Daily Archives: July 21, 2014

Best marriage proposal story ever…

I love Stuart McLean’s Vinyl Cafe and yesterday had the good fortune of being stuck in weekend cottage traffic long enough to enjoy his entire Sunday show. The inspiring true story read from Michael Gallagher of Hope, Main is one … Continue reading

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Warren on the painfully (!) obvious case for reviving Glass-Steagall

Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) continue as forceful advocates for the intelligent and obviously necessary return to a Glass-Steagall-like division preventing banks from levered speculating backed by the American taxpayer. This clip from 2013, is a good … Continue reading

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Urban farming intelligent part of healthy food solution

As more and more people move into cities, the demand for access to fresher, more nutritious foods continues to rise. Brooklyn-based Gotham Greens builds greenhouses on urban rooftops. Inside the greenhouses, the company grows vegetables that don’t have to make … Continue reading

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Corporate profits whistle past secular retreat in household consumption

In 2013, $10.832 trillion of the $15.942 trillion GDP produced in the US went toward household purchases. This means that consumer spending from US households–the wealthiest in the world–while diminished since the credit bubble peak in 2007-08, still accounts for … Continue reading

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9/11 intelligence release long overdue

Land of the free? Rep. Massie speaks at Press Conference Regarding 9/11 Documents. Here is a direct video link.

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Complacency has been encouraged and will be punished

Complacency and aggressive risk taking has been intentionally encouraged by Central Bank policies the past 4 years. But since the Fed is only bluffing that it has control, reality will eventually hit as a dramatic shock and punishment to followers. … Continue reading

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