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  • This new power will be in the interest of taxpayers as they will no longer be forced to pay for failed banks that were created by the childish structure of the euro that was created by lawyers who never understood the economy. But wait a minute — aren’t taxpayers the people with deposits in banks? Hm.

    Happy New Year — Bail-In Passed for Europe’s Banks

    This new power will be in the interest of taxpayers as they will no longer be forced to pay for failed banks that were created by the childish structure of the euro that was created by lawyers who never understood the economy. But wait a minute — aren’t taxpayers the people with deposits in banks? Hm.

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  • In Kern County, California, one of the nation’s biggest oil producers, tumbling energy prices have wiped more than $8 billion from its property-tax base, forcing officials to tap into reserves and cut every department’s budget. It’s only getting worse.

    Oil-Producing States Battered as Tax-Gushing Wells Are Shut Down

    In Kern County, California, one of the nation’s biggest oil producers, tumbling energy prices have wiped more than $8 billion from its property-tax base, forcing officials to tap into reserves and cut every department’s budget. It’s only getting worse.

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  • Interventions in markets by governments and central banks are routine and we take them for granted. No one questions them, but they can create dangerous distortions. Their reason for intervening is to take price determination away from markets and consumers.

    The purpose of market intervention

    Interventions in markets by governments and central banks are routine and we take them for granted. No one questions them, but they can create dangerous distortions. Their reason for intervening is to take price determination away from markets and consumers.

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  • If the business is not run efficiently the founder loses his money not taxpayer money – yours and mine. The government does not come in with a handout to continue a poorly run operation. That is the true capitalistic system. It is the evolution of success. The weak die off and the well run become models for other new businesses.

    Jobs Vs. Make Work

    If the business is not run efficiently the founder loses his money not taxpayer money – yours and mine. The government does not come in with a handout to continue a poorly run operation. That is the true capitalistic system. It is the evolution of success. The weak die off and the well run become models for other new businesses.

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  • In this video, Some Good News For A Change, Fred Thompson makes a poignant argument about America’s plan to spend our way out of this economic mess. Subtle, entertaining, and educational all in one. The video runs about 8 minutes long and is well worth watching, and sharing.

    Some Good News for a Change

    In this video, Some Good News For A Change, Fred Thompson makes a poignant argument about America’s plan to spend our way out of this economic mess. Subtle, entertaining, and educational all in one. The video runs about 8 minutes long and is well worth watching, and sharing.

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  • Unless the entire problem is addressed it will only get worse. Almost without exception they all agree that more taxpayer money will solve any problem. Spending OPM (Other Peoples Money) has always been their strong point. Taxpayers never have any say in how their money is stolen. Oops, contributed. We can’t offend any of these august “experts”.

    The Elephant

    Unless the entire problem is addressed it will only get worse. Almost without exception they all agree that more taxpayer money will solve any problem. Spending OPM (Other Peoples Money) has always been their strong point. Taxpayers never have any say in how their money is stolen. Oops, contributed. We can’t offend any of these august “experts”.

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