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New York Times Goes After Eric Holder on Press Freedom

(H/T TheBlaze)

In a week when journalists have spoken out about the Obama administration’s treatment of the news media, the New York Times editorial board said outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder should make changes to the Department of Justice attitude toward press freedom before leaving his post.

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The Times editorial board said Holder “bears responsibility for undermining robust journalism by his overzealous leak investigations and his opposition to recognizing a reporter’s constitutional or common law privilege to protect sources.”

The newspaper editorial board has been critical of Holder’s Justice Department in the past regarding the leak investigations and treatment of reporters.

A group of news media representatives was scheduled to meet with Justice Department officials Thursday, according to the Times.

Instead of guidelines that previously said prosecutors should not “impair the news gathering function” of journalists, Holder’s DOJ said prosecutors should not issue subpoenas that “might unreasonably impair ordinary news gathering.” That could leave open interpretation to prosecutors for “unreasonably” and “ordinary,” the Times said.

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Why Gold and Silver Are the Good News Metals

(H/T Gold Silver Worlds)

Analysts and some precious metals’ sellers tend to focus on the “insurance” aspect of owning precious metals. They point out that having some in your possession helps protect your wealth in case of inflation, political unrest, or for use as an “alternate currency” during a natural disaster, war, etc.

Of course, these are all valid reasons for purchasing and holding “the precious metals four” – gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. But the benefits go far beyond the insurance and assurance aspects. It just makes all around good sense. For you see, each of these are in their own way, “good news” metals.

As the developing world’s wealth increases, hundreds of millions of people have more disposable income – money left over after covering life’s basic expenses. For millennia, a significant portion has always been directed and will continue to find its way into precious metals’ ownership.

In Asia, Indians regard gold and silver as “bank accounts in your hand,” dowries for exchange upon marriage, or the raw material for the creation of jewelry having lasting beauty. In China, where the savings rate can be as high as 40% of income, precious metals fulfill the timeless role of asset preservation.

In North America, Eagle and Maple Leaf sales continue to set records. Through September of this year, roughly 26 million American Silver Eagles have been purchased – on track to set an annual record – the most since their introduction in 1986.

When my daughter graduated from high school in 2000, my gift to her was a one-ounce gold Krugerrand – for which I paid $275.

When America’s first pure gold coin, the 24 carat American Buffalo was introduced in 2006, I bought one for $800 for each of my children.

All of these coins are absolutely beautiful. They speak of our nation’s past. They bring a smile to the face of someone who holds them in their palm. They are a store of (increasing) value. They are a “physical reality” by which only the person who owns them can lay claim. They are a direct and enduring link to 5,000 years of history.

Industry Loves These Metals Too!

Governments are mandating phasing out of incandescent bulbs for supposedly more efficient fluorescent lighting. But fluorescents turn on slowly, produce a different quality of light, and still contain mercury – a neurotoxin harmful to both people and the environment.

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Hillary Clinton Recently Said, ‘Don’t Let Anybody Tell You’ That Businesses Create Jobs. Guess What She’s Saying After the Backlash.

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Hillary Clinton recently told supporters at a campaign rally, “Don’t let anybody tell you that… it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs.”

Predictably, the remarks sparked a good amount of backlash from Americans across the country who strongly disagreed with her assessment. On Monday, Clinton attempted to distance herself from her own comments.

At another campaign rally on Monday, Clinton claimed that she “short-handed” her position on job creation and clarified her remarks. She also argued again that “trickle-down economics has failed.”

“Our economy grows when businesses and entrepreneurs create good-paying jobs here in America and workers and families are empowered to build from the bottom up and the middle out — not when we hand out tax breaks for corporations that outsource jobs or stash their profits overseas,” she said Monday.

A Clinton aide claimed the remarks reflect what the former first lady meant to say last week when she proclaimed corporations and businesses don’t create jobs, BuzzFeed reports. The two statements, however, are drastically different.

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Patient Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

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A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city’s first diagnosed case.

The doctor, Craig Spencer, was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while health care workers spread out across the city to trace anyone he might have come into contact with in recent days. A further test will be conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control to confirm the initial test.

While officials have said they expected isolated cases of the disease to arrive in New York eventually, and had been preparing for this moment for months, the first case highlighted the challenges surrounding containment of the virus, especially in a crowded metropolis.

