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IRS Roguery is Not a New Development

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-31
Tax Attorney and tax blogger Kelly Phillips-Erb said that an IRS agent hung up on her the other day in IRS Gone Bad: Are Things About to Get Worse? Over the years, I’ve represented a lot of clients. I’ve listened to hours and hours of IRS hold music.

Great Myths of the Great Depression

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-31
Great Myths of the Great Depression

Jack Burkman on Obama’s campaign

The Drone War Coming to a Town Near You?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-31
The Drone War Coming to a Town Near You?

Lew Rockwell on the police state

Silver Will Eventually Go Through 50 USD

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-31
We are going to eventually go through $50 (on silver), so buy it now. - in Beacon EquityETF: IShares Silver ETF (SLV)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How

Welfare For Millionaires

2011-10-31
I'm offended when politicians talk about raising taxes, because the government already wastes so much taxpayer money. It's obscene. The pols treat the taxpayers like their own personal ATM. It has to stop. If anyone in this country needs a union

Welfare For Millionaires

2011-10-31
I'm offended when politicians talk about raising taxes, because the government already wastes so much taxpayer money. It's obscene. The pols treat the taxpayers like their own personal ATM. It has to stop. If anyone in this country needs a union

Fair Share Update: Top 1% Pays More Income Tax than the Bottom 90%

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-31
David Logan of Tax Policy Blog writes in The Income Tax Burden of the Top 1%:  A Geographical Perspective: In 2009, the top 1 percent of taxpayers—1,379,822 of them—paid more than the bottom 90% combined.  Geographically, this is equivalent to a c

Monday Open Thread: Halloween Edition

Big Government 2011-10-31
Boo!

Greek Bailout Delays the Inevitable

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-10-31
The European Union's bailout of Greece will only delay the inevitable because it doesn't get to the root of the problem -- Greece's welfare state, along with the fierce refusal of the Greek citizenry to abandon the welfare-state way of life....

The Regulation We Want Is The Market

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-31

The Air Has Been Let Out Of The Balloon

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-31
Do you hear that sound?  It is the sound of Europe being hit with a cold dose of financial reality.  The air has been let out of the balloon, and investors all over the world are realizing that absolutely nothing has been solved in Europe.  The solutio

The Air Has Been Let Out Of The Balloon

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-31
Do you hear that sound?  It is the sound of Europe being hit with a cold dose of financial reality.  The air has been let out of the balloon, and investors all over the world are realizing that absolutely nothing has been solved in Europe.  The solutio

Some Truth About Income Inequality

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-31
Courtesy of Paul Caron, here is a must-watch interview of New York University Law School Professor Richard Epstein: Richard Epstein: The Income Inequality Myth Watch Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side? on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. The D

Chris Corporatist Collins on WBEN Today

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-30
Chris Collins went on WBEN today to boast about his support for corporate welfare and Obama’s stimulus bill. And he just loves to work with the worst agency in WNY, the NFTA. The man has never attended a tea party event to the best of my knowledge a

The Declaration and Constitution with Larry Arnn

Big Government 2011-10-30
The Declaration and the Constitution have been thrown out the window by the Obama Administration. There’s no doubt that these are two of the most impressive and influential documents in history.  The founding fathers of our country provided a framework

Civil Liberties Group Sues City over Property Rights of Minnesotan Serving In Afghanistan

Big Government 2011-10-30
The Minnesota chapter of a national civil liberties legal group is going to court to fight for the property rights of a Winona man who’s got other battles on his hands:  He’s currently serving as a U.S. advisor in war-torn Afghanistan. The Institut

America should listen to Paul Ryan

Star Parker 2011-10-30
Last week, one of the Republican Party's young stars, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc), spoke at the Heritage Foundation and gave forth his vision of America and what we need to do today to restore our vitality. Listening...

Let Them Eat Cake: 10 Examples Of How The Elite Are Savagely Mocking The Poor

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-30
There is absolutely nothing wrong with working hard and making a lot of money, but there is something wrong with being completely arrogant and smug about it.  Today, many among the elite are savagely mocking the poor, and that is a huge mistake.  You sh

Let Them Eat Cake: 10 Examples Of How The Elite Are Savagely Mocking The Poor

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-30
There is absolutely nothing wrong with working hard and making a lot of money, but there is something wrong with being completely arrogant and smug about it.  Today, many among the elite are savagely mocking the poor, and that is a huge mistake.  You sh

Police Arrest 30 at #OccupyPortland

Big Government 2011-10-30
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -Police arrested about 30 anti-Wall Street protesters in Portland early Sunday, dragging and carrying them to waiting vans, after they refused to leave a park in an affluent district. The arrests came after protesters from the Occupy P

Capitalism Is The Solution

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-30
Video Description: Last week, Reason.tv followed investment guru, radio show host, and unflappable defender of capitalism Peter Schiff as he spent three hours among the Occupy Wall Street protesters in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park.Peter Schiff`s comments on

CBO’s Witch-Doctor Economics and Gypsy Forecasting

Big Government 2011-10-30
I’ve criticized the Congressional Budget Office for generating biased and inaccurate numbers. These are the clowns, after all, who say deficit spending stimulates the economy in the short run but they also rely on a model which seemingly predicts 10

The Government-inflated College Loan Bubble

Big Government 2011-10-30
Glenn Reynolds in today’s New York Post: It’s officially a crisis. Student loan debt has hit the $1 trillion mark, exceeding Americans’ total credit card indebtedness. Unemployed graduates with huge loan balances are camping out in “Occupy”

#OccupyOakland Calls for City-wide General Strike on November 2nd

Big Government 2011-10-30
From #OccupyWallStreet: We as fellow occupiers of Oscar Grant Plaza propose that on Wednesday November 2, 2011, we liberate Oakland and shut down the 1%. We propose a city wide general strike and we propose we invite all students to walk out of school.

Competition and the Constitution

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-29

Foreign Buying Impact On The US Housing Market

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-29

Oldie But Goodie (on Collins)

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-28
This was published on the old Free New York blog in 2009 by Ray Roberts. I chimed in with a quick comment calling for a primary against Collins. Where’s Primary Challenge when you need them? Hey Chris Collins! Is this more of “running government l

Toe-to-Toe With the Socialists at Wall Street

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-28
Toe-to-Toe With the Socialists at Wall Street

Tea Partier takes on Socialism

Is Organic Food Worth the Price?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-28
Is Organic Food Worth the Price?

Should you go organic?

Be Honest – The European Debt Deal Was Really A Greek Debt Default

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-28
Once the euphoria of the initial announcement faded and as people have begun to closely examine the details of the European debt deal, they have started to realize that this "debt deal" is really just a "managed" Greek debt default.  Let's be honest - th

Be Honest – The European Debt Deal Was Really A Greek Debt Default

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-28
Once the euphoria of the initial announcement faded and as people have begun to closely examine the details of the European debt deal, they have started to realize that this "debt deal" is really just a "managed" Greek debt default.  Let's be honest - th

Newt Gingrich’s Rise From the Dead

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-28
Newt Gingrich’s Rise From the Dead

Michelle Fields interviews Newt Gingrich

Life in Unconstitutional Times

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-28
Life in Unconstitutional Times

What happened to the Constitution?

Henderson: “Buy American” is Nonsense

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-28
Henderson: “Buy American” is Nonsense

Should you buy American or cheap?

Is Elizabeth Warren Out of Touch?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-28
Is Elizabeth Warren Out of Touch?

Elizabeth Warren's anti-capitalist rant

Peter Schiff, Part II

2011-10-28
Here's more of Peter Schiff conversing with the OWSer crowd in New York: I don't agree with everything Schiff said there, but most of it is exactly right. FDR didn't cause the Great Depression. It started a few years before he even took off

Peter Schiff, Part II

2011-10-28
Here's more of Peter Schiff conversing with the OWSer crowd in New York: I don't agree with everything Schiff said there, but most of it is exactly right. FDR didn't cause the Great Depression. It started a few years before he even took off

Andrew Napolitano on Jon Stewart, discussing new book

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-10-28
Judge Andrew Napolitano appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss his new book, “It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong”. Of course he can only get so far with Jon Stewart’s cult of sheep, but it might wake

Clint Eastwood Gets It

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-28
“I was an Eisenhower Republican when I started out at 21, because he promised to get us out of the Korean War,” he told GQ. “And over the years, I realized there was a Republican philosophy that I liked. And then they lost it. And libertarians had m

What if the Government Controlled You?

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-10-28
Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com More good stuff from The Judge!

In Defense of the 1%

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
By:  Peter Schiff Friday, October 28, 2011 Last week, I spent the afternoon visiting the Occupy W

October 28, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Friday, October 28, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna After a volatile week, global markets closed Friday in qui

Peter Schiff at OWS: "Walmart Doesn't Hold a Gun to Your Head!"

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-28
Schiff believes that capitalism is the only hope for young, frustrated people to have a vibrant and prosperous future. So he went to Occupy Wall Street to engage and debate the protesters.Touring the Occupy Wall Street scene in New York with a sign that r

Dollar Decline in Full Swing in Risk-On Environment

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Greece Will Eventually Leave Euro, Rogoff Says

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Record Number of Americans Get Benefits

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox News Channe! • 8am

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  October 30, 2011 - 8:00am - 10:00am Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox News Cha...

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox Business Network! • 4pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  October 28, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox Business ...

A Shiny Week for Gold

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Fox Business Link:  http://www.foxbu

Economy Alters How Americans Are Moving

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Italy’s Borrowing Costs Soar at Debt Sale

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-28
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Times Link:  http://www.ft

Stossel - s2011 | e88 - Thu, Oct 6, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-27
Stossel's 'Job Killers!'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 27 07:44:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Oct 06 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:03Rating: 4.4 / 5.0

Protected: NNComm #217: Meet Your Mate on Halloween

Marc Rudov 2011-10-27
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Stupid Consumers (Airing Saturday on FOX News at 3pm ET)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-27
I built my career doing consumer reporting, exposing bad businesses for pulling scams on people. I called for more government regulation. This kind of thing won me 19 Emmy awards. Now I realize that I had it wrong. The free market deters and punishes scams ...

It’s a Gold Rush!

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-27
It’s a Gold Rush!

Gold Rush stars on their new season

Government in a Glass House

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-27
Government in a Glass House

Risk managers feared the worst in 2004?

Ralph Nader: Capitalist for Hemp!

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-27
Ralph Nader: Capitalist for Hemp!

Ralph Nader on the Cisco dividend story

What Does The GDP Really Tell You?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-27
What Does The GDP Really Tell You?

