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Who Does Congress Represent?

Congressional representatives are ordinary folks just like us, right? Their interests are the same as ours, are they not. The chart below compares the net financial worth of Congressional representatives with that of ordinary households. Read the full story here. Read the original article on Beyond Money. Thomas Greco is the author of The End […]
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Quantitative Easing, the FED, and the Future of the Dollar

“Quantitative easing,” it sounds like something you might do over the toilet. It’s an ironic but appropriate choice for a euphemistic expression designed to fool the people in the hope we will not realize what is really being done to us by the banking and political powers that be. “Quantitative easing” is monetary inflation, pure […]
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Economics and the limits to growth

The first and second laws of thermodynamics should also be called the first and second laws of economics. Why? Because without them there would be no scarcity, and without scarcity, no economics. Consider the first law: if we could create useful energy and matter as we needed it, as well as destroy waste matter and […]
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When Will The Dollar Die?

As I’ve said before, the debt-money system has a built-in debt/growth imperative, based as it is on compound interest. Exponential growth cannot be sustained forever. If debt MUST expand over time, it must be heaped upon either the private sector or the public sector. When the debt carrying capacity of the private sector has been […]
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Which oils should be part of your diet, which avoided?

This article from Dr. Mercola provides a pretty good summary of this important topic. I use olive oil for salads and other other foods that are not subjected to high temperatures, and coconut oil for cooking. Read the original post at Tom’s News and Views. Thomas Greco is the author of The End of Money […]
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Hemp, Not Just for Potheads, but Important to a Sound Economy

Industrial hemp was an important crop until it was outlawed following the Second World War. This article by Harvey Wasserman provides essential information and argues for legalization. –t.h.g. Harvey Wasserman Hemp is the hidden key to legal marijuana October 17, 2010 Hemp is the far bigger economic issue hiding behind legal marijuana. If the upcoming […]
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Cancer a modern man-made disease, research shows

“Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested.” This article reports the findings of a study conducted by scientists from Manchester University (UK) and published in Nature under the title, Cancer: an old disease, a new disease or […]
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Massive Inflation Is On The Horizon

The National Inflation Association has just published an article titled, America’s Currency Crisis is Now Underway. I pretty much agree with their assessment but they are touting gold and silver investments as the best way for people to protect themselves. While a little bit of investment in precious metals may yield some short-term profits, I […]
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Financial Self-Defense

We’ve all been forced to play a game of real-life monopoly. The economy today is being milked, and we all are being parasitized by the banks and the government. Ever more people are beginning to understand the mechanics of how this is being done and looking for ways to protect themselves. The entire system of […]
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No, Virginia, the economy will not recover.

When will the economy recover? When will things get back to normal? When will there be enough jobs to provide full employment? These are the questions that everyone is asking? What if the answer is “never?” What if the present way of living cannot be sustained? What if we have reached the end of the […]
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