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Midterm Shockwave: Obama Throws Senate Democrats Under the Bus

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President Barack Obama sent shockwaves through Senate races during a Monday radio interview with Rev. Al Sharpton wherein the president said Senate Democrats are merely pretending to distance themselves from an Obama agenda they wholeheartedly embrace.

“Some of the candidates there–it is difficult for them to have me in the state because the Republicans will use that to try to fan Republican turnout. The bottom line is though, these are all folks who vote with me, they have supported my agenda in Congress.”

Obama continued, “These are folks who are strong allies and supporters of me, and I tell them, ‘You know what, do what you need to do to win.'”

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Financial World Is A House Of Cards Built On Sand

(H/T Gold Silver Worlds)

Take heart PM community, your turn is coming. What is happening in the stock market is a harbinger of what is sure to come for gold and silver, at some point in the future. When? Ah, that elusive question the answer to which so many want to know, the same answer to which so many so-called prognosticators have serially gotten wrong over the past few years. The best answer is patience.

It is highly unlikely that a single bank, at least in the Western fiat central banking system, is solvent. All, repeat, all banks are insolvent, propped up by the Rothschild system that few can successfully challenge. All banks exist by accounting deceit and every kind of threat, indirect or otherwise, that it is not wise to challenge the international banking cartel [on the verge of collapse]. Russia and China are rising to the occasion rather timely.

What is the result of “printing” trillions upon trillions of fiat currency? While it has not yet played itself out, due to market distortions by “The Powers That Be,” history shows that all fiat paper currency systems fail. Is it any different this time around. No! The only thing “different” would be the mechanics of how the Western system will fail. A combination of computers and the internet have given the elites a decided upper hand that has enabled the “disenabling” system they run an extended life, if you will, in their ability to perpetuate fiat deceit.

As an aside, most people are totally unaware of the extent to which the elites have been able to dominate every facet of human life on this planet. Control is not a strong enough word to describe the extent and depth of the evil they wrought in their utterly corrupt ambitions to rule as a one-government New World Order.

We believe we have a degree of insight on some of the ways in which events have been played out on the world’s stage, the coup d’etat against the United States by the Rothschild moneychangers, the final nail in the proverbial coffin being the takeover of the United States currency with the passage of the Federal Reserve Act in 1913, and the simultaneous abdication of Congress in its Constitutional duty to Article 1, Section 8: “To coin money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures;

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Frontier Airlines: CDC Now Says Ebola Patient May Have Had Symptoms ‘While Onboard the Flight’

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Frontier Airlines said late Wednesday night that the company had been notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the Ebola patient who flew on their airline may have had symptoms while aboard the flight.

In a letter to employees, Frontier Airlines CEO Dave Siegel said he “was notified by the CDC that the passenger may have been symptomatic earlier than initially suspected; including the possibility of possessing symptoms while onboard the flight,” according to WEWS-TV.

The CDC had previously said that the nurse “exhibited no signs or symptoms of illness” while on the flight, but said they still wanted individuals who were on the flight to contact them. In a statement, Frontier had echoed that and said their crew didn’t observe any signs of illness from the patient.

“In light of the new information, Frontier determines that the aircraft will remain out of service and ferries it back to Denver from Cleveland without customers,” Siegel added in his letter to employees. “The flight departs at 6:20 p.m. EDT and arrives in Denver at 7:20 p.m. MDT.”

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PHYSICAL GOLD INVESTMENT: The United States Wins ‘Brain-Dead Gold Award’

(H/T GoldSeek.com)

Ever since the world suffered a near collapse of its economic and financial system in 2008, investors throughout the world have purchased physical gold in increasing volume.  However, if you lived in the United States… the opposite is the case.

Not only did Americans purchase less gold, they ranked DEAD LAST on the planet.  Americans came in last place due to the wonderful job the FED and U.S. Treasury accomplished by totally bamboozling its citizens into believing the financial crisis was over and they now had everything under control.

Of course the opposite is the case, but you wouldn’t know if you visited any of the typical large suburban “Restaurant Row” in the states.  It’s standing room only, especially on a Friday night.  Why should Americans buy gold when they could drop a $100 bill at the Outback Steakhouse on Friday, $150 for attending a college football game on Saturday and another $250 for a NFL game on Sunday??

Times are good and Americans are spending fiat money hand over fist…. well, that is… until the next major financial crisis hits.

If we take a look at the chart below, we can see how every country-region in the world increased their physical gold investment from 2008 to 2013… except the United States:

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