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GDP Accounting Method Changes To Grow Economy Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US? The Last Shows of Judge Napolitano and Glenn Beck: Government And The Federal Reserve Ron Paul Debates Ben Bernanke About Inflation Conservative Highlights From the Arizona GOP Debate Greece Loses Sovereignty – Police Union Threatens With Arrest Warrants
 
GDP Accounting Method Changes To Grow Economy

GDP Accounting Method Changes To Grow Economy

Starting in July the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will recalculate U.S. Economic GDP data to include film royalties and spending on research and development. These changes are coming at a convenient time as the U.S. bubble economy is showing signs of once again having reached a point of no further growth, despite all the [...]

GDP Accounting Method Changes To Grow Economy
Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US?

Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US?

There is a big misconception in the United States and around the world that the Economy of the United States is free market capitalist. To believe that the United States has a free market economy is utterly naive and ignorant of economic facts. The interest rates are not a result of demand, supply, and risk [...]

Is The Economy Of China More Free And Capitalist Than That Of US?
The Last Shows of Judge Napolitano and Glenn Beck: Government And The Federal Reserve

The Last Shows of Judge Napolitano and Glenn Beck: Government And The Federal Reserve

Within the last twelve months, Fox News ended the relationship with two of its political television show hosts. Last year Fox and Glenn Beck parted ways and earlier this month Judge Napolitano and his Freedom Watch show were cancelled by Fox. The Business Insider reported on February 13: “It was announced earlier in the week [...]

The Last Shows of Judge Napolitano and Glenn Beck: Government And The Federal Reserve
Ron Paul Debates Ben Bernanke About Inflation

Ron Paul Debates Ben Bernanke About Inflation

Ron Paul, who is one of four remaining GOP candidates running for President, has returned to Washington D.C. to address Ben Bernanke of the Federal Reserve System. Inflation, budgets, deficits, and the US Dollar currency were topics discussed at the hearing of the House Financial Services Committee. Ron Paul consistently criticized the anti-free market US Financial and Monetary system [...]

Ron Paul Debates Ben Bernanke About Inflation
Conservative Highlights From the Arizona GOP Debate

Conservative Highlights From the Arizona GOP Debate

The Republicans have debated once again. Among all Republican candidates who are running for the Republican Nomination to face President Obama in the upcoming elections, there is only one who stands out as a true fiscal conservative. There is only one nominee who has a track record of voting consistently against the growth and spending [...]

Conservative Highlights From the Arizona GOP Debate
Greece Loses Sovereignty – Police Union Threatens With Arrest Warrants

Greece Loses Sovereignty – Police Union Threatens With Arrest Warrants

The largest police union in Greece has threatened to issue arrest warrants for officials of EU Nations and those of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The police union threatened to issue those arrest warrants as much of the population is at unrest due to the very unpopular austerity measures that the IMF and officials of [...]

Greece Loses Sovereignty – Police Union Threatens With Arrest Warrants
How To Hedge Physical Silver And Gold Positions

How To Hedge Physical Silver And Gold Positions

23 August 2011

There are many people who are worried about the status of the US Dollar and inflation. Since the inception of the Federal Reserve System in 1913 the US Dollar has experienced a continuous depreciation as the Central Bank debases the currency. Those who protected their savings through strategic purchases of gold and silver benefited from the bull market in [...]

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Best Economic Policy: Allow Real Estate To Correct

Best Economic Policy: Allow Real Estate To Correct

22 August 2011

US Economic Policy has always been to artificially increase prices in an attempt to avoid dealing with the consequences of economic recessions. Both the US Government and the quasi-private Federal Reserve have done so with their anti-free market interventionist policies. For many decades now the economic growth of the US has been dependent on Government [...]

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GM – The Company That Should Have Failed Now Refuses Chevy Impala Repair

GM – The Company That Should Have Failed Now Refuses Chevy Impala Repair

21 August 2011

In December 2008 President Bush announced the bailout of General Motors. The Republican President made it clear that he does not understand the importance of free markets as he stated it was important to intervene and prevent a failure of the US auto maker. President Bush claimed that “Chapter 11 is unlikely to work for [...]

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California Unemployment Rates

California Unemployment Rates

19 August 2011

California was at the epitome of the Real Estate bubble, with an artificial economy booming during the years of appreciating home values fueled by the artificial low interest rates policy of the Federal Reserve and the Government loan guarantees that consistently were raised with the anti-free market support of both Democrats and Republicans. When the [...]

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How To Lose A Customer In the Ratings Business: S&P Downgrades Los Angeles

How To Lose A Customer In the Ratings Business: S&P Downgrades Los Angeles

18 August 2011

The investment ratings business is like any other. You please your customer and treat them like a king or else you’ll lose them to your competition. Why would it be any different for a rating agency? It isn’t, which answers the question as to why S&P, Moody’s, Fitch, and other analysts missed the top of [...]

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Vice President Biden To Sweet Talk Chinese

Vice President Biden To Sweet Talk Chinese

18 August 2011

At first it was Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, then President Obama, then Geithner followed up with with a second trip to China, then the United States sent Hilary Clinton to reassure the Chinese that the United States is a safe economic investment. All this hypocritical talk about the US taking care of its spending problem [...]

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When Did the US Get Off The Gold Standard?

When Did the US Get Off The Gold Standard?

15 August 2011

40 years ago today, on August 15, 1971 President Nixon officially took the United States off the Gold Standard. In his speech, President Nixon claimed to have asked Treasury Secretary John Connally to defend the US Dollar by closing the convertibility of the dollar into gold. According to President Nixon this was done to protect [...]

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Ron Paul Iowa GOP Debate Highlights

Ron Paul Iowa GOP Debate Highlights

12 August 2011

Ron Paul, long time Congressman from Texas is running his third Presidential Campaign. Ron Paul is a free market proponent and the only Congressman in Washington DC who forecasted the Housing Bubble. Ron Paul blames the big government anti-free market policies of the government and the Federal Reserve for having created an environment in which our [...]

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Bernanke’s Newest Trick: QE3 Incognito?

Bernanke’s Newest Trick: QE3 Incognito?

09 August 2011

With the markets in a steep downturn since the US credit downgrade announcement by S&P, many traders and investors carefully listened to the FOMC meeting in anticipation of an announcement that the Federal Reserve would interfere in the markets through credit injection. Bernanke didn’t confirm the much anticipated next round of Quantitative Easing. Instead the [...]

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The Politics Of The Rating Agency System

The Politics Of The Rating Agency System

09 August 2011

Only the naive and financially ignorant would rely on a credit rating from a company without performing their own due diligence. Yet many people rely on analyst upgrades, downgrades, and ratings, even fund managers that are in charge of billion dollar portfolios. Politics is at the root of most business decisions and it comes to no surprise that US [...]

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