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The Economics of 'Something for Nothing'

There is a great scourge that has plagued Mankind since He decided to socialize Himself several thousand years ago.   I believe this virulent cancer has been responsible for most of what makes social Man what he is, a ruthless warrior.   ...

Forum topic - anarkst - Jul 9 2009 - 1:59pm - 44 comments

Credit & Credibility, Part 1 of 5, From financialsense.com

http://www.financialsense.com/fsu/editorials/karn/2009/0708.html This was posted today on financialsense.com. I thought it was a great read. A bit long, but well worth the time. Re: Credit & Credibility, Part 1 of 5, From ... ...

Forum topic - tx_floods - Jul 9 2009 - 12:50am - 7 comments

Why I Expect Serious Stagflation

What is perhaps worse, laid on top of the stalled output in goods and services, I predict Americans are in store for the worst price inflation in US history. Just as stagflation referred to the combination of high unemployment and price inflation ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jun 15 2009 - 6:14pm - 0 comments

A Tale of Two Diverging Economic Worlds

Increasingly a deep divide within the world of globalization is emerging which will have the most profound significance for the future of G7 nations’ economic and political stability. The divide is between those nations which are still embedded within ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jun 10 2009 - 6:44pm - 0 comments

Austrian Recipe vs. Keynesian Fantasy

http://mises.org/story/3465 (Current News & Events, Austrian, debate, economics, keynesian, Important) http://mises.org/story/3465 ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - May 21 2009 - 5:46pm - 0 comments

Join the Econ Revolution

Economics Students: Join “Toxic Textbooks” Published in May 16th, 2009 Posted by Cassander in Debtwatch 20 Comments A new Facebook group dedicated to reforming economics tuition has just been established by Edward ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - May 17 2009 - 4:54pm - 1 comment

Message from Marc Faber

really funny : Dr. Marc Faber concluded his monthly bulletin (June 2008) with the following: ' 'The federal government is sending each of us a $600 rebate. If we spend that money at Wal-Mart, the money goes to China. If ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - May 14 2009 - 9:42pm - 2 comments

Have you bought your last car?

You've bought your last car by André Angelantoni Actually, you've probably bought the last of a lot of things, but I remember being struck when I first heard James Howard Kunstler say, "Most Americans have bought their last ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - May 6 2009 - 12:48am - 3 comments

Should People Just Ignore Economists?

If you are an economist and did not see this coming, you should seriously reconsider the value of your education and maybe do something with a tangible value to society, like picking vegetables http://mises.org/story/3436 Re: Should ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - May 5 2009 - 6:27pm - 2 comments

Chris Martenson on Financial sense

http://www.netcastdaily.com/broadcast/fsn2009-0418-2.mp3 Re: Chris Martenson on Financial sense Great interview I enjoyed it very much. I hope a lot of new people will visit this site and open their eyes. Chris: as Jim suggested you ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 18 2009 - 2:36am - 3 comments

Cuppa coffee time: how bad will it get?

Talk to the Fabian Forum: The Global Financial Crisis: How bad will it get? Published in April 13th, 2009 Posted by Steve Keen in Debtwatch , Money dynamics , RBA No Comments ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Apr 13 2009 - 12:29am - 1 comment

Ron Paul and Chairman Bernanke discuss economics

Ron : Chairman Bernanke, you consider yourself an expert on the Great Depression, is that true? Ben : Yes, I have devoted a substantial part of my career to the study of the Great Depression. Ron : I too have spent some time ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 10 2009 - 3:01am - 23 comments

Best way to Rob a bank, own one

  WILLIAM K. BLACK: Well, the way that you do it is to make really bad loans, because they pay better. Then you grow extremely rapidly, in other words, you're a Ponzi-like scheme. And the third thing you do is we call it leverage. That ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 4 2009 - 1:10am - 6 comments

Jim Rogers Believes World Is Heading for Depression

 Great interview. Rogers reiterates his disgust with the recent government economic interventions, especially in London and Washington DC. He believes we are making the same mistakes that were made in the 1930s, which led to the Great ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Apr 2 2009 - 7:23pm - 6 comments

Marc Farber and Peter Schiff interview

Dr. Marc Faber is editor and publisher of " The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report." He is one of the great f inancial and investment minds in the world today. Born and educated in Switzerland, based in Hong Kong, he is the author of 2 books. ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Mar 31 2009 - 8:25pm - 0 comments

Marc Farber and Peter Schiff interview

Dr. Marc Faber is editor and publisher of " The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report." He is one of the great f inancial and investment minds in the world today. Born and educated in Switzerland, based in Hong Kong, he is the author of 2 books. ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Mar 31 2009 - 8:15pm - 1 comment

Kondratieff Cycle Theory

Found this pretty interesting. Kondratieff Cycle Theory http://www.kwaves.com/kond_overview.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kondratiev_wave http://www.kwaves.com/200210KondraWithCRB4.pdf Re: Kondratieff ...

Forum topic - rl - Mar 10 2009 - 3:04am - 2 comments

Dinner Table Economics and Deflation

I recently mentioned that I would post an article on deflation, as I have become concerned by the way that this is being used as an excuse to engage in printing money. The idea that deflation is bad seems to be widespread amongst economists, but I am ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Feb 23 2009 - 10:45am - 0 comments

NYT: You try to live on $500K in this town

Over at the DailyKos, this article http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/08/fashion/08halfmill.html?_r=1 has been diaried and getting a lot of commentary. It seems to be tongue-in-cheek, but there are times when it gives into whining. Reminds me of the ...

Forum topic - Orangedem - Feb 8 2009 - 2:28pm - 3 comments

Keynes, Upside Down

Keynesian view. I will try and post an Austrian view later. This road is the one that will lead to insolvency and bankruptcy. Obama has chosen this path. There are two views on how to get out of this mess. Keynesian and Austrian.   ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Feb 6 2009 - 10:44pm - 4 comments