In the News:

1) Early Comey draft admits Clinton violated 18 USC § 793
2) Zimbabwe: Mugabe fires vice-president, giving boost to wife’s ambitions
3) Military discharge type may have helped Texas church shooter
4) Kenya: Politician files petition challenging poll results
5) VA: Woman who flipped off Trump’s motorcade gets fired
6) Proposed changes in tax overhaul bill anger Dems
7) Bernie Sanders slams billionaires over Paradise Papers
8) Media makes up fake story about Trump overfeeding fish at Japanese koi pond
9) Trump: Japan “could shoot down” North Korean missiles
10) USDA: Deadly trap not used in Colorado
11) Mexico police detain US “sect leader” after triple murder
12) Secret Service arrest man near White House who wanted to kill “all white police”
13) SCOTUS: Go ahead, Alabama state employees, kill that blind, lame, demented prisoner
14) Bill Nye explains why marijuana should be legal
15) EU court to hear landmark UK surveillance case
16) Fl: Pol accused of groping removed as budget chair
17) Gasoline costs tick up as oil prices hit two-year high
18) Paradise Papers: Apple’s secret tax bolthole revealed
19) EU to discuss blacklist of tax havens after Paradise Papers leak
20) Japan: Trump reiterates desire to screw US consumers
21) “She won’t be quiet!!!!”: Teacher accused of taping the mouth of a student with cerebral palsy
22) Particle physics discovery: Fusing heavy quarks can produce ten times more energy than nuclear fusion
23) IL: Man shot while invading ex-girlfriend’s home
24) Ross says claims he didn’t disclose ties to Putin-linked firm are “totally wrong”
25) Yemen: Saudi invaders close country’s ports

Everybody Has An Opinion:

26) True liberalism stands opposed to fascism
27) Why libertarians — and others — should care about gerrymandering
28) Trump: Year one
29) GOP’s boneheaded “bubble” tax will pave way to higher tax rates
30) Donna Brazile, the DNC, and democratizing the Democrats
31) Corporate tax cut may boost pay by more than the $4,000 the White House claims
32) The National Archives: Lawbreaker and cover-upper
33) Hollywood, ESPN and other debacles: Why can’t our ruling class do its job?
34) Virginia’s gubernatorial race will show if Trumpism can survive Trump
35) Quantum Vibe, 11/06/17
36) Why Supreme Court must tell anti-gay baker his cakes aren’t art
37) Who’s responsible?
38) Is Korea just a smokescreen?
39) None of their business?
40) October’s gone
41) Two former congressmen explain why the Federal Elections Commission can’t be trusted
42) Brazile’s DNC revelations a sign the left winning war in the Democratic Party
43) Space cadets — for a libertarian future!
44) My pro-free speech views made me the target of a smear campaign at Vassar College
45) Does Congress have the guts to invoke war powers?
46) The one thing the Democratic Party doesn’t need
47) Power to the parties
48) More rigorous populism might have produced a better Fed chair
49) Why WikiLeaks was right: Rigging the Democratic way
50) GOP tax plan increases the most insidious task
51) Who will put a brake on this Sexual Inquisition?
52) Our royals are not amused
53) Confronting the ultimate Authority!
54) Capitalism and the free society, part 2
55) Credit due: To Congress and the president for de-litigating financial contracts

The Sound and the Fury:

56) Reason Podcast, 11/06/17
57) The KN@PP Stir Podcast, episode 140
58) The Bob Zadek Show, 11/05/17
59) Lions of Liberty Podcast, episode 320
60) Freedom Feens Radio, 11/06/17
61) Free Talk Live, 11/05/17

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***** In the News *****

1) Early Comey draft admits Clinton violated 18 USC § 793
Source: The Hill

“An early draft of former FBI Director James Comey’s statement closing out the Hillary Clinton email case accused the former secretary of State of having been ‘grossly negligent’ in handling classified information, newly reported memos to Congress show. The tough language was changed to the much softer accusation that Clinton had been ‘extremely careless’ in her handling of classified information when Comey announced in July 2016 there would be no charges against her. The change is significant, since federal law states that gross negligence in handling the nation’s intelligence can be punished criminally with prison time or fines. Spokesmen for the FBI and Clinton did not immediately return phone calls or emails seeking comment.” (11/06/17)

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/358982-early-comey-memo-accused-clinton-of-gross-negligence-on-emails

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2) Zimbabwe: Mugabe fires vice-president, giving boost to wife’s ambitions
Source: The Globe and Mail [Canada]

“In a dramatic escalation of Zimbabwe’s backroom power struggle, President Robert Mugabe has fired his senior vice-president and would-be successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa, for acts of ‘disloyalty’ and ‘deceit.’ The dismissal, announced in a terse statement with little explanation on Monday, has thrown open the door to Mr. Mugabe’s outspoken wife, Grace, to become his potential successor. The sudden firing of Mr. Mnangagwa is a huge victory for Ms. Mugabe, who has been campaigning against him for weeks. She becomes the most powerful politician in Zimbabwe, with the exception of the long-ruling President himself. Her supporters have demanded she be appointed as a vice-president.” (11/06/17)

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/mugabe-fires-vice-president-giving-boost-to-wifes-ambitions/article36851192/

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3) Military discharge type may have helped Texas church shooter
Source: Raw Story

“A breakdown or loophole in the federal background check system could have allowed the gunman who killed 26 people in a Texas church Sunday to buy an assault-type rifle last year, even though he had been discharged from the military for domestic violence, legal experts said Monday. Devin Kelley was in the U.S. Air Force in 2012 when he was court-martialed for assaulting his wife and child and received a bad-conduct discharge and a sentence of 12 months’ confinement, according to an Air Force spokeswoman. The federal background check system bars gun sales to anyone who received a dishonorable discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces, but the less-serious bad-conduct discharge Kelley received would not have blocked him from purchasing a firearm.” [editor’s note: If there is a legit barrier to firearms possession, it would seem to fall somewhere in the realm of of this kind of record of violence against your own wife and child – SAT] (11/06/17)

https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/gun-law-loophole-may-have-helped-texas-church-shooter

