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This one policy has correlated with higher unemployment, more bankruptcies and greater inequality. Can you guess what it is?
May 12, 2015 – 4:42 pm EST | No Comment
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By: Benjamin Weingarten TheBlaze In a new book titled “The Floating Kilogram,” former long-time Wall Street Journal editor and founder of the New York Sun Seth Lipsky makes an impassioned, reasoned, common sense case for returning America to sound money in the form of the gold standard. Much like Steve Forbes and Jim Grant with […]

Media Accepting Obama’s Spin on the Economy
February 24, 2015 – 9:16 am EST | No Comment
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By: Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media With as many lies and distortions that proceed from this scandal-plagued administration, one might think that mainstream reporters would turn a skeptical eye toward another one of President Obama’s carefully crafted narratives. Each narrative is designed to push “progressive” policies or to cover up administration mismanagement. But our corrupt […]

Irreconcilable differences: Obama’s job approval ratings and unemployment
February 18, 2015 – 7:55 pm EST | No Comment
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By: James Simpson WatchDog.org PERCEPTION VS. REALITY: A number of economic statistics not covered in official reports reveal the differences between the public’s perception of the president’s performance in handling unemployment and the reality. According to a recent poll by AP-GfK, President Obama currently has a 47 percent job approval rating, up from 41 percent […]

Media Bias Rears Ugly Head in Vaccine Controversy
February 4, 2015 – 10:53 am EST | No Comment
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By: Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media The media think they have discovered another issue to beat Republicans over the heads with—vaccines. But the media have no credibility on this, or any other major health issue. They do have, and often demonstrate, a partisan political bias on such controversial matters. “Vaccination debate flares in GOP presidential […]

Agenda 21: Al Gore’s car-less society is well underway
January 31, 2015 – 12:19 pm EST | 4 Comments
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“Now that more people live in cities across the planet than do not, it is imperative that this revolutionary change in attitude occurs rapidly.” – Author David Thorpe, from his article “There’s a $90 Trillion Plan to Rid the World’s Cities of Cars” Former Vice President Al Gore and former Mexican President Felipe Calderon have been roundly mocked […]

Obama’s Economic Shell Game
January 28, 2015 – 2:03 pm EST | No Comment
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By: Bethany Stotts Accuracy in Media Whether in his State of the Union or his recent campaign-like visits to the states, the President has been touting an economic recovery that his policies have supposedly fostered after he inherited a dire recession from George W. Bush. This narrative, repeated over and over through the years, is […]

Carol O’Cleireacain: Why is a Marxist Running Detroit’s Economic Recovery?
January 27, 2015 – 9:44 pm EST | 6 Comments
Carol O’Cleireacain: Why is a Marxist Running Detroit’s Economic Recovery?

By: Trevor Loudon In October of 2014, new Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan appointed Dr. Carol O’Cleireacain as Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy, Planning & Strategy. According to Mayor Duggan, O’Cleireacain would be responsible for identifying “outside sources of funding” for the city so that it becomes financially stable outside of bankruptcy. “Our ability to live […]

Agenda 21: Obama commits to helping India build ‘smart cities’ (Video)
January 27, 2015 – 8:18 pm EST | No Comment
President Obama discusses the U.S. commitment to build ‘smart cities’ in India via YouTube [WhiteHouse.gov] Screenshot

During his trip to India, President Obama declared America’s commitment to “help design smart cities” and “bullet trains” in the country. The main selling point for “smart cities” is that they are “sustainable,” a vague but applauded term that often used in context of combating what this author strongly believes is a non-existent problem: man-made climate change. […]

The Root of The Problem: Russia – Part 3
January 15, 2015 – 8:56 am EST | 4 Comments
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By: Glenn Beck Below is Part 3 of the report compiled by Glenn’s research team for “The Red Storm”. Read Part 1 HERE and Part 2 HERE. Vladimir Putin and his advisors have a dream. That dream is not of a great Russian Nation that once again commands respect as it used to. Their sites […]

