The Facility Boondoggle: Corporatism Having more than Debt obligations

The Facility Boondoggle: Corporatism Having more than Debt obligations

A trillion dollars here…A trillion dollars there… It’s all music to crony corporation ears. Consumers are fickle, always wanting a better deal, and quick to jump to a competitor. The free market is hard, which is why it’s so hated by Big Business. It so much easier to milk the taxpayer in lieu of satisfying […]

The Bulbous Apply it Manufacturers at Patagonia Tell you to Banners Sometimes their High Buyers

“The President Stole Your Land.” That was the message, in stark white letters against a black background, that replaced the usual bright-colored images of puffy jackets and backpacks on the outdoor retailer Patagonia’s website last month. “In an illegal move,” the text continued, “the president just reduced the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante […]

Another Winner From Tax Reform: State Governments

Another Winner From Tax Reform: State Governments

During a dinner in December 1974 at the Washington Hotel, so the story goes, Authur Laffer sketched a curved line on a cocktail napkin to demonstrate to Donald Rumsfeld how cutting tax rates could actually increase tax revenue. The basic idea imparted to Rumsfeld, chief of staff for then-President Gerald Ford, (and other Republicans attending […]

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

Who Knew Letting People Keep More of Their Money Leads to Good Things?

In the six weeks since the passage of the tax law, dozens of companies have announced bonuses and wage hikes, some of them just hours after the bill was passed. Although the bill has not yet gone into effect, there been other tangible benefits to a lower tax burden—some gas and electric companies, for example, […]

Cop Pleads Guilty Disfiguring Handcuffed Man With a Flashlight, Pepper Spraying Kids

Cop Pleads Guilty Disfiguring Handcuffed Man With a Flashlight, Pepper Spraying Kids

Bayonne, NJ– Officer Domenico Lillo of the Bayonne Police Department in New Jersey was actually raided by FBI agents and arrested in connection with a 2013 case of police brutality. With so much compelling evidence against him, Lillo pleaded guilty. However, the court is taking their time in the sentencing. Lillo was scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday […]

Immigration Is the Only Thing Saving Connecticut From an Even Worse Budget Crisis

Immigration Is the Only Thing Saving Connecticut From an Even Worse Budget Crisis

Connecticut’s state motto—”Qui Transtulit Sustinet”—translates to “he who transplanted, sustains.” It’s a nod to the people who founded the Connecticut colony: immigrants who first fled religious persecution in England, then moved again out of disagreements with the ways their fellow colonists were running Massachusetts. In the past few years, thousands of residents have transplanted themselves […]

STUDY: Over 30% of All ‘FDA-Approved’ Drugs Have Grave and Deadly Side Effects

STUDY: Over 30% of All ‘FDA-Approved’ Drugs Have Grave and Deadly Side Effects

Close to one-third of drugs approved by the FDA are found to have safety problems, according to a research report from The Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA’s report stated that these safety issues, known as “postmarket safety events,” are “common after FDA approval, highlighting the importance of continuous monitoring of the safety of […]

Pentagon’s New ‘Cold War’ Strategy: Peace…Or War Profits?

Pentagon’s New ‘Cold War’ Strategy: Peace…Or War Profits?

The Pentagon’s new National Defense Strategy for the United States is a complete U-turn away from our past two decades focused on terrorism. The new “greatest threat” to the United States? Russia and China, along with a couple of “rogue states.” What’s behind this sudden shift? Who benefits? Ron Paul Liberty Report – Archives fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com […]

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