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4) Kenya: Politician files petition challenging poll results
Source: Daily Mail [UK]

“A former Kenyan lawmaker and businessman on Monday filed a petition challenging a presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta, in the latest legal battle to hit the drawn-out poll process. The former MP, John Harun Mwau, wants the Supreme Court to annul the October 26 election re-run, which was called after the court overturned the results of an initial poll on August 8 in a historical decision. He contests the inclusion of a minor candidate in the presidential re-run who had been declared bankrupt, and argues that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) should have conducted fresh nominations ahead of the vote, according to court documents.” (11/06/17)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-5054711/Kenyan-politician-files-petition-challenging-poll-results.html

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5) VA: Woman who flipped off Trump’s motorcade gets fired
Source: USA Today

“A photo of a woman giving President Donald Trump’s motorcade the middle finger went viral more than a week ago. People on social media hailed Juli Briskman as a ‘she-ro.’ A hashtag, #her2020, arose. However, her employer, government contractor Akima LLC, was not pleased with the middle-fingered salute. They fired the 50-year-old mother of two over it. A White House photographer traveling with the president snapped a picture of Trump’s motorcade passing a bicyclist when he left a golf course in Sterling, Va., last week. ‘He was passing by and my blood just started to boil,’ Briskman told HuffPost. ‘I’m thinking DACA recipients are getting kicked out. He pulled ads for open enrollment in Obamacare. Only one-third of Puerto Rico has power. I’m thinking, he’s at the damn golf course again.’ The Democrat followed her instincts while she was on her usual biking path.” [editor’s note: I await some non-govt contractor to offer her a better job – SAT] (11/06/17)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/11/06/woman-who-flipped-off-trumps-motorcade-gets-fired/837313001

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6) Proposed changes in tax overhaul bill anger Dems
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

“House Republicans are proposing changes to their tax overhaul legislation to restore a tax break for employees who receive child care benefits from their employers and to limit the measure’s impact on universities with large endowments. They also propose tightening restrictions on the use of the earned income tax credit. The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady of Texas, disclosed the proposed changes as an amendment as the panel debated the massive tax bill Monday.” (11/06/17)

http://www.sfgate.com/news/politics/article/The-Latest-Tax-writing-committee-takes-on-GOP-12335339.php

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7) Bernie Sanders slams billionaires over Paradise Papers
Source: Raw Story

“The ‘international oligarchy’ of billionaires hiding their fortunes and secretly controlling the world’s wealth is the ‘major issue of our time,’ Senator Bernie Sanders said Monday after a massive report about offshore accounts. ‘The major issue of our time is the rapid movement toward international oligarchy in which a handful of billionaires own and control a significant part of the global economy,’ the independent Vermont senator told The Guardian. He said the Paradise Papers, a sprawling investigation into offshore finances, ‘shows how these billionaires and multi-national corporations get richer by hiding their wealth and profits and avoid paying their fair share of taxes.'” [editor’s note: No, it shows how crony-corp “friends of the King” have operated since the “feudal days” – SAT] (11/06/17)

https://www.rawstory.com/2017/11/bernie-sanders-slams-billionaires-over-paradise-papers

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8) Media makes up fake story about Trump overfeeding fish at Japanese koi pond
Source: Fox News

“President Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe carried on an old tradition of feeding carp at a Koi pond in Tokyo when CNN and the rest of the mainstream media decided to twist the narrative to make Trump appear like a buffoon. Liberal network CNN ran a ridiculous headline, ‘Trump feeds fish, winds up pouring entire box of food into Koi pond,’ complete with a misleading tweet from reporter Veronica Rocha that only shows the Trump dumping the entire box of food. Her footage is conveniently edited to skip Abe doing the same thing. In fact, Abe dumped his entire box of fish food into the pond and Trump followed while the Prime Minister of Japan smiled. However, the anti-Trump media has been cropping the video to only show Trump’s actions.” (11/06/17)

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2017/11/06/anti-trump-media-makes-up-fake-story-about-overfeeding-fish-at-japanese-koi-pond.html

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9) Trump: Japan “could shoot down” North Korean missiles
Source: BBC News [UK state media]

“US President Donald Trump has said Japan could shoot North Korean missiles ‘out of the sky’ with military equipment bought from the US. Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe followed up by saying his country could intercept missiles ‘if necessary,’ and added that he was looking into the deal. The two leaders were speaking to reporters at the close of Mr Trump’s first state visit to Japan. North Korea has fired missiles over Japan twice in recent months. On Monday, while answering questions at a press conference, Mr Trump said Mr Abe was “going to purchase massive amounts of military equipment” from the US. Referencing North Korea’s missiles, he said Mr Abe could ‘shoot them out of the sky’ when he completed the purchase, which Mr Trump said would provide jobs to Americans as well as ‘safety for Japan.'” (11/06/17)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41882272

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10) USDA: Deadly trap not used in Colorado
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

“A U.S. Department of Agriculture spokeswoman says the agency no longer uses cyanide traps to kill predators on public lands in Colorado, but it still uses them on private lands. An agreement with environmentalists approved Monday by a federal judge prohibits the use of the traps on Colorado public lands pending further study. Agriculture Department spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa says the devices are no longer used on federal or state lands despite an agency study from January that suggested they were allowable on state land.” (11/06/17)

http://www.sfgate.com/news/science/article/The-Latest-Federal-agency-Deadly-trap-not-used-12336333.php

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11) Mexico police detain US “sect leader” after triple murder
Source: BBC News [UK state media]

“Police in Mexico have arrested a suspected US sect leader in the northern state of Chihuahua. Police raided three houses and two ranches belonging to Orson William Black Jr, 56, who is wanted on charges of child abuse in the US. Prosecutors say he is also a suspect in the killing of three US citizens in the area in September. Twenty-six other people living on the properties were also detained. The arrests come less than two months after 23-year-old Jesse Barlow and brothers Robert and Michael Black, aged 19 and 15 respectively, were shot dead at Rancho El Negro. It is not clear if they were relatives or followers of Mr Black, or if they had been taken to the property against their will.” (11/06/17)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-41885187

