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Banking and the State

Banking and the State

 "It had come to be accepted that the pigs, who were manifestly cleverer than the other animals, should decide all questions of farm policy, though their decisions had to be ratified by a majority vote."

Orwell, G. (1989 [1945]), Animal Farm, S. 34

 The Starting Point: Civilization ...

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Economic Freedom Declines Again; Government Control Is Bad For Your Health

Economic Freedom Declines Again; Government Control Is Bad For Your Health

Economic freedom has declined under the Obama administration, and America’s rank has repeatedly fallen on the Index of Economic Freedom and other rankings issued by think-tanks and research foundations. (The Heritage Foundation just releasedthe 2013 Index of Economic Freedom.) In their Economic ...

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Where Is the Inflation?

Where Is the Inflation?

Critics of the Austrian School of economics have been throwing barbs at Austrians like Robert Murphy because there is very little inflation in the economy. Of course, these critics are speaking about the mainstream concept of the price level as measured by the Consumer Price Index (i.e., CPI).

Let ...

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Governor Jindal's Bold New Tax Plan

Governor Jindal's Bold New Tax Plan

’I've spent a better part of my day today answering media queries about Louisiana Gov. Jindal’s new tax plan, which is detailed here.Bobby Jindal by Gage Skidmore

His goal is to eliminate the corporate income tax, the individual income tax, and the franchise tax. Details are still a bit scant, but ...

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We Are Witnessing The Slow, Tortuous Death Of The American Worker

We Are Witnessing The Slow, Tortuous Death Of The American Worker

Once upon a time, the U.S. economy produced a seemingly unending supply of good paying jobs that enabled American workers to buy homes, raise families and live the American Dream.  But now all of that has changed.  Over the past several decades, there have been some fundamental shifts in ...

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Fiscal Cliff Deal Added $47 Billion in Spending

Fiscal Cliff Deal Added $47 Billion in Spending

Because most of the fiscal cliff debate focused compulsively on how much Congress would raise taxes, the spending side of the argument nearly became an afterthought. This resulted in another shell game that added net spending and set up another confrontation in less than two months.

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Josh Levine Names Three Biotech Game-Changers

Josh Levine Names Three Biotech Game-Changers

Micro-cap biotechs must have creative, adaptive management first and foremost, says editor Josh Levine of Josh Levine's MicroCap Investor. A second key characteristic is a technology platform that can ultimately generate a suite of products. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report,Levine ...

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Are You a Base Metal Growth Bull or a Gold Gloom-and-Doomer?

Are You a Base Metal Growth Bull or a Gold Gloom-and-Doomer?

Gold bugs say the global economy could collapse any day now. But what about investors who see continued growth in emerging economies and a steady, if slow, U.S. recovery? Look to base metals, recommends Haywood Analyst Stefan Ioannou. He expects price runs for 2013–2015, especially for zinc, which ...

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Calculate Your 2013 Fiscal Cliff Compromise Tax Liability

The Tax Foundation has just released an updated version of its Tax Policy Calculator which reflects the new fiscal cliff compromise bill that passed the house last night and will presumably be signed by the President very soon.

Once you've filled out the information, there are three columns showing ...

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