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Requiem for America: Guest Post @ Zerohedge

A sad, sobering commentary on our plight http://www.zerohedge.com/article/guest-post-requiem-america Submitted by a reader Requiem for America America, that grand experiment created to probe the limits of human freedom, ...

Forum topic - earthwise - Nov 5 2010 - 11:30pm - 7 comments

V For Vendetta

This being the 5th of November in the UK, drawing you to this film is very important to me. I hope that the highlighted link will work in whatever country you reside in, and that you comprehend the valuable message that it offers :- Link-> ...

Forum topic - Vanityfox451 - Nov 5 2010 - 6:51pm - 5 comments

Icelan'd collapse mentioned on prime time cable

Much of this evening's Glenn Beck show was on the danger of American hyperinflation. He even referenced the problems in Iceland, and cited their inability to get cheese and meat for their McDonalds with their currency as the reason Iceland had to ...

Forum topic - Wendy S. Delmater - Nov 3 2010 - 7:21pm - 2 comments

“Crisis is an Opportunity": Engineering a Global Depression to Create a Global Gover

Hi Everyone, This article though lengthy, explains why the economy and the world is in such a poor state.  In particular it lays out what forces have been at work on a global scale since the economic crisis of 2008, and what we can expect in the ...

Forum topic - nex_s - Oct 29 2010 - 2:28pm - 3 comments

Move To South America?

Im looking for advice! Ok so I have watched the Crash Course and done some more research and im starting to freak out! Do you think it would be better to Sell my house located in the suburbs compleatly reliant on oil and JIT supplies, aand Fly ...

Forum topic - CalvinCarpenter - Oct 17 2010 - 6:34pm - 11 comments

USDA Corn Shocker

Folks... The USDA confirmed what was discussed in 2 previous posts put out over past two months titled "HEADS UP: Watch Grain Prices Next 8 Weeks" in August and the September update "UPDATE: Effectively Out Of Corn (Soon ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Jun 15 2012 - 3:17am - 5 comments

Action plans - Economic crisis/meltdown

So what is your "action plan"? The subject of what preparations to make for the future has been covered extensively by Chris and in the forums, but I figure it's also good to have some more discussion on what to do at the time an ...

Forum topic - nickbert - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 43 comments

Ways to "fix things"

http://money.usnews.com/money/business-economy/slideshows/12-ways-to-sto... USNews posted this upbeat happy article about how "we" can all fix america.  All we need to do is stopped being scared and we need to work harder!!   I ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Oct 1 2010 - 6:45pm - 1 comment

I am Confused...

I need someone, a fellow member, the Mods, CM, anybody to rationally explain to me how the the privately owned U.S. Central Bank, AKA 'The Fed" and the TBTF banks benefit regular people who pay income taxes in this country and is benevolent, ...

Forum topic - Southerner - Sep 23 2010 - 9:52pm - 2 comments

UPDATE: Effectively Out Of Corn (Soon Soybeans)?

A couple of sources, plus the questionable new USDA crop report here  and here  are on track to confirm the concerns in the thread I posted on August 8th...titled HEADS UP: Watch Grain prices next 8 weeks. Here's just a few key ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 7 comments

The Limits to Complexity

This is an essay I just wrote this week exploring the relationship between peak complexity and the global economy. It attempts to analyze mainstream economic policy prescriptions in the context of diminishing returns on complexity and our unsunstainable ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Jun 15 2012 - 3:19am - 8 comments

Another Harbinger of Economic Weakness

Yesterday Paul Kasriel (one of the few economists who actually has a clue) had an essay posted at Safehaven.com. He found that despite being used in several leading indicators, M2 money supply has lost its correlation with one measure of demand (final ...

Forum topic - machinehead - Sep 2 2010 - 3:59pm - 38 comments

Questions from Eastern Canada

Hi Everyone, I'll post this in the hope of getting some information on the Canadian situation and the future of our economy.  I have no doubt when the U.S. enonomy goes into a tailspin no country will be spared.  We live in a global enonomy of ...

Forum topic - nex_s - Sep 2 2010 - 3:32pm - 7 comments

Questions from Eastern Canada

Hi Everyone, I'll post this in the hope of getting some information on the Canadian situation and the future of our economy.  I have no doubt when the U.S. enonomy goes into a tailspin no country will be spared.  We live in a global enonomy of ...

Forum topic - nex_s - Sep 2 2010 - 12:31pm - 0 comments

A New Economy

I came across this post in another forum about the monetary system and his proposed solutions. Wondering what everyone thinks? ~~~~ "After debating the Venus Project, the gold standard, and other economic ideas I consider misguided, I ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Aug 22 2010 - 3:19pm - 1 comment

Depressing Debt Dogma Distills Deflation Dilemma

As the less-than-adequate federal stimulus funds recede from view, we are left with a sinking realization that this recession is depressingly persistent.  Gains on the employment front have reversed.  A fifth of the population is either unemployed or ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Aug 22 2010 - 12:40pm - 3 comments

Neoliberalism redux

Unenlightened Self-Interest: Deficit Hawk Down On Tax Cuts and Financial Reform "Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man." Henry Hazlitt The argument that 'tax cuts for the wealthiest few ...

Forum topic - darbikrash - Sep 8 2010 - 6:04pm - 28 comments

Neosho, MO - window on a troubled city economy

I have no comment on this story from the Joplin Globe, and the citizens' varied responses on the same page, other than to say it's a fascinating, real-world look at events in one small town, population about 11,000, in middle America. ...

Forum topic - ltlredwagon - Aug 18 2010 - 2:03am - 45 comments

Mass Delusion - American style

“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.” – Charles Mackay http://theburningplatform.com/blog/2010/08/14/mass-delusion-american-sty... ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Aug 15 2010 - 9:03pm - 8 comments

Who Created The Fed

Just watch them squirm at CNBS. Rick Santelli is sure to hear about this from his bosses. Re: Who Created The Fed castlewp - thanks for the great video, you rarely see anyone take on the Fed. The best part was the Hoenig ...

Forum topic - castlewp - Aug 14 2010 - 3:01pm - 8 comments