SEC Bans Short Selling of 79 Financial Stocks (In Defense of Speculators, Part II)

When the Federal Reserve fronted $80 billion to insurance giant AIG last week, most people were blinded by the staggering size of the bailout. Few people took time to consider the fact that the Fed—a pseudo-private banking cartel with the government-granted monopoly power to create money out of thin air—made this purchase/loan with no . . . → Read More: SEC Bans Short Selling of 79 Financial Stocks (In Defense of Speculators, Part II)

Ron Paul Endorses Chuck Baldwin in Surprise Announcement

To the surprise of most observers, Ron Paul – who claimed he would stay neutral between the presidential candidates of the Constitution and Libertarian parties – endorsed the Constitution Party’s Chuck Baldwin in a blog post made on September 22. Baldwin acknowledged and accepted the endorsement the following day.

Paul, whose candidacy brought together . . . → Read More: Ron Paul Endorses Chuck Baldwin in Surprise Announcement

Healthcare in the Information Era: Patients Are Taking Control

I was reading an interesting article the other day that used the term “cyberchondriac.” I couldn’t stop laughing at the apt description of a patient who used the internet to gather information about their health concerns. Cyberchondriacs have been described in the popular media as ranging from those with neurotic excess to hypochondria. In . . . → Read More: Healthcare in the Information Era: Patients Are Taking Control