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U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

U.S. Economy Grew at 4.1 Percent Rate

ROBERT DONACHIE, Capitol Hill and Health Care Reporter The U.S. economy grew at the strongest rate in roughly four years in the second quarter of 2018, matching economists’ high growth expectations heading into Friday’s announcement. Gross domestic product — the total value of all final goods and services in the U.S. economy — grew at […]

Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising

    By Ellen Brown The Fed is aggressively raising interest rates, although inflation is contained, private debt is already at 150% of GDP, and rising variable rates could push borrowers into insolvency. So what is driving the Fed’s push to “tighten”? On March 31st the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the sixth […]

A Year of Achievement: the case for the Trump presidency

A Year of Achievement: the case for the Trump presidency

. By Victor Davis Hanson  As President Trump finished his first full year in office, he could look back at an impressive record of achievement of a kind rarely attained by an incoming president — much less by one who arrived in office as a private-sector billionaire without either prior political office or military service. […]

Cal Legislature Set to Pass $400 Billion Healthcare Takeover

Cal Legislature Set to Pass $400 Billion Healthcare Takeover

by CHRISS W. STREET The Democrat-controlled Legislature’s efforts to establish ‘Healthy California Act’ as a $400 billion a year takeover of the state’s $400 billion in healthcare is about to pass. With Obamacare either being rescinded by Congressional Republicans or bankrupting due to spiraling costs, the Democrat-controlled California Legislature is set to vote by June […]

India’s Modi Admits Plan Shifting Nation To “Cashless Society”

India’s Modi Admits Plan Shifting Nation To “Cashless Society”

By Tyler Durden Editor’s note: We have run several articles on the attempted move to a “cashless society” and what’s behind it, both benign and not-so-benign. India might seem far away and irrelevant to our situation, but they are merely moving faster in the process than we are, so listen up!   Well who could have […]

Are headline unemployment statistics lies?

Are headline unemployment statistics lies?

By George Miller   Take a good look at the chart at the right. Are the official unemployment statistics accurate?  Yes and no. Depends on what you are measuring. The headline unemployment number you see in MainStream Media, currently 4.9%,  is from the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics). But it’s based upon the percentage of […]

A new strategy for tax cheats

A new strategy for tax cheats

‘National Debt’ is a Scam. Repudiate it.

‘National Debt’ is a Scam. Repudiate it.

    By Thomas L. Knapp The world’s political elites sound a lot like Chicken Little lately as Greece’s regime heads into what looks like full-scale default and Puerto Rico’s governor publicly mulls bankruptcy proceedings. Lots of other governments continuously teeter on the edge of that same abyss, not least that of the United States. […]

U.S. Economy shrinks by 2.9 percent in 1st quarter

U.S. Economy shrinks by 2.9 percent in 1st quarter

The U.S. economy contracted at a much steeper pace than previously estimated in the first quarter, but there are indications that growth has since rebounded strongly. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday gross domestic product fell at a 2.9 percent annual rate, the economy’s worst performance in five years, instead of the 1.0 percent pace […]

Why They Can’t Get Jobs

Why They Can’t Get Jobs

Gregory J. Welborn This has been a week rich with events worthy of commentary.  Many of them are sad beyond comprehension and as of this writing just too close to warrant political commentary.  I refer, of course, to the second attack on Fort Hood, so let me simply offer my prayers for recovery for those […]