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Wisc. Election ‘Watchdog’ Assumes ALL Recall Signatures Are Valid, Will Only Verify Contested Entries

Big Government 2011-11-30
In Wisconsin, where Big Labor is circulating petitions to trigger the recall of Republican Governor Scott Walker, the state agency that monitors and administers elections is known as the G.A.B. The ‘A’ is supposed to stand for accountability.

Adam Carolla Explains the OWS Generation

Big Government 2011-11-30
If you feel no one has quite captured how you may feel about the ‘Occupiers’, look no further than this. There are seriously no words for how much awesome is packed into this 9 minute rant. That’s really all that can be said about it. Th

The Test You Want to Fail

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-30
The Iowa corn growers association released a report card today, rating Republican primary candidates on their support of "corn grower's legislative priorities." Candidates who oppose subsidies, like Representative Ron Paul and Herman Cain got "D." grades (On...

Budget Reform the Chicago Way: Increase Mandated Spending

Big Government 2011-11-30
In 2010, Governor Quinn signed into law a landmark budget reform law called “Budgeting for Results”.  The goal was quite simple, that spending should be tied to measurable goals of the state and that funding should change according to what be

It’s Easy to Steal IRS Refunds

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-30
Two years ago we addressed the IRS’s flawed refund procedure in False Refund Schemes and Backwards IRS Return Processing Rules. Today, Jay Weaver of the Miami Herald gives a distressing update in Scammers Steal IRS Refunds with Ease: “We are se

The Principle of Yin Yang

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-30
"The concept of yin yang which is often referred to in the West as 'yin and yang,' is used to describe how polar opposites or seemingly contrary forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, and how they give rise to each other in tur

Houston Democrats Throw Christmas Party at Planned Parenthood

Big Government 2011-11-30
One doesn’t have to be a dedicated pro-life activist to find the idea of this event kind of sick. I think even the majority of those who believe abortion services and clinics should be available would agree that an abortion clinic is the wrong venue

Dictatorship Codified

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-30
A Washington Post op-ed by Democratic Senator Carl Levin and Republic Senator John McCain shows, once again, that the threat to the freedom and well-being of the American people comes from both liberals and conservatives....

UNIONS: Future of the Occupy Movement?

Big Government 2011-11-30
From Accuracy in Media’s Benjamin Johnson and Logan Churchwell: Now that the holidays and winter weather are upon us, it will be a critical time for the Occupy Movement. Will they continue to slum in public (and private) parks illegally, or do th

What Have The Central Banks Of The World Done Now?

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-30
The central banks of the world are acting as if it is 2008 all over again.  Desperate times call for desperate measures, and right now the central bankers are pulling out all the stops.  The Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Englan

What Have The Central Banks Of The World Done Now?

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-30
The central banks of the world are acting as if it is 2008 all over again.  Desperate times call for desperate measures, and right now the central bankers are pulling out all the stops.  The Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of Englan

I Think QE3 Is Going To Happen

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-30
I think QE3 is going to happen — if it’s not already here in disguise. They will officially acknowledge it. The government just revised downward its estimate for third-quarter growth from 2.5 percent to 2. I think we’re relapsing into recession beca

The Best Books of 2011

Big Government 2011-11-30
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Hunter Baker to discuss the eventful and impactful books they read in 2011 including autobiographies o

Merkel Wants The Euro To Be The Strongest Currency In The World

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-30

New Book Exposes the Effort to Introduce Radical Political Philosophy into K-12 Classrooms

Big Government 2011-11-30
MUSKEGON, Mich. – We’ve always known that teachers unions are very political organizations, and many of their more radical members are active in left-wing causes. That’s their right, as long as they pursue their activities after school. But mo

Free Speech "Zones"

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-30
Whenever I think Valdosta State University, Texas Tech, and Citrus College once had small designated campus "free speech zones," which implied that the rest of the campus was off-limits to protest and other forms of speech. All those school got rid of their f...

European Ministers Plan to Turn to IMF for More Help

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

Fed, Five Central Banks Lower Interest Rate on Swaps

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://news.bus

EU Unemployment Hits 13-Year High

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

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

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 30, 2011 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox Business...

Fed's No. 2 Sees Room for Further Monetary Easing

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

Eurozone Ministers OK $10.7 Billion Greek Loan

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! News Link:  http://news.yahoo

Ratings Firms Misread Signs of Greek Woes

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Japan Unemployment Rate Exceeds All Estimates

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Fitch Warns of U.S. Downgrade if No Budget Deal by 2013

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link:  http://busines

Italy’s Banks Back Patriotism to Spur Govt Debt Demand

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-30
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Heading Toward Greece

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-29
American statists just don't get it. They see what's happening with Greece, and yet steadfastly continue down the same road here in the United States. With Americans unable to let go of warfare-state programs and welfare-state programs, federal spending a

Another Oops Moment from Paul Krugman: U.S. Tax Structure Should be Like Singapore’s

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-29
The pressures of having to write a daily column can cause perverse results and nobody demonstrates this phenomenon better than the New York Times’ Paul Krugman. William Anderson of Krugman-in-Wonderland has the latest manifestation of Krugman

Battlefield: America - Have the Terrorists Won?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-29
Battlefield: America - Have the Terrorists Won?

Sen. Paul on the defense bill

Bringing the War of Terror Home

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-29
Bringing the War of Terror Home

Rep. Amash on the defense bill

Our Nationalizing Government

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-29
Our Nationalizing Government

John Allison on nationalization

The US Is Crystal Clear In Its Intention To Ignore Its Debt Problems

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-29

David Cay Johnston Blasts Court of Appeals

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-29
In New York, gifts circumvent a ban Nov 29, 2011 11:26 EST By David Cay Johnston The opinions expressed are his own. Taxpayers can expect ever more picking of their pockets by businesses with political clout thanks to the Nov. 21 decision by Judge Theodor

Tens Of Millions Of American Families Are Living On The Edge Of Desperation – And The Economy Is About To Get A Whole Lot Worse

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-29
Have you ever been so poor that you had to live in your car?  Have you ever been so low on funds that the only place you could afford to live was a rat-infested motel?  Have you ever spent a night living in a tent city or sleeping in the streets?  If n

Tens Of Millions Of American Families Are Living On The Edge Of Desperation – And The Economy Is About To Get A Whole Lot Worse

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-29
Have you ever been so poor that you had to live in your car?  Have you ever been so low on funds that the only place you could afford to live was a rat-infested motel?  Have you ever spent a night living in a tent city or sleeping in the streets?  If n

Blocking the Paths Out of Poverty

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-29
Government crushes the American dream. Bureaucrats keep passing new rules that make it harder to climb the ladders of success. In my syndicated column this week, I look at how some cities smother street vendors: The city of Atlanta, for example, has turned all...

Mark Cuban: Increase in Corporate Net Profits through Tax Reduction Doesn’t Create Jobs

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-29
Mark Cuban is a billionaire and a very smart guy, but his opinion that reducing corporate taxes does not create jobs is off the mark: Companies hire because they need people to compete and keep customers happy, not because of lower tax rates … . B

Statism from the Right and Left

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-28
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, a conservative, and New York Times columnist Gail Collins, a liberal, recently provided excellent insights into how the statist mind operates, both from a conservative and a liberal perspective....

The War Over Military Reform

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-28
The War Over Military Reform

Whole world’s a battlefield

The Paradox of Thrift

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-28
The Paradox of Thrift

Does spending spell “recovery?”

The Government’s Internet Crackdown

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-28
The Government’s Internet Crackdown

Government controlling the internet?

Safe Haven Demand For The US Dollar May Be Short Lived

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-28
In the meantime, the prospect of sovereign default in Europe is driving “safe haven" demand for the dollar. So, contrary to the political blame game, Europe’s problems are actually providing a temporary boost to America’s bubble economy. However, a

22 Reasons Why We Could See An Economic Collapse In Europe In 2012

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-28
Will 2012 be the year that we see an economic collapse in Europe?  Before you dismiss the title of this article as "alarmist", read the facts listed in the rest of this article first.  Over the past several months, there has been an astonishing loss of

22 Reasons Why We Could See An Economic Collapse In Europe In 2012

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-28
Will 2012 be the year that we see an economic collapse in Europe?  Before you dismiss the title of this article as "alarmist", read the facts listed in the rest of this article first.  Over the past several months, there has been an astonishing loss of

Europe Vs US: Which Will Explode First?

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-28

Give Thanks for American Exceptionalism

Star Parker 2011-11-27
The Pew Research Center has provided some timely food for thought as we enter our traditional holiday season. According to a new report comparing attitudes in Europe and America, only 49 percent of...

Reality Check

2011-11-27
In reference to cutting government spending, President Obama likes to say we should use a "scalpel" instead of a "machete". Obama couldn't be more wrong. We should be using a howitzer instead of a machete on government spending. U

Reality Check

2011-11-27
In reference to cutting government spending, President Obama likes to say we should use a "scalpel" instead of a "machete". Obama couldn't be more wrong. We should be using a howitzer instead of a machete on government spending. U

Let The REAL Revolutionary Power Flow Through Our Country

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-27

You Don`t Drive An Economy By Consuming

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-27
You don’t drive an economy by consuming – the consumer is not the engine, the consumer is the caboose. - in Libertarian NewsPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash

TIGTA: 82% of Investment Theft Loss Claims are Erroneous

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-26
Taxpayers and their advisors have good reason to want to categorize losses as theft losses rather than investment losses. Theft losses are treated as ordinary losses and are deductible in full in the year incurred. Investment losses are treated as capit

Occupying Seven Deadly Sins

Big Government 2011-11-26
A friend of mine was recently opining on Facebook, in the midst of the Occupy Albany movement announcing plans for a Black Friday flash mob scene at the local mall – What are the Occupiers trying to get done? It is a question many people have been a

Saturday Open Thread: Notre Dame Edition

Big Government 2011-11-26
Today, in 1842, the University of Notre Dame was founded. Our thoughts turn to Grandpa JJ who played for Knute Rockne. Cheers!

Vulnerable Lawmakers Rush to Back Bill Banning Insider Trading

Big Government 2011-11-26
From The Hill: Politically vulnerable lawmakers are lining up as co-sponsors of legislation that would ban congressional insider trading. A “60 minutes” report earlier this month indicated that members of Congress have been trading stocks based on k

Trust, Growth and Obama

Big Government 2011-11-26
As is well known, the American economy has been in a recession or slogging through with anemic growth over the past three years.  Some say this is the new normal or at least a long-term condition.  Meanwhile, American firms are holding record amounts of

Printing Money Is Merely Taxation In Another Form

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-26

Taking Parks Corporate

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-25
Taking Parks Corporate

Saving America’s parks

Native Americans Hampered by Welfare Programs

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-25
Native Americans Hampered by Welfare Programs

Should Native Americans own their reservations?

