Tag: US Economy

Jan 02

The Keynesian Recovery Meme Is About To Get Mugged, Part 2

From David Stockmans Contra Corner Our point yesterday was that the Fed and its Wall Street fellow travelers are about to get mugged by the oncoming battering rams of global deflation and domestic recession. When the bust comes, these foolish Keynesian proponents of everything is awesome will be caught like deer in the headlights. That’s because they view the world …

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Jun 24

Alexis Tsipras—-Angel Of Mercy Or “Trusty” Of The Central Bankers’ Debt Prison?

Greece, Europe and the world are being crucified on a cross of Keynesian central banking. The latter’s two-decade long deluge of money printing and ZIRP has generated a fantastic worldwide financial bubble, and one which has accrued to just a tiny slice of mankind. That much is blindingly evident, but there’s more and it’s worse. The present replay of high noon on Greece’s impossible mountain …

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May 27

NEO-FEUDAL USA: THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY

In neo-feudal America, the financial aristocracy and political elite are judged under a different set of laws By Gerald Celente Neither a conspiracy nor conjecture: By every quantitative measure, 21st century America has degenerated from being the beacon of democracy to a neo-feudal state. From crime and punishment to the vast wealth and income-inequality gap, …

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May 25

Ron Paul: The Case For Truly ‘Free’ Trade

Submitted by Ron Paul via The Mises Institute, With recent DC politicking on both the Export-Import Bank and the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we revisit Ron Paul’s 1981 essay “The Case for Free Trade” which explains the basics of truly free trade:   Although we think of ourselves as a free-trading nation, it takes more than 700 pages …

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May 18

TPP: The dirtiest deal you’ve never heard of

  “The Dirtiest Deal You’ve Never Heard Of”: Obama’s “free trade” agreement will impact every aspect of your life. Here’s why… Crony Capitalism at its Most Fascist: While senators are having trouble making sense of it, corporate interests are passing it around like a Youtube video on Facebook… Big Agriculture’s Big Power Grab? The “Big Three” could end …

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May 15

‘WE THE PEOPLE’ NEED TO CIRCLE THE WAGONS: THE GOVERNMENT IS ON THE WARPATH

How many Americans have actually bothered to read the Constitution? John W. Whitehead (Rutherford Institute) “The government is merely a servant―merely a temporary servant; it cannot be its prerogative to determine what is right and what is wrong, and decide who is a patriot and who isn’t. Its function is to obey orders, not originate …

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May 14

America’s Achilles’ Heel

Dmitry Orlov Last Saturday, a massive Victory Parade was held in Moscow commemorating the 70-year anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to the Red Army and the erection of the Soviet flag atop the Reichstag in Berlin. There were a few unusual aspects to this parade, which I would like to point out, because …

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May 08

When the Elites Wage War on America, This Is How They Will Do It

The consequences and patterns of war, whether by one nation against another or by a government against the citizenry, rarely change. However, the methods of war have evolved vastly in modern times. Wars by elites against populations are often so subtle that many people might not even recognize that they are under attack until it …

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May 07

TPP Treaty May Not Have the Votes to Pass

The Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty that is being pushed by President Obama, is alarming to say the least. The free trade agreement, which would include at least a dozen nations, has been drafted in secret and largely written for the benefit of global corporations. The fact that our government could establish any treaty in secret is …

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May 06

Our Financial Future: Infinite Greed Meets a Funny Thing Called Karma

All those angered by the mere question of the viability of this predatory pillaging in the name of capitalism are incapable of even admitting this cultural crisis exists. Somewhere along the line, we lost the ability to distinguish between earning a profit and maximizing private gain by any means, i.e. Infinite Greed. If you insist …

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