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  • This one goes out to all the Peter Schiff fans in the house (CT Debate & Video)

    03/03/2010 5:32:54 AM PST · by Brugmansian · 18 replies · 519+ views
    Hartford Courant ^ | March 2 2010 | Daniela Altimari
    On bringing down health care costs: "The free market is the best mechanism that we know to bring costs down. We've all experienced that in our daily lives, we see it in cellular telephones, flat screen TVs, laptop computers, every year they get more complicated, more intricate and every year the price comes down. Why isn't that working with healthcare? The reason is government . . ." On defense, part 1: "I understand national defense is the most important issue for the federal's the main reason the founding fathers gave congress the ability to tax us in the first...
  • Dr. Doom unmasks Hope and Change (Peter Schiff dismantles the Obama SOTU) [Video]

    01/31/2010 5:59:01 AM PST · by whatisthetruth · 26 replies · 1,211+ views ***Too bad this 15 minutes of Schiff couldn't have been the official GOP Rebuttal.***
  • The Precarious State of Our Union (Schiff on Obama Speech)

    01/29/2010 6:24:38 PM PST · by sickoflibs · 11 replies · 670+ views
    Safe haven /Europacific Capital ^ | January 29, 2010 | Peter Schiff
    In this week's much anticipated State of the Union address, President Obama again demonstrated his poor understanding of the fundamental problems that confront our nation. By following the advice of the same people who helped guide our economy to the precipice of total collapse, Obama now threatens to push it over the edge. Notwithstanding his well crafted lip service regarding future spending restraint, the essence of his current program is for more government spending and larger deficits. For all his talk about job creation, his policies will further burden those who might otherwise create those jobs with higher taxes and...
  • Vote For CT Senate Now * Poll in New Haven Register

    01/26/2010 6:14:19 AM PST · by PALIN SMITH · 9 replies · 698+ views
    New Haven Register ^ | January 26, 2010 | Palin Smith
    Who would you support to replace Sen. Chris Dodd if the election were today?
  • Poland's Economy Is No Joke (Peter Schiff)

    01/15/2010 5:02:46 PM PST · by sickoflibs · 18 replies · 1,223+ views
    Safe haven /Europacific Capital ^ | January 15, 2010 | Peter Schiff
    Watching the world's leaders stumble their way through the economic crisis, it often feels as if political success and economic understanding are mutually exclusive. Even the Chinese, who over the past generation have engineered a dramatic turnaround from their Maoist economic nightmare, show a remarkable willingness to pursue a monetary policy (a currency peg to the U.S. dollar) that yields no benefit to their citizens. Amid this morass of economic quackery, it is refreshing to see a clear ray of sanity emanating from one country: Poland. Last summer, I was invited to speak at the Economic Forum in Krynica, a...
  • Jobs-Jobs-Jobs

    01/08/2010 7:37:19 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 4 replies · 524+ views
    Peter Schiff attacks Obama's stimulus package. If you don't know who Peter Schiff is, he is a Republican (and a genius) who is running for Senate in Connecticut. He believes that America is going to enter a very severe double dip recession within the next two years (between 2010-2012), because of Obama's socialist economic policies. He believes that there will be a currency crisis due to the Fed's mismanagement of the dollar. While Ben Bernanke failed to see the housing bubble of 2007, and the ensuing recession that we are currently in, Peter Schiff predicted it with perfect clarity in...
  • Currency crisis imminent - Peter Schiff

    01/07/2010 9:23:27 AM PST · by Lorianne · 9 replies · 1,646+ views
    You Tube / CNBC ^ | January 07, 2010 | Peter Schiff interviewed by Larry Kudlow
    video 3:59
  • Chris Dodd to step aside

    01/05/2010 9:10:39 PM PST · by bd476 · 79 replies · 2,784+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Posted at 11:41 PM ET, 01/ 5/2010 | Chris Cilliza
    Embattled Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd (D) has scheduled a press conference at his home in Connecticut Wednesday at which he is expected to announce he will not seek re-election, according to sources familiar with his plans. Dodd's retirement comes after months of speculation about his political future, and amid faltering polling numbers and a growing sense among the Democratic establishment that he could not win a sixth term. It also comes less than 24 hours after Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) announced he would not seek re-election. State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is widely expected to step into the void...
  • Obama's stimulus gets destroyed by Peter Schiff