The Real Thanksgiving Story

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-25
The Real Thanksgiving Story

Thanksgiving Lesson: Sharing isn’t necessarily caring

The Path to Constitutional Money

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-25
The Path to Constitutional Money

Judge Nap on the way forward for the U.S. economy

Climategate Deja Vu All Over Again

2011-11-25
I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving. On the Black Friday front, I saw half a dozen tents pitched in front of Best Buy Thanksgiving morning at 7:30am. People were camping out there. They weren't Occupiers. They were shoppers. I drove past Best Buy

Climategate Deja Vu All Over Again

2011-11-25
I hope you all had a happy Thanksgiving. On the Black Friday front, I saw half a dozen tents pitched in front of Best Buy Thanksgiving morning at 7:30am. People were camping out there. They weren't Occupiers. They were shoppers. I drove past Best Buy

The Main Problem The Past Number Of Years Is We Spent A Lot Of Money We Didn’t Have To Buy Foreign Products We Can’t Afford

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-25
First of all the main problem the past number of years is we spent a lot of money we didn’t have to buy foreign products we can’t afford. We have run up an enormous debt to the rest of the world and have nothing to show for it. It’s analogous to an

Why Don’t Wholesalers CARE About Four Loko?

Big Government 2011-11-25
For many years, beer and wine wholesalers have ardently defended states’ right to regulate alcoholic beverages. Their wholesalers’ associations—the National Beer Wholesalers Association and the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America—have writte

Black Friday Violence Worse Than Ever As American Consumers Fight Over Deals Like Crazed Animals

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-25
We all knew that this was coming, didn't we?  Each year Black Friday violence just seems to get worse and worse.  What does it say about American consumers when they are willing to fight like crazed animals just to save a few bucks on cheap plastic crap

Black Friday Violence Worse Than Ever As American Consumers Fight Over Deals Like Crazed Animals

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-25
We all knew that this was coming, didn't we?  Each year Black Friday violence just seems to get worse and worse.  What does it say about American consumers when they are willing to fight like crazed animals just to save a few bucks on cheap plastic crap

The First Amendment DOES NOT Protect #OccupyWallStreet

Big Government 2011-11-25
The good news: the hippies and freaks in Zuccotti Park were finally swept away by law enforcement a few weeks ago. The bad news: they simply took their protests to other places—homeless shelters, other public parks, bridges, and now retailers. That’s

Occupy Wall Street: The Implications on the Bill of Rights

Big Government 2011-11-25
For very good and valid reasons, Americans understand the extraordinary importance of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the right peacefully to assemble for redress of grievances.  That, of course, is the rationale for the Occupy Wall Street

November 25, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Friday, November 25, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks initially jumped roughly 1% Friday but gave b

Stocks Extend Longest Drop Since 2008 on Debt Burden

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Austrian Banks Likely Next Domino in EU Debt Crisis

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  International Business Times Link: 

Portugal’s Credit Rating Is Cut to Junk by Fitch on Debt

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

U.K. Banks Plan for Euro-Zone Split

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Euro Rescue Fund’s Impact in Doubt

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Italian Bonds Drop as Borrowing Costs Surge

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Debt Crisis Standoff Puts Euro at Risk

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Globe and Mail Link:  http://www

Hungary Credit Rating Cut to Junk at Moody’s

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-25
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Ron Paul Revolution at the Buffalo Turkey Trot

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-24

It’s Official: Dollar Coin Makes No Sense

Big Government 2011-11-23
In case the fact that 76 percent of Americans oppose ditching the dollar bill in favor of a dollar coin wasn’t compelling enough, a new study that exposes the proposal’s supposed cost savings as mere myth should finally convince the super committee to

Reminder–Ron Paul Turkey Trot Tomorrow

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-23
8:30am Downtown, coffee after at Spot http://politicalclassdismissed.com/?p=12707

Trouble

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-23
The global economy is heading for a massive amount of trouble in the months ahead.  Right now we are seeing the beginning of a credit crunch that is shaping up to be very reminiscent of what we saw back in 2008.  Investors and big corporations are pulli

Trouble

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-23
The global economy is heading for a massive amount of trouble in the months ahead.  Right now we are seeing the beginning of a credit crunch that is shaping up to be very reminiscent of what we saw back in 2008.  Investors and big corporations are pulli

Meet The Occupy Leaders: Anti-Israel Muhammed Malik Of Occupy Miami

Big Government 2011-11-23
Muhammed Malik, a leader and spokesman for Occupy Miami, has extensive ties to pro-Palestine groups that some see as creating a false front for anti-Israeli and anti-Semitic sentiments. Malik is described in this interview from October 13th as “one of O

Pork Lawsuit Links

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-23
To fully understand why Judge Smith said the Court “judicially repealed” the gift clause, first, read my brief. Then watch the oral argument. Finally, read the Court’s opinion. I firmly believe that if this case stands, and is not someho

College Civil Liberties Tour

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-23
FFF is embarking on one of the most exciting programs in our 22-year history.

In Defense of Defense Spending

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-23
In Defense of Defense Spending

Time to cut defense?

The Cult of Home Ownership

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-23
The Cult of Home Ownership

Downside to home ownership?

#Occupy Protest Costs Cities at least $13 Million

Big Government 2011-11-23
From the Associated Press: During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million in police overtime and other municipal services, accor

Supporters of Tax Scofflaw Ai Weiwei Expose Their Wee Wees

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-23
From Kelly Phillips-Erb aka TaxGirl: Talk about the naked truth. Fans of beleaguered artist Ai Weiwei have tapped the power of the internet to show their support… by posing naked. Ai Weiwei was charged with tax evasion earlier this year, a charge that h

States’ Immigration Laws Fill Leadership Void Left by President and Congress

Big Government 2011-11-23
Is it possible to be pro-immigration in this country and still support the principles of the State of Alabama’s immigration laws, dubbed some of the strictest in the nation? Absolutely. Sound paradoxical? Not at all. Being pro-immigration shouldn’t

The Currency Wars

Big Government 2011-11-23
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by James Rickards, to discuss why the Federal Reserve is wrong to keep interest rates at zero, concerns a

OSHA Wastes $200k for Mobile APP that Doesn’t Work

Big Government 2011-11-23
From BetaBeat: The infamous $640 toilet seat which the Pentagon purchased back in the 1980′s now has a crappy, excuse the pun, modern day equivalent: a government-made mobile app with a price tag of $200,000. Rich Jones of Gun.io, a job board for hac

The Brazilian Blowout Hoax Part 3: Politicians and The FDA Attack a Safe Product

Big Government 2011-11-23
Please read Part 1 and Part 2. Contrary to recent media reports, the Brazilian Blowout hair treatment is safe for use. Oregon OSHA and Federal OSHA had already attacked Brazilian Blowout’s product, steering the media to focus on faulty aspects of

November 23, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks suffered another selloff as preliminary Ch

Whose Fuse is Shorter?

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
By:  Peter Schiff Wednesday, November 23, 2011 With fiscal time bombs ticking in both Europe and

Video Interview On Fox Business

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-23

Free Speech and Its Enemies

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-23
Should government forbid people from saying things viewed as hateful, or harassing? I cover that in my syndicated column today: I once interviewed someone who said words are like bullets because words can wound; this justified some censorship in his eyes. Ugly...

IRS Testing of Preparers to Begin

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-23
The Internal Revenue Service is moving into the second phase of its tax preparer regulation initiative by beginning next week to schedule the first competency tests for tax preparers. I used to be in favor of regulation of unenrolled tax preparers becau

Elderly Entrepreneur Out of Business Thanks to War on Drugs

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-11-23

Greece Faces Last Chance to Stay in Euro Zone

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

German Auction ‘Disaster’ Stirs Crisis Concern

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

European Banks Get ‘False Deleveraging’

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Europe’s Banks Relying on Money From E.C.B.

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Disaster Planning: Banks Ponder Euro-Zone Split

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Decline in Commodities Is 'Artificial': Jim Rogers

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Fate of Euro May Hinge on Italian Savers

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

A Few FOMC Members: Outlook May Warrant More Easing

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-23
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://news.bus

Police Brutality in California?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-22
Police Brutality in California?

UC Davis' pepper spray incident

TSA: Bring Back Profiling?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-22
TSA: Bring Back Profiling?

Should the TSA use profiling?

Super Failure

2011-11-22
As expected, the Super Committtee failed. Gee, what a shocker. This is about as surprising as the sun coming up this morning. Here's part of the statement from the chairs of the Super Failures, congratulating themselves for their failed work and stre

Super Failure

2011-11-22
As expected, the Super Committtee failed. Gee, what a shocker. This is about as surprising as the sun coming up this morning. Here's part of the statement from the chairs of the Super Failures, congratulating themselves for their failed work and stre

Ron Paul's Interview on 'Face the Nation'

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-22
Ron Paul's interview with Bob Schieffer on CBS's 'Face the Nation' last Sunday provides a fascinating look at the mainstream media mindset....

Using A Dixie Cup To Bail Water From A Sinking Ocean Liner

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-22
"1.2 trillion dollar cuts over 10 years is so small that its like using a Dixie cup to bail water from a sinking ocean liner" - in TwitterRelated ETFs: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasuries ETF (TBT), iShares Barclays 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT) P

Peter Schiff November 19, 2011 Fox News – Huckabee

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-22
Video Type:  TV Interviews November 19, 2011

25 Bitter And Painful Facts About The Coming Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis That Will Blow Your Mind

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-22
For decades we were warned that when the Baby Boomers started to retire that this country would be facing a retirement crisis of unprecedented magnitude.  Well, that day has arrived ladies and gentlemen.  Back on January 1st, the Baby Boomers began to r

25 Bitter And Painful Facts About The Coming Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis That Will Blow Your Mind

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-22
For decades we were warned that when the Baby Boomers started to retire that this country would be facing a retirement crisis of unprecedented magnitude.  Well, that day has arrived ladies and gentlemen.  Back on January 1st, the Baby Boomers began to r

Protected: NNComm #220: Clinging to Your Painful Past

Marc Rudov 2011-11-21
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Pork Lawsuit Dismissed!

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-21
The Court of Appeals today reversed the unanimous decision of the Appellate Division and dismissed the Pork Lawsuit with blistering dissents from two judges, one of whom said that the majority has “judicially repeal[ed] the constitutional provision&

17 Quotes About The Coming Global Financial Collapse That Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-21
Is the world on the verge of another massive global financial collapse?  Yes.  The western world is drowning in an ocean of debt unlike anything the world has ever seen before, and our financial markets are gigantic casinos that are dependent on huge mo

17 Quotes About The Coming Global Financial Collapse That Will Make Your Hair Stand Up

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-21
Is the world on the verge of another massive global financial collapse?  Yes.  The western world is drowning in an ocean of debt unlike anything the world has ever seen before, and our financial markets are gigantic casinos that are dependent on huge mo

Occupying Common Sense

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-21
The mainstream news media is fond of trying to compare the Occupy Wall Street (or, as I've seen it called, the Ows) movement to the Tea Party. Let's explore that concept.The Occupy protests have received far more news coverage than Tea Party events. That'

Obamateurisms, and Gabby's Great Idea

2011-11-21
Obama Fails Geography And Economics: Here's President Obama answering a question about budget cuts during a press conference in Honolulu, Hawaii last week: "When I meet with world leaders, what's striking — whether it's in Europe or

Obamateurisms, and Gabby's Great Idea

2011-11-21
Obama Fails Geography And Economics: Here's President Obama answering a question about budget cuts during a press conference in Honolulu, Hawaii last week: "When I meet with world leaders, what's striking — whether it's in Europe or

Supercommittee a Failure for Both Parties

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-21
Supercommittee a Failure for Both Parties

Tea Party’s disappointed with Congress

Super Spending Cut Failure

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-21
Super Spending Cut Failure

Impact on investors of no debt deal

The Cuts that Aren’t

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-21
The Cuts that Aren’t

In DC a spending cut means more spending

The Tragedy of the Commons (Thurs, FBN @ 10 PM)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-21
Happy Thanksgiving! On this week's show, I give thanks for property rights, because without them, we would be poor, cold and hungry. People like the idea of sharing and communal property ... But communal property leads to what economists call "the Tragedy of t...

