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The Drivers of Socialism - An Interview with Jeff Thomas

The Drivers of Socialism - An Interview with Jeff Thomas
Jeff Thomas is interviewed on his take of the underlying drivers of what can lead to socialism – and what to do if you live in a country that could be headed down that road.

Common Sense Vs. Paul Krugman and Space Aliens

Common Sense Vs. Paul Krugman and Space Aliens
Recently Paul Krugman revived his assertion that the US economy could benefit dramatically if the government were to spend massively on a defense program to prepare for an alien invasion of the earth.

Ben Bernanke – Revisiting The Helicopter Speech

Ben Bernanke – Revisiting The Helicopter Speech
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke famously gave a speech in 2002 suggesting that if there is deflation, it may be cured simply by dumping new currency from helicopters. The comment was so unnerving that much of the rest of the speech failed to generate much discussion, yet, in it, Mr. Bernanke revealed other points from his philosophy on dealing with deflation that most certainly deserved review.

Old Bottles

Old Bottles
Can Keynes' followers recognize the fundamental truth of another insightful culture commentator's observation?

Equality - The Great Socialist Ideal

Equality - The Great Socialist Ideal
A basic assumption, by all socialists, is that equality can only be achieved through force. To anyone of a libertarian bent, who may well favour equality as a general concept, the term “forced equality” raises the hackles, as it flies in the face of the very spirit of equality – that of voluntary acceptance of the other person as an equal.

Predictions & The Art of Pulling (Dead) Rabbits From a Hat

There has been much talk about the coming collapse of the US economy, but every effort to pick a date when such an event will happen has so far been wrong. But even though the timing of many predictions is off, the key message to remember is that they DO eventually happen. For this reason, it’s of great importance that we prepare ourselves as soon as possible, both economically and (if we are located in an exposed country) by creating a back door for ourselves and our families. Creating a back door can be a slow process and those who haven't yet begun would be well-advised to start now. After all, you can only pull so many dead rabbits from a hat…

Who’s in Charge?

For many years, we have been predicting that the die has been cast for economic and political cataclysm for the US economy and, by extension, that of the first world. Not surprisingly, the reaction by most others over the years is that the sun is still shining and that only a "Chicken Little" would be predicting a major storm. During this period, most people have said, "We'll deal with it if it comes and not before."

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