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The Clock Is Ticking

Believe it or not, there is actually something good that came out of the dog-and-pony show over our debt ceiling. Even though Washington chose to do exactly what we knew they would – kick the can down the road – the debate has brought some facts about our nation’s financial condition into the open. Fact…

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Sound Money – The Guardian of Liberty

Implementation would reduce the size of government by Doug Tjaden Liberty is a subject discussed today by many who feel that government entities, (Federal in particular) have overstepped their constitutional jurisdiction. Rightly so. They have. Misguided politicians today use law to dictate their vision of what they feel will provide Americans with “equal opportunity.” Our…

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BIS Changed Silver Data

(From $203 to $93 Billion in Silver Liabilities?) Silver Stock Report by Jason Hommel, July 6th, 2011 The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has changed, or revised, their silver derivatives data in their derivatives reports. The change took place between their June, 2010 report, and their December, 2010 report, for the period of June, 2009.…

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Sound Money From D.C.?

Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina has an interesting idea: what if silver and gold coins which are declared legal tender by the U.S. government and/or state governments were treated just like other “legal tender” and not taxed? Crazy, I know. And he’s not alone as Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of…

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1099 Avalanche Averted

In a segment I like to call, “How did I miss THAT story?”… In a statement released by the White House on April 14th, President Obama is quoted as saying “Today, I was pleased to take another step to relieve unnecessary burdens on small businesses by signing H.R. 4 into law. Small business owners are…

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Weighting On the Mint All Day

From the “Any News Is Good News” file comes a few stories today about the U.S. Mint, an organization which has provided more than enough work for any good publicist/spin master in the last year… First up is the announcement that today the US Mint would begin sales of the 2011 Silver Eagles Proofs. This…

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