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A Very Scary Christmas And An Incredibly Frightening New Year

Can you hear that?  It almost sounds like a little bit of peace and quiet.  This year, the holiday season has been fairly uneventful, and for that we should be very grateful.  But it isn’t going to last long.  2012 … Continue reading

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The Pesky Neighbor and the Debt Ceiling by Ron Paul

Imagine you had a pesky neighbor who somehow took out a mortgage on his house in your name and by some legal trickery you were obligated to pay for it.  Imagine watching this neighbor throw drunken parties, buy expensive cars, … Continue reading

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U.S. to Take ‘Extraordinary’ Steps as It Nears Debt Ceiling – Real Time Economics – WSJ

The U.S. this week will start taking “extraordinary” steps to extend the federal government’s authority to borrow funds as it nears the national debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Monday. Geithner early last month told lawmakers that the U.S. … Continue reading

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