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IMF bombshell: Age of America nears end

http://www.marketwatch.com

BOSTON (MarketWatch) — The International Monetary Fund has just dropped a bombshell, and nobody noticed.

For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the “Age of America” will end and the U.S. economy will be overtaken by that of China.

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Why We Need the Fed

http://www.theatlantic.com

Fallacious and laughable article about the Fed. Read the comments.

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USPS sees $8.5 billion loss, warns Congress it'll be broke by 2011

http://www.washingtonpost.com

The financially troubled U.S. Postal Service reported an $8.5 billion loss in the fiscal year that ended in September and said it will run out of money in 2011 if economic conditions don't improve and Congress doesn't act.

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Krugman to finally debate his failed economic theories!?

http://www.lewrockwell.com

Many Austrians have tried to get Krugman to debate business cycle theory. He’s too busy and too sophisticated to debate an Austrian, of course. Until now.

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Murphy Officially Challenges Krugman to Public Debate

http://www.thepoint.com

Mises scholar, Dr. Robert P. Murphy, has officially thrown down the gauntlet; challenging Paul Krugman to a public debate (Keynesian vs Austrian business cycle theory) moderated by a person of mutual choosing. The challenge was issued by Murphy on October 20, 2010 on The Point.

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Will The Federal Reserve Cause a Civil War?

http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com

November 3rd is when the Federal Reserve's next policy committee meeting ends, and if you thought this was just another boring money meeting you would be wrong. It could be the most important meeting in Fed history, maybe. The US central bank is expected to announce its next move to boost the faltering economic recovery.

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“Invest in inflation, it’s the only thing that’s going up!”

http://www.kitco.com

Agricultural Raw Materials are up 24%, The Mineral Index is up 25%, The Metals Price Index is up 26%, Coffee is up 45%, Barley is up 32%, Oranges are up 35%, Beef is up 23%, Pork is up 68%, Salmon is up 30%, Sugar is up 24%, Wool is up 30%, Cotton is up 40%, Palm oil is up 26%, Hides is up 25%, Rubber is up 62%, Iron Ore up 103%. Those are prices at the wholesale level.

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Czech president tells UN to stay out of economics | Reuters

http://uk.reuters.com

Czech President Vaclav Klaus on Saturday criticized U.N. calls for increased "global governance" of the world's economy, saying the world body should leave that role to national governments.

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Medical marijuana growers join Teamsters union

http://www.sacbee.com

The Teamsters added nearly 40 new members earlier this month by organizing the country's first group of unionized marijuana growers. Such an arrangement is likely only possible in California, which has the nation's loosest medical marijuana laws.

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/09/20/3042051/medical-marijuana-growers-join....

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Why Governments are always getting bigger Maxime Bernier

http://www.maximebernier.com

Why are Governments always getting bigger, according to conservative Member of Parliament for Beauce, Quebec. yeah he's a politician and he's in Canada (My wonderful social paradise) and seems to understand freedom, just found this interesting as I never see politicians talking about this EVER, especially in Canada.

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Fidel Castro no longer believes in Communism

http://www.foxnews.com

Fidel Castro no longer believes in communism. "The Cuban [economic] model doesn't even work for us anymore."

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10 States With Ridiculously Low Unemployment -- And Why

http://finance.yahoo.com

New Hampshire is #4. Just another reason to move to NH.

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"The worst is yet to come" - the guys who predicted the current crisis

http://www.youtube.com

From the guys (Peter Schiff et al) who were mocked and predicted the current financial crisis, comes new revelations that the worst is yet to come; the biggest bubble of all is about to burst: The Bailout Bubble.
Check out this short but pretty powerful documentary that touches on why we're not of the crisis, but why things are probably going to get worse before they get better.

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22 Statistics That Prove The Middle Class Is Being Wiped Out

http://www.businessinsider.com

The 22 statistics that you are about to read prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the middle class is being systematically wiped out of existence in America.

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer at a staggering rate. Once upon a time, the United States had the largest and most prosperous middle class in the history of the world, but now that is changing at a blinding pace. (Click link on article to see 22 Statistics.)

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Medvedev sees chance for "new world order"

http://www.ft.com

Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, said Moscow was bidding to help lead efforts to build a new world economic order after the old system collapsed in the global financial crisis....

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac kicked out off New York Stock Exchange

http://thehill.com

"The determination to direct delisting is related to stock exchange requirements for maintaing price levels and curing deficiencies," said FHFA acting Director Edward DeMarco.

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EU chief warns 'democracy could disappear' in Greece, Spain & Portugal

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

Countries in debt may fall to dictators, EC chief warns -- 'Apocalyptic' vision as some states run out of money --- Democracy could ‘collapse’ in Greece, Spain and Portugal unless urgent action is taken to tackle the debt crisis, the head of the European Commission has warned.

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Study finds that studying economics influences political affiliation

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Taking an economics course in college may have swayed your political leanings, according to a new study by the Federal Reserve's Bank Of New York. In fact, that undergrad Macro class may still be shaping how you view the world.

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Senators act to stop airline carryon charges

http://news.yahoo.com

ATLANTA – Six Democratic senators want to hit U.S. airlines with a tax if they charge passengers for their carryon bags.

The senators said Wednesday that this would keep more airlines from following Spirit Airlines' lead. The small Florida airline said last week that starting Aug. 1 it will charge its customers as much as $45 to bring a bag aboard its aircraft and put it in an overhead bin.

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California's Last auto Plant Shuts its Doors

http://www.breitbart.com

The plant made Toyota Tacoma trucks and Corolla sedans. The last Tacoma rolled off the assembly lines last week, and Corolla production ended Thursday.

State officials are pursuing federal grants to help those impacted by the closure.

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