Nevada Brothel Owner and Ron Paul Presidential Campaign Supporter Dennis Hof Has Died

One of the quirky news stories of Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign was the support Paul received from Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof and some of Hof’s employees. In Nevada, brothels may be legally operated in several counties.

Hof since entered elective politics himself, in June defeating an incumbent in a Republican primary race for the Nevada state Assembly.

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Sen. Lindsey Graham’s New Regime Change Target: Saudi Arabia

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has long been among the most vehement advocates of foreign intervention in the United States Senate, supporting US interventions for “regime changes” across the world. Now Saudi Arabia has joined the list of countries where Graham has demanded regime change. Interviewed Tuesday morning at the Fox News show Fox & Friends, Graham declared that Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “has got to go.”

While proclaiming in the interview that he has been Saudi Arabia’s “biggest defender on the floor of the United States Senate,” Graham says that bin Salman is “toxic” and a “wrecking ball” and had Jamal Khashoggi “murdered in a consulate in Turkey” earlier this month. So long as bin Salman is in charge in Saudi Arabia, Graham promises to refuse or “do business with” or visit Saudi Arabia. Graham also says in the interview that he will be pushing to “sanction the hell out of Saudi Arabia.”

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Five Minutes Five Issues: Nikki Haley, Canada Marijuana, Government Statistics, Expungement, Mexico Drug War

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Saturday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

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Hey, Loyola Students, Don’t Boycott Prof. Walter Block

Loyola University Economics Professor Walter Block starts off his Tuesday article at lewrockwell.com stating it has come to his attention “that many Loyola students will not enroll in my classes, will boycott my public lectures, will have nothing to do with me, because they think I favor slavery and am a racist and a sexist.” Block then proceeds to refute each of the assertions put forward to urge students to boycott him.

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Ron Paul and Lew Rockwell’s Wide-ranging Q&A at the Mises Institute

Attendees at the Ludwig von Mises Institute’s Supporters Summit at the institute’s Auburn, Alabama headquarters were treated on September 28 to a wide-ranging question and answer period with premier libertarian communicators Ron Paul and Lew Rockwell. United States foreign policy, the war on drugs, tariffs, and concerns about social media companies are among the topics Paul and Rockwell discuss in the Q&A.

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Five Minutes Five Issues: Drug War Treaty, Yemen, License Plate Readers, Marijuana Crackdown, Iran Summit

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Friday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

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Five Minutes Five Issues: Iran Sanctions Workaround, Julian Assange, Venezuela, MeK, Wisconsin Hemp

A new episode of Five Minutes Five Issues posted on Saturday. You can listen to it, and read a transcript, below. You can also find previous episodes of the show at Stitcher, iTunes, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

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Lawrence Wilkerson: ‘Irreconcilable Elements’ Stand in Way of Korean Deal

A peace deal will not be concluded among the United States, North Korea, and South Korea in the next three to five years predicts Lawrence Wilkerson, a College of William & Mary professor and the former chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, in a recent interview with host Aaron Maté at The Real News.

Wilkerson points to “irreconcilable elements” as supporting his conclusion. These irreconcilable elements, says Wilkerson, are “China’s interest in not having a unified Korea with US presence still there, the North’s interest in not surrendering all of its nuclear weapons capability, the South’s interest ultimately in — if it is a unified peninsula — having those nuclear weapons itself, and, ultimately, both Koreas — were they to be united — wanting themselves to kick the United States presence off the peninsula.”

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Given Government’s Apparent Goal to Eliminate Our Privacy, Will Mandatory Brain Implants Be Next?

The United States government is using every bit of technology it can grab onto to facilitate mass surveillance, from license plate readers and facial recognition technology to phone and internet monitoring technology. If it becomes feasible, will the US government mandate that people receive brain implants so the government can pursue the final frontier of surveillance — snooping on and even controlling people’s unexpressed thoughts?

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