Logic in the opinion of the 2 dissenting judges.

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-21
PIGOTT, J.(dissenting): Unconstitutional acts do not become constitutional by virtue of repetition, custom or passage of time. But that is what the majority opinion holds today. The arguments made by these defendants are precisely the kind of claims that

Tax Scam Promoter Gets 7 Years

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-21
Sharon D. Kukhahn, 62, of Tacoma, Wash., was sentenced Wednesday in a federal court in Tacoma, Washington to seven years in jail, three years of supervised release, and $856,681 in restitution after being convicted of conspiracy, four counts of tax evasio

IRS Commish Wants Simpler Tax Code

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-21
IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman has come out for tax simplification: Most taxpayers want simplicity. They want to pay what they owe, understand what tax benefits they are entitled to, and not get tripped up by the system. However, today’s Tax Code is anyt

Wealth Flight Update

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-21
Kay Bell reports: Democrats who control the New Jersey legislature are vowing to revive the state’s millionaire’s tax. The state’s Republican governor releases data showing that higher taxes drive out New Jersey’s top income earner

Crying wolf over military spending "cuts"

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-21
The Deficit Supercommittee will probably not reach an agreement by its Wednesday deadline - and the result might be 1.2 trillion in "automatic cuts" over the next 10 years. $600 billion of that would come out of the defense budget. Politicians howl about that....

Advancing Liberty in Oregon

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-21
Last weekend, I experienced one of those great libertarian highs that come with advancing liberty! I spoke at two separate venues in Portland, Oregon -- the first at a great private school named the Delphian School and the second at a great freedom semina

Video Market Update

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-21

Patriotic Millionaires Lobby Congress to Force Other Millionaires to Pay More Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-21
WebCPA reports that a group of millionaires visited the halls of Congress in an effort to convince lawmakers to raise tax rates on incomes of $1 million a year or more: The group, known as the “Patriotic Millionaires,” made the visit as the November

Our Tax Dollars at Work

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-21
Fox News reports that a Florida public school administrator called the sheriff after a pair of consenting 12-year-olds shared a kiss on the playground: Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to  Orange River Elementary School after two female

In Western New York, It’s Already Down to Ron Paul Versus Romney

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-20
That’s basically the thrust of Bob McCarthy’s article in the News this morning. Now, when the Tea Party Coalition endorsed Ron Paul months ago, it seemed Quixotic and we were also criticized for acting in haste. The critics themselves were nai

Epic Failure: The Supercommittee Was A Super Joke

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-20
Does anyone need any additional evidence that our political system is completely broken?  The bipartisan congressional supercommittee that was given two months to come up with at least $1.2 trillion in deficit cuts over the next decade has failed to reac

Epic Failure: The Supercommittee Was A Super Joke

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-20
Does anyone need any additional evidence that our political system is completely broken?  The bipartisan congressional supercommittee that was given two months to come up with at least $1.2 trillion in deficit cuts over the next decade has failed to reac

The Declaration of Independence Defines Our Principles

Star Parker 2011-11-20
It is encouraging news that the Supreme Court has decided to consider the constitutionality of key provisions of Obamacare. By the end of next summer we'll know if the federal government can force individuals to...

Why I Support The Occupy Movement

Gonzalo Lira 2011-11-20
I am a Conservative—and proud of it.I am against abortion, including in the case of rape or incest. I don’t believe in any form of entitlement program, much less the concept of a welfare state. I am opposed to progressive income taxes—and in fact am

Ron Paul OWNS Bob Schieffer

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-20

Weekly Political Wrap-Up

2011-11-19
Because I have spent the last two posts going after Newt Gingrich to an extent, in fairness I am providing a link to Gingrich's website, where he answers recent charges made against him. I report, you decide (hmmm. Where have I heard that phrase befo

Weekly Political Wrap-Up

2011-11-19
Because I have spent the last two posts going after Newt Gingrich to an extent, in fairness I am providing a link to Gingrich's website, where he answers recent charges made against him. I report, you decide (hmmm. Where have I heard that phrase befo

California ‘Conservatives’ Rip Off Schools to Save Union Jobs

Big Government 2011-11-19
Orange County, California is often referred to as the “Most Conservative County in America”. But County Supervisors have made a mockery of that title by increasing spending by $145.8 million, in a year of lower property tax collection. Now that the

Connecticut Deemed the ‘Sinkhole’ of the Nation

Big Government 2011-11-19
According to the Institute for Truth in Accounting (IFTA), Connecticut has been identified as the top financial “sinkhole” state in the nation. IFTA, a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that works for greater accounting transparency acros

California Ballot Boondoggle Sends Tax Dollars Out of State

Big Government 2011-11-19
Despite all the talk of fixing it, California’s budget is still a mess. One of those “fixes” was implemented last summer when the state Legislature increased revenue projections by $4 billion to avoid balancing the budget. Of course, the p

Obama War Room: Brushfires

Big Government 2011-11-19
OBAMA:  It’s finally happened.  O’Reilly’s obtained copies of my college records and interviewed an old weed buddy.  The wingnuts will have an orgasm when they learn I took a course at Occidental called “Bongs Through the Ages.” JAY CARNEY: 

Stossel - s2011 | e93 - Thu, Nov 3, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-11-19
Stossel's 'Big Government: REJECTED'Add this to your queueAdded: Sat Nov 19 23:59:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Nov 03 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 41:14Rating: 3.8 / 5.0

BREAKING: Obama-NLRB Rushing to Issue Ambush Elections Rules on Nov. 30

Big Government 2011-11-19
Lone Republican NLRB Member Brian Hayes shut out of process… It seems that Friday afternoons are always the time to drop job-killing news on America’s job creators. In this case, the union appointees within Barack Obama’s National Labor

Election 2012: Third and Long

Big Government 2011-11-19
Football fans understand that each game played either moves a team forward toward the conference playoffs, conference championship, and Super Bowl, or toward the role of spoiler, where their role is to affect the outcome of the seasons’ top teams. While

Schiff Radio: Silver, Euro Outlook

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-19

ECB verses Fed, Super Committee, inflation

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-19
Video Type:  Video Blog November 18, 2011

What Is a Progressive

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-19
When is the last time you heard a liberal describe himself as a "liberal"? It’s probably been a long time. These days, those on the left are more likely to call themselves "progressives."Writing in The New York Times, Columbia University economist Jeffr

Angry Union President Spews Insults, then Blames Us for Backlash

Big Government 2011-11-19
CHICAGO – If well-known people want to avoid controversy, they should avoid making ugly comments about respected citizens and public officials, particularly in public. That’s a lesson Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has

Our Government Doesn't Have Enough Spare Cash To Bail Out A Lemonade Stand

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-18
Our government doesn't have enough spare cash to bail out a lemonade stand. Our standard of living must decline to reflect years of reckless consumption and the disintegration of our industrial base. Only by swallowing this tough medicine now will our sic

The Coming European Superstate That Germany Plans To Cram Down The Throats Of The Rest Of Europe

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-18
A lot of people were puzzled about what German Chancellor Angela Merkel meant when she recently stated that the ultimate solution to the financial crisis in the EU would "mean more Europe, not less Europe".  Well, now we are finding out.  A leaked inter

The Coming European Superstate That Germany Plans To Cram Down The Throats Of The Rest Of Europe

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-18
A lot of people were puzzled about what German Chancellor Angela Merkel meant when she recently stated that the ultimate solution to the financial crisis in the EU would "mean more Europe, not less Europe".  Well, now we are finding out.  A leaked inter

Newt And Everything Else

2011-11-18
Here's the rest of the scoop on Newt Gingrich's not-so-conservative positions, from the Cato Institute: Gingrich's campaign nearly imploded this summer when he dismissed Rep. Paul Ryan's, R-Wis., Medicare reform plan as "right-win

Newt And Everything Else

2011-11-18
Here's the rest of the scoop on Newt Gingrich's not-so-conservative positions, from the Cato Institute: Gingrich's campaign nearly imploded this summer when he dismissed Rep. Paul Ryan's, R-Wis., Medicare reform plan as "right-win

Is the NYPD Beating Reporters?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-18
Is the NYPD Beating Reporters?

Michelle Fields on Occupy Wall Street

The Plain Truth on Fascist Foreign Policy

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-18
The Plain Truth on Fascist Foreign Policy

Judge Nap on foreign policy

Limiting Political Speech

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-18
Limiting Political Speech

Regulating free speech and campaign financing

Evolving Attacks on Free Speech

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-18
Evolving Attacks on Free Speech

Free speech under attacks

Countdown to the Iowa Caucuses

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-18
Countdown to the Iowa Caucuses

The only deadline that really matters

Does Free Speech Exist at America’s Universities?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-18
Does Free Speech Exist at America’s Universities?

What constitutes a threat?

The Power of Debate

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-18
The Power of Debate

Stossel’s Take: Fight for free speech

John Williams: GDP, govt stats are BS!

