SENSIBLE SOLUTIONS: AN ALTERNATIVE TO BERNIE SANDERS’ FREE TUITION PLAN

Justin Gage | Tyrant Watch This article will be the first of a series of Sensible Solutions that explore alternative ways to sustain conservatism in the 21st Century. Bernie Sanders and others would have you believe that free tuition at public colleges & universities would instantly level a playing field long tilted in favor of…

SUPER TUESDAY RESULTS: LIVE THREAD

This will be a live thread that will be updated with news and results from “Super Tuesday” Primaries and Caucuses.  Check back often for the latest coverage. Justin Gage | TyrantWatch Hillary sucks; Bernie Sanders wins Oklahoma.  8:22 CST Fox News projects Ted Cruz as the winner in both Texas and Oklahoma.  Cruz now stands…

SOME REAL COSTS OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP: NEARLY HALF A MILLION JOBS LOST IN THE US ALONE

SOURCE: NAKED CAPITALISM The Trans-Pacifc Partnership (TPP) Agreement, recently agreed to by twelve Pacifc Rim countries led by the United States,1 promises to ease many restrictions on cross-border transactions and harmonize regulations. Proponents of the agreement have claimed significant economic benefits, citing modest overall net GDP gains, ranging from half of one percent in the United…

THE LONG HISTORY OF GOVERNMENT MEDDLING IN THE AMERICAN MARKETPLACE

SOURCE: MIKE HOLLY VIA THE MISES INSTITUTE Although the causes of economic crises recurring throughout US history and often spreading worldwide can’t be proven using empirical means,oppressive government regulations favoring special interests in relevant industries have preceded every crisis. Typically, cronyism involves support of politicians in exchange for regulations denying others the freedom to compete…

U.S. MILITARY SUCCESSFULLY INSTALLS ‘BRAIN MODEMS’ IN ANIMALS

SOURCE: DAILY MAIL The U.S. military has successfully implanted and tested its first ‘brain modem’ on an animal subject. The tiny, implanted chip, developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa), uses a tiny sensor that travels through blood vessels, lodges in the brain and records neural activity. Neurologists injected tiny sensors into livestocks’…

HOW THE SEEDS OF REVOLUTION TAKE ROOT: THE MIDDLE CLASS LOSES UPWARD MOBILITY

SOURCE: CHARLES HUGH SMITH If you cap the volcano, eventually the pressure beneath rises to the point that the cap gets blown off in spectacular fashion. That the dramatic upheavals of war, pestilence and environmental collapse can trigger social disorder and revolution is well-established. Indeed, this dynamic can be viewed as the standard model of…