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Maybe the VC Were Right …

Maybe the Viet Cong were right. Maybe the United States government is imperialist. Isn’t it time to reject the empire and return to the Republic our Founders gave us? Let’s consider the history of American imperialism and the march toward … Continue reading

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Immigration and Civil War?

… at least 100 million gun owners in the US. DHS has purchased over 2 billion rounds of ammunition and “assault rifles” for personal protection. America is preparing for a civil war, and to deny it is whistling past the … Continue reading

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Preview 2014: Burning Down The House

Paper and digital markets levitate, central banks pull out all the stops of their magical reality-tweaking machine to manipulate everything, accounting fraud pervades public and private enterprise, everything is mis-priced, all official statistics are lies of one kind or another, … Continue reading

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Culture of Ignorance

The kabuki theater that passes for governance in Washington D.C. reveals the profound level of ignorance shrouding this Empire of Debt in its prolonged death throes. Ignorance of facts; ignorance of math; ignorance of history; ignorance of reality; and ignorance … Continue reading

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“Things that can’t go on, go on until they can’t.”

Things that can’t go on, the prophet Herb Stein once observed, go on until they can’t. Criticality eventually bushwhacks credulity. The aggregation of rackets that American life has become is rolling over like a great groaning wounded leviathan and the … Continue reading

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The Covenant

Our forefathers’ worst nightmare has now come upon us. They created a free government, limited in its powers and a servant to the people. But today the United States has become an empire, fast decaying into tyranny; and we their … Continue reading

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End Game?

Some dots to connect: • All fiat currencies eventually fail. • The Federal Reserve currency is the longest lasting fiat currency in history. • The US government has accumulated debt to the point it can realistically never be repaid. • … Continue reading

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Will It Be Peace, or War?

This writer grew up in the sixties right along with the Cold War, the Hippies, Vietnam, anti-war demonstrations, and Rock-n-Roll. I played in a Rock band and wore my hair long. Interestingly, I remained a tried and true Republican throughout … Continue reading

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Division by Fundamentalism

This writer has pointed out previously that part of the problem we have in America is an inability to think critically. Unfortunately, the training to think critically has long since been removed from public education in this country. But if … Continue reading

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Chasing Our Tails?

If we are to be consistent in what we advocate, and I think we’d agree that’s important, we need to stop allowing our knees to jerk on certain hot button topics and think through our position before committing to action. … Continue reading

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Normalcy Bias?

When I critically scrutinize the economic, political, financial, and social landscape at this point in history, I come to the inescapable conclusion that our country and world are headed into the abyss. This is most certainly a minority viewpoint. The … Continue reading

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Will It Be War?

Trillions of dollars of debts will be restructured and millions of financially prudent savers will lose large percentages of their real purchasing power at exactly the wrong time in their lives. Again, the world will not end, but the social … Continue reading

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Recovery? What Recovery?

Data are hard to deal with when your vision is on the wrong side of it. Those wanting to claim there is a recovery underway are having just this problem. These people either have no understanding of economics or they … Continue reading

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Starve the Beast

The Beast has a lot more tentacles than just the government. The system now consists of the government and all aspects of Big Business. Big Agri, Big Pharma, Big Medicine, Big Food, Big Banking and Big Oil, to name a … Continue reading

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Why nearly all state gun control laws being passed today will soon be null and void

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. … God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion; what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers … Continue reading

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