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Regulation

I found this item while I was housecleaning this week. It is dated April 11, 2015. It was published as part of a longer article called Why The Government Hates Gold. It states that two economists, John W. Dawson and … Continue reading

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Who Won the Cold War?

The Cold War ran from about 1946 to 1990. We all assumed that the west had won when we saw the Berlin Wall come down. We were wrong. A secret agent from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was sent … Continue reading

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Human Rights Commissions

I first became aware of human rights commissions sometime in the 1980s. They were set up by many states and provinces. The stated purpose was to help victims of discrimination. The results have been almost universally disastrous. The reason seems … Continue reading

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Goodbye Europe – Economics

The western European countries have been in economic trouble for a long time. Let me give you a brief rundown of the problems that they have had. A century ago World War I occurred. Some scholars believe that the French … Continue reading

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Corruption

Here is a repeat of a recent post from Bill Bonner. People always use their wealth and power to try to protect themselves. Sometimes they use it to take wealth and power away from others, too. That’s corruption. Of course, … Continue reading

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The Donald

A few weeks ago I was talking to a man who is an ardent Democrat. I told him that I thought that Donald Trump´s entry into the presidential race would liven things up quite a bit. He replied that he … Continue reading

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Are You Likable?

Recently I read a report stating that employment interviews are not what we thought they were. Your educational qualifications and work experience seem to be a lot less important than many people believe. I had always suspected that interviews were … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Law

About 1962 professor Parkinson wrote a book that was called Parkinson’s Law and Other Studies in Administration.  Professor Parkinson did most of his research in Britain but his findings are relevant to any bureaucratic organization. He discovered that the civil … Continue reading

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Freefall by Joseph Stiglitz, a book review

In this book Stiglitz describes the 2008 financial collapse and its effects on the US economy. Continue reading

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Precious metals

I am really interested in precious metals because I have seen all of the information published about the financial problems and it looks like now is the best time to be in precious metals. I got into most of my … Continue reading

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