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The Arrogant Elite

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com June 8, 2016   The Arrogant Elite     A basic economic premise holds that when the price of something rises, people seek to economize on its use. They seek substitutes for that which has risen in price. Recent years have seen proposals for an increase in the federal minimum […]

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The Keynesians Stole The Jobs

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 7, 2016 The Keynesians Stole The Jobs   Late last week the markets were shocked by a surprisingly bad May jobs report – the worst monthly report in nearly six years. The experts expected the US economy to add 160,000 jobs in May, but it turns out only […]

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Employment Lies ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 3, 2016   Employment Lies     June 3, 2016. Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the US economy only created 38,000 new jobs in May and revised down by 59,000 jobs the previously reported gains in March and April. Yet the BLS reported […]

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Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

April Fools in March

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital April 4, 2016   April Fools in March   It may be almost impossible to underestimate the gullibility of professional Fed watchers. At least Lucy van Pelt needed to place an actual football on the ground to fool poor Charlie Brown. But in today’s high stakes game of Federal […]


Jobs Report Blues

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 4, 2016   Jobs Report Blues   On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that there were 215,000 new jobs in March. John Williams of ShadowStats.com reports that these “new jobs” result from the the Birth-Death model that “artificially inflates headline month-to-month payroll gains with […]

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Economics: It's Simpler Than You Think

Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think

By David Gordon Mises.org March 31, 2016   Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think   [David Gordon reviews John Tamny’s new book, Popular Economics. This article first appeared in the March–April issue of The Austrian.] In the view of John Tamny — an editor at Forbes andRealClearMarkets — economics as it is usually studied and taught in […]


Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org March 28, 2016   Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer   In response to recent claims by the Obama administration and others that “millions of jobs” have recently been created, I examined the data here at mises.org to see if the claims were true. It turns out that job growth since […]

Job Growth Doesn’t Mean We’re Getting Richer

Premier promises a painless upheaval

Chinese Premier promises a painless upheaval

By Sasa Petricic CBC News March 19, 2016 11:36 AM ET   Premier promises a painless upheaval ‘We must eat,’ protesting workers chant as zombie industries cut pay, begin layoffs     The protests started slowly and gathered steam. A hundred irate coal miners at the railway station, several hundred in front of government offices […]


Peddling Fiction, Ignoring Fact

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital March 8, 2016   Peddling Fiction, Ignoring Fact   In his seventh, and final, State of the Union address this January, President Obama, clearly looking to bolster his legacy as the president who vanquished the Great Recession, boldly asserted that “Anyone claiming that America’s economy is in decline is peddling fiction.”  Unfortunately […]

Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

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Another Phony Jobs Report

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org March 7, 2016   Another Phony Jobs Report And if true it is damning The monthly payroll jobs reports have become a bad joke. No growth in real retail sales, but 55,000 retail trade new jobs in February. No growth in real consumer income, but 40,000 more waitresses […]