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“We must go forward cautiously and consolidate each acquired position, because already the inferior social stratum of society is giving unceasing signs of agitation.
“Therefore, prudence dictates to us a line of conduct that seems to give in to the will of the people, until the execution of our plans be well-enough established for us to be able to declare our intentions without having to fear any organized resistance. 361 more words

2008 Recession

S&P 500 has worst week since 2012

Stocks fell even further on Friday a day after geopolitical concerns led to a massive sell-off that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummet 317 points… 215 more words

Finance

What Will Happen First: Economic Collapse or Martial Law?

Read more at http://joeforamerica.com/2014/07/will-happen-first-economic-collapse-martial-law/#C1Zm0M01OmHXsfR8.99

This article has been contributed by Dave Hodges and was published at The Common Sense Show.

What will happen first? Will we fall under the specter of martial law and all that entails? 2,090 more words

Political

Breaking Down The Federal Open Market Committee's Statement This Week

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (“FOMC”) released its customary statement at the conclusion of its meeting on Wednesday.  FOMC members oversee the Fed’s monetary policy. 373 more words

Housing Analysis

Why Wait for the Shoe to Hit the Floor? The Case for Selling Now

Waiting to sell is akin to ignoring the smoke and flames in the crowded theater and hesitating until somebody yells “fire!” to rush for the now-jammed exit. 450 more words

United States

When the bill comes due

Singing “Happy Days Are Here Again” and partying hearty is fun until the end of the month when the credit card bill arrives. Argentina got theirs and found out the interest rate is much higher than believed. 323 more words

Progressives