To some, only “Lunatics and Hacks” believe in gold and a system based on real money. To others, one look at the chart below showing the relative performance of gold and the S&P YTD is enough to determine who the lunatic and hack truly is.
William Shatner loves deep-fried turkey, but over many Thanksgivings and Christmases he's made mistakes, burned himself, and nearly burned down his house. In this dramatic retelling, Bill shows us how dangerous turkey fryers can be. Watch a real turkey fryer fire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETBD0EqQGoU View the photo slideshow: http://statefarm.socialshare.mobi/shatner Safe Turkey Frying Tips 1: Avoid oil spillover–don't…
Jennifer went to the doctor and found out her baby had no heartbeat. “They said the damage was from the kick and that the pepper spray got to it [the fetus], too.”
Ron Paul is leading by a significant margin in Iowa, according to preliminary results of a new TeleResearch poll.
Notorious human rights abusers draw inspiration from US authorities
translation: “Today, Dimitry Medvedev, became a chairman of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), earlier, this position was taken by an american president, Barack Obama (flip off). During the press conference that took place in the capital of Hawaii, Honolulu, Medvedev spoke on this matter as well as cooperating with Americans on anti-missile defense system.”
This is a story about a few people I've known who lived “on the margin,” and how I believe Austrian thinking applies to them and probably countless others like them. Students of Austrian economics will be familiar with the concept of marginality. Carl Menger's marginal-utility theory of value revolutionized economic science: every textbook deals with…
Payward Inc, which you might remember as the group behind Ogrr.com, has submitted two draft proposals to the IETF which, if implemented, would form the framework for the legitimization of virtual currencies like Bitcoin, and mark the first steps toward the elimination of the archaic financial framework upon which we currently depend. The first proposal…
Newt Gingrich collected at least $37 million over the past eight years from major health-care companies and industry groups, offering special access to the former House speaker and other perks, according to records and interviews.
Crony capitalism in action. There is no level playing field.