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The latest COVID absurdity: walking with hot beverages

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Women Surrounded by British Police for Taking a Walk You’re allowed to exercise outside of your home

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A message to anyone who feels like ‘Winston’ in Orwell’s 1984

“The ideal set up by the Party was something huge, terrible, and glittering . . . all thinking the same thoughts and shouting the same slogans, perpetually working, fighting, triumphing, persecuting– three hundred million people all with the same face.” That was a quote from George Orwell’s seminal work 1984— a masterpiece that

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2021 may be the year that the world loses confidence in the dollar

Nearly 186 years ago to the day, on January 8, 1835, US President Andrew Jackson accomplished what no other American president has done before, or since: he paid off the national debt. Jackson was a staunch fiscal conservative. He despised banks, and, according to his biographer, he considered central banking “black magic”, and

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New York Wants COVID Concentration Camps

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Congress Goes Gender Neutral, Starting with “Amen, and Awomen.” It’s tradition that an opening prayer is read

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This is an obvious double standard

I imagine that every single one of us has had a huge argument with a loved one at some point in our lives. Sometimes it’s because of some issue that’s deeply personal to us. But the other person just doesn’t get it. We’re angry, they’re dismissive. We’ve probably all been there– upset about

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The coming ‘woke’ American Theocracy

Over a two day period in late March of 1979, the people of Iran held a groundbreaking referendum to turn their country into a theocratic Islamic Republic where the religious leaders ruled supreme. According to the wholeheartedly honest and incorruptible officials who counted the votes, 99.3% of the ballots were cast in favor

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How does anyone take these people seriously?

Last week, just before the canceled New Year’s holiday, the US federal government released updated dietary guidelines for the next five years. You know what I’m talking about– these are the government guidelines that recommend we consume a certain amount of Calories, fats, protein, carbs, etc. every day. I don’t know that anyone

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1984? Twitter Mob cancels English Literature

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. San Francisco Drug Overdoses Outpace COVID Deaths San Francisco is a city that implemented some of the

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Mandatory Vaccines and woke logic

In response to COVID-19, Cornell University requires that students returning to campus must receive a flu shot. That’s not a type-o: they want you to have a flu shot… to battle Covid. Obviously the flu shot doesn’t protect you from COVID-19. But hey, this isn’t the first COVID response that makes absolutely no

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I can’t believe it: I agree with AOC

Since the beginning of March, the US federal government has spent more than $5 trillion battling the Coronavirus and the effects of COVID-19. And governments around the world, from Europe to China, have spent trillions more. And that amount doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of the long-term economic toll, including then

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Terrorist Who Murdered 224 People Released From Prison Because of COVID-19

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Congressman Begs Goldman Sachs to Stay in New York City News recently broke that Goldman Sachs may

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Governing by Rage and Ridicule

Back in July, Yale University began a critical study on COVID vaccines. But there was an interesting twist to Yale’s study: scientists weren’t looking at the actual vaccine candidates; instead they were studying how to most effectively convince people to take a vaccine. One of the things they tested, in fact, was how

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Why the number ‘3’ may make you rethink Covid hysteria

Yesterday I promised to explain why the number three is among the most compelling data points discovered so far in Covid-19 research. And it’s something that you most likely won’t see in the mainstream media, even though the data is right there in the FDA’s research. Covid has clearly been THE most heavily

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Wealth Taxes, Mask Nazis, and COVID Rules, Oh My!

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Argentina Passes Wealth Tax in the Name of COVID Recovery In response to COVID-19, Argentina implemented strict

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My personal story from the collapse of the Soviet Union

[Editor’s note: Marat K, one of our team members who grew up during the collapse of the Soviet Union, tells the story of his own experiences during that period.] When I was a kid growing up in the Soviet Union, it was essentially forbidden to make a better life for yourself. You couldn’t

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Are you preparing for the wrong disaster?

