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Ron Paul: ‘The country is bankrupt, the people are being bamboozled’

Ron Paul: ‘The country is bankrupt, the people are being bamboozled’

Speaking with CNBC earlier this week, former Texas Republican Congressman and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul had some wise words to say about the recent government shutdown and the upcoming… Read more »

Bond king warns ultra-low interest rates will be around for a long time

Bond king warns ultra-low interest rates will be around for a long time

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has repeatedly stated that the central bank will most likely not raise interest rates until at least 2015 – the initial plan was to raise… Read more »

Despite collapse of U.S. economy Americans wasting 40% of all food

Despite collapse of U.S. economy Americans wasting 40% of all food

It’s certainly no secret that price inflation is rampant in the United States: the USDA has stated that food prices have risen faster than years prior and food price inflation… Read more »

What’s open, closed during shutdown? And why government is involved everywhere

What’s open, closed during shutdown? And why government is involved everywhere

At midnight, the White House ordered federal government agencies to initiate shutting down procedures, furloughing thousands of civil servants and winding down government services for the first time in nearly… Read more »

Robert Reich’s ‘Inequality for All’ lacks true economic insight

Robert Reich’s ‘Inequality for All’ lacks true economic insight

Thanks to Economic Policy Journal, there was a trailer shown for the documentary “Inequality for All,” starring Keynesian economist and former Clinton administration official Robert Reich. The film, which was… Read more »

The middle class continues to be buried with proposed tax on credit unions

The middle class continues to be buried with proposed tax on credit unions

The middle class in the United States is in between a rock and a hard place these past few years. With the rising cost of living, immense consumer debt, high… Read more »

Treasury warns U.S. government will run out of money by mid-October

Treasury warns U.S. government will run out of money by mid-October

The debt ceiling negotiations between President Obama, the Democratic leadership and Republican lawmakers are underway – again. Although GOP legislators are attempting to find some sort of a deal and… Read more »

Addressing the fallacies of income inequality in the United States

Addressing the fallacies of income inequality in the United States

Akin to yesterday’s piece about the potential dangers of a federal government shutdown, CNN published an article that looks at income inequality in the United States and how it is… Read more »

Would a government shutdown really hurt the U.S. economy?

Would a government shutdown really hurt the U.S. economy?

Last week, it was reported that the Republicans passed a bill in the House of Representatives and sent it to the Senate that would attempt to defund President Obama’s Affordable… Read more »

Low-wage workers to experience more unintended consequences of government

Low-wage workers to experience more unintended consequences of government

Low-wage workers in the United States continue to experience the unintended consequences of the federal and state governments. Although politicians, regulators, unions and bureaucrats may have good intentions, their policies… Read more »

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