Watching America’s Collapse

In the 1950s and 1960s the United States was a vibrant society. Upward mobility was strong, and the middle class expanded. During the 1970s the internal contradiction in Keynesian demand management resulted in stagflation. Reagan’s supply-side economic policy cured that. With a sound economy under him, Reagan was able to pressure the Soviet government, which was unable to solve its economic problem, to negotiate the end of the cold war.

This happy development was not welcomed by powerful forces, both in the US and Soviet Union. In the US the powerful military/security complex was unhappy about losing the Soviet Threat,

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Trump’s $1 Trillion Deficits Are Just As Harmful As Obama’s

If you hear leftists tell it, Obama’s $1 trillion deficits helped the economy while Trump’s are hurting it. If you hear righties tell it, Trump’s $1 trillion deficits helped the economy while Obama’s hurt it. In truth, both narcissists’ trillion dollar deficits have aided and increased the likelihood of a global economic collapse.

The fact of the matter is, the interest rate doesn’t care what the borrowed money was spent on, only that it gets paid back in a larger amount than what was borrowed, and with interest rates slowly creeping upward, the strain on the economy is only compounding.

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US Appeals Court Decides Americans Have The Right To Carry Guns In Public

A United States appeals court has made the decision that thanks to the Constitution, Americans have the right to open carry a gun in public for the purpose of self-defense if they choose to. This is in response to Hawaii’s declaration that gun rights only apply when a person is at home.

The ruling was issued by a three-judge panel on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, reported Reuters. It came a year after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule either way on the carrying of guns in public.

Two of the three

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Judge Orders Gov’t to Reunite Detained Children With Family Within 30 Days

(CD) — A federal judge in San Diego, California ruled late Tuesday that the more than 2,000 migrant children separated from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy must be reunited with their families within 30 days—and children under age 5 must be returned to parents within two weeks. “This ruling is an enormous victory […]… Read more

(CD) — A federal judge in San Diego, California ruled late Tuesday that the more than 2,000 migrant children separated from their parents under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy must be reunited with their families within 30 days—and children under age 5 must be returned to parents within two weeks. “This ruling is an enormous victory […]… Read more

The Most Important Surveillance Story You Will See for Years Just Went Online

NSA Surveillance

(CD) — “The most important surveillance story you will see for years just went online, revealing how AT&T became the internet’s biggest enemy, secretly collaborating against its customers and partners to destroy your privacy.”

That was how whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden reacted to the publication of an explosive story by The Intercept on Monday, which reveals for the first time how “fortress-like” AT&T buildings located in eight major American cities have played a central role in a massive National Security Agency (NSA) spying program “that has

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NSA Surveillance

(CD) — “The most important surveillance story you will see for years just went online, revealing how AT&T became the internet’s biggest enemy, secretly collaborating against its customers and partners to destroy your privacy.”

That was how whistleblower and privacy advocate Edward Snowden reacted to the publication of an explosive story by The Intercept on Monday, which reveals for the first time how “fortress-like” AT&T buildings located in eight major American cities have played a central role in a massive National Security Agency (NSA) spying program “that has

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Debunking the Persistent Myth of US Precision Bombing

(CN Op-ed) — Opinion polls in the United States and the United Kingdom have found that a majority of the public in both countries has a remarkably consistent belief that only about 10,000 Iraqis were killed as a result of the U.S.-British invasion of Iraq in 2003. Estimates of deaths in Iraq actually range from 150,000 to 1.2 million. Part of the reason for the seriously […]

 

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