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Watch Kane Speak Facts About Money & Federal Reserve

October 30, 2013 // 2 Comments

In the video above, Glenn Jacobs (WWE wrestler Kane) speaks on “The Mises View” about the Federal Reserve, it’s creation, and what it does to our “money” today. It’s a very quick two minutes, and I highly recommend giving it a watch or at least listening to it. “The Devi’s Favorite Demon,” “The Big Red Monster,” whatever you want to call him, Kane has long been a favorite of mine and not just because he’s a libertarian Ron Paul supporting fan of Austrian economics either. Having said that, all of that stuff makes Glenn [...]

Review: Predator Nation

May 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Predator Nation: Corporate Criminals, Political Corruption, and the Hijacking of America Author: Charles H. Ferguson Publisher: Crown Business Hardcover: 384 pages ISBN: 978-0-307-95255-4 Released: May 22, 2012 You may know Charles Ferguson as the director and writer of the 2010 Academy Award winning documentary Inside Job, which examined the financial crisis from 2007-2010.  If you watched that documentary and liked it and agreed with it, then this book is for you. Predator Nation is essentially a book follow-up/extension to Inside Job. It’s also a book the left will love and eat up [...]

Even At “Record” Highs, Gasoline Is Still A Bargain

January 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Gas prices have been in the news again here recently, see here (record highs) and here ($4 gas coming this year). Currently, the average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.39. That seems high, and certainly isn’t fun to pay, but when things are put into perspective you see that gasoline is really quite a bargain and really hasn’t gone up much at all (or any). Let’s look back at 1964 for a moment. Gasoline was at 27 cents per gallon! Ah, the good old days. Imagine that, you could buy a gallon of gasoline for a measly three dimes. The average hourly wage for workers in the private [...]
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