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The Cashless Society Is Being Proposed Again

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Our ruling class would like a cashless society because it would enhance their own advantages. Keep a close watch on this idea of doing away with cash. The more The-Powers-That-Be discuss it openly, the greater the impending danger to your

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End the Federal Reserve; Stop the Widening Income Gap

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If we want to stop the income gap from growing, we need to stop the Federal Reserve. A massive “Amen!” to this essay, published at Mises Canada! During the years of the Roman Republic, Cato the Elder ended every speech

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"Patiently" Killing Capitalism in America

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Wednesday morning I checked the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and it was down just over triple digits. It stayed underwater all the way through lunch too. Then, miraculously, about 1:30 pm, it took off like a rocket, swinging 350 pts

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National Economy Run by an Unelected Committee?

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What kind of democracy is supposed to have a national economy completely at the mercy of an unelected committee? Last night, this story at Bloomberg.com was featured in the Drudge Report, under the headline “Confusion,” with a pretty unflattering picture

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Is It Wrong to Want to Audit the Fed?

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Audit the Fed because it is the least we should do. It would be better to annihilate it. Personally, I strongly believe the Federal Reserve should be shut down. Period. But if we’re going to have it, a little oversight

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Politicians Have No Skill or Honor to Manage the Economy

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Asking the state to manage the economy through central Banking is a case study in what happens when the fox guards the henhouse. Why is the euro destined to fail, and why will the dollar and United States financial system

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The New Republic Is Afraid of Rand Paul

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Rand Paul attracts his own economic attack piece in the New Republic. He is obviously a viable candidate. We have already noted that Rand Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill seems to have a chance to succeed, because it is now

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Elizabeth Warren Sides with the Banks Again

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Has Elizabeth Warren ever really found a bank she doesn’t love? I know she talks loudly against the banks, but so far she has had two real opportunities to oppose a bank and make it accountable. These were not “private”

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Federal Reserve Admits Rand Paul a Threat

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The Federal Reserve is now “firing back” at Rand Paul. Good for him! When you’re taking serious flak, you know you’re over the target. And The Hill reports that Rand Paul must be aiming right at the Federal Reserve: “Fed

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Wake Up and Smell the Manipulated Economy!

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The manipulated economy won’t end until we decide we don’t want to be manipulated anymore! Freedom means being able to spend your time however you wish. Unfortunately that also means many will waste their lives on worthless pursuits, and stop

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The President’s Speech and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

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The President should have given a eulogy for the entrepreneurial spirit the government is driving out of this country. Here are numbers you definitely did not hear mentioned during Barack Obama’s “State of the Nation” blathering. Allow me to make

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Swiss Franc Decoupled Euro; Screams Ensue

By ending the practice of pegging the Swiss franc to the Euro, the Swiss National Bank have enraged our financial elites. The New York Sun published a nice succinct editorial on Friday about the Swiss National Bank’s decision to de-peg

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