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Bill Whittle’s “Common Sense Resistance” Video: Realistic Post-Election Ideas?

On the night of November 6, 2012, PJMedia commentator Bill Whittle sat down at his webcam. For the next hour-plus, he spoke off-the-cuff and persuasively to conservatives: about moving past the election disaster, and how we can be more effective in the future. He called his ideas Common Sense Resistance. This video is definitely worth [...]

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Rare-earth minerals to be discussed at G20

Recently I discussed the global controversy over China’s short-term cornering of the market in strategic, rare-earth minerals. This issue has legs, as they say, and WSJ’s China Real Time Report blog reports on it today: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is raising the issue ahead of this weekend’s Group of 20 nations in South [...]

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Hints of true financial “reform” coming our way

 Congressman Ron Paul will likely take over as chairman of the House’s monetary policy subcommittee. And he has some great ideas that could actually make a difference, says CNBC: “I will approach that committee like no one has ever approached it because we’re living in times like no one has ever seen,” Paul said in [...]

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Rare-earth minerals & peak-oil: shortages or fallacies?

UPDATE Oct 28, 2010: “The Chinese government on Thursday abruptly ended its unannounced export embargo on crucial rare earth minerals to the United States, Europe and Japan, four industry officials said” to the New York Times. Business Insider notes with humor that this occurred on the same day a new rare-earth ETF (REMX) opened. ———————- [...]

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“Destructive Tipping Point” at hand for U.S. economy; does Congress care?

When a guy who’s the former chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and currently dean of Columbia University Business School, says the U.S. economy is going down the toilet, we should probably listen to him. R. Glenn Hubbard, the highly credentialed guy, is the one who says “America is very close to a [...]

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