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James Grant, Ron Paul’s Pick For Fed Chair, Speaks On The Fed

James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer (http://www.grantspub.com/) and James Turk of the GoldMoney Foundation discuss the history and mission of the Fed, how mission creep has taken it wildly beyond its initial purpose into the territory of QE, ZIRP and other fiat currency experiments. They talk about who benefit from zero interest rates and…

Cuba legalizes sale, purchase of private property

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Thursday it will allow real estate to be bought and sold for the first time since the early days of the revolution, the most important reform yet in a series of free-market changes under President Raul Castro. The law, which takes effect Nov. 10, applies to citizens living in Cuba…

Pelosi: Gov’t Should Shut Down Plant Where Workers Refuse to Unionize

Heritage finds a nice catch in this CNBC interview with Nancy Pelosi last week, as Maria Bartiromo queries Barack Obama’s favorite House Speaker on the role of government in business expansion. Should agencies like the NLRB have the authority to shut down private-sector plants simply for not being unionized? Pelosi barely waits for the question…

Man Defends Himself In Marijuana Jury Nullification Case

Last week at a pre-trial hearing in central Jersey’s Burlington County, “judge” Charles Delehey made a number of sweeping orders, which Babb summarized: 1) Ed has been forbidden to defend himself. The “judge” feels there is too great a chance of a mistrial. 2) Ed has been forbidden to mention jury nullification. 3) Ed has…

Pig Shoots Unarmed Senate Candidate In The Back

On October 29th, 2009, Jim Duensing was shot by David Michael Gilbert an officer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police force at a traffic stop near Cheyenne and Michael in Las Vegas Nevada. With his hands raised above his head backed up against his rental car, Duensing was shot at point blank distance in the…

Sky News Reports Israel Preparing For Preemptive Strike On Iran

“The country's defence minister Ehud Barak and the foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman are said to be among those backing a pre-emptive strike to neutralise Iran's nuclear ambitions. But a narrow majority of ministers currently oppose the move, which could trigger a wave of regional retaliation. The debate over possible Israeli military action has reached fever…