    01/05/2010 2:20:35 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 4 replies · 674+ views
    Peter Schiff predicts a recession worse than the one we just came out of, due to Obama's stimulus. Furthermore, he points out that Ben Bernanke didn't see the housing buble, and that the Fed caused the recession that we are still in/just coming out of.
  • A Hell of a Decade (Peter Schiff)

    12/31/2009 6:02:29 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 1,362+ views
    Campaign for Liberty ^ | 2009-12-31 | Peter Schiff
    In its recent look back on the first ten years of the century, Time Magazine proclaimed the period to be "the decade from hell." The editors made their case based on what they saw as the signature events of the last ten years, notably the ravages of terrorism, failed wars, and a global financial crisis. Taken together, these factors produced an era that Time is convinced will be remembered as one of the low points in our history. As the media hates to dwell on the negative, the commentary was rife with notes of optimism about pending recovery. It could...
  • Next decade will be the decade from hell! Peter Schiff

    12/25/2009 8:56:40 AM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 18 replies · 1,467+ views
    Peter Schiff is predicting that the next decade 2010-2020 will REALLY be the decade from hell. Liberal Time Magazine has labeled THIS decade "the decade from hell," (2000-2010), but Republican gnius, Peter Schiff says they're wrong. Watch the YouTube link. Seriously, don't skip this stuff.
  • Wrestling Executive Seeks Senate Seat–What Could Go Wrong?

    12/19/2009 1:54:49 PM PST · by DecoyJames · 9 replies · 507+ views
    Peter Schiff vs Linda McMahon. Who do you support? "Judging by the barrage of direct mail and TV commercials at least, political newcomer Linda McMahon is waging a serious and deep-pockets campaign for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate, where should would ultimately face the increasingly unpopular and ethically challenged Sen. Chris Dodd. "
  • Obama gets dstryoed again by Peter Schiff

    12/11/2009 5:44:57 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 7 replies · 749+ views
    Peter Schiff destroys the Democrats and Obama yet with his economic policies. Republican Peter Schiff is running for Senate in Connecticut.
  • **PETER SCHIFF Something Different** Nov. 19, 2009 (than other Republicans)

    11/24/2009 7:51:26 PM PST · by sickoflibs · 39 replies · 1,582+ views
    youtube/Peter Schiff ^ | November 22, 2009 | sickoflibs/peter Schiff
    There is very little difference between democrats and republicans and the people get frustrated with that. On the surface they pretend they are different and quibble about things; but at the end of the day they both want the same stuff, bigger government. They might argue on how we grow it but they all want it to be bigger and the argument is :should the taxes be 38% or 32%?’ No one is talking about having them zero or ten percent. They argue about the trivial stuff, there is no substantial difference. The Republicans are making a big deal about...
  • Obama destroyed yet AGAIN by Peter Schiff

    11/24/2009 8:05:48 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 2 replies · 658+ views
    YouTube.,com ^ | 11/24/2009
    Republican candidate for Senate in Connecticut Peter Schiff destroys Obama's ideas for "bailing out" the American economy.
  • Schiff: Roubini Doesn't Get Why Gold Is Soaring

    11/21/2009 9:41:14 AM PST · by FromLori · 43 replies · 1,079+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 11/21/09 | Joe Weisenthal
    Video at site In a new video, one noted doomsayer, Peter Schiff, takes on another one, Nouriel Roubini, on the subject of gold. Nouriel Roubini believes every asset, including gold, is over-inflated due to the dollar carry trade. Schiff disagrees, and says Roubini doesn't understand the fundamentals behind gold -- that it's going to keep heading higher as a result of government action.
  • Obama gets destroyed AGAIN by Republican genius Peter Schiff

    11/21/2009 7:38:24 AM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 23 replies · 1,404+ views
    YouTube ^ | 11/21/2009 | ReaganCaesar
    Republican genius, Peter Schiff talks about the Dumbocrats' stupid ideas for the economy. America is simply printing more money hoping that that will make people richer. He is running for Senate in Connecticut, vote him IN, people. On healthcare:
  • Obama gets destroyed by Peter Schiff

    11/19/2009 7:47:38 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 28 replies · 1,327+ views ^ | 11/17/2009 | ReaganCaesar
    Peter Schiff is a Republican genius when it comes to the economy. He singlehandedly destroys Obama'a plan to save the economy.
  • CT-Sen. 2010: Peter Schiff's website hit by cyber attacks

