Schumer: Give the Money to the Taxpayers!: Well my my, Senator Schumer, if you want the money back, then why did you give it to AIG in the first place? Was this money not given to them by you and the rest of Congress? Why are you so upset that they used the taxpayers money that you stole? Will you be doing a tax return or will you keep the money in Congress? My guess is that you will keep it.
Why the Meltdown Should Not Have Been a Surprise: Peter Schiff gave the Henry Hazlitt Memorial Lecture at the Austrian Scholars Conference this past weekend and his speech is well worth listening to.
The Real AIG Outrage: President Obama joined yesterday in the clamor of outrage at AIG for paying some $165 million in contractually obligated employee bonuses. He and the rest of the political class thus neatly deflected attention from the larger outrage, which is the five-month Beltway cover-up over who benefited most from the AIG bailout.
Breaking Up the Feudal System: If one would understand the dire threat of socialism today, one must first fathom the horror of slavery. And to do that requires at least a passing knowledge of its progenitor, serfdom. So let us begin...
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