Monthly Archives: November 2011

Think Twice about Coke in White Cans

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Coke has launched a campaign to save the polar bears. They obviously did not get the memo that polar bears are not cuddly teddy bears but the largest land predator in the world. The polar bear is listed as a … Continue reading

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Egan-Jones Cuts Italy To Double-B From Double-B-Plus

Egan-Jones Ratings Co. cut the sovereign debt rating of Italy to double-B from double-B-plus, the company confirmed Monday. The downgrade came as Italian bond yields have soared in recent weeks, which could have long-term repercussions on the country’s ability to … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Housing Markets

The following articles tell a tale of two housing markets. Reuters is reporting good news as new homes sales rose 1.3% in October. The report speculates that this can be seen as a bottoming out of the housing market. The … Continue reading

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The Markets Are Leading the Way

As the European markets are up a minimum of 3% today based on rumors that the IMF is preparing to bail out the European Union, Moody’s has just issued a warning concerning the EU’s continued debt crisis. Also at this … Continue reading

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Saboteurs blow up Egypt gas pipeline to Israel in Sinai

Saboteurs blew up Egypt’s gas pipeline to Jordan and Israel on Monday, witnesses and security sources said, a few hours before the country holds its first free election since president Hosni Mubarak was toppled in February. The explosion was set off west of El-Arish … Continue reading

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Markets pricing in endgame for the euro, warns UBS

Markets are “pricing in the endgame” for the euro as the situation moves faster than politicians can act, UBS has warned ahead of a key meeting between eurozone leaders and US President Barack Obama. Mr Obama is hosting this year’s … Continue reading

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The Dominoes Are Falling

The following articles have been written in the past week: Standard & Poor’s Lowers Belgium’s Credit Rating The Standard & Poor’s credit rating agency has lowered Belgium’s long-term credit rating from AA+ to AA- with a negative outlook. S&P said … Continue reading

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Wearing My “Tinfoil Hat” Today …

There is sufficient ambiguity in the text of Senate Bill 1867 (relevant section pasted below) to raise the hairs on the back of my neck and cause me to double-check the condition of my pistol. If I read these sections with … Continue reading

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FoxNews Got It Wrong

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Foxnews’ article about the number of ham radio licenses being at an all-time high missed the real point. The article’s premise is that the new record licenses show an increase of people participating in  this “hobby”. The real reason people … Continue reading

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Buy Gold and Go Long

I wrote an article in September about the probability of another government confiscation of gold in the future. As outlined previously, the government is capable of making gold (and silver) illegal but the cost to confiscate gold on a personal … Continue reading

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Agenda-Grinding America Down

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Curtis Bowers Friday night, December 2, 7:00 pm. Grass Roots Cafe Horse Shoe, NC. The Grass Roots is located by the railroad tracks, next to Horse Shoe Hardware. Plenty of parking and great food. On short notice, we have the … Continue reading

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OUR FAITHLESS LEADER

President Obama offered a few remarks for Thanksgiving, noting the many ways that Americans have come together.  He highlighted the community mindset of those who volunteer in soup kitchens and praised our men and women in military uniform.  In fact, his weekly … Continue reading

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A Continuing Effort to Turn Words Into Actions …

Republicans complain about Democrat policies, and then do little of value to dismantle government when they are in control of public office. Tea Party members complain about Republican hypocrisy, and yet they do not turn out in numbers to repel the “Occupiers” who … Continue reading

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Is Nothing Sacred?

Jimmy Kimmel has done an excellent job with this remix of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving: Illegal immigration is one of the top issues of the 2012 election campaign. If the 20 million (or more) illegal aliens are naturalized and allowed to … Continue reading

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Occupy Raleigh Attacks Our Nation’s Christian Foundation

I have sworn upon the alter of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.   Thomas Jefferson in a letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush, Sept. 23, 1800 The following twenty “quotes” were a response to … Continue reading

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