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July 2009 entries:

More on The "Impossible" Healthcare Solution
(July 31, 2009)

More on Capital Traps, Buying, Holding and Selling Housing
(July 30, 2009)

The "Impossible" Healthcare Solution: Go Back to Cash
(July 29, 2009)

"Recession's Over, Recovery Underway": What's Missing in Action
(July 28, 2009)

Housing Recovery: Sell Now Or Your Capital Will Be Trapped
(July 27, 2009)

A Wild Speculation: the Stock Market and the Economy
(July 25, 2009)

Oil for Food, Food for Oil
(July 24, 2009)

What's Up with the Stock Market?
(July 23, 2009)

IPO Offer from Goldman Sachs: the U.S. Government
(July 22, 2009)

Denial, Fear, Anger: The Real Depression Part II
(July 21, 2009)

Denial, Fear, Anger: The Real Depression Part I
(July 20, 2009)

Dumpster Diving and Freedom
(July 18, 2009)

Dumpster Diving and Empire
(July 17, 2009)

The Next Superpower/Empire
(July 16, 2009)

Antiques Roadshow, 2014
(July 15, 2009)

The Fluttering Pulse of Entitlement Nation
(July 14, 2009)

An Asymmetric Stake in the Game
(July 13, 2009)

Exiting the U.S.A.
(July 11, 2009)

Washing Machines, Free and New
(July 10, 2009)

After the Fall: Agenda Points for Renewing America
(July 9, 2009)

Frugality, "New" and Traditional
(July 8, 2009)

Junk Fee Revolution: Government Is an Enterprise, Too
(July 7, 2009)

Patents, Complexity, Marginal Returns: Hello, Devolution
(July 6, 2009)

Liberty and Liberation: Independence Day and Survival+
(July 4, 2009)

Rumblings and Tremors: Falling Incomes and Housing Prices
(July 3, 2009)

What If The (Debt-Based) Economy Never Comes Back?
(July 2, 2009)

Interlocking Traps
(July 1, 2009)

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"There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity." (Douglas MacArthur)

"Economic history is a never-ending series of episodes based on falsehoods and lies, not truths. It represents the path to big money. The object is to recognize the trend whose premise is false, ride that trend, and step off before it is discredited." (George Soros)

"To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty; to keep heart when all have lost it -- who can say this is not greatness?
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"Daydreams of a fair world which would treat him according to his real worth are the refuge of all those plagued by a lack of self-knowledge." (Ludwig von Mises)

"The way of the Tao is reversal." (Lao Tzu)

"Chance favours the prepared mind." (Louis Pasteur)

"It is neither necessary to hope to undertake, nor to succeed to persevere." (William of Orange)

"You must have a willingness to do something when everyone else is petrified. You must learn the lesson of following logic over emotion." (Warren Buffett)

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." (Winston Churchill)

"Where there is ruin, there is hope for treasures." (Rumi)

"May a fair road always be open to you." (CHS, April 2, 2006)

"A healthy homecooked family meal and a home garden are revolutionary acts." (CHS, May 2008)

"Greed is a wonderful motivator but fear works much faster." (Riley T., Sept. 2008)

"You don't miss what you no longer want." (CHS, August 2008)

"Food is wealth, health is wealth, energy is wealth; all else is illusion." (CHS, December 15, 2008)

"Democracy can be likened to two wolves and one lamb voting on what to have for lunch." (Benjamin Franklin, submitted by Tim B.)


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