Breaking: Sean Spicer out as another Goldman Sachs crony enters Trump White House

So much for a Donald Trump White House being clean from Wall Street insiders... Press Secretary Sean Spicer has reportedly quit his position over his objections to the White House appointing Anthony Scaramucci, the senior vice president and chief … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

By: Ron Paul On Friday the House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018. President Trump’s request already included a huge fifty or so billion dollar … [Read more...]

Scary: Bill Nye says old people have to die to solve global warming

If you want further evidence that global warming is nothing more than a cult then look no further than Bill Nye "The Not So Science Guy." Speaking in an interview with The Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Nye said that old people need to die in … [Read more...]

Government Fail: More seniors graduate with ‘A’ average, average SAT scores fall

Imagine if the free market system produced such a horrific result... According to a "stunning" report by USA Today, more seniors are graduating with "A" averages, but the average SAT score is tumbling. This is the direct result of the "Easy A" and … [Read more...]

To Fix Healthcare, Trump Needs to Repeal a Lot More than Obamacare

By: Ryan McMaken I've always been willing to accept a repeal of Obamacare that was less than perfect, and I've never subscribed to the idea that only a total and complete repeal of Obamacare should warrant my support. Even a small tax cut is … [Read more...]

Alex Jones indie folk song is the best thing you’ll see today

Alex Jones has entered the world of meme-ification. Everyone is taking a shot at Jones, even his most ardent supporters. The latest example is the Alex Jones indie folk song that will likely be the best thing you will watch all day. Here is the … [Read more...]

Trump’s Watch: Monthly federal spending tops $400 billion for first time

The United States government does not having a revenue problem. Washington has a spending problem. And it doesn't matter who is in office - R or D or Donald Trump - the state will continue to spend like drunken sailors (sorry drunken … [Read more...]

Week in Review: July 10 to July 16

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: ‘In over their head’ Canadians can’t cope with BOC’s rising interest rates ‘Welcome to Hell’: … [Read more...]

6 random things for Friday (SS payments increase 2.2%, FAANG stocks, Max Boot wants war)

News Story of the Day: the soon-to-be-bankrupt Social Security is set to increase its payments by 2.2 percent next year. This averages out to an extra $28 a month, a remarkable figure considering how much the government steals from you during your … [Read more...]

Hey, Trump, end the war on drugs NOW

One of the reasons why the war on drugs was initiated about 50 years ago was to protect the public from themselves, er, harmful drugs like heroin, marijuana and cocaine. Unfortunately, 50 years and hundreds of billions of dollars later, the war on … [Read more...]