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The New Transparency: Seeing Through the President

Transparency: Walk the Walk, Mr. President – John Fund – National Review Online.

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Or Should We say Boom State?

Forbes: 4 of the top 5 cities expected to boom are in Texas
next-big-boom-towns-forbes: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance

To determine the next boom towns in the U.S., Forbes, with the help of Mark Schill at the Praxis Strategy Group, took the 52 largest metro areas in the country (those with populations exceeding 1 million) and ranked them based on various data indicating past, present and future vitality.

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Fed Up

The Federal Reserve Is Why You Can’t Afford Food And Gas | Ron Paul 2012 | Sound Money, Peace and Liberty

The Federal Reserve is supposed to promote full employment and stable
prices, yet its actions cause jobs to disappear and prices to rise. This
should come as no big surprise, at least it shouldn’t if you’re not
inclined to think government intervention is either desirable or
productive.

Ron Paul 2012

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Taking the Key out of Keynes

Obama Adviser: Private Sector is Key to Economic Recovery – FoxNews.com

…the best prescription would be for the administration to back off trying to tweak the economy.

FILE: In this May 25, 2011, photo, people fill out job applications at the Jobapalooza job fair at Lake Erie College, in Painesville, Ohio.

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Commercial Real Estate Unresponsive

Monty Pelerin’s World » Commercial Real Estate Unresponsive

Like so many other economic variables, commercial real estate has been unresponsive to the massive Keynesian stimulus. This chart and observations are from reader EBW:

Moodys/REAL commercial property price index remains troubling.  At best, we may be bouncing along the historic bottom.

But we need to remember that this “bouncing” has occurred while the Fed has printed up $2 trillion and the US Government has added close to $5 trillion to its debt load.


Moody’s chart spelling courtesy of Georgetown Univeristy.

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Hollywood’s Recessive Genetics

Hollywood’s Diversity Problem Predictably Blamed On The Recession

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Reviving the Gold Standard?

Forbes Predicts U.S. Gold Standard Within 5 Years – HUMAN EVENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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