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March 2011

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Striving for Greatness. Lessons from my Father.

March 30, 2011 – Comments (31)

My father was the greatest weightlifter of all time. Yet he never won a gold medal. He never appeared on television. You've never heard of him. Still, I am convinced this is the truth.  [more]

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Are You As Excited As I Am?

March 26, 2011 – Comments (25)

Latest 2012 Gallup polling shows Mike Huckabee leading the GOP pack.   [more]

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The Biggest Bull on CAPS

March 21, 2011 – Comments (27)

On November 22, 2009 I wrote:  [more]

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Inside the Mind of a Neo-Conservative

March 20, 2011 – Comments (10)

American foreign policy explained in 3 minutes.  [more]

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The Lives of Others

March 15, 2011 – Comments (16)

Today I saw a movie that had a profound effect on me. It's called The Lives of Others.  Based in East Germany in 1984, the story revolves around a playwright's attempt to expose the truth about East German conditions to the West.  [more]

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Mainstream Economics: Cult of Witch Doctors

March 11, 2011 – Comments (25)

Following the terrible tragedy in Japan (we all wish them the best in rebuilding their shattered lives), it took less than 24 hours for one of the biggest dipsh*t witch doctors to make a complete a** of himself.  [more]

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America, I want no part of this

March 05, 2011 – Comments (30)

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Dubai Exchange Hits 6 1/2 Year Low

March 05, 2011 – Comments (10)

Count me as bullish.  [more]

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Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse

March 03, 2011 – Comments (7)

It's rare that I move past simple book recommendations to outright urging you to read something.  This book is so good it requires urging. This the story of Iceland's economic boom and bust.  The full text has been made available for free by the authors (Phillip Bagus and David Howden) and can be read here.  [more]

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The Continuing Debate on Quantitative Easing

March 01, 2011 – Comments (6)

Is it or is it not inflationary? Well, that depends on how define cash and credit. Robert Blumen counters claims by Robert Prechter and The Pragmatic Capitalist that QE is not inflationary. I'm sure this isn't the last we will here about this. I look forward to the comments from CAPS members.  [more]