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Germany Thumbs Its Nose at U.S. Efforts to Ensure Freedom of Navigation for International Shipping

The German government has declined to participate in a U.S.-led coalition in the Persian Gulf. The purpose of the coalition is aimed keeping the shipping lanes open. That would ensure the uninterrupted flow of oil. It will combat Iran’s repeated hijacking attempts. Iran and Britain have been engaged in a tit for tat with international …

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Instead of a ‘Trade War’ German Car Makers Propose Tariff Free Trade With United States

Two weeks ago the Left was predicting a trade apocalypse after Mr. Trump said he wanted our G7 allies to drop their tariffs on US goods or he’d raise ours to match them. As an alternative, on his way out the door to meet with Kim Jong Un (something else no other U.S. President had done), …

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Do NH Democrats Want To Pass A Law Like This One In Germany?

With few exceptions, the progressive liberal Democrats would love to have a law just like this in New Hampshire. Homeschooling was made illegal in the country in 1938 (…) and the law has never been repealed, but rather strengthened.  In 2007, the German Supreme Court ruled that the country’s mandate that children be sent to public school …

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Exorbitant Privilege vs Pushing On A String: The Decline Of The Dollar

It can’t happen here; We’re too big (to fail?); The whole world wants Dollars; We could never become The Weimar Republic/ Zimbabwe/ Greece/ 1960s Britain… After all, OUR financial wizards are too smart to let that happen! Not so much! Just because Ron Paul has been telling us for a long time that the Federal …

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“Germany set to tax young”

Well, the Blue Social Model of Socialism is its own Ponzi scheme – and when you run out of young people, you run out of other peoples’ money.  From the Sydney Morning Herald (reformatted here): GERMANY is proposing to levy extra taxes on the young to pay for the costs of the country’s growing numbers …

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