Mafia
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The Original Mafia (and How it Begat the New One)

Source: The Burning Platform July 9, 2018 by Eric Peters Maybe being forced to buy health insurance will open people’s eyes about being forced to buy car insurance – mandatory car insurance being the trial run or Beta test for forcing us to buy health insurance. It was imposed on …

Taxation

Texas Man Evicted For Not Paying Government Mandated ‘Rent’ On His Own Property

Source: The Daily Sheeple June 28, 2018 Dawn Luger A 79-year-old man in Texas was forcibly evicted from a home he’s owned and lived in for decades.  He was thrown out for not paying to rent his own property from the government. Property taxes are nothing more than rent demanded …

Taxation

Which Came First, Civilization or Taxation? (Hint: You Can’t Tax Something That Doesn’t Exist)

Source: The Daily Bell June 24, 2018 By Joe Jarvis Someone asked on Quora how the government justifies property taxes. Isn’t that like paying rent for land that your own? The answers were sickening. It would be one thing if people responded in good faith about the “social contract” and …

Corruption

As Social Security and Medicare Go Bankrupt, US Gives $10.5 Million a DAY to Israel

While the United States gives Israel around $10.5 million a day, reports indicate that Social Security and Medicare funds will soon be depleted. Source: The Free Thought Project June 17, 2018 Rachel Blevins As the United States government admits that Social Security and Medicare services are going bankrupt and will …

Oligarchy

Twelve Tips For Making Sense Of The World

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist June 12, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone In an environment that is saturated with mass media propaganda, it can be hard to figure out which way’s up, let alone get an accurate read on what’s going on in the world. Here are a few tips I’ve learned …

Interventionism

The American Exceptionalism Myth and the Selling of U.S. Domination

Source: counterpunch June 11, 2018 by Geoffrey O’Neill I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being. – Barack Obama, 2015. From birth, Americans are expected to believe in the notion of U.S. superiority over other peoples in other nations. The daily school ritual of pledging allegiance to the …

Corruption

There Is No ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ Card for the President

Source: The Rutherford Institute June 5, 2018 John W. Whitehead “When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal.“—Richard Nixon Someone needs to alert Donald Trump: there is no “Get Out of Jail Free” card just for being president. According to Trump’s Twitter feed, he believes that …

Tyranny

The Age of Petty Tyrannies

Source: The Rutherford Institute May 14, 2018 by John W. Whitehead “Whether the mask is labeled fascism, democracy, or dictatorship of the proletariat, our great adversary remains the apparatus—the bureaucracy, the police, the military. Not the one facing us across the frontier of the battle lines, which is not so …

Revolution

We’re All Trespassers Now in the Face of the Government’s Land Grabs

Source: The Rutherford Institute May 8, 2018 By John W. Whitehead “No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.” — John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States We have no real property rights. Think about it. That house you live …

Totalitarianism

Kafka’s Laws of Modern Day Totalitarianism

Photograph Source Arturo Espinosa | CC BY 2.0 Source: counterpunch May 4, 2018 by Dan Corjescu We live in a world of mass surveillance. A world directed by elites for elites. However, for most of us, our daily lives are expressed by the French saying metro, boulot, dodo (metro, work, sleep). Yet, at …