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-11-18
Are published government economic statistics meaningless? Reality-facing economist reveals the invalidity of using GDP (Gross Domestic Product) as a legitimate measure of the US economy’s health. Misleading unemployment numbers are also attacked. Is

November 18, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Friday, November 18, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna U.S. stocks ended little changed as holiday trading seeme

S&P to Update Bank Credit Ratings Within 3 Weeks

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

European Banks Starting to Feel Credit Squeeze

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link:  http://busines

GE Filed 57,000-Page Tax Return, No Tax on $14B Profit

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Weekly Standard Link:  http://www.we

Euro Debt Worries Shift to Spain and France

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Spain Latest to Take Hit in European Debt Crisis

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

ECB Lending To IMF Proposal Gaining Traction

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

U.S. House Backs FHA Loan-Limit Boost

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Detroit Could Run Out of Cash in December

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-18
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  MLive.com Link:  http://www.mlive.co

IRS to Seize Homes and Retirement Counts for Back Taxes

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-17
Again, from Paul Caron: IRS to Wage ‘Full Court Press’ Against Homes, Retirement Accounts for Back Taxes Washington Examiner, Obama’s IRS to Initiate Full Court Press, Warn Tax Law Experts: As 2012 approaches, tax attorneys are sounding

Populist Socialism on the Rise

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-17
The populist message of the Occupy Movement, the agelessly adolescent class warriors who make up Barack Hussein Obama's Red October Uprising, now has the support of some 35 percent of Americans, mostly urbanites.The Occupiers have now infested cities from

Chicago Teachers Union President Launched More Attacks on School Leaders, Union Predecessor

Big Government 2011-11-17
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis called a press conference yesterday to go on the offensive and attempt to blame our organization, Education Action Group, for the ugly words she recently uttered at a conference for union activists. On Monday,

Ron Paul Revolution at the Turkey Trot

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-17
Supporters of the fastest runner running for President, Ron Paul (9.7 100Y), will be waving signs and urging the 13,000 runners on at the famous Buffalo Turkey Trot–THANKSGIVING MORNING 9:00 AM, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 24, 2011. The event is sponsored b

SHOCK CLAIM: Energy Dept. Kickbacks Make Obama America’s Biggest Crony Capitalist… Ever

Big Government 2011-11-17
At least ten members of President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign finance committee, plus more than a dozen of his campaign bundlers, benefited from sweetheart loans through the Department of Energy (DOE) that collectively dwarfed those given to Solyn

Charlie Rangel on ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-17
Charlie Rangel on ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Charlie Rangel on the OWS protests

Interview with an Unpaid Intern

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-17
Last week, I spoke at to several hundred students at Fordham University. One student, who currently interns for FOX News, interviewed me and asked for my advice to aspiring journalists. You can read the interview here. Like many of my interns, she was smart ...

Russell Simmons on ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-17
Russell Simmons on ‘Occupy Wall Street’

When the 1% joins the fight

Ron Paul’s Revolution Riding High

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-17
Ron Paul’s Revolution Riding High

Chris Stirewalt on the 2012 race

Chu Takes Responsibility, Not Blame for Solyndra Loan

Big Government 2011-11-17
From Reuters: Chu, a bookish physicist and Nobel laureate, took full responsibility for decisions on the loan, but did not apologize. He said his department did its due diligence on the risks, and was not influenced by Solyndra investor George Kaiser, an

Free Speech and its Enemies (Tonight at 10PM ET on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-17
There are enemies of free speech. This week, I report on: Colleges that ban students from speaking their minds and restrict professors from free expression. NPR, which takes government funding, canned Juan Williams for being honest on ‘The O'Reilly Facto...

BREAKING: House to Hold Hearing on Congressional Insider Trading; Both Houses Now Investigating

Big Government 2011-11-17
Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL), under pressure from conservatives, liberals, and his own constituents, has announced that the House Financial Services Committee, which he chairs, will hold hearings on Dec. 6 to consider legislation to prevent insider trading

Newt And Freddie

2011-11-17
In his 2011 book, "To Save America", GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich wrote the following (from Bloomberg): [The two companies, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae] “are so thoroughly politicized and preside over such irresponsible lending poli

Newt And Freddie

2011-11-17
In his 2011 book, "To Save America", GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich wrote the following (from Bloomberg): [The two companies, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae] “are so thoroughly politicized and preside over such irresponsible lending poli

I Do Not Like To Say That The Government Creates Jobs, It Creates Work

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-17

Senator Cornyn Says Obama Has ‘Given Up on Governing’; Pushes for Strong Balanced Budget Amendment

Big Government 2011-11-17
In an interview at The Heritage Foundation, Texas Senator John Cornyn had strong words for President Obama. “Unfortunately the President is already out complaining trying to channel Harry Truman, railing against a “Do Nothing Congress”,

35 Facts About The Gutting Of America’s Industrial Might That Should Make You Very Angry

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-17
Did you know that an average of 23 manufacturing facilities were shut down every single day in the United States last year?  As World War II ended, the United States emerged as the greatest industrial power that the world has ever seen.  But now America

35 Facts About The Gutting Of America’s Industrial Might That Should Make You Very Angry

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-17
Did you know that an average of 23 manufacturing facilities were shut down every single day in the United States last year?  As World War II ended, the United States emerged as the greatest industrial power that the world has ever seen.  But now America

Constituents Protest Bachus’s Insider Trading: ‘Whether Congress Wants to Admit It Is Illegal or Not, It Is Wrong’

Big Government 2011-11-17
Citizens of Alabama’s 6th congressional district, represented by Republican Spencer Bachus, made their voices heard today when they brought megaphones, signs and opinions to his district office. Many constituents are upset by information released in

The $200,000-a-Year Mine Worker

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

U.S. Banks Face Contagion Risk on Europe Debt

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Banks Face Funding Stress

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Blame Game Overshadows Fiscal Blueprint in Debt Talks

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

Spanish Yields Increase to Euro-Era Record

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

ECB Said to Have Bought Italian Government Bonds Today

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

‘Millionaires’ Demand Higher Taxes; Unwilling to Pay Up

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Daily Caller Link:  http://dailycall

Central-Bank Gold Purchases Soar

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Federal Debt Tops $15 Trillion

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Times Link:  http://www.w

U.S. Boosts Estimate of Auto Bailout Losses to $23.6B

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-17
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Detroit News Link:  http://www.d

Sarah Palin: How Congress Occupied Wall Street

Big Government 2011-11-17
From The Wall Street Journal: Mark Twain famously wrote, “There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.” Peter Schweizer’s new book, “Throw Them All Out,” reveals this permanent political class in a

Congressional Democrats are Wealthier than Republican Counterparts

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-16
PJ Media reports that seven of the top ten wealthiest members in Congress are Democrats: Yes America, there is a wealth gap. Seven of the top ten wealthiest members in Congress are Democrats. The results are based on a new study released today by the non-

FDA Kills Smokers

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-16
My column this week gives one more example of how well-intended regulation often hurts more Americans than it helps. How can I say the FDA threatens smokers? What other conclusion can we draw when we consider that the FDA now talks about banning electronic cig...

Is a Tax on Net Worth Coming to America?

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-16
Better hope not says David Logan of the Tax Foundation: To tackle its economic crisis, Italy is reportedly considering a wealth tax—a tax levied on individuals with a net worth above a certain threshold. This type of tax is already levied on individuals

U.S. Marines Deploy Down Under

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-16
U.S. Marines Deploy Down Under

World war more?

Gingrich on the Freddie Mac Payroll

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-16
Gingrich on the Freddie Mac Payroll

Gingrich's relationship with Freddie Mac

US Dollar’s Day Of Reckoning

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-16
I’ve been saying that Europe is going to come up with some kind of temporary solution that will satisfy the markets for the time being. Longer-term, we are going to be revisiting these problems and they will be even bigger. But I do think between the

U.S. Corporate Tax Rate Twice the World Average

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-16
The Tax Policy Blog published the following chart showing why some U.S. corporations are relocating their operations overseas: The anti-business, class-warrior left will continue to claim that greedy corporations are not paying their fair share no matte

The Police State Vs. Occupy Wall Street: This Is Not Going To End Well For Any Of Us

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-16
Right now, we are watching the early rounds of a heavyweight fight between two extremely determined opponents.  Occupy Wall Street has no plans of losing this fight and neither do law enforcement authorities.  Perhaps those running the show actually bel

The Police State Vs. Occupy Wall Street: This Is Not Going To End Well For Any Of Us

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-16
Right now, we are watching the early rounds of a heavyweight fight between two extremely determined opponents.  Occupy Wall Street has no plans of losing this fight and neither do law enforcement authorities.  Perhaps those running the show actually bel

We’re In The Middle Of A Run On Europe—And It’s Gonna Get Worse

Gonzalo Lira 2011-11-16
Specifically, a run on European debt.So this morning, I woke up—hung over and alone, except of course for the Nympho Twins and the Thai hooker they insisted we hire last night—and was confronted with some bond market action that was . . . absurd. Yeah

Adam Smith.Org: UK’s Fat Tax Won’t Work

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-15
From AdamSmith.Org Fat Taxes Won’t Prevent People From Getting Fat, Fatheads: Research released last week suggested that people in Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland should follow an ‘English’ diet to reduce levels of obesity. Fair enough, but

Meet the New GOP Presidential Frontrunner

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-15
Meet the New GOP Presidential Frontrunner

Ron Paul’s New Poll Position

Gary Johnson’s Catch 22

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-15
Gary Johnson’s Catch 22

Gary Johnson on being excluded

Super Secret Government

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-15
Super Secret Government

What happened to transparency?

Why Hate The Rich?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-15
Why Hate The Rich?

Walter Williams on Occupy Wall Street

Starting A Business

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-15
Schiff Radio: Question from Kevin, Washington D.C.: In an interview, you said you started Euro Pacific Capital because you wanted to increase your revenue. I'd like to start my own business. Do you think money is enough of a motivation in founding a busin

Super Committee, Presidential Race, ObamaCare

2011-11-15
Not-So-Super Committee: The congressional Super Committee is tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from future deficits over the next decade. They can accomplish this by cutting spending or raising taxes. They have 9 days left to complete their mission before

Super Committee, Presidential Race, ObamaCare

2011-11-15
Not-So-Super Committee: The congressional Super Committee is tasked with cutting $1.2 trillion from future deficits over the next decade. They can accomplish this by cutting spending or raising taxes. They have 9 days left to complete their mission before

Shakespeare Du Jour

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-15
Like flies to wanton boys are we to the Gods; they but kill us for their sport. - King Lear, Act III, Scene 1 - These words are spoken by Gloucester who has been betrayed by his bastard son, Edmund, and had his eyes gouged out by Regan’s husband, Co

Republican Senator Wants to Eliminate Tax Breaks for the Rich

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-15
Paul Caron reports: Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla) has released Subsidies of the Rich and Famous: Federal Programs and Tax Breaks That Help Millionaires: From tax write-offs for gambling losses, vacation homes, and luxury yachts to subsidies for their ranches a

VOW to Hire a Hero Tax Credit Rewards Employers for Firing a Hero

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-15
Read Joe Kristan’s Hire a Vet, Fire Someone Else for yet another reason to distrust government. In it he tells of a new law, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which gives a tax credit to employers who hire veterans. A very nice gesture, don’t you

Stossel - s2011 | e92 - Thu, Oct 27, 2011

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-11-15
Stossel's 'Stupid Consumers'Add this to your queueAdded: Wed Nov 16 02:57:12 UTC 2011Air date: Thu Oct 27 00:00:00 UTC 2011Duration: 44:04Rating: 4.7 / 5.0

Thoughts On Developing A Business

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-15

Regulations Create Jobs? Give me a Break.

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-14
An article in today's Washington Post questions whether regulations destroy jobs. Author Jia Lynn Yang writes, Some jobs are lost. Others are created. She cites workers installing scrubbers at coal plants. Not long ago, the NY Times wrote that Dodd-Frank was...

Defense Dollar Doldrums

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-14
Defense Dollar Doldrums

Col. Macgregor on defense spending

They aiment moi; they really aiment moi!

