It was a primary "Super Saturday" of surprises for the presidential candidates after Bernie Sanders took two of three contested states in the Democratic race, winning the caucuses of Nebraska and Kansas leaving Hillary the only Democratic primary of the night in Louisiana, while in the Republican race Ted Cruz unexpectedly tied with Donald Trump, winning the smaller half of the night's four nominating contests, in Kansas - where Trump had been leading in the polls - and Maine, while the Donald won the bigger states of Louisiana and Kentucky, holding onto his lead in the presidential race ev
In the current time of unprecedented central-planner-focused monetary-policy experimentation and a growing bias towards collectivist and socialist attitudes, the similarities to what Wilhelm Ropke - the European economist who stood up to Hitler - had some seemingly ominous and prescient persepctives in 1933 before everything collapsed:
In a nation as 'distracted' as America where virtual relationships seem more popular than real ones, it appears different states 'attention' is drawn to very different methods of entertainment.
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released its data on U.S. trade in goods by selected countries and world region for 2015. HowMuch.net built three maps to provide a proportional visualization of the trade that occurs between the U.S. and other countries. Exports are represented in green, imports are represented in red, and the balance (exports - imports) is represented by red or green depending on whether the U.S. has exported more or less goods than it has imported.
Submitted by Nick Bernabe via TheAntiMedia.org, The Mexican drug cartels are finally meeting their match as a wave of cannabis legalization efforts drastically reshapes the drug trafficking landscape in the United States. It turns out that as states legalize cannabis use and cultivation, the volume of weed brought across the border by Mexican drug cartels dramatically decreases — and is putting a dent in their cash flow. A newly-released statistical report from the U.S.