Breaking down the GDP

Stossel - s2011 | e90 - Thu, Oct 20, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-27
Stossel's 'Stupid in America'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 27 08:00:13 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Oct 20 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04

Grover Cleveland for County Executive

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-27
Who should I write-in for Erie County Executive? I wish we had an actual candidate who opposed corporatism. Any volunteers? Suggestions? Draftees? (Should it be “whom”?). I haven’t heard a single interesting idea out of either candidate.

Stossel - s2011 | e89 - Thu, Oct 13, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-27
Stossel's 'Liberate Wall Street!'Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 27 07:44:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Oct 13 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04Rating: 4.1 / 5.0

Europe Tries To Kick The Can Down The Road But It Will Only Lead To Financial Disaster

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-27
Have you heard the good news?  Financial armageddon has been averted.  The economic collapse in Europe has been cancelled.  Everything is going to be okay.  Well, actually none of those statements is true, but news of the "debt deal" in Europe has set

Europe Tries To Kick The Can Down The Road But It Will Only Lead To Financial Disaster

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-27
Have you heard the good news?  Financial armageddon has been averted.  The economic collapse in Europe has been cancelled.  Everything is going to be okay.  Well, actually none of those statements is true, but news of the "debt deal" in Europe has set

How Excessive Government Intervention Hinders Economic Recovery And Growth

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-27

The One Percent: Gigantic Government + Gigantic Corporations = Massive Wealth Inequality In America

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-26
Today, there are protests all over America that are targeting "the one percent" and all of the wealth and power that they have accumulated.  Unfortunately, many of the solutions that these protesters are advocating simply will not work and will not lead

The One Percent: Gigantic Government + Gigantic Corporations = Massive Wealth Inequality In America

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-26
Today, there are protests all over America that are targeting "the one percent" and all of the wealth and power that they have accumulated.  Unfortunately, many of the solutions that these protesters are advocating simply will not work and will not lead

Drama–Rahm, Obama: #OccupyChicago Invades City Hall to Demand Amnesty for Arrested ‘Community Organizers’

Big Government 2011-10-26
UPDATE: Rahm offers talks, Occupy leaves… President Barack Obama’s friends in Occupy are clashing with Obama’s former White House chief of staff, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in an ongoing protest at Chicago’s City Hall. Activists

School Competition Rescues Kids

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-26
Conventional wisdom says that government should run schools. This idea is intuitive. It is also wrong. The free market would do a much better job. This week in my syndicated column, I compare the public school system to the cars produced by governments: The ...

Miscellaneous Thoughts

2011-10-26
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors are frauds. They hold up signs protesting against crony capitalism and the influence of special interests, while at the same time every proposal we hear from them is about redirecting wealth into OWS hands and OWS c

Miscellaneous Thoughts

2011-10-26
The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors are frauds. They hold up signs protesting against crony capitalism and the influence of special interests, while at the same time every proposal we hear from them is about redirecting wealth into OWS hands and OWS c

BREAKING: #OccupySF About to Go Down; Activists Prepare for Mass Arrests, Repetitive Chanting

Big Government 2011-10-26
UPDATE 2 (10:34 pm): Live streaming from the main group of activists. UPDATE: Live streaming from “Anonymous media.” Video streaming by Ustream Police are moving to clear Occupy San Francisco. The remaining activists are organizing for resist

Rep. Mack Explains His Romney Endorsement

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-26
Rep. Mack Explains His Romney Endorsement

Reppin’ for Romney

A Brief History of Tyranny in America

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-26
A Brief History of Tyranny in America

A Brief History of Tyranny in America

Waiting for Greek Revolution

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-26
Waiting for Greek Revolution

Crisis from across the pond

There Is Too Much Pessimism On The Euro

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-26
I think that euro bullish move is going to catch a lot of people off guard who were writing the obituaries for the euro, to see the euro approaching the 1.50 level. The dollar index should be headed back down to the 72 level.Certainly I think there is to

Peter Schiff's Fair Share

2011-10-26
Peter Schiff is a financial expert, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Inc. He's been in the financial industry for a very long time, and he's part of the top 1% the Occupy Wall Street protestors are going after. Watch as Schiff goes into the crowd

Peter Schiff's Fair Share

2011-10-26
Peter Schiff is a financial expert, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Inc. He's been in the financial industry for a very long time, and he's part of the top 1% the Occupy Wall Street protestors are going after. Watch as Schiff goes into the crowd

Perry’s Flat Tax Proposal Puts Him Back in the Saddle Again

Big Government 2011-10-26
Around lunchtime on Tuesday I sat down in front of my computer, opened foxews.com, and immediately texted my brother: “Gov. Perry is back!” I did this because the largest portion of the Fox News homepage was taken up by a photo of a confident looking

Public-Sector Unions To Ohio Taxpayers: We Will Bury You

Big Government 2011-10-26
…Or, Unions Win, Right-to-Work States Win, You Lose With less than two weeks before the November 8th elections and with the polls leaning toward repealing SB5, it appears that Ohioans are ready to vote to increase their taxes and unemployment. Ult

Chairman of Illinois ‘Conservative’ Think Tank Calls Encounter with Occupiers “Delightful”

Big Government 2011-10-26
Shocked? We are…. Is this the sort of thing you would expect to hear from John Tillman, the chairman of the Illinois Policy Institute, a “conservative” think tank, after walking through #OccupyChicago? “It was delightful.” D

It Is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government Is Wrong

JudgeNap.com 2011-10-26
Judge Napolitano's sixth book

Bullish On The Euro: Year End Target Near 1.48

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-26

Radicals Leading #OccupyChicago to #OccupyCityHall Under Investigation by FBI for Terror Links

Big Government 2011-10-26
Today Occupy Chicago protesters stormed City Hall to let Mayor Rahm Emanuel know their displeasure in the recent arrests of the Occupy campers at Grant Park on Michigan Avenue. They were lead by radical anti-war activists Joe Iosbaker and Andy Thayer, who

In Ohio, Perry Finds Room to Romney’s Right

Big Government 2011-10-26
With D.C. union bosses spending millions to smear Senate Bill 5 as unfair, dangerous, and racist, Issue 2 is hardly a sure thing. It's disappointing that instead of backing reforms which will empower Ohio taxpayers, Mitt Romney handed unions a rhetorical

NY Fed's $40 Billion Iraqi Money Trail

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Paper Currency Has Too Much Bull, Not Enough Bullion

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Globe and Mail Link:  http://www

Gold Climbs to 1-Month High on Euro Debt-Crisis Concern

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Nurse Making $270K on California’s OT Binge

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox News! • 8pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  October 29, 2011 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox News Chan...

Fed Considers its Stimulus Options

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

BofE Governor King says Euro Fix is Just Buying Time

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  This is Money Link:  http://www.this

Greenspan: Why European Union Is Doomed to Fail

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Will US Be Drawn Into Euro Bailout Fund?

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-26
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com//id/

All Protective Labor Laws, Including Minimum Wage Laws, Should Be Repealed

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-25
Just as employees are allowed to leave jobs for whatever reason, employers should be allowed to hire and fire based on any criteria without fear of litigation. In other words, liability cost for hiring employees should be minimized. Employees become easie

Flat Tax Takes Flight

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-25
Flat Tax Takes Flight

America reacts to President’s overreach

The Judge Deciphers the Contemporary Tax Debate

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-25
The Judge Deciphers the Contemporary Tax Debate

Flat tax, fair tax, high tax, low tax

U.S. Looking for a New War?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-25
U.S. Looking for a New War?

Col. MacGregor on Syria

Stossel - s2011 | e87 - Thu, Sep 29, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-25
Stossel asks 'what if Libertarians were in charge? Would there be chaos...or greater prosperity?'Add this to your queueAdded: Tue Oct 25 08:35:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Sep 29 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

Democracy, Denied; Republic, Lost

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-25

Waiting for Lehman

Gonzalo Lira 2011-10-25

October 25, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-25
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna Disappointing earning reports and a delay in the meeting

Coming Back From Iraq

2011-10-24
When President Obama announced that all US troops will be coming home from Iraq by the end of the year, he said it was a campaign promise fulfilled. He didn't bother to remind us it was George W. Bush's promise that was being fulfilled, not his

Coming Back From Iraq

2011-10-24
When President Obama announced that all US troops will be coming home from Iraq by the end of the year, he said it was a campaign promise fulfilled. He didn't bother to remind us it was George W. Bush's promise that was being fulfilled, not his

Charter School Burnout

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-24
The blob (the education establishment) likes to say that charter school teachers are more likely to burn out and leave the profession for good. One writer said, "Teachers at charter schools often ‘burn out' due to the longer hours and higher levels of s...

What Have We Gotten For The Trillion Dollars We Have Spent On Wars In Afghanistan, Iraq And Libya?

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-24
Over a trillion U.S. taxpayer dollars have been spent on wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.  Whether you are for the wars or against the wars, it is important for all of us to step back and evaluate what we have really gotten for all of that money.  I

What Have We Gotten For The Trillion Dollars We Have Spent On Wars In Afghanistan, Iraq And Libya?

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-24
Over a trillion U.S. taxpayer dollars have been spent on wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya.  Whether you are for the wars or against the wars, it is important for all of us to step back and evaluate what we have really gotten for all of that money.  I

Forgive us our Debtors?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-24
Forgive us our Debtors?

Ron Paul on mortgage mess

House Freshman Won’t Go Along to Get Along

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-24
House Freshman Won’t Go Along to Get Along

The GOP’s rising star

The Price of Blood & Oil

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-24
The Price of Blood & Oil

The price of oil post-Qaddafi

U.S. Foreign Policy Hurting Freedom, Economic Prosperity?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-24
U.S. Foreign Policy Hurting Freedom, Economic Prosperity?

