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Rand Burnishes His Libertarian Credentials

February 25th, 2015 By James Corbett

...more insidious still is what he may be doing in the name of his father's actual libertarian principals. Take his stand against the Federal Reserve, for instance. 

Many libertarians and former supporters of Ron Paul can tell you the exact moment when they realized that his son, Rand, was not cut from the same cloth. For me, that moment occurred during Rand's Senate run when he released a gung-ho, warhawk, “win the war on terror” type advertisement suggesting that, whatever his actual view on America's overseas military commitments, he bought into the phony, manipulated, staged war on terror itself. Or, worse yet, he was shamelessly pandering to those who have bought into it.



    For others it may have been when he endorsed Mitt Romney over his own father in the 2012 election race in what many have alleged was a back room deal for Ron to concede the 2012 nomination in exchange for party backing of a Rand 2016 run. Others may have been disgusted by the way he treated Luke Rudkowski of We Are Change and Abby Martin of Media Roots as they tried to ask him questions about this endorsement; Rand sicked the Capitol Police on them, forcing Martin into a Senate Media Relations Committee interrogation and trying to strip her of her press credentials. Others may have been disheartened by Rand's repeated attempts to cut all Palestinian foreign aid while continuing...

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A Brief History of Oil Price Manipulation

February 21st, 2015
By James Corbett

...manipulation has been the reason that oil prices were massively over-inflated for the past two decades, and the current plunge is an example of what happens when some of the floors are removed from under that propped-up price.

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Make or Break Time for Grexit

February 18th, 2015
By James Corbett

Assuming that this is just a game of chicken, time is not on Greece's side. Greek finances would dry up within a month of the end of the current agreement... But things are not much rosier for the Eurogroup.

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Greece At the Crossroads

February 14th, 2015
By James Corbett

The problem here is that debt itself is the problem, but as we all know... the very monetary system upon which our entire economic house of cards is built is based on debt-based central banker funny money.

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Deflation Takes A Breather

February 11th, 2015
By James Corbett

So it seems that the deflationary cycle has come to an end...for the moment. But there is still life left in the US dollar bull market, and thus further commodity deflation is highly likely.

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The Peer To Peer Economy

February 7th, 2015
By James Corbett

 This Peer-to-Peer economy that is rising up to replace the Industrial/Information economy is difficult to see in its totality, but is everywhere around us.

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Surprise The Watch Word for 2015

February 4th, 2015
By James Corbett

...now that this is becoming the fashionable new mini-stimulus for countries suffering in the doldrums of this deflationary cycle, it isn't quite so surprising as it once was. It's now almost predictable.

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The Death of King Abdullah and the Future of Oil Geopolitics

January 31st, 2015
By James Corbett

...what is at stake with every royal succession is not just the domestic politics of Saudi Arabia, but the course of geopolitics and, ultimately, the global economy.

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Earnings Down Durable Goods Hit Markets Tumble

January 28th, 2015
By James Corbett

...As is now standard practice in the “new normal” of the post-Lehman world, all eyes are now on Washington where the Fed is currently engaged in the first FOMC meeting of the year.

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Draghi Fires His Bazooka

January 24th, 2015
By James Corbett

Whether or not Draghi was really planning to announce his stimulus program this week, the surprise Swiss franc decoupling of last week left him no choice.

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