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Economy - Economics USA

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by Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (LewRockwell.com)

The Federal Deposit Insurance Reform Act could increase the possibility of future bank failures, and thus increase federal expenditures. This expands the unconstitutional control over the financial services industry and also raises taxes on all fina

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by Tim Cavanaugh (ReasonMagazine)

It’s not clear why a golf game is more scandalous than an afternoon spent pleading with wrinkly old parasites to accept a $1.2 trillion handout from the government (it certainly would have been cheaper).

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Associated Press

General Motors Corp. will eliminate 30,000 manufacturing jobs and close nine North American assembly, stamping and powertrain plants by 2008 as part of an effort to get production in line with demand and return the company to profitability and long-t

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by Lew Rockwell (LewRockwell.com)

Real money is international. It matters not what nation state or private party mints it. Money can come in all shapes and sizes. It has enduring value for hundreds of years. It can be put in a vault and found by anyone in the future and retains its v

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by Bill Bonner (LewRockwell.com)

Would you rather hold one thousand dollars...or two ounces of gold? It is a little like asking if we would rather have one old woman dressed for Sunday services or two young ones stark naked. Ask us something harder.

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by Thomas J. DiLorenzo (LewRockwell.com)

This is one of the reasons why socialism never worked, nor can it ever work. Under the banner of socialism, the pretensions of politicians have caused many decades of poverty, starvation, and even genocide, as socialist dictator after dictator purged

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by Rep. Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)

For all the passionate debate this bill has generated, its effect on the federal government and taxpayers are relatively minor. This bill reduces spending $50 billion over 10 years; the most recent “emergency” supplemental appropriated $82 billion d

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Reuters

Ben Bernanke, President Bush's pick to succeed Alan Greenspan at the Federal Reserve, vowed to protect both price stability and jobs should the Senate confirm him for the job -- confronting Washington and Wall Street concerns.

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The Globe and Mail

Shares of Target Corp. suffered their biggest one-day drop in at least five years Tuesday after warning of weaker same-store sales, which some investors took as a warning flag for the entire retailing sector ahead of the key holiday shopping season.

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USA Today

The comptroller general of the United States is explaining how the nation's finances are going to hell. "We face a demographic tsunami" that "will never recede," David Walker said. The retirement of baby boomers,their Medicare

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Reuters

Federal Reserve Chairman nominee Ben Bernanke vowed to fight for U.S. price stability and said while a stated inflation goal could improve monetary policy, he would not rush to take such a step.

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Agence France Presse

The policies of US President George W. Bush and his administration have been destabilizing for Asia with Washington seen as a bully, according to a poll of senior foreign business executives working in the region.

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Reuters

President Bush's political woes are rattling the Republican-led Congress where his majority party is starting to lose control of its conservative agenda, congressional officials and political analysts say.

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U.S. Representative Ron Paul, M.D. (R-TX)

Having spent the last 5 years out-pandering the Democrats by spending money to buy off various voting constituencies, congressional Republicans now find themselves forced to appeal to their unhappy conservative base by applying window dressing to the

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Agence France Presse

Britain's visiting Defence Secretary John Reid met with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld amid reports that the Pentagon is preparing for a possible $32 billion cut in defense spending over the next five years that could cut into major weapons pr

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Agence France Presse

Discounting along with other measures led to cumulative savings for consumers of $263 billion between 1985 - 2004, or $895 dollars per person in USA, generating 210,000 jobs. "Consumers earned less in nominal dollars, but their income bought the

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Agence France Presse

The Bush administration's highest priority for its remaining three years is to control US federal spending and bring down the budget deficit, US Treasury Secretary John Snow has said. He said China's decision in July to break the renminbi

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