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Republican Sellout Invites Stagflation

Republican Sellout Invites Stagflation

John Brown for the Daily Bell 
While it may not be a surprise that the Republicans are preparing to yield on their vow to oppose tax hikes, it should raise investor concerns the world over that an upcoming budget agreement will likely involve a Congressional surrender of its authority to set ...

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Bernanke Loosens Up

Bernanke Loosens Up

[Editor's note: Bernanke has further loosened the Fed's monetary stance. As economist Frank Shostak explains, this action is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of how wealth is created and can only make things worse.]

On Wednesday December 12, 2012 Fed policy makers announced that they will ...

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The UN Wants to Tax Us, Too

The UN Wants to Tax Us, Too

While President Obama and Speaker John Boehner are wrestling with whether or not they will agree to raise taxes, United Nations delegates partying in Doha, Qatar are planning to impose a new kind of tax on Americans. UN conferees have been discussing how they can start a global tax that would hit ...

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Amnesty and the U.S. Labor Market

Amnesty and the U.S. Labor Market

 The Employment Picture for Less-Educated Workers

Of the estimated 11 to 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States, seven to eight million are thought to be holding a job.1Rather than enforce immigration laws and encourage them to return home, President Obama and some in Congress have ...

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How the Fed Rules and Inflates

How the Fed Rules and Inflates

 Editor's Note: It seems this holiday season, instead of presents from Santa's sleigh, we'll be showered with dollars from Bernanke's helicopter. Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced plans to spend $45 billion a month to buy bonds, and to keep a key interest rate near zero until ...

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Porter Stansberry: Gold and Real Estate Are My Hedges for the Fiscal Cliff

Porter Stansberry: Gold and Real Estate Are My Hedges for the Fiscal Cliff

 With nary a glimmer of hope that economic sense will supplant political expedience, Stansberry & Associates Investment Research Founder Porter Stansberry expects rampant inflation to roar in once the cost of capital rises. How is he preparing himself? Stansberry tells The Gold Reporthe ...

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Saving the American Dream: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond

Saving the American Dream: The Fiscal Cliff and Beyond

Abstract: Unless Congress and the President act promptly and wisely, sequestration under the Budget Control Act (BCA) will undermine military readiness, and the nearly $500 billion tax increase starting on January 1, 2013, will greatly harm an already weak economy. However, this fiscal cliff can ...

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Regulations Squeeze Small Business as EPA Pumps out 15 New Regs

Regulations Squeeze Small Business as EPA Pumps out 15 New Regs

OpenMarket.org is the staff blog of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and every week they publish their "Week in Regulation" update.
CEI's Battered Business Bureau: The Week In Regulation
This week in the world of regulation:

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Government Website For Immigrants: Come To America And Take Advantage Of Our Free Stuff

Government Website For Immigrants: Come To America And Take Advantage Of Our Free Stuff

A website run by the federal government (“WelcomeToUSA.gov“) encourages new immigrants to the United States to apply for welfare benefits. This website is run by the Department of Homeland Security and it says that it “is the U.S. Government’s official web portal for new immigrants.” So your tax ...

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