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Sunday, May 31, 2009

Why The Fed Will Not Be Able To Prevent Higher Inflation

As former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan admitted in post-meltdown testimony to Congress, no group of bureaucrats, no matter how intelligent or how well informed, can accurately predict the timing of economic turns or determine the correct theoretical equilibrium rate of interest.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/31 at 12:50 AM
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Friday, May 29, 2009

Pravda Welcomes the United States Into the Marxian Socialist International

Read, in the English edition of the journal that was the Soviet Union’s official news organ, American capitalism gone with a whimper.

Bond Investment Guru Predicts Dollar to Lose International Reserve Status

Interest rates have begun to rise, and there is little the Fed can do about it without triggering further rapid decline in the exchange value of the dollar.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/29 at 09:44 PM
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Little Green Men

Transforming the economy with creation of so-called green jobs, much lauded by Al Gore and his acolytes, is a figment of imagination in liberal-progressive-socialist brains.  The enormous costs to the economy and to our original Constitutional liberties are all too real.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/29 at 12:15 AM
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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Impartial Justice Under the Law?

Read Read Identity Politics And Sotomayor: The Judge’s Thinking Is Representative Of The Democratic Party’s Powerful Identity-Politics Wing, by National Journal’s Stuart Taylor.

My Sentiments Exactly

Dennis Bucholtz is a retired dye-making trade worker who labored in the auto industry, but not as a member of the socialist, syndicalist UAW.  Much of his retirement income depends upon his investment over the years in GM bonds.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Where’s David Axelrod?

If real substance is to emerge from the vacuity of the President’s policies, it presumably will come from Mr. Axelrod, his behind-the-scenes campaign manager and PR crafter.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Presidential Power and Torture

My early 1950s LSU Constitutional law professor, Walter Berns, gives us historical perspective lacking so far in the “hate Bush” political vendetta.


Friday, May 22, 2009

Gitmo Solution

Treat terrorist detainees as fetuses, which gives us the option to kill all of them and gain the world’s admiration for supporting “choice.”  Read the full story by ScrappleFace (aka Scott Ott).

Inflation Risk is Imminent

President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank disagrees with Chairman Bernanke and the Reserve Board majority.

Read the full story.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 05/22 at 12:02 PM
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