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What Business Management Is and What It Is Not

http://mises.org/story/3504 Reposted by Michael Shanklin Mises Daily by Ludwig von Mises The entrepreneurs are not omnipresent. They cannot themselves attend to the manifold tasks which are incumbent upon them. Economic calculation as practiced in the market economy, and especially the system of double-entry bookkeeping, make it possible to relieve the entrepreneur of involvement in too much detail. […]

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Ron Paul – If You Found A Genie In A Bottle, What Would Your 3 Wishes Be?

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/DU5N3iLleu0" width="425" height="344" allowfullscreen="true" fvars="fs=1" /] by Michael Shanklin What would you wish for? Money? What does Dr. Ron Paul have to say on the subject? Ironically it’s what we here at Peace, Freedom, and Prosperity want as well. To vote up link on current.com: http://current.com/items/90164679_video-ron-paul-if-you-found-a-genie-in-a-bottle-what-would-your-3-wishes-be.htm OriginalYoutube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU5N3iLleu0fmt=18 To visit Michael Shanklin’s Youtube […]

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ACORN Added As Official U.S. Census Bureau Partner – No Background Checks On Hires

http://www.campaignforliberty.com/article.php?view=99 Reposted by Michael Shanklin By Peter Orvetti 6/5/2009 Good news from the U.S. Census Bureau! “The 2010 Census will be a short-form only census,” its website declares. It will still be longer than the Constitution calls for — asking for “name, sex, age, date of birth, race, ethnicity, relationship and housing tenure” — but […]

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Faith In Mythology & The Age of Folly

http://mises.org/story/3505 Reposted by Michael Shanklin Mises Daily by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. How about a bit of reality? Not the ridiculous promises from Washington: the absurd talk of “green shoots” while unemployment soars and investment falls; the silly guarantees that GM has a bright future, even as its stock price falls to less than the […]

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The Costs of Carbon Legislation – Not About Planet, About Power & Control

http://mises.org/story/3473 Reposted by Michael Shanklin Mises Daily by Robert P. Murphy In two of his recent op-eds (here and here) for the New York Times, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman has challenged critics of the government’s intentions to regulate carbon dioxide emissions, and he has even specifically endorsed the pending Waxman-Markey bill which includes a “cap-and-trade” […]

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US Made Bombing Errors In Afghanistan

http://www.dailypaul.com/node/95174 Original Link:  http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/06/03/ap/politics/main5059462.shtml Reposted by Michael Shanklin AP) The U.S. military’s failure to follow tightened rules for aerial strikes likely caused civilian deaths in a May 4 American bombing in western Afghanistan, a defense official said Wednesday. The finding comes from an internal review of the incident, said the official, who spoke to The Associated […]

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Only Criminals Use Honest Money

http://mises.org/story/3482 Reposted by Michael Shanklin Mises Daily by Christopher P. Casey I recently had surgery for appendicitis. Upon seeing me lying in a hospital bed, none of my visitors praised the bed’s healing power in curing my illness. All of them understood that although my condition was eliminated at the same time that I lay in […]

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Can More Inflation Revive the US Economy?

http://mises.org/story/3489 Reposted by Michael Shanklin Mises Daily by Frank Shostak The fall in the headline consumer price index (CPI) in April for the second consecutive month has raised concern that the US economy might have fallen into a deflationary black hole. Year on year, the CPI fell by 0.7% in April after declining by 0.4% in […]

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The Social Security Ponzi Scheme/Scam

http://mises.org/story/3469 Mises Daily by Mark Brandly Reposted by Michael Shanklin The release of the 2009 Social Security Trustees Reportindicates that the current economic crisis has negatively impacted the Social Security budget. It’s now projected that by 2016 Social Security spending will exceed revenues. According to the report, the financial condition of the Social Security program “remains challenging” […]

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Secretary Geithner: Hayekian or Keynesian?

http://mises.org/story/3479 Mises Daily by D.W. MacKenzie  Reposted by Michael Shanklin   Austrian economists have insisted that the Federal Reserve Bank helped cause the subprime housing boom that led to the financial crisis of 2008, and we are not alone in this opinion. According to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Federal Reserve policy was “too loose for too long.” […]

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