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Friday, November 30, 2012

Dollar's Decline Catches Up With U.S. Mint by Bob Adelmann

First was the announcement on November 26 from Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner that the U.S. Mint will begin removing pennies and nickels from circulation starting the first of the year, supposedly because they’re too expensive to make. It costs the mint nearly 5 cents to make each penny while it costs more than 16 cents to make a nickel. This is costing the mint a lot of money, an estimated $187 million last year alone. - money is worth more than face value

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Zen of Why He Lies and Cheats

The Zen of Why He Lies and Cheats


If you are a woman, you have been lied to by a man.  You have been lied to by each man you have ever loved.  Can you stop the guy you adore from lying and cheating?  -


It's difficult to understand, but guys lie to women all the time. 


Small stuff...


Huge stuff...


About things that do not seem to be of importance at all . . . 




Exactly why can't he simply tell the truth?


My friend Michael Fiore (a nationally recognized relationship expert who has assisted thousands of women) says there are really 3 reasons that men lie to women (and two of them are truly pretty simple . . . here's the first one that tends to SHOCK many women.)


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Calculators Are Not the Enemy by Jeremiah Dyke

Now, clearly this says nothing about understanding the material, but, on paper, would an individual truly be able to tell the difference between the traditional paper-pencil student and the calculator student when taking standardized tests? Let me pose a question, is it possible for a student to have more understanding of the significance and methodology of a problem but be more dependent upon technology to solve it? Let me approach this problem from a different angle. For instance, in academia, I work alongside many engineers who are also adjunct math professors. They tell me they use very little of their mathematical training in their day job and many have mentioned that they have nearly forgotten much of their math training. This says nothing about their abilities as engineers; they've simply outsourced much of their work to software applications. The math training they went through is much more a symbol of their ability and reliability than their productivity, yet, the question still remains. Is it possible for a student to have more understanding of the significance and methodology of a problem but be more dependent upon technology to solve it? To answer this question we need to discuss the parts of a math problem. 

Teaching advanced math wastes more educational resources than anything else.

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Stirrings of Secession by Patrick J. Buchanan

The West is decomposing.

British Tories seek to cut ties to the European Union. Scots want to leave Britain. Catalans vote to divorce from Spain, to which they have been wedded since the 15th century. Flemish talk of leaving Walloons behind in Belgium. Northern Europeans are weary of carrying their profligate southern brethren and muse about cutting Greece adrift and letting it float out into the Mediterranean.

And Americans are already seceding from one another – ethnically, culturally, politically. Middle-class folks flee high-tax California, as Third World immigrants, legal and illegal, pour in to partake of the cornucopia of social welfare benefits the Golden Land dispenses.

High-tax states like New York now send tens of thousands of pension checks to Empire State retirees in tax-free Florida. Communities of seniors are rising that look like replicas of the suburbs of the 1950s. People gravitate toward their own kind. Call it divorce, American-style.

Won't happen, but it's a good thought.

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Doug Casey on Karma – Metaphysics for Life

Inside the Mind of a Multimillionaire

Did you ever wonder how famous investors and self-made multimillionaires think – what it is that makes them so successful? Then you should let Doug Casey give you a piece of his mind.

Doug's new book, TOTALLY INCORRECT, showcases radical libertarian thinking and unwavering free-market advocacy… not to mention his irreverent and hugely entertaining personality.

"There is no other modern American critic who is half as brilliant. Doug is the only person on the scene today who could rightfully claim Mencken's mantle. What's in this book will show you the world in a new light. It will allow you to see the world as it really is... which is a gift everyone should enjoy."

– Porter Stansberry, founder and CEO of Stansberry & Associates Investment Research

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Looking forward to this one.

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Copyright Cripples Knowledge

Copyright: Source: via Charles on Pinterest Copyright Law: Standing in the Way of Progress"Did Germany experience rapid industrial expansion in the 19th century due to an absence of copyright law? A German historian [Eckhard Höffner] argues that the massive proliferation

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Copyright Law: Standing in the Way of Progress

The lack of copyright protection in Germany allowed for the easy proliferation of material, thus providing the material for the rapidly expanding knowledge in the German population. This progress was seen, most directly, in the rapid industrialization of German society.

copyright is being killed off by the Internet - will knowledge explode again -

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Permission Slips Instead of Rights by Eric Peters

Our slavery is ingenious because it’s so very subtle. Most people not only don’t see (much less feel) their shackles – they get angry when someone calls attention to them. Most people, in other words, still imagine themselves to be free. This despite the obvious fact that they must first beg – and obtain – permission before they may exercise any of their former natural rights.

especially all the hoops to give up US citizenship -

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Parting Company by Walter E. Williams

For decades, it has been obvious that there are irreconcilable differences between Americans who want to control the lives of others and those who wish to be left alone. Which is the more peaceful solution: Americans using the brute force of government to beat liberty-minded people into submission or simply parting company? In a marriage, where vows are ignored and broken, divorce is the most peaceful solution. Similarly, our constitutional and human rights have been increasingly violated by a government instituted to protect them. Americans who support constitutional abrogation have no intention of mending their ways.

Divorce yourself personally. and

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This week on Whiteboard Friday I wanted to talk a little bit about why you might want to do SEO on somebody else's site. This might seem a little bit strange, because in SEO we learn very early on that putting all of your content on one domain, putting all of your links to that domain, doing all of your SEO work on a single domain is much, much better than spreading out your efforts, not just from an effort and protocol perspective, but also from a rankings perspective, because of domain authority, because of how domains and an individual sub-domain inherits domain authority and link metrics and all these kinds of tings,

But weirdly enough there are some cases when it might make great sense to do SEO on somebody else's site. Now the classic example that you'll always hear is reputation management., meaning I want to control the search results for my brand name or my brand names because I don't want anybody else getting in there or saying something bad about me or having the ability to draw away my traffic.

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Jeff Clark: So How Many Ounces of Gold (or Silver) Should You Own?

They tackle head-on many of the questions weary precious metals investors are wondering after enduing the volatile yet range-bound price action of gold and silver over the past year:

  • Have the fundamentals for owning gold & silver changed over the past year? No
  • What are they? currency devaluation/crisis, supply-chain risk, ore grade depletion
  • How should retail investors own gold? Mostly physical metal, some quality mining majors (avoid the indices), and ETFs only for trading
  • Is gold in a bubble? No
  • Could gold get re-monetized? Quite possibly
  • Where is gold flowing? From the West to the East. At some point, capital controls will be put in place

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You Can't Secede...Because We're Exiling You! by Jeff Berwick

On January 20th of this year we penned an article entitled, "Forced Expatriation Coming to the USSA".  In it we stated, "We can clearly see that the United Soviet States of America is putting in place the necessary tools to be able to strip whoever it likes of the so-called 'privilege' of being a US citizen."  And, yet again, it looks as though it is coming to pass.

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