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Ron Paul on the Evolution of Freedom in the 21st Century

Ron Paul on the Evolution of Freedom in the 21st Century

Introduction: A leading free-market voice and political leader of the free-market movement in the United States, former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex) is also a medical doctor and a leading exponent of Austrian free-market economics. Dr. Paul retired from Congress in January 2013 after an ...

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The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars

The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars

What would you say if I told you that Americans are nearly 60 TRILLION dollars in debt?  Well, it is true.  When you total up all forms of debt including government debt, business debt, mortgage debt and consumer debt, we are 59.4 trillion dollars in debt.

That is an amount of money so ...

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War for Prosperity

War for Prosperity

Economist Tyler Cowen always has an interesting view on things. He eschews the Austrian, deductive school in favor of a more data-driven approach. But he has sympathies for the heterodox view, and his own politics are described as generally libertarian. He teaches at George Mason University, which ...

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Australia Seizes 360M From Dormant Bank Accounts And All 50 U.S. States Are Doing This Too

Australia Seizes 360M From Dormant Bank Accounts And All 50 U.S. States Are Doing This Too

Do you have a bank account that you don't actively use or a safe deposit box that you have not checked on for a while?  If so, you might want to see if the government has grabbed your money.  This sounds absolutely crazy, but it is true. 

All over the world, governments are ...

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15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism And Banking

15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism And Banking

Why have we turned our backs on the principles that this nation was founded upon?  Many of those that founded this nation bled and died so that we could experience "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness".  And yet we have tossed their ideals aside as if they were so much ...

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IMF's Lagarde – Perpetuating Untruths on a Massive Scale?

IMF's Lagarde – Perpetuating Untruths on a Massive Scale?

Do I have to go on my knees?': grovelling apology from IMF head for incorrect warnings on UK economy ... Head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, accepts her organisation's low growth forecasts for the UK economy were wrong ... Christine Lagarde has asked whether she needs to ...

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End Central Banking, End "Unearned" Wealth Inequality

With all the brouhaha going around regarding income and wealth inequality, the question that is rarely asked is why inequality is something to abhor. As I wrote last November, whether inequality is a bad thing is not the right question – what matters more is your standard of living.

Imagine that ...

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Equity Benefits From Central Bank Paper Shuffling: The Economy Not So Much

Record rise for stocks before employment report ... U.S. stocks closed at record highs on Thursday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 advancing further into uncharted territory, after the European Central Bank moved to combat disinflation and investors looked to Friday's employment report. ...

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The Fed Won't Let the Economy Heal

The Fed Won't Let the Economy Heal

Most commentators are of the view that the massive monetary pumping of the Fed during 2008 prevented a major economic disaster. The yearly rate of growth of the Fed’s balance sheet jumped from 3.9 percent in January 2008 to 150.9 percent by December of that year. The federal funds rate target was ...

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