lfb.org / BY CHRIS CAMPBEL / OCT 22, 2014
In today’s episode, we’re going to show you six “red flags” to look out for.
These flags will inform you — with little doubt — that your government is, in fact, too swollen.
Let’s dive right in…
No. 1: Your government is too big if government [...]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2014-10-19 06:15
I wrote the other day on a bestselling author who had written an op-ed on a person who sideswiped his parked car. He was lamenting that the police observed that “People just aren’t honest anymore.”
His challenge was to ask the person who hit his vehicle [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 8, 2014
There are many systemic reasons why America continues to circle the toilet bowl toward a full fledged oligarchic Banana Republic. I’ve spent the last couple of years highlighting many of them here on these pages. Nevertheless, all of them pale in comparison with the disappearance of [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 8, 2014
A lot of Americans living overseas often write asking about Obamacare and its taxation. As a U.S. citizen you are required to either buy health insurance, which in the U.S. can be very costly, or get hit with a penalty. The penalty rises steadily. This [...]
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Dave Hodges / October 6, 2014
One of Obamacare’s chief architects, Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of Rahm Emanuel,recently stated that society would be far better off if people quit trying to live past the age of 75. His words are true to the heinous traditions of Fabian Socialism and his words live [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/02/2014 14:19
This should be good…
*OBAMA SAYS ECONOMIC PROGRESS HAS BEEN ‘STEADY'; ‘IT IS REAL’ *OBAMA SAYS ECONOMIC FAIRNESS IS ‘DEFINING CHALLENGE’ OF TIME *OBAMA SAYS OBAMACARE HAS RESTRAINED HEALTH-CARE PREMIUMS *OBAMA: U.S. CAN SHORE UP FINANCES WITHOUT ‘MINDLESS AUSTERITY’
Crucially, we should all know how much [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on September 30, 2014
Earlier this month both the New York and Philadelphia Federal Reserves published the results of a survey they conducted asking business owners how the Affordable Care Act has changed how they operate.
Bear in mind, healthcare reform was sold on the basis that it would [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/26/2014 09:08 -0400
The good news in the just released final Q2 GDP estimate soared by 4.6%, just as Wall Street expected, which was the biggest quarterly jump since 2011 Q4 2011, driven by gains in business spending, where mandatory forced Obamacare outlays led to a $17.5 [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/25/2014 14:05
What’s the opposite of government efficiency? In a double-take-instigating headline, the federal government’s Obamacare enrollment system has cost about $2.1 billion so far, according to a Bloomberg Government analysis of contracts related to the project. BGOV’s analysis shows that costs for both healthcare.gov and [...]
news.goldseek.com / Dennis Miller / 23rd September 2014
That title wouldn’t make for much of a campaign slogan, and yet, it’s the natural outcome of one particular politician’s promise. As the editor of a retirement-focused newsletter, most of the notes I receive about the Affordable Health Care Act, or Obamacare, are first-person accounts of how [...]
mises.org / by Willem G. Cornax / Monday, September 22, 2014
These days, a lot of people are worried about their rising healthcare costs. In the Netherlands, this had been one of the most important factors in introducing a collectivist and obligatory basic insurance policy in 2006. Only a few years [...]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2014-09-19
No, this isn’t a novel. Sorry, the Ticker doesn’t do fiction, and especially not apocalyptic fiction.
I’m talking about reality here, in the wake of the failed Scottish vote.
(Reuters) – The failed Scottish vote to pull out from [...]
lfb.org / BY CHRIS CAMPBELL / SEP 19, 2014
In today’s episode, we feature a story from reader David F…
David wrote in last week.
His story crisscrosses so many themes we’ll cover in your episodes to come, we decided to publish it.
David’s story is also a perfect example of what happens when [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Lily Dane / September 15th, 2014
The “Affordable Care Act” continues to prove that it is anything but affordable, as more and more families are struggling with rising premiums, deductibles, and co-pays.
Stories of lost coverage and outrageous expenses associated with Obamacare have been flooding the news for [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 09, 2014
A chart of hours worked shows the average work week has returned to pre-recession levels.
Average Work Week
Moreover, note that the number of part-time jobs has been relative steady in the recovery.
Employed Usually Working Part Time…
theburningplatform.com / By Jim Quinn / Sept 5, 2014
The Wall Street jackoffs all expected an increase in jobs of 200,000 to 250,000 for August. I guess being off by 30% to 40% is considered accurate for an Ivy League educated economist making over $1 million per year. The manipulated, massaged, seasonally adjusted, excel [...]
zerohedge.com / by Kevin Hall, Townhall.com / 08/29/2014 12:20
Remember all those allegations that Obamacare would be an unmitigated disaster for businesses, especially smaller companies? Well, now we have some facts. A week ago we noted that the Philly Fed found that Obamacare was a disaster for business, and now no lessor entity than [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014 Bangkok, Thailand
I’m still a little bit stunned by what just happened.
30 minutes and $73 later, I just walked out of what was -technically- a hospital, but was much closer to an upscale business lounge [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Secrets of the Fed / August 24th, 2014
Each month, branch banks for the Federal Reserve send out questionnaires and surveys to businesses as a way to test the climate of the economy. In the month of August, the Philadelphia branch asked businesses what the full extend and effect so far [...]