Teaming up with animals to slay monsters

Monday Open Thread: ‘Black Tuesday’ Edition

Big Government 2011-10-24
Today, in 1929, was ‘Black Tuesday’, the first in a series of trading days known collectively as ‘The Great Crash of 1929.’ Although not technically correct, the Crash is popularly known as the start of the Great Depression. Seems

The NFTA CRISIS–AN OCCASION FOR REFORM

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-24
Free New York! FreeNewYork.org Buffalo, New York 14216 jameso@apollo3.com (716) 435-8918 President Executive Director James Ostrowski Paulette Peterson Free New York Policy Report No. 6 Note: For our sixth Policy Report, we reach back 22 years to republis

In Normal Market Conditions, Speculators Lessen Volatility

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-24

Time to End the NFTA Transit Monopoly

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-23
Media Advisory: Contact: Jim Ostrowski FreeNewYork.org jameso@apollo3.com (716) 435-8918 Buffalo, NY, October 23, 2011. Free New York will release a study calling for an end to NFTA’s mass transit monopoly at a press conference tomorrow at noon in f

#OccupyWallSt Supporter Rants Against Israel, Jews

Big Government 2011-10-23
Earlier this week we sent some of the MRCTV staff up to Occupy Wall Street in New York to see what they could see. Now they’re back and, trust me, they’ve got some very interesting video. Our first taste of what they found comes in the form of

#OccupyAnimalFarm: Fights Over Money Splintering #OccupyWallSt

Big Government 2011-10-23
From The New York Post: Even in Zuccotti Park, greed is good. Occupy Wall Street’s Finance Committee has nearly $500,000 in the bank, and donations continue to pour in — but its reluctance to share the wealth with other protestErs is fraying temp

New Video Reveals: New York Times Reporter Natasha Lennard Is #OccupyWallStreet Activist, Supporter

Big Government 2011-10-23
A newly-discovered video–filmed by Occupy Wall Street supporters themselves–reveals that New York Times reporter Natasha Lennard is not merely covering the protests, but is also apparently taking part in planning and executing them. In the vid

Is the volcano about to blow?

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-23
I ran into this terrific website that is on top of all the financial issues of the day. The following is a summary: “The Federal Reserve, in collusion with the Wall Street banks, has engineered a two year stock market rally, while the average Americ

Support for Obama Slipping Among Hispanic Voters

Big Government 2011-10-23
From the Associated Press: Obama won 67 percent of Hispanic voters in 2008 but many of those voters have become disillusioned during the past three years. Unemployment among Hispanics tops 11 percent and many Latinos are losing their homes. Others criti

#OccupyDayton Threatens to Sue in Response to Video of Activist: ‘F- the Military, F- your Flag, F- the Police’

Big Government 2011-10-23
The radicals at “Occupy Dayton” were not too happy when one of their activists was caught on video shouting: “F*ck the military, f*ck your flag, f*ck the police!” The video aired at Breitbart.tv and was subsequently picked up acros

We Need To Restore Capitalism

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-23
"We need to restore capitalism." - in a recent visit to Occupy Wall StreetPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collaps

Caveats.

Big Government 2011-10-23

U.S. Startups Are Not As Easy as Those In...

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-22
...Rwanda. Yes, you read that right. According to an Inc. Magazine report on the World Bank's annual Doing Business Report, the U.S. ranks 13th in ease of starting a business. Although we're number 4 in ease of doing business, we don't exactly make it eas

Video: Live From Occupy Wall Street

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-22

Underemployed And Hating Life

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-21
Today, millions of smart, hard working Americans are flipping burgers, waiting tables or working dead end retail jobs not because they want to, but because they have no other options.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 14 million Am

Underemployed And Hating Life

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-21
Today, millions of smart, hard working Americans are flipping burgers, waiting tables or working dead end retail jobs not because they want to, but because they have no other options.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 14 million Am

Tea Party Coalition Candidates’ Night Nov. 3rd

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-21
The Tea Party Coalition will have a Candidates’ Night and general meeting on Wednesday, November 3rd from 7:30-9:30pm at Danny’s South, 20A and Abbott Rd. in Orchard Park, NY. All candidates in Erie County are invited to attend. The event is f

#Occupy and Unions Combine Forces Against Private Business In Their War On America

Big Government 2011-10-21
The war on business by the #Occupy movement is stepping up to a new level, and local authorities don’t appear to be ready to deal with it. Separate and seemingly related incidents are breaking out across the country and represent a possible first wave o

Protected: NNComm #216: Kim Kardashian’s Sham Marriage

Marc Rudov 2011-10-21
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

#OccupyMilwaukee Protester Yells Inside Bank: ‘This Is a Hostile Takeover!’

Big Government 2011-10-21
By Collin Roth According to reports by Sharif Durhams of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Occupy Milwaukee Facebook page, an Occupy Milwaukee protester walked into a downtown Milwaukee M & I Bank and yelled “this is a hostile takeover!&#

Obama: All Troops Out of Iraq By Year’s End

Big Government 2011-10-21
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year’s end. Obama’

VP Biden: Pass the Bill or There Will Be More Rape

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-21
VP Biden: Pass the Bill or There Will Be More Rape

VP Biden on Obama’s Jobs Bill

Presidential Flavors of the Week

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-21
Presidential Flavors of the Week

Kirsten Powers reviews the week

What if the Government Controlled You?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-21
What if the Government Controlled You?

What if freedom were a myth?

Fighting to Save America’s Schools

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-21
Fighting to Save America’s Schools

Should America adopt the models of charter schools?

Do School Vouchers Work?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-21
Do School Vouchers Work?

Unions square off against school vouchers

If We Go Back To The Gold Standard What Will Happen To Silver?

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-21
Peter Schiff answers this question on the Peter Schiff Show.Tickers, iShares Silver Trust ETF (AMEX:SLV), SPDR Gold Trust ETF (AMEX:GLD) Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestsel

Veni, Vidi, Mortuus Est

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-21
Corbett Daly of Political Hot Sheet reports that, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared a laugh with a television news reporter moments after hearing deposed Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi had been killed. “We came, we saw, he died,” she jo

#OccupyLA: To Hell With Solidarity, But Wait…Free Food Stamps!!

Big Government 2011-10-21
I spent a few hours with the “occupiers” in Los Angeles. Most of them were dirty, confused, and spent a lot of time fighting with one another. Right before we left, someone offered $150 of “emergency” taxpayer funded food stamps

An Unprecedented 26 Million Americans are Underemployed

Big Government 2011-10-21
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss why an unprecedented 26 million Americans are underemployed, Rick Perry’s fl

Chris Collins, the Socialist Big Spender

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-21
I get a kick of local so-called tea types pulling for corporatist-liberal-socialist Chris Collins for county executive. Here’s my latest indictment. Collins wants to spend $100 million to update the Bills’ football stadium. Ah, why is the coun

Qaddafi Sleeps With The Fatwas

2011-10-21
What can I say about the demise of Libyan strongman Myanmar Godaffy, the man whose name we never learned to spell ? Quadiffi lived by the sword and died by the sword. His death serves as a warning to would-be dictators everywhere. Your injustices, terrori

Qaddafi Sleeps With The Fatwas

2011-10-21
What can I say about the demise of Libyan strongman Myanmar Godaffy, the man whose name we never learned to spell ? Quadiffi lived by the sword and died by the sword. His death serves as a warning to would-be dictators everywhere. Your injustices, terrori

The Anti-Semitic and Anti-Israel Organizers of #OccupyWallStreet

Big Government 2011-10-21
Sometimes it seems as if every time someone in the Tea Party breathes, the mainstream press finds a way to label it as racist or promoting violence. Yet all of the anti-Semitic posters, chants and comments, as well as the ones demonizing Israel made b

German Business Confidence Drops to 16-Month Low

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Fed Is Poised for More Easing

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

How Does Europe Borrow Dollars From The Fed?

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com//id/

S&P Sees Downgrade Blitz in EMU Recession

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Telegraph Link:  http://www.tele

In Stressed Economic Scenario, France Downgrade Likely

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

More Workers Falling Behind Average Wage Level

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

EU Considers Wielding $1.3 Trillion to Break Impasse

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

Steve Wynn Doesn't Hold Back on State of the Economy

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-21
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Fox Business Link:  http://www.foxbu

#OccupyFannieMae: Government Policy Caused the Subprime Crisis

Big Government 2011-10-21
From Investors Business Daily: While not blameless, Wall Street is an easy scapegoat. And investment houses that made billions slicing and dicing mortgages into CDOs, derivatives, credit default swaps and other exotic paper are easy to demonize. But the

Stop Government Greed

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-20
John Hinderaker of Power Line writes what I wish I wrote about the inconsistency between the left’s objection to corporation’s being treated as people and their repeated accusation that corporations experience the human emotion of greed

Protected: NNComm #215: Observe Rudov’s Two-Week Rule

Marc Rudov 2011-10-20
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Bureaucrats kill Rhinos

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-20
The stupidity of bureaucrats continues to amaze. In the 1970's, the rhinoceros was being hunted to extinction, so African government signed the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES), which makes it a crime to buy or sell Rhino horns...

A Note On The Housing Market

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-20
Despite the fact that record numbers of houses are vacant, most are not on the rental market yet. When that changes, condo construction will fall off. - in CNBCPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowne

The Suicide of a Superpower

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-20
The Suicide of a Superpower

Pat Buchanan on Freedom Watch

Reclaiming the Tea Party

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-20
Reclaiming the Tea Party

Tea Partiers protest Congressman Grimm

The Ecstasy of Gold

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-20
The Ecstasy of Gold

The monetary gods have failed

VP Joe Biden Says Women Will be Raped if Republicans Don’t Pass Obama Jobs Bill

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-20
I’ve heard of fear-mongering before but this latest example from Vice President Joe Biden takes the proverbial cake: If the Republicans don’t pass this bill, then rape will continue to rise. Murder will continue to rise; rape will continue t

The Big Con

2011-10-20
Leading Democrats have been trying to tell us the government needs to spend a boatload more money to get the nation back to work. Around $450 billion more. This is from The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday indicated Congress n

The Big Con

2011-10-20
Leading Democrats have been trying to tell us the government needs to spend a boatload more money to get the nation back to work. Around $450 billion more. This is from The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday indicated Congress n

Sexual Responsibility and Fiscal Responsibility Go Hand in Hand

Star Parker 2011-10-20
Last week the House passed with bi-partisan support the Protect Life Act, which amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) to assure that no taxpayer dollars will be used to fund...

Stupid in America (New Show Tonight at 10pm on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-20
Not everyone liked my education special "Stupid in America". I got angry emails, accusing me of "union bashing" and "teacher bashing". Tonight on FBN, I'll revisit the subject. We'll show more of the exciting things happening in charter schools, where stude...

Pork Lawsuit on YouTube

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-20

US Stocks Are Overpriced

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-20

The "Black Market" Becomes The "Informal Sector"

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-20

QE3 'Certainly a Possibility': Boston Fed President

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-20
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com//id/

The Ranks of the Underemployed Continue to Grow

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-20
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  US News & World Link:  http://mo

Beware of Foreign Tax Evasion Promoters

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-19
Fortunately, the Milwaukee Brewers surprising loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series has not blurred Milwaukee lawyer and blogger Brian Mahany‘s judgment in tax matters.¹ Mahany, proprietor of the law blog, Due

Oral Argument of the Pork Lawsuit

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-19
Click here. http://www.courts.state.ny.us/CTAPPS/arguments/2011/Oct11/101211-No190.asx

Radio host reacts to Mitt Romney, converts to Ron Paul on air!

