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The Federal Reserve and the Inflation Tax

Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution states, “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives.” In other words, the Framers wanted to make sure that, when taxes are imposed on the people, the legislation giving rise to those taxes springs from the people’s House, the body closest to the nation’s citizens.   1,235 more words

Economics

Ever The Contrarian

I was reading a recent Dr. Joe Webb economic update – with heavy focus on unemployment numbers along with solid observations about industry trends.  If you enjoy wonky economic stuff, read this… 178 more words

Print Media

Dem debate: Obama love fest, trip to Pandersville

No right thinking person would subject themselves to an entire Dem debate, but watching sporadically, it was clear that Socialist Bernie Sanders and Leftist Hillary Clinton have a lot in common. 239 more words

Those Dems

Savers are Negative on Negative Rates

In recent weeks market turmoil has put negative interest rates firmly on to the centrals banks’ agenda. The Bank of Japan sprang a surprise by following the European Central Bank in moving into negative territory, and there is even talk that the US Federal Reserve might be forced to reverse course and follow suit. 114 more words

Macroeconomics

U.S. has Been Fighting Radical Islam Since 1786

In my numerous hours of keeping track of present day Islamic terrorism, many are devoted to the historical side of it as well. Unfotunate part of debates with people about Islamic terrorism, 95 more words

Indiana

Gold Queues in London.

The Telegraph has reported record purchases of gold in London with queues at bullion dealers.  This is on account of the stock markets unraveling.  Everyone believes that we are witnessing 2008/2009 all over again. 280 more words

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