Tuesday, January 25, 2022
  Is a great shaking coming to America?  An amazing convergence of events is going to take place during the last several weeks of September 2015.  Many are suggesting that this could indicate that something really big is about to happen.  In fact, some vendors of emergency food are reporting...
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What in the world are the elite up to?  In recent days, we have learned that the New York Fed is moving a lot of operations to Chicago because of concerns about what a “natural disaster” could do, the federal government is buying 62 million rounds of ammunition commonly...
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In Thrall to the Federal Reserve

Jeff Deist | MISES Perhaps no economic pronouncement in history has been anticipated, discussed, predicted, dissected, and reported like the Federal Reserve’s momentous decision today not to raise interest rates. The outpouring of relief witnessed today by the financial press is nothing short of cathartic. Fear and anxiety, built up over...
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Some people may look at the stock market and see economic recovery. Eric Sprott of Sprott Asset Management and Sprott Money looks at myriad other economic indicators and sees an economy still in decline. Despite his suspicions that central banks are keeping gold prices artificially low, he tells The...
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How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt, that has a rapidly aging population, that consumes far more wealth than it produces, and that has scores of zombie banks that could collapse at any moment.  You might think that I am talking about the United States,...
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One of the recurring themes in my posts here at IER is that apologists for government intervention in the name of fighting climate change routinely ignore what the “consensus” says. Then these same people have the audacity to wag their fingers at the “deniers” out there who disagree with...
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Laundered Money

Under cover of its multiplicity of fabricated wars on drugs, terror, tax evasion, and organized crime, the US government has long been waging a hidden war on cash. One symptom of the war is that the largest denomination of US currency is the $100 note, whose ever-eroding purchasing power...
Visualizing the Keynesian Endpoint
I simply cannot comprehend the malfeasance of the media in discussing America's fiscal situation.  This includes the entire spectrum of commentary, from the usual suspects on MSNBC to Fox News Sunday.  10. The President's desired tax hikes -- raising taxes on "the rich", those with an income over $200,000...
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If Congress fails to act, Americans will face a $494 billion tax increase -- the highest ever in one year -- on January 1.What has been referred to as Taxmageddon might better be labeled “Jobsmageddon” because every dollar taken away from individuals and small businesses is a dollar that cannot...