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RUNAWAY SOCIAL SYMPATHY

Every once in a while I switch the TV channel from Fox to CNBC to see what the liberals are saying.  After listening awhile I get a deep sense of hopelessness and foreboding for our country.  The most important thing for the left is giving money to people.  They are happy to see the growth of food stamps, disability payments, housing subsidies, free healthcare and all the other welfare benefits.  They utterly fail to see the damage it is doing to the recipients.  Whole cities that once flourished have deteriorated into rotting eyesores populated with shambling hulks of chemically dependent drones.  These people are no longer employable.  They have become incompetent and helpless and the liberals can’t see that it’s their doing.

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March 9, 2015

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DEBT, MONEY AND SILVER
By Jeffrey Lewis

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Labor force participation is at historic lows at a time when corporate profits and equity markets are at all-time highs. This represents the effects of monetary policy gone wild – where asset prices have risen without the promised economic growth. Mainstream economists rationalize that seven years is ‘not enough time.’ Or they claim that we should have done more – even more evidence of absurdity.

The poster child for financial-economic derived mismatch is the silver market. As physical supply becomes constrained by the failure of new stock from mining to come to market, the price should rise. The absence of profit in the battered mining sector should be a flashing neon sign. The longer it goes on the harder it is to ignore, until ultimately, we get to a galactic implosion and the explosion we’ve all been waiting for.