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12) Secret Service arrest man near White House who wanted to kill “all white police”
Source: Fox News

“A man who was arrested Monday in Washington, D.C. allegedly traveled to the nation’s capital to kill ‘all white police’ at the White House. Michael Arega, of Dallas, Texas, was arrested Monday afternoon after the Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division received an alert just before 3 p.m. from the Montgomery County Maryland Police Department to be on the lookout for Arega. He reportedly traveled from Texas to kill ‘all white police’ at the White House, according to a statement from the U.S. Secret Service. Secret Service at the White House searched for Arega until he was arrested without incident around an hour later. He was found on the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue near Lafayette Park.” (11/06/17)

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/06/secret-service-arrest-man-near-white-house-who-wanted-to-kill-all-white-police.html

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13) SCOTUS: Go ahead, Alabama state employees, kill that blind, lame, demented prisoner
Source: MSN

“The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court ruling that an Alabama man convicted of killing a police officer in 1985 was no longer legally eligible to be executed because strokes wiped out his memory of committing the murder. The nine justices ruled unanimously that Alabama can execute 67-year-old Vernon Madison, who has spent decades on death row. They said Supreme Court precedent had not established ‘that a prisoner is incompetent to be executed because of a failure to remember his commission of the crime.’ Madison has suffered several strokes in recent years, resulting in dementia and memory impairment, court papers said. He is legally blind, cannot walk on his own and speaks with a slur.” (11/06/17)

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/top-us-court-reverses-ruling-sparing-killer-who-forgot-the-crime/ar-AAuvINS?OCID=ansmsnnews11

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14) Bill Nye explains why marijuana should be legal
Source: Smell the Truth

“Bill Nye supports marijuana legalization, even though he personally would like to stay away from pot. The former TV host and noted Science Guy was featured in a video segment of NowThis Weed to explain why cannabis should be legal, despite all the reasons why he doesn’t approve of smoking it. Nye argues for further scientific research, which is currently hampered by marijuana’s classification as an addictive drug with no medical value.” (11/06/17)

http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2017/11/06/watch-bill-nye-explains-why-marijuana-should-be-legal

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15) EU court to hear landmark UK surveillance case
Source: Amnesty International

“The European Court of Human Rights will hear a landmark case on surveillance tomorrow (7 November) as part of a challenge to the lawfulness of the UK’s surveillance laws and its intelligence agencies’ mass surveillance practices. … The case is the latest stage in a protracted effort from the organisations to challenge the UK’s extremely wide-ranging surveillance powers following startling revelations by the US whistleblower Edward Snowden. In 2013, Snowden revealed how the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency was secretly intercepting and processing millions of private communications of ordinary people on a daily basis (the ‘Tempora’ programme), and — without a clear legal foundation or proper safeguards — sharing data with the USA’s National Security Agency, as well as other countries’ intelligence agencies.” (11/06/17)

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2017/11/uk-landmark-surveillance-case-to-be-heard-in-strasbourg-tomorrow/

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16) Fl: Pol accused of groping removed as budget chair
Source: San Francisco Chronicle

“A Florida senator accused by six women of groping or making demeaning comments about their bodies was removed from his powerful position as budget chairman on Monday. Republican Sen. Jack Latvala is also a candidate for governor. He has denied the allegations. Senate President Joe Negron called him Monday morning to discuss the allegations and they agreed he should step down from the chairmanship, said Negron spokeswoman Katie Betta. Also Monday, Republican Gov. Rick Scott said Latvala should leave office altogether if the allegations against him are true.” (11/06/17)

http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Florida-senator-accused-of-groping-removed-as-12335273.php

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17) Gasoline costs tick up as oil prices hit two-year high
Source: Houston Chronicle

“Gasoline costs surged nationwide for the first time in nearly eight weeks after oil prices hit a two-year high. Oil prices were already on the rise, but jumped higher after an anti-corruption purge in Saudi Arabia seen as an attempt to consolidate power around the crown prince led to the arrests of several other princes and ministers. Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has expressed support for extending oil production cuts amongst the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. The U.S. benchmark for oil hit $56 a barrel Monday morning, while the European benchmark in the North Sea ticked above $62. In the U.S., gasoline prices rose 6.5 cents a gallon in the last week up to $2.53 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel.” (11/06/17)

http://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/Gasoline-costs-tick-up-as-oil-prices-hit-two-year-12334759.php

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18) Paradise Papers: Apple’s secret tax bolthole revealed
Source: BBC News [UK state media]

“The world’s most profitable firm has a secretive new structure that would enable it to continue avoiding billions in taxes, the Paradise Papers show. They reveal how Apple sidestepped a 2013 crackdown on its controversial Irish tax practices by actively shopping around for a tax haven. It then moved the firm holding most of its untaxed offshore cash, now $252bn, to the Channel Island of Jersey. Apple said the new structure had not lowered its taxes. It said it remained the world’s largest taxpayer, paying about $35bn (£26bn) in corporation tax over the past three years, that it had followed the law and its changes ‘did not reduce our tax payments in any country.’ In a further statement the company stressed that no operations or investments had been moved from Ireland.” (11/06/17)

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41889787

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19) EU to discuss blacklist of tax havens after Paradise Papers leak
Source: Reuters

“European Union finance ministers will on Tuesday discuss setting up a blacklist of worldwide tax havens, EU officials said, after leaked documents from an offshore law firm exposed new high-profile cases of tax avoidance. The decision to include the subject in the monthly meeting’s agenda came after the publication over the weekend in several media of the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of leaked financial documents mostly from law firm Appleby that exposed dealings with tax havens by top public figures. … There are no details yet of the type of sanctions to be discussed, although being on the blacklist in itself could discourage individuals and companies from putting money in those jurisdictions.” [editor’s note: How about a blacklist of governments that think not only that your money is theirs, but that that remains the case if you take it outside their vaunted “borders?” – TLK] (11/06/17)

https://in.reuters.com/article/eu-ecofin-taxavoidance/eu-to-discuss-blacklist-of-tax-havens-after-paradise-papers-leaks-idINKBN1D618Q

