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Bitcoin The Hope Hype and the Space in Between

May 25th, 2013
By James Corbett

When it comes to Bitcoin, this ambivalence of mine has left me particularly on the fence. The debate that has taken place in recent months seems,  to have played out on the far poles of opinion on the matter. All we have heard are arguments between the currency's arde...

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This is what Tyranny Looks Like

May 22nd, 2013
By James Corbett

Tyranny could be optics, are our modern day governments tyrannical? One of the surest signs that you are living in a tyranny is that there is a two-tier system of justice: one for the tyrants and their friends, another for everyone else. Is this so in America?

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The Value of Currency in an Upside Down Universe

In a regular universe a rising currency is a sign that the market values the strength of your economy and the stability of your government. In our upside-down universe, however, a rising currency is merely a sign that you have the nicest looking economy in a rough neighbour...

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11 Reasons Why The Federal Reserve Should Be Abolished

May 15th, 2013
By Michael Snyder

If the American people truly understood how the Federal Reserve system works and what it has done to us, they would be screaming for it to be abolished immediately.

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Game Changer

May 11th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Since the dawn of the 1900's, the deluge of life changing events has been overwhelming... not long ago a technology morphed into something that while not completely a "stand alone" concept, is a game changer. I'm speaking about 3D printing and boy is it about to shake up ...

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20 Signs The Next Great Economic Depression Has Started In Europe

May 8th, 2013
By Michael Snyder

Both Greece and Spain already have levels of unemployment that are greater than anything the U.S. experienced during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Pay close attention to what is happening over there, because it is coming here too. You see, the truth is that Europe is a...

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Illusions and Delusions

May 4th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Bernanke was appointed to head the biggest strongest central bank on earth, because of the fact we were going to go into a depression. Since that day, his approach to the problem was to print money. His approach to any problem is to print money. He's printed more of it than...

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The Other Planet

May 1st, 2013
By Bob Rinear

So how does the paranormal relate to the markets? Because up is down. Bad is good. Worse is better. Everywhere we look we see disconnects that simply boggle the mind. For instance last week we got the durable goods report. It was horrid. We saw the Richmond Fed Report hit a...

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What Next After The Recent Attack On Gold

April 27th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Well there you have it. Do you think that if Japan is going to spend 35 BILLION dollars on stocks; that stocks just might go up?? Do you suppose that in looking for return, the Swiss National Bank might have taken some of that "10% of entire reserves" and bought dividend pa...

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The War On Terror Is Over. America Lost.

April 24th, 2013
By James Corbett

 If terrorism is the use of violence to further political ends, then the real terrorists by definition are the ones who are ramping up the fear after each and every incident in order to shape the public's perception. Has some shadowy group of scary bearded men with tur...

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What Was Going On While You Were Sleeping

April 20th, 2013
By James Corbett

CISPA Passed, which will give the government power to spy on your internet communiacations, US troops on the ground in the middle east, 10b arms deal to Israel, Saudis, UAE, Afghan opium up, more issues at Fukushima, Reuters goofed on Soros obituary.

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Attacks on Both Gold and Boston

April 17th, 2013
By James Corbett

Goldman posted a $2.2 billion first quarter profit on Tuesday, though, so they continue to laugh all the way to...themselves, I suppose.  The attack on gold appears to be a coordinated raid that began with the dumping of 500 tons of naked shorts on the m...

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Winds Of Digital Change

April 13th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Something that bears close inspection however is that the speed of our innovation has not just doubled or tripled in the last hundred years, it has gone parabolic. There's another technological innovation that we're living through that is going to affect all of our lives in...

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What Better Time Than Now for Public Banking

April 10th, 2013
By Stephen Lendman

Force-fed austerity is policy. Banks accounts no longer are safe. Nor are public pensions. Insiders get advance word and flee. While the Fed fiddles, Congress burns. Fiscal collapse will play out incrementally, like a Greek/Cypriot tragedy, in carefully choreographed crises ...

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Pay Attention Because This is The Real Deal

By now you are all familiar with Cyprus. Even if you don't understand global economics, the European Union, the concept of fractional banking, etc.... you have heard that because of too many bad bank debts, Cyprus has folded like a cheap camera. Our lives are completely bui...

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Central Banks Controlling the world since 1694

What does it mean to “control money” in a general sense? Wouldn't that be like 'controlling sand' or 'controlling the waves of the ocean'?  This is precisely where our generally accepted understanding of money breaks against the cold hard shores of reality. ...

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The Risk of Money Being Confiscated

March 27th, 2013
By Bob Rinear

Do you see now why I've been preaching that you should own physical gold and silver coins?  Cyprus was the empirical evidence that I needed to prove my point. See, if one day you woke up and turned on the news to find out that all 401K's and IRA's were on holiday for a we...

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What Will Happen in Durban

March 23rd, 2013
By James Corbett

Although the BRICS are a rapidly rising force on the world stage, they started off as inauspiciously as any international political organization can: as an idea in a white paper from Goldman Sachs. In June of last year, when the fall of the Euro was still acceptable dinner ...

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The Latest Hairbrained Scheme of Eurocrats

March 20th, 2013
By James Corbett

Cyprus about to sink, no vote yet on the Cyprus levy deal, failures have sparked protests against any deal, Europeans rushing back to gold, threats on senior bond holders, bank debt is getting more expensive to insure.

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A Pope Silent on Atrocities

March 16th, 2013
By James Corbett

We find out something about the new Pope and Operation Condor, in his home country of Argentina, China hands over power to a new leader, the worlds largest oil importer, economic breakthroughs, bad news in Afghanistan, suicide bombings and massive drug busts.

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Government The God That Has Failed

March 13th, 2013
By Alfred Adask

Is Obama telling the truth or crying wolf? Sequestering will reduce spending by 3%. Given the fragile state of our economy, I’d speculate that an early end to “sequestration” might also coincide with the official beginning of hyper-inflation....

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