Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dirty Investing

Temperatures in Brisbane, Australia, fell to their lowest level in 103 years.  On June 27, temperatures dropped all the way to 36o F.  The average for this time of year is 53o F. Here in the United States summer’s in … Continue reading

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Refuse the Filthy Trash

What if the savings in your bank account lost 83 percent of its value over just 18 months?  We suppose you’d be a little disgruntled.  Unfortunately, that’s what has happened in Venezuela… “Since February 2013,” reports El Universal, “the administration … Continue reading

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An Absolute Disaster?

Last Thursday the DOW surpassed 17,000 for the first time ever.  What a marvelous achievement.  The combined forces of mass money creation and speculative fervor have bid up the market to levels a person of sound mind and honest intentions … Continue reading

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Independence Day Hootenanny

Uncompromising independence, rugged individualism, and unbounded personal freedom were once essential to the American character.  According to popular American folklore, they still are.  We have some reservations. In the year 2014, the ideas that roused America’s War of Independence are, … Continue reading

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