Monthly Archives: October 2012

Refreshing perspective on the #anarchy of #Halloween.
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It Begins: Ecuador Demands Repatriation Of One Third Of Its Gold Holdings

No more Tricks, they want their Treats. Who’s knocking on the door next?
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One week ago,when we reported[9]the news that the Bundesbank had secretly pulled two thirds of its gold from London we said the following:

A Remarkable Coincidence That The Slight GDP Uptick Resulted From Government Spending | The Daily Ca

Oh #GDP, what a useless metric you are…
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As a follow-up on yesterday’s report on GDP from Consumer Metrics Institute, this came out today from the Mercatus Center, by Veronique de Rugy. I am sure all


Hurricanes Do Not Have a ‘Silver Lining’ |

Sorry Krugmanites and Keynesians:
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It didn’t take long for mainstream economists to provide us with some inane commentary regarding the latest natural catastrophe. Allegedly, the massive destruction of wealth hurricane ‘Sandy’ will leave behind has a ‘silver lining’.

How To Eliminate $4.5 Trillion of Debt

I’m expecting this to happen in the next administration and they will claim a great victory of fiscal responsibility.
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Note:It’s dark north of NYC. Only those with generators have lights, heat and the ability to communicate. I counted 27 trees down on my property; the costs to make the damage right will be about $10k. Insurance will not pay a dime. I got off easy.

ADP “Cancels” 365,000 Private Jobs Created In 2012

Margin of error -30%. Oops.
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Frequent readers know that in addition of any “data” and “numbers” out of Larry Yun’s National Association of Realtors (aka the NAR, whose only real function is to permit real estate-based money laundering for foreign oligarchs), which we openly boycott as these are consistently manipulated (see the…

Federal Judge Approves Warrantless, Covert Video Surveillance – Slashdot

Anybody remember the Bill of Rights? Nah, me neither.
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Penurious Penguin writes “Your curtilage may be your castle, but ‘open fields’ are open game for law-enforcement and surveillance technology. Whether ‘No Trespassing’ signs are present or not, your private property is public for the law, with or without a warrant. What the police cannot do, their ca…

October 31, 2012 at 10:56AM

Random prediction of the day: 2 weeks from today the presidential election will not be settled. Expect this to drag on for awhile.

October 30, 2012 at 08:59PM

This should make decorating the kids’ rooms easier.

The Winner of the Election: George W. Bush

Four more years! President Bush has accomplished something totally new: outsourcing the presidency. #4hww
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If Obama wins, it will be seen as a referendum on his Bush-like wars and power grabs, granting them permanent bipartisan entrenchment. If he loses, it will be perceived as a vindication of Romney’s bellicose rhetoric and a victory for the neocons. The War Party wins regardless.