Fascism

Articles involving crony-capitalism and tyrannical government.

I Tried to Open a Lemonade Stand

John Stossel tells us about trying to legally open a lemonade stand in New York. Here are the steps involved: — Register as sole proprietor with the County Clerk’s Office (must be done in person) — Apply to the IRS for an Employer Identification Number. — Complete 15-hr Food Protection Course! — After the course,…

Man Arrested Because Daughter Drew a Picture of a Gun at School

You can’t make this stuff up. The Record reports: KITCHENER — A Kitchener father is upset that police arrested him at his children’s’ school Wednesday, hauled him down to the station and strip-searched him, all because his four-year-old daughter drew a picture of a gun at school. “I’m picking up my kids and then, next…

Grandpa Arrested for Holding Burglar at Gunpoint

The Republic Magazine reports: The police did nothing to prevent the robbery of Dennis Fleming’s home in Farmington, New Hampshire, or to catch the burglar – but they may succeed in sending the 61-year-old grandfather to prison for using a handgun to apprehend the man suspected of several local break-ins. On February 19, Fleming discovered that his…

Where Is Dr. Paul’s Inflation?

A recent Reason Magazine article asks the question “where is Dr. Paul’s inflation?” – In which the author insinuates that inflation hasn’t reared its ugly head by citing Professor Mark Perry’s take on the latest CPI report. Perry writes: Bottom Line: Compared to last summer for the three and six month periods ending in July 2011,…

Afghan Heroin Production Up 61% in the Past Year Alone

The Daily Mail reports: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon admitted today heroin production in Afghanistan has risen 61 per cent in the past year despite billions of pounds being spent by Britain and others to crack down on the Taliban. I”m not sure why they are surprised by this.  The entire point of invading…