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IMF bombshell: Age of America nears end

http://www.marketwatch.com

BOSTON (MarketWatch) — The International Monetary Fund has just dropped a bombshell, and nobody noticed.

For the first time, the international organization has set a date for the moment when the “Age of America” will end and the U.S. economy will be overtaken by that of China.

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Why We Need the Fed

http://www.theatlantic.com

Fallacious and laughable article about the Fed. Read the comments.

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USPS sees $8.5 billion loss, warns Congress it'll be broke by 2011

http://www.washingtonpost.com

The financially troubled U.S. Postal Service reported an $8.5 billion loss in the fiscal year that ended in September and said it will run out of money in 2011 if economic conditions don't improve and Congress doesn't act.

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Krugman to finally debate his failed economic theories!?

http://www.lewrockwell.com

Many Austrians have tried to get Krugman to debate business cycle theory. He’s too busy and too sophisticated to debate an Austrian, of course. Until now.

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Will The Federal Reserve Cause a Civil War?

http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com

November 3rd is when the Federal Reserve's next policy committee meeting ends, and if you thought this was just another boring money meeting you would be wrong. It could be the most important meeting in Fed history, maybe. The US central bank is expected to announce its next move to boost the faltering economic recovery.

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Murphy Officially Challenges Krugman to Public Debate

http://www.thepoint.com

Mises scholar, Dr. Robert P. Murphy, has officially thrown down the gauntlet; challenging Paul Krugman to a public debate (Keynesian vs Austrian business cycle theory) moderated by a person of mutual choosing. The challenge was issued by Murphy on October 20, 2010 on The Point.

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“Invest in inflation, it’s the only thing that’s going up!”

http://www.kitco.com

Agricultural Raw Materials are up 24%, The Mineral Index is up 25%, The Metals Price Index is up 26%, Coffee is up 45%, Barley is up 32%, Oranges are up 35%, Beef is up 23%, Pork is up 68%, Salmon is up 30%, Sugar is up 24%, Wool is up 30%, Cotton is up 40%, Palm oil is up 26%, Hides is up 25%, Rubber is up 62%, Iron Ore up 103%. Those are prices at the wholesale level.

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Czech president tells UN to stay out of economics | Reuters

http://uk.reuters.com

Czech President Vaclav Klaus on Saturday criticized U.N. calls for increased "global governance" of the world's economy, saying the world body should leave that role to national governments.

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Medical marijuana growers join Teamsters union

http://www.sacbee.com

The Teamsters added nearly 40 new members earlier this month by organizing the country's first group of unionized marijuana growers. Such an arrangement is likely only possible in California, which has the nation's loosest medical marijuana laws.

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/09/20/3042051/medical-marijuana-growers-join....

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Why Governments are always getting bigger Maxime Bernier

http://www.maximebernier.com

Why are Governments always getting bigger, according to conservative Member of Parliament for Beauce, Quebec. yeah he's a politician and he's in Canada (My wonderful social paradise) and seems to understand freedom, just found this interesting as I never see politicians talking about this EVER, especially in Canada.

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