    11/09/2009 12:07:41 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 12 replies · 1,448+ views
    The Hartford Courant ^ | 2009-11-05 | Daniela Altimari
    Peter Schiff's campaign website has been repeatedly targeted by cyber attackers, his brother and spokesman said this afternoon. The campaign has notified the FBI. Schiff, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, had planned a "moneybomb'' -- a one-day online fundraising blitz -- for today, but just minutes before midnight, when the moneybomb was set to start, the website went down, his brother, Andrew Schiff, said. "These are coordinated attacks,'' Andrew Schiff said in a brief phone interview. It wasn't the first time the website has been hit, Andrew Schiff said. The campaign had been targeted several times in the past...
  • I'm looking for a NY Times article...(Vanity)

    11/01/2009 5:47:47 AM PST · by STONEWALLS · 33 replies · 1,205+ views
    Me | 11-1-09 | Stonewalls
    ...there was a New York Times article that predicted the housing/financial meltdown....the article was written about 5 years ago and re-posted on FR within the last couple of outlined in detail how the Dems pressured lenders to make mortgages to low income/high risk borrowers....I can't find it....did anybody bother to save it?....I'd sure like to read it again...many, many thanks....and this time I'll save it like I should have done last time.
  • Hair of the Dog( 3.5% growth at the cost of trillions in debt)

    10/30/2009 7:09:32 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 10 replies · 741+ views
    Safe haven /Europacific Capital ^ | October 30, 2009 | Peter Schiff
    The GDP numbers out yesterday, which showed economic growth at 3.5% in the third quarter, brought a deafening chorus from public and private economists who all agreed that the recession is officially over. With such a strong report, they are happy to tell us that not only has the Fat Lady finished her aria, but she has left the building and is sipping champagne in the bath. As usual, it falls on me to rain on the parade. Even the giddiest commentators admit that the upside GDP surprise resulted almost entirely from government interventions. But, by pushing up public and...
  • A Post-American Economy (Peter Schiff Interview)

    10/28/2009 6:17:08 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 10 replies · 684+ views
    Encyclopedia Britannica Blog ^ | June 4, 2009 | Peter Schiff, Patrick Tucker
    THE FUTURIST: In your television interviews and your books, you talk a lot about the wealth transfer to Asia. According to your Web site, it’s one of the key components of your investment strategy at EuroPacific Capital. To what extent do you agree or disagree with some of the scenarios in the Global Trends 2025 report? Peter Schiff: Rising influence in Asia? I definitely agree with that, China more so than Russia. But there are other countries in the equation, like India. Japan will also have more clout in 2025. It won’t only be China and Russia that will see...

    10/20/2009 11:10:17 PM PDT · by WayneLusvardi · 2 replies · 381+ views
    Pasadena Sub Rosa ^ | Wayne Lusvardi
    SICK POLL QUESTION: "SHOULD CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF BEAT HIS WIFE PUBLICLY?" I got an email from Congressman Adam Schiff (Democrat-Pasadena, California) today with one of his hoaked up opinion poll questions: "Should the health care reform bill include the public option?" (the buzz words "public option" means an option for a government run insurance policy as well as private insurance policies). This type of question already is conclusionary that a health care reform bill will be passed by Congress. In other words, the results are already loaded in favor of health care reform. The question is dishonest. It doesn't ask...
  • Latest Poll: Simmons leading Dodd 45 - 39 percent.

    10/06/2009 10:44:45 PM PDT · by no dems · 26 replies · 1,481+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 6, 2009
    The latest Quinnipiac Poll is out and it’s more bad news for Sen. Chris Dodd. Despite a public relations blitz that had him returning to Connecticut for what seems like the first time in years, and a statewide email and choreographed “shout out” from President Obama in the Rose Garden, (Rob Simmons) is still leading Dodd 45%-39%.
  • Hard-Core Free-Marketeer - A Conversation With Peter Schiff

    10/05/2009 4:46:07 PM PDT · by Palin Republic · 24 replies · 1,809+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 4, 2009 | Frank Arens
    Peter Schiff's day job is running Euro Pacific Capital, a Connecticut-based investment fund. But he's better known as the guy who called the housing collapse and recession back in 2006. Schiff, a hard-core free-marketeer and an adviser to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) during his 2008 presidential run, now moonlights as a cable news analyst and has become a YouTube fixture, thanks to the "Peter Schiff Was Right" mashups of his predictions. His latest job: seeking the Republican nomination to run against Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), chairman of the banking committee. Washington Post business reporter Frank Ahrens spoke with Schiff about...
  • Peter Schiff: Gold Going To $5,000

