A stinging open letter written by a small business owner in the Land of the Free. From Simon Black at SovereignMan.com
From the Burning Platform: We all know the BLS artificially suppresses the CPI through bullshit substitution adjustments, quality adjustments, and various other incomprehensible hedonic adjustments made by government apparatchiks at the behest of their politician bosses. Some obscure theoretical academic calculation called owners equivalent rent accounts for almost a quarter of the CPI weighting.
By Walter E. Block July 4, 2016, article at LewRockwell.com It is all the government’s fault. It is always the government’s fault. Pretty much every bad thing is the government’s fault. The government mulcts almost half of the GDP if we count federal, state, county, and city taxes and fees. A significant proportion of these […]
Those who raise legitimate questions or identify potential wrongdoing are presumed racist or mentally unbalanced misfits, in a situation where the truth is casually sacrificed by Democrats and Republicans alike in order to preserve a corrupt political status quo, as Obama drives the country off the cliff.
Have you ever thought about herding cats?
Cats are known for their aloof independence. Sure, your cat will curl up in your lap and purr while you pet him, but how often do you see cats sit…or speak…or fetch on demand? Nobody trains guard CATS. There are no Feline Units in your local police department. So the visual image above of cowboys herding cats is meant to be absurd, showing that corralling a bunch of snooty independent cats is a tough job.
e.g. In 1913 One Dollar bought 4 POUNDS of sirloin steak — Today that Dollar will buy 0.18 pounds of the same steak. That is one of several examples of what happens when our Rulers made our Dollar Fiat.
It won’t take you long to take a look, but it’ll probably take a long time to absorb the real impact on your savings and your life.
Note, this is updated from my original post of July 2011.
“The world as we know it may very well end on August 2nd. This won’t be the end of the world in a metaphysical or spiritual sense, but rather in a financial and economical one because of the incredible, almost unbelievable stupidity of the extreme members of the Republican Party. These wing-nuts…” If you care to read more of that diatribe we provide you a link.
But August 2nd passed and put off the Great Collapse to some unknown time we cannot know, but remains inevitable. Are you ready to become extinct or what?