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Fiscal Conniptions

With the impending "fiscal cliff" upon us, there seems to be fresh worry and general gnashing of teeth over the economy again.  At times like this, I think it is especially good to step back and look at the bigger picture. Keep in mind ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Dec 4 2012 - 10:56pm - 1 comment

An Open versus Closed Civilization

Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 4 comments

Multi-National Corporations

Corporations are amoral. Patriotism is considered a moral trait by some, immoral by others, but not amoral. Is it a misnomer to label a corporation, "a US multi-national" company? Montana is challenging Citizens United because of ...

Forum topic - Rihter - Jan 17 2012 - 10:21am - 2 comments

Kim Jong II dead?

Just saw the news that North Korean leader Kim Jong II is dead at 69.  Should make for an interesting news day tomorrow. Tim (Current News & Events, north korea, politics)  Just saw the news that North Korean leader Kim Jong II is ...

Forum topic - Tim_P - Dec 18 2011 - 11:23pm - 0 comments

Where are the three men who brought down Wall Streeat?

Where are the three men who brought down Wall Street??? Surprise!   WHERE ARE THEY NOW?   Surprise Answer At The End...   The three men who brought down Wall Street. ...

Forum topic - ewilkerson - Dec 16 2011 - 8:24pm - 8 comments

The value of your vote

Just over 12 months until a major election.  The political circus has come to every living room, the republican debates are in high gear, everything in the news comes with a generous topping of flavored partisan pandering.  Forums and blogs are abuzz ...

Forum topic - kaman - Oct 19 2011 - 11:47am - 26 comments

2011 USA elections - do any candidates get the 3 E's? At all?

Hold onto your hats, we are coming into the American election cycle. To that end, I want to ask if you know of any candidates that seem to get the 3 E's--local, state, or national--to any degree. If so, I hope some of these people are not only ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Oct 10 2011 - 7:35pm - 12 comments

http://www.americanselect.org/ - internet primaries

Over one million people are registered. What if there were a better way to choose our president? Americans Elect is harnessing the power of the Internet to ask every single voter one simple question: who would you nominate in 2012? ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Aug 5 2011 - 10:59pm - 1 comment

Thoughts on Michele Bachmann

Is anyone anyone else concerned about Bachmann?  At first I laughed, and thought "not again..."  But I am worried about her dig and burn mentality, or maybe it should be called Crush, Kill, Destroy.  All to maintain the status quo. And many ...

Forum topic - DRHolden - Jul 12 2011 - 1:33pm - 10 comments

Will They Ever Get It?

This is sort of a free thought post.  I am watching CNN right now and they are talking about what Anthony Weiner is going to do with his political Warchest and a fight by people wanting to get into the Orlando trial.  Greece is falling apart and could ...

Forum topic - ewilkerson - Jun 17 2011 - 10:35am - 11 comments

FORA.tv: Is the deficit a real threat or just a politically convenient tool?

I subscribe to FORA.tv, and one of their latest presentations is entitled "Is the Deficit a Real Threat to America or Just a  Politically Convenient Tool?" Blurb: Gov. Mitch Daniels got America's attention when he said, "We face ...

Forum topic - ezlxq1949 - Jun 8 2011 - 9:06pm - 1 comment

Missing the forest and the trees

I just wanted to pass along this thoughtful essay by John Duffy... Humans are creatures of myth. We invent stories to help us understand our surroundings, but we then become slaves to those stories, and to the false truths within. The real ...

Forum topic - katyan - Apr 11 2011 - 10:35am - 6 comments

The Authoritarian ~ by Robert Altmeyer

This is a PDF link to a complete online copy of The Authoritarian ~ by Robert Altmeyer Chapter One Who Are The Authoritarian Followers? Because this book is called The Authoritarians, you may have thought it dealt with ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Mar 22 2011 - 6:26am - 0 comments

Naomi Klein:"...Climate Change is Biggest Crisis of All"

Naomi Kline was on Democracy Now on March 9th: (video and transcript here) http://www.democracynow.org/2011/3/9/my_fear_is_that_climate_change Excerpt ...NAOMI KLEIN: Yeah, I mean, the book is not about the deniers, but it does get into ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Mar 11 2011 - 2:08am - 5 comments

Four reasons why the government is destroying the dollar

Overview The United States government has four interrelated motivations for destroying the value of the dollar: 1. Creating money out of thin air on a massive basis is all that stands between the current state of hidden depression, and overt ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jan 28 2011 - 1:28am - 15 comments

Inside Job

The movie is coming out in March. You can pre order on Amazon. I think this movie is going to wake a lot of people up! Jon http://www.insidejob.com/ Re: Inside Job investorzzo wrote: The movie is coming out in March. ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jan 25 2011 - 3:17am - 12 comments

My blog Silver

Decided to start my own blog on silver. I'm not a html writer, so don't expect miracles. I am focusing on tlhe best info on silver and of course some knowledge about, you'll read it in the header. I realize there are a thousand blogs out ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Jan 15 2011 - 11:12pm - 6 comments

Mouseland (Must See Election News Humor)

With the latest Kabuki election over it might be time to take a look at what we do when we vote. I rotflmao when I watched this then I cried for the mice. V (General Discussion and Questions, politics, voting) With the ...

Forum topic - V - Jun 15 2012 - 3:15am - 0 comments

Stalin back from the dead?

As they say, its a start............ Russia plans to slash 100,000 bureaucrat jobs by 2013, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday, in a drive to reduce costs and modernize the country's bloated bureaucracy. "We expect that ...

Forum topic - yobob1 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 4 comments

Stone Them All

A senior aide for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) was arrested Tuesday for attempting to bring marijuana into the Hart Senate Office Building, according to U.S. Capitol Police reports. Marcus Stanley, who served as a senior economic ...

Forum topic - yobob1 - Sep 9 2010 - 8:40am - 5 comments