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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Revised) Dear CIGAs, Ever since the original Patriot Act was passed by Congress in 2001, American civil liberties have steadily shrunk and government control has steadily grown.  In a financial crisis, your bank or brokerage can severely restrict the amount of money you can withdraw from your accounts.  The government can… Read more »

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My Dear Friends If you were to talk to the intelligencia of the street you would be treated to the following. I do and I know. 1. The US economy is reaching escape velocity. 2. The equity market is now rising on #1 and liquidity is no longer the key ingredient. 3. The fact that… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Revised) Dear CIGAs, The way the latest unemployment numbers were reported by the mainstream media (MSM), you would think the Great Recession was over and the United States was solidly on the road to recovery.  The Associated Press reported the numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) with a story… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, On Monday, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in the White House to discuss how they were going to handle Iran’s nuclear program.   I think the meeting was a disaster for anyone who thinks we are on the way to settling the situation with sanctions and… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Subprime lending is back, and it is creating headlines like: “February auto sales rise to highest level in 4 years.”  That comes from a story last week from Reuters.  Reuters goes on to say, “U.S. auto sales rose nearly 16 percent in February and the annual sales rate leapt… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Countries around the world have been actively seeking ways to not do business in dollars for the past few years.  The U.S. dollar is the so-called world reserve currency, but the big question is for how long?  China and Japan are beginning to shun the dollar in trade between… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, I keep asking myself, when is a deal not a deal?  Every time I hear the words “Greek debt deal” or “Greek bailout” in the same sentence, I wonder if, this time, they really have a deal.  Yesterday, I was thinking that again when it was announced there was… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, It seems every chance the mainstream media (MSM) gets, it tells us things really aren’t that bad.  For example, the headline from the Associated Press (AP) said, “Consumer prices on the rise, but inflation outlook is benign.”   Who approves the headlines at the AP?  Prices are rising, but there… Read more »