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Venezuela’s Grim Reaper: A Current Inflation Measurement, Including a Note on the IMF’s Musings on Inflation

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. The Grim Reaper has taken his scythe to the Venezuelan bolivar. The death of the bolivar is depicted in the following chart. A bolivar is worthless, and with its collapse, Venezuela is witnessing the world’s worst inflation.  As the bolivar […]

Chris Hedges On The Silencing Of Dissent

Authored by Chris Hedges via TruthDig.com, The ruling elites, who grasp that the reigning ideology of global corporate capitalism and imperial expansion no longer has moral or intellectual credibility, have mounted a campaign to shut down the platforms given to their critics. The attacks within this campaign include blacklisting, censorship and slandering dissidents as foreign […]

You stand a higher chance of being crushed by a vending machine.

Via The Daily Bell There’s something I’ve always found mesmerizing about watching animals in the wild. They have the most incredible instincts, honed from countless generations of survival against constant threats. Animals have a keen sense of danger. They know immediately when something doesn’t feel right, and they act on it without hesitation. I saw […]

How Rand Paul Can Free Americans From The Fed

Authored by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, Ever since entering the Senate, Rand Paul has continued his father’s work in advocating for an audit of the Federal Reserve. This week, writing for the Daily Caller, Senator Paul renewed his efforts, illustrating how the recent era of unconventional monetary policy has made an audit all the […]

CNN’s Jim Acosta Fails Again – Totally Shut Down By ICE Director Over Illegal Immigration

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com During Wednesday’s White House press briefing, Tom Homan – Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Attorney John Huber were brought in to discuss two upcoming pieces of immigration legislation – only to face CNN’s anchor-socked White House correspondent, Jim Acosta. Focus on criminals Director Homan made the point that out of the […]

Relax, There Is No Housing Bubble

Visit Full Archives At The Entry Points   Three heavy hitters in real estate – Darius Bozorgi, Veros CEO, Mike Fratantoni, Mortgage Bankers Association chief economist, and Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist – all agree, “There is no housing bubble“. These real estate experts are all in agreement, and they believe the relentless house price […]

“It’s A Train Wreck”: Conservative Groups Slam GOP Healthcare Plan

As discussed earlier, the Obamacare repeal and replace effort, derisively called by some either "Obamacare Lite", "RyanCare", "ObamaCare 2.0",  and even Trumpcare". is running into major hurdles as prominent consevative groups threaten to derail Trump's broader economic agenda. While The Trump administration on Tuesday formally backed the House GOP's plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, […]

IRS Deals Major Blow To Obamacare Mandate

Submitted by Peter Suderman via Reason.com, The tax agency has stopped requiring individual filers to indicate whether they maintained health coverage or paid the mandate penalty as required under the law How much difference does a single line on a tax form make? For Obamacare's individual mandate, the answer might be quite a lot. Following […]

The Case Against Fed Reform

Submitted by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, This week the 115th Congress was sworn in, and there are some indications that Fed reform may be on the agenda. The combination of populist anger fueled by Ron Paul’s Presidential campaigns and the 2008 financial crisis coupled with the repeated failings of the Federal Reserve to […]

In Defense Of Trump’s Deal With Carrier

Submitted by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, Donald Trump hasn’t yet made the move from Trump Tower to America’s most expensive public housing, but he was able to come through with one campaign promise this week by announcing a deal with Indiana-based Carrier Air Conditioning that will keep almost 1,000 jobs in the state. […]