Speaker Pelosi faces a
WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's Democrats will
seek on Tuesday to head off two looming dangers to the U.S. economy as
they try to keep government operations funded beyond a Thursday
deadline and avoid defaulting on its debt.
have not had much to say about this, but Mrs. Pelosi may not find the
dominoes falling into place as she planned this week. In which case
Thursday, the last day of the U.S. government fiscal year, may be quite
the start of 2001, the value of the one-dollar Federal Reserve Note has
~By Seth Lipsky,
publisher of the New York Sun.
In our book Mr.
Lipsky is one of the nation's few editor-publishers who understands the
danger of decades of currency inflation. Moreover, he's one of the few
newspapermen (his term) who knows what to do about it. Restore the
money mandate of the United States Constitution. (Pause - for laughter
from mainstream media.)
America has pushed the shrinkflation gimmick for years to mask
the loss of purchasing power, but that gimmick is wearing thin.
People are waking
up and noticing there is 10% less in every package while the price
jumps 10%--a real-world
inflation rate of 20%."
Lipsky's editorial is brief and worth reading. Find
it here at N.Y. SUN.
~Charles Hugh Smith
keen-eyed Mr. Smith is among the observant Americans who have caught on
to what's happening to grocery store packaging. We are not only paying
more for many items but the content has declined. In the case of bulk
packs of a popular brand of sausage patties, for instance, the number
of patties has dropped from 32 to 26.
That's not the only problem the local grocery store
is having. Suppliers are having trouble meeting the orders from
individual stores, which accounts for the occasional empty shelves.
Another economic condition to keep folks on edge.
FROM THE THE TWO-PARTY POLITICAL SYSTEM?
Twenty-seven years ago we wrote and posted the platform of the Radical
Independent Party on the Internet.
We never organized it nor expected
its ideology to catch on. And it certainly has not.
Radical Independent Party (RIP) is founded on the fundamental
idea that government belongs in the background to secure the safety of
citizens, not micromanage their affairs. Knowing that it's
impossible for the governing class to follow the prescription laid out
in the United States Constitution, the RIP believes Republicans and
Democrats will remain in control of the nation until they run it into
bankruptcy. At some point an awakened citizenry will throw them
overboard and try something else.
ideology is based on the quaint idea that if people are generally left
alone to pursue happiness they will do a better job of it than if they
are forced to run their lives according to ideas of a self-appointed
INDEPENDENT PARTY PLATFORM