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November 2010

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Stagflation wins. Will the MMT crowd tap out?

November 30, 2010 – Comments (6)

The last refuge of the Inflation Deniers (Ok I admit it. I love that derogatory term. It's so versatile. Everyone is a Denier of something.) was that gold prices were a reflection of speculation fueled by the ease of gold investing via ETF's.  Gold prices, according to these repackaged Keynesians, were not high as a result of Federal Reserve counterfeiting... er... I mean, operations.  It's "animal spirits," if you reduce the lingo of Modern Monetary Theory to its Keynesian roots.    [more]

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Rec if you support Wikileaks

November 29, 2010 – Comments (53)

And you despise attempts to cover up the criminal nature of governments that talk transparency on the one hand while attempting to silence Assange and Wikileaks with the other.

David in Qatar  

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Now That's A Protest! Kilts + Commando + TSA Stupidity = Best Protest Ever

November 16, 2010 – Comments (7)

A follow up on my recent post on air travel:  [more]

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American Fathers and the ACLU: Exposed

November 13, 2010 – Comments (33)

If we have learned anything from the TSA's new policy of forcing Americans into humiliation, molestation, and degradation, it is that two groups of Americans have now been exposed as total frauds: American fathers and the American Civil Liberties Union.  [more]

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Ben Bernanke: The Best Man for the Job

November 10, 2010 – Comments (12)

Bashing Ben Bernanke is the new sport.  HIs Q rating is probably hovering somewhere between Lebron James and Christine O'Donnell.  Even Sarah Palin, always the front runner in the intellectual arena (sarcasm, of course) has jumped on board.  "Cease and desist," she declared, referring to the Fed's decision to buy $600 whatevers in government bonds.    [more]

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The Freeman's Library

November 06, 2010 – Comments (26)

It's been requested by at least one blogger (maybe two?) that I put up some reading recommendations, just in time for Christmas shopping.    [more]

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A Further Thought on Voluntary Versus Involuntary Economic Theory

November 04, 2010 – Comments (44)

Lately I have alluded to the idea that the core of mainstream economic theory is the concept of involuntary exchange.  In other words, without some form of coercion taken as a given, modern economic theory does not hold true.    [more]

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