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Economics

Karma Never Loses an Address

“Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it. Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim — when he defends himself — as a criminal.” — Frederic Bastiat Even if you have personally experienced …

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Economics

NSA Bugged Powell, Petraeus, Obama, & More

To lighten the load, you may want to play the NSA’s new theme song as you read this next story (appropriately sung by the Police). I said in an earlier post that “projects Stellar Wind and Prism have much more to do with tracking down tax money, making money, and political favors than …

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Economics

Martin Armstrong Gives Government/Banks the Finger

“Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.”  — V for Vendetta A few months ago Martin Armstrong moved his site to Switzerland because he knew the NSA’s potential. After new attempts to hack his server and a physical break-in, he …

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Economics

Now What?

Well, we got more than one dissenter and a whiff of tapering and it looks like we will get the predicted sell-off of around 1000 Dow points. There was also a 7th sighting of the Hindenburg Omen, reinforcing the 25% chance of a market crash, and a 70% chance of a decline …

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Economics

“What Is Bernanke So Afraid Of?”

Rick Santelli’s rant today was maybe his best. Unfortunately, it was all for show, because Rick is too smart not to know the answer.

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Economics

“Trust, but verify.”

The NSA claimed it stopped bombings of the NY Stock Exchange and subway. As I stated in my previous post, where are the arrest and indictments? A terrorist act does not need to be pulled off for it to be a crime. Instead of the media claiming the NSA saved …

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Economics

Pre-Bernanke Assessment

With the Fed’s dog and pony show tomorrow, it might be a good time to asses some fundamentals and technicals to see how markets might react over the next few days. The fear strawman that has been planted over the last few weeks is that the Fed would “taper” (reduce …

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Constitutional Neglect

Government: US Citizens Are Idiots (Have You Forgotten Benghazi Yet?)

Miss Alabama’s response to the question on whether NSA surveillance is an invasion of privacy or a necessity, typifies the thoughts of many and exemplifies the challenges we face as a country. I cannot fault a young person who was educated in a system that removed civics classes many moons ago. …

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Economics

Market Update

What are the markets and technical indicators telling us about the direction of the economy and world stability? We had our sixth Hindenburg Omen signal since May 31st. Those not familiar with this technical indicator can read about it here. It basically measures the instability in the market and when confirmations …

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Constitutional Neglect

Does Congress Support Cloward & Piven?

Many naive souls still give government the benefit of the doubt. They want to believe that if we give the government more data, money, and people; then it will miraculously make them safer, and the waste, fraud, and abuse will somehow become inconsequential. If the following story does not make …

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