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20) Japan: Trump reiterates desire to screw US consumers
Source: Politico

“President Donald Trump on Monday took a shot at Japan over trade and called on the country to manufacture more cars in the United States, unleashing a direct criticism of the host country on the first leg of his 12-day tour of Asia. ‘Try building your cars in the United States instead of shipping them over,’ Trump implored during a briefing with business executives before asking, ‘That’s not rude?’ … Trump is expected to lodge similar complaints throughout the swing through Asia, which will include stops in South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines.” (11/05/17)

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/05/trump-to-japan-make-more-cars-in-the-us-244582

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21) “She won’t be quiet!!!!”: Teacher accused of taping the mouth of a student with cerebral palsy
Source: Washington Post

“In March 2016, Doreen Smith received a text message from her daughter’s teacher. It contained a picture of Rosa, her daughter, who has cerebral palsy. Rosa was grimacing as four pieces of tape covered her mouth. ‘Help. She won’t be quiet!!!!’ the teacher wrote in a follow-up text message that included two emojis, according to court documents. Months later, Rosa was said to have been locked in a school bathroom for several hours as a punishment for ‘gargling her spit.’ A federal lawsuit says Rosa Smith, who has cerebral palsy, was subjected to abuse and neglect at a special-education school in Ann Arbor, Mich. These are among several allegations detailed in a federal lawsuit that Smith recently brought against her daughter’s teacher and other employees at a special-education school in Ann Arbor, Mich.” [hat tip — David Klaus] (11/05/17)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/education/wp/2017/11/05/she-wont-be-quiet-teacher-accused-of-taping-the-mouth-of-a-student-with-cerebral-palsy/

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22) Particle physics discovery: Fusing heavy quarks can produce ten times more energy than nuclear fusion
Source: Tech Times

“Melting elementary particles such as quarks can produce amounts of energy so massive it is equivalent to 10 times that of nuclear fusion, researchers have reported. … In a new study, researchers showed that two bottom quarks could theoretically fuse together in a powerful flash that can result in massive amount of energy that can spill out into the universe. The fusion of two bottom quarks will produce will produce 138 megaelectronvolts (MeV), which is eight times more powerful than individual nuclear fusion events inside a hydrogen bomb. Researchers, however, said that this kind of quark fusion could not be used to make a powerful quark bomb.” (11/06/17)

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/215268/20171106/particle-physics-discovery-fusing-heavy-quarks-can-produce-10-times-more-energy-than-nuclear-fusion.htm

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23) IL: Man shot while invading ex-girlfriend’s home
Source: Chicago Sun-Times

“A man has been ordered held without bond after he was shot during an exchange of gunfire while breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home Thursday afternoon in south suburban Park Forest, authorities said. Clinton Brown, 44, faces two counts each of attempted murder and home invasion, according to Park Forest police. Officers responded about noon to a report of shots fired at a home in the 200 block of Indianwood Boulevard and found Brown lying on the ground outside the house, suffering from gunshot wounds to the leg, police said.” (11/06/17)

https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/cops-suspect-shot-while-invading-ex-girlfriends-home-in-park-forest/

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24) Ross says claims he didn’t disclose ties to Putin-linked firm are “totally wrong”
Source: CNBC

“Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said reports that he did not disclose ties to a firm linked with Russian President Vladimir Putin are wrong. Ross was revealed to have business links to a Russian firm with close ties to Putin during a leak of financial documents at the weekend. The ties were disclosed in the so-called ‘Paradise Papers,’ a mass of documents leaked to German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung and reported Sunday. … Reports on Sunday suggested that Ross did not disclose an interest in a shipping company called Navigator Holdings, a company that has a business relationship with SIBUR. Ross, however, has since denied to CNBC that he didn’t disclose these holdings. ‘That’s totally wrong. It was disclosed on the form 278 which is the financial disclosure form, in my case, three times,’ Ross said.” (11/06/17)

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/06/commerce-secretary-wilbur-ross-says-its-totally-wrong-that-he-did-not-disclose-ties-to-putin-linked-firm.html

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25) Yemen: Saudi invaders close country’s ports
Source: Chicago Tribune

“The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world’s poorest country early Monday after a rebel [sic]-fired ballistic missile targeted Riyadh, blaming the launch on Iran and warning it could be ‘considered as an act of war.’ The coalition’s statement ramps up tensions between the ultraconservative Sunni kingdom and its Shiite rival Iran, both of which have interests in Yemen’s yearslong conflict. The bloodshed continued Sunday as an Islamic State-claimed militant attack in Aden killed at least 17 people. In a statement, the coalition accused Iran of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels [sic] and their allies with the missile launched Saturday toward the Saudi capital’s international airport.” (11/05/17)

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-saudi-arabia-iran-yemen-missile-launch-20171105-story.html

***** Everybody Has An Opinion *****

26) True liberalism stands opposed to fascism
Source: Foundation for Economic Education
by Deirdre N McCloskey

“We call it ‘populism.’ That makes it sounds even a little good, at any rate to people who cannot remember the past. Why shouldn’t the will of the people trump all? Surely the result of a vote is the volonte generale, said Rousseau, believing he had thereby solved the problem of un-freedom in a collective. Surely populism is a Good and General Thing? So one might feel, at any rate until vague memories of Huey Long and Juan Peron and Benito Mussolini crowd in. Jeffrey Tucker in his brilliant book calls right-wing populism what it actually is, namely, fascism, or, in its German form national socialism, Nazism.” (11/06/17)

https://fee.org/articles/true-liberalism-stands-opposed-to-fascism/

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27) Why libertarians — and others — should care about gerrymandering
Source: Cato Unbound
by Walter Olson

“When I mention that I am active in efforts to curb gerrymandering, some people react with surprise: ‘Oh, is that that a libertarian issue?’ It should be, I think. Libertarians are in some ways especially well situated to spot the harms that can result when politicians get to select which constituents they would like to represent rather than vice versa. And the issue fits well into a long tradition of classical liberal thinking about electoral process and representation, among the goals of which is to restrain existing establishments from gathering too much power unto themselves.” (11/06/17)

https://www.cato-unbound.org/2017/11/06/walter-olson/why-libertarians-others-should-care-about-gerrymandering

