Guardians of the Warfare State

Guardians of the Warfare State By T. Hunt Tooley [Mises Editor’s Note: Trump is reportedly set to nominate Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, as Secretary of Defense. Given his background, Shanahan looks to fit the typical bill for the job. In this 2013 article, historian Hunt Tooley discusses where secretaries of state come from, and why they are all so similar in background.] An analysis of the U.S. secretaries of war and defense (the name was changed from secretary of war to secretary of defense in…

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Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy

Where Technocrats Play: U.S. Department Of Energy By Patrick Wood Ex-Governor of Texas Rick Perry was appointed Secretary of Energy by President Donald Trump on March 2, 2017. Even though President Trump has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord on global warming, apparently Secretary Perry has not gotten word, for the Department of Energy’s web page on Climate Change is still present on the Energy.gov website, which prominently states, Addressing the effects of climate change is a top priority of the Energy Department. As global temperatures rise, wildfires, drought, and…

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New Federal Legislation Requires Full Audit of America’s Gold Reserves

New Federal Legislation Requires Full Audit of America’s Gold Reserves Washington, DC (May 8, 2019) – U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) introduced legislation this week to provide for the first audit of United States gold reserves since the Eisenhower Administration. The Gold Reserve Transparency Act (H.R. 2559) – backed by the Sound Money Defense League and government accountability advocates – directs the Comptroller of the United States to conduct a “full assay, inventory, and audit of all gold reserves, including any gold in ‘deep storage,’ of the United States at…

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Loon-atic Fringe: Health and Safety Warnings About Google’s “Project Loon” Blasting WiFi From 12-18 Miles Above Date Back to 2015. The FCC Approved It Anyway.

Loon-atic Fringe: Health and Safety Warnings About Google’s “Project Loon” Blasting WiFi From 12-18 Miles Above Date Back to 2015. The FCC Approved It Anyway. By B.N. Frank Activist Post has reported before about satellites and pseudo-satellites being sent into the sky and space to blast WiFi and 5G from at us despite warnings from experts about this being biologically and environmental harmful AND there being too much space junk up there already. In December 2015, Netcompetition.org published a very detailed article about Google’s “Project Loon” being used to blast…

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“Smart, but Not Always Secure” Free Webcast For Utility Companies Regarding Their Expensive, Vulnerable and Dangerous Smart Grids and Meters

“Smart, but Not Always Secure” Free Webcast For Utility Companies Regarding Their Expensive, Vulnerable and Dangerous Smart Grids and Meters By B.N. Frank Smart Grids and Smart Meters are relatively new technology.  They also aren’t necessary at all.  Think about it:  before this technology was introduced, most of us enjoyed electric, gas, and water utilities right? Smart Grids and Meters are vulnerable to security issues because everything is connected together often using Internet of Things (IoT) technology which in itself is very vulnerable.  Utility companies force this technology on customers…

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I Dare You To Tell Me The Economy Is “Booming” After Reading This List Of 19 Facts About Our Current Economic Performance

I Dare You To Tell Me The Economy Is “Booming” After Reading This List Of 19 Facts About Our Current Economic Performance By Michael Snyder After taking an honest look at the facts, I don’t know how anyone can possibly claim that the U.S. economy is “booming”.  I really don’t.  We hear this sort of rhetoric from the mainstream media all the time, but it doesn’t make any sense.  As I discussed yesterday, nobody should be using the term “booming” to describe the state of the U.S. economy until we…

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The War on Cash Is A War on Liberty

The War on Cash Is A War on Liberty By Ron Paul Authoritarians are forever trying to surveil and manipulate humanity to their desired ends. Advances in technology have surely made it easier in many respects. A very big goal, from the point of view of any true authoritarian, would be the abolition of cash. All economic transactions monitored. No privacy whatsoever. The accomplishment of such a goal is far from a done deal. We should stand against it at every turn. Visit Ron Paul at the Ron Paul Institute…

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The Crash In US Economic Fundamentals Is Accelerating

The Crash In US Economic Fundamentals Is Accelerating By Brandon Smith When looking at the health of an economic system it is impossible to gauge growth or stability by only taking two or three indicators into account. The problem is, this is exactly what central banks and governments tend to do. In fact, governments and central banks wildly and deliberately promote certain indicators as the signals everyone should care about while ignoring a whole host of other fundamentals that do not fit their “recovery” narrative. When these few chosen indicators…

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Leftist Activists Force Mastercard to Vote On Blacklisting The “Far Right”

Leftist Activists Force Mastercard to Vote On Blacklisting The “Far Right” By Chris Menahan The ability to buy and sell goods and services may soon require folks to hold the “right” politically correct beliefs. From Tim Pool: Activist group “The Sum Of Us” has successfully forced Mastercard to hold a vote that would see the creation of a “human rights committee” to oversee who uses the Mastercard service. The goal of the leftist activist group is to shut down access for ‘far right’ groups as well as politicians and activists.…

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The New Yorker Interviews Former Nat’l Security Director on How 5G is “Terrifying”: Cybersecurity, “Previously Unthinkable Surveillance Potential,” and Health Risks

The New Yorker Interviews Former Nat’l Security Director on How 5G is “Terrifying”: Cybersecurity, “Previously Unthinkable Surveillance Potential,” and Health Risks By B.N. Frank The New Yorker published an article yesterday – “The Terrifying Potential of the 5G Network.” In 2018, Robert Spalding’s job as senior director for strategic planning at the National Security Council included studying ways to insure that 5G can be made secure from cyberattacks.  He seemed more than qualified for the job.  In his interview with The New Yorker, he provides intricate details of why we…

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