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Now Uncle Sam Is Ripping Off Fannie and Freddie
Posted by Merlin Jetton on 3/03, 12:58pm
"In August 2012, Treasury did something truly outrageous: It restructured the deal to make sure that Fannie and Freddie's other shareholders could never get a penny of these profits. Under the new arrangement known as the Third Amendment, any profits are subject to a "net worth sweep." In short, the 10% dividend due th...(Read more...)
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Leftists Celebrate Anti-Semites
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 2/28, 3:25pm
Leftists Celebrate Anti-Semites By Edward Hudgins ...(Read more...)
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EconTalk: Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit
Posted by Merlin Jetton on 2/18, 6:43am
The authors of Fragile by Design say a lot about banking history in both the USA and Canada. The 19th century in the USA is often called an era of "free banking." They describe how politicized it was. The financial crisis of 2008 is addressed. The interview is about 75 minutes. Listen or read or both.(Read more...)
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America’s Lysenko
Posted by Teresa Summerlee Isanhart on 2/11, 3:28pm
"The global warming hysteria is disastrous enough in its intended goal, which is to ban the use of our cheapest and most abundant fuels and force us to limp along on “alternative energy” sources that are insufficient to support an industrial civilization. But along the way, the global warming campaign is al...(Read more...)
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Obama's Subtle "You Didn’t Build That" Rhetoric
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 2/01, 7:11am
Obama's Subtle "You Didn’t Build That" Rhetoric By Edward Hudgins ...(Read more...)
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Rand Paul's State of the Union response
Posted by Dan Sprenger on 1/30, 6:26am
I am sure atleast a few people here have already watched this.  I am curious as to what others thought of it.  I really, really like the idea of "Economic Freedom Zones".  I am not sure how it would come about practically, but I think it combines a couple of great American ideas: ...(Read more...)
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U.S. Sperm Donor Told to Pay Child Support
Posted by Dean Michael Gores on 1/24, 9:48am
What began with a Craigslist ad from a lesbian couple calling for a sperm donor in rural Topeka, Kansas ended in court on Wednesday with a judge ordering the donor to pay child support.(Read more...)
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As America becomes a Dictatorship
Posted by Steve Wolfer on 1/23, 11:31pm
This is a terrible attack on the freedom of speech, on a free press, and a blatant and frightening use of government as a weapon to jail opponents.(Read more...)
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Chris Christie and Militant Islam?
Posted by Steve Wolfer on 1/20, 10:53am
I had never heard of these links between Christie and Militant Islam before this. If these accusations are true it smacks of terrible judgment on his part, and implies a person who might never put ethical principles above currying favor with another block of voters.(Read more...)
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The Survival Summit
Posted by Dean Michael Gores on 1/20, 8:24am
This January, the founders of The Prepper Project will be hosting an exclusive online event that we’re calling ‘The Survival Summit’: It’s going to be a FREE, five-day, online training summit where 29 of the world’s most sought-after experts on Survival and Self Reliance will be teaching online classes, giving y...(Read more...)
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