Monthly Archives: August 2012

Well, this is awkward…

That moment when stupid slogans from out of context quotes comes back to bite you.
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China, Germany plan to settle more trade in yuan, euros

From 36 Stratagems: Remove the ladder when the enemy has ascended to the roof
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China, Germany plan to settle more trade in yuan, euros

Ron Paul Recants The GOP, Just Says No To Keynesians | ZeroHedge

Stick a fork in the GOP.
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As we anticipate more demand-rigging, pump-priming, can-kicking experiments from Bernanke today, Ron Paul just came out with his latest stream of truthiness (via Bloomberg):*REP. PAUL SAYS BOTH PARTIES KEYNESIANS, GOP ‘NOT HIS PARTY’*REP. PAUL SAYS FED PRICE FIXING*REP. PAUL SAYS FED FLOODING MARKE…


What Americans Actually Do All Day Long, In 2 Graphics : NPR

What do you actually do all day?
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Working, sleeping, cooking, watching TV. Here’s what the average American does on a typical day, down to the second.

A friend explained the two party system to me this way the other night. Seems to make sense.
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$69 for a Concealed-Firearms-Permit Class from InSights Training Center ($145 Value). Four Locations

In for 2. Get them while Groupon is solvent!
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Safety course prepares licensed concealed-weapons students for a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit, which is valid in 33 states

Fox News Hints that Phantom Ronald Reagan Hologram May Show Up to Endorse Mitt Romney Tomorrow

Will the endorser appear more lifelike and human than the endorsee? I guess, tune in to find out.
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Other guesses for non-dead speakers include Tim Tebow, Colin Powell, Clint Eastwood, and Nancy Reagan. But hopefully the RNC reanimation squad will be able to conjure up the most profane and laughable addition to a political convention in history.

Some clear thinking on the debt

It took the US government over 200 years to accumulate its first trillion dollars of debt. It took 286 days to accumulate the last trillion dollars of debt.
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August 29, 2012Rome, ItalyIf you haven’t heard yet, the United States of America just hit $16 trillion in debt yesterday. On a gross, nominal basis, this makes the US, by far, the greatest debtor in the history of the world. It took the United States government over 200 years to accumulate its first…

US Federal Budget Visualized – Your Tax Dollars at Work

The best infographic visualizing the US Federal Budget. It’s a sea of money…
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The only infographic you will need for a budget debate


Awesome view from Jackson Hole.
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