Fascism

Articles involving crony-capitalism and tyrannical government.

1 in 7 New Yorkers Have An Open Warrant For Their Arrest

Those numbers come from this recent CBS article: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is behind a controversial proposal to grant amnesty to more than 1 million people with open warrants for low-level offenses. But some experts worry it could cause crime to skyrocket. First he called for reduced penalties for smoking marijuana. Now,…

Fastest Growing Stock Market In The World?

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The headline from today’s Drudge Report: And now for a little blast from the past to drive the insanity home: APRIL 10, 2007 John Paul Koning, Mises Institute CNBC and other stock market tabloids are notorious for making simplistic linkages between the stock market and gross domestic product (GDP). They tell us that any event that stimulates…

Cato Institute Scholar: NSA Spying Is Good For You

In a recent Chicago Tribune article, Roger Pilon, the VP for legal affairs at the Cato Institute and director of Cato’s Center for Constitutional Studies, had this to say about NSA surveillance: Yes, government officials might conceivably misuse some of the trillions of bits of metadata they examine using sophisticated algorithms. But one abuse is no pattern…

Secret Tapes Released By Goldman Sachs Regulator

The tapes reveal total and complete regulatory capture. Bloomberg reports: I don’t want to spoil the revelations of “This American Life”: It’s far better to hear the actual sounds on the radio, as so much of the meaning of the piece is in the tones of the voices — and, especially, in the breathtaking wussiness…

Feminist Bullies Tearing Video Game Industry Apart

Epic piece by Milo Yiannopoulos on Breitbart’s London site. Apparently some of the female feminists have been offering sex to various games journalists in order to get coverage for their cause, along with using threats, intimidation, lies and a host of other nefarious means. Here’s a snippet: Instead of addressing allegations of corruption, examining their…

What Petrodollar: Russia, China To Create SWIFT Alternative

Zero Hedge reports: According to Itar-Tass, Russia and China are discussing setting up a system of interbank transactions which will become an analogue to International banking transaction system SWIFT, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told PRIME on Wednesday after negotiations in Beijing. “Yes, we have discussed and we have approved this idea,” he said.…

Labor Force Participation Rate – White Men 20 and Older

Source, St. Louis Fed – August 2014: 72.2% The labor force is the sum of employed and unemployed persons. The labor force participation rate is the labor force as a percent of the civilian noninstitutional population. This is the lowest participation number on record for white males in the United States.  More than one in four…