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Karandash - 8/18/2014 at 8:53 PM GMT
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  Neighborhood Bully - America Recklessly Throws its Weight Around  (13)
 - Peter Schiff - Euro Pacific Capital
But I gladly take their silver out. Proud owner of the silver eagles since day 1. My biggest pride is the complete set of America the Beautifull 5OZ P set. AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL Many more years for the program to finish. That gives me hope.  
Doom - 8/7/2014 at 1:30 AM GMT
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  Elizabeth Warren on Banks and Student Loans
 - Tim Iacono - Iacono Research
My blog actually covers the immense fraud of higher education/student loans in pretty heavy detail. Google "Professor Doom" and "Black Secret of Higher Education" to find one of the more relevant posts. 
OneTinSoldier66 - 8/6/2014 at 8:26 PM GMT
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  All Hell  (21)
 - James Howard Kunstler - 
"that YOU are one of those people who desires the elimination of Your Legal Border. Be careful what you wish for ! !" It's probably because I am more than just sympathetic to anarcho-capitalists. In other words, I believe I am one. However, I believe Ron Paul gave the best/most correct answer a person could give when he was asked if he was actually an anarcho-capitalist. He said, "I believe that's the ultima  
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sam site - 8/12/2014 at 3:56 PM GMT
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  The Second Greatest Story Ever Told  (8)
 - Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
You say, " bills would be offset against one another and only the difference in face values would be paid in gold coins on the last day of the fair." This sounds similar to nations prior to 1971 using gold to settle up trade imbalances periodically. I wonder how this system can work between consumers and vendors? How this could replace Paypal and modern check writing and fund transfers. I agree that gol  
OneTinSoldier66 - 8/11/2014 at 9:58 PM GMT
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  Interest Rates at their Lowest: Another Reason to Buy Gold  (3)
 - Philippe Herlin - GoldBroker
"The author is French so the counter-party reference issue might have been a translation artifact." Oh, I see. Thank you for explaining that. 
dennyc - 8/8/2014 at 6:08 PM GMT
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  Michael Parenti - Land of Idols: Lies, Wars, and Empire  (10)
 - Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
Parenti is a distinguished man of letters who rarely is asked his opinions these days because of the obvious reason that he speaks truths that the 1% of the 1% do not wish anyone to know about. Thanks. DJC 
Karandash - 8/18/2014 at 8:36 PM GMT
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  Variable-Rate World, Part 4: Japan's Home Buyers Up In ARMS  (3)
 - John Rubino - Dollar Collapse
"The people" .. ... .... 
George F. - 8/20/2014 at 5:30 PM GMT
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  The Keynesian Counterfactual is Japan  (6)
 - Michael Pento - Delta Global Advisors
Keynesian policies do benefit the powers-that-be in the near term, otherwise they'd be ditched. For the middle term there's the promise of bailouts. No one is concerned about the long term. Even if they were they'd blame it on the influence of free market commentators who somehow are intimidating the central bankers and government policy makers. Great article. 
sam site - 8/2/2014 at 5:19 PM GMT
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  Federal Reserve Follies : what really started the Great Depression
 - Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
While I agree with your pro-gold sentiments, your article misses the massive theft of America's gold that financed Hitler and his re-armament campaign in preparation for WW2 for the 2nd Great Jesuit Inquisition to suppress Protestants, Jews and other heretics and prepare the way for the future Vatican in Jerusalem. See Eric Jon Phelps expose of the criminal Jesuits who stole the Vatican's gold, entrusted it  
OneTinSoldier66 - 8/7/2014 at 8:58 PM GMT
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  The Single Most Important Strategy Most Investors Ignore  (5)
 - Jeff Clark - Casey Research
overtheedge, I just want to say, awesome post! I strongly agree with your opinion here, and really liked the quote from Dune at the end!! Trying to store and hold onto stuff not in my immediate vicinity is not an option for me. I'm simply too poor to even consider attempting such a thing, even if I thought it were a good idea. If it's in my hand then I can attempt to defend it. But I don't have the money  
S W. - 8/6/2014 at 8:57 AM GMT
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  Why Won't Obama Just Leave Ukraine Alone?  (18)
 - Ron Paul - 
So I see that 3 people giving down arrows are in favour of a President who doubles their debt to the rest of the world in 6yrs and is somehow not a lame duck. Meanwhile nobody is listening to anything he says because it is all spin,lies and nonsense anyway. He has basically bankrupted your country, sold you all a pup on Obamacare, slaughtered 100,000 people in Libya, and all for what? 50,000,000 people on fo  
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William Tan - 8/5/2014 at 9:18 PM GMT
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  The West's Reckless Rush Towards War with Russia  (6)
 - Chris Martenson - 
That's what the real world is coming to conclusion. No one believes the double talk and hypocrisy. What is crooked cannot be made straight. Perhaps reality will set in when what they wish for happens not in a far country but in their own backyard. Credibility is now all lost in fantasy and mindless rhetoric. 
