Category Archives: Role of Government – National, State, Local

Without a general agreement on what roles we want our governments to serve, dissatisfaction and frustration is inevitable.

Community activist groups invited to participate in Nevada County charter and public bank efforts

Economic Liberty for Main Street (ELMSt), an organization of local Nevada County residents interested in promoting the economy of Nevada County and economic welfare of its citizens, is educating county residents and businesses about the benefits of chartering our county … Continue reading

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What, pressure from the UN to override the right to local self governance?

This was intended as an open letter to Sheriff Royal from me, Jedediah Biagi, from my perspective of a small business owner, active in church in The Penn Valley LDS Ward, Occupy Nevada County, The Nevada County Tea Party, The … Continue reading

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FDIC Proposes Seizing Deposits as Alternative to Taxpayer Bailout

Those of us following the news in Cyprus are probably all appalled by the seizure of customer deposits in order to save its banks. We have to ask ourselves: can that happen here? As it turns out, the FDIC actually … Continue reading

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Incest and conflict of interest between banks and Federal Reserve

My posts keep touting the need for self-correcting systems. Well, how can a system be self-correcting if the regulators and the regulated are one and the same, for all practical purposes? Here is an article describing how the wife of … Continue reading

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People are the organization – Organizations are not people

Having worked for some of the largest corporations in the world, e.g. General Motors when it was the largest company in the world, grown up in and traveled through most of the Western hemisphere and observed its governments and institutions … Continue reading

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If we bailed out the banks, why not the states?

Note Rescue All States at top of pie chart * Assumes funding state budget shortfalls 2012/21013 – see graph below Since the recovery from the 2007 recession officially began in June 2009, private-sector jobs are up by 2.8 million, but … Continue reading

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Role of Government – National, State, Local

Follow blog postings on this subject by subscribing. Without a general agreement on what roles we want our governments to serve, dissatisfaction and frustration is inevitable. There has been a lot of rhetoric but very little discussion of what we … Continue reading

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