Category Archives: Federal Reserve

Donald:  How To Succeed as President 

What the hell do you have to lose?  Replace American’s failed welfare-warfare state with liberty and free enterprise.  The American people will thank you and people around the world will thank you.   [Originally published July 17, 2016.) Source: 7 Things Trump Must Do






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Is Trump Going to be The Patsy?

“2017 is going to be a bumpy ride, and Trump will make a great scapegoat for what the elite have in store.” Source: “He Won Because The Elites WANT HIM There, The Global Economy WILL Collapse”






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Trump Needs to Read This Essay

Must reading for members of Congress, too. “According to some commentators the US federal budget deficit still remains a major economic problem notwithstanding that it draws less attention than in the past.” Source: How Government Budget Deficits Make Us Poorer






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Inflation is here

“Over the last 20 years, the things that are the most important to us, such as healthcare, education, food, and shelter, have skyrocketing prices.” Source: Prices Are Skyrocketing, But Only For Things You Really Need






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The Federal Reserve’s assault on the bottom 95% of Americans

“Central banks seeking to boost inflation are waging financial war on the bottom 95% of households.” Source: The Disaster Of Inflation… For The Bottom 95%






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Robert Wenzel dissects the ATT/Time Warner deal

Is this the top of the stock market?  






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Prices ready to take-off?

“Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.” ― Lysander Spooner We all know the BLS artificially suppresses the CPI through bullshit substitution adjustments, quality adjustments, and various other incomprehensible hedonic adjustments made by government … Continue reading






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 Hillary Clinton’s Secret Weapon

“Say what you want about Donald J. Trump, but he is correct about one thing: the Federal Reserve has, with near certainty, been holding interest rates down for political purposes — namely, to aid Hillary Clinton in getting elected president of … Continue reading






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Trump’s Missed Opportunities… Hillary’s left-wing agenda and warmongering

Since it’s midterm time let me give each candidate a letter grade for last night’s debate performance. Donald gets a B- and Hillary gets her usual F, for her collectivist ideology, trickle-down economics, and continued warmongering. Donald missed several opportunities … Continue reading






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Bull or bear market ahead?

“Last Monday, I discussed why you should be worried about corrections due to the damage inflicted upon your investment capital and the time required to “get back…” Source: Past Is Prologue: New Secular Bull Or A Repeat Of The 70’s … Continue reading






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Stockman’s new book, Trumped, reviewed by Justin Raimondo

I have started reading David Stockman’s new book last week.  It is everything Raimondo says it is.  Read it.   “I have to admit to being alternately puzzled and depressed that I seemed to be the only libertarian with a major … Continue reading






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The importance of free-market interest rates

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell Source: Interest Rates and the … Continue reading






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The three bubbles

“The chaos that will arise as trillions of dollars, yen, yuan and euros, etc. try to crowd through the fire exits as the asset bubbles pop will be monumental, and the spikes in small asset class prices as the hot … Continue reading






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The anti-people central bankers

“The media has again begun focusing on the fact that most Americans surveyed have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.” Source: Thanks to Central Banks, Saving Rates Are Declining Worldwide | Mises Wire






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Maybe Fed officials were talking about the election off the record to each other at the water cooler.

“The November election apparently was not a discussion topic during the central bank’s September meeting.” Source: Sorry, Donald Trump, but the Fed isn’t talking politics






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