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A Perfect Conspiracy

February 13, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Legal Correspondent, Jim Karger]

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TSA: New Sheriff, New Rules?

February 12, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Wendy McElroy] Changes within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should  prompt you to reconsider the wisdom of crossing into or out of the United States. The TSA is slowly turning from counter-terrorism to criminal law enforcement, which will include the pursuit of tax violaters. And you may not be able to rely on the agency's notorious incompetence for much longer.    Meet the New Sheriff. Not Quite like the Old

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US Government To Extort Only 14% From Overseas Corporations In Rare Limited Time Offer

February 11, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

Some are heralding a possible “tax holiday” for overseas US corporations proposed by Barack O'bomber. The reality is many companies have found a way to arbitrage the tax code and create their own personalized tax holiday year-round thanks to clever planning, so they likely won't be repatriating their funds.

So what does the Lameduck King want?

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Bitcoin Watch: The Gamemakers Wait

February 10, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Scott Freeman]

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TSA Demands Internal Passport for Domestic Travel

February 9, 2015

[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Wendy McElroy]

Precedents exist for requiring citizens to produce special ID for domestic travel; they include Nazi Germany, apartheid South Africa and Russia (both Imperial and Soviet).

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Silver-Investor David Morgan On Industrial Demand, Bitcoin, Dividends & Oil - TDV Week In Review

February 8, 2015

This week Justin O'Connell sits down with Silver-Investor David Morgan for a chat. Post originally appeared on GoldSilverBitcoin.

How long have you been investing in silver?

Since my early 20’s, once I had a job and some sort of cash flow that was the real beginning.  I did buy a few silver coins as a kid but nothing of significance.

What got you interested in silver?

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Get Your Kids Out Of Public School

February 6, 2015

[The following post by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

The face of socialized "education" is really starting to rear its ugly head now.  It's always been bad but now it is going nightmare-level bad very quickly.

While I could pick from hundreds of public school atrocities from this week alone, just take a look at these two, both in the supposed "freer" state of Texas.

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The Gringo Motorcycle Diaries & The Income Free PT Lifestyle

February 5, 2015

[The following post is written by Director of TDV Offshore, Paul Seymour]

It occurred to me, as my new wife pointed it out to me, that I hadn’t published anything for quite a while. First, I’d like to remind you that, in my last, or maybe two articles ago, I urged you all to move some over-valued USD to a safe jurisdiction, and while you were at it, get some Swiss Francs instead. 

With a move of only USD 10,000 into CHF, your profits from the revaluation of the CHF would have covered the fees to move your funds to safety, and get diversified.  Very few took heed.  Hate to say I told you so, but..

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Anarchast: Benny Wills Joy Camp!

February 5, 2015

Jeff interviews Benny Wills of Joy Camp, activist comedian- filmmakers and actors, topics include: being an anarchic idealist, comedic videos about controversial subjects, people more readily accept a message when cloaked in humor, a shift to the good is well underway, street protest ineffective, 9/11 truth, James Corbett, American Sniper, propaganda, the Joy Camp TV show project, Anarchapulco!

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Ross Ulbricht Found "Guilty" in Third World Banana Republic Court

February 4, 2015

[The following post by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

In what I described as being the trial of our generation, Ross Ulbricht, of the Silk Road free market online marketplace, was found guilty today on all charges and now faces sentencing of 30 years to life.

The charges included charges of narcotics conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, and engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise.  This from a government who constantly says conspiracy theorists should be jailed.  Not to mention that dealing in narcotics amongst two voluntary parties is not a crime.  Nor is trying to keep your funds out from under the purview of the all-seeing eye of the US government.  If there is no victim there is no crime.

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