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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

Moore: America Is Not Broke....[...or is it?...]

Michael Moore, published a rousing speech yesterday in Wisconsin (March 5th) "America is Not Broke" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-moore/america-is-not-broke_b_832006.html It is a great rabble rousing ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Mar 6 2011 - 11:05pm - 40 comments

A Probabilistic Assessment of Short-Term Inflation or Deflation

The following is my "2 cents" on the controversial inflation/deflation debate in the blogosphere. I attempt to use what I see as the most influential factors (what power elites prefer and what the administration/fed can accomplish) to broadly ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Nov 3 2010 - 11:56am - 2 comments

Americanism

No one has responsed to my post, "Economics for Idiots" and I do not really know if this is good or bad.  This being the case I am posting this one in the hope that it will get a rise out of somebody. - Citizenal Most of us are proud to be ...

Forum topic - citizenal - Oct 6 2010 - 7:59am - 66 comments

AMERICA THE MISERABLE- An Observation on American Optimism

Patrick Allitt, a British citizen, and a professor of American history in the US for over 30 years observes: The optimism once held by many Americans has been "beaten out" of them. Read his essay and his interview with CNN: AMERICA ...

Forum topic - jill402 - Feb 24 2010 - 12:55am - 0 comments

Greece and the Myth of Modern America

A few paragraphs from an article using Greece as an excuse to try waking up people outside the CM crowd.  And it briefly evaluates which is the best option for fixing the problem (austerity, end the fed, gold standard, or asset money)... ...

Forum topic - strabes - Feb 18 2010 - 6:17pm - 6 comments

A warning to America from 1958

Re: A warning to America from 1958 Thank you, Rowmat . . . . I had no idea . . . . . Dead on . . . . . Re: A warning to America from 1961 Another warning that was ignored by the citizenry... ...

Forum topic - rowmat - Jun 15 2012 - 3:48am - 6 comments

China 2009: a female militia unit toting submachine guns and attired in red miniskirts and white jackboots

BEIJING — China’s leaders marked their nation’s 60th anniversary on Thursday with a precision display of military bravado, a fleet of floats representing everything from a giant fish to Mount Everest and, improbably, a female militia unit toting ...

Forum topic - xraymike79 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:50am - 7 comments

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

Hello all, This authour sums up a lot of what I have been worried about in the recent years, the decaying of literacy and the coarsening of out culture in north america. Audio on NPR,  or here is a video on youtube if you prefer. ...

Forum topic - Ed Archer - Sep 3 2009 - 11:04pm - 1 comment

Happy Independence Day, America

Happy July 4th to the USA.  May the coming year provide us all with the means and opportunity to make our lives more like what we dream they could, and should, be -- whatever those dreams may be, 233 years later. Viva!  -- Sager Re: Happy ...

Forum topic - SagerXX - Jul 4 2009 - 1:30am - 2 comments

Bonds and the American Experiment

America is just an experiment. Keynesian economics is just a grand experiment.   The FED is a privately owned banking cartel.   History is written by the victors.  History always repeats itself.   History is also completely full of lies.   ...

Forum topic - Jimbo0972 - Jun 14 2009 - 1:54pm - 0 comments

Wall Street's Toxic Message Carried in the Winds of Change

http://jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com/2009/06/wall-streets-toxic-mess... 12 June 2009 Wall Street's Toxic Message Carried in the Winds of Change Joe Stiglitz writes an important essay, and it is suggested that you take the ...

Forum topic - SamLinder - Jun 13 2009 - 2:12am - 1 comment

Protectionism Perculating

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gGHdn2-M3NXsZe3jw0Y9ic... Quote: Canada passes "Buy Canada" type resolution 17 hours ago WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian mayors have passed a resolution that would ...

Forum topic - Farmer Brown - Jun 7 2009 - 10:34am - 2 comments

Re:Thomas Jefferson: "Educate and inform the who mass of the people...They are the only reliance for presvation of our liberty."

Hi,  Today I sent hundreds of emails to ALL  of the tv & radio  talkshows, magazine & newspaper editors. It's easy using http://www.conservativeusa.com  Just click emails to congress & media. Your comments are welcomed. --- On ...

Forum topic - greycloud - Mar 28 2009 - 5:34pm - 5 comments

Are we seeing the calculated destruction of America by government policies?

I have asked myself many times, "Why in the world is our government going forward with so many wrong headed economic policies?  Here is a link to one possible answer:    http://meltdown2011.wordpress.com/2009/03/03/using-us-to-destroy-us/ ...

Forum topic - hucklejohn - Mar 6 2009 - 3:19pm - 3 comments

Permaculture in the USA

This arrived in my mailbox this morning.  Considering the number of enqiries I've received personally about assistance with designing permaculture, I would strongly urge anyone wanting to go that way to contact the Institute.  They have done ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Feb 18 2009 - 6:55pm - 2 comments

Catastrophic Fall in 2009 Global Food Production

Catastrophic Fall in 2009 Global Food Production By: Eric_deCarbonnel February 10, 2009 "Market  Oracle" -- Afte r reading about the droughts in two major agricultural countries, China and Argentina, ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Feb 10 2009 - 10:30pm - 1 comment

America The Illiterate

Sorry folks. This one is actually a bit painful to read. But, I think it is important to share as it sheds light on how difficult it is going to be to get the message out.  America the Illiterate By Chris Hedges November ...

Forum topic - Morpheus - Dec 30 2008 - 8:35am - 32 comments