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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Last week, this story from Reuters really got me upset.  The headline read: “States negotiating immunity for banks over foreclosures.”  The story said, “A coalition of all 50 states’ attorneys general has been negotiating settlements with five of the biggest U.S. banks that would include payment of up to… Read more »

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Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, It looks like even the mainstream media (MSM) can see a calamity if we are right on top of one.  Finally, the dire debt ceiling negotiations between Congress and the White House were covered wall-to-wall on all the major media outlets yesterday.   No comment better describes the frightful situation America… Read more »

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From Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Last week, in testimony on Capitol Hill, Fed Chief Ben Bernanke said, “The pace of the economic recovery will pick up.”  As far as the weak economy is concerned, Mr. Bernanke also said there would be, “a notably better performance than we have seen so far this year.”  I… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Thank goodness the Casey Anthony case is over!  The jury thinks she is not guilty of murder.  I don’t know if they got right or wrong, but I do know many dollars and much air time was devoted to a story that will have zero effect on the lives… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, The second round of quantitative easing (QE2) is scheduled to end June 30, and already there are calls for more financial stimulus to keep the economy from falling off a cliff.  The latest call came from Larry Summers, former head of the Obama Administration’s financial team.  In an Op-Ed… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, It seems the mainstream media (MSM) is waking up from its long sleep.  The dream world of “green shoots” and “recovery” is fading into staggering unemployment and plunging home prices.  Most of us in the real word have known for some time that there is no recovery.  People are… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, I have been saying repeatedly that the one thing you can count on is inflation.  If you take housing out of the picture, that is exactly what we have been getting.  The Fed wants inflation and loathes deflation.  Ben Bernanke and other Fed officials have consistently said they want… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Remember back in early-2009, when the mainstream media (MSM) started with the ridiculous “green shoots” talking point?  Even though the data was dismal and there were no signs of the economy recovering, the “green shoots” term was used by just about everyone in the MSM.  I think not long… Read more »