Ignore Shoemaker: Frazier’s appointment a win for Maryland
January 14, 2015 – 2:46 pm EST | No Comment
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By: James Simpson DC Independent Examiner Well, Maryland delegate Haven Shoemaker has treated us to yet another demonstration of his incisive wit, engaging personality and stunning political wisdom with his measured, wise and gracious remarks about Robin Frazier’s appointment to Joe Getty’s Maryland state senate seat. Not. Shoemaker called the Carroll County GOP “nuttier than […]

What would the Founding Fathers say about #FreeCommunityCollege?
January 9, 2015 – 7:39 pm EST | One Comment
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“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic” – Benjamin Franklin For those paying attention, President Obama’s plan to “invest” $60 billion taxpayer dollars into community colleges, along with an additional 25 percent funded by “participating states,” is a clear political ploy to gain the allegiance […]

‘Economics professors’ trash entrepreneurs, argue for taxing the rich
January 2, 2015 – 6:38 pm EST | One Comment
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An OpEd posted at the Tampa Bay Times by Economics professors William L. Holahan and Charles O. Kroncke (retired) begins with the sentence: “It is a common misconception that entrepreneurs create jobs.” Instead, they argue, taxpayer funded “investments” into education and infrastructure is what empowers the “true job creator: the workings of the market.” The roads and bridges argument […]

Obama, Hitler, And Exploding The Biggest Lie In History
January 1, 2015 – 9:01 pm EST | 4 Comments
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By: Bill Flax Forbes (published with permission) “The line between fascism and Fabian socialism is very thin. Fabian socialism is the dream. Fascism is Fabian socialism plus the inevitable dictator.” John T. Flynn Numerous commentators have raised alarming comparisons between America’s recent economic foibles and Argentina’s fall “from breadbasket to basket case.” The U.S. pursues […]

Sorry Jeb, We Want Ted
December 15, 2014 – 6:40 pm EST | 4 Comments
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As Senator Ted Cruz shrugs off the GOP establishment, some of whom actively, loudly and publicly fought against him this past weekend in his effort (along with others, notably Senators Mike Lee and Jeff Sessions) to force a vote on Obama’s disregard for immigration laws, the mainstream media again offered themselves up on the alter of […]

Obama and the Media Attempt to Distance Gruber from Obamacare
November 18, 2014 – 9:47 am EST | One Comment
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By: Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media In recent days the Obama administration has attempted to separate itself from MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber’s comments regarding the torturous way that Obamacare was written, and the “stupidity of the American voter.” Not to let President Obama’s signature achievement be sullied by potential bad press, President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, […]

Left Tries to Blame Ebola Crisis on Republicans
October 18, 2014 – 9:26 am EST | One Comment
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By: Roger Aronoff Accuracy in Media A new ad put out by the left-wing Advocacy Project seeks to link Republican budget cuts with the spread of the Ebola virus, a shameful fear tactic that could take hold among a populace rightfully concerned about this epidemic. While media organizations such as Time Magazine and Real Clear […]

Must See!!! UNFAIR Movie Premieres October 14, in a Theater Near You!!!
October 13, 2014 – 3:20 pm EST | No Comment
Must See!!! UNFAIR Movie Premieres October 14, in a Theater Near You!!!

“The IRS has become a criminal enterprise” – Mike Huckabee. I’ve seen a preview of this movie and its great. Finally some culture warriors had the guts to take on the IRS. Top class production values. The team at Gadsden Films has done a superb job. Moving narration by Craig Bergman, backed up by the […]

Loveland’s fracking vote not just a local matter
August 29, 2014 – 2:20 pm EST | No Comment
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By: Regina Thomson The Gazette Residents of Loveland recently voted against a citywide ban on the energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Far from being a local matter, their decision to reject the two-year drilling moratorium could have dramatic consequences for millions of Americans. As a result of techniques like fracking, the […]

Obamacare Receives a Split Decision from the Courts
July 25, 2014 – 10:32 am EST | No Comment
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By: Bethany Stotts Accuracy in Media The courts this week issued two conflicting rulings regarding whether the federal government has the ability to provide subsidies to persons purchasing health care on the federal exchanges under the so-called Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. The battle of the courts has the potential to affect not […]

