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The emergence of Local Economy Centers

I didn’t have an opportunity to meet her at the recent BALLE conference in Grand Rapids, but, as luck would have it, I was able to dial in to a conference call during my lunch hour a couple of days ago, and ask a few questions of Kelley Rajala, the woman who runs the Sonoma […]

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America is Doomed… and not for the reason these people think

I had occasion to watch television for extended periods of time this weekend, and it certainly didn’t do much to dissuade me from my belief that ours is a paranoid and fearful culture in decline. Here are two examples. The first is a promo for a show called Doomsday Preppers on the National Geographic Channel. […]

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