‘Production Versus Plunder’ ~ Part 6

by Source: thedailybell.com Any freedom advocate has to be amazed by the fact that millions of people seem emotionally bound to their abusers. Today, we’ll explain how that began and uncover its roots. Continued from last week… THE GREAT TRADE During the years between 5400 and 3000 B.C., a great trade took shape, a trade […]

Baltimore: Progressive Petri Dish Catches Fire

by Source: thedailybell.com Much of the commentary on the rioting and torching of Baltimore resides within the predictable Red-versus-Blue dichotomy: Republicans blame the Welfare State, fatherless teenagers, a lack of self-responsibility. They dismiss the rioters as thugs and imply that whatever the cops dish out, the perps deserved anyway. Democrats blame police brutality, inequality, lack […]

Corporations vs. Capitalism

by Source: thedailybell.com The spectacular crash of Corinthian Colleges after years of systematically deceiving thousands of students into enrolling into low-quality, high-cost education programs has once again raised questions about how the for-profit college industry staved off stronger rules governing the $1.4 billion per year in federal loans that helped keep Corinthian afloat. Some hints […]

Fiat Currencies Are All Funny Money

by Source: thedailybell.com The International Monetary Fund is close to declaring China’s yuan fairly valued for the first time in more than a decade, a milestone in the country’s efforts to open its economy that would blunt U.S. criticism of Beijing’s currency policy. The fund’s reassessment of the yuan—set to be made official in IMF reports […]

‘Production Versus Plunder’ ~ Part 5

by Source: thedailybell.com Surveillance is nothing new. In fact, it goes back some seven thousand years. Then, as now, it quietly destroyed productive modes of life. Furthermore, it was fundamental in setting one class of people (rulers) above all other people (the ruled). This two-class division of humanity was not always with us; it began […]

News Flash: Citigroup Hates Cash

by Source: thedailybell.com [Citigroup Chief Economist Willem] Buiter’s solution to cash’s ability to allow people to avoid negative deposit rates is to abolish cash altogether. – Bloomberg Business, April 10, 2015 Fractional reserve bankers love money. They don’t love cash, in part because it reduces their ability to pyramid loan on top of loan and […]

Police Imposing Death Sentence Without Trial

by Source: thedailybell.com In the last minutes of the video, Harris lies on the pavement with police on top of him. An officer calls for a Taser, but in place of an electric clicking sound, a gunshot rings out. A voice can be heard saying, “Oh! I shot him! I’m sorry!” Another officer screams out, […]

‘Free-Range’ Kids and the Kidnapping Nanny State

by Source: thedailybell.com Parents around the United States are rallying in support of the mother and father of the so-called “free-range” kids, the ten-year-old and six-year-old brother and sister who were dragged into the national spotlight this year due to the harassment the family has endured at the hands of government officials for the crime of […]

Obama, ‘The Wire’ and the War on Drugs

by Source: thedailybell.com Obama … had a chance to interview “The Wire” creator David Simon this week. … “The challenge, which you depict in the show: Folks go in [to prison], at great expense to the state, many times trained to become harder criminals while in prison, and come out and are basically unemployable and […]

‘Libertarians Out Of Touch,’ Concludes Person Who Wants Hillary Clinton To Be President

by Source: thedailybell.com MEMPHIS, TN—In a momentous sequence of events, an area man announced Thursday that libertarianism is “totally out of touch with common people” while simultaneously endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. This logic-bending feat was performed by college student Justin Snyder. He went on to claim that libertarians ignore the “painfully obvious” signs that their […]