Posts Tagged ‘2013’

MoneyHere are my Top 5 2013 radio interviews, based on audience reach.

1) The Power Hour with Joyce Riley, December 16, 2013

2) Red Ice Radio, November 4 2013

3) The Conspiracy Show with Richard Syrett, Zoomer Radio AM 740, Toronto, November 3, 2013

4) Radio Liberty with Dr. Stan Monteith, December 3, 2013

5) Erskine Overnight, November 16, 2013

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Federal Reserve BoardNote: This is based on this article I posted on April 21, 2012, with the exception that it was about the 99-year charter misinformation, and I have substituted 100-year, which is the alternative misinformation that some people were spreading in 2013 even after the 99-year charter claim had been shown to be false.

There was actually a commenter who alleged a coverup on the part of the Federal Reserve, saying they were lying about there not being a 99-year charter. This is unfortunately not uncommon in what passes for the alternative media these days. It’s not because the Federal Reserve’s website says there was originally a 20-year charter that I say there was a 20-year charter. It’s because there are a variety of historical sources that say so, some of which are non-governmental, and not supporters of the Fed.

The claim that the Federal Reserve was given a 100-year charter set to expire in 2013 isn’t the only myth surrounding its creation.

There is also the myth that the Federal Reserve Act was passed during the Christmas break when most members of Congress were away. That isn’t true, and there is the official record showing the final vote in the Senate was 54-32 on December 18, 1913.

According to Section 4, part 2 of the Federal Reserve Act, 1913, it says of each of the 12 privately owned Federal Reserve Banks:

“To have succession for a period of twenty years from its organization unless it is sooner dissolved by an Act of Congress, or unless its franchise becomes forfeited by some violation of law.“

Since the Federal Reserve Board’s site shows that all 12 original Federal Reserve Banks are still in operation, their 20-year charter must have been extended.

A 20-year charter was also granted to the First and Second Banks of the United States, and both had their charter terminated. Yes, there was a time when privately owned central banks had time-limited charters, and for good reason, due to the havoc they caused.

12 U.S.C. § 341 : US Code – Section 341: General enumeration of powers shows:

“Second. To have succession after February 25, 1927, until dissolved by Act of Congress or until forfeiture of franchise for violation of law.“

Again, since the Federal Reserve Board’s site shows that shows that all 12 original Federal Reserve Banks are still in operation, this provision was either changed with some other time limit, or was never changed.

In fact, it was never changed, and, therefore, their charter doesn’t expire in 2013, and there was never a 100-year charter for the Federal Reserve.

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English: Bratislava; New Year 2005; FireWorks

Thanks to you, the readers, for making January 2013 the most successful month in terms of total visits.

And unlike the gold-loving Daily Bell, which expects you to believe they get 17 million hits a month — despite their Alexa ranking tanking — and it being proven that they lied about their website numbers, you can verify my claims by tracking my daily visitor numbers on the main page.

Previously, the best month was November 2011, thanks to my article, Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker laughs at the great increase in wealth disparity over the past 10 to 15 years, and at Americans for not speaking out more forcibly against it, being picked up by Rense.com, but this month, the views were mostly due to Web searches.

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Uncle Sam with empty treasury, 1920, by James ...

In their 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, Canada was ranked in 6th place, and the United States was ranked in 10th place.

With the upholding of Obamacare by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28, 2012, I think it’s a very distinct possibility that the United States will fall off the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom Top 10 list, and that will be almost certain if the Bush tax cuts expire at the end of 2012.

Previously, I wrote the article, Canada more economically free than the United States for the third year in a row: Heritage Foundation.

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Several sources, including this one, indicate that Michael Moore has a net worth of over $50 million.

On Saturday, September 26, 2009, CNN had an encore presentation of a recent interview with Michael Moore on Larry King Live. In it, Moore said:

‘No money in Switzerland. I don’t own a share of stock. I have no money in the stock market. My money is in pretty much a savings account and savings bonds, those kinds of things. But –”

Savings accounts and savings bonds are currently only insured up to “$250,000 per deposit, per insured bank,” up until December 31, 2013, at which point it will decrease to $100,000.

Either Michael Moore is foolish, has additional private insurance, or has most of his money distributed over 200+ banks. If it’s the latter, then by January 1, 2014, he’ll have to distribute his money over 500+ banks. If he’s foolish, then he can kiss most of his money goodbye if there is a repeat of the 5000+ bank failures from 1929-1932.

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