Paul Craig Roberts | The Federal Reserve conveys a contradictory message.
Michael Snyder | The unelected central planners at the Federal Reserve have decided that the time has come to slightly taper the amount of quantitative easing that it has been doing.
Business Insider | Bitcoin is getting crushed.
Zero Hedge | Earlier in the week, we detailed JPMorgan’s attempt to create their own “web cash” alternative to Bitcoin (and Sberbank’s talk of doing the same).
David Knight | Why have we not heard anything from the Snowden documents about the NSA’s connections to financial institutions — especially PayPal?
Time | She wanted to offer a deal on health insurance, but something was fishy.
Kurt Nimmo | Old fashioned taxation is out. Expect outright grand larceny at the local bank enforced by the government.
Sovereign Man blog | The IMF just dropped another bombshell.
libertyblitzkrieg.com | For this horrible crime of ingenuity and creativity, the U.S. government naturally, has decided to target him.
Michael Snyder | Some of the most respected prognosticators in the financial world are warning that what is coming in 2014 and beyond is going to shake America to the core.
Washington’s Blog | Two Thirds of All Americans Think the American Dream Is Dead.
Michael Snyder | When QE1 ended there was a substantial stock market correction, and when QE2 ended there was a substantial stock market correction.
Yonhap | North Korea has begun to sell large amounts of gold to China.
London Independent | The investigation found that the charity invested £630,000 in shares in leading weapons manufacturer BAE Systems.
Washington Post | Doctors and drugmakers profit when more-costly treatments are adopted.
Michael Snyder | “If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it.”
CNSNews.com | Federal, state and local governments hired a net additional 338,000 workers in November
Michael Snyder | The multibillion dollar “China City” that would span approximately 600 acres in a remote area of New York state.
Zero Hedge | “In order for currencies to be ‘exchangeable’ they have to be backed by something,”
Mac Slavo | Though a decade ago civil servants and union members would never have believed it could happen, the stark reality of the situation came to pass this morning.
Michael Snyder | According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spent an average of 4 percent lessover the four day Thanksgiving weekend than they did last year.
Michael Snyder | One of the men that won the Nobel Prize for economics this year says that “bubbles look like this” and that he is “most worried about the boom in the U.S. stock market.”
Tom Tillison | Bill Elliot‘s heart-rending response to having his health insurance cancelled because of Obamacare tugged at America’s heart strings early this month.
CNS News | The percentage of American children from 4 through 17 years of age who have ever been diagnosed with ADHD increased 42 percent from 2003 to 2011.
Economic Collapse | Are you deeply concerned about the future of America?
Zero Hedge | The Fed’s Catch 22 just got catchier.
Michael Snyder | If you are a man living in America today, to a large degree your value to society is determined by how much money you make.
Paul Craig Roberts | Federal Reserve and Wall Street Assassinate US Dollar.
Michael Snyder | There is a war on compassion in America today.
Michael Snyder | Census employees have been faking and manipulating U.S. employment numbers for years.
New American | Regimes oppressing populations in poorer nations are demanding that taxpayers in wealthier countries start promptly handing over trillions of dollars — supposedly to deal with “climate change.”
Washington’s Blog | We could easily slash the military and security budget without reducing our national security.
Kurt Nimmo | Calamity Janet is a shoo-in as Bubbles Ben heads off into the sunset.
Michael Snyder | The Federal Reserve is creating hundreds of billions of dollars out of thin air.
Michael Snyder | A banker named Andrew Huszar that helped manage the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program during 2009 and 2010 is publicly apologizing for what he has done.
Washington’s Blog | 74% Want to Audit the Fed.
Zero Hedge | A tiny 18% of uninsured Americans – the primary target population for the exchanges – have so far attempted to even visit an exchange website.
Zero Hedge | The only two charts that matter from today’s distroted nonfarm payrolls report.
Michael Snyder | The death of the dollar is coming, and it will probably be China that pulls the trigger.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that40 percent of all American workers make less than $20,000 a year before taxes?
libertyblitzkrieg.com | The “authorities” can shut down website after website, but the tide of new technology and the human spirit itself cannot and will not be overcome.
Michael Snyder | Unfortunately, a lot of preppers out there are being really, really stupid right now.
Natural News | Obama officials admitted in 2010 that nearly one-third of Americans would lose coverage under Obamacare.
Paul Craig Roberts | A drop in the dollar’s value can occur in one of two ways.
Michael Snyder | The unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.
Michael Snyder | If you believe that there is high inflation in the United States, you are just imagining things.
Michael Snyder | It is hard to find the words to adequately describe how much of a disaster Obamacare is turning out to be.
Mac Slavo | Last week the Sacramento Bee published a report indicating the foreclosure rates had returned to “normal” levels.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the number of Americans on welfare is higher than the number of Americans that have full-time jobs?
Kurt Nimmo | Move similar to Paul’s effort to impose a procedural hold on nomination of John Brennan to oversee CIA.