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The Entire Status Quo Is a Fraud

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Fraud as a way of life caters an extravagant banquet of consequences. This can’t be said politely: the entire status quo in America is a fraud. The financial system is a fraud. … Continue reading

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The Stealing of America by the Cops, the Courts, the Corporations and Congress

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It’s not good at much else.” —Author Tom Clancy Call it what you will—taxes, penalties, fees, … Continue reading

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Swiss Voters Reject Multibillion Dollar Boondoggle

In a vote last Sunday, 53.7% of Swiss voters rejected a government plan to fund the procurement of 22 Gripen fighter jets which would have cost at least $3.5 billion. In a public statement, Susanne Leutenegger Oberholzer, a Social Democrat … Continue reading

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