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Want to see some REAL resilient families?

Want to see some REAL resilient families?

When my wife and I first got married, she discovered a strange quirk of mine. Truth be known she puts up with a bundle of my strange neuroses, quirks and… Read more »

Midas,  NOT!

Midas, NOT!

Did you miss the boat on gold? I did. My wife and I agreed to shift a large part of our savings into gold back in the summer of 2004…. Read more »

Two Cents

Two Cents

I just heard an NPR story about a record store going out of business. The guy had been in business for over 25 years. This is sad for him, and… Read more »

I know a guy.

I know a guy.

Even before he lost everything he owned Tom was having a rotten year. His friends and family called him a nut and a conspiracy theorist for years. He’d gotten used… Read more »

Kyle Bass on the world’s spending insanity

Kyle Bass on the world’s spending insanity

Legendary contrarian Kyle Bass who made a fortune betting against the sub-prime mortgage market when the rest of the world was still in bubble euphoria makes mince meat of a… Read more »

The secret scourge of progressive corporatism

The secret scourge of progressive corporatism

There was an interesting Washington Post story last week about Molly Katchpole, a mostly unemployed 22-year-old progressive activist who started a petition to pressure Bank of America to back off… Read more »

Third World to One World.

Third World to One World.

So I am in Panama at the moment and as I write my property is swarming with workers fixing stuff. Which is nice, except it can be argued that it… Read more »

Some good news….

Some good news….

The world is filled with stories of financial crisis. Banks going bankrupt. People losing their houses. Insane market volatility. Millions of people with no job, and no prospects. Risks of… Read more »

More on the college and student loan racket

More on the college and student loan racket

Look at the photo of the web advertisement for student loans to the left and ask yourself whether the student loan racket is any different than the subprime mortgage racket…. Read more »

College and student loans: It’s time to think radically different

College and student loans: It’s time to think radically different

One of the things about some OWS activists that I find particularly troubling is this notion that the government can provide a fix to our current financial predicament. They can’t,… Read more »

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