Chris Hedges: The U.S. Supreme Court decision to refuse to hear our case concerning Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which permits the military to seize U.S. citizens and hold them indefinitely in military detention centers without due process, means that this provision will continue to be law. It means the nation…Details
Quote: [I]f it wasn’t for the (government-mandated) spending surge resulting from Obamacare, which resulted in the biggest jump in Healthcare Services spending in the past quarter in history and added 1.1% to GDP, real Q1 GDP (in chained 2009 dollars), which rose only $4.3 billion sequentially to $15,947 billion, would have been a negative 1.0%!…Details
Your lecture of the week this week:
All this time blogging and I realized I had never brought this topic up. Sheesh… The problem of economic calculation is the topic of your lecture of the week (next week, and since it is Easter on Sunday I do not want to post it then, so here it is…). This one should not be…Details
If you have not read about the ongoing confrontation, you should read up. Though many sources say the Feds have backed down, others say no resolution has occurred and the situation could be the next Waco massacre. Here is what the situation looked like a few days ago:
Thank God for the Mormons!