    10/03/2009 8:09:21 AM PDT · by kellynla · 37 replies · 1,975+ views ^ | October 2, 2009 | Julie Crawshaw
    Euro Pacific Capital head Peter Schiff predicts the Dow will fall another 90 percent from current levels when measured against gold, which he says will hit $5,000 an ounce. Schiff credits poor policy decisions over the past nine years for setting the U.S. dollar up to take a major fall against commodities and other currencies when China and Japan finally stop buying our debt. "Ben Bernanke is keeping his record of perfection intact of never getting anything right,” Schiff told Yahoo! Tech Ticker. “Once again he's gotten it wrong." "If the Fed really thought the economy was sound, why does...
  • Schiff: Dollar is the New Peso

    09/29/2009 10:05:17 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies · 858+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 2009-09-28 | Forrest Jones
    The U.S. dollar will continue weakening, and investors may borrow it to invest in higher-yielding assets, says Peter Schiff, president of Euro Pacific Capital. “I don’t know when (the dollar) is going to strengthen,” Schiff told CNBC. “The dollar isn’t the new yen, it’s unfortunately the new peso.” A weak dollar and low U.S. interest rates push the greenback toward becoming a carry trade currency, which, like the yen for many years, attracts investors to borrow it cheaply to invest elsewhere. However, Schiff says, the dollar will weaken even further as the yen becomes a stronger currency, which makes the...
  • Ron Paul-inspired candidates make impact

    09/23/2009 4:34:11 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 16 replies · 606+ views
    Politico ^ | 09/23/2009 | Josh Kraushaar
    It’s been over a year since Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) energized libertarians with his presidential candidacy, but the movement he inspired continues to ripple across the landscape. In at least a handful of House, Senate and gubernatorial contests across the country, former Paul supporters have emerged as credible contenders — or possible spoilers — ensuring that his message, once relegated to the fringes of Republican politics, continues to be heard. Paul began the 2008 presidential campaign as an afterthought but quickly won the attention of a previously dismissive GOP establishment and news media by generating intense grass-roots and online...
  • (RINO) GOP foes for Dodd, Frank

    09/18/2009 7:40:28 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies · 1,740+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 9/18/2009 | Foon Rhee
    Two high-profile entrenched New England Democrats -- Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut and Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts -- have new challengers. Republican Peter Schiff, a broker, financial pundit, and supporter for Ron Paul, is in an increasingly crowded Republican primary for Dodd's seat. "He inherited the seat," Schiff said of Dodd today on Fox Business Network. It's like he's living in the House of Lords." (snip) Meanwhile, Republican Keith Messina, a mechanical engineer, announced today he's running against Frank in the Fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts. In a statement, Messina promised a "fresh perspective," pledged to focus on jobs,...
  • Schiff Enters Ring to Challenge McMahon for Dodd's Seat

    09/17/2009 8:06:21 AM PDT · by Rodebrecht · 21 replies · 1,410+ views
    NBC Connecticut ^ | 9/17/09 | Scott Ross
    Peter Schiff, a Waterbury money manager, author and financial pundit, today used "Morning Joe" as the platform from which to launch his much-anticipated bid to challenge Sen. Christopher Dodd. The announcement came as no great surprise. There have been multiple reports, it was teased on a twitter feed and a grassroots group of California liberatarians have been pushing for Schiff to run for months. "Smashed your TV? Fix it and tune into Morning Joe at 8:15 tomorrow morning!," Schiff tweeted yesterday afternoon. A Web site for Schiff's campaign is already up and running.
  • Ron Paul's Money Machine Churns for Others

    09/14/2009 9:02:56 AM PDT · by GoldStandard · 3 replies · 488+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | September 14, 2009 | Chris Cillizza
    The 2008 presidential campaign may be over, but the "revolution" spawned by Rep. Ron Paul's candidacy continues to echo through the political world. Paul (R-Tex.), capitalizing on a healthy distrust of government and his strident opposition to the war in Iraq, became an Internet phenomenon -- using the Web to raise an astounding $35 million for his long-shot candidacy. The financial network Paul built during his campaign has, amazingly, continued to reap dividends for two men seeking to be the congressman's political heirs in the 2010 elections. Rand Paul, who is running for the Senate in Kentucky and is the...
  • Canary in the Coal Mine (when Gold tells you the future)