Global cooling was the big fear in the early 1970s, believe it or not. Experts in climate, ecology, and geology from top universities like Stanford and Brown all seemed to form a consensus that a new ice age would be upon us by 2020. By 1988, the major fear had shifted to global

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“Listen to the scientists”

If there were a Mount Rushmore to memorialize the greatest scientists in US history, Richard Feynman’s face would almost certainly be on the monument. He was only 24 years of age when he was recruited into a secret research group that eventually became part of the Manhattan Project, joining some of the other

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Governor wants kids to rat out their parents’ Covid violations

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. 90 year old nursing home resident chooses assisted suicide over another lockdown A Canadian woman, Nancy Russel,

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NASDAQ green lights seedless watermelons to join company boards

NASDAQ is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world and home to most of the biggest names in tech. Companies worth a total of $17 TRILLION– nearly the entire size of the US economy– are listed on the NASDAQ exchange, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon. You’d think the executives

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How easy it is to be “dangerous”

Early in the morning around 3am on March 24, 1603, Queen Elizabeth I died after ruling over England for more than four decades. Her successor was proclaimed only hours later– James Charles Stuart, who at the time was serving as King of Scotland. James was known as a religious hardliner. He became obsessed

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And the Emmy Goes to…

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. And the Emmy Goes to the Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo Andrew Cuomo, the Governor of

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Didn’t We Learn This Lesson 400 Years Ago?

Exactly 400 years ago, 102 Pilgrims were staring down what promised to be a brutal winter, after first coming to shore, and setting up a tiny village in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The industrious, God-fearing Pilgrims decided to pull together and pool their resources and efforts to better survive winter. They created a commune, and

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People going hungry = Record high stock prices

New York City is up 33% this year. St. Louis is up 66%. In Oregon it’s up 100%. I’m not talking about real estate prices, local budget gaps, or even property tax rates. These are the startling increases in the number of people across the country, and the world, who are in need

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The ACLU and College Professors are Encouraging Book Burnings

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. ACLU and Professor Team Up to Encourage Book Burnings Abigail Shrier has committed the ultimate sin: she

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How I paid just 1% in taxes LEGALLY…

[Today’s letter was penned by Lucas, a member of the Sovereign Man family] Yesterday we reported how Deutsche Bank, one of the largest banks in the world, proposed that people working from home should have to pay an additional 5% tax to subsidize people who can’t work from home. As absurd as this

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Get ready for the “Work From Home” Tax

Once upon a time, long long ago in a dreamworld far far away, banks actually used to be capitalists. They were wealth creators. They wanted to do business with their customers. They facilitated important trade and commerce. They acted responsibly and conservatively with other people’s money. Now it’s a totally different story. Banks

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55% of White Woman Added to the Enemy List

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Inquisition Targets White Women for Their WrongThink The magazine Teen Vogue (yes, I’m serious) recently published a

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What happens if Puerto Rico becomes a state?

In late 2018, after more than seven fantastic years of living in Chile, I decided to move to Puerto Rico to take advantage of the island’s incredible tax incentives. By moving to Puerto Rico, I traded my right to vote in US federal elections for a 4% tax rate. And I’m pretty confident

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It’s started already: “We have a list…”

On September 18 of the year 96 AD, a fairly obscure and elderly politician named Marcus Cocceius Nerva was proclaimed Emperor of Rome by the Senate. Rome was in chaos at the time; the empire had suffered from years of turmoil, economic decline, and oppression. Most of the last several emperors– going back

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Woman in labor wouldn’t go to hospital until she voted

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Woman in labor wouldn’t go to hospital until she voted Last week when a woman went into

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Talk about a landslide

Well that wasn’t exactly the landslide we were promised. Obviously there are a lot of unknowns right now. But regardless of who ends up being declared (or ruled) the winner, there are a few things you can count on: The nation will remain divided. About 50% of the voting population will be even

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Don’t forget to vote for yourself

The year 63 BC was an election year in ancient Rome, and an ambitious 37-year old was locked in a heated race for one of Rome’s most powerful offices: pontifex maximus. The young politician, of course, was Julius Caesar. And he ran a cutthroat campaign against his opponents– two seasoned senators, both of

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California threatens to arrest 12 year old for missing three Zoom classes

Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. School Threatens to Arrest 12 Year Old Over Three Missed Zoom Classes A California school sent a

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Another one bites the dust

The Governor of New York, Comrade Andrew Cuomo recently released a book called, American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic. It’s puzzling how he was able to find the time to write the book, given that he’s been so busy being an amazing leader. New Yorkers can thank Comrade Cuomo for the

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