1852 – Record year for gold produced

1852 – Record year for gold produced

By SoAzNewsX December 31 1852- The richest year of the gold rush ends, with $81.3 million in gold produced. 1873 – Texas – A sergeant and three soldiers of Company B, 25th Inf, were attacked at Eagle Spring by 15 Indians. One Indian was wounded. 1885- Temperatures plunge across the West. Six-foot drifts are reported […]

NYC businesses face huge fines if they fail the transgender PC test

NYC businesses face huge fines if they fail the transgender PC test

The tyranny of ridiculous political correctness is on full display in New York City, where a new update to anti-discrimination laws means being confused by someone else’s gender confusion could cost you $250,000. The city’s Commission on Human Rights has updated “Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression” codes to implement huge fines […]

Drastic action to fix the Fed

Drastic action to fix the Fed

In Misguided Plans to Fix the Fed Part 1: Bernie Sanders I proposed abolishing the Fed. That’s something I have stated many times over the past decade. Nonetheless, reader Harold wonders is that action would be a bit drastic. Harold writes …   Hello Mish: Don’t you think totally abolishing the Fed is a bit […]

America’s prison population growing and growing…

America’s prison population growing and growing…

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics researchers report that the number of individuals incarcerated grew by 1,900 people over the course of last year — “reversing a five-year decline since 2008.” It’s not all bad news, though. The researchers also report that there was a decrease in overall adults supervised by correctional systems — meaning included in […]

Phil Richardson: My scorecard for 2015

Phil Richardson: My scorecard for 2015

Phil, you’re a classic example of the Centrist. The center is NOT some mushy place inhabited by those slobbering to cross the aisle and compromise everything. It is actually inhabited (less and less I might add) by folks with strong opinions about individual issues that do not fit current ideological matrixes. You lean left on […]

Ben Crystal: A game plan for 2016

Ben Crystal: A game plan for 2016

By Ben Crystal I thought John Boehner cashed in his speaker’s digs for the greener fairways of Ohio. The rising tide of conservatism in response to the often-criminal failures of President Barack Obama’s regime was supposed to pull America back from the yawning precipice of socialism. With Boehner working on his savage tan full time, […]

Bill Tatro: “Sound” financial advice

Bill Tatro: “Sound” financial advice

By Bill Tatro This piece of financial advice has invoked much controversy. Reeves has selected periods of time that could substantiate his contention about “all in” on the stock market. Based on HIS analysis he could be right. Unfortunately many people will read his commentary and will continue the traditional buy and hold strategy. The […]

Regulatory watchdogs call for oversight reform

Regulatory watchdogs call for oversight reform

By Tony Corvo / Heartland Institute A government watchdog organization is calling for changes to how the federal government handles regulatory oversight 35 years after the creation of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), a government agency that oversees all regulations coming out of Washington, DC. OIRA is responsible for reviewing and finalizing […]

2015’s top 10 enemies of liberty

2015’s top 10 enemies of liberty

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest It would be impossible to list all of the politicians, corrupt public agencies and movements that threatened your liberty in 2015. But here’s a go at listing some we think are top offenders. No. 10: Donald Trump Conservatives like Donald Trump — and for good reason, considering his […]