    09/11/2009 4:53:49 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 38 replies · 2,694+ views
    Safe haven /Europacific Capital ^ | September 11, 2009 | Peter Schiff
    Like a battering ram in a medieval siege, gold keeps hammering away at the gate. For the third time in less than twelve months, the yellow metal is once again crashing into the $1,000 per ounce level. As of press time, it looks like gold will close above that level today and will set a new record in the process. Even if the breach is fleeting, who can doubt that it will mount another assault soon? In the meantime, there is no shortage of market analysts who are not buying gold while questioning the motives of those who are. Although...
  • Peter Schiff and Mark Levin Predictions in May 2007

    09/03/2009 8:20:31 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 27 replies · 1,735+ views
    One warns us of the phony debt economy and the coming crash. The other tells us we will be sorry because we didn't appreciate the ‘great’ Bush economy and minority homeownership that Bush accomplished. Notice in this fictional letter Levin reads, Bush is not warning us about Barney Frank or Clinton or CRA (all of which were partially responsible, but only partially, negated politically by Republican political bragging.) But both Levin and Hannity explained to us how these three were ruining the Bush economy, AFTER the crash Oct 2008! What is incredible is these outlooks were both made at the...
  • CT/KY 2010: Ron Paul campaign lives on in Senate races [as CT RINOs call Schiff, libertarians crazy]

    09/01/2009 7:22:18 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 17 replies · 1,077+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-09-01 | Aaron Blake
    Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-Texas) presidential campaign will live on in 2010 in the form of two of his closest devotees running in key Senate races. And they are starting to have a real impact. Paul’s libertarian-leaning presidential bid, while notable for its novelty and the amount of money he raised, was never given a chance. By contrast, his son Rand Paul and adviser Peter Schiff are starting to be seen and felt in two of the biggest Senate races in the country.
  • Dough for Dumps? (apply 'cash for clunkers' success to housing slump)

    08/21/2009 7:47:07 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 34 replies · 1,367+ views
    Safe haven /Europacific Capital ^ | August 21, 2009 | Peter Schiff
    After having given away billions faster than even the optimists had anticipated, it was announced today that the federal government's "Cash for Clunkers" program is coming to an early end. But, based on the standards of economic analysis which prevail in Washington, Wall Street and academia, the program must be considered a master stroke of public policy. These experts will tell you that by mandating that citizens destroy older (but still working) vehicles to receive $4,500 toward the purchase of a new car, the program not only revved up the economy by encouraging Americans to borrow more, but it may...
  • Peter Schiff: Get Rid of the Politicians [says U.S. needs to purge career politicians]

    08/20/2009 8:27:28 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 51 replies · 1,745+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 2009-08-20 | Julie Crawshaw
    Potential U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff has a very simple plan for Washington D.C. Get rid of the politicians. “We need citizens, people who are in the private sector, to come to Washington, to really get a job done, and then to leave,” Schiff told Newsmax TV’s Dan Mangru. Individuals who become career politicians, such as his potential opponent Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn), are what’s wrong with Congress in Schiff’s opinion because eventually they get assimilated into Washington D.C. culture. Schiff points out that Dodd has never actually worked in the private sector, never ran a business, and has never...
  • Video: Peter Schiff Applies Cash for Clunkers Logic to Other Areas of Economy, Seinfeld Episode

    08/16/2009 6:29:41 PM PDT · by wrrock · 3 replies · 566+ views
    Why not have the government subsidize the destruction of all sorts of things, then have consumers go into debt to buy new versions of them? Just to temporarily goose demand. Watch Full Video:
  • Linda McMahon To Run For Senate?

