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The Real Existential Threats of 2016

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 18, 2016   The Real Existential Threats of 2016     On Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year 2016, the national debt is projected to reach $19.3 trillion. With spending on the four biggest budget items – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, defense – rising, and GDP growing […]

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Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell February 10, 2016   Obama’s $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America’s Looming Collapse     Republicans have spent the entire Obama presidency engaging in acts of disrespect against this president, and the office that he has been twice elected to by a majority of the voters. […]

Obama's $4.1 Trillion Budget Is Latest Sign of America's Looming Collapse

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By One Measure, 95.46 Million Are Dependent on the Federal Government

By Patrick Tyrrell The Daily Signal December 21, 2015   By One Measure, 95.46 Million Are Dependent on the Federal Government     How many people are dependent on the federal government? That’s a hard nut to crack. Counting people who rely on the government to sustain their lifestyles is more complicated than simply counting […]


The Real Issues You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates This Election Year

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 4, 2015   The Real Issues You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates This Election Year   “Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.”—Gore Vidal The countdown has begun. We now have less […]

A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates

We Might As Well Face It – America Is Addicted To Debt

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog June 15, 2015   We Might As Well Face It – America Is Addicted To Debt     Corporations, individuals and the federal government continue to rack up debt at a rate that is far faster than the overall rate of economic growth.  We are literally drowning in red […]

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Guess How Many Nations In The World Do Not Have A Central Bank?

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog June 8, 2015   Guess How Many Nations In The World Do Not Have A Central Bank?     Central banking has truly taken over the entire planet.  At this point, the only major nation on the globe that does not have a central bank is North Korea.  Yes, […]


It Is Mathematically Impossible To Pay Off All Of Our Debt

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 24, 2015   It Is Mathematically Impossible To Pay Off All Of Our Debt   Did you know that if you took every single penny away from everyone in the United States that it still would not be enough to pay off the national debt?  Today, the debt […]

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$5,000 Silver? The Mathematics of a Potential Price Surge

By Bill Holter Global Research April 17, 2015   $5,000 Silver? The Mathematics of a Potential Price Surge     A catchy title this “$5,000 Silver?” don’t you think?  Am I crazy?  Is this even possible?  In who’s lifetime? Ours or our great, great grandchildren long after we are dead and buried?  The best way […]