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28) Trump: Year one
Source: Antiwar.com
by Justin Raimondo

“Well, I’ve got a lot of catching up to do since my last column, but first the question that rises from my lips as I step away from my sick bed is: what happened to all the wars President Trump was supposed to have started? Just before my recent illness the commentariat was filled with predictions of fire and brimstone as Trump called out Kim Jong Un, blustering, braying, and bloviating a mix of insults and warnings of imminent military action. And yet — nothing came of it. Months after the ‘crisis’ took center stage, it’s all talk, and no action — which is about par for the course with the Trump administration.” (11/06/17)

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2017/11/05/trump-year-one/

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29) GOP’s boneheaded “bubble” tax will pave way to higher tax rates
Source: Investors Business Daily
by staff

“In the House Republicans’ tax cut bill, there’s an odd 45.6% ‘bubble’ tax rate that kicks in for millionaires. If history is any guide, this bubble will soon become the foundation for future tax hikes. The bubble tax is basically an attempt to take away the initial 12% tax bracket from wealthy taxpayers. Under the House plan, a family making between $1.2 million and $1.6 million would pay a 6% surcharge on income in that range, on top of the 39.6% rate they’d already face. That way, the tax cut will be more ‘fair.’ Remember: The original plan would cut the top rate to 35%, so right off the bat this seems like a major step backward both for pro-growth tax cuts and simplicity. But fear not, says Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady, because this is a bubble rate that would make President Reagan proud.” (11/06/17)

https://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/the-gops-boneheaded-bubble-tax-will-pave-the-way-to-higher-tax-rates

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30) Donna Brazile, the DNC, and democratizing the Democrats
Source: Our Future
by Richard Eskow

“Democrats are fighting again. The trigger this time is former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s forthcoming book, which says that Hillary Clinton’s campaign was given significant control over the DNC long before she became the party’s nominee. It’s easy to be cynical about the tone Brazile adopts as she tells her story. She’s shocked, shocked, to learn that money and insider connections wield undue influence inside her party’s establishment. And she’s quick to pronounce the DNC innocent of actions, including her own, that are already widely known. Still, Brazile is right on the particulars. And it’s hard not to admire her courage, book promotion or not, given the intensity of the attacks she knew she would face. But the big question is, why are Democrats still fighting the Battle of 2016?” (11/05/17)

https://ourfuture.org/20171105/re-litigate-this-donna-the-dnc-and-the-democratic-divide

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31) Corporate tax cut may boost pay by more than the $4,000 the White House claims
Source: Cato Institute
by Ike Brannon

“The most appealing facet of the Republican tax reform plan for most economists is the reduction in the corporate income-tax rate from 35% — nearly the highest in the world — to just 20%. Economic theory suggests that a lower tax on corporate income — or capital income in general — should result in more domestic investment, which in turn should increase productivity, wages, and economic activity. Of course, we would like to know precisely how much wages and economic growth will increase for our corporate tax cut, but the data don’t give us a cut-and-dried answer.” (11/06/17)

https://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/corporate-tax-cut-may-boost-pay-more-4000-white-house-claims

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32) The National Archives: Lawbreaker and cover-upper
Source: Future of Freedom Foundation
by Jacob G Hornberger

“On October 26, 2017, the National Archives, an independent federal agency that is headed by a man named David Ferriero, became a federal lawbreaker. The reason? On that date, the National Archives became legally obligated to release to the public all of the CIA’s and other federal agencies’ files relating to the JFK assassination in its possession. On that date, the National Archives failed and refused to release those long-secret records in its possession. On that date, the National Archives, under Ferriero’s auspices, became a federal lawbreaker.” (11/06/17)

https://www.fff.org/2017/11/06/national-archives-lawbreaker-cover-upper/

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33) Hollywood, ESPN and other debacles: Why can’t our ruling class do its job?
Source: USA Today
by Glenn Harlan Reynolds

“Even David Brooks is admitting it: ‘Our elites really do stink.’ And he’s right. But why? In part because they’re inbred, and care too much about each other’s opinions. I’ve been watching a lot of institutions fail lately, from Hollywood, to the news media, to the NFL and ESPN, to political parties and academia, and I see a common factor. The problem is that whatever job its members are supposed to be doing at the moment, our ruling class cares more about what the rest of the ruling class thinks about it, than about the job it’s supposed to be doing. The result, quite often, is a debacle. Take the NFL protests. These have played badly with fans — you know, the people who actually attend the games and watch them on TV. But to Roger Goodell and the people who run the NFL, ‘social justice’ and progressive views on race take a priority. So even though the player protests have been poison for ratings, the NFL has been unwilling to stop them.” (11/06/17)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/11/06/hollywood-espn-and-other-debacles-why-cant-our-ruling-class-do-its-job-glenn-reynolds-column/834313001

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34) Virginia’s gubernatorial race will show if Trumpism can survive Trump
Source: Reason
by Shikha Dalmia

“One burning question since Trump arrived on the political scene is can Trumpism — a noxious combination of overt nativism and covert racism — survive without him? The outcome of the gubernatorial race in Virginia might offer an answer tomorrow. Late in the game, the Republican candidate Ed Gillespie went whole-hog Trumpist even though his record thus far would have suggested that he is as far from a natural Trumpist as a politico can get. A former chair of the Republican National Committee, he is a fiscal conservative whose main flaw is that he makes milquetoast look enticing. Yet he has embraced a campaign of fear mongering and fake rage against Hispanic criminal gangs and sanctuary cities while sticking up for Confederate monuments.” (11/06/17)

http://reason.com/blog/2017/11/06/virginias-gubernatorial-race-will-show-i

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35) Quantum Vibe, 11/06/17
Source: Big Head Press
by Scott Bieser & Lea Jean Badelles

Cartoon. (11/06/17)

http://www.quantumvibe.com/strip?page=1723

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36) Why Supreme Court must tell anti-gay baker his cakes aren’t art
Source: Reuters
by Scott Lemieux

