Three Weeks To Go

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Gosh, have the Democrats ever screwed themselves.

Should I not be gloating over the stunningly bad generalship of those who lead my own former party?

Mind you, the pendulum had to start swinging back after decades of increasingly bizarre, Crypto-communist, anti-American globalism. Women’s sports events being won by big, muscular men who grow their hair our, put on lipstick, and say they “identify” as women? Little girls being raped by cross-dressing hairy apes in the Little Girls’ room? ( ) American workers being told “The factory went away, your job went away, there’s nothing anyone can do about it, since no one has a ‘magic wand'”? ( ) Illegal aliens who keep coming back after being deported again and again, till
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No, Facebook is NOT “Private,” Their Censorship Arm is Government Funded

Read more on this subject: CensorshipNews Story Source:"Facebook is a private company and can delete any pages they want," has been repeated ad nauseam since Alex Jones was wiped from its platform. While it is ce… Continue reading

Weekly Update – Ten Years After the Last Meltdown: Is Another One Around the Corner? Ron Paul

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News Story Source: Ron Paul Liberty Report

Don’t look now…but another meltdown is brewing.


From LewRockwell.Com/The Ron Paul Institute:

September marked a decade since the bursting of the housing bubble, which was followed by the stock market meltdown and the government bailout of the big banks and Wall Street. Last week’s frantic stock market sell-off indicates the failure to learn the lesson of 2008 makes another meltdown inevitable.

In 2001-2002 the Federal Reserve responded to the economic downturn caused by the bursting of the technology bubble by pumping money into the economy. This new money ended up in the housing market. This was because the so-called conservative Bush administration, like the “liberal” Clinton administration before it, was using the Community Reinvestment Act and government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to make mortgages available to anyone who wanted one — regardless of income or credit history.

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The US Housing Market Is Raising Serious Red Flags

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Despite a robust U.S. economy, at least as measured by gross domestic product, real home price growth is locked in a cyclical downturn. If that’s not bad enough, it will likely get worse based on the same approach and factors that correctly flagged the housing bust – in real time – in early 2006. 

Home prices are highly cyclical and, as everyone discovered from the last recession, their movements can have material consequences for the broader economy. Yet, according to the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s Aug. 1 monetary policy meeting, policy makers are only starting to recognize the “possibility” of a significant weakening in the housing sector as a “downside risk.” Our research suggests that real home price growth has already entered a cyclical downturn that is likely to intensify. Data this week is forecast to show a drop in housing starts and existing home sales. 

Part of the reason for the worsening o
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US Treasury Sells The First Ever 2-Month Bill: Here Are The Details

Read more on this subject: Economy – Economics USANews Story Source: www.zerohedge.comThis morning, in addition to a rather mundane sale of $40.0 billion in 4-week bills, the Treasury sold its inaugural 8-week (2 month) bill, for the amount of $25.0 bi… Continue reading

Poverty in the U.S. Was Plummeting–Until Lyndon Johnson Declared War On It

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News Story Source: FEE – Daniel Mitchell
One of the more elementary observations about economics is that a nation’s prosperity is determined in part by the quantity and quality of labor and capital. These “factors of production” are combined to generate national income.

I frequently grouse that punitive tax policies discourage capital. There’s less incentive to invest, after all, if the government imposes extra layers of tax on income that is saved and invested.

Bad tax laws also discourage labor. High marginal tax rates penalize people for being productive, and this can be especially counterproductive for entrepreneurship and innovation.

Still, we shouldn’t overlook how government discourages low-income people from being productively employed. But the problem is more on the spending side of the fiscal equation.

The Welfare State’s Effect on the Poor

In Thursday’s Wall Street Journal, John Early and Phil Gramm share some depres
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Brain Imaging Shows Autistic Brains Contain HIGH Amounts of Aluminum

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News Story Source: LewRockwell.Com – By Arjun Walia
Five people were used in the study, four males and one female, all between the ages of 14-50. Each of their brains contained unsafe and high amounts of aluminum compared to patients with other diseases where high brain aluminum content is common, like Alzheimer’s disease, for example.

Of course, this caused people to downplay the study, citing a low sample group, but that’s not entirely a valid argument given the reason why this study was conducted. As cited in the study above, recent studies on animals, published within the past few years, have supported a strong connection between aluminum, and aluminum adjuvants used in human vaccinations, and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD.)

Studies have also shown that injected aluminum does not exit the body, and can be detected inside the brain even a year after injection. That being said, when we take aluminum in from sources such as food, the body does a great job of getting it out, but there is a threshol
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Italy Declares War on Merkel and the EU

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News Story Source: LewRockwell.Com – Thomas Luongo
Both Deputy Prime Ministers, Luigi Di Maio of Five Star Movement and Matteo Salvini of The League, were adamant about locking horns with European Union leadership over all issues of sovereignty between now and May’s European Parliamentary elections.

Their budget proposal which included both tax cuts and universal income blew past the EU budget limit of 2.0% of GDP, coming in at 2.4%. It has put their Finance Minister, Giovanni Tria, in a difficult position because Tria doesn’t want to negotiate this budget with Brussels, preferring a less confrontational, read more pro-EU, approach.

Salvini and Di Maio, however, have other plans. And since I began covering this story last year on my blog, I’ve said that it was imperative that Salvini force the issue of the Troika’s demands – the EU, European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund – back down their throats on debt restructuring/forgiveness.

What I meant then, and I was focused on Salvini
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