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The Dollar: may it rest in peace

    This from Michael Fox in The Smirking Chip: In an excellent column on the state of the dollar, Brother, Can you Spare $10,000, economist Peter Schiff writes that: “…Bernanke blames the [Great] Depression…


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One in five US servicemen has brain injury

    Telegraph: The psychological toll of America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has touched one in five servicemen and its consequences will be long-lasting…. The Rand Corporation, a leading research operation, said that 320,000…


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15 unforgettable Al Pacino quotes

    Over the course of his Oscar-winning career — spanning the ”Godfather” films, ”Scarface,” and now ”88 Minutes” — Pacino has given us more than his share of great soundbites… My personal favorite: ”Out…


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The Pentagon’s Hidden Heads

    These snippets from The New York Times: “To the public, these men are members of a familiar fraternity, presented tens of thousands of times on television and radio as “military analysts” whose long…



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We Have Decided Not To Die

  If you enjoy watching short films (and I usually don’t), I ran across an exception on YouTube. While this clip is just under two minutes, I believe the full length of this short called,…


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Top Five Underwater Hotels

  Poseidon Undersea Resort Set to open in 2009 is the Poseidon of Fiji. This resort is being built 40 feet underwater. Another 5-star resort, the Poseidon is the brainchild of American submarine engineer Bruce…