Putin’s American Big Business Allies
July 1, 2014 – 7:07 pm EST | One Comment
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By: Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media The editorial page of The Washington Post is warning of the folly of appeasing Vladimir Putin, saying: When Russia was roiled by uncertainty and change in the 1990s, and even into the 2000s, it made sense to engage, and engagement did plenty of good. But something fundamental has changed. […]

Forum: Are Blacks In America Entitled To Reparations for Slavery?
May 26, 2014 – 9:50 am EST | One Comment
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The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living. This week’s question: Are Blacks In America Entitled To Reparations for Slavery? Rhymes With Right: Are blacks in America entitled […]

Socialist Author and Propagandist, on the Looming Banking Collapse
May 6, 2014 – 1:37 am EST | One Comment
Socialist Author and Propagandist,  on the Looming Banking Collapse

This has been going around the net. Financial writer Nomi Prins with Greg Hunter of America Watchdog. Prins gives an interesting run down over the corruption and looming collapse of the American banking system and says little that most conservatives would disagree with – except for the “JFK opposed the bankers” meme, which is routinely used […]

Forum: Do You Agree With Piketty That Income Inequality Must Be Cured By Government Action?
April 28, 2014 – 9:57 am EST | No Comment
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The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum with short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture or daily living. This week’s question: Do You Agree With Piketty That Income Inequality Is Something That Needs To Be Addressed By Government? […]

“Fempocalypse”
April 28, 2014 – 5:48 am EST | No Comment
“Fempocalypse”

The brilliant Karen Straughan gives a very blunt, honest and cogent defense of traditional marriage, patriarchy and the traditional family.

Progressive Propaganda With A Prepper Facade: Americans Face Inflation, Hunger and Depression
April 22, 2014 – 1:11 pm EST | 7 Comments
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By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton NoisyRoom.net It seems that every day when I look at our finances, I now have to adjust. Eating out at all is swiftly becoming a luxury of the past. If you’ve been to McDonald’s lately, you’ve probably noticed their dollar menu is now five dollars. A meal at any drive thru that […]

Harry Reid’s Nevada family values
April 14, 2014 – 8:02 am EST | One Comment
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By: Richard Cameron Communities Digital News WASHINGTON, April 13, 2014 — One thing Harry Reid does well is live up to his moniker, “Dirty Harry.” On his side of the Democrat wing of the organized crime family in Washington, Reid has few equals as a world class bag man. It may be pure coincidence that […]

America’s New Progressive Depression
April 7, 2014 – 11:57 am EST | 5 Comments
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By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton NoisyRoom.net America the beautiful… once a symbol of strength in military might, economics and morality, has now become an elitist dumping ground. Simply a source to serve those that rule – a gluttonous buffet of resources to be used until there is no more. A fiefdom ruled by psychotics, where Constitutional freedoms […]

Russia and the 2008 Financial Crisis | “For The Record”
March 18, 2014 – 11:00 am EST | 6 Comments
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NoisyRoom.net ‘Jaw-Dropping’: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Makes Bombshell Claim About Russia and 2008 Financial Crisis (and Why It May Sound Familiar)

News or Propaganda
February 13, 2014 – 6:05 pm EST | No Comment
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By: T F Stern T F Stern’s Rantings There’s a disturbing piece on the Fox News website written by George Russell regarding the efforts of former Clinton Administration chief of staff, John Podesta. According to the information supplied, Podesta has been “spearheading President Barack Obama’s aggressive strategy of government-by-regulation”, advising the United Nations by, “setting […]

Bully – Mitch McConnell
February 13, 2014 – 2:33 pm EST | 2 Comments
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From: Senate Conservatives Fund Mitch McConnell stabbed Ted Cruz in the back again and helped the Democrats raise the debt limit. Fellow Conservatives: Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) needed 60 votes yesterday to increase the debt limit because Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) insisted that spending cuts be included. Republican Leader Mitch […]