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-10-19
I love this. This radio host was giving Mitt Romney a chance – but Romney was laughing off the issues that matter to real Americans. The host gets increasingly angry as Romney basically mocks him, Ron Paul and the need to aggressive, real change to

Your Money's No Good Here

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-19
KLFY in Acadiana, Louisianna reports that cash is no longer allowed as currency in transactions involving secondhand goods. Thad D. Ackel, Jr., Esq. blogs about the new law here, giving details that the news agency omitted. Why have no national news age

Montel Williams on Medicinal Marijuana

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-19
Montel Williams on Medicinal Marijuana

Montel advocates for legalization

Gary Johnson's Latest Campaign Outreach

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-19
Gary Johnson's Latest Campaign Outreach

Gary Johnson’s still running for Pres.

Tea Partiers Vs. Tea-O-Cons

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-19
Tea Partiers Vs. Tea-O-Cons

Rep. Grimm on the Tea Party

Incomes of Uber-rich Decline, Effective Tax Rates Rise

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-19
David Logan of Tax Policy Blog has another reality check for the 99 percenters occupying Wall Street: An Overlooked Two-Year Trend: Incomes of the Top 1 Percent Decline While Effective Rates Increase It’s true.  In 2008 and 2009, the average taxpay

Occupy Wall Streeters are Ignorant About Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-19
Our left-wing tax blogger friends James Maule and Linda Beale avidly support the Occupy Wall Street movement. Together, Maule and Beale have written dozens of posts about out how middle-class conservatives – tea partiers, in particular – have

Top 25% of Income Earners Pay 87% of Income Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-19
Paul Caron has a nice little chart that shows that the rich and the upper-middle class pay much more than their fair share of taxes: Only in the bizarro world of egalitarian, class-warfare utopianism can it be said that the top 10% of income earners are

The Coming Derivatives Crisis That Could Destroy The Entire Global Financial System

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-19
Most people have no idea that Wall Street has become a gigantic financial casino.  The big Wall Street banks are making tens of billions of dollars a year in the derivatives market, and nobody in the financial community wants the party to end.  The word

The Coming Derivatives Crisis That Could Destroy The Entire Global Financial System

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-19
Most people have no idea that Wall Street has become a gigantic financial casino.  The big Wall Street banks are making tens of billions of dollars a year in the derivatives market, and nobody in the financial community wants the party to end.  The word

Cain Puts Foot In Mouth…Plus Bonus OWS Quiz !

2011-10-19
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain once said foreign policy was not his strong suit. And he keeps proving himself correct. Yesterday, Cain said he might release all the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for one American hostage. Apparently, Mr.

Cain Puts Foot In Mouth…Plus Bonus OWS Quiz !

2011-10-19
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain once said foreign policy was not his strong suit. And he keeps proving himself correct. Yesterday, Cain said he might release all the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for one American hostage. Apparently, Mr.

Basketball

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-19
I’ll be coaching a girls’ basketball team this winter. My daughter Anna will be playing. The league is for 15 and under. Games are on Sunday in South Buffalo. We are looking for a few more players. I am a youth basketball coach at St. MarkR

What's the Point of Occupy Wall Street?

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-19

Video: An Obama Speech, Debt and China

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-19

Wall Street Protesters Half Right?

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-19
Last week, I visited the Occupy Wall Street protesters. I didn't get a warm reception. I wanted to argue with them about capitalism. Most were more interested in just screaming at me. But as I write in this week's syndicated column, they did get some things ...

Herman Cain: A Black American

Big Government 2011-10-18
In the late 1940s — when the Democrat party began shifting from denying equal rights to southern blacks to championing them — race became a central tenet of American politics. Although the Democrat party fought for slavery during the Civil War

#Occupy Arrest Scam Unmasked

Big Government 2011-10-18
Leftists love to get arrested at protests. It must make them feel like adults and compensates for their otherwise very childish behavior. But new video released exclusively by EAGtv shows the protestors pre-arrange who is to be arrested. That’s right

Anti-Defamation League Speaks Out: Calls on #OccupyWallSt to Condemn Antisemitic Remarks Made at Rallies

Big Government 2011-10-18
Following Big Government’s Oct. 16 article noting the alarming silence of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) regarding the evident antisemitism in many #Occupy protests, the organization issued the following statement Oct. 17: ADL Calls On ‘Occu

The New Reality For U.S. Cities: No Money For Street Lights, Roving Packs Of Wild Dogs And Open-Air Drug Markets

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-18
If you want to know what the early stages of an economic collapse look like, just walk around some of the downtown areas of our major cities.  Today, nearly all large U.S. cities are either flat broke or they are on the way to being flat broke.  Yes, Ne

The New Reality For U.S. Cities: No Money For Street Lights, Roving Packs Of Wild Dogs And Open-Air Drug Markets

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-18
If you want to know what the early stages of an economic collapse look like, just walk around some of the downtown areas of our major cities.  Today, nearly all large U.S. cities are either flat broke or they are on the way to being flat broke.  Yes, Ne

All This "Austerity" Is Killing Us

2011-10-18
"It is hard to understand politics if you are hung up on reality. Politicians leave reality to others. What matters in politics is what you can get the voters to believe, whether it bears any resemblance to reality or not". – Thomas Sowell

All This "Austerity" Is Killing Us

2011-10-18
"It is hard to understand politics if you are hung up on reality. Politicians leave reality to others. What matters in politics is what you can get the voters to believe, whether it bears any resemblance to reality or not". – Thomas Sowell

Tuesday Open Thread: Vegas Edition

Big Government 2011-10-18
Tonight, the GOP turns its nomination process over to Anderson Cooper and CNN for another MSM-sanctioned Presidential debate. The event goes live at 8pm EDT.

Rand Paul Makes His Presidential Endorsement

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-18
Rand Paul Makes His Presidential Endorsement

Sen. Rand Paul on jobs, politics & 2012

Old School Diseases Making a Comeback

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-18
Old School Diseases Making a Comeback

Should vaccinations be mandatory?

Economics 101 With Thomas Sowell

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-18
Economics 101 With Thomas Sowell

The Sowell of a nation

The U.S.’s Military Role in Uganda

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-18
The U.S.’s Military Role in Uganda

The U.S. is going to Uganda

Libertarianism in a Nushell Series, Part 2

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-18
I am committed to finding the right word formula to explain to people why libertarianism is right. We have been failing to so explain that for forty years and the country is literally falling apart because of this communications failure. In my first post

Message to 99% of Americans: The Top 1% Pay 37% of Federal Income Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-18
Kiplinger has a neat little widget that tells you where you stand as an income earner relative to other taxpayers. Here is the entry for someone with $350,000 of adjusted gross income: Your $350,000 adjusted gross income (AGI) puts you in the top 1% of ea

Green Beret Released From Prison, Fighting to Clear Name of Sex Assault Charges

Big Government 2011-10-18
A lot has changed in the life of former Army Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class Kelly A. Stewart since he left prison, but his fight to clear his name continues.

Chris Collins at the IDA

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-18
The so-called champion of limited government, Chris Collins, sat silently at the Erie County IDA meeting yesterday when they proposed to increase their personnel budget by eight percent while income was flat. He voted for the resolution. Chris apparently

Herman Cain`s 9-9-9 Plan & A Forth "9".

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-18
Herman Cain has been gaining much traction with his 9-9-9 Plan, a bold proposal to replace our dysfunctional tax code with what could be a simpler, less invasive, and more economically stimulative alternative. While I don't agree with the full spectrum of

Herman Cain's Hidden Nine

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
By:  Peter Schiff Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Herman Cain has been gaining much traction with his 9

The Tea Party Coalition’s War Against Corporate Welfare

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-18
The Tea Party Coalition’s Four-Part Plan. A four-part plan. Please forward! 1. Win the Pork Lawsuit. 2. Ask all candidates to sign a pledge against corproate welfare (see below). 3. Ask all voters not to vote for any candidate who supports corporate

The Tea Party’s Relationship to Occupy Wall Street

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-18

Gold: Dips Are A Good Opportunity To Buy

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-18

Interview With Peter Schiff: Prepare For QE3 With Foreign Currencies

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
By:  Garrett Baldwin Source:  Seeking Alpha High volati

Interview With Peter Schiff: Prepare For QE3 With Foreign Currencies

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
By:  Garrett Baldwin Source:  Seeking Alpha High volati

October 18, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks staged another afternoon rally on essentially

Access Granted: An Evening w/ Peter Schiff in New York

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Event Event Location:  AXA-Advisors, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, Between 51st and 52nd Street, Big Apple Rm. 15th Floor

Greece Braces for 'Mother of All Strikes'

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

French-German Yield Spread Advances to Record

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

JPMorgan Says Gold Miners Are Way Undervalued

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link:  http://www.fin

Greek Debt Writedown of 100 Percent Needed: Analyst

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Inflation Pressures Intensify on Rising Producer Prices

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

In Debt Up To Our Eyeballs

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-17
The entire financial system of the western world is designed to be a debt spiral.  The total amount of money and and the total amount of debt are supposed to continually expand.  Today, we are in debt up to our eyeballs and it seems like nearly everyone

In Debt Up To Our Eyeballs

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-17
The entire financial system of the western world is designed to be a debt spiral.  The total amount of money and and the total amount of debt are supposed to continually expand.  Today, we are in debt up to our eyeballs and it seems like nearly everyone

Iowa GOP Schedules Jan. 3 Presidential Caucuses

Big Government 2011-10-17
THOMAS BEAUMONT (AP) – WASHINGTON Iowa Republicans are holding their state’s presidential nominating caucuses on Jan. 3, even though New Hampshire is threatening to move its traditional first-in-the-nation primary into December. Iowa Republica

100 Years of Statism

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-17
100 Years of Statism

Government’s grown, a lot

Children of Barack

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-17
Children of Barack

Neal Boortz on Occupy Wall Street

We’ve Got the Power

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-10-17
We’ve Got the Power

Why the 99% really has the power

Less Government, More Prosperity

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-17
Less Government, More Prosperity

More prosperity, less government

How To Silence A Nobel Prize Winning Economist: Ask Him About The Economy

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-17
The Peter Schiff Show (10/14/2011) - How to silence a Nobel Prize winning economist: Ask him about the economy.Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Pr

I Do Believe That It The Decline In U.S. Treasuries Will Be Very Abrupt

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-17

#OccupyWallStreet Squatters Mock 9/11 ‘Shrine’ Statue

Big Government 2011-10-17
A Big Government reader, Andrew Kaczynski, noted that demonstrators squatting in Zuccotti Park have defaced a 9/11 memorial statue. The sculpture, J. Seward Johnson’s “Double Check,” once sat at the feet of the World Trade Center and bec

Herman Cain: Rocket Fuel for America

Star Parker 2011-10-16
It's not just conservatives who are frustrated today. It is every single American who longs to see their nation regain its vitality, restoring freedom and prosperity at home and shining the light of human potential...