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-14
Here’s my French Wikiberal page. James Ostrowski De Wikiberal. James Ostrowski est juge à Buffalo dans l’État de New York, consultant politique, auteur et militant libertarien. Il a été diplômé de l’institut St. Joseph en 1975 et i

Electing a Torturer-In-Chief

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-14
The last Republican presidential debate -- the one on foreign policy -- was absolutely pathetic. Except for John Huntsman and Ron Paul, the candidates seemed to be fighting to show that they would be bigger and better torturers and assassins than Presiden

Veterans for Ron Paul

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-14
Veterans for Ron Paul

Why the military supports Ron Paul

SCOTUS to Hear Health Care Mandate Challenge

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-14
The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Florida v. Department of Health and Human Services. The main issue before the court is,  [W]hether the Affordable Care Act‘s mandate that virtually every individual obtain health insurance exce

60% of Americans Want Across-the-Board Spending Cuts

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-14
Don Surber of DailyMail reports that 60% of Americans want to see accross the board spending cuts: One good thing about overspending by $4 trillion since Barack Obama become president: It eliminated all the sacred cows. An overwhelming majority not seen i

I Don`t See A Bright Future For The US Dollar

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-14

American Crossroads Ad Targets Warren, #OccupyWallStreet

Big Government 2011-11-13
This week, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) targets Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and her self-professed ties to the #Occupy movement in a new television ad running in the Boston, Springfield-Holyoke, and Provid

Cities Struggle to Cope with Rising #Occupy Chaos

Big Government 2011-11-13
From the Associated Press: Oakland officials had issued written warnings similar to Saturday’s eviction notice before officers raided the encampment on Oct. 25 with tear gas and bean bag projectiles, arresting 85 people. Oakland became a rallying

22 Signs That The Thin Veneer Of Civilization That We All Take For Granted Is Starting To Disappear

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-13
In order for a society to function, there has to be a certain level of trust.  Each day when we leave our homes, we take for granted that most people are not going to attack us for no reason, that there will only be isolated incidents of theft in our com

22 Signs That The Thin Veneer Of Civilization That We All Take For Granted Is Starting To Disappear

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-13
In order for a society to function, there has to be a certain level of trust.  Each day when we leave our homes, we take for granted that most people are not going to attack us for no reason, that there will only be isolated incidents of theft in our com

America's Time For Decision and Definition

Star Parker 2011-11-13
The Wall Street Journal calls the economic implosion now taking place in Europe "a crisis of the welfare state." The latest European nation to hit the wall is Italy, where national debt is 120 percent of GDP. That...

The Federal Reserve - Its Origins, History & Current Strategy

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-13
Few perceive the truth about the Federal Reserve. Rare are those who know its origins. It is right in front of us, but our relative ignorance of economics and history is their protection. A quick history lesson is in order. On October 14, 1066, AD., King

Gene Simmons: ‘This Mess Is Our Fault’

Big Government 2011-11-13
Yes, THAT Gene Simmons, from The Sun (UK): This mess is our fault — corporations have no responsibility. Capitalism is the best thing that ever happened to human beings. The welfare state sounds wonderful but it doesn’t work. Governments hand ou

Pork Lawsuit in the News

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-13
Fixing the Falls: Taxing topic By Mark Scheer Niagara Gazette NIAGARA FALLS — The opening line on the caption for the interactive property tax map found on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new citizens website says what many Niagara County residents have been thin

They Are the One Percent… and We Should Be Worried

Big Government 2011-11-13
To the extent that the Occupy Wall Street crowd has a core cause, it is an economic one.  However, its title and location are the only real clues, because when it comes to demonstrating their vast economic knowledge, these people cannot. They claim to be

Sunday Open Thread

Big Government 2011-11-13
Be sure to tune into 60 Minutes tonight at 7pm EST. (Yes, we really wrote that sentence.)

Rats Fleeing the Sinking Ship

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-13
GOP operatives blame others for their loss on Tuesday. How about the fact that the tea party movement was large and united in 2009 and early 2010. Then, the machine including Collins wanted Domagalski over DiPietro for state senate. For the sake of ego an

SPG Sampler

Gonzalo Lira 2011-11-13

There Will Be A Debt Hangover That Will Last For Years

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-13

Downgrading France Debt: What Was Behind The Mistake?

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-12
Maybe somebody called them up and put some pressure on them (S&P) because I have a hard time believing that a downgrade was issued by mistake. That’s hardly something you would do by mistake, either you are downgrading or you are not. - in KWNPeter Sch

ObamaCare Is No Help

2011-11-12
In my ongoing quest to educate liberals, I have often pointed out a basic economic point – increasing taxes on businesses causes job losses. Therefore, I keep advocating massive business tax cuts to stimulate job creation in this country and end the

ObamaCare Is No Help

2011-11-12
In my ongoing quest to educate liberals, I have often pointed out a basic economic point – increasing taxes on businesses causes job losses. Therefore, I keep advocating massive business tax cuts to stimulate job creation in this country and end the

Carl Paladino Endorses Liberal Democrats

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-12
I noticed and blasted Carl Paladino’s endorsement of corporatist tax-raiser and corporate welfare purveyor Chris Collins but somehow missed this interesting fact. Carl endorsed two liberal Democrats for Erie County legislature running on the Democra

2012 Candidates, Regardless of Background, Must Understand and Apply America’s Foundational Laws

Big Government 2011-11-12
Having a world view and understanding how that perception influences our choices is important to knowing ourselves, being able to take or defend a position, and set goals and work to meet them. Sharing perspective helps us to understand and communicate wi

Ostrowski’s Law: Liberty Expansion as a Form of Grieving

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-12
Jimmy, we hardly knew ye? No, I’m not dead and no liberal politician is proposing liberty reduction as a form of grieving in my memory–a new law that will help the Godvernment create heaven on earth by further reducing liberty. No, I oppose al

Obama Nation: Document Dump

Big Government 2011-11-12

Counting Sheep

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-11
To save money, the Agriculture Department will no longer perform as many reports on the size and scope of some industries. Good. But New York Times writer William Neuman asks: "If the government stops counting catfish do catfish farmers disappear?" He...

Quotable Quotes

2011-11-11
The Lord Of The Flies movement takes baby steps… All Animals Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others: “We need to limit the amount of food we’re putting out to curb the influx of derelicts.” – OWS kitchen volunteer Rafael Moreno A

A Worthless and Destructive Proposal from the New York Times

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-11
The lead editorial in the New York Times today explains why the U.S. dollar is worth only about 5 percent of its value compared to when the Federal Reserve was established in 1913. The editorial doesn't specifically address the U.S. dollar. Instead, it's

November 11, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Friday, November 11, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna As has been the case all week, as goes Italy, so goes mar

Italy Has A Problem But So Has The U.S.

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-11

John Browne November 7, 2011 FBN – Lou Dobbs Tonight

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Video Type:  TV Interviews November 7, 2011

Blame All Around for Biggest U.S. Municipal Bankruptcy

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

Europe’s Banks Found Safety of Bonds a Costly Illusion

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Bye-Bye Bernanke? The Case for the Gold Standard

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! Finance Link:  http://finance

Spanish Economy Stalls on Record Borrowing Costs

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Italy Leads Surge in Sovereign Debt Risk

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Post Link:  http://busines

US Employer Health Insurance Hits New Low

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Eurozone Economic Growth Forecast Cut Dramatically

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Guardian Link:  http://www.guard

Gold Traders Most Bullish Since ’04 on Debt Crisis

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-11
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

The Cheat Sheet, November 10: Say it Ain’t So, Joe

Big Government 2011-11-10
It occurs to me this isn’t the first time the word orgasm has come up when discussing a Democrat administration. But Joe Biden? Emails among George Kaiser, head of the George Kaiser Family Foundation; Ken Levit, the executive director of the Foundat

Mayor Bills #OccupyPortland for Vandalism

Big Government 2011-11-10
From KGW News: Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis delivered an invoice to Occupy Portland for $1,546.52 on Wednesday morning. That’s the estimated amount of damage done to two Gresham police cars parked near the Occupy Portland encampment in downtown Portl

Protected: NNComm #219: Paterno Football vs. Boys

Marc Rudov 2011-11-10
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Bernanke Says That Any Criticism Of The Federal Reserve Is Based On “Misconceptions”

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-10
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is taking his show on the road in at attempt to help Americans feel better about the Federal Reserve.  During a visit to the Fort Bliss headquarters of the Army’s 1st Armored Division this week, Bernanke held a tow

Bernanke Says That Any Criticism Of The Federal Reserve Is Based On “Misconceptions”

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-10
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is taking his show on the road in at attempt to help Americans feel better about the Federal Reserve.  During a visit to the Fort Bliss headquarters of the Army’s 1st Armored Division this week, Bernanke held a tow

Wars and Rumors of War

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-10
Wars and Rumors of War

The Judge explains war

The Internet Vs. Mom & Pop Shops on Sales Tax

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-10
The Internet Vs. Mom & Pop Shops on Sales Tax

The Marketplace Fairness Act

The Government’s Skewed Statistics

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-10
The Government’s Skewed Statistics

When government tips the scales…

What’s Big Ben Up to Now?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-10
What’s Big Ben Up to Now?

Bernanke makes a pit stop

Rock the Vote for Liberty Concert December 3rd

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Buffalo Liberty Contact: Tony Matuszak 716.407.0515 tonyem@roadrunner.com www.BuffaloLiberty.org Rock the Vote for Liberty Concert December 3rd On Saturday, December 3, 2011, Buffalo Liberty presents the premier Liberty Movement show

Herman Cain and the Liberal Catch-22

Big Government 2011-11-10
Liberal pundits are scrambling for explanations as to why Herman Cain’s poll numbers haven’t been dented by the sexual harassment allegations. With apparently more coming, they are secretly hoping that something, anything, will make drop the poll numb

The Money Hole (Tonight @ 10pm ET, FRIDAY at 8pm, Sat. & Sun. @ 9pm & midnight ET)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-10
This week FBN airs one of my specials. I titled it after this cute Onion clip: "Should The Government Stop Dumping Money Into A Giant Hole?" America is heading in the same direction as Greece—we will soon spend ourselves into oblivion. But politicians ...

The FDA Kills Smokers

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-10
In The New York Times this week, John Tierney identifies a new way government regulation kills. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been shown to be unusually successful in helping smokers quit. The cigarette substitutes are basically nicontine-delivery...

