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Agenda 21: The BLM Land Grabbing Endgame

Source: http://thetruthwins.com

By Michael Snyder

Agenda 21: The BLM Land Grabbing Endgame

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Why is the federal government so obsessed with grabbing more land?  After all, the federal government already owns more than 40 percent of the land in 9 different U.S. states.  Why are federal bureaucrats so determined to grab even more?  Well, the truth is that this all becomes much clearer once you…

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Guess Who Makes More Than Bankers: Their Regulators

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Guess Who Makes More Than Bankers: Their Regulators

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Government work is pretty good for the most part. (There’s the whole selling your soul aspect, but that aside. — I kid. I kid.) The pay is far above average. Union protections mean you basically can never be fired. The pension comes early, is forever, and is backed by the US…

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Exactly Like 7 Years Ago? 2014 Is Turning Out To Be Eerily Similar To 2007

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com

By Michael Snyder

Exactly Like 7 Years Ago? 2014 Is Turning Out To Be Eerily Similar To 2007

Bubble-Photo-by-Jeff-Kubina-300x300The similarities between 2007 and 2014 continue to pile up.  As you are about to see, U.S. home sales fell dramatically throughout 2007 even as the mainstream media, our politicians and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernankepromised us that everything was…

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The Sad State of the Economics Profession

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The Sad State of the Economics Profession

6726It is not an exaggeration to say the current reputation of economists is probably just below that of a used car salesman. The recent failures of economic policies to boost growth or employment have tarnished this image even more. This, however, is in sharp contrast to the past when economists were seen as…

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What Will You Do When You Can No Longer Buy Or Sell Without Submitting To Biometric Identification?

Source: http://thetruthwins.com

By Michael Snyder

What Will You Do When You Can No Longer Buy Or Sell Without Submitting To Biometric Identification?

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In some areas of the world, payment systems that require palm scanning or face scanning are already being tested.  We have entered an era where biometric security is being hailed as the “solution” to the antiquated security methods of the…

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Hyper-Sensitive Illinois Mayor Orders Police Raid Over Parody Twitter Account

Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com

By Michael Krieger

Hyper-Sensitive Illinois Mayor Orders Police Raid Over Parody Twitter Account

Just yesterday, I wrote a post about how a South Carolina construction worker was fined $525 and lost his job for not paying $0.89 for a drink refillwhile working at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in downtown Charleston. The point was to emphasize how…

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Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com

By Michael Snyder

Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?

Supermarket-Photo-by-Abrahami-300x300Do you think that the price of food is high now?  Just wait.  If current trends continue, many of the most common food items that Americans buy will cost more than twice as much by the end of this decade.  Global demand for food continues to rise…

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Western Lawmakers Talk Federal Land Takeover

By Bureau of Land Management [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Bureau of Land Management [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 

With all the coverage regarding the massive federal land holdings since the Bundy ranch vs. BLM story broke it was interesting to read this headline up at Drudge Report.  The high percentage of federal land in our western states is nothing new and the article below points out that some states, Utah being what appears in the…

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‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’

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‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’

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It’s sad but true. This is something pretty much all critics of crony capitalism can agree on whether on what is traditionally called the “Right” in this country, or the “Left” in this country. Very powerful, very rich interests influence government policy on a fundamental level. From…

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The Ugly Facts of Federal Government Land Ownership

One can look at data all day long but this map brings the immensity of federally controlled government land in our western states into perspective.

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The Ugly Facts of Federal Government Land Ownership

There is no legitimate reason the government should own all this land. It should be auctioned off with the proceeds given to the…

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