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The Confederate Battle flag was a Christian Symbol. The population of the South was more ethnically diverse than any other geographical area in the world. Karl Marx opined that “the first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory.” Shaming the Battle Flag and those that display it, and eradicating it from public view… yes, even in museums… has been the relentless demand of a segment of the political spectrum.
"President Trump's New Pax Americana" - Col. Douglas Macgregor Speaks at RPI Media & War Conference 9/14/2018
Do we have any reason at all to hope for a less militaristic foreign policy under President Trump? Col. Macgregor has seen war up close and he's had enough of the US empire. In his Media & War speech he offers a way out of the neocon militarism that dominates Washington.
Liberty Lesson today teaches Tariffs and History of Tariffs with the help Mises.org . Tariffs don't have the desired effects. The inefficient industry get rewarded and the efficient industry gets smaller, and the consumer pays the price.
Henry Hazlitt, one of Bastiat’s greatest modern expositors, puts it even more clearly in the context of the tariff controversy:
"The effect of a tariff, therefore, is to change the structure of American production. It changes the number of occupations, the kind of occupations, and the relative size of one industry as compared with another. It makes the industries in which we are comparatively inefficient larger, and the industries in which we are comparatively efficient smaller. Its net effect, therefore, is to reduce American efficiency, as well as to reduce efficiency in the countries with which we would otherwise have traded more largely."
Rutherford Institute President John Whitehead warns us about the greatest threat to our freedoms and our way of life: an increasingly militarized government at all levels in the United States. This speech is from the Ron Paul Institute's 2018 Media & War conference on August 18th in Washington, DC.
Published on Sep 17, 2018
The media? Gerald Celente has a few things to say about the media! Don't miss this lively and humorous take on what's wrong with the mainstream media in the United States from the Ron Paul Institute's September Washington DC conference!
Austrian Economics Research Conference, we were honored to be joined by Kevin Dowd, an Emeritus Professor of Economics at Nottingham University. Dowd presented a blistering critique of modern central bankers and their mania for monetary stimulus.