US housing bubble is back like it never left
Median household income = nominal.
Central Banks’ 2% Plan to Impoverish You
Two decades of “modest” 2% inflation robs households of one-third of their purchasing power.
by Charles Hugh-Smith

They Know Something: Why Did The Treasury Department Just Purchase Thousands of Survival Kits For Bank Examiners?
In recent years the U.S. government has been making massive preparations.
by Mac Slavo
14 Facts That Prove That The Number Of Children Living In Poverty This Christmas Is At A Record High
65 percent of all children in the U.S. live in a home that receives aid from the federal government
by Michael Snyder

How the Fed Grows Government
Citizens’ limitations on government has been taken away by central banks.
by Hunter Hastings
Welcome to the Recovery – McKinsey Survey Shows 40% of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck, Up From 31% in 2012
Nothing screams economic recovery like 2 out of every 5 Americans living paycheck to paycheck.
by Michael Krieger 

More D.C. Lies on Debts and Spending
Interest payments and entitlement payments will soon skyrocket.
by Mark Brandly

Sears to accelerate closings
235 stores to close.
by Krystina Gustafson
Vatican finds hundreds of millions of euros 'tucked away': cardinal
“It is important to point out that the Vatican is not broke … “
by Reuters

Ventura: Gas Prices Plummet, But S**t Will Hit the Fan
We’re still energy-dependent on the Middle East.
by Jesse Ventura
Politicians to Business Owners: Drop Dead
Collectivists attack individual business owners.
by Peter St. Onge

Post Mortem on the Swiss Gold Initiative
Switzerland held 40 percent of its assets in gold between 1936 and the year 2000.
by Frank Hollenbeck
Another Ponzi Roll Over of Treasury Debt
Apathy allows masters of debt created money system to rule.
by James Hall

City Council to raise Chicago minimum wage to $13 by 2019
Emanuel plan to raise Chicago minimum wage to $13 sails through City Council.
by Hal Dardick, Monique Garcia, Rick Pearson, Ray Long
Collapsing Holiday Sales Are A Signal That A Recession Is Coming
U.S. consumers simply are not in as good shape as they used to be.
by Michael Snyder