The 9-9-9 Plan: Is The Herman Cain Tax Plan A Good Idea?

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-16
As he continues to heavily tout his "9-9-9 plan", Herman Cain has seen his popularity soar.  But is the Herman Cain tax plan a good idea for America?  Without a doubt, the "9-9-9 plan" is simple and it is easy to remember.  To most Americans, it sounds

The 9-9-9 Plan: Is The Herman Cain Tax Plan A Good Idea?

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-16
As he continues to heavily tout his "9-9-9 plan", Herman Cain has seen his popularity soar.  But is the Herman Cain tax plan a good idea for America?  Without a doubt, the "9-9-9 plan" is simple and it is easy to remember.  To most Americans, it sounds

Transparency, By Any Other Name…

2011-10-16
"Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this Presidency" – Barack Obama. In March 2011, President Obama was given a "transparency award" from five different open government advocate groups. The award was pres

Transparency, By Any Other Name…

2011-10-16
"Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this Presidency" – Barack Obama. In March 2011, President Obama was given a "transparency award" from five different open government advocate groups. The award was pres

#OccupyBoston Ruins Food Bank Fundraiser, Conservatives Step in with $3,700 Fund Drive

Big Government 2011-10-15
The Greater Boston Food Bank intended to have a fundraising event in Boston’s Dewey Square over the weekend of the 14th of October. It was to be called the “Greenway Mobile Food Fest” and was supposed to help raise funds to feed the poor

The Laffer Curve Wins Again: Snooki 1, IRS 0

Big Government 2011-10-15
The Laffer Curve is the simple notion that higher tax rates don’t necessarily generate as much loot as politicians expect because taxpayers have less incentive to earn and/or report income. And it works in both directions. Lower tax rates don’

Obamacare Has No CLASS: Administration Admits Entitlement Program Unsustainable

Big Government 2011-10-15
The Obama administration has admitted that it cannot move forward with a major feature of Obamacare, its long-term care insurance program, due to the fact that it contains a critical design flaw. The Community Living Assistance Services and Supports prog

Post Pork Lawsuit Court of Appeals Appearance

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-15
After driving to Albany early Wednesday for the Court of Appeals oral arguments, I stayed the night in nearby Schenectady.  I got an early start Thursday morning for a leisurely drive through the Adirondacks to view the fall foliage.  Below are a few ph

#OccupyLA Protester: ‘Zionist Jews’ Who Run Banks Should Be ‘Run Out of This Country’

Big Government 2011-10-15
Here’s one of the protesters Reason.tv spoke to at Occupy Wall Street in Los Angeles on October 12, 2011. She identifies herself as Patricia McAllister and as an employee of Los Angeles Unified School District. “I think that the Zionist Jews,

OWS Day of Rage (But Watch Out for Those Violent Tea Partiers)

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-15
The irony is richer than Warren Buffett’s secretary. Reuters reports that the Occupy Wall Street mob, after two short weeks of relatively peaceful occupying, has gone violent in a global day of rage (emphasis is mine): Hundreds of hooded, masked p

My Bogeyman Theory of the Parties

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-15
Leaving all the BS aside, what actual function do the two parties serve? Two. First, they allow the corporate state elite to con the public into thinking they actually have a choice in how the nation is run. However, have you noticed that nothing importan

Things I’d Like to Know About the Erie Co. County Executive Race

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-15
Things I’d like to know: 1. what was the budget when Chris Collins took office and what is it now? 2. I know CC supports crony capitalism and corporate welfare. Where does Mark Poloncarz stand? Does he favor abolishing the useless and corrupt IDAs f

Holder Knew About Fast and Furious, Before He Didn’t Know About It

Big Government 2011-10-15
Houston, we have a problem. On March 24, 2009, Deputy Attorney General David Ogden made the following announcement: “The President has directed us to take action to fight [Mexican] cartels…and Attorney General Holder and I are taking several new and

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 plan, Occupy Wall Street

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-15
Video Type:  Video Blog October 15, 2011

Obama Nation: He’s Mad

Big Government 2011-10-15

State Taxpayers, Johns, Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-15
Several months ago vice squads in West Palm Beach, Florida began the practice of giving local beat reporters the names and mugshots of men who had been arrested for allegedly soliciting prostitutes. I believed then, and still do, that in a country t

#OccupyWallStreet Wants to Violently Remake the Republic, Not Achieve Economic Justice

Big Government 2011-10-15
In the beginning, I was willing to accept that a group of unhappy citizens utilized their First Amendment rights to protest what they believe to be an injustice (as I have written here and here):  the picking of winners and losers by government with

Liberate Wall Street! (Show airs Saturday 10PM, 1AM, 5AM & Sunday 3PM, midnight on FNC)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-14
I visited the Occupy Wall Street protesters this week and didn't get a warm reception. I wanted to argue with them about capitalism. Most were more interested in just screaming at me. The protesters have a few things right. Bailouts and crony capitalism are wr...

Protected: NNComm #214: Rudov Slimed at Sundance Whinefest

Marc Rudov 2011-10-14
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Free Trade Or Fair Trade? 20 Reasons Why All Americans Should Be Against The Insane Trade Policies Of The Globalists

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-14
It is absolutely amazing how many Americans are still convinced that more "free trade" is the answer to our economic problems.  The truth is that there is a vast difference between "free trade" and "fair trade", and in this article I will prove that all

Free Trade Or Fair Trade? 20 Reasons Why All Americans Should Be Against The Insane Trade Policies Of The Globalists

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-14
It is absolutely amazing how many Americans are still convinced that more "free trade" is the answer to our economic problems.  The truth is that there is a vast difference between "free trade" and "fair trade", and in this article I will prove that all

Rick Santorum on Marriage, Markets, and Morality

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-14
Rick Santorum on Marriage, Markets, and Morality

Rick Santorum with the Judge

To Silence a Governor

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-14
To Silence a Governor

Presidential hopeful Buddy Roemer

Charlie Rangel on Occupy Wall Street

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-14
Charlie Rangel on Occupy Wall Street

Rep. Rangel visits Wall Street

Can Capitalism Be Socially Responsible?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-14
Can Capitalism Be Socially Responsible?

Wall Street protests continue

Your Freedoms, All of Them

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-14
Your Freedoms, All of Them

Freedoms you may not think about

Live from Occupy Wall Street

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-14
Live from Occupy Wall Street

Freedom Watch heads to Liberty Park

Wall Street Protesters’ Economic Myths

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-14
Wall Street Protesters’ Economic Myths

Debunking economic myths

Top 50% get 100% Percent of the Income Tax Breaks

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-14
Now this is awfully unfair to the bottom 50% of Americans, don’t you think? I mean, what kind of a society treats its most vulnerable citizens this way? Surely, the Occupy Wall Streeters will start focusing on this horrifying inequity, right? Oh,

Remarks at the National Rally Against Corporate Welfare

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-14
Remarks at the National Rally Against Corporate Welfare Albany, NY, Oct. 12th by James Ostrowski Welcome to the first annual National Rally Against Corporate Welfare. We’re holding this event in Albany since it probably leads the states in doling out ta

IRS Lawyer Ethics

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-14
From Paul Caron: Kwon: Four Difficult Ethical Questions for IRS Lawyers Michelle Kwon (Texas Tech), The Tax Man’s Ethics: Four of the Hardest Ethical Questions for an IRS Lawyer, 9 Cardozo Pub. L. Pol’y & Ethics J. 371 (2011): The article explores

Rafael Nadal to Skip Wimbledon Warm-Up Event to Avoid Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-14
WebCPA reports that tennis player Rafael Nadal will not play in the traditional Wimbledon tennis tournament warm-up event next year because of stringent British tax laws: The No. 2-ranked Spanish tennis player said Thursday he can “lose money” playing

A Hair Trigger Rally

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
By:  John Browne Friday, October 14, 2011 By the first week of October, after having dropped more

IRS Audit’s Google

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-14
I just googled “IRS audit of Google” and found this blog post by Paul Caron: Bloomberg, Google Tax Probe to Focus on Offshore Units, by Jesse Drucker: The IRS is auditing how Google avoided federal income taxes by shifting profit into offshore

Capital Tonight – Liz Benjamin Reports on the Pork Lawsuit

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-14
Pardon the crappy video, I shot this with my phone in my hotel room in Schenectady Tuesday night, after the Court of Appeals oral arguments.  The justices definitely had the State’s Attorney spinning a tale.  Hopefully that portends the right deci

October 14, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Friday, October 14, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stock rallied Friday on the back of better than expec

The Bottom Line #6

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
By:  Paul Azeff and Kory Bobrow Friday, October 14, 2011 "[I]f any of the gold or silver

Many Economic Sectors Have Little Room To Fall

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

Fitch Downgrades UBS, Puts Other Banks On Review

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

US Weighs Issuing Floating-Rate Notes

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  MarketWatch Link:  http://www.market

India Inflation Exceeds 9% for 10th Month

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

Refinancing Chills U.S. Home Purchases

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Fed Responding to Ridicule Over Prices People Pay

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-14
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Protected: NNComm #213: Why She Chooses Sexual Duds

Marc Rudov 2011-10-13
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Obama Conjures Election Wedge Issues

2011-10-13
After nearly three years of Obama's policies, we know this much – Obama's policies aren't working. Unemployment is still over 9%, despite trillions spent on stimulus measures and three years of deficits in excess of a trillion dollars

Obama Conjures Election Wedge Issues

2011-10-13
After nearly three years of Obama's policies, we know this much – Obama's policies aren't working. Unemployment is still over 9%, despite trillions spent on stimulus measures and three years of deficits in excess of a trillion dollars

Market Insiders Go to Jail

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-13
Market Insiders Go to Jail

Why insider trading should be legal

Rick Santorum on Marriage, Markets, & Morality

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-13
Rick Santorum on Marriage, Markets, & Morality

Rick Santorum with Judge Napolitano

Department of Injustice?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-13
Department of Injustice?

