Archive for the Inflation Category


While Doubling the National Debt- Obama Spent Almost $100 Million on Travel

Judicial Watch reported that it has obtained new documents from the Secret Service and the Air Force about Obama’s travel expenses. The reported facts bring the known total over the past eight years to $96,938,882.51. What the hey, just add it to the tab right? After all, it ain’t his money is it? Obama’s Earth […]

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Congress Funds Government with More Funny Money- Pt 2

As noted and not really fleshed out by the media or ballyhooed, Congress was supplied with more “funny money” (fiat money from the Federal Reserve created out of nothing) from the Federal Reserve to the tune of $1.1 Trillion. Very few paid attention to this move and simply passed it off as what should happen […]

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ObamaCare Future? EU Healthcare Crisis- Healthcare Budgets Slashed, Services Cut, Long Waiting Lists

The promises of Obamacare are already wearing thin as premiums rise and tens of thousands are forcibly dumped from their individual plans. It is already becoming clear that the public was lied to as the plan that Obama claimed was not a tax was labeled a tax by the Supreme Court decision to keep it […]

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Is the Federal Reserve Really Federal or is it Privately Held?

Every citizen should be asking that question. After all, the Federal Reserve controls the overall rate of borrowing money. They also control the issuance of currency (not money, there is a difference) and thereby the velocity and quantity of money in circulation. That has a direct impact upon the costs of our goods and the […]

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Bernanke Tapering Continuation- Admission by Fed That the U.S. Economy Is Still in Trouble.

If the economy were really doing well, as the media would have us believe, then why continue to buy $85 Billion of debt? The very obvious answer- it ain’t! Ron Paul, was interviewed recently on the issue and made this abundantly clear. He is such a breath of fresh air among an atmosphere of complete […]

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Janet Yellen- A Leading Contender to Replace Bernanke as Fed Head. Just Keeping It All in the Family. Business as Usual

ith Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke expected to leave the central bank when his term expires early next year, Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen has emerged as a top contender for the job. An economist and former president of the San Francisco Fed, Yellen speaks often about monetary policy and the economy. Read full article here:  […]

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The Signs of Inflation are All Around Us

ent out to buy some stamps this afternoon. It got me to thinking about the inflation thingy. I bought my stamps. They no longer have a price on them, which as a former stamp collector as a kid, I find a bit odd. The USPS now calls them “Forever Stamps”. Supposedly, they last forever. Fat […]

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Is the Recent Stock Market Rise for Real?

he stock market has risen to record levels these past few weeks. Of course, the so-called financial experts in the media point to it and declare the beginnings of a recovery. Gold and silver have been moving sideways at best rising a little and then falling back down. The experts ask, “Is gold’s bull run […]

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Obama Budget Deceptions- Reality Before the State of the Union Deception (Uh, I mean Address)

bama’s White House is playing the fear and guilt cards when talking about raising the debt ceiling and warning about budget cuts. Tonight before his State of the Union Address, let’s check out the reality of his track record. After all actions do speak louder than words don’t they? (At least they used to anyway.) […]

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The Achilles Heel in Our Economic System- Part 3 What’s Next?

While nothing is completely predictable since life has many variables, we can see a pretty clear path to where things are leading based on what has been already been put on the plate. Alex Jones of Infowars.com and prisonplanet.com has been at this stuff for quite a while. He recently hosted a show with Pastor […]

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The Achilles Heel in Our Economic System- Part 2

Fiat currency is a medium of exchange that derives its value from decree or by government regulations and law. It has no intrinsic value which means it can only be accepted as legal tender to satisfy a debt. It actually states so on each bill or in our case each Federal Reserve Note on the […]

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The Achilles Heel in Our Economic System- Part 1

We saw in the last post how the loss of the FDIC unlimited guarantee on non-interest bearing deposits caused large depositors to take their money out of the 25 largest, including the too big to fail, banks in massive amounts. While not exactly a typical bank run it definitely points to a lack of confidence […]

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