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China plots against the dollar hegemony

http://www.examiner.com

According to a leaked cable the increase in China’s gold reserves is intended to “kill two birds with one stone.” Firstly, it serves as a model for other countries to encourage reserving more gold, and therefore less USD. Second, it strengthens the Chinese currency, the Renminbi, so that it can begin to replace the declining USD as the world reserve currency. All of this spells bad news for the American economy.

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The EU is screwed. Dan Hannan explains why.

http://youtu.be

Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan shreds Keynesianism in 80 seconds.

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Longshoremen storm Wash. state port, damage RR

http://news.yahoo.com

*Hoffa's Army Goes To War* LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of Longshoremen stormed the Port of Longview early Thursday, overpowered and held security guards, damaged railroad cars, and dumped grain that is the center of a labor dispute, said Longview Police Chief Jim Duscha.

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Wired for Overregulation - Reason Magazine

http://reason.com

Outside the Washington headquarters of the Federal Trade Commission is a sculpture of a powerfully built, shirtless man forcibly restraining an unruly horse. It's called "Man Controlling Trade," and it captures a common attitude in government: Oftentimes, capitalist firms need to be saddled and broken.

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WikiLeaks release Beijing undermining the US dollar through gold

http://www.zerohedge.com

WikiLeaks release of a U.S. State Department internal cables on the subject of Beijing’s plan for undermining the U.S. dollar through the gold market

Also located at http://news.goldseek.com/GoldSeek/1315326888.php

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Study: Buy Chinese and you support Americans

http://digitaljournal.com

A new study shows that when Americans buy products labeled "Made in China" 55 cents on the dollar goes to people in the United States.

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Debt Deflation - On the Edge with Max Keiser - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com

Good discussion of the difference between inflation, deflation and stagflation, often confused. July 07 2011 Press TV -- In this edition of On the Edge, Max Keiser interviews Steve Keen, economist and author of the book Debunking Economics.

He says that debts have spiraled out of control and the reason is shadow banking system. The program touches on the correlation between the US-EU debt crisis and the worsening Greek economy.

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Indie Author becomes #1 on Amazon without Copyright Protection

http://tarrinlupo.wordpress.com

Tarrin P. Lupo's book "Pirates of Savannah" has beat the odds and become the #1 Historical Fiction on Amazon based on reviews. This is practically unheard of in the publishing world for a self-published author, especially one selling books without copyright protection.

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Debt ceiling "default" is a myth

http://onlyliberty.wordpress.com

We’ve all heard the news over the past week; Members of congress and the worlds largest news organizations have been hammering the claim that “if the debt ceiling isn’t raised, the federal government will go into default and our credit rating will drop, resulting in through-the-roof taxes and economic armageddon throughout the world!”. Is this true or a myth? The answer is: it’s a myth. And its obvious right on it’s face.

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Race to the Moon Heats Up for Private Firms

http://www.nytimes.com

Now that the last space shuttle has landed back on Earth, a new generation of space entrepreneurs would like to whip up excitement about the prospect of returning to the Moon.

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A visualization of US debt stacked in 100 dollar bills

http://www.wtfnoway.com

A visualization of US debt stacked in 100 dollar bills

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Ben Bernanke: Gold Is Not Money

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In a July 13, 2011 exchange between Rep. Ron Paul and Fed Chairman Ben Bernake, Dr. Paul asks whether or not Bernanke believes gold is money. After a short pause, Bernanke answers "no," claiming that central banks only hold gold because of tradition.

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Alt-Markets, Barter & Local Co-ops: The Lifeboats That Will Save Us

http://theintelhub.com

An interesting article/interview with alternative market activist Brandon Smith on alternative markets, barter systems, local cooperatives, and competing currencies.

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Fed's Massive Stimulus Had Little Impact: Greenspan - CNBC

http://www.cnbc.com

The Federal Reserve's massive stimulus program had little impact on the U.S. economy besides weakening the dollar and helping U.S. exports, Federal Reserve Governor Alan Greenspan told CNBC Thursday.

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Drowned Woman Discovered Days Later at Public Pool

http://www2.turnto10.com

The body of a woman who drowned was apparently in a Fall River public pool for two days and remained there while people were swimming in the pool before it was discovered, police said Wednesday.

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Bitcoin 'will recover' from crash

http://www.bbc.co.uk

"The virtual currency Bitcoin will "bounce back" after a hack attack caused its value to collapse, according to one of its senior developers."

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There's a Virus that Will Steal all Your Bitcoins

http://gizmodo.com

If you're an enthusiast of both the Bitcoin currency and the Windows platform, you'll want to beware: there's a Bitcoin-specific trojan virus out there that will scan your computer for the unencypted wallet file and acquire your hard-earned digital capital.

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Senators seek crackdown on Bitcoin currency

http://www.reuters.com

Senators looking to crack down on Bitcoin purchase and circulations due to the fact that they "may" be being used to purchase "illegal" drugs anonymously.

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An Index of Personal and Economic Freedom

http://mercatus.org

This study comprehensively ranks the American states on their public policies that affect individual freedoms in the economic, social, and personal spheres.For this new edition, we have added more policy variables (such as bans on trans fats and the audio recording of police, Massachusetts’s individual health-insurance mandate, and mandated family leave), improved existing measures. based on our data and a survey of state policy experts.

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Hacker group receives $7200 donation in BitCoin for their work

http://blogs.forbes.com

LulzSec hacker group hacks Sony (that's 16 hacks in the last 2 months), posts source code and network map, receives $7200 donation in BitCoins.

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