Michael Scheuer on Iran plot

An Open Letter to Occupy Wall Street

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-13
An Open Letter to Occupy Wall Street

End the fed, the wars and income tax

MSNBC’s Steven Ratner: Capital Gains Tax is Cause of Income Gap

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-13
It can’t be denied that the gap between the rich and the middle class has grown larger in the last ten years. So, the questions we should ask now are, 1) Why? 2) What do we do about it? Steven Ratner was on MSNBC this morning suggesting that the rea

The US Economy Is Just Trying To Survive The Regulations

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-13

On a 'Living' Constitution

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-13

Stossel - s2011 | e84 - Thu, Sep 15, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-12
Stossel looks at some of the ways we should question authority -- in government, religion, business, and medicine.Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 13 01:21:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Sep 15 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04

Stossel - s2011 | e83 - Thu, Sep 8, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-12
Stossel looks at the growth of the American government since the 9/11 attacks.Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 13 01:21:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Sep 08 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:03

Occupy Wall Street, End the Fed

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-12
Occupy Wall Street, End the Fed

From protest to policy

Some Terror Threats Are Real

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-12
Some Terror Threats Are Real

The Judge warns against the drums of war

What Newt Really Said

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-12
It’s bad enough when the left-wing radicals who run MSNBC make false accusations about conservatives, but it’s truly hideous when the network’s token conservative does so. This morning on Morning Joe ex-conservative Joe Scarborough fei

Joe Biden: There Will Be A Huge Increase In Murders And Rapes If The Federal Government Doesn’t Spend More Money To Help The Economy

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-12
An increasing number of politicians and celebrities are openly declaring that if the economy continues to decline, it could lead to civil unrest, more crime and outbreaks of violence all over America.  But instead of loudly denouncing the coming violence

Joe Biden: There Will Be A Huge Increase In Murders And Rapes If The Federal Government Doesn’t Spend More Money To Help The Economy

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-12
An increasing number of politicians and celebrities are openly declaring that if the economy continues to decline, it could lead to civil unrest, more crime and outbreaks of violence all over America.  But instead of loudly denouncing the coming violence

Gold Prices Are Going A Lot Higher

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-12
Gold prices are going a lot higher. There is a lot of upside left in the gold market and I think we are years and years away from making a top [as a result of QE3 and subsequent QEs]. - in Beacon EquityRelated ETFs: SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD)Peter Schiff`s

Stossel - s2011 | e86 - Thu, Sep 22, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-12
Stossel asks who creates jobs: government or the private sector?Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 13 01:21:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Sep 22 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04

Government, Job Killer

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-12
My column this week is about the politicians' continued deceptive and ignorant job program push. I had to laugh, when President Obama, in one speech, cited the transcontinental railroad as an example of why we need more subsidies for infrastructure projects...

Stossel - s2011 | e85 - Sat, Sep 17, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-10-12
Stossel's "Stupid in America" documentary special.Add this to your queueAdded: Thu Oct 13 01:21:12 UTC 2011Air date: Sat Sep 17 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 40:11Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

JK Harris Filing for Bankruptcy

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-12
Joe Kristan reports that J.K. Harris, the most egregious of the many penny-on-the-dollar tax resolution companies, is about to file for bankruptcy protection to forestall a government seizure of it’s business: One of the late-night tax settlement ou

The Federal Reserve Is Not Out Of Bullets. They Will Keep Printing.

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-12

You Know That Your City Has Become A Hellhole When….

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-11
All across America there are cities and towns that were once prosperous and beautiful that are being transformed into absolute hellholes.  The scars left by the long-term economic decline of the United States are getting deeper and more gruesome.  The t

You Know That Your City Has Become A Hellhole When….

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-11
All across America there are cities and towns that were once prosperous and beautiful that are being transformed into absolute hellholes.  The scars left by the long-term economic decline of the United States are getting deeper and more gruesome.  The t

AICPA Opposes IRS Fees, Fingerprinting of Tax Preparers

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-11
WebCPA reports that the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is asking the Internal Revenue Service to reconsider some of the fees it plans to charge for competency exams and fingerprinting as part of its tax preparer oversight program. The new fees would a

Down with the Oligarchy

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-11
Down with the Oligarchy

Patrick Byrne on the Oligarchs

Pedaling Libertarian Values

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-11
Pedaling Libertarian Values

Gary Johnson’s bike tour

What You Don’t Know About Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-11
What You Don’t Know About Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street

Rep. Andy Harris on Occupy Wall Street

A Ron Paul Revolution?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-11
A Ron Paul Revolution?

Is the GOP moving closer to Ron Paul?

Regulations Are Running Up The Cost Of Doing Business All Over The Country

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-11
Regulations are running up the cost of doing business all over the country. I mean, there are a lot of companies that never even get started because they can't overcome that regulatory hurdle. Many that do, but get started end up going bankrupt because th

Tuesday Open Thread: Debate Edition

Big Government 2011-10-11
Tonight, GOP candidates meet in New Hampshire for a debate sponsored by Bloomberg and The Washington Post. Still boggles our mind that the GOP is willing to let its enemies in the press orchestrate their vetting process.

Herman Cain vs. Lawrence O’Donnel Interview

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-10-10
This is the must-see interview video of Hermain Cain by MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnel. O’Donnel’s juvenile, desperate attacks reveal him to be the ass that he is, making Cain look all the better. This liberal is so desperate to bring d

Next Up: Protesting Envy

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-10
As in being envious of those with more than you. Quit picking on the 1% who earned their money through voluntary transactions. And stop supporting politicians who are tools of the corporate state.

Bocephus: You Can Keep the ‘Change’

Big Government 2011-10-10
Last week, Hank Williams Jr. was blindsided by ‘Fox & Friends’ hosts with a political question. (He was booked to talk about a new CD of his father’s music.) In his response, he made a similar analogy to one we’d suffered throu

Occupy Sesame Street

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-10
Occupy Wall Street? What about Occupy Sesame Street? You’ve heard of Occupy Wall Street, but how about Occupy Sesame Street? That’s a newish hash tag — #occupysesamestreet — that has emerged on Twitter over the last two weeks, with

Occupy Wall Street or DC?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-10-10
Occupy Wall Street or DC?

Protesters misguided and misdirected?

European Euphoria?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-10-10
European Euphoria?

Euro bailout a reason to buy?

LOL – This Stock Market Rally Is For Suckers

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-10
Hey, have you heard?  The stock market is absolutely soaring right now.  The Dow was up 330 points on Monday, and overall the Dow has risen by more than 10 percent since October 3rd.  So should we all be throwing our money into the stock market in orde

LOL – This Stock Market Rally Is For Suckers

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-10
Hey, have you heard?  The stock market is absolutely soaring right now.  The Dow was up 330 points on Monday, and overall the Dow has risen by more than 10 percent since October 3rd.  So should we all be throwing our money into the stock market in orde

Occupy the Fed

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-10
From THE NEW AMERICAN: Some media outlets are reporting that the Wall Street protesters are “libertarian,” which could be true of those who have focused their attention on the Federal Reserve. However, the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York

‘Fast and Furious’: What if Eric Holder Is Telling the Truth?

Big Government 2011-10-10
In light of the “Fast and Furious” fiasco, the Obama administration is embarrassing itself whenever it tries to convince the public that on issues like healthcare and immigration reform, the government is well equipped to ensure the safety of the Amer

Joe The Plumber Running for Congress in Ohio

Big Government 2011-10-10
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Joe the Plumber is plunging into politics. The Ohio man who became a household name after questioning Barack Obama about his economic policies during the 2008 campaign has filed paperwork to run for Congress. Samuel “J

EPA to Place $100 Billion Regulations on Farms for Natural Chemical with No Observable Effect on Human Health

Big Government 2011-10-10
Every five years, the National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) conducts a “Census of Agriculture” that includes a snapshot of America’s black farmers–how many, average farm size, sales, etc. Since 2007 was the last year the c

We Are Moving!!

The Libertarian Republic 2011-10-10
We have created a new site that will replace the content on Conservative for Change.You can now find new content on @ www.libertarian-examiner.comSame mission! Different look!

BREAKING: Operation #OccupyWallStreeters–SEIU’s Stephen Lerner Leaks Plan to Terrorize Corporate Executives

Big Government 2011-10-10
Radical labor organizer Stephen Lerner of SEIU intends to terrorize the families of bank executives in their homes as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests. SEIU, a longtime ally of ACORN, has done it before, as ably documented by Big Government’

October 10, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Monday, October 10, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks and European stocks jumped sharply Monday for

John Browne September 23, 2011 CNBC – Closing Bell

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Video Type:  TV Interviews September 23, 2011

Peter Schiff October 6, 2011 FBN – Stossel

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 6, 2011

There`s No Jobs Because There`s No Recovery

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-10

Did You Notice Self-proclaimed Teamster ‘Union Thug’ with John Lewis?

Big Government 2011-10-10
You may have seen the 10-minute video clip of U.S. Rep. John Lewis‘ unsuccessful attempt to address the ‘Occupy Atlanta’ crowd, but did you notice the self-proclaimed “Teamsters Union Thug” apparently from the Jimmy Hoffa’

Fannie and Freddie Debt Fuels Anxiety

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Times Link:  http://www.ft

Europe's Banks Show Further Cracks

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

European Bank Bill Well Over €100 Billion

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://uk.reuters.com

Banks Brace for Fallout on Earnings

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

LCH.Clearnet to Accept Gold as Collateral

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Times Link:  http://www.ft

Recession Officially Over, U.S. Incomes Kept Falling

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Further QE in the UK Possible

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  London Evening Standard Link:  http:

Greedy Capitalists ?

2011-10-09
The tiny Occupy Wall Street protests look to consist of mostly young people. The young tend to be idealistic, which is a good thing. As Winston Churchill once said, “If you're not a liberal at twenty you have no heart. If you're not a conserva

Protected: NNComm #212: Her Fake Football Cramps

Marc Rudov 2011-10-09
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More From the Culture of Narcissism

Star Parker 2011-10-09
I wouldn't think it would be worthwhile to draw attention to the Occupy Wall Street "movement," or its list of demands that wouldn't pass muster in an average kindergarten class. But if America's president and vice...

The Singapore Dollar Is A Safe Haven

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-09
East Asia is my favorite region of the world. I think that’s where you’regoing to see the most dynamic economic growth and the most opportunity. Take Singapore. I just love Singapore as an economy – it has minimal government interference, low taxes,

NYS Court of Appeals Pork Lawsuit Summary

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-08
This is the summary from the Court’s web site.  Formatting may be a bit off. To be argued Wednesday, October 12, 2011 No. 190 Bordeleau v State of New York In this declaratory judgment action, 50 New York taxpayers challenge the constitutionality o

The GOP ? What's That ?

2011-10-08
A 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll discovered that most people don't know what the Republican party acronym 'GOP' stands for. I wasn't too surprised by that. It's not that important. For the record, 'GOP' stands for 'Gre

Taxes, Competition and Pricing

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-08
If President Obama were like George Washington and could not tell a lie, this is what he would say to the American taxpayer: Yes, we are going to increase your taxes, but don’t worry. If we waste those funds, we’ll just increase your taxes

Follow me on Twitter

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-08
I finally figured out the whole Twitter thing and I’m posting like crazy. Please go Twitter.com and search for JimOstrowski to follow me.

