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Public Employee Unions Work Against The Public

Greg Hunter’s    Unions in this country got started because industry took advantage of workers.  But these days, it seems to be the other way around.  I am not talking about unions in the private sector.  Private sector union workers should

Housing Sales and Inflation Surge

By Greg Hunter’s  The big news in the economy last week was new home sales jumped 27% in March.  It was the best monthly increase percentage wise since John F. Kennedy was in office.  What the mainstream media did not

Failure Is the Only Reform We Need

By Greg Hunter’s    There was lots of talk this week about financial reform for Wall Street.  The President gave a speech yesterday on the legislation that is making its way through the Senate.  Obama said, “It is essential that we

Bernanke Admits Printing $1.3 Trillion Out Of Thin Air

By Greg Hunter’s   Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke admitted the central bank created $1.3 trillion out of thin air to buy mortgage backed securities.  This shocking admission came from the Joint Economic Committee hearing on Capital Hill last week.  I was

Fraud, It’s Much Bigger Than Goldman Sachs

By Greg Hunter’s  Goldman Sachs was charged with fraud last week by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The investment bank says the charges are “unfounded in law and fact.”  Regulators allege “Goldman wrongly permitted a client that was betting against

Bernanke Scolds Congress/Keeps Bailouts Details Secret

By Greg Hunter’s    Earlier this week, Fed Chief Ben Bernanke told Congress to basically raise taxes and cut the federal budget.  The inference was, if Congress doesn’t get its financial house in order, it will be their fault if the

Will the Bad Economy Cause Crime to Increase?

 By Greg Hunter’s      Over the past 15 years or so, violent crime and property crime (theft) has been on a slow steady decline.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the past few years, that decline has leveled off. 

Follow The Money

By Greg Hunter’s  In the classic 70’s Watergate movie, All the President’s Men, the secret informant, Deep Throat, said, “Follow the money.”  It was how reporters Woodward and Bernstein figured out what was really going on in the Nixon White

Ignoring the Good News?

By Greg Hunter’s    I heard Jim Cramer of CNBC say last night people are “ignoring the good news.”  I say when it comes to the mainstream media, just the opposite is happening.  The folks at the financial news networks are especially

IMAX on the Titanic

If you compare the U.S. economy to the Titanic disaster, we are at about same point in time as that famous ship was after it struck the iceberg.  Instead of a band playing on deck as the vessel took on water,

The One Surefire Economic Prediction

By Greg Hunter’s    The one surefire economic prediction I can make is we are going to have big inflation.  Already, (real) inflation is running at 9.4% according to (calculated the way Bureau of Labor Statistics did it in 1980). 

Don’t Let The Facts Get In The Way Of A Recovery

By Greg Hunter’s  For awhile, the term “green shoots” was the buzz word for the economic rebound.  Remember that?  The “green shoots” have now turned into a “recovery” almost every time the economy is mentioned.  It seems we are constantly

Will the U.S. Dollar Survive?

By Greg Hunter’s  Alf Field has been called the “world’s best gold analyst.”  He is best known for his many spot-on predictions in the precious metals market.  Field has written extensively on debt, the dollar and has predicted the gold

Inflation Is Going To Get Worse

By Greg Hunter’s   One of my consistent views on this site is “real” inflation is much higher than what the government is telling us.  For example, recently the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced February’s inflation number (CPI) was “unchanged” at

Truth Has Fallen and Has Taken Liberty With It

This is a sobering article written by Paul Craig Roberts, a former Deputy Treasury Secretary under the Reagan Administration.  It is the last one Roberts, who has been writing syndicated columns for years,  says he will write!  I emailed Roberts to get permission to reprint