Congressman Walter Jones and 44 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling on the Obama administration to halt the sale of the Chicago Stock Exchange to a Chinese company.

Heavy doses of monetary policy have become the norm throughout the Western world over the past few decades, with the lowering of interest rates the most commonly utilized tool. Can interest rates ever go below zero, and if so, what does it mean?

By refusing to let the market clear itself of malinvestments, monetary manipulators are setting up the economy for another drop.

Predictions of a global recession are now coming more and more from mainstream economists and analysts.

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signed today in New Zealand by officials from the 12 governments and dictatorships ensnared in the sovereignty-smashing “free trade” regime, opposition to the plot — dubbed “Obamatrade” by critics — is surging across the political spectrum. In the presidential primaries, virtually nobody, not even known establishment candidates, dares to express support for the scheme. In Congress, members of both parties are up in arms, calling on their colleagues to crush the TPP before it crushes America. And among the grassroots, Americans of all political persuasions are outraged, ranging from labor unions and environmental groups to conservative, libertarian, and constitutionalist forces.

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