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The Biggest Bubble of Them All

Please read this piece completely before doing this--- open up a new window on your machine and know, it sounds boring; trust me, it's not. This is not the old Debt Clock. This one has many, many categories of both public and private debt...and other important factors.Take note of the following---1. Show More Summary

The Economic Crash Already Has Started

Carefully consider the following: 1. Wall Street just had its worst opening week in history. 2. China's Bubble is rapidly deflating. China is the world's second largest economy. 3. The U.S. (and most of Europe) currently is experiencing deflation, which will be followed (most likely) by inflation. Show More Summary

"Bespoke Tranche Opportunity"

Crazy title, eh? That's because devious, "legal" criminals came up with it...meaning, Wall Street Bankers. As the beloved Yogi Berra once said, "It's deja vu all over again.". Bespoke Tranche Opportunity is another bizarre financial derivative. Show More Summary

A Few More Lies and/or Propaganda From Public and Private Institutions

1. NBC News recently stated that the Fed interest rate hike (.25%) " a sign that the economy is improving.". Nothing could be further from the truth. That action is a sign that: the Fed Reserve is recognizing it is increasingly losing credibility... Show More Summary

Redux--- The Shadow Government: A Bit of History

This is from Professor Carroll Quigley--- the late and renowned macro-historian, who was Bill Clinton's mentor at Georgetown University---and was written about 45 years ago [Now, 53 years ago; I wrote this in 2007]. Excerpts from his...Show More Summary

Notice How the Corporate Media Take a Terrorism Story...

and beat it to death...over and after day. I'm not saying these fanatical, philosophically ignorant, "true believers" are not dangerous (whether it's "jihadists" or some nut attacking Planned Parenthood), but the fact remains, you have more chance of being killed by lightning than by a terrorist. Show More Summary

Redux: Our Jury Rights are Being Trampled Upon

I'm re-posting this piece because it's extremely important to the concept of Freedom... especially now, given the plethora of unconstitutional "Laws" currently in force in this great Land. [The previous title was "The Last Bastion".] The last bastion against an errant government (not counting armed revolt) is jury nullification. Show More Summary

The Most Dangerous Idea in the History of Central Planning

This subject is so huge that all I can do here is give you a very scant idea of it. Most importantly: don't think for a moment that it's impossible...or hundreds of years off in the future. It's maybe only one to three decades away. Michio Kaku, a somewhat well-known String Field Theory physicist, is one of its primary proponents. Show More Summary

The Astounding PROPAGANDA from the State-Corporate Complex

Below is a copy of an email I sent out tonight. The title was "A Perfect Example". The brilliant Glenn Greenwald explains EXACTLY how the State-Corporate complex dupes people via shameless Propaganda. This instance is in regard to terrorism, Snowden, Gov't officials, the recent Paris attacks, etc. Show More Summary

Several Insanities in the Western World, Especially the USA

Remember reading about the Age of Enlightenment, often cited as running from the late 1600's to about 1800, and sometimes called the Age of Reason? It would appear that we humans are in need of a Second Age of Enlightenment. Following are some of the things supporting such an assertion. Show More Summary

The Powers-That-Be are Lying

The Oligarchs don't lie about everything, but there are several crucial subjects about which they do lie often. Following are some of those.1. Price inflation is stagnant. The State-Corporate Complex can say this with a straight face...Show More Summary

The Politicizing and Militarization of the CIA

Melvin A. Goodman, a former CIA analyst and current Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy, points out how the CIA has declined and fallen due to both being beholden to political interests and becoming militarized. Goodman...Show More Summary

An Unfair Lot in Life?

I have just come back from holiday in the Ukraine, and this has spurred my thoughts on the “unfairness” of the difference in the lot in life experienced by members of different nations. Is it unfair that some people are … Continue reading ?

"The Drone Papers", and Obama the Assassin

For a great overview of this subject and interviews with the investigative journalists involved, see today's newscast at Democracy Now (Friday, October 16, 2015). I doubt you'll see anything like it on the Corporate Media outlets...which...Show More Summary

Clinton is Either Ignorant or Lying...O'Malley Too

That's what Norman Solomon, documentary producer & long-time political activist, said on Democracy Now today. I agree. He was talking about her response regarding a question on Edward Snowden during the Democratic Debate Tuesday night. Show More Summary

The Truth is Being Sidestepped, Omitted by Politicians & the Corporate Media

Those at the highest levels in politics, along with the Corporate Media, are avoiding talking about the Economic Crisis in this great Land. For most people here, the American Dream has turned into the Nightmare of the Working Poor.Fifty percent of working households in the USA now are economically insecure. Show More Summary

John and Ken Show Mocks Libertarian Candidate Sol Invictus

Sol Invictus, the Florida Libertarian Party's candidate for U.S. Senate, is attracting national media for his loopy statements and behavior. Invictus has admitted to drinking goat's blood during a pagan ritual sacrifice, has predicted a coming race war, and has expressed pride in associating with skinheads. Show More Summary

The Political-Financial Complex

Ike was right when he warned us about the danger of acquisition of power by the Military-Industrial Complex. Steve Keen, the Australian Economics Professor, is right when he warns us about the Political-Financial Complex...a term coined by him.A perfect example of the Political-Financial Complex is as follows. Show More Summary

Thanks for the Great Response...

to my offer in the post titled, "How to Prepare for the Coming Financial and Economic Crash", dated Monday, September 28, 2015. Thanks, too, to those of you who later had kind remarks relative to the Guide. That makes the effort of constructing it worthwhile.Happy Trailsp.s. Show More Summary

This is Not Free Market Capitalism

This will be short. For decades, I've been an informal student of economic systems, and in particular, Free Market Capitalism. From all I've read and seen, there is no such thing in the world today. Perhaps in the days of Adam Smith (the 1700's) it existed, but no longer. Show More Summary

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