Friday, July 1, 2022

John McAfee’s Official Instagram Posted Cryptic Message After He Died

from The Mind Unleashed:

Following the news that McAfee died of apparent suicide in a Spanish prison, his official Instagram account posted a cryptic message.

Following the news that controversial software tycoon John McAfee died of apparent suicide in a Spanish prison on Wednesday evening, his official Instagram account posted a cryptic message: a black letter “Q” against a white background.

Biden’s New Budget Plan Means Trump-Era Mega Spending Will Continue

by Ryan McMaken, Mises Institute:

The reality of federal spending under Donald Trump did much to put to rest the obviously wrong and long-disproved notion that Republicans are the political party of “fiscal responsibility.” With George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, it was pretty much “full speed ahead” as far as federal spending was concerned. Under George W. Bush, some of the biggest budget-busting years were those during which the Republicans also controlled Congress.

Trump, of course, carried the GOP’s spendthrift tradition far beyond any old levels in dramatic fashion, calling for untrammeled deficit spending, money printing, and a series of multitrillion-dollar bailout and “stimulus” packages.

Doug Casey on Some Encounters with US Deep State Sociopaths

by Doug Casey, International Man:

International Man: Government attracts sociopathic types who are interested in wielding power over others. These are the kinds of people who rise to the top of the Deep State, the permanently entrenched bureaucracy.

You’ve met your fair share of swamp creatures. Tell us about the time you met former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Doug Casey: It was at the New Orleans Investment Conference, the year Dick Cheney was running for president. A friend of mine who took a dislike to Cheney invited me to join him at a special meeting that had been organized for Republican fat cats—potential donors to Cheney’s campaign.

Democrat Tom Malinowski lobbied for sex predators, now trying to silence QAnon from exposing pedophiles

by Ethan Huff, DC Clothesline:

How many skeletons does New Jersey congressman and ex-lobbyist Tom Malinowski, a Democrat, have in his closet that are compelling him to continually fight on behalf of child predators and sex offenders? Because this is exactly what he is now doing by trying to squelch the “QAnon” movement, even as he seeks reelection in a very narrow race against Republican opponent Tom Kean Jr.