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Central Banks Are Choking Productivity

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 14, 2016   If the Economy were a car, productivity would be the engine. Heated seats, on-demand 4-wheel drive and light-sensitive tinted windshields, are all very nice. But they mean little if the engine doesn’t turn and the car just sits in the driveway. The latest productivity data […]

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Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams April 16, 2016   Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying In-Q-Tel reportedly investing in firms that monitor, collect, and analyze social media activities on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram     Reflecting the CIA’s “increasing focus on monitoring social media,” the spy agency’s venture capital […]

Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying

Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?

Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 7, 2016   Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?     The $1 Trillion Short Underlying Stocks’ Spring … Short interest reaches highest level since 2008 despite gains … Level is contrarian bullish, sets up powerful rally, says BofA … A funny thing has […]


Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell March 29, 2016   Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles     Tony Blair [in the Sunday Times]: Britain and its western allies must be prepared to send ground troops to “crush” Islamic State forces or risk a terror attack in Europe of […]

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Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term

By Gary Galles Mises.org August 5, 2015   Politicians Seek Short-Term Advantages by Lecturing Capitalists about the Long Term Hillary Clinton’s latest campaign salvo attacked “quarterly capitalism,” the supposedly irresponsible corporate focus on short-term results at the expense of long-term growth. She promised government fixes. Short-Termism, Share Prices, and Incentives Is there too much short-termism […]


Why the Feds Won’t Confiscate Your Retirement Plan… But They Will Do This

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Mark Nestmann Nestman.com Why the Feds Won’t Confiscate Your Retirement Plan… But They Will Do This   Over the last few weeks, I’ve had close to 30 consultations with Nestmann Group clients. And one of their top concerns is that Barack Obama or some future US president will find a way to […]

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Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN

  Black Budget Spending with CAFR Expert WALTER BURIEN     Produced by NextNewsNetwork Published on Mar 6, 2014 Every year, the Federal Government spends trillions of dollars. Budgets of states, counties and cities also put out vast sums of money for goods and services. Official agencies are required to document their spending, so these […]

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Whistleblower Explains How Banks Gamble With Customer Funds

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism Whistleblower Explains How Banks Gamble With Customer Funds   Cathy Scharf, former compliance officer, spoke at the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS) conference in Nevada; explaining how SunFirst Bank (SFB), a Utah bank, she worked for was “illegally processed at least $200 million for the offshore gambling […]


Let Banks Fail 2

Thanks to @Snarky_Basterd Published on Nov 11, 2012 by LibertyAus Government intervention – not the rigours of the free market – is the cause of financial mayhem. Chris Leithner speaking at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas (http://fodi.sydneyoperahouse.com/) on Letting Banks Fail, and in particular how Central Banks already have. Whereby government intervention – not the […]


Legalized Plunder Of America

Source: http://rtr.org “Legalized Plunder of the American People” – G. Edward Griffin Published on Oct 2, 2012 by CaseyResearchFAN To order the complete audio set from the Navigating the Politicized Economy Summit, available in CD and MP3 format, http://bit.ly/2012FallSummit G. Edward Griffin discusses the Federal Reserve and it’s role in the declining economy at the […]


Charting the Cozy Connections between JP Morgan and the Senate Banking Committee

Source: http://www.propublica.org By Cora Currier ProPublica, June 13, 2012 This morning, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan Chase, faced a Senate hearing over more than $2 billion in bank losses caused by risky hedges that blew up. Dimon said that the hedges—investments meant to protect the bank—had grown into “complex and hard-to manage risks.” […]


The End Of The Affair

Source: http://www.tnr.com By Timothy Noah Jon Corzine’s testimony before the House agriculture committee may mark the definitive end to the Democratic party’s love affair with Wall Street. Once upon a time, Wall Street bankers were Republicans. Not terribly ideological, they preferred whenever possible a minimum of taxation, regulation, and government in general, but they didn’t […]