    08/16/2009 1:49:02 PM PDT · by Rodebrecht · 49 replies · 5,986+ views
    Wrestling Inc. ^ | 8/14/09 | Ryan Clark
    Several outlets including NBC are reporting that WWE CEO Linda McMahon is considering running for a Senate seat. If she goes through with it, she'd run as a Republican against Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd in 2010. McMahon has already had some political success this year as she was successfully appointed to the Connecticut State Board Of Education.
  • Peter Schiff Raises $800k for Potential Senate Primary

    08/10/2009 4:48:22 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 5 replies · 590+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | August 10, 2009 | Gerard Adams
    The Peter Schiff Exploratory Committee for the U.S. Senate Republican primary in the State of Connecticut has successfully raised over $800,000 in just one month since it began soliciting donations. Over $300,000 of these donations were made since Friday after some of Peter's supporters organized a 'moneybomb.' This compares to the $753,000 raised by the Republican frontrunner Rob Simmons from April through June. It is our belief that Rob Simmons would've voted with Chris Dodd in favor of the government's stimulus plans and bailouts, which have gotten our country trillions of dollars deeper into debt. It seems as though the...
  • Schiff: Rising Stocks Not A Sign of Recovery

    08/10/2009 8:25:56 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 1,075+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 2009-08-10 | Julie Crawshaw
    Rising U.S. stock prices — particularly following a 50 percent decline — say nothing about the health of the U.S. economy or the prospects for a recovery, says Euro Pacific CEO Peter Schiff. "In fact, relative to the meteoric rise of foreign stock markets over the past six months, U.S. stocks are standing still." "If anything, it is the strength in overseas markets that is dragging U.S. stocks along for the ride." There is an inexplicable but widely held belief that stock market movements are predictive of economic conditions, Schiff writes at
  • 'Experts' never learn

    08/10/2009 8:18:11 AM PDT · by Rodebrecht · 5 replies · 721+ views
    Resource Investor ^ | 8/9/09 | Peter Schiff
    There is an inexplicable, but somehow widely held, belief that stock market movements are predictive of economic conditions. As such, the current rally in U.S. stock prices has caused many people to conclude that the recession is nearing an end. The widespread optimism is not confined to Wall Street, as even Barack Obama has pointed to the bubbly markets to vindicate his economic policies. However, reality is clearly at odds with these optimistic assumptions. In the first place, stock markets have been taken by surprise throughout history. In the current cycle, neither the market nor its cheerleaders saw this recession...
  • Peter Schiff vs. the Fed

    08/09/2009 4:40:32 PM PDT · by Flavius · 3 replies · 581+ views
    seeking alpha msnbc ^ | 8/8/09 | seeking alpha
    Peter Schiff Thursday on MSNBC's Morning Joe. There is a ton of material in here besides the Senate discussion. Schiff articulates clearly that the financial crisis has passed but the economic one is still squarely upon us. His targets are moral hazard, Greenspan, Bernanke and the Fed. Scarborough mentions the SEC decision in 2004 that allowed leverage to balloon for the lucky 5, and also takes a shot at Paulson. Excellent discussion.
  • Of Course We're Not Going To Pay Back The Chinese- Peter Schiff

    08/09/2009 12:26:56 PM PDT · by shortstop · 17 replies · 1,101+ views
    The Daily Bail ^ | 08/09/09 | Peter Schiff
  • "Of Ccourse We're Not Going To Pay Back The Chinese"

    08/09/2009 10:44:02 AM PDT · by beejaa · 21 replies · 1,490+ views
    The Daily Bail ^ | 8/9/09 | Peter Schiff
    Go to the video link at
  • Libertarian GOP Candidate Raises More Than $500,000 With Ron Paul-Endorsed ‘Moneybomb’ (Schiff)

    08/07/2009 4:40:56 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 53 replies · 1,670+ views
    The Washington Independent ^ | August 7, 2009 | David Weigel
    Peter Schiff, the libertarian economist and investor who’s launched a dark-horse bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), is raking in cash from a Ron Paul-endorsed, 2007-style “moneybomb.” As of 3:30, Schiff supporters had raised more than $100,000 today for the candidate at, giving him more than $550,000 in campaign cash since entering the race in mid-July with the aim of raking in $750,000 by day’s end. By comparison, former Rep. Rob Simmons (R-Conn.), the front-runner for the GOP nomination, raised $753,000 from April through June.
  • Freedom Watch 26 w/ Ron Paul, Rand Paul, Daniel Hannan, Peter Schiff, more

    08/06/2009 10:27:17 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 3 replies · 439+ views
    You Tube ^ | 05 August 2005
    Most interesting on this series is Daniel Hanan on the UK's Nastional Health Service. Part 2: Part 3:
  • Amazing O'Donnell