Look at Canada:
Personal income tax, introduced under the Income War Tax Act of 1917, was conceived — like the other wartime taxes — as a temporary measure.
Temporary measure, my donkey.
(As a side note, it’s sad that they don’t mind showing this info on a publicly accessible page: it’s another proof that Canadians . . . → Read More: There Is Nothing More Permanent Than Temporary Measures
The Financial Survival Network just reached another milestone; our first three-way round table! Today, Sean of SGTReport.com, Chris Duane a/k/a The Silver Shield of Dont-Tread-On.me and BrotherJohnF of Silver For the People joined us for a discussion about citizen blogging/journalism, their respective accomplishments in the new media, and where they’re each heading. Collectively they’ve gotten . . . → Read More: Sean of SGT Report–BrotherJohnF–Chris Duane–Round Table–02-22-2012
Jason Hamlin of GoldStockBull.com spoke with us yesterday to discuss the prospects for the yellow and shiny metals. Jason sees much smooth sailing ahead, and so do I. While there is a small chance of another pullback in the metals markets, this should be short lived. After the limited duration, the big move should be . . . → Read More: Jason Hamlin Says Golden Days Are Ahead–02-22-2012
Ron Hera, the extremely bright and knowledgeable proprietor of HeraResearch, came back on FSN today. Ron and I walked the floor together at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference, and he’s a regular guest of the show. There’s so much happening in the world today that no one can keep track of it. But, that’s why . . . → Read More: Ron Hera Likes Gold, Silver, Limited Government & Individual Rights–02-21-2012
My friend Greg got a new toy. An Escort Radar Detector that is iPhone/Web enabled. The concept is simple. Your radar detector syncs with your iPhone/Android cellphone. You then become part of a vast network of drivers who automatically report radar and laser speed traps and cops across the continent. If there’s a cop up . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–Social Networking for Speeders–Episode 163
“Let them march all they want so long as the pay their taxes.” – Gen. Alexander Haig
While I love Ron Paul, and in my former life, I would have loved to come to an event like this Veterans for Ron Paul march.
I know see actions like this as symbolic waste of time.
. . . → Read More: 49. This Revolution Will Not Be Televised
We sat down with the ever ubiquitous “Ranting” Andy Hoffman of Miles Franklin today. While alot of you have been worrying about Uncle Sam grabbing your gold, as always, Andy has his eye on the bigger picture. As usual, there’s something rotten in the Middle East, and we’re not talking about a food storage issue. . . . → Read More: Ranting Andy says Don’t Worry About Confiscation, Worry About Iran-–02-20-2012
by SGT of SGTReport
Bear with me here dear reader, I’m admittedly about to venture into tin foil hat territory, but given that it’s Presidents’ Day and Barack Obama is still sitting in the White House, this trip to Oz may be warranted.
I have made the argument before that a coup took place in . . . → Read More: Presidents’ Day 2012: Who is Barack Hussein Obama, and Why Does the Truth Matter?
We have featured Janet Tavakoli numerous times here at Inflection Point and are happy to forward this announcement and critique from another of our favorites Jesse’s Café Américain.
“The value of the e-book is that it has the embedded links in the book, unlike mainstream publishers. The other part about this book is that . . . → Read More: Free Kindle Edition of The New Robber Barons By Janet Tavakoli
from Brandon Smith @ alt-market.com
Let’s be honest, quite a few Americans love a good war, especially those Americans who have never had to bear witness to one first hand. War is the ultimate tribally vicarious experience. Anyone, even pudgy armchair generals with deep-seated feelings of personal inadequacy, can revel in the victories and actions . . . → Read More: Consequences of a US invasion of Iran
Great video interview with Joe Soecker, real estate agent in Fiji. He speaks with escape artist about Fijian culture, Real Estate and quality of living. What I find most interesting is that in Fiji, all property sold to foreigners (10% of the land) is sold “fee-simple” with no property taxes beyond the original sales taxes. . . . → Read More: Escaping to Fiji
From Kirby Ferguson
Remixing is a folk art but the techniques are the same ones used at any level of creation: copy, transform, and combine. You could even say that everything is a remix.
From da Vinci to Led Zeppelin to Jobs, “We stand on the shoulders of giants” – Isaac Newton
. . . → Read More: Everything Is a Remix
Judge Andrew Napolitano, host of Fox’s Freedom Watch was unceremoniously dumped from the network this week. Napolitano says in a Facebook posting that it was nothing out of the ordinary and to please not email Fox demanding his reinstatement. According to the Judge, these things happen all the time and are ratings inspired. Watch the . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–Freedom Lover Judge Andrew Napolitano Sacked by Fox For Truth Telling–Episode 162
When you are alone, act as if your every action is viewed by millions on their TVs. When you are facing an audience, act as if you are talking to a mirror in your safest place.
