Monthly Archives: May 2017

Gold is not money

Most people falsely believe that money is physical and limited. This false belief is one reason why societies separate into rich and poor. Rich people and their toadies starve people of money by claiming that “money is scarce.” The claim … Continue reading

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The plague comes to my town

In the USA the word “jail” means a place for people with a sentence of one year or less, and usually has people convicted of misdemeanors. “Prison” (or “penitentiary”) means a place for people with a sentence of one year … Continue reading

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Are you a “fascist”?

Before I get going, I just want to say that I have no interest in Trump, “Russia-gate” and all that nonsense. By the way, tomorrow (23 May 2017) the White House will release its federal budget, which will outline how many dollars the … Continue reading

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Down the rabbit hole

I would ignore Ellen Brown’s errors if Ellen did not have so many disciples, and if her errors were not reprinted in so many “progressive” blogs. Ellen’s latest post was reprinted at Counterpunch, plus Common Dreams, plus here and here … Continue reading

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Fairy tales

Most nations have their own national currency. Their central governments can create as much of their nation’s currency as they like out of thin air. If the nation’s currency is not accepted outside its borders, then the nation must obtain … Continue reading

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Your daily helping

Every day the Counterpunch blog includes at least one helping of trash in its lineup. Today’s helping (above) is a reprint from the “Institute for Policy Studies” in Washington D.C. which is another of those bullshit “think tanks” (i.e. propaganda … Continue reading

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Are rich people stupid?

Before I get to the topic of this post, I note that the hysteria surrounding North Korea has become comical. The items below are exaggerations, but only slightly. Sadly, most people believe this kind of garbage. This includes most “progressives” and “anti-war” people. They echo the Empire’s … Continue reading

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