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Doom - 8/28/2014 at 3:32 PM GMT
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  Trapped in Venezuela: Looking to Get Out? Good Luck!
 - Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Yeah, "It can't happen here" is a terrible, terrible, assumption to make. I'll grant it's unlikely to happen tomorrow, but it's certain it'll happen at some point. It may be six months (or less), or sixty years (or more)...but past that I can't narrow it down much. My own feeling is it'll happen in my lifetime, but there's a decent chance I'll get lucky and die first. 
Josu O. - 8/29/2014 at 9:29 AM GMT
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  A World Without Fractional Reserve Banks and Central Planning  (8)
 - John Rubino - Dollar Collapse
Every change starts with people dreaming about it and spreading the new ideas. There exists an organisation in Europe that is getting stronger every day, with the purpose of changing the banking model. More and more people, both ordinary people from the street but also informed people from finance and academia, are aware of the problem. Check 
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ranbotrader - 8/26/2014 at 3:30 AM GMT
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  Useful Idiots and The Something For Nothing Society - Part IV of V  (4)
 - Ty Andros - traderview
Whilst I empathise with some of the content in this article I take exception to the 'its all mine' philoshophy. Societies do not belong to rich citizens even though these folk may disagree. Societies are a collective and we all live in the same fishbowl, the poor unable to survive without business and the rich unable to survive without poor and average citizens WHO MAKE MARKET. This is the reality of life  
overtheedge - 8/27/2014 at 6:38 PM GMT
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  The "Escape Velocity" Myth
 - Steve Saville - Speculative Investor
"However, unbeknownst to the monetary manipulators, many of the activities (speculations, investments and businesses) that have sprung-up in response to years of easy money will not be economically viable in a world where the money supply grows more slowly and interest rates are closer to a level that provides a real return to savers. " Unbeknownst? Surely you jest. I contend that they know and accept the  
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glasstiger - 8/26/2014 at 8:36 PM GMT
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  A Tale of Two Markets: One for Wealthy Insiders, And Another For the Rest of Us  (3)
 - Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
Jesse, the media puts out a picture of hope, and so 'it must be true'. Joe the Plummer thinks folks like you are certifiable, as he still trusts the Feds, Congress and the House to take care of everything. We live in very strange times.  
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sam site - 8/28/2014 at 6:30 PM GMT
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  I Blame The Central Banks  (5)
 - Chris Martenson - 
You're right the Fed made the fatal decisions and were even responsible for bribing and threatening potiticans so they would not interfere. Note that congress could have disolved the Fed overnight according to the 1913 Fed Act. Where I feel really let down is the chemical dumbing down of the public by poisons placed in our food, water and medicine so the Fed would get no trouble from the comotose public.  