Currency Outlook: The Euro & The Swiss Franc

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-08

Conscripting Tax Preparers Part 2: EITC Due Diligence Requirements

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-08
Last year I wrote a post titled IRS Disbars CPA for Relying on Client’s Income and Expense Numbers about a disturbing trend by the IRS to draft private tax preparers and force them to work as IRS auditors without pay. Here’s what I said:

The Best at What They Do...and Illegal

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-08

More Fake Farmers

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-07
Last year, Congress chose to give to give millions more dollars to black farmers who claim they were discriminated against by the US Agriculture Department -- I've reported that lots of the money goes to people who never farmed. In my report, Othello Cross, a ...

5 Reasons a Millionaire Tax is Dumb

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-07
Howard Gleckman of TaxVox writes in The Democrats Millionaire Tax: Smart Politics, Awful Policy: Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid’s plan to fund a $445 billion stimulus, err, jobs bill with a 5.6 percent surtax on millionaires is not all bad. After a

Is The Health-Care Law a Job Killer?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-07
Is The Health-Care Law a Job Killer?

Health-care law’s impact on profits, jobs

Should Companies be Able to Discriminate Against Unemployed?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-07
Should Companies be Able to Discriminate Against Unemployed?

The Fair Employment Opportunity Act

Nader on Occupy Wall Street & Tea Parties Common Causes

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-07
Nader on Occupy Wall Street & Tea Parties Common Causes

Ralph Nader on Occupy Wall Street

When is it Legal to Kill an American?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-07
When is it Legal to Kill an American?

Kirsten Powers on al-Awlaki

Peter Schiff: Regulation is My Single Biggest Fixed Cost

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-07
Peter Schiff: Regulation is My Single Biggest Fixed Cost

Regulations’ impact on jobs

Wall Street Protestors Getting Paid?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-10-07
Wall Street Protestors Getting Paid?

Freedom Files: Wall Street protests continue

Infrastructure Spending Not a Jobs Creator?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-10-07
Infrastructure Spending Not a Jobs Creator?

Impact of infrastructure spending on jobs

The US Dollar Has Been The Titanic

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-07
But if you’re going to be in a currency, there are a lot of fiat currencies out there that I think are a lot less flawed than the dollar...The dollar has been the Titanic. - in Newsmax.comPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics a

More Imaginary Green Jobs

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-07
Another green jobs initiative has failed. Just a few weeks after Solyndra's default, the Inspector General of the Labor Department said that a $500 million green jobs training program should be shut down. The Labor department said 79,854 people would get jobs ...

Anti-Corporation Hypocrites. Classic!

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-07
(Hat Tip: Power Line) Bookmark & Share:

Feds Announce Obama Flip-Flop

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-07
Yesterday, dozens of California medical marijuana dispensaries got letters like this one from Obama's Department of Justice that warned they must shut down "even if such activities are permitted under state law." This afternoon, four DOJ attorneys held a pres...

R.I.P. Steve Jobs (2/24/1955 – 10/5/2011)

Big Government 2011-10-06
Cross-Posted: TobyToons (Conservative Political Cartoons)

Peter Schiff WANTS to Hire...but Can't?

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-06
You read that right. Here's a guy who wanted to hire more people...then he did...then he got fined...(wait for it)...for hiring too many people. Click here for the story from Real Clear Politics. If this doesn't make you scratch your head, I don't know

The Top 100 Statistics About The Collapse Of The Economy That Every American Voter Should Know

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-06
The U.S. economy is dying and most American voters have no idea why it is happening.  Unfortunately, the mainstream media and most of our politicians are not telling the truth about the collapse of the economy.  This generation was handed the keys to th

The Top 100 Statistics About The Collapse Of The Economy That Every American Voter Should Know

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-06
The U.S. economy is dying and most American voters have no idea why it is happening.  Unfortunately, the mainstream media and most of our politicians are not telling the truth about the collapse of the economy.  This generation was handed the keys to th

Another Tax Untruth

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
Greg Mankiw calls the left out on another tax fib in Obama versus Clinton on Tax Policy: One of the common memes about tax policy is that President Obama just wants to return the tax code to where it was during the Clinton years. The problem is, this is

Can the Government Steal your Property?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-06
Can the Government Steal your Property?

Civil Asset Forfeiture Case

Can Left & Right Unite?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-06
Can Left & Right Unite?

Wall Street protesters vs Tea Party

Steve Jobs, Free Market Hero

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-06
Steve Jobs, Free Market Hero

Embodying what free market can enable

Mitt Romney’s Medicare Love Affair

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-06
Mitt Romney’s Medicare Love Affair

Mitt Romney says “hands off” Medicare

Occupy Wall Street, Solyndra and the Obama Double Standard

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
Stephen Hayes just made a brilliant observation about the disconnect between President Obama’s support of the Wall Street occupiers and his defense of his administration’s decision to invest in Solyndra: The President says the Wall Street pro

McCain, Hagan Repatriation Tax Holiday Bill

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
WebCPA reports that Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Kay Hagan, D-N.C., introduced legislation Thursday allowing multinational corporations to repatriate their foreign earnings at a reduced tax rate: The bipartisan bill, known as the Foreign Earnings Re

Denmark’s Fat Tax

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
If President Obama and the tax-happy left get their way, this is what is coming in America. Lisa Abend of TIME reports that Denmark has just enacted a tax on fatty foods: The tax, the first of its kind in the world, imposes a 16 krone (roughly $3) hike pe

Currency Outlook: Scandinavian Currencies

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-06
I like the whole region of Scandinavia for a number of reasons. A big one is that it’s a way to gain exposure to Europe without being in the eurozone.I also like the fact that Scandinavia experienced a lot of socialism already, and they’re already dea

IRS Use of Tax Liens Often Violates its Stated Mission

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
Paul Caron discusses Danshera Cords’ Brandeis Law Review article Lien on Me: Virtual Debtors Prisons, The Practical Effects of Tax Liens and Proposals for Reform, 49 Brandeis L.J. 341 (2011): This Article discusses the harm that a notice of federa

Westboro Church Announces Protest of Steve Jobs’ Funeral…on the iPhone

Big Government 2011-10-06
The fringe crazies at Westboro Church are going to protest Steve Jobs’ funeral for…well, for reasons I can’t possibly explain. As best I can tell, they believe this titan of capitalism should have done more to support their particular re

The Inevitable Consequences of Class Warfare Rhetoric

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
Somehow we’ve gone from tax-the-rich to kill-the-rich. Gee, I wonder how that happened? This story from Politico makes me pine for the gentler days of mere crosshairs on congressional districts: Several influential New York state lawmakers have rec

“Death is Life’s Change Agent” – Steve Jobs

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-06
Who knew Steve Jobs was also a wise philosopher? No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because

Ryan's Plan to Repeal and Replace Obamacare.

The Libertarian Republic 2011-10-06

Thursday Open Thread: Israel Edition

Big Government 2011-10-06
Today, in 1973, Egypt and Syria launched attacks against Israel in what would become known as the Yom Kippur War. It didn’t end well for Egypt or Syria.

Elementary Economics: Is Obama Smarter Than A 2nd Grader?

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-06

Why Not Just Pay Her More?

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-06

What Are Big Businesses So Afraid Of?

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-05
Small businesses relish competition, because they're usually the ones doing the competing. They're the ones doing it faster, doing it friendlier, doing it better and with more pizzazz.  They love competition, and competition helps them to grow, for i

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Big Government 2011-10-05
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56. Appl

Peter Schiff Vs. Michael Moore

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-05
Peter Schiff points out the hypocrisy in Michael Moore’s comments:WeAreChange confronts filmmaker Michael Moore on whether he supports ending the private Federal Reserve banking system. Expert economist Peter Schiff rebuts Moore’s words.Moore calls fo

Inspector General: Green Jobs Training Program a Failure, Money Should Be Returned

Big Government 2011-10-05
From The New York Times: greenjobs_gw_03 // A $500 million green jobs program at the Department of Labor has so far provided only 15 percent of current participants with jobs, leading the agency’s inspector general to recommend that the bulk of the

Common Gound With the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-05
Common Gound With the Occupy Wall Street Movement Posted by James Ostrowski on October 5, 2011 11:50 AM Here are a few issues that can serve as the basis for a coalition between Paulian libertarians and tea people and the Occupy folks: 1. End the Fed 2. E

End the U.S.’s Wars Now?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-05
End the U.S.’s Wars Now?

The growing sentiment to end the wars

Fast, Furious and Fouled Up

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-05
Fast, Furious and Fouled Up

The ATF botched a deadly experiment

Letting Markets Do What Markets Do

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-05
I have been reading Thomas Sowell‘s classic textbook Basic Economics in which he makes many wise observations, including this one: The fact that the market is not doing what we wish it would do is no reason to automatically assume that the governme

Palin Says She’s Not Running for President in 2012

Big Government 2011-10-05
Sarah Palin told Mark Levin on his radio show today that she will not be seeking the Republican Presidential Nomination in 2012. Palin released the following update to supporters: October 5, 2011 Wasilla, Alaska After much prayer and serious considerat

Gold Is Real Money. Everything Else Is Just A Substitute

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-05
Gold is real money, everything else is just a substitute. - in ETF Daily NewsRelated ETFs: SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD), Newmont Mining (NEM)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestse

And So It Begins – The First Major European Bank Has Been Bailed Out And More Bailouts Are Coming

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-05
And so it begins.  The first major European bank bailout of 2011 has now happened.  French/Belgian banking giant Dexia has failed and both governments have pledged to participate in a rescue plan.  But Dexia will not be the last major European bank to

And So It Begins – The First Major European Bank Has Been Bailed Out And More Bailouts Are Coming

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-05
And so it begins.  The first major European bank bailout of 2011 has now happened.  French/Belgian banking giant Dexia has failed and both governments have pledged to participate in a rescue plan.  But Dexia will not be the last major European bank to

Occupy Wall Street: A Story without Heroes

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-05

Video: Currency Plays Outside The US Dollar

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-05

Gibson: Don't Just Fear OUR Laws & Regs

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-10-05

October 5, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna A better than reported services report, and generally ov

E-Mails: OMB Staffers Joked About Solyndra Bilking Tax Payers

Big Government 2011-10-05
Just months after receiving the first “Green Jobs” stimulus money from the Obama Administration, the Department of Energy was poised to funnel another $469 million to Solyndra, the failed solar energy start-up at the center of a growing scanda

The Government Has Really Discredited Capitalism

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-05

Senate Democrats Propose 5% Surtax on Millionaires

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
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After $200M Stimulus, Company Cuts 10% of Workforce

