  …