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March 2011

$36bn To Keep Their Mouths Shut

“Yet in Bahrain, I had a depressing experience. King Hamad and Crown Prince Salman have been bowing to their 70 per cent (80 per cent?) Shia population, opening prison doors, promising constitutional reforms. So I asked a government official in Manama if this was really possible. Why not have an elected prime minister instead of…

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A Short Liberty Dollar History

2004: Liberty Dollar Introduction: 2007: FBI seizure of Liberty Dollar property video 1: FBI seizure of Liberty Dollar property video 2: FBI seizure of Liberty Dollar property video 3:   2011: Bernard von Nothaus, creator of Liberty Dollar, Guilty 4 Counts:

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War Machine: Tail Wagging the Dog

““I completely understood his feelings,” Regan pointed out. After all, “who could countenance such brutality? The news of the slaughter had come at a key moment in the deliberations about whether the U.S. would invade Iraq. Those who watched the non-stop debates on TV saw that many of those who had previously wavered on the…

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Tax-Payers vs. Tax-Collectors

““We are getting shot by American weapons fired by American-trained Bahraini soldiers with American-made tanks,” a medical orderly in Bahrain told Robert Fisk of The Independent of London. The same was true in Egypt prior to Mubarak’s belated abdication. Both of those countries have been convulsed by uprisings against deeply corrupt, well-entrenched elites. People throughout…

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The Bonus Army?

“ All of this happened long before the advent of the Federal Reserve and its terrorist arm, the IRS. Just as significantly, it happened long before the “Bonus Army” was cleared from Washington, D.C. by the U.S. military -an incident from the last Great Depression that may provide a useful template for dealing with citizen…

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The Whiskey Rebellion?

“The Whiskey Rebellion, less commonly known as the Whiskey Insurrection, was a resistance movement in what was the western part of the United States in the 1790s, during the presidency of George Washington. The conflict was rooted in western dissatisfaction with various policies of the eastern-based national government. The name of the uprising comes from…

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Expressions of Declining Social Mood #1: Domineering Authoritarianism

In today’s declining economic environment and social mood there are, unfortunately,  many global and local examples to choose from to show the increase of domineering authoritarianism. To exemplify how this negative trend not only affects civilians but also those who hold authority over us, below are two videos which show the unnecessary and brutal reaction…

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