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        Either we: Shred the regulatory state and enable actual capitalism Tell the Federal Reserve to pack sand and to restore the safety of capital by "allowing" the market pricing mechanism to function: mark financial assets to actual market prices, not to self-serving fantasy accounting estimates claw back bailout money anywhere and [...]

By |2012-09-07T11:31:58-04:00September 7th, 2012|Featured Categories, Politics, Uncategorized|1 Comment

China, Germany plan to settle more trade in yuan, euros

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Germany and China plan to conduct an increasing amount of their trade in euros and yuan, the two nations said in a joint statement after talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in Beijing on Thursday. Remember, Germany's the economic engine of Europe, and China is the economic [...]

By |2012-09-06T15:47:31-04:00September 6th, 2012|Economy, Featured Categories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome To Detroit

Did someone need more evidence that we are fast becoming a third world country? Secret Service U-Haul stolen from Detroit Hotel DETROIT - A U-Haul being used by the secret service for Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the Labor Day Rally in Detroit on Monday was stolen out of a hotel parking lot Sunday [...]

By |2012-09-04T09:32:27-04:00September 4th, 2012|Featured Categories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Collateral Damage: Only Who May Have Weapons?

It is a popular and oft-repeated canard among the leftists, one Mayor Michael Bloomberg being chief among them, that "only the police should have weapons."  Well, we all know that criminals, even in very restrictive jurisdictions and countries, have access to plenty of firepower (some of it thoughtfully provided by our very own Justice Department).  [...]

By |2012-08-26T19:07:26-04:00August 26th, 2012|Featured Categories, Government|1 Comment

Choose This Day How You Will Live

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xbFQe9Fz9Dg&feature=player_embedded Update: RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A judge on Thursday ordered the release of a former Marine who was detained for psychiatric evaluation after posting strident anti-government messages on Facebook. Prince George County Circuit Judge W. Allan Sharrett said at the end of a one-hour hearing that the involuntary commitment order issued by a magistrate against [...]

By |2012-08-24T16:31:55-04:00August 24th, 2012|Constitution, Featured Categories|0 Comments

Should We Deregulate and Allow Capitalism to Flourish, or…

Nationwide, 18.2% of Americans so far in 2012 say there have been times when they could not afford the food they needed, on par with the 18.6% who had trouble affording food in 2011. (GallupWellbeing, by Alyssa Brown) Another sign that the economy is not recovering quickly enough: A significant number of Americans are still [...]

By |2012-08-23T21:02:44-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Economy, Featured Categories, Government|0 Comments

Hey Washington

How about getting your boot off the neck of capitalism and letting some job creation happen? Or do you like the votes too much? Over 100 Million Now Receiving Federal Welfare Food stamps and Medicaid make up a large--and growing--chunk of the more than 100 million recipients. "Among the major means tested welfare programs, since [...]

By |2012-08-10T09:31:42-04:00August 10th, 2012|Featured Categories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Could Never Happen Here (Right?)

From  Lizzy Davies with the guardian.co.uk : Olympics spectator with Parkinson's wants 'exoneration' after arrest   Mark Worsfold, 54, says he was handcuffed by Surrey police officers 'for not smiling' while watching men's cycling road race A man with who was arrested during the Olympic men's cycling road race while sitting beside the route has [...]

By |2012-08-09T14:04:11-04:00August 9th, 2012|Featured Categories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Supreme Court (Re)States The Obvious: Congress Can Make You Do Anything It Wants

...as long as either they, or SCOTUS, call non-compliance a "tax." According to uber-conservative Bush II appointee Roberts: The Affordable Care Act describes the “[s]hared responsibility payment” as a “penalty,” not a “tax.” That label is fatal to the application of the Anti-Injunction Act. It does not, however, control whether an exaction is within Congress’s [...]

By |2012-07-05T09:55:35-04:00July 5th, 2012|Featured Categories, Healthcare|0 Comments

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