“In early December, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case, in which a conservative Christian bakery owner seeks the right to discriminate against gay couples, is the latest attempt by conservatives to carve out special exemption for business owners to civil rights laws. If the briefs filed by the petitioner and its most influential allies are any indication, the strategy will likely be to portray this case as a unique one that would warrant a very narrow constitutional exception. But don’t be fooled. If the state of Colorado’s application of its laws is found to be unconstitutional, it would unleash a widespread assault on civil rights protections.” [editor’s note: And affirm the right to freedom of association, extending it to private businesses (otherwise the guy who threw the anti-abortion Christians out of his place had no right to either!) – SAT]

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-lemieux-scotus-commentary/commentary-why-supreme-court-must-tell-anti-gay-baker-his-cakes-arent-art-idUSKBN1D60B1

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37) Who’s responsible?
Source: Kent’s “Hooligan Libertarian” Blog
by Kent McManigal

“A while back I saw someone who wanted to make the NRA pay for the medical and funeral expenses of the Las Vegas evil loser’s victims. I’m sure he feels the same about yesterday’s victims of the evil loser in the Texas church — or will as soon as he thinks of it. I guess he’s one of those ‘special’ folk who believes the NRA is actually pro-gun rights. LOL!! But, wait … what is he demanding? … The NRA has as much to do with actual guns as Facebook does with breeding cats.” (11/06/17)

http://blog.kentforliberty.com/2017/11/whos-responsible.html

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38) Is Korea just a smokescreen?
Source: Mises Canada
by Bryce McBride

“In my last article (Sticking the arson charge on a couple of patsies) I questioned why North Korea’s nuclear program was attracting such attention from the United States. North Korea is a very poor and backwards country whose bellicosity reflects the regime’s need for an external enemy like the United States to galvanize domestic support. Attacking America and its allies in the region is the last thing North Korea’s leaders would want to do as such an attack would guarantee an American response that would be sure to destroy their lives, their government and the lives of millions of innocent Korean civilians. However, this month I was made aware of another possible reason for the attention being paid to North Korea and its nuclear program. What if the escalating tensions over Korea are just a smokescreen intended to legitimize an American military buildup in the region aimed at intimidating China?” (11/06/17)

https://www.mises.ca/is-korea-just-a-smokescreen/

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39) None of their business?
Source: The New Republic
by Margaret E Peters

“Since Donald Trump entered the White House, a surprising rift has opened between the business community and the pro-business president. Many of the country’s top executives have criticized Trump for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord; for signaling his support for white supremacists; and, most significantly, for cracking down on immigration. More than 100 tech firms came out against Trump’s proposed Muslim ban. Farmers in California have expressed deep concern about his efforts to deport undocumented workers. And after Trump moved recently to undo legal protections for immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, hundreds of business leaders denounced the policy shift. ‘This is not who we are as a country,’ Apple CEO Tim Cook said of the plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. ‘If I were a country leader right now, my goal would be to monopolize the world’s talent.'” (11/06/17)

https://newrepublic.com/article/145419/none-business-how-powerful-support-immigration-lost-influence-over-republican-party

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40) October’s gone
Source: exile in happy valley
by comrade hermit

“Say what you will about those old Bolsheviks but their little uprising still stands apart as the first successful workers revolution since the Black Jacobins took back Haiti for the slaves who built it. It was a cataclysmic moment in modern history that in many ways defined the Twentieth Century and in others defied it. One of Europe’s great empires reduced to cinders by its poorest denizens in a revolt against that crumbling empire’s involvement in a corrupt world war. The Soviet Union may have welched on their promises, banishing the very worker’s unions that it was named for, in favor of a rather shallow interpretation of Marx’s Dictatorship of the Proletariat (never intended to be an actual dictatorship). But their victories over the Czar and the Atlanticist cabal, who launched the White Terror in his name, inspired oppressed people from Havana to Hanoi to rise up and take their fate in their own hands. The Soviet Union may have been a failure but, as far as failures go, it was a rather grand one before it got gross.”

http://exileinhappyvalley.blogspot.com/2017/11/octobers-gone.html

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41) Two former congressmen explain why the Federal Elections Commission can’t be trusted
Source: The Daily Beast
by Christopher Shays & Martin Meehan

“So far, the lawsuit seeking to open future general election presidential debates to a qualified third candidate is moving successfully through federal court. Unfortunately, we have good reason to be concerned about what happens even when the lawsuit succeeds. … We simply cannot trust the FEC to correct the problem, even when it is under court order.” [editor’s note: These two guys were sponsors of really bad “campaign finance” legislation, FEC’s treatment of which is the basis for their argument … but the argument, so far as it goes, rings true – TLK] (11/06/17)

https://www.thedailybeast.com/two-former-congressmen-explain-why-the-federal-elections-commission-cant-be-trusted

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42) Brazile’s DNC revelations a sign the left winning war in the Democratic Party
Source: In These Times
by Branko Marcetic

“Last Thursday saw a news cycle in which the president’s Twitter account temporarily vanished, the GOP unveiled their newest tax cut bill for the wealthy, and billionaire hedge fund manager Robert Mercer half-heartedly attempted to distance himself from the white nationalists he’s been bankrolling–including former Breitbart tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos. But one of the day’s most shocking stories was also, ultimately, one of the least surprising: Former interim Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Donna Brazile charges that the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign were essentially one and the same, and that Clinton was the pre-ordained Democratic candidate from the very start of the race.” (11/06/17)

http://inthesetimes.com/article/20674/donna-braziles-dnc-revelations-are-a-sign-the-left-is-winning-the-war-in-th

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43) Space cadets — for a libertarian future!
Source: The Libertarian Enterprise
by L Neil Smith

“People aboard the International Space Station (itself a hunk of flying garbage) had to take emergency refuge in the Soyuz spacecraft parked up there when the folks at Cheyenne Mountain warned them that a piece of junk was headed their way. It missed them. Just barely. This time. The planet Earth desperately needs some kind of a workhorse spacecraft around which missions can be planned to collect the trash a few hundred pieces at a time. The crew might sort through it, recovering anything of scientific or historical value, then bundle the rest up in chicken-wire and de-orbit it into the Sun — the ultimate backyard incinerator.” (11/06/17)

http://ncc-1776.org/tle2017/tle947-20171105-02.html

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44) My pro-free speech views made me the target of a smear campaign at Vassar College
Source: USA Today
by William A Jacobson

