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The BRIC Wall

While the U.S. has been on a credit funded spending spree for 17 years, the countries known as the BRIC’s (Brazil, Russia, India and China) have been saving up for a rainy day. With more than $3 Trillion in government … Continue reading

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Is Posse Comitatus No Longer The Law?

As Roger MacNamee points out, the deployment of the 3rd Infantry inside the U.S. on active duty seems to violate one of the founding laws of the Republic–Posse Comititus¬†Act. “The PCA generally prohibits U.S. military personnel from interdicting vehicles, vessels … Continue reading

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Only The Paranoid Survive

Some of us have smiled when our correspondents talked about the possibility of martial law and the election being cancelled. “Oh those paranoids”, I thought. Then a friend sent me this little dispatch from the Army Times. The 3rd Infantry … Continue reading

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Inflation Is Real

The lead in Merrill Lynch’s Friday evening research report is that Inflation is going to be the surprise issue of 2008. They have three reasons. Commodity and money supply inflation is a global issue. Developing nations will export their local … Continue reading

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