Monthly Archives: October 2012

Prepping for Sandy

Calm before the storm…  

NYT: Prison May Be the Next Stop on a Gold Currency Journey

Anyone reading this blog is likely already in agreement that that gold/silver prices will continue to soar – my concern is what the government will do in reaction to soaring metals prices. They’ve confiscated gold in the past under FDR (if you were dumb enough to give it up). And today, I give you the […]

IMF Cartoon

IMF Paper: End Fractional Reserve & Banker Monopoly on Debt

A paper published last August by IMF Researcher Jaromir Benes and IMF Economist Michael Kumhof suggested revisiting the “Chicago Plan” drafted from the new rush of economic thinking that came in the wake of the Great Depression. The first major idea in the paper proposes eliminating bank runs by eliminating the Fractional Reserve system, requiring […]

Taking on the TSA

    Having a little fun with the TSA at LAX…     And the result…

TONIGHT: 3rd Party Presidential Debates

Streaming live tonight at 8PM CDT/9PM EST, don’t miss them! Moderated by Larry King and hosted by FreeandEqual.org and CSPAN. In attendance: Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green Party, recently arrested protesting undemocratic Obama/Romney debates), Rocky Anderson (Justice Party) and Virgil Goode (Constitution Party). Turn off the Presidential Reality TV Show and see what democracy […]

ADVISORY SQUAWK BOX – WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS (Week of October 15th, 2012)

For audio podcast, click here:  Squawk Box_10.15.12 To listen live: When: Every Monday at 11:00 AM to 11:20 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). Where: US Toll Free: 1-877-384-0533; Participant Passcode: 73518394 then # Squawk Box Topics (Week of October 15th, 2012)  Broader Market Recap & Previous Week Re-Cap: Monday (10/8) – Stocks slipped […]

UN Troops

Formalizing Global Governance: High Finance, the UN and Neoliberal Power Networks

Whether or not you believe in sinister ulterior motives, there is no denying the increasing role of neoliberal institutions like the IMF and UN in governing the world. I’d argue that these and other neoliberal globalist institutions already provde a “lite” form of global governance, and that with just a few more simple incremental steps, […]

Cup & Handle Technical Patterns in Gold/Silver/Euro – Breakout Imminent?

Despite all of the concerns coming out of the euro-zone, there is an interesting technical pattern developing in the euro, that suggests we may be in for a surprisingly strong euro to close out the year. As shown below, a classic “Cup & Handle” technical pattern has formed in the euro (as well as gold/silver). […]

Kid with Pills

Zombie Generation: Big Industry & Engineering The New Dumb

An article in today’s New York Times describes a disturbing trend in which children, even without an ADD/ADHD diagnosis, are being prescribed adderall to improve their performance in school. This is especially prevalent in lower-income families where, as the pediatrician who is the focus of the article states, “We’ve decided as a society that it’s […]

Global Taxes = Global Government

Just because they don’t officially announce it doesn’t mean it doesn’t already exist…

ADVISORY SQUAWK BOX – WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS (Week of October 8th, 2012)

For audio podcast, click here:  Squawk Box_10.08.12 To listen live: When: Every Monday at 11:00 AM to 11:20 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). Where: US Toll Free: 1-877-384-0533; Participant Passcode: 73518394 then # Squawk Box Topics (Week of October 8th, 2012)  Broader Market Recap & Previous Week Re-Cap: Monday (10/1) – The S&P […]

Police State – Tracking Everything You Do

WSJ: New Tracking Frontier: Your License Plates  By JULIA ANGWIN and JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES Police forces and private companies are scanning auto license plates and building huge databases of location information–whether or not the owners of the cars have done anything wrong. WSJ’s Julia Angwin reports. For more than two years, the police in San Leandro, Calif., photographed Mike […]

ADVISORY SQUAWK BOX – WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS (Week of October 1st, 2012)

For audio podcast, click here:  Squawk Box_10.01.12 To listen live: When: Every Monday at 11:00 AM to 11:20 AM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). Where: US Toll Free: 1-877-384-0533; Participant Passcode: 73518394 then # Squawk Box Topics (Week of October 1st, 2012)  Broader Market Recap & Previous Week Re-Cap: Monday (9/24) – Stocks edged […]

Liberty Blitzkrieg

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. - Albert Camus

Hidden Forces

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

aceloewgold

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." - Voltaire

Touch Stone Connect

News & Views (Independent Media!)