Archive for the National Debt Category


The Growing Welfare State- Make More for Not Working

If you earned more for not working than for working, would you work? Many years ago the author of what has been called the most purchased book on Economics, Progress and Poverty, Henry George made the following point: Man wants to gain the greatest benefit for the least amount of effort. Whether you agree with […]

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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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How to Let Our Politicians Off the Hook 101

In response to a story on how Obama blamed Rush Limbaugh and those like him for “gridlock” a reader of the article had this response: Sorry, but I find it a bit disingenuous to blame Obama for all of our ills. Our system has been corrupted for quite some time. Obama is simply a continuation […]

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Is Slovenia the Next Cyprus? Another failed socialist state? We shall see.

t appears now that Slovenia is yet another EU nation in financial crisis. Another one out of the blue it seems. The “Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned that Slovenia was about to experience a “severe banking crisis” and a very deep recession.” earlier this month. They also said that although it’s government […]

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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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Kerry Rewards His Handlers and Hands the Citizens More Debt as One of His First Acts

s widely reported in the press, John Kerry feels it important to continue funding the Syrian rebels. As reported by the Irish Times, our newly appointed Secretary of State met with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov in Rome who will meet today with opposition leaders and allies. Thus far in Syria, according to the Irish […]

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The Free Trade Deception – Part Three – Building Blocks of the New World Order?

f you followed the first two parts of this series, you learned that the so called “free trade” agreements are not really about making trade free nor the nations that agree to them. They sidle all of the nations in the agreements with regulatory controls that can hardly be considered a component of “free” trade. […]

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The Free Trade Deception- Part Two (Free? Oh really?)

What does the word free evoke in your mind when you use it. Something for nothing of course but also something unencumbered by external controls or unrestrained. So when they use the word free with the word trade what would you expect that trade to be like? Wouldn’t you expect that the agreements can take […]

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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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Is there a Massive Bank Run in Progress? If So, What Does it Mean?

ome economic followers noted that the FDIC’s temporary unlimited coverage for non-interest bearing transaction accounts was set to expire on December 31st of 2012. The prediction was that this could trigger massive withdrawals from the “Too Big to Fail” (TBGT) banks: Well, it turns out that this prediction was correct. The FDIC unlimited insurance did […]

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More Appointments for the International Financier Cartel from Obama- Kerry and Hagel

nyone who doesn’t get that Obama has been a media constructed fraud from day one is sound asleep. Or perhaps they are completely brain dead. Or simply too intellectually lazy to conduct a little research beyond what they are spoon fed by the bankster owned propaganda machine called the media. If your main source of […]

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Is anybody buying Obama’s line these days?

mean come on now. Either the dude is delusional are we are, but something ain’t fitting here. Obama just warned Congressional Republicans that he will not trade spending cuts for their votes to raise the country’s debt ceiling. Then the man had the gall to call their balking at raising the debt limit which he […]

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