"...and the reality is that the "cuts" are not to existing expenditures, but to future ones. We're still looking at a 2 trillion deficit for this years budget.
I hope everyone is planning their garden.
"“2011 Policy Summit - Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality”I find it interesting that the very people who created the “housing crisis” are going to hold a summit on how to apparently fix it. Not withstanding the entire…"
""Liberty Coins Seized:" That happened in 2007, 4 years ago. Von Not Haus was just recently convicted and sentenced to prison as a result of the related raid. He's out pending appeal. Another of the many political prisoners that rot in…"
"Save your nickels. Nickels are presently worth about 7.5 cents in metal value. Sooner or later the Gov will debase nickels. The pre-debased years will then have a higher value, and I predict will sell just like rolls of pre 1964 coins on the bullion…"
Here's a link to an article from the Christian Science Monitor relating to our nation's deficit of personal character. I have been out of work for almost two years and I am presently getting my degree. I am considered a displaced…"
"Gandhi said, "be the change you want to see in the world." How many people have checking and savings accounts? If so you are doing business with the very entities that you rail against, and therefore lending those entities your financial…"
"I believe the First Amendment of the United Sates Constitution will cover it.
The reason we were required to get a permit previously is because we had speakers and a sound system etc. and gathered at the free stamp, which I believe is Willard Park.…"
"“The whiskey tax was not an income tax.”
I disagree, in the late 18th century the western frontier farmers had little money, lacked good roads, and were far from markets to sell their grain. So the grain they did not use for cattle,…"
"“Who Creates Money? Changes in the quantity of money may originate with actions of the Federal Reserve System (the central bank), depository institutions (principally commercial banks), or the public. The major control, however, rests with the…"
"America was created by a coup of the landed gentry against the British Government. (Why pay taxes when you can collect them?) A few years after the signing of the Constitution during Washington’s presidency, the Federal Government placed a tax…"
"Robin Hood "stole" from Prince John and the Sheriff of Knottingham, aka. the State. Prince John and the Sheriff of Knottingham derived all of their wealth from taxation (theft). Robin Hood merely returned the fruits of the peoples labor…"
"Pete’s right on the money (pun intended)!
Gresham's Law basically states that people will spend the bad money (fiat paper) and save the good (gold & silver). Previous to 1965, half dollars, quarters, and dimes were 90% silver. Today…"
"The way to foil the various bureaucracies attempting to intrude on our lives is simply non-compliance. Do not economically support, register or sign-up for any of their schemes. Without compliance the bureaucracy will fail."
"JosephF, I think you may have misunderstood me. The receiver of a check can also recycle it by the method I explained previously. So there is a third option, in addition to holding or transfer to cash."