great government swindle and how it works
A detailed analysis of the mechanics of the great
modern government swindle known as inflation.
sum of a geometric sequence: or the arithmetic of
Explains fractional banking for the ordinary reader.
Sum of a geometric sequence formula, how to derive/use
it explained with real world examples and simple language. [Compund interest.]
|GDP1: Gross domestic product
What this much-bandied about term means in fact, and what politicians claim it means.
GDP 2: GDP
and other quality of life measurements
Short paper highlighting various measures of standards of living and standards of well-being, with discussion and links.
supply-side economics - laffer curves and 'trickle down'
Why "The best way to help the poor is not to
make the rich poorer, but to make the poor richer."
|socialists are lying about taxing the rich
Lower tax benefits society.
and second round effects of external prices rises
Major interaction and questioning on US, and so world
finances, and whether higher fuel fuel and other prices
It still seems many don’t follow why ‘the
system’ is fearful of ‘systemic’
break down - and how the Fed acts. Explanations.
mae and freddie mac - a history
The USA’s mortgage instruments - what led up
to the current situation - credit crunch and a financial
support rescue plan.
mae and freddie mac - the best politicians money can
The crisis with US mortgage loans - the part played
in by America’s politicians, both in Congress
mae and freddie mac - clearing up the mess
Sorting a way to guide companies and banks to fiscal
intelligence and care, while not allowing more greed.
mae / freddie mac - a summary
abelard looks at why
this credit crisis occured, and who was and is responsible.
bernanke on systemic assaults
useful lesson in the byways of economics - the devil’s
Governmental oil revenue and public spending, their
effect on oil prices.
|the terrible plight of america’s poor-2007/8
This is, of course, nonsense, there is no “plight”.
is bad for you
This document discusses two hidden dangers of emu
(european monetary union):
- the social damage inflicted by inflation, which
I regard as an unmitigated evil perpetrated by
corrupt government, and
- the potential for contention between nations
if this nonsense is forced through against the
wishes of the citizens of the various nation states.
Very few are covering that issue adequately, but
the early part of John Redwood's book, David Owen's
article and, particularly succinct, Friedman’s
article are germane. William Hague has drawn some
attention to this matter in a speech.
Both issues have considerable civil liberty implications.
There are also some basic references to private
Includes some key references.
corruption, politics and the ‘law’
How government and big business help each other to
make fortunes and to ruin society and the environment.
Frédéric Bastiat was a 19th century
political economist concerned with the right of an
individual to life, liberty, and property, which could
not be achieved by socialism.
(money) transfer methods on the net - Xavier (with
advice from abelard)
A series of documents concerning value (money) transfers
on the net. These documents are being assembled by
abelard.org, as we move to enable web money-transfers
to the abelard.org site.
The documents include an analysis of some available
payment systems, a document analysing a gold-backed
currency available on the Internet, and further subsidiary
our purpose in doing the research was directed towards
payments to abelard.org, we make available for public
access the results of our analysis so far to enable
further web education.
value (money) using the internet
Trading efficiently on the net (including
gifts and donations) requires secure and reliable
methods. The options, e-currencies and electronic
payment methods, are here examined.
developing example of an independent monetary system
exploration of e-gold as a method for transferring
value (money) on the Internet. Graphs for gold prices
and the r.p.i. Links to independent exchange market-makers
and Billpoint - more detailed information
information on a much used Internet payment system,
highlighting its limitations and problems. (Plus update
on Billpoint.) Major revision October 2004.
a non-goldbased value transfer system
exploration of moneybookers as a
method for transferring value (money) on the Internet.
Illustrated, clear instructions on how to use moneybookers.
card payment frequently asked questions - retired