Monthly Archive:: March 2011

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The Libyan Folly

Today is the day the United States turned over the Libyan no-fly-zone mission to NATO.  This idea sounds absurd to me because the U.S is the backbone of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton said, this week,

We are Way Over the Edge Right Now

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Last Friday, I wrote a piece called “Could America be Pushed over the Economic Edge?” It was about how Libya, Japan or even covert economic warfare (from America’s enemies) could push the U.S. into another financial meltdown.

Could America be Pushed over the Economic Edge?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It’s official.  The U.S. transferred command of the Libyan no-fly-zone to NATO yesterday, but don’t think that ends U.S. involvement. Crienglish.com is reporting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be heading to London next week to discuss

Fed Stress Test a Farce

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Last Friday, the Federal Reserve announced it completed its so-called Fed stress test on 19 of the country’s largest banks. Improved financial health allows some banks to “increase or restart dividend payments, buy back shares, or repay

Libyan Sinkhole

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The U.S. signed on for another war this past weekend with Libya.  The action came after a much hyped U.N. Security Council resolution last week that allowed coalition nations “. . . to take all necessary measures

We Need Honest Money

Last year, I wrote a piece called “We Don’t Have Honest Money.” It’s about how the Fed is debasing our currency.  I wrote, “It is said, when empires fall, one of the first signs of decline is a debasement of the

Currency Meltdown Coming

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (revised) The situation in Japan is getting worse, not better. There are shortages in food, fuel and warm dry shelter. To make matters exponentially worse, nuclear power plants there continue to burn out of control and emit

The Economic Aftershock of Japan

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (revised) The news from Japan is grim.  At least 10,000 people are reported dead from the killer quake that rocked the island nation last week.  Likely, the death toll will go much higher in the coming days.  There

Has Gold and Silver Topped Out?—No Way

The world looked like a scary place yesterday for gold and silver investors.  There was a lot of talk about a global economic slowdown.  The price of oil dropped, and gold and silver sold off.  In the grand scheme of things,

Flying Blind

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported the economy created 192,000 new jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 8.9%.  The good news was reported almost everywhere as a turning point in the U.S. economy. 

Spiking Oil, Plunging Economy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This weekend, violence continued to erupt in the Middle East.   In Libya, the Gaddafi government launched counter attacks against the rebels.  Many fear there is a full blown civil war brewing in that oil rich country. Yemeni

Trouble for MERS Keeps Mounting

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (revised) In Guilford County, North Carolina, the Register of Deeds, Jeff Thigpen, is questioning if his county was cheated out of more than a million dollars real estate fees because banks did not file proper chain of ownership

Fear, Inflation and Debt

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Yesterday, gold hit fresh all-time highs at $1,432.10 an ounce. Silver hit a 31 year high, closing at more than $34.50 per ounce. Oil nearly touched $100 per barrel, which is the highest it has been since