Tag Archives: Money

Deflation: The New Normal.

Let’s face it, the world is getting dangerous, and those with wealth throughout the world are finding U.S. Treasuries.  Capital flows into the U.S. economy has appreciated the dollar.  This along with deflation is a very good sign for American … Continue reading

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Putin’s Next Move

Putin’s next move is easy.  Split any/all coalition that U.S. seeks to develop.  This has already been done with Germanic/Polish perfidity.  If the U.S. doesn’t any unilaterally, then it should seek to punish Putin with long term diplomatic, economic consequences. … Continue reading

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The 1%’ers

Dr. James Piereson at the Manhattan Institute has lambasted the rhetoric animating the convictions of team Obama’s ‘income inequality’ slogan that is to be used among progressives to shield them from the non-performance that is Obama’s Presidency. Let’s get a … Continue reading

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The Boys in Beijing: Sinic Thoughts on Reform

The Chinese Communist Party is right to think that we’ve declared war. We have after all destroyed THEIR export based political economy.  Now their faced with the difficult political choice of having to pursue domestic fiscal/monetary reform. Why does this … Continue reading

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Leszek Balcerowicz: Adam Smith Meets Karol Wojtyla

Matthew Kaminski interviewed a Polish intellectual recently, a man who has few peers.  His name is Leszek Balcerowicz (pronounced Lay-zek Bal-zero-witz).  What he has to say is significant for it points the way toward recognizing how Keynesian thought is a … Continue reading

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Calvin Coolidge Knew Alexis de Tocqueville!

“A government which lays taxes on the people not required by urgent public necessity and sound public policy is not a protector of liberty, but an instrument of tyranny.  It condemns the citizen to servitude.” “There is no surer road … Continue reading

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The Federal Reserves Dual Mandate: Price Stability & Unemployment, A Prospectus

Marc Sumerlin is the current managing director of the Lindsay Group.  He served on President George W. Bush’s National Economic Council. Considered an authority on the Federal Reserve, he recently wrote criticizing the failure of the Federal Reserve to perform … Continue reading

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Currency War: The Perils Of Specialization In Finance & Macroeconomics

The editorial board of the Wall St. Journal has revealed great insight into why many political economies throughout the world are experiencing problems with price stability, native currencies and inflation.  The answer is easy to see:  the U.S. Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Wrecking The Currency & Widening Its Mandate: An Out Of Control Federal Reserve

For those not familiar with the most powerful unelected body in the United States government, the Federal Reserve’s founding mandate was to monitor inflation and maintaining stable prices; it way off its mandate as we consider the OMC (open market … Continue reading

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Marshall McLuhan: The Perils Of Paper Currency

No one has the ingenuity of understanding the complex topic of money better than Marshall McLuhan.  He surpasses even Allan Greenspan and most certainly Niall Fergson’s boring historical book on the history of money.  Neither person has grasped the dynamics … Continue reading

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