Blog/USA Current Events

Universities Sued for Consumer Fraud — Has Their Time Come?

Clark Moffatt went to law school to persue his dream job as a lawyer working in the American criminal justice system (like we really need more prosecutors). Nearly [...]

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Health Care Reaching its 51.6 Year Peak in 2017

COMMENT: You have discussed the growing threat of antibiotic resistance several times.  Sadly, I must confess, I am, in part, responsible for this trend. I am a [...]

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The Move to America — the Great Capital Migration

Something very interesting is unfolding. Included in the new year-end spending bill was a waiver of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA), which [...]

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Can the Fed Limit the Fallout Globally?

QUESTION: Dear Marty, No one EVER asks about the consequences of emerging market debt in the global economy. Ms. Yellen stated today they are aware of out [...]

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The Fed & the Future

While everyone seems to be placing a huge question on whether the Fed will raise rates or not, the markets have already factored in the rate rise for some time. [...]

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Financial Instability & the Fed

The argument that the Fed should do nothing because it will be harder to correct a rate rise than to do nothing because there is no bubble anywhere, demonstrates [...]

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USA Losing Sovereignty to World Fiscal Mismanagement

The IMF and many economists (domestic and foreign) are now warning that a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve, no matter when, will spark a major economic crisis [...]

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Police Civil Asset Forfeitures Exceed All Burglaries in 2014

Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In [...]

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Reforming the Federal Reserve

QUESTION: In your Nov. 15 blog you said about the Fed “ I do not think in its present form it should be owned by banks collecting 6%. I would advocate a [...]

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Fed vs. Congress vs. Bankers

QUESTION: Don’t you think it is wrong that the private banks own the institution that administers them. ANSWER: You have to understand the original intent of the [...]

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