News of the Day: Black Friday Starting Before Thanksgiving Ends

If you are one who desires to simplify your life and lead a life less driven by consumerism, avoid television the week of Thanksgiving! I have been amazed at how obsessed the news media is concerning “black Friday.” It is so bad that Thanksgiving has become nothing more than an unavoidable bump in the road […]

The Debt Crisis Debate – A Call for Courage [Opinion]

Debt Bomb D-Day Tough to Predict

  The debt ceiling crisis continues to confound the USA’s politicians. News shows are in a 24-hour spin cycle as the two parties in Washington play a deadly game of chicken with each other. What is certain (to me) is that whether it is within the next week or the next year, American will face […]

US Economy: Safe Landing or Crash Landing?

I’m starting to think we will know the politicians in Washington are getting close to real budget/debt solutions when everyone is unhappy. Is it possible the only “winning” solution is a lose-lose scenario where we raise taxes (a lot) and cut spending (a lot)? Yes, I know, that will probably destroy the economy, but are […]

FIAT EMPIRE – Why the Federal Reserve Violates the U.S. Constitution

I watched this video via Google Video. It is an excellent historical look at the creation of the Federal Reserve. Much of the material is based on G. Edward Griffin’s book, The Creature from Jekyll Island. The film is approximately one hour long, and worth watching. Here’s the promo clip for the film: Find out why […]

The Coming Economic Crisis

One of the issues on my radar is a potential coming economic crisis that some are referring to as “The Perfect Storm.” For the past year I have been an avid listener of Jim Pulplava’s weekly web cast, “Financial Sense Newshour.” You can add the podcast and download more than three hours of news and […]