Believe In A Return To The Gold Standard? You Are Now Officially An Extremist According To The FBI

Just when we thought the US could not sink any further in its usurpation of civil rights, here comes the FBI to advise all those who tend to think that the broken economic model of the past century is the cause for the global insolvency, that wanton fiat diluation and reckless debt issuance does not ‘fix’ the problem of uber-leverage, and that the gold standard is the proper way to return to monetary stability, will henceforth be considered extremists.

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Here’s Government’s Latest Plan to Gain Control of the Internet

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, following a recent anti-piracy legislative debacle with SOPA and PIPA, will lead his second effort of 2012 to push Internet-regulating legislation, this time in the form of a new cybersecurity bill. The expected bill is the latest attempt by the Democrats to broadly expand the authority of executive branch agencies over the Internet.

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Stand Up!

We are witnessing levels of atrocities that should anger every American citizen.  As each day passes our civil liberties are threatened with new or pending rules and regulations.  Yet, so many people are willing to hand over their rights without question.  In my opinion, by not taking a stand against the tyranny, you are encouraging it.  The unfortunate thing is, people are convinced by remaining silent and minding their own business entitles them to be free of these draconian thugs, think again! They will eventually come for them too.

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A "Quality Assessment" Of US Jobs Reveals The Ugliest Picture Yet

Over the past week we have repeatedly exposed the BLS’ shennanigans to both keep the headline unemployment rate suppressed and to generate an upward bias in the market courtesy of a "bigger than expected beat" of expectations. Granted, various semantics experts continue to scratch their heads in attempting to explain a collapsing labor force when even Goldman’s Sven Jari Stehn just predicted that it will drop to 63.1% by the end of 2012 (and 62.5% by the end of 2015). Funny then that the US will have no unemployment left when the participation rate drops to 58.5%. And no, the "population soared argument based on revised data" doesn’t quite cut it when the bulk of said surge not only did not get a job, but was not even counted toward the labor force.

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