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Five years ago liberals in Madison, Wisconsin threw a massive temper tantrum as they railed against Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) and the people of Wisconsin for daring to attempt to solve Wisconsin’s financial problems. The state’s Democrat lawmakers tried to run away from their responsibilities (literally), while the state’s liberal

While Americans still enjoy easy access to basic necessities like food and medicine, the last several years have shown us just how bad things can get when it all hits the fan. When the country of Greece collapsed in 2012 we highlighted the desperate situation faced by its millions of

We haven’t seen numbers like these since the last global recession.  I recently wrote about how global trade is imploding all over the planet, and the same thing is true when it comes to manufacturing.  We just learned that manufacturing in China has now been contracting for seven months in

Barack Obama recently stated that anyone that is claiming that America’s economy is in decline is “peddling fiction.”  Well, if the economy is in such great shape, why are major retailers shutting down hundreds of stores all over the country?  Last month, I wrote about the “retail apocalypse” that is

Uh oh – here we go again.  Do you remember the subprime mortgage meltdown during the last financial crisis?  Well, now a similar thing is happening with auto loans.  The auto industry has been doing better than many other areas of the economy in recent years, but this “mini-boom” was

Did you know that there are some U.S. states that have already officially fallen into recession?  Economic activity all over the planet is in the process of slowing down, and there are some areas of the country that are really starting to feel the pain.  In particular, any state that is

The Central State pension fund in Kansas became the first such fund to take advantage of the 2014 law as 400,000 Americans who depend on their monthly pension income to pay for such things as their mortgage, groceries and medical expenses saw an average of $1,400 per month sliced of their monthly benefits.

There is a war on for the extermination of cash. It is the ultimate monopoly game, but there are those who are willing to put up a fight to keep cash in the game.

All of the hard economic numbers that are coming in from around the world tell us that the global economy is coming apart at the seams.

s most of the Western world is pushed into abandoning cash and embracing a fully digital cashless grid, it is apparent how vulnerable populations will become in times of crisis.