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Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2011 March 12-18

US: Would you like to know if radiation levels in the U.S. begin to rise above normal? Here is a map featuring Geiger counter readings in almost every state. It updates every 3 minutes. RadiationNetwork 2011 posted Mar 18 UN votes to back military action against Libya. Air strikes could …

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Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2011 March 5-11

Wisconsin judge refuses to block bill that limits power of public-employee unions, so now it goes into effect. Unions no longer can bargain over pensions and healthcare, pay raises may not exceed the rate of inflation, unions now must collect dues directly from members instead of having the state automatically …

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Banking and Monetary Policy

The Floating Dollar as a Threat to Property Rights

Seth Lipsky is the founding editor of the New York Sun. A graduate of Harvard College, he served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam as a combat correspondent for Pacific Stars and Stripes. A former senior editor and member of the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal, he has …

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Collapse

U.S. Dollar Collapse Could Occur at Any Time

China this morning reported 4.9% price inflation for the month of February, exceeding analyst expectations of 4.8%. With China now mimicking the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and taking steps to artificially manipulate their consumer price index (CPI) numbers as low as possible, it is likely that real price inflation …

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Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2011 February 26-March 4

Crude oil prices hit highest level since 2008, now at $115 a barrel. Analysts say this is in response to unrest in the Middle East. Gasoline prices have risen an average of 35 cents per gallon since an uprising in Libya began in mid-February. Yahoo 2011 Mar 4 (Cached) US: …

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News/Commentary

BTL Update 2011 March 3

This Isn’t Mere Duplication; It’s Unbridled Idiocy Uncle Sam is spending a lot of your tax dollars on programs that do the exact same thing as other federal programs, and you are paying the tab, a shocking new report shows. Read more… Patriot Update 2011 March 3 U.S. Inflation Caused …

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Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2011 February 19-25

US: Federal government prepares for ‘shutdown’ if debt ceiling is not raised. It would be far from a shutdown. 25% of employees – who perform ‘unessential’ services – would go on furlough. (They would be paid later for not working.) Agencies like FBI and Social Security will not be affected. …

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Climate Change

U.S. Has Cut Emissions … Without Cap and Tax

Written on February 19, 2011 by Dick Morris While the federal Environmental Protection Administration is about to impose regulations and taxes on carbon emissions by executive fiat — in the name of stopping global climate change — the United States has already dramatically cut its emissions and probably has already …

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Reality Zone Unfiltered News 2011 February 12-18

Wisconsin: Protestors take control of the state capitol, and 14 Democrat Senators flee the state to prevent the legislature from functioning. The issue behind this is that the Governor introduced a bill (supported by the Republican majority) to balance the budget by requiring state employees to pay a larger share …

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Defense

It’s Never Just the Economy, Stupid

BRIAN T. KENNEDY is president of the Claremont Institute and publisher of the Claremont Review of Books. He has written on national security affairs and California public policy issues in National Review, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and other national newspapers. He sits on the Independent Working Group …

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