Josh Zerkle Talks About the Tragedy at Penn State

Big Government 2011-11-10
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Josh Zerkle to discuss the tragic sexual abuse scandal at Penn State, the departure of the legendary Joe Paterno

BREAKING: Shooting at #OccupyVermont

Big Government 2011-11-10
Just hours after a concert by “gypsy punk” band Gogol Bordello at Occupy Vermont in Burlington, tragedy appears to have struck the encampment. From the Burlington Free Press: Police say a 35-year-old man in in grave condition after an apparent

Video: Market Update

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-10

The Beginning of the End of Fiat Money

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
By:  John Browne Thursday, November 10, 2011 Last week, the G-20 meetings did not produce an expa

Warping the Economy with Welfare and Warfare

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-10
Let's assume a society in which there is no income tax, no welfare state, no overseas military empire, and no military-industrial complex. Assume that the tax burden amounts to an average of 2 percent per person, with it being collected with a sales tax o

What the Joe Paterno Scandal and the Penn State Riots Say About America

Big Government 2011-11-10
As I write this commentary, Joe Paterno has been fired as Penn State football coach — effective immediately. Thousands of Penn State college students are in the streets, angry, sad, disillusioned, emotionally wrecked, overturning cars, and chanting

A Beginner’s Guide to the European Debt Crisis

Gonzalo Lira 2011-11-10

Winners, Losers and Misses: Breaking Down the CNBC Debate

Big Government 2011-11-10
There were three winners in the CNBC debate: Herman Cain, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich. Gov. Rick Perry was the obvious loser because of his memory lapse. The guy with the toughest job on Wednesday night was Herman Cain, who has been hammered by sexual

French Growth Grinds to a Halt as Euro Crisis Threatens

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Telegraph Link:  http://www.tele

65% Chance of Banking Crisis by End of Month

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com//id/

Alabama County Declares Biggest Muni Bankruptcy

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

Employers 'Scared' of Taking on Permanent Staff

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Why Americans Won't Do Dirty Jobs

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Business Week Link:  http://www.busi

Don't Miss John Browne on CNBC! • 3pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 11, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Guest: John Browne Network: CNBC Sh

Don't Miss John Browne on MSNBC! • 4pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 10, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm Guest: John Browne Network: MSNBC S

Foreclosures Jump 7% in October from September

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Market Watch Link:  http://www.marke

Euro Zone Split Fears as EU Dithers on Italy

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-10
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

2011-11-09
Ohio's votes have been cast. The Good: Congratulations to Ohioans for voting overwhelmingly in favor of Issue 3, which will make ObamaCare's health care mandate unconstitutional in Ohio. This is a well-deserved slap in the face to President Obam

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

2011-11-09
Ohio's votes have been cast. The Good: Congratulations to Ohioans for voting overwhelmingly in favor of Issue 3, which will make ObamaCare's health care mandate unconstitutional in Ohio. This is a well-deserved slap in the face to President Obam

Langworthy Should Resign Immediately

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-09
Erie Co. GOP Chair Nick Langworthy has been a disaster. Last night, his candidates lost the marquis races for County Executive and Legislature and almost lost two races that should have been landslides: Assembly and Clerk. I have detailed his disastrous 2

Christmas Tree Tax?

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-09
The White House just produced an apology/non apology for, and withdrawal/ non-withdrawal of the administration's new Christmas tree tax. Yesterday, the Ag. Dept announced that it would impose a new 15-cent charge on all fresh Christmas trees. This would fund ...

Stirring Up Crises and Wars

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-09
Talk of war with Iran is back in the air. Conservatives and liberals alike are doing exactly what they did when the U.S. Empire was ramping up the crisis environment in the build-up to the Empire's undeclared war on Iraq. Interestingly, the same rationale

Why the U.S. Should Let Israel be

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-09
Why the U.S. Should Let Israel be

The problem with interventionism

Cigarettes and the Christmas Cartel

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-09
Cigarettes and the Christmas Cartel

A Christmas tree tax?

Jesse Ventura for President?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-09
Jesse Ventura for President?

Will Ventura run?

Student Loans & Education Costs

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-09
If the government stopped giving out loans, students wouldn’t be able to afford college, and universities would be forced to bid down prices. - Peter Schiff speaking at the Jan Popper Theater in Schoenberg HallPeter Schiff`s comments on the economy, sto

Endemic Corruption

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-09
In its original sense, the word corruption meant rotting, putrification, as in dead or infected flesh. It's still an accurate description of the condition of today's body politic. Not a day goes by anymore without news of a new discovery of fraud, theft,

A Financial Nightmare For Italy: The Yield Curve For Italian Bonds Is Turning Upside Down

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-09
What we are all watching unfold right now is a complete and total financial nightmare for Italy.  Italian bond yields are soaring to incredibly dangerous levels, and now the yield curve for Italian bonds is turning upside down.  So what does that mean?

A Financial Nightmare For Italy: The Yield Curve For Italian Bonds Is Turning Upside Down

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-09
What we are all watching unfold right now is a complete and total financial nightmare for Italy.  Italian bond yields are soaring to incredibly dangerous levels, and now the yield curve for Italian bonds is turning upside down.  So what does that mean?

The FDA Kills

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-08
Want better care from your doctor? There's an app for that. But not right now-- if the Food and Drug Adminstration has its say. In my syndicated column this week, I look at the latest FDA power-grab: The FDA wants the power to approve mobile medical apps that ...

Bordertown: Laredo

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-08
I watched a couple of episodes of a new television reality series on AE called 'Bordertown: Laredo' since Laredo is where I grew up. The series is about the drug war and follows a special drug-enforcement team within the Laredo Police Department. In the t

Should Italy Sell Its Gold?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-08
Should Italy Sell Its Gold?

Lew Lehrman on the European debt crisis

Jury Finds Michael Jackson’s Doctor Guilty of Manslaughter

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-08
Jury Finds Michael Jackson’s Doctor Guilty of Manslaughter

Murray found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

What do Governments Hate but Can't Control?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-08
What do Governments Hate but Can't Control?

The power of the black market

Third Term’s a Charm for the President?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-08
Third Term’s a Charm for the President?

Repeal the 22nd Amendment?

Focus on Income Inequality is Misguided

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-08
Here’s Megan McArdle of The Atlantic on income inequality: I don’t care about income inequality. I care about the absolute condition of the poor–whether they are hungry, cold, and sick. But I do not care about the gap between their inc

Quick Thoughts About the GOP Loss (in Erie County)

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-08
First, this was a repudiation of Collins and the GOP, not an endorsement of liberalism. Poloncarz ran on a platform of not raising taxes and noted that his opponent had done so. Poloncarz will make a big mistake if he thinks the voters want big government

Live-Blogging the Election

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-08
If I can stay awake, I will live-blog the election tonight. 9:27–no real returns yet. Collins-Poloncarz 50-50 with 7% in. Jacobs, Hardwick, Loughran winning. 10:09–Poloncarz surging 52-48 with the city vote still out apparently. Can the sticks

Arrivederci Berlusconi

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-08
Oh, how the mighty have fallen.  In just a matter of days, two of Europe's most venerable leaders have been toppled.  George Papandreou was the third member of the Papandreou dynasty to be prime minister of Greece.  Silvio Berlusconi had dominated Ital

Arrivederci Berlusconi

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-08
Oh, how the mighty have fallen.  In just a matter of days, two of Europe's most venerable leaders have been toppled.  George Papandreou was the third member of the Papandreou dynasty to be prime minister of Greece.  Silvio Berlusconi had dominated Ital

A Shakespearean Motto for the OWS Crowd

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-08
I was re-reading King Lear last night and these two lines uttered by the title character caught my eye: Plate sin with gold and the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks; Arm it in rags, a pygmy’s straw does pierce it. A perfect motto for the oc

Gold Stocks Are Cheap

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-08

Personal Endorsements

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-07
The Tea Party Coalition has issued its endorsements here. I concurred in all of those. In addition– I urge you to vote for Grover Cleveland for Erie County Executive as a write-in. Poloncarz is a centrist Democrat who has actually run to the left of

Cuba, Greece, and the United States

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-07
Well, it seems that Greece and the United States aren't the only countries that are suffering the consequences of socialism. So is Cuba. But the difference is that unlike Greece and the United States, Cuba seems to be moving in the right direction....

Another Home Scam

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-07
A new Washington Post investigation finds more waste in the Department of Housing and Urban Development “HOME” Investment Partnerships Program. 75 construction projects drew and spent $40 million in HOME funds with little or nothing built. That is ...

Low Tax, Non-Union Red States Outperform High Tax, Union Blue States

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-07
Don’t tell the propagandists of the pro-tax, pro-union, pro-big government crowd this but the red states (you know, the ones with all of those toothless conservative rednecks in them), and their low tax, pro-business policies regularly out-perform

Higher Taxes Means More Tax Evasion

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-07
It doesn’t take a fission engineer to deduce that more people would be willing to risk jail time to save 60% of their income than would be willing to risk jail time to save 25% of their income. Tim Lister of CNN.Opinion writes in Tax Evasion is a N

Is the Purpose of Government to Negate Freedom?

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-07
Is the Purpose of Government to Negate Freedom?

The Judge on freedom from government

Rumors of War With Iran

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-07
Rumors of War With Iran

Col. Macgregor on Iran

Why Is the Young Generation Broke?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-07
Why Is the Young Generation Broke?

The young and the restless

Welfare, Welfare Everywhere

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-07
Welfare, Welfare Everywhere

Subsidizing Wall Street, unemployment

What Would Libertarians Do?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-07
What Would Libertarians Do?

The Libertarian impact on 2012

RT.com Video: Real Wages, Unions

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-07

12 Facts About Money And Congress That Are So Outrageous That It Is Hard To Believe That They Are Actually True

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-07
Do you want to get rich?  Just get elected to Congress.  The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives are absolutely packed with wealthy people that are very rapidly becoming even wealthier.  The collective net worth of the members of Congress is n

12 Facts About Money And Congress That Are So Outrageous That It Is Hard To Believe That They Are Actually True

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-07
Do you want to get rich?  Just get elected to Congress.  The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives are absolutely packed with wealthy people that are very rapidly becoming even wealthier.  The collective net worth of the members of Congress is n

Italy: Too Big to Fail, Too Big to Save?

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  CNBC Link:  http://www.cnbc.com/id/4

Old Debts Dog Europe's Banks

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Wall Street Journal Link:  http://on

Don't Count on China to Rescue Europe: Ex-Lawmaker

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

Is Student Loan, Education Bubble Next?

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! Finance Link:  http://finance

McDonald's Chief: Curb Spending and Cut Taxes

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  The Telegraph Link:  http://www.tele

Gold Climbs to Six-Week High on Greek, Italian Risks

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Don't Miss John Browne on Fox Business Network! • 7pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 7, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm Guest: John Browne Network: Fox Business N...

The Denials That Trapped Greece

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  New York Times Link:  http://www.nyt

Euro Zone Countries Could Split, Says Goldman Exec

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Reuters Link:  http://www.reuters.co

Chicago to Raise Taxes, Fines & Fees

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-07
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Sun Times Link:  http://www.suntimes

Vote Yes On Issue 2

2011-11-06
On tuesday, Ohio voters will vote on Issue 2, which is a referendum on Senate Bill 5 (SB5). Voting 'Yes' on Issue 2 is a vote to keep the SB5 legislation in place. Voting 'No' on Issue 2 is a vote to repeal SB5. I went to the union-bac

Vote Yes On Issue 2

2011-11-06
On tuesday, Ohio voters will vote on Issue 2, which is a referendum on Senate Bill 5 (SB5). Voting 'Yes' on Issue 2 is a vote to keep the SB5 legislation in place. Voting 'No' on Issue 2 is a vote to repeal SB5. I went to the union-bac

#OccupyMcDonalds: Protester Turns Violent When Denied Free Food

Big Government 2011-11-06
This isn’t the way to stick it to corporate America. A Zuccotti Park protester threw a violent fit in a McDonald’s yesterday after employees refused to give him free food. Fisika Bezabeh, 27, ripped a credit-card reader from a counter and threw it a

#OccupyVancouver: Mayor Vows to Shut Down Protest after Second Overdose in Three Days

Big Government 2011-11-06
From Canada’s SunNews: On the heels of a death at Occupy Vancouver Saturday, the city’s mayor vowed to end the encampment he says has become dangerous. “This is second critical incident in two days – obviously there is a serious p

Unions: Good for bad teachers, bad for kids

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-06
A just-retired public school principal writes me after my special: You nailed the problems and issues in today's public education... with the current teacher unions, textbook companies, and especially teacher TENURE... teacher "tenure" is all but stopping 21st...

