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Communities print their own currency to keep cash flowing

We at BLOGDIAL have blogged about this subject a few times before: By David Coates, The Detroit News, via AP In Detroit, three downtown businesses have created a local currency, or scrip, to keep dollars earned locally in the community.

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Posted in Economics, How To, Money, Post Tipping Point, Told You So, Yes yes yes!

Never been in a riot

Anti G20 ‘Rioters’ display total ignorance, impotence, incompetence, idiocy and irrationality: A comment from The Times: To be fair to the protesters, one this occasion they have paid for the damages in advance. David Masu, Zürich, Switzerland And check this

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Posted in Insanity, Justice, Money, No no no!, Oops, Politricks, Post Tipping Point, wtf?

Michelle Bachmann misunderstands the Dollar

A member of Congress is warning the Obama administration to keep its hands off the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s international currency. U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn., has introduced a resolution that would bar the U.S. from recognizing any

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Posted in Economics, Money, No no no!, Politricks, Post Tipping Point, Someone Stupid Said

The Last Poets: Austrian Economists?!

I first heard these words on an Album by ‘The Pop Group’, called ‘For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder …‘. It is by The Last Poets, and it is called ‘E Pluribus Unum’. Reading it again today,

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Gold bug bears and BLOGDIAL for Bluffers

md wrote: nagapie wrote: Brixton’s getting it’s own currency. Is it going to be made out of a precious metal (i.e. either gold or silver)? I can’t pretend to even understand, let alone agree with, the various long term bug

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Posted in Economics, Money, Politricks, The Facts

Stiff upper lips missing

The true character of a man is revealed when he is under pressure…so they say. The riots in Paris and the demonstrations against foreign work forces being used at British oil refineries and a power station seemed to be a

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Posted in Economics, Money, Post Tipping Point, Someone Stupid Said

Monetary Monoculture Danger

I have had some interesting conversations over the last few weeks, all centering around the current historic economic events. Two of them are notable. The first was with a good friend to whom I gave Ron Paul’s ‘The Revolution: A

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Posted in Economics, Idiocracy, Someone Stupid Said, The Facts