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Grinding Noises
by Jim Davidson
The author of the Freemarket Gold and Money Report over at, Jim Turk, has adapted the following graphic from available data. Check it out next time you hear that grinding noise from government—the sound of engine parts wearing against each other without lubricant.

If You Liked the Patriot Act, You Ought to Love Airport Body Scanners
by Doug Newman
In the days following 9/11, when the Patriot Act was rammed through Congress, we were told time and again that "if you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear" from the greatly expanded surveillance powers that the new law extended to Uncle Sam.

2012 BS or a Warning?
by Dave Earnest
After 40 years of paying attention to the antics of elected officialdom the conclusion is clear they work for themselves, not US. It has come to my attention that for at least the last 15 to 20 years the US government have been building massive underground installations to protect themselves and their real constituents, the Money People, from the rampaging hordes should the feces engage the fan. That horde is you, me and everyone that isn't rich and powerful. We are excess biomass. The less of us the better.

by A.X. Perez
On Friday I sent the following note to several friends: "Am I the only one who has noticed that a year or two after a volcanic eruption we have an El Nino event and a really harsh northern hemisphere winter?"

They're Everywhere! They're Everywhere!
by Bob Wallace
Threats, that is. Always with the threats. Supposedly we're always under attack by a mortal threat. Yet they never quite seem to be as horrible as we're always told.

Atlantea The Beautiful
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 59 of a weekly cartoon series.

Agenda 21: The United Nations Programme of Action
UN Agenda 21
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