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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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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 […]


Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality

By Against Crony Capitalism May 6, 2016   Lobbyists struggle with Trump reality     Like we said earlier today Washington is going a little bit nuts. (It’s completely nuts already, but nuts in a more clinical way.) Trump is forcing some Republicans to find religion. Other Republicans are girding themselves for the Cleveland convention […]


In 1 Out Of Every 5 American Families, Nobody Has A Job

In 1 Out Of Every 5 American Families, Nobody Has A Job

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 25, 2016   In 1 Out Of Every 5 American Families, Nobody Has A Job     If nobody is working in one out of every five U.S. families, then how in the world can the unemployment rate be close to 5 percent as the Obama administration keeps […]


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 […]

Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 27, 2016   23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed     Did you know that when you take the number of working age Americans that are officially unemployed (8.2 million) and add that number to the number of working age Americans that are […]


Oh What a Tangled Web…

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito March 18, 2016   Oh What a Tangled Web…       Caught in a Web Removed from the world Hanging on by a thread Spinning the lies Devised in my head James LaBrie, John Petrucci The Fed is trapped. The official data on both unemployment and consumer price inflation suggest […]

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The Fed’s Nightmare Scenario

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital February 22, 2016   The Fed’s Nightmare Scenario   Operating under the mistaken belief that a modest dose of inflation is either a prerequisite for, or a by-product of, economic growth, the nation’s top economists have been assuring us for quite some time that inflation will stay very low […]


The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 20, 2016   The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover     The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance […]

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Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy

By Yonathan Amselem Mises.org February 8, 2016   Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy   On January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and make everyone a college graduate. There’s nothing new here, […]


Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements? ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 8, 2016   Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements?   US economics statistics are so screwed up that they do not provide an accurate picture. Consider the latest monthly payroll jobs report. According to the report, in January 151,000 new jobs were created. Where […]

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