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Friday, February 29, 2008

Whither Russia?

Bob Stapler essays an overview of Russia’s evolving relations with the world.

The Artillery Is Now At Point Blank Range

Read the Wall Street Journal’s lead editorial for February 29th:  The Bernanke Reflation.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/29 at 01:55 AM
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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Failing Fed

A scholarly authority on central banking questions the Fed’s performance.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/28 at 06:55 PM
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How Interest Rate Manipulation Punishes Us

Why is it bad for the Fed to reduce interest rates when, as now, the dollar is falling against other currencies?

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/28 at 01:30 AM
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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The Truth Shall Make Us Free

Kartik Ariyur amplifies upon the voluntary slavery Americans have increasingly accepted since the 1932 advent of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal.

Senator Clinton’s Record of Achievements

Read the summary on Maggie’s Farm website.

Headlines of the Day - 2/27/08

Euro surpasses $1.50 mark for first time…

Gold Nears $1,000 ounce…

Bernanke Hints at More Rate Cuts…


The connection is fairly obvious.  The escalating price of Euros and gold in dollars is a direct result of the Fed’s full throttle on money creation.  Fed Chariman Benrancke is notorious for his assertion in the past that, if necessary, the Fed would load helicopters with currency and dump it into the streets to stem any recessionary correction to the economy.

No pain, no gain applies to economic business cycles.  The Fed’s readiness to bail out financial institutions with more inflation is akin to expecting to put out a fire by dumping gasoline onto it.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/27 at 02:33 PM
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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Out-of-Touch Teens

It’s not their fault.  The blame lies at the feet of our nation’s liberal-progressive educators who have followed John Dewey’s progressive education dictum that there is no place for history in modern education for socialism.

Read about the results.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/26 at 06:32 PM
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Education for Slavery

Aristotle spoke of people who, by their natures, are slaves.  American educators are doing their best to make slavery part of their students’ natures.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 02/26 at 05:48 PM
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Modern-Day Moloch

Worshipping the ancient Mediterranean god Moloch, and today’s liberal -progressivism, both require sacrificing children on the altar of self-centered materialism.