If your behavior, thoughts, and attitudes differ between the two, work on making them match.
Bonus: Always, always—as . . . → Read More: 2 Toughest Things to Master
We spotted nesting pairs of eagles during the trip. AWESOME! (Not actual photo.)
I usually do not comment on a family “vacation” but I think I will this time because it has a very interesting side note for all of us. Every year, my family “group” gets together during the months of February in . . . → Read More: Home Again
This is literally a “mind blowing” Silver Shield Report we have lined up this week. Today I speak with Resa Steindel Brown, author of a Call to Brilliance. The foundation of all of our problems start and stop with us. Unfortunately we are programmed to be our own worst enemies. I wanted to find out . . . → Read More: Silver Shield Report #19- Education In The Next Paradigm
We sat down with Mickey Fulp and while there’s not a lot to be happy about, many markets have been going up since the first of the year. And as the old Wall Street Maxim says, So goes January, So goes the Year. And you have to take your profits while you can get them. . . . → Read More: Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp–January’s Bull Stampedes into February–02-17-2012
Things are going down at an escalating rate according to Traderview.com‘s Ty Andros. He believes the US and the World economies are contracting at rising rates. This is why the debt can’t be paid. Real economic growth, which allows for servicing and repayment of debt is non-existent. Of course, if you just rely upon the . . . → Read More: Ty Andros-The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same–02-17-2012
Jim Rickards joined the Financial Survival Network to discuss his new book Currency Wars and to discuss the eventual dropping of the fiat money standard. Virtually everyone who doesn’t reside in Washington, DC or Wall Street understands that Nixon’s closing of the Gold Window 40 years ago, has helped create the unstable economic and monetary . . . → Read More: Jim Rickards Says-We Don’t Need No Central Bank–02-17-2012
Chris Duane and I sit down after an enormously successful roundtable with David Morgan to discuss the market for enlightened free thought. While things on many fronts appear to be getting worse, and freedom appears to be under every increasing attack, more and more people are coming to understand the failure of the current economic . . . → Read More: Chris Duane-The Baby Boomers Will Never Get to Retire–02-17-2012
“Life for an actual canary in a coal mine could be described in three words: “short but meaningful.” Early coal mines did not feature ventilation systems, so miners would routinely bring a caged canary into new coal seams. Canaries are especially sensitive to methane and carbon monoxide, which made them ideal . . . → Read More: RIP – Judge Andrew “Canary ” Napolitano
Bix Weir of www.RoadtoRoota.com fame was with us yesterday and explained that Ron Paul is actually ahead in the delegate account for the Republican Presidential Nomination. It seems that his supporters have been working the system and getting Ron Paul delegates installed even when others have won the popular count! If this is true, it . . . → Read More: Bix Weir Says The Ron Paul Tidal Wave Is Here–02-17-2012
Sean founder of the SGTReport.com, one of the most popular freedom advocate sites on the internet joins us for a no holds barred interview. He believes freedom is hanging in the balance and that we may have crossed the Rubicon. Since starting his YouTube channel, he’s gotten millions of views. He’s struck a chord with . . . → Read More: Sean of SGTReport.com Speaks About Liberty, Patriotism, and Freedom–-02-17-2012
There were several resolutions adopted by the RNC on January 13, 2012. You may read them all on this link. One of the most formidable resolutions adopted is one that is long overdue for reconsideration. Agenda 21 has long been a thorn in the foot of personal rights, property rights, and economic stability. The resolution . . . → Read More: RNC exposes Agenda 21
John C. Dvorak has been using, living, and writing about tech for decades. He’s seen many educational tech innovations come and go, and he doesn’t believe there’s anything that can resurrect the American Public Educational System. Dvorak believes technology can’t replace a good teacher. He also believes the teachers’ unions are too powerful and stand . . . → Read More: John C. Dvorak Doesn’t Believe Tech Can Save Public Education–02-16-2012
Federal News Radio just reported that morale among Federal Workers has taken a hit. They attribute the decline in worker happiness to a two year pay freeze, which really hasn’t stopped workers from getting higher pay and constant bashing from Congress and the Public. From its website, it is difficult to tell whether this is . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–No Raises Makes for Unhappy Federal Employees–Episode 161
Bob Chapman joined us today to address your never ending concerns about Greece and the financial tragi-comedy that seems to be stuck on hold. They’re burning down banks now and they seem completely unprepared to accept the inevitable lower standard of living that’s coming their way. Greece has always been a magnet for tourists and . . . → Read More: Greece is as Greece Does and Bob Chapman Sees Exactly What Will Happen–02-15-2012