“I became the campus-wide object of hate at Vassar College for defending free speech. It will come no surprise that campuses face a free-speech crisis at many levels. From speech codes to kangaroo campus courts to lack of faculty political diversity, non-progressive voices are being pushed off campus. But there is an aspect of the free speech problem that gets most of the headlines because of the viral videos. From UC Berkeley in the west to Middlebury College in the northeast, and at dozens of colleges and universities in between, we have seen speakers disrupted, shouted-down, shut-down and threatened. Almost all such speakers were right of center, and almost all of the perpetrators were progressive students.” (11/04/17)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2017/11/05/my-pro-free-speech-views-made-me-target-smear-campaign-vassar-college-william-a-jacobson-column/820815001

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45) Does Congress have the guts to invoke war powers?
Source: The American Conservative
by Daniel Larison

“The U.S. military has been engaged in hostilities overseas continuously in at least one country for almost sixteen years and has been fighting in multiple countries for most of that time, but the last time Congress voted for an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) was in the fall of 2002 prior to the invasion of Iraq. Since then, the U.S. has started or participated in new military campaigns in Libya, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen without Congressional authorization or debate, and most of these campaigns that began under President Obama continue to this day. … Our government’s unauthorized, illegal warfare has become practically routine over the last decade and a half, but there are now some encouraging signs of resistance in Congress to this destructive, unconstitutional habit.” (11/06/17)

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/does-congress-have-the-guts-to-invoke-war-powers/

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46) The one thing the Democratic Party doesn’t need
Source: The American Prospect
by Paul Waldman

“This Tuesday is Election Day, and two things are likely to happen: Democrats will win most of the key races taking place here and there around the country, and the results will be taken as evidence that their party is lost at sea, unable to figure out who it is or what it stands for. I say that because ‘Dems in Disarray!’ may be the single most irresistible headline to the political news media, whether or not it’s true at a particular moment. The two biggest races taking place Tuesday are the gubernatorial contests in New Jersey, where Democrat Phil Murphy is all but certain to win, and Virginia, where Democrat Ralph Northam’s lead over Ed Gillespie has shrunk in recent days. But even if Northam wins, the size of the victory will be used to construct a narrative of Democratic weakness and confusion, with yet another round of soul-searching posited as the only solution to their problems.” (11/05/17)

http://prospect.org/article/one-thing-democratic-party-doesnt-need

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47) Power to the parties
Source: National Review
by Jay Cost

“When word came this week from Donna Brazile that the Democratic National Committee was in alliance with Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders in 2016, many commentators were shocked. A telling column from Salon, ‘Demo-Catastrophe,’ decried this as ‘corruption.’ Give me a break. The hyperbolic reaction to the Clinton-Sanders-DNC news does not suggest anything pernicious about the Democratic party, so much as it reveals how Americans in 2017 have forgotten the purpose that political parties were originally intended to serve.” (11/05/17)

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/453441/dnc-favored-clinton-party-politics-gatekeeping-lesson

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48) More rigorous populism might have produced a better Fed chair
Source: Ludwig von Mises Institute
by Tho Bishop

“While Rothbard favored a libertarian-populist strategy aimed at educating and energizing laypeople, Hayek thought it was best to influence academics and intellectuals, what he termed ‘second handlers of ideas.’ A more classically liberal intelligentsia would influence policymakers and from that good — or at least better — public policy would follow. While it may be a step too far to suggest that this approach can never lead to any form of substantial policy victory in Washington — and certainly no intellectual movement should be limited to a single strategy — Trump’s nomination of Powell I think does highlight one of the major flaws with Hayek’s strategy.” (11/06/17)

https://mises.org/wire/more-rigorous-populism-might-have-produced-better-fed-chair

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49) Why WikiLeaks was right: Rigging the Democratic way
Source: CounterPunch
by Binoy Kampmark

“It took some time of muzzling and concealment before the horror, but various Democrats have finally come clean about the Hillary Clinton machine: things were, it seems, rigged, stacked, and doctored. This was the language of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump from opposite sides of the political spectrum, the code of anti-establishment anger, the message for disruptive change. Such anti-establishment creatures were ultimately reviled by orthodox party priests as futile hopes, misguided and bound to lose. In the great tradition of US presidential politics, they had to be neutralised.” (11/06/17)

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/11/06/why-wikileaks-was-right-rigging-the-democratic-way/

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50) GOP tax plan increases the most insidious task
Source: Campaign For Liberty
by Sean McCardell

“Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While the tax plan dominated the headlines, the Powell appointment will have much greater long-term impact.” (11/06/17)

http://www.campaignforliberty.org/gop-tax-plan-increases-insidious-tax

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51) Who will put a brake on this Sexual Inquisition?
Source: spiked
by Brendan O’Neill

“This ‘Sexminster’ scandal has got to stop. It is unhinged. I don’t have a great deal of faith in the 21st-century British media but even I am amazed that they are taking this flimsy, fact-lite dross seriously instead of telling those complaining that someone tried to kiss them or fleetingly touched their knee to grow up. I am also not particularly enamoured with the current stable of politicians, yet I’m disturbed by the rapidity with which this prudish purge, this suspicious, sexphobic pointing of fingers at mere joke-tellers or philanderers, has eaten them up. Are there no grown-ups left who might put a brake on this Sexual Inquisition? It seems not.” (11/06/17)

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/who-will-put-a-brake-on-this-sexual-inquisition/

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52) Our royals are not amused
Source: Common Sense
by Paul Jacob

“Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube (a Google product) are ‘media platforms.’ So are books, libraries, newspapers and newsstands. Imagine being a king right after Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. Very quickly, the world changed. People thought differently. And they began demanding change from government. The sovereigns had to make room for subjects-turned-citizens. Royalty and aristocracy did try to regulate the new platforms of information and opinion. Censorship was all-too-common. The rulers killed upstarts for writing the wrong things, saying the wrong things. So, which side would you be on, Mrs. Feinstein?” (11/06/17)

http://thisiscommonsense.com/2017/11/06/our-royals-are-not-amused/

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53) Confronting the ultimate Authority!
Source: Authority!
by Timothy J Taylor

“It all started last April when I awoke in the middle of the night with the A/C remote in my hand but couldn’t figure out how to operate it. I tried to speak my thoughts out loud but the words came out as gibberish. I couldn’t speak. It was unbelievable. But I knew then I had suffered a stroke.” [editor’s note: Best wishes to Timothy for a speedy recovery — we’ve missed his writing here at RRND/FND! – TLK] (11/06/17)

http://authoritycon.blogspot.com/2017/11/confronting-ultimate-authority.html

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54) Capitalism and the free society, part 2
Source: Future of Freedom Foundation
by Richard M Ebeling

“The free enterprise, or capitalist, system has done more to improve the material condition of humanity than any other economic arrangement of human cooperation in all of recorded history. Yet, ‘capitalism’ constantly stands condemned and accused of being the cause of humanity’s wows, while in reality nothing is further from the truth.” [editor’s note: Free enterprise and capitalism are opposites; capitalism is a state-regulated mixed industrial economy – TLK] (11/06/17)

https://www.fff.org/explore-freedom/article/capitalism-free-society-part-2/

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55) Credit due: To Congress and the president for de-litigating financial contracts
Source: Heartland Institute
by Billy Aouste

“Behold the very awful Obama holdover Richard Cordray — STILL head of the very awful Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): ‘CFPB Issues Rule Banning Arbitration Clauses in Finance Contracts.’ Get that? The unelected Cordray and his unelected bureaucrats — (further) inserted the government into every single financial contract negotiation to ever again occur. And banned something — from every financial contract ever again drafted anywhere in the United States. That’s not HUGE government or anything. Does the Constitution expressly empower the government to do this? Heavens no. Did the Congress pass legislation — that ignores the Constitution and empowers the government to do this? Heavens no — not even that. The very awful Cordray and his fellow CFPB Swamp Creatures — simply empowered themselves, and the tens of thousands of bureaucrats to follow. … Thankfully, Trump and this Congress are bailing the water Cordray and the CFPB are drilling holes in the boat to bring on board.” (11/05/17)

http://blog.heartland.org/2017/11/credit-due-to-congress-and-the-president-for-de-litigating-financial-contracts/

***** The Sound and the Fury *****

56) Reason Podcast, 11/06/17
Source: Reason

“On Sunday, November 5, a man identified as 26-year-old Devin Kelley opened fire in a church outside of San Antonio, Texas, killing 26 people and wounding at least another 20. Reason’s Nick Gillespie speaks with Robert VerBruggen, the deputy managing editor of National Review and a gun-policy analyst, about what can be done to reduce mass shootings without eviscerating the Second Amendment. In this new podcast they discuss the changing nature of mass shootings, whether an armed society is actually a safer one, how Kelley was able to obtain guns despite being flagged for domestic abuse and a bad-conduct discharge from the military, and what policies can be put in place to limit mass shootings.” [various formats] (11/06/17)

http://reason.com/blog/2017/11/06/robert-verbruggen-guns-mass-shooting

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57) The KN@PP Stir Podcast, episode 140
Source: KN@PPSTER

“In This Episode: Thanks For Asking! [Secession, Florida LP’s Ethno-Nationalist Tumor, New York Con-Con, Operating Systems, Mises Caucus] :: Who Expects a Killer to Hold on to a Smoking Gun for 54 Years?” [various formats] (11/06/17)

http://knappster.blogspot.com/2017/11/the-knpp-stir-podcast-episode-140.html

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58) The Bob Zadek Show, 11/05/17
Source: The Bob Zadek Show

“This week’s guest, Dr. Michael Edelstein, helps his patients see clearly what Shakespeare intuited about the relationship between thinking and emotional health. Edelstein is a long-time libertarian and practitioner of Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy.” [various formats] (11/05/17)

http://www.bobzadek.com/past-shows/2017/11/2/dr-michael-edelstein-on-how-to-stay-sane-in-a-statist-world

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59) Lions of Liberty Podcast, episode 320
Source: Lions of Liberty

“On today’s show, Marc is joined by Conner Drigotas, founder of the Better Money PAC, which aims to help political candidates who support their three tenets of support for cryptocurrencies, free markets and financial responsibility. Conner describes how hearing a certain libertarian Presidential candidate speak turned him onto the ideas of liberty (and it might surprise you which one!) and how his experience at an End the Fed rally inspired him to create the Better Money PAC. Conner and Marc discuss the importance of cryptocurrencies and the political challenges they are facing, why the massive $20 Trillion in debt should be seen as a grave danger, and Conner answers critics who oppose political action as antithetical to the ideas of liberty.” [various formats] (11/06/17)

http://lionsofliberty.com/2017/11/06/can-political-action-bring-us-free-markets-conner-drigotas-better-money-pac-can/

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60) Freedom Feens Radio, 11/06/17
Source: Freedom Feens Radio

“Jeremy, John and Shane talk about Texas church shooting, Rand Paul attacked in home, and Saudi Royal Family eats its own.” [various formats] (11/06/17)

https://www.freedomfeens.com/?p=15240

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61) Free Talk Live, 11/05/17
Source: Free Talk Live

“THOR Ragnarok :: The Earth’s Rotation and Orbit :: Daylight Saving Time :: AWOL :: Russian Revolution :: Mass Shooting at Texas Church :: Cops on Meds :: Heroin :: More Companies Drop Out of Segwit2x Bitcoin Agreement :: Bitcoin Civil War Ramping Up :: What You Can Do :: AFTERSHOW — Matt McKibbin of Startup Jurisdictions :: HOSTS — Ian, Mark, Jonny Ray.” [Flash audio or MP3] (11/05/17)

https://www.freetalklive.com/podcast/2017-11-05

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