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This is the simplest argument we’ve seen for leaving the Euro

There are loads of good arguments out there for why Greece (or Italy, or Spain, or Portugal) should leave the Euro.  We’ve always been partial to the basic philosophical truth that monetary policy lies at the core of national sovereignty. No nation is sovereign if they can’t set monetary policy. And then we saw this chart (from the […]

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Nigel Farage: “It’s like good old Soviet times!” — Must Watch!

For those who haven’t yet seen Nigel Farage’s latest rant against the absurdity of European “democracy”, this is classic Farage.   Please watch and pass this on! Partial Nigel Farage transcript European Parliament, Strasbourg, July 15, 2014 as transcribed by NotQuant: “If this is European democracy in action this morning, I suggest we have a re-think” […]

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