economy


Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 8, 2017   Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales     The retail sector has been stagnant and most people are blaming AMAZON. A closer look is really required rather than the typical superficial analysis. Today, online sales represent only 8.5% of […]

Obamacare is Officially Destroying the Economy & Has Reached 60% of total Retail Sales

Here's the True Definition of a Recession

Here’s the True Definition of a Recession

By Frank Shostak Mises Institute July 24, 2017   Here’s the True Definition of a Recession — It’s Not About GDP   According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the institution that dates the peaks and troughs of the business cycles, A recession is a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting […]


Our Disneyland Economy

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog July 17, 2017   Our Disneyland Economy     Disneyland is known as a place “where dreams come true” and where every story always has a happy ending.  But there is going to be no happy ending for the U.S. economy.  Wishful thinking has resulted in one of the greatest stock […]

Our Disneyland Economy

The High Cost of "Free" College

The High Cost of “Free” College

By Nathan Keeble Mises Institute July 14, 2017   The High Cost of “Free” College   Tennessee Promise, and now Tennessee Reconnect, are the first programs of their kind in the United States. Through these programs designed by now gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd, the state will pay tuition for all that seek an associates degree […]


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Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 12, 2017   Janet Yellen: False Prophet of Prosperity   Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently predicted that, thanks to the regulations implemented after the 2008 market meltdown, America would not experience another economic crisis “in our lifetimes.” Yellen’s statement should send shivers down our spines, as there are […]


The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression

By Mark Thornton Mises Institute Julyy 11, 2017   The Bernanke-Yellen Bubble-Depression   In a recent article I advocated for a new way of naming business cycles. The new approach emphasizes the cause rather than the effect. So instead of the “housing bubble” and “financial crisis,” we should refer to the Greenspan-Bernanke Crisis. Here we will turn our […]

They used these policies to paper over the problem with hopes to come out with a normal economy at the end of the process.

Ever more official lies from the US government

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 11, 2017   Ever more official lies from the US government   The false reality constructed for Americans parallels perfectly the false reality constructed by Big Brother in George Orwells’ dystopian novel 1984. Consider the constant morphing of “the Muslim threat” from al-Qaeda to the Taliban, to […]

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Rand Paul Teaches Reporter How Capitalism Works | Obamacare

Rand Paul Teaches Reporter How Capitalism Works | Obamacare (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism June 28, 2017   Rand Paul Teaches Reporter How Capitalism Works | Obamacare     Man. We need some more Rands in the Senate. Kill that “stabilization” fund Senator. (Bailout.) And group insurance is absolutely key. Vital. I say this as an old insurance underwriter. Copyright © 2017 Against Crony Capitalism. Reprinted with permission […]


Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

By Against Crony Capitalism June 21, 2017   Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois     Sounds like a case of the “Detroits.” Actually many cases of the Detroits. The government is too big in these states. There are too many state employees. These employees want unrealistic pensions. (What’s a pension?) They lived like […]

Don’t Bail Out Failing States Like Illinois

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism June 20, 2017   The Dow has rallied 3000 POINTS since Donald Trump was elected, Media silent     People seem confused by this rally. Really a rally on top of a Fed induced (to a very large extent) bull market extending back many years. How can this be, […]


The Myth of Infrastructure Spending

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute June 14, 2017   The Myth of Infrastructure Spending   Trump’s $1-trillion infrastructure spending plan continues to be one of his less controversial proposed policies. In Washington, and even among many in the general public, there is a consensus that government spending on more roads and bridges is always necessarily a […]

The Myth of Infrastructure Spending