BankNotes Archive – February 2017

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Greenspan the Undertaker and His Countless Victims

February 6, 2017

Greenspan the Undertaker and His Countless Victims Emi and Glen Yamasaki were a smiling couple that waved at their neighbors in the Sun City Anthem neighborhood of Henderson. Other retirees who lived near them couldn’t believe the Yamasakis committed suicide by jumping from the top story of the Silverton Casino’s … Read more

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A Tribute to the Warehouse

February 6, 2017

A Tribute to the Warehouse Online commerce is trending toward 10 percent of all retail, and it is growing rapidly. We click and pay, and, if it’s not a digital good, the good arrives at our home a day or two later. Hardly anyone remembers “allow six to eight weeks … Read more

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Thomas Jefferson Warned Us about Social Security

February 6, 2017

Thomas Jefferson Warned Us about Social Security Many have tried, but few have been as effective as Thomas Jefferson at criticizing Social Security. In a 1798 letter, Jefferson, who died more than a century before Social Security reached the public’s conscience, laid out one of the most compelling arguments ever … Read more

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VISION – Chapter 20 – EXPLORE AND EXPLORE AND EXPLORE!

February 6, 2017

By Leonard E. Read Note – Frequent readers of BANKNOTES are aware of my relationship with Leonard E. Read and my admiration for his works during his lifetime. In the following issues I will be sharing his book, VISION, one chapter per month. It was written in 1978. What a … Read more

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The US Navy: A History of Waste and Corruption

February 6, 2017

01/24/2017 Matthew McCaffrey The growth of US military power has rarely, if ever, been the result of legitimate concerns about defensive strategy, let alone about the national welfare. Instead, it’s more often a consequence of a waste, corruption, and imperial ambition that together have produced the modern military-industrial complex. This … Read more

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