T. Coleman Andrews was an IRS Commissioner for 3 years. He had the following things to say about income taxes after resigning.
Here is an interesting read from the CEO of Burpee. By going through the history of his company and its relationship to other seed companies, he explains that Burpee does not sell any GMO seeds even though his company has historical ties to a company that is now owned by Monsanto.
Note that they still buy seeds from that subsidiary of Monsanto, just not GMO seeds.
There has been a lot of talk lately that the economy is recovering, there is no inflation, the gold bull market is over and that the Krugman and the Keynesians have won the economic argument.
This blog posts says "not so fast" and refutes the claim with facts, stats and music videos:
…as the Band Played on, the Crowd Called For an Encore
“You can ignore reality, but you can’t ignore the consequences of reality” – Ayn Rand
It’s raining horrible economic news, yet the real estate and stock markets are staying dry and heading higher.
Not all have been accounted for yet from what I can find. OMG this hits close to home for me. Praying for Oklahoma!!
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The United States government claims 100% ownership over all your DNA and reproductive rights. This astonishing revelation has emerged from the fact that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office claims the power to assign ownership of your DNA to private companies and universities who apply for patents on your genes.
The U.S. is trying to stop the gold rush to Iran in a bid to undermine the Islamic Republic's plummeting currency, but critics say the move is more likely to hurt ordinary citizens than the rogue regime's leadership.
Under the guise of "zero tolerance," we're staring to see a disturbing trend of public school administrators infringe upon the Constitutional rights of school children.
Check it out. . .
Barnes alleged in the suit -- which was filed March 11, 2013, and surfaced Wednesday -- that the “medical records contained intimate and private information of more than 10,000,000 Americans, information that by its nature includes information about treatment for any kind of medical concern, including psychological counseling, gynecological counseling, sexual or drug treatment, and a wide range of medical matters covering the most intimate and private of concerns.”
I found this link to a talk by Sarah Skwire about how to write clearly about economics and liberty.
It was very good so I thought I would share it will everyone on the DP.
Hope you like it,
New Yorker cartoons
Ron Finley, 'Gangster Gardener'
I was in the car and switched the channel to NPR and listened to a great story about a guy who started a community garden. You can listen to the story here: NPR: TED Radio Hour - How Can You Give A Community Better Health - May 17, 2013
When I listened it immediately won me over. This guy's message is superb. And, props to the quote "Growing your own food is like printing your own money!" .
I'm really disturbed by all the attention being directed towards "right wing" groups, when there haven't been significant "right wing" terrorist events in this country since OKC.
What a witch hunt.
by Ross Bishop
For thousands of years Hermeticism and Judaism coexisted in The Middle East. Hermeticism offered a mystical philosophy in contrast to Judaism’s more practical approach. Hermeticism had widespread acceptance at times but has generally remained a mystical tradition, practiced in remote locations by dedicated adherents.