Trump Doesn’t Exist in a Vacuum

Trump Doesn't Exist in a Vacuum

Donald Trump is currently on a roll with the media, getting his name and politics out there like no other candidate has been able to. His numbers are rising and ...

Desperate Times in Greece After No Vote on Bailout Terms

On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Greece’s no vote this weekend on austerity measures, the likelihood of a Greek exit from the Euro, and what this means for the Greek economy.

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Words Used to Mean Things – Then Came Government

We are a nation founded upon and (allegedly) governed by words. Beginning with – specifically, foundational-ly – the Constitution. Every syllable was by our Founding Fathers debated and carefully crafted. To ensure a limited, enumerated government, maximum freedom for We the People – and a document that clearly, concisely laid out these parameters. The Constitution is a “living, breathing document” – but with the amendment | Read More »

Voters Aren’t Disenfranchised, They’re Just Lazy

If you haven’t noticed, an election is coming up. We’re 16+ months away, and the push is on (again) to tackle the perceived reality that is known as voter discrimination. The Left seems to believe low voter participation must mean the existence of rampant voter discrimination. But you can’t force people to vote, or even care about any of the issues facing our country. With | Read More »

Greece votes no on referendum, Euro, probably EU membership, long-term stability as a nation-state…

Does the European Union need Greece more than Greece needs the European Union? Guess we’ll find out!

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American Economy Achieves Millstone

Cullen Roche at Pragmatic Capitalism does an exceptional job of pointing out the obviously obvious. The USA is not Greece. The future here is so bright we just gotta wear shades. I’ve looked at the map and stuff and the smart guy has a point. He throws in some other nice details as well. The USA has an institutional arrangement in which it is a | Read More »

Beam Me Up Scotty. The funniest line in any news article this week.

Texas has a stockpile of gold. That gold is kept in New York City in an underground vault managed by HSBC. Texas has decided it wants all its gold back in Texas. Earlier this year, Governor Greg Abbott signed a law that had sailed through the Texas Legislature. It sets up a depository facility in Texas that will house all of Texas’s gold inside Texas. | Read More »

Behold: everything that you believed about the media and Hillary Clinton is true.

You WILL believe what these wild and crazy media people did at the Hillary Clinton event!

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July 4, 1776. American Independence Declared. Open Thread

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, | Read More »

Hot Take from the American Revolution was a mistake

Upfront, let me say I disapprove of link-whoring and click-baiting. Because of that, and because that is what is doing doing with this article I am not providing a link to the article because that would simply reward bad behavior. On the other hand, the hipster-kale-with-quinoa crowd actually believes the stuff they read in so I’m not going to let it pass. The | Read More »








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