I just got an email from our sponsor ConstitutionalSilver.com that they have a $1,000 face valued bag of Constitutional Silver at a touch below spot. For those of you that don’t know, $1,000 face value works out to 715 ounces of pure silver in pre-1964 90% US coins. They are finalizing the buy right now . . . → Read More: A Good Deal On A Full Bag of Constitutional Silver
A New Social Paradigm of Inadequacy Plagues a Generation
We are familiar with the dreaded midlife crisis. We’ve seen friends and family members suffer the agony of reminiscing of better days past filled with what we would’ve, could’ve, and should have done. But a new crisis is looming over the horizon. What makes this crisis . . . → Read More: Generation: Lost
From: Jesse’s Café Américain
“But please, to our friends in the Big Media, could we stop saying that we don’t know the location of the missing $1.6 billion of client funds from MF Global? The money is safe and sound at JPM and other counterparties. As with Goldman Sachs et al and American International Group, . . . → Read More: Chris Whalen: JPM and the Banks Have the MF Global Money And the Status Quo Is Protecting Them
Dr. Yaron Brook of the Ayn Rand Institue and Doug Casey of Casey Research joined me today for a lively discussion about the need for government and why it always turns out wrong. Amazingly, these two prominent advocates of personal freedom have never met before. They vehemently disagreed on the possibiliteis of an anarchical society; . . . → Read More: Yaron Brook & Doug Casey Debate The Need For Government–-02-14-2012
Here is a recording of this excellent silver round table discussion with David Morgan, Steve Quayle and myself. ( It starts 4:15 in.)
We all know that every level of government is broke and that in a vicious effort at self-preservation, they will stop at nothing to keep the game going. New York State and New York City have been masters of this game for decades. Visit New York City, and you’ll be hit with the full force . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–Totalitarianism Stealing Your Rights Away One Cellphone at a Time–Episode 160
American Citizens Are You Paying Attention?
As discussed in: The Silent Coup, Para Militarization And The New Reich some of the most violent rioting to date has broken out as the Greek Parliament voted Sunday to approve a package of austerity reforms, marking a key step toward securing a second bailout worth €130 billion from . . . → Read More: Greek Backlash As Bankster Technocrats Force a €130 billion Bailout to avoid Default on €14.5 billion
The FBI in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security (a name clearly taken from the Nazi Reichssicherheitshauptamt with the same definition) sent out flyers to random addresses in their Orwellian “See Something, Say Something” program. Well not only does the Honorable Ron Paul sound “suspcious” so does just about everyone I know. After 10 . . . → Read More: Now We Are “Suspicious”
AmericansElect.org. Not only can you vote as you should be able to—one vote per citizen,—but you can also introduce your own candidates.
I think that any government is too big and any reform too small. I don’t think this site will make a difference in 2012 election, but the case of this site is incredibly . . . → Read More: The end of travesty
It’s now official, Ranting Andy Hoffman and I are extremists. Why, because we favor a return to the Gold Standard and believe that the United States went bankrupt as a result of Nixon’s decision to abandon the remnants of the Gold Standard that were still in place in August 1971. The FBI is warning local . . . → Read More: Ranting Andy’s a Happy Gold Standard Extremist–02-13-2012
The FBI, our federal police, have just released a report claiming that sovereign individuals, who oppose environmental regulations and believe that the United State’s departure from the Gold Standard caused it to go bankrupt present a threat to law enforcement. Never mind that rampant criminality taking place on Wall Street, people who believe in limited . . . → Read More: Triple Lutz Report–The FBI Says Terrorists Support the Gold Standard
We use the word “liberty” and throw it around a lot, but do we really know what it means?
In the autumn of 2008, as Presidential hopefuls sparred over whether we had entered a recession or not and well before the onset of the most serious global crisis since the 1930′s, trend forecaster Gerald Celente advised his Trends Journal subscribers to prepare for the worst and plan for the best. “It will be,” warned . . . → Read More: Doomsday Report: THREE MILLION PREPPERS IN AMERICA Are Getting Ready For The End of the World As We Know It
Here are some very practical and possibly life saving tips on what you should do when the collapse, that you will not see on Doomsday Preppers. The recent popularity of this show is just the beginning of this information becoming socially accepted. Unfortunately, this show does a great disservice to our aware community as . . . → Read More: Silver Shield Report #18- What To Do When “It” Happens