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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, The Federal Reserve held its first press conference in its 97 year history last week.  In my mind, it did this because it recognizes the deep financial trouble the U.S. is in.  It wants to put a positive spin on the mess it largely created and/or allowed to happen. … Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, It appears economist Paul Krugman thinks the budget and the economy are not in that bad of shape because he thinks the dire warnings are overdone.  In his latest Op-Ed piece this week, he said, “When I listen to current discussions of the federal budget, the message I hear… Read more »

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Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, More and more, I am finding stories produced by the mainstream media where the headline doesn’t jibe with the actual story that follows.  A USA Today (newspaper) story from the “Money” section yesterday is a great example of what I am talking about.  The headline read “Rising home sales point… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, This week, President Obama gave a speech outlining his plan for long term deficit reduction.  He invited the Republican leadership for what many thought would be some sort of bi-partisan federal budget 2011 solution.  In reality, it was kind of a St. Valentine’s Day massacre because right off the… Read more »

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Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, It is looking more and more like the budget showdown between the Democrats and Republicans will turn into a government shutdown 2011 by this weekend. The Obama administration has already started to inform federal workers who will be required to still come to work and those who will be told… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, As I look over the news and try to find the one story that I need to comment on, I am overwhelmed.  I see the nuclear meltdown story in Japan and wonder how it will all turn out.  It is nowhere near under control.  We still do not know… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, Last Friday, I wrote a piece called “Could America be Pushed over the Economic Edge?” It was about how Libya, Japan or even covert economic warfare (from America’s enemies) could push the U.S. into another financial meltdown.  I received a one sentence email from my friend Jim Sinclair that… Read more »

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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Dear CIGAs, The situation in Japan is getting worse, not better. There are shortages in food, fuel and warm dry shelter. To make matters exponentially worse, nuclear power plants there continue to burn out of control and emit high levels of radiation. Japan is a stark reminder of how fast a… Read more »