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Fox News Link:  http://nation.foxnew

Euro Nations Face Downgrade, Moody’s Says

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Announced U.S. Job Cuts Rise 212% From Year Ago

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Ireland Still Faces Bailout Challenges

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Bernanke: Political Pressure Wouldn’t Halt More Easing

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

UK Economy Grows Less than Estimated

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Moody's Slashes Italy Debt Rating by Three Points

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-05
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Guardian Link:  http://www.guard

Marshalling The Forces Of Anti-Capitalism

2011-10-04
Above is a photo of the Occupy Wall Street protesters tussling with police as they blocked off the Brooklyn Bridge: About 700 protesters were arrested after a horde of anti-Wall Street demonstrators swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday, halting traffic f

Marshalling The Forces Of Anti-Capitalism

2011-10-04
Above is a photo of the Occupy Wall Street protesters tussling with police as they blocked off the Brooklyn Bridge: About 700 protesters were arrested after a horde of anti-Wall Street demonstrators swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday, halting traffic f

Protected: NNComm #211: Ashton Kutcher’s Two-Way Street

Marc Rudov 2011-10-04
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Rep. Ron Paul on GAO Audit of the Fed

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-04
Rep. Ron Paul on GAO Audit of the Fed

Ron Paul on Federal Reserve & war

Quarter of a Billion Dollar Tax Refund Scam Busted by IRS

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-04
WebCPA reports that a federal grand jury has indicted 55 individuals for participating in a massive income tax fraud scheme based in Southern California that illegally sought over $250 million in tax refunds. Special agents in the Internal Revenue Servic

Surreal News: Michael Savage agrees with Ron Paul

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-04
Hard to believe, but he agrees for all the right reasons.

It Always Surprises Me That Most US Investors Still Fail To Take Currency Risk Into Account

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-04

Bank Fees? Let’s Tell The Banksters That We Don’t Want Their Stinking Bank Fees And That We Are Switching Banks

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-04
Millions of Americans are about to get stabbed in the back by their banks.  Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citibank and several other large banks are either already implementing outrageous new bank fees or are currently testing them.  So

Bank Fees? Let’s Tell The Banksters That We Don’t Want Their Stinking Bank Fees And That We Are Switching Banks

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-04
Millions of Americans are about to get stabbed in the back by their banks.  Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citibank and several other large banks are either already implementing outrageous new bank fees or are currently testing them.  So

Let There Be Freedom

John Stossel 's Take 2011-10-04
What would America look like if libertarians were in charge? There would be a lot less government and a lot more freedom. Some people fear freedom. They think less government means chaos. But they are wrong. I explore the subject this week in my syndicated ...

Smaller Government, Less Regulation is Better for Everyone

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-04
As readers of this blog know, I am a frequent reader of Linda Beale’s tax blog ataxingmatter. I recently left a comment on one of her posts objecting to the left’s demonization of conservatives as either stupid or malicious and said the follow

October 4, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-04
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks flip flopped from losses to gains throughout a

The Touchdown Tax: A Sin Tax on College Sports

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-04
Allen Sanderson wrote a column for Chicago Life Magazine titled Taxes and Touchdowns, Leveling the Playing Field in College Athletics: If [the sin taxes} now on the table are acceptable, let me suggest a fifth item: college football games. Yes, I am adv

Monday Open Thread: TARP Edition

Big Government 2011-10-03
Today, in 2008, the TARP bailout was signed into law by President Bush.

Bad Financial News Keeps Pouring In: 14 Facts That Just Might Scare The Living Daylights Out Of You

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-03
Will the bad financial news ever stop?  A lot of people in the financial world were hoping for a much better fourth quarter after an absolutely disastrous third quarter.  Well, if Monday was any indication, October could end up being a really rough mont

Bad Financial News Keeps Pouring In: 14 Facts That Just Might Scare The Living Daylights Out Of You

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-03
Will the bad financial news ever stop?  A lot of people in the financial world were hoping for a much better fourth quarter after an absolutely disastrous third quarter.  Well, if Monday was any indication, October could end up being a really rough mont

Wait, what?

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-03
The liberal version of the Tea Partiers have taken it to the streets. Much like many of the TP’ers (who act as shills for the establishment GOP), they’re being funded by special interests closely aligned with a political party and their agenda

Is Due Process Dead?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-03
Is Due Process Dead?

Gov. Johnson on Al-Awlaki

Was Al-Awlaki Killing Against American Values?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-03
Was Al-Awlaki Killing Against American Values?

Jacob Hornberger on Al-Awlaki

The Plain Truth about Executive Assassination

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-03
The Plain Truth about Executive Assassination

The Judge on Anwar Al-Awlaki

What’s the Message from OccupyWallStreet?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-10-03
What’s the Message from OccupyWallStreet?

Mixed messages from protesters

Herman Cain Plays the Race Card

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-10-03
And I was just starting to like Herman Cain. Cain has jumped on the race-hustling bandwagon and accused Rick Perry of racism simply because Perry didn’t remove an offensive sign on one of his properties fast enough. “The name of the place was

Is the Federal Reserve Constitutional?

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-10-03

Currency: The Hidden Portfolio Risk

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
By:  Peter Schiff Monday, October 3, 2011 In today's investment landscape, risk can come

Third Quarter: Wrap-Up

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-03

Germany Will NEVER Leave the Eurozone—Because It Can’t

Gonzalo Lira 2011-10-03

Qatari Wealth Fund Plans $10bn Gold Buying Spree

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Telegraph Link:  http://www.tele

Greece To Miss Deficit Targets Despite Austerity

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

Stocks Sink, Pushing S&P To New Low For The Year

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! Finance Link:  http://finance

No Rise in Home Prices Until 2020: Bankers

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com//id/

That Retirement Calculator May Be Lying to You

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox Business! • 10pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  October 6, 2011 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox Business...

'Biggest Tech IPO Ever' Planned by Chinese Firm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Fox News Link:  http://www.foxnews.c

Fed Retirement Blowout Almost as Bad as Social Security

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  ABC News Link:  http://abcnews.go.co

Germany 'Won't Give More To EU Bail-Out Fund'

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-10-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  France24 Link:  http://www.france24.

Pork Lawsuit Oral Argument October 12th (Rally Before)

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-02
Media Advisory Contact: James Ostrowski (716) 435-8918 jameso@apollo3.com http://www.corporatewelfarerally.com/ Pork Lawsuit Oral Argument October 12th (Rally Before) Buffalo, NY. October 2, 2011. A multi-billion dollar citizens’ lawsuit seeking to

The Devil’s Delusion with David Berlinski

Big Government 2011-10-02
Why are so many scientific experts atheists? Is it because of their desire for power, their sole acceptance of physical theories, or mere denial? Contrary to what many people think, science and religion are not always mutually exclusive. Many laws of the

700 Arrested After Protest on NY’s Brooklyn Bridge

Big Government 2011-10-02
From the Associated Press: Protesters speaking out against corporate greed and other grievances were maintaining a presence in Manhattan’s Financial District even after more than 700 of them were arrested during a march on the Brooklyn Bridge in a

Sadly, more of the same from the Black Caucus

Star Parker 2011-10-02
President Obama does not miss an opportunity to point out that the problems this country is facing today did not start on his watch. And, by and large, this is true. However he could also use this refrain to react to...

John King Isn’t a Republican, So Why Should He Pick Our Candidate?

Big Government 2011-10-02
Have you ever been told to settle for something you weren’t happy with or to ‘just deal’ with the hand you’d been dealt because … well, it is what it is? Yeah. I’ve been dealing with that a lot lately – especially when the talk turns to poli

ObamaCare Tops Upcoming Supreme Court Agenda

Big Government 2011-10-02
From Reuters: President Barack Obama’s sweeping healthcare overhaul will top the agenda in the new Supreme Court term that opens on Monday and could be the most momentous in decades. Returning from its three-month recess, the nation’s highes

Meet #OccupyWallSt’s @JeffRae: Professional Rabble Rouser, Agitator, Organizer & Labor Activist

Big Government 2011-10-02
Saturday, marked the second week of the #OccupyWallSt protests. With the endorsements of union bosses now firmly in their back pockets, protesters in New York celebrated the anniversary of their campout in a New York City park by shutting down the Brookly

Remarkable Essay by Hugo–Very Important Now

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-02
In these times when liberalism is destroying the nation while its antidote libertarianism struggles to connect with more than ten percent of the population, I struggle to construct the proper word formulas to explain to people the nature of this conflict.

Private Schools Are Good for Your Kids

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-02
One of the points I made in Government Schools Are Bad for Your Kids is that private school students get more scholarship money for college. Today, I went to the Sacred Heart HS open house (Buffalo, NY). It’s a top flight private schools for girls.

Who’s Behind The ‘Occupy Everywhere’ Faux-tests?

Big Government 2011-10-02
With the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests starting the catch on in the media after the arrests at the Brooklyn Bridge and protests in Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Occupy Whatever meme is coming to a city near you. Occupy Dallas! is coming t

Buffalo News Story Shows Free New York Was Right

Political Class Dismissed 2011-10-02
Matt Spina has a good story today about how a local law firm has profited from its contract with the Erie County IDA. In Free New York’s report, we discussed the cost of IDAs and showed that these are all wasted dollars since IDAs do not help the ec

Currencies Outlook: Canadian Dollar

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-02
I also like the Canadian dollar. Years ago, Canada put in place some deep structural changes to help deal with their problems of deficits and big government. While it’s certainly not a free-market utopia up there, I think they’ve done a lot of good th

Uh Oh: 90 Percent Of Americans Rate Economic Conditions In The U.S. As “Poor”

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-02
Uh oh - are we rapidly reaching another major economic tipping point?  According to a new CNN/ORC International Poll, 90 percent of the American people believe that economic conditions in the United States are "poor".  This represents a significant incr

Uh Oh: 90 Percent Of Americans Rate Economic Conditions In The U.S. As “Poor”

The Economic Collapse 2011-10-02
Uh oh - are we rapidly reaching another major economic tipping point?  According to a new CNN/ORC International Poll, 90 percent of the American people believe that economic conditions in the United States are "poor".  This represents a significant incr

Killing Awlaki

2011-10-01
When I heard we killed the terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki with a Predator drone strike in Yemen, my first reaction was "good, we got another one !" When it comes to killing al Qaedans, I'm on-board with the idea, mainly because al Qaedans are on

Killing Awlaki

2011-10-01
When I heard we killed the terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki with a Predator drone strike in Yemen, my first reaction was "good, we got another one !" When it comes to killing al Qaedans, I'm on-board with the idea, mainly because al Qaedans are on

Currencies Outlook: British Pound

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-10-01