The average person doesn't know what the Fed is, or what it does, and President Trump has not helped in that regard. Instead of explaining to Americans that we're in a massive artificial economic bubble created by the Fed, the President has opted to
The attacks on free speech are not coming from uniformed government officials shutting down newspapers. But that doesn't mean they are not coming from the government. How are "social media" companies and government working together to turn us into a
Don't look now...but another meltdown is brewing.
Nikki Haley was among the most outspokenly pro-Israel and anti-Palestinian US diplomat in history. She took Washington's previous policy of unwaveringly backing Israel at the UN to a whole new level. With Nikki gone will US policy become more even-ha
President Trump's threat of "severe" repercussions if the Saudis are found to have killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi were met with more threats from the Saudi side, including from a media figure close to the royal family who warned of high oil prices
The disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey has led to a global outcry against the Saudi government and particularly against crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman. The Senate has sent a letter to President Trump demanding US action. There is a very
The Fed created what Presidential Candidate Trump accurately described as a "big, fat, ugly bubble." Curiously, as President, Trump re-branded the ugly bubble as 'the greatest economy in American history.' But now that the bubble is losing air, the P
"Clear Sky 2018" opened yesterday, bringing NATO troops and equipment into Ukraine for a joint military exercise. US Air Force jets will operate over Ukraine in a show of force against what is claimed to be an "imminent threat" of Russian attack. Wil
The strange disappearance of Saudi "critic" and Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi has led even Washington's neocons to come down hard on the Saudi government and particularly crown prince MBS. Is a shift in US/Saudi relations in the works?
Yesterday marked the 17th year of what they called "Operation Enduring Freedom," the invasion of Afghanistan. But the longest war in US history has not produced freedom. It has only been enduring. It's a slow-motion lost cause, but Washington keeps p
Trump's NAFTA 2.0 is even worse than the original. If you like free trade, you'll hate this "deal."
Is Ron Paul about to be proven right once again?
The International Court of Justice, a UN body tasked with settling disputes, has ruled that parts of new US sanctions on Iran are illegal. Specifically, sanctions on humanitarian items, food, and spare parts for civil aviation. Washington has condemn
Annoyed that the Saudis refuse to increase oil production, President Trump yesterday threatened Saudi Arabia that US military protection could be withdrawn and that the Saudi regime wouldn't last without it. Is the US military a mercenary force? And
The US Secretary of the Interior told an audience in Pennsylvania recently that one option open to the US to slow Russian energy exports is a naval blockade. The Russian senate replied by stating the obvious: such a move would be an act of war. Why t
This week we witnessed the horrible spectacle of Nikki Haley, President Trump's Ambassador to the United Nations, joining a protest outside the UN building and calling for the people of Venezuela to overthrow their government.
Ron Paul says it all! Here's the concluding speech from last month's Ron Paul Institute Media & War conference in Washington, DC. Did you make it to the conference? Hope to see you at a future event. Enjoy Dr. Paul's speech:
After three years of US-supported Saudi and United Arab Emirates war on Yemen - with thousands of civilians dead and millions facing starvation - some Members of Congress are looking to curb US facilitation of the genocide. Will new measures taken in