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  • U.S. Treasury Seeks Help in Mending Economy -- But Whose Economy?

    U.S. Treasury Seeks Help in Mending Economy -- But Whose Economy? By Steve Peacock, U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor As congressional and White House budget battles rage on along the littered landscape of national financial woes, the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury this week reached to the private sector for...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Steve Peacock on Fri, Jul 22 2011
  • Smacked a NeoCon This was posted on as a blog post ( ). I left a lengthy comment (as nurbsoldier) that made "Professor...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by RogueMerc on Sun, Feb 21 2010
  • Re: When to go to war

    [quote user="Prateek Sanjay"] I will repeat this again. Isolationism works. Many successful nations have been isolationist nations, who managed perfectly well without going to war. Sweden maintained a completely neutral position during both the World Wars. [/quote] The only reason it worked...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Daily News on Fri, Oct 30 2009
  • When to go to war

    While I agree with Austrian economists on economics and the free market, I do find it hard for me to grasp their anti-war stance. Let's be honest, most people don't like war, but to believe that you can avoid war by just isolating yourself seems hard for me to believe. There are books out now...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Jason on Fri, Oct 30 2009
  • The Fateful Future of the United States

    The Dow Jones up 244.84 points, The US dollar looses against the Euro & Pound again, Insurgent and suicide attacks still remain a constant burden on US forces, Home foreclosures remain in the millions nationwide, and both Bank of America merged with Citigroup are in the talks of being of Nationalized...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Jimmy on Sun, Jan 25 2009
  • Re: Anarchist Riot in Greece

    Well, its "make the best of a bad situation." Even if the police did protect us, there would still be an issue of taxation. but agreed. So long as they do take our money as taxes, they ought to at least uphold their obligation they claim to have, to protect life, liberty, and property. That...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Attackdonkey on Mon, Dec 15 2008
  • Libertarians For Obama

    Here is a direct quote from the article on page 46, from the most recent "The Economist" magazine. "The biggest brigade in the Obamacon army consists of libertarians, furious with Mr Bush's big-government conservativism, worried about his commitment to an open-ened 'war on terror'...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by Brad on Wed, Oct 29 2008
  • The case against preemption

    So someone sent me this, and I answered. Tell me if you think my answer does it. ---- Turns out my pastor is in favor of preemptive war. I'd like your advice on how best to respond to his reasoning. He wrote the following on his blog: << Preemption was not necessary before the modern era. A...
    Posted to Current Events (Forum) by jtucker on Mon, Sep 15 2008
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