"The Government Comes Up With the Money"

I’m half-heartedly watching the State of the Union address right now. What a cynic I’ve become. My younger self would be shocked and saddened to learn how I’ve come to view these annual addresses as little more than a game of charades. The President (not just Obama, but his predecessors, too) reads a carefully and […]

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Gold Bulls Persist on Dollar Drop as Stimulus Kept: Commodities

Gold analysts are bullish for a second week on speculation that prolonged U.S. stimulus and a weakening dollar will boost demand for the metal as a haven. Seventeen analysts surveyed by Bloomberg News expect prices to advance next week, nine are bearish and six neutral. The Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Index, a measure against 10 currencies, slid to […]

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Growth of food stamps 75 times faster than job growth in America

“Some 40 years after the so-called “war on poverty” was begun by liberal Democrat President Lyndon B. Johnson, not only has poverty not been eliminated, but in terms of the percentage of the American population living in poverty, it has actually increased. Yet, utopian master planners in government and public policy insist that the “war” […]

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Gold Traders Most Bullish Since March as Paulson Cuts

“Gold traders are the most bullish in five months on signs that demand for coins and jewelry increased during a plunge in prices that prompted billionaire investor John Paulson to cut his holding for the first time since 2011. Thirteen analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect prices to rise next week, four were bearish and five […]

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