Archive for March, 2012

  • "A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine." Quite so. On the surface, democracy sounds like an ideal, since the people of a country have the opportunity to vote, which suggests that they get the government that they want. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

    DUMB-OCRACY

    "A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine." Quite so. On the surface, democracy sounds like an ideal, since the people of a country have the opportunity to vote, which suggests that they get the government that they want. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

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  • By Groaner http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/comment/142015#comment-142015 After spending nearly 30 years in lumber and lumber hedging I instinctively know when a market feels non-interfered with, and I can readily identify the anomalies. Here […]

    20 Anomalies That Exist in Gold

    By Groaner http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/comment/142015#comment-142015 After spending nearly 30 years in lumber and lumber hedging I instinctively know when a market feels non-interfered with, and I can readily identify the anomalies. Here […]

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  • But that's entirely apart from the fact that government – and I know this assertion will be shocking to most readers – has no business creating currency or minting money. Money, of all things, should be a purely market phenomenon. Government, as an institution, inevitably and necessarily corrupts everything it touches. Money is far too important to be left to the tender mercies of the state.

    Doug Casey on Cashless Societies

    But that's entirely apart from the fact that government – and I know this assertion will be shocking to most readers – has no business creating currency or minting money. Money, of all things, should be a purely market phenomenon. Government, as an institution, inevitably and necessarily corrupts everything it touches. Money is far too important to be left to the tender mercies of the state.

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