Michael Snyder | How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt?
Zero Hedge | It was all a lie – a lie perpetuated by a manipulated S&P 500.
Zero Hedge | ‘Unpaid’ work sounds a lot like slavery.
Paul Craig Roberts | Suppression of the gold price protects the US dollar against the extraordinary explosion in the growth of dollars and dollar-denominated debt.
All News Pipeline | What’s REALLY happening in the economic and political world around us and what’s coming next.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that we buy nearly five times as much stuff from the Chinese as they buy from us?
Zero Hedge | Europe’s social unrest concerns are starting to rise once again to troubling levels.
London Independent | A US TV presenter just took the confusion to a new level.
Ryan McMaken | Jeff Deist and Patrick Barron continue their discussion on monetary imperialism.
London Telegraph | Precious metal tipped to fall further as US economic growth and the Fed’s retreat from QE to see investors dump holdings.
Zero Hedge | I am out of the office. Indefinitely.
Economic Collapse | The idea that the United States is on the brink of a horrifying economic crash is absolutely inconceivable to most Americans.
BizPac Review | In an astounding example of government waste, a Washington, D.C., TV station uncovered $20 billion in micro-purchases made by government employees in 2013.
Martin Armstrong | Reuters has published the result of what is being touted as the Ignorance Index.
Michael Krieger | If you think anything is going to change for the better after Republicans take control of the Senate, you might have come down with a severe case of stupidity.
Charles Hugh-Smith | How much longer can the increasing debt of the bottom 90% and the wealth of the top 10% prop up the expansion?
Michael Krieger | The entire planet has now been transformed into a neo-feudal tinderbox.
Zero Hedge | The Fed’s wanton money printing hit a brick wall in 2014.
Prison Planet.com | Lowe’s is testing whether new bots on wheels can improve its customer service, like helping a shopper find a match for something as simple as a nail.
Michael Snyder | Mark this day on your calendars.
Zero Hedge | It appears it is time for some Hillary-Clinton-esque backtracking and Liesman-esque translation of just what the former Federal Reserve Chief really meant.
Zero Hedge | Ahead of tomorrow’s decision by the FOMC, Peter Schiff ventured on to CNBC to discuss the economy, the fed, and gold… among other things.
Washington’s Blog | Investment Banker and Head of Bank Bailouts.
Michael Snyder | We just learned that the homeownership rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in 19 years.
The Daily Sheeple | For decades, Americans used to be able to joke about the corrupt nature of police in other countries.
London Telegraph | America is so over Obama.
AFP | Blackmailers are threatening to spread Ebola in the Czech Republic.
Michael Snyder | It is that magical time of the year for retailers.
Dan Collins | Are you ready?
Mac Slavo | Over the last three years, as stock markets have risen to new all time highs, other asset classes have been absolutely pummeled.
Michael Krieger | Wall Street boycotting Calpers would be like popcorn vendors boycotting movie theaters.
Joshua Krause | The free market is finally catching up to the schemers.
Zero Hedge | Welcome to the land of the free.
Prison Planet.com | Hillary Clinton wants you to know she voted to raise the minimum wage, and she thinks that’s a good thing.
NY Times | “Who takes your money before they prove that you’ve done anything wrong with it?” The federal government does.
Michael Krieger | Last year Madrid’s city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone.
Russell Napier | The world is beginning to see that central bank action is insufficient to overwhelm the forces of deflation.
Kurt Nimmo | Investor believes gold and silver may experience a rebound .
Business Insider | European markets are down early Friday, following a drop in US stock futures after an Ebola scare.
Liberty Blitzkrieg | I wish this was a joke.
Michael Snyder | The Social Security Administration has just released wage statistics for 2013, and the numbers are startling.
Zero Hedge | America’s #1 landlord may be private equity giant Blackstone, but closing in rapidly is none other than America’s very own arch nemesis and ascendent superpower, China.
Christina Sarich | Why doesn’t the industry care about other important issues, such as the use of GMOs in its delicious candy?
CNS News | The average price for a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high–$4.096 per pound.
Michael Snyder | Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices.
Washington’s Blog | People Will Pay a LOT of Money to Live Near the Money Spigot.
Zero Hedge | “Markets are slowly coming to grips with reality is not going to be as easy as everybody thought.”
Mac Slavo | Debt is out of control and foreign holders of U.S. Treasury bonds are getting antsy.
AP | Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
Truth Revolt | Word is starting to leak out about how much those premiums will rise — and it isn’t pretty.