Exciting Schools

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-06
America's government-managed schools are a mess. On international math tests, U.S. students rank behind countries like Hungary. It's one reason I called my special "Stupid in America." The bigger reason is that it is stupid to trust something important like ...

Cato: Bloated Government Responsible for Greece’s Collapse

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-06
Daniel J. Mitchell writes in Helping to Explain Greece’s Collapse in a Single Picture: Politicians in Europe have spent decades creating a fiscal crisis by violating Mitchell’s Golden Rule and letting government grow faster than the private sector. A

Greens #Occupy Washington

Big Government 2011-11-06
Environmentalist, educator, and author of Eaarth (because evidently one “a” is not enough), Bill McKibben, has been traveling to colleges and universities across the country speaking to students about the dire circumstances that we are facing on th

Judicial Watch Launches National Campaign on Illegal Immigration

Big Government 2011-11-06
The illegal immigration debate could not be any hotter. While JW was protecting the rights of Maryland citizens to stop tuition breaks for illegal aliens in Maryland, on October 14, a federal court blocked provisions of Alabama’s new tough illegal imm

DNC Union Favoritism Forcing Furloughs Of Charlotte’s Non-Union Hotel Workers?

Big Government 2011-11-06
In February, when the Democratic National Committee chose Charlotte, North Carolina as the host city for its September 2012 convention, it left the door wide open for the Charlotte-area’s union-free workforce to be discriminated against in favor uni

Greece: They Will Face A Big Decline In Their Standard Of Living Regardless Of What They Choose

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-06
The Greeks are going to face a big decline in their standard of living regardless of what they choose. - in Yahoo FinanceTickers: National Bank of Greece ADR (NBG)Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the reno

Birth of the Democratic Campaign Tactics: 1964

Big Government 2011-11-06
Forty seven years ago this week, Lyndon Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater in the biggest landslide since 1936. Today, both left and right see in Goldwater’s defeat the beginnings of the conservative revolution that would bring Ronald Reagan into office

The Municipal Bond Market Is Imploding

Big Government 2011-11-06
Moody’s Credit Rating Service just announced the ominous trend that credit quality in the municipal bond market is falling at the fastest rate since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. Data released showed that 5.3 times as many municipal bonds we

Charter Schools Don't Succeed?!

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-06
Here's a reaction to my special "Stupid in America," which aired this weekend: Dear Mr. Stossel, Do you understand how totally unsupported [your] claims are? All the studies of charter [schools] show they do worse on average than public schools, with a few ch...

14 Reasons Why We Should Nationalize The Federal Reserve

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-06
One of the most important steps that we could take to bring prosperity back to America would be to nationalize the Federal Reserve.  Doing so would allow the federal government to quit borrowing money, dramatically reduce taxes and eventually pay off the

14 Reasons Why We Should Nationalize The Federal Reserve

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-06
One of the most important steps that we could take to bring prosperity back to America would be to nationalize the Federal Reserve.  Doing so would allow the federal government to quit borrowing money, dramatically reduce taxes and eventually pay off the

Santorum Right About Morality and Economy

Star Parker 2011-11-06
Rick Santorum has announced his "Faith, Family, and Freedom" tour in Iowa. Santorum may be dragging up the rear in the line-up of Republican presidential candidates, but I am grateful to him for being the only...

Stossel - s2011 | e91 - Promises Gone Wrong

John Stossel at Hulu.com 2011-11-05
Stossel counts down the top 10 politicians' promises gone wrongAdd this to your queueAdded: Sat Nov 05 19:02:18 UTC 2011Duration: 42:24Rating: 4.0 / 5.0

STUPID IN AMERICA (Sunday on FNC at 9pm EST)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-05
School spending has gone through the roof and test scores are flat. While most every other service in life has gotten faster, better, and cheaper, one of the most important things we buy -- education -- has remained completely stagnant, unchanged since we star...

The Chris Collins Record on Taxes

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-05
Fake tea party people are portraying Chris Collins as a tea party guy. The tea party, however, is not a pimple on the butt of the GOP machine nor a dupe of the corporate elite. The tea party’s program is very simple: shrink government and therefore

Digital Peril

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-05

If Inflation Is Accurately Reflected, The US Economy Is Probably Shrinking

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-05

Grover Cleveland for County Executive Update

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-04
Once again Chris Collins is in the paper today, extolling the virtues of central economic planning and corporate welfare. Since opposition to corporate subsides was the impetus for the tea party movement, I can’t understand how any tea person could

Friday Free-for-all: Obama Edition

Big Government 2011-11-04
Today, in 2008, Barack Obama was elected President.

Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-04
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans is living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before.  In 2010, we were told that the economy was recovering, but the truth is that the number of the "very poor" soared to

Extreme Poverty Is Now At Record Levels – 19 Statistics About The Poor That Will Absolutely Astound You

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-04
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a higher percentage of Americans is living in extreme poverty than they have ever measured before.  In 2010, we were told that the economy was recovering, but the truth is that the number of the "very poor" soared to

Video Interview: Market Update, European Crisis

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-04
Latest video market update, Yahoo Finance.Peter 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 Collapse.

Tea Party Coalition Endorsements

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-04
The Tea Party Coalition has endorsed the following candidates for office: Chris Jacobs (R, C, I)–Erie County Clerk Patricia Maxwell (R, C)–Family Court Ray Walter (R, C, I)–State Assembly 148th District Dino Fudoli (R, C, I)–Lancas

Should U.S. Cheer or Fear China’s Success?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-04
Should U.S. Cheer or Fear China’s Success?

China’s growth threatening our way of life?

Should the Government Forgive Your Student loans?

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-04
Should the Government Forgive Your Student loans?

Administration proposes regulation on student loans

Starting a Small Business Isn’t Easy

Fox business: Stossel 2011-11-04
Starting a Small Business Isn’t Easy

Government overregulation impacting small-business growth

The $5,000 bet (10pm ET tonight on Fox News)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-04
One of the first economists to expose my brain to the benefits of liberty is George Mason's Don Boudreaux. Tonight on my show (Saturday at 10pm on Fox News) he debates Money Manager Stephen Leeb, who argues that China is buying up the world's resources -- from...

RED ALERT: China's Prosperity Threatens the American Way of Life

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-04
That's the title of a new book by money manager Stephen Leeb. On my Fox Business show this week, Leeb argues that China, with the help of its government, will dominate industries of the future -- like wind energy and water distillation. He wants our government...

Imperialism Is Complicated

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-04
Imperialism sure is complicated....

The US Economy Is Getting Worse, Not Better

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-04

Why Ron Paul?

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-11-03
1. He’s dead serious about real freedoms. Other politicians just talk “freedom” with no action or further explanation. 2. He actually sticks to his principles. He’s not a flip-flopper, not lying all the time to be popular for the m

Send Your Money To Me, Barack Obama

2011-11-03
Every person in the country must immediately send President Obama an additional $650 !!! And then y'all have to keep sending that much or more to Obama every single month. That's how much additional tax money it will take for us to cover the $20

#OWS Pop Quiz, Part I: How Much Do The Protesters Know About What They’re Protesting?

Big Government 2011-11-03
We at MRCTV were in New York City’s Zuccotti Park in late October, and one of the things we wanted to do was see how much the people protesting actually knew about…what they were protesting. Shortly before we left, New York Magazine conducte

Send Your Money To Me, Barack Obama

2011-11-03
Every person in the country must immediately send President Obama an additional $650 !!! And then y'all have to keep sending that much or more to Obama every single month. That's how much additional tax money it will take for us to cover the $20

David Cay Johnston Reports More Government Waste

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-03
Courtesy of Paul Caron in Johnston: Your Tax Dollars At Work, Unconstitutionally: Reuters, A Gift, From NY to Abu Dhabi, by David Cay Johnston: How does being taxed to give money to the oil-rich kingdom of Abu Dhabi and its hereditary ruler strike you? 

Gold And Silver At Discount Prices

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-03
October was very much about consolidation and recovery from the September correction. From trough to peak, gold recovered 8.9 percent to 1741 dollars/ounce, before sliding back to 1700 Dollars/ounce as October came to a close. For silver, trough to peak w

Protected: NNComm #218: The Falling Price of Prostitution

Marc Rudov 2011-11-03
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This Is Only Just The Beginning

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-03
For a long time, there have been those that have warned that economic riots are coming to this nation.  Anger and frustration with the economy and with our financial system have grown to unprecedented levels, and this has fueled the rise of the various p

This Is Only Just The Beginning

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-03
For a long time, there have been those that have warned that economic riots are coming to this nation.  Anger and frustration with the economy and with our financial system have grown to unprecedented levels, and this has fueled the rise of the various p

GOP to WH: Give us the Solyndra Documents

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-03
GOP to WH: Give us the Solyndra Documents

GOP subpoena’s White House over Solyndra

As the World Turns… Into One Big Protest?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-03
As the World Turns… Into One Big Protest?

Will crises precipitate change?

Greek Economy: From Cradle to Grave

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-03
Greek Economy: From Cradle to Grave

Gerry O’Driscoll on European debt crisis

Dept. of Justice Reverses Course on FOIA

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-03
Dept. of Justice Reverses Course on FOIA

Dept. of Justice Reverses Course on FOIA

The Perils of Government Regulations and Unintended Consequences

Big Government 2011-11-03
Washington public policy is replete with examples of government regulators thinking they know best, imposing new government rules that then exacerbate the existing problems. As things become worse, they blame the free market and call for more government r

Fast & Furious Makes Federal Government Accomplices in Crime and Murder

Big Government 2011-11-03
Read with caution. This is the kind of hell big government liberals can unleash on American citizens from their lofty perches in Washington DC. In addition to having nearly unhindered access to our southern border, the most violent gangs in the Western h

Jury Rights Activist Endorses Direct Citizen Action

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-03
The famed jury rights activist Julian P. Heicklen has endorsed Direct Citizen Action: Finally I have had the time to read your book. I just want you to know how much I enjoyed and learned from it. It reinforces how much the individual citizen can do. Righ

Senate Rejects Obama’s $60 Billion Infrastructure, Tax Hike Plan

Big Government 2011-11-03
From The Hill: For the third time in four weeks, Senate Republicans on Thursday voted in unison to block a piece of President Obama’s jobs package. The GOP senators were joined by one Democrat, Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.), and Independent Sen. Joe Liebe

Big Government: Rejected (airs TONIGHT @ 10PM on FBN)

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-03
This week I have to scream at the Capitol again. Despite our growing debt, politicians continue to expand government. Now the FDA says it wants to regulate medical apps on your doctor's iPhone. Solyndra didn't work out, but they still say they must pick win...

Dying for Nothing

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-03
Yesterday I attended a funeral for a friend's mother at Arlington National Cemetery. During the service, my eyes focused on three nearby gravestones -- a Lt. Colonel, 1st.Lieutenant, and a captain. The inscriptions on the gravestones stated that all three

Time is short, but our course of action should be clear…

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-11-03
Time is short, but our course of action should be clear. Resistance to illegal and unconstitutional usurpation of our rights is required. Each of us must choose which course of action we should take: education, conventional political action, or even peace

House Panel Votes to Subpoena White House for Solyndra Records

Big Government 2011-11-03
From Fox News: A Republican-led House panel voted Thursday to subpoena the White House for records related to Solyndra, the solar company that collapsed after receiving a $528 million loan. The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved the resolution

Obama War Room: Bring Me the Head of Moammar Gaddafi

Big Government 2011-11-03
BILL DALEY: You shouldn’t have used the phrase “leading from behind” last spring when you spoke off the record about Libya, Mr. Vice-President. BIDEN:  Well, I didn’t, Billy boy.  I said Hillary was leading with her behind.  Or maybe I said the

Trump calls out Stewart on “racist” comments about Herman Cain

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-11-03
Donald Trump lashed out in a video against Jon Stewart after Stewart made comments about Herman Cain that Donald Trump felt was racist. Jon Stewart said everything about Herman Cain’s past “sounds dirty”. Whether or not Jon Stewart’

Government is the Biggest Benefactor of Corporate “Greed”

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-03
Corporations are people, and according to William  McBride of the Tax Foundation, those people receive less money from the entities they invest in than the federal government does. This means that the federal government and not Wall Street is the bi

Greek Democracy Could Be Costly

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
By:  John Browne Thursday, November 3, 2011 When the news broke earlier this week that Greek prim

November 3, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Thursday, November 3, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna Global markets jumped Thursday as the Greek Prime Minist

Long Term Forecast: The US Dollar Faces A Bigger Blowup Than The Euro

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-03

German Unemployment Unexpectedly Rises

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

QE3 on its way as Fed Prepares Phillips Trial

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Financial Times Link:  http://www.ft

Immigrant Creates U.S. Jobs, Gets Boot Over Visa

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  ABC News Link:  http://abcnews.go.co

Freddie Mac Reports Q3 Loss, Asks for $6B in Aid

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Yahoo! News Link:  http://news.yahoo

Fed Sees High Unemployment for Years Ahead

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Washington Post Link:  http://www.wa

India Food Inflation Quickens to Nine-Month High

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Newswire Source:  Bloomberg Link:  http://www.bloomber

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox Business Network! • 9pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 4, 2011 - 9:00pm - 10:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox Business...

Don't Miss John Browne on CNBC! • 4pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-03
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 3, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm Guest: John Browne Network: CNBC Sho

Reminder–Tea Party Coalition Candidates’ Night Tomorrow

Political Class Dismissed 2011-11-02
The Tea Party Coalition will have a Candidates’ Night and general meeting on Thursday, 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 fr

Popular Vote or the Electoral College?

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-02
While New Hampshire maneuvers to maintain first-in-the-nation primary status, a new Gallup poll reveals many Americans don’t care who New Hampshirites want to be President. In fact, they don’t care who any state wants to be President. A majority of th

Coloradans Say No to Tax Increases

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-02
Joseph Henchman of Tax Policy Blog reports in Colorado Voters Reject Income and Sales Tax Increase: Colorado voters yesterday rejected Proposition 103, which would have raised $2.9 billion between 2012 and 2016 by raising the state income tax from 4.63%

Concealed Carry in Virginia

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-02
Like many states, Virginia has long had a concealed-carry law, one that permits citizens to carry concealed weapons upon securing a permit from the state. However, for a long time there was a glaring exception to the law: Concealed-carry permit holders we

Gary Johnson's In It to Win It!

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-02
Gary Johnson's In It to Win It!

Don’t count Gary Johnson out

Who’s on First, 2012?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-02
Who’s on First, 2012?

Ed Rollins on the GOP race

Blame the Fed!

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-02
Blame the Fed!

Robert Murphy on today’s Fed meeting

I Spy…on The Government’s Espionage Techniques

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-02
I Spy…on The Government’s Espionage Techniques

Espionage, Guantanamo, Julian Assange

15 Trillion Dollars In Debt, 45 Million Americans On Food Stamps And Zero Solutions On The Horizon

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-02
How does a country end up 15 trillion dollars in debt?  30 years ago, we were just a little over a trillion dollars in debt.  How in the world do supposedly rational people living in "the greatest nation on earth" allow themselves to commit national fin

15 Trillion Dollars In Debt, 45 Million Americans On Food Stamps And Zero Solutions On The Horizon

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-02
How does a country end up 15 trillion dollars in debt?  30 years ago, we were just a little over a trillion dollars in debt.  How in the world do supposedly rational people living in "the greatest nation on earth" allow themselves to commit national fin

The All-Powerful Politician

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-02
Forbes just released a new ranking of the "World's Most Powerful People". President Obama tops the list, followed by three other prominent politicians: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Hu Jintao and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The ...

A Very Brief Supply Side Defense

2011-11-02
The United States has been reducing tax rates for the last 40-50 years. Here's a chart of the top marginal tax rates over time: As you can see, individual income tax rates, corporate income tax rates, and capital gains tax rates have dropped sharply

A Very Brief Supply Side Defense

2011-11-02
The United States has been reducing tax rates for the last 40-50 years. Here's a chart of the top marginal tax rates over time: As you can see, individual income tax rates, corporate income tax rates, and capital gains tax rates have dropped sharply

The 2 Faces Of Capitalism

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-02
"China gives communism a good name and we give capitalism a bad name." - in Schiff RadioPeter 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 Ec

Occupy Wall Street: "They Aren't Protesting Capitalism, They Are Protesting A LACK Of Capitalism"

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-02

Absurd Chemical Scares

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-01
Once again, the news media are upset about a chemical. MSNBC headlines: "BPA in pregnancy linked to behavior problems in baby girls" Mother Jones reports: "BPA Makes Little Girls Anxious and Depressed" This is moronic media hype. The authors or the study tha...

Law Professor Denied Tenure for Calling on Students & Making them Work in Teams

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-01
The inmates are indeed running the asylum. Law schools have been under attack lately by students who believe that a law degree entitles them to a six figure salary upon graduation, but now we know the real reason why today’s law brats can’t

"Buy American" is dumb advice

John Stossel 's Take 2011-11-01
"Made in America." Those 3 words on a product label make people feel good, as if their money will magically grow jobs for their unemployed neighbors. But that's nonsense. I try to set the record straight in my syndicated column this week: Anytime we can use fe...

This Is Yet Another Glaring Example Of Why The EU Is A Mind Blowing Failure

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-01
The debt crisis in Europe just seems to get worse with each passing day, and it is yet another glaring example of why the EU is a mind blowing failure.  The EU is made up of 27 nations that all have their own economic policies, and 17 of those nations ar

This Is Yet Another Glaring Example Of Why The EU Is A Mind Blowing Failure

The Economic Collapse 2011-11-01
The debt crisis in Europe just seems to get worse with each passing day, and it is yet another glaring example of why the EU is a mind blowing failure.  The EU is made up of 27 nations that all have their own economic policies, and 17 of those nations ar

Occupying Space

2011-11-01
The Occupy Oakland protestors are very insistent about exercising their rights. But when it comes to the rights of others, the Occupiers could care less: Occupy Oakland has scheduled a general strike throughout the California city for Wednesday. What does

Occupying Space

2011-11-01
The Occupy Oakland protestors are very insistent about exercising their rights. But when it comes to the rights of others, the Occupiers could care less: Occupy Oakland has scheduled a general strike throughout the California city for Wednesday. What does

IRS Continues to Battle Tax Refund Fraud

Tax Lawyer's Blog 2011-11-01
WebCPA reports that the IRS increased the number of fraudulent tax refund claims it detected and stopped during the 2011 tax-filing season by 171 percent over the previous year: As of April 30, 2011, the IRS had identified 775,723 tax returns with $4.6 bi

Herman Cain, Frontrunner?

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-01
Herman Cain, Frontrunner?

9-9-9 a package deal?

Political Rebel With a Cause

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-01
Political Rebel With a Cause

Justin Amash on the Tea Party in DC

The Economic House of Horrors

Fox Business Freedom Watch 2011-11-01
The Economic House of Horrors

The latest green energy failures

New York Fed Can’t Cut a Deal

Fox Business: Napolitano 2011-11-01
New York Fed Can’t Cut a Deal

GAO rips NY Fed handling of AIG bailout

Pregnant mother & husband unnecessarily cuffed, arrested, daughter taken

Freedom Lover Nation 2011-11-01
A pregnant woman and her husband in Honolulu, Hawaii were handcuffed and arrested after being detained by a Safeway supermarket for unintentionally not paying for a couple sandwiches totaling $5. Their daughter was taken away and was in state custody over

Occupy Wall Street Showdown: Wall Street CEO Takes On The 99%

Peter Schiff Blog 2011-11-01

Neocon Lamentations on Iraq

Jacob Hornberger's Blog 2011-11-01
Neocons are attacking President Obama for his plan to end the U.S. occupation of Iraq by the end of December. Never mind that Obama is operating under the contractual agreement entered into between former President Bush and the Iraqi regime his invasion i

Corporatism Is Not Capitalism

Tom's Opinions and Information 2011-11-01

November 1, 2011

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 By:  Mark Hanna Global markets were weak for the second day in a row, as

Peter Schiff October 25, 2011 Fox Business – America's Nightly Scoreboard

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 25, 2011

Peter Schiff October 22, 2011 FBN – The Tom Sullivan Show

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 22, 2011

Peter Schiff October 29, 2011 Fox News – Huckabee

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 29, 2011

Peter Schiff October 30, 2011 FOX – Fox and Friends

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 30, 2011

Peter Schiff October 28, 2011 FBN – After The Bell

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Video Type:  TV Interviews October 28, 2011

Unionize or Shut Down?

The Libertarian Entrepreneur 2011-11-01

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Global TV Canada!

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 6, 2011 - 9:30am - 10:30am Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Global

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on Fox Business! • 11am

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 4, 2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: Fox Busines...

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on RTTV! • 4:30pm

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 3, 2011 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm Guest: Peter Schiff Network: RTTV Sh

Don't Miss Peter Schiff on CTV News Channel! • 9am

Euro Pacific Capital 2011-11-01
Content Type:  Event Event Date:  November 2, 2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am Guest: Peter Schiff Network: CTV New