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June 20, 2019
By Edmund Contoski
Despite all the scare stories about global warming, we are actually in an Ice Age.
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Environment
Climate Change
March 15, 2019
By Edmund Contoski
Gold buying rose spectacularly in 2018 led by the world's central banks, which increased their physical purchases by 651.5 tonnes.
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Taxes
October 24, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
The stock market has been soaring, unemployment is low, and there is some improvement in wages and corporate earnings, though significantly less than from other recession recoveries.
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Economy
Taxes
September 12, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
 In a room 20 feet by 20 feet with a ten foot ceiling, how many matches would you have to light for the air in that room to have the same percentage of carbon dioxide as the atmosphere from the annual emissions of all the automobiles in the world?
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Environment
August 2, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
Everyone knows that Social Security and Medicare are underfunded. They can only provide the benefits they have promised by borrowing from future taxpayers who are obligated to pay for them.
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Entitlements
July 15, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
Greece is on the verge of settling the repayment of its bailout loans from the International Monetary Fund, European banks and other creditors.
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Government & Politics
June 16, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
Gold news has not received much media coverage lately. That's not because what's been happening is unimportant.
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Government Spending
Economy
May 23, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
President Trump fired the opening salvo in a trade war—reminiscent of the 1930s trade war from the Smoot-Hawley Act, which prolonged the Great Depression—when he announced he will impose tariffs of 25% and 10% on imported steel and aluminum.
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Economy
April 6, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
RealClearInvestigations cites a deliberate Obama policy of allowing thousands of troubled, often violent, students to commit crimes without legal consequence.
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Government & Politics
February 28, 2018
By Edmund Contoski
In February President Trump proposed a $4.4 trillion budget for 2018 and projects a budget deficit for 2019 almost double his estimate last year.
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Economy
Government Spending
 

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