news.goldseek.com / By: Grant Williams / 28 October 2014
About 18 months ago, I had a very pleasant chat with a gentleman by the name of Luzi Stamm.
You may detect some measure of surprise in my words, and the reason for that is quite simple: Luzi Stamm is a politician; and, as regular readers [...]
gata.org / By Shruti Srivastava via The Indian Express, Mumbai / 2014-10-26
By Shruti Srivastava The Indian Express, Mumbai Monday, October 27, 2014
NEW DELHI, India — Seizures of smuggled gold by the directorate of revenue intelligence has risen by an unprecedented 330 per cent during the April-September period as compared to last year, [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 23, 2014
“They came in and there were two guys” Honig said. “I asked one of them what size he needed and he showed me a badge and took me outside. They told me they were from Homeland Security and we were violating copyright laws.”
They placed the underwear [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 22, 2014
Many commentators, including myself, have been sounding the alarm for many years that only a short-sighted society filled with fearful imbeciles would ever grant government tyrannical powers in the name of fighting an overhyped, outside enemy. As has happened countless times in world history, once these powers [...]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by RICHARD FLORIDA via citylab.com / October 19, 2014
You know the mythology: despite 55% upper marginal tax rate in exchange for nearly zilch in public services, despite the need to pay consultants’ fees and private insurance just to get basic medical care, and despite the fact that childcare runs a cost of [...]
lewrockwell.com / By Hans-Hermann Hoppe / October 18, 2014
This article is excerpted from the author’s A Realistic Libertarianism.
Left-libertarians profess to apply libertarian principles more consistently than other libertarians. In fact, their role is to serve as Viagra to the State. This becomes apparent when one considers their position on the increasingly virulent [...]
thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / October 16, 2014
The height of idiocy: US Government hijacks the whole Swiss banking system … True story … One of our SMC members just received a package from HSBC giving him and his wife a deadline to comply with FATCA—US’ global tax law … Suddenly [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 15, 2014
In July, I published a post titled, Introducing Ghost Skyscrapers – NYC Real Estate Goes Full Retard, in which I highlighted many of the current absurdities characteristic of Manhattan real estate. Of all the points made, the most striking statistic from the piece is the fact that:
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black / October 15, 2014
One of our SMC members just received a package from HSBC giving him and his wife a deadline to comply with FATCA—US’ global tax law.
As Canadians they’d long felt bad for Americans having to deal with the overbearing burden of FATCA. Never [...]
financialsense.com / SOBER LOOK / October 13, 2014
Expectations of Bank of Japan accelerating securities purchases at the October meeting have fallen considerably. Majority of economists now expect any type of change in policy to take place no earlier than December/January, if ever. In fact an increasing proportion of Japan watchers are suggesting that faster [...]
thedailybell.com / By Anthony Wile / October 11, 2014
The Daily Bell has covered the growing lawlessness of governments in ways that directly affect many of our readers, particularly in Western nations. These include ever-increasing surveillance, draconian Homeland Security powers and militarization of out-of-control police as well as restrictive banking regulations and tax-related penalties [...]
garynorth.com / by Gary North / October 10, 2014
“All State education is a sort of dynamo machine for polarizing the popular mind; for turning and holding its lines of force in the direction supposed to be most effective for State purposes.” Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams (1907)
We are continually bombarded [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on October 8, 2014
In 1863, the United States of America was in the midst of a devastating civil war.
Thousands of people had just lost their lives at Gettysburg, and Sherman was preparing for his march to the sea, laying waste to Atlanta in the process.
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 [...]
wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / October 3, 2014
Until the early eighties, divorce was not an option in Spain. The only way for a couple to end their marriage was by annulment or legal separation, both almost impossible to obtain. Because of the legal and financial obstacles to a formal split and the [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / October 01, 2014
In a Time Magazine Op-Ed, Congressman Charles Rangel (Democrat from New York), a combat veteran says It’s Time for a War Tax and a Reinstated Draft.
While I am optimistic about our Commander-in-Chief’s strategy to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, I voted [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / September 30, 2014
The Social Democrats in Europe demand that the office of the new EU Commissioner place the collection of taxes very high on the agenda. All governments are going broke and this is the DEFLATIONARY side the hyperinflationists never acknowledge. Those in government only view [...]
papersplease.org / Sept 30, 2014
Argentina has promulgated regulations which will require operators of all flights in or out of the country to send copies of both Advance Passenger Information (API) andPassenger Name Record (PNR) data for each passenger and crew member to the government before any flight departs.
The new regulations are to be [...]
voicesofliberty.com / by Jason Peirce / September 27, 2014
September 27, 2014 – Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder is deemed by many as an enemy of justice. He is also universally acknowledged to have presided over some of the rockiest years in the Department of Justice’s history, and is clearly a controversial political figure.