GoldcoPreciousMetals - 8/22/2014 at 5:55 PM GMT
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  Big Picture: Most Important  (7)
 - Mary Anne & Pamela Aden - Aden Forecast
Goldco Precious Metals agrees with this article - also, we'd like to add that even though there may SEEM to be bad news surrounding precious metals, there's still some interesting things going on with gold. Globally, central banks purchased 118 tons of gold in the second quarter of 2014, which represents a 28% increase since 2013. Also good news, the World Gold Council has said that it does not expect any of th  
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glasstiger - 8/28/2014 at 10:37 PM GMT
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  NAV Premiums of Certain Precious Metal Trusts and Funds - Currency Wars  (4)
 - Jesse - Le Cafe Américain
Jesse you're spot on. At a minimum the Ukraine could end up as a federation by years end. FUKUS dare not escalate the SE Ukraine action as that might accelerate the flight to the safety of PMs and probably the demise of the banks Ponzi program. 
overtheedge - 8/29/2014 at 4:20 PM GMT
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  Massive 60% Stock Market Correction Coming: “Period Of Extreme Turmoil”  (3)
 - Mac Slavo - ShtfPlan
You need only answer one question to yourself. Has the US government ever fired on its own citizenry with intent to wound or kill? If something happens once, it is absolute proof that it can and will probably happen again. 
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Doom - 8/30/2014 at 7:47 PM GMT
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  Moral Dilemma: Should a Libertarian Who Does Not Need Food Stamps, but Qualifies for Them, Take Them
 - Mish - Global Economic Analysis
Isn't it interesting that liberals never ask themselves "if I believe the government does everything better than humans, why don't I just give everything I have to the government and let it take care of me in whatever way it deems fit?" 
sam site - 8/7/2014 at 3:22 PM GMT
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  Useful Idiots and the Something For Nothing Society - Part I of IV  (5)
 - Ty Andros - traderview
You say, " Control healthcare and you control the people". Food can also be considered healthcare through the power of nutrition. I agree with your eight elements of control and are all relevant contributers, but consider what I view as how 95% of the public gets captured and mind-controlled. Few people understand there is a poisoning agenda of the public to chemically dumb down their clear and crit  
George F. - 8/7/2014 at 6:00 PM GMT
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  Currency devaluation: The most destructive policy of all
 - Steve Saville - Speculative Investor
Outstanding article, Steve! 
overtheedge - 8/3/2014 at 6:23 PM GMT
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  Pivotal Events
 - Bob Hoye - Institutional Advisors
"Cole Porter's classic song "I Get A Kick Out Of You" includes a fascinating line: "Fighting vainly the old ennui." One could change it to "fighting the old complacency" and become contemplative. Our guess has been that business reports and the stock market would be positive until the action in spreads becomes dramatic." If we look at Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, on the lowest tier is a thing called ho  
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overtheedge - 8/5/2014 at 5:15 PM GMT
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  It Is Much Bigger Than You Think  (9)
 - Bill Murphy - Le Metropole Café
1. Every participant in the market attempts to get the best deal. 2."... it has long been my opinion that JP Morgan was trading for The Gold Cartel, including the US Government, ..." An opinion is NOT evidence. 3. Am I sympathetic towards the miners? No. I'm not sympathetic towards the oil producers just because we are past peak oil. Folks you better get your heads out of your third point of contact. P  
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Cameron Waugh - 8/5/2014 at 8:37 AM GMT
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  Dirty Float  (6)
Always an interesting read and worth the effort. 
OzSILV - 8/5/2014 at 9:41 PM GMT
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  Perth Mint’s Gold & Silver Bullion Sales Drop to 3 Month Low
 - Mark O'Byrne -
The Perth Mint doesn't issue Minted Silver bars it does issue CAST Silver Bars and at various times in 2013 they weren't available if the Silver Bar figures were available i'd suspect the demand exceeds supply !!! 
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William Tan - 8/5/2014 at 9:26 PM GMT
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  Russia Ponders Russian Airspace No-Fly Zone for EU Commercial and Passenger Jets
 - Mish - Global Economic Analysis
US has got nothing to lose. Probably laughing over how easy it is to manipulate the Europeans. 
Cameron Waugh - 8/6/2014 at 6:25 AM GMT
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  In 2014, the average French worker will be working until July 28th to finance government spending
 - Cécile Philippe - 
"Incapable of reforming itself" This is obviously true to the extent that NO nation under the yoke of the EU is permitted any reform of a significant nature. The reform necessary is a return to sound money ( I'm preaching to the choir-i know). Any nation that actually moves to reform is either bombed or sanctioned or both by you know who. End the Fed ? Clearly, this is not working and will only end badly. 
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