America Is Losing Its Entrepreneurial Edge

Posted on January 21, 2015

By Tony Sagami I’ve been self-employed since 1998, and let me tell you, the life of a business owner isn’t easy. It’s filled with long hours, a relentless amount of paperwork, and uncertainty over where your next paycheck will come from. If you’ve ever owned a business, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Difficult […]

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3D Printed 5-Story House Shell — China

Posted on January 20, 2015

On March 29, 2014, ten 3D printed houses, each measuring 200 square meters, appeared in Shanghai, China. The buildings were created entirely out of concrete using a gigantic 3D printer, and each costs only 30,000 RMB ($4,800). Today, just ten months after the initial project, the company behind these 3D printed buildings, Shanghai WinSun Decoration […]

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Lame Duck Dynasty: Obama’s State of the Union

Written by Gary North on January 19, 2015

President Obama is now facing a Republican-controlled Congress. So, he is now ready to go on the offensive. Obama succeeded in getting one big program through Congress: PelosiCare. That was in his first term, when the Democrats controlled all three branches. You could count the Dodd-Frank law (2010). This consolidated the biggest banks’ control over […]

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How the Drug Enforcement Administration Monitored Our Phone Calls

Posted on January 19, 2015

A new document reveals that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly kept track of Americans’ calls to foreign countries for more than a decade to track drug trafficking and other criminal activities. The new database of stored calls was described in a filing Thursday in the case of a man accused of conspiring to unlawfully […]

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Obama’s Gun Control: Shut Down Bank Accounts

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2015

The Department of Justice, which got away with Fast and Furious — selling guns to Mexican drug cartels — is also getting away with this. It runs gun stores out of business by quietly telling their banks to close their accounts. The banks comply. The accounts are closed. Then the gun store’s doors are closed. […]

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Cry Me a River: The Next Stock Market Bust

Posted on January 15, 2015

By Elizabeth MacDonald In considering this aging bull market, some sobering facts from John P. Hussman, Ph.D., of the Hussman Funds: “Recall that the 2000-2002 [market] collapse wiped out the entire total return of the S&P 500 in excess of Treasury bill returns, all the way back to May 1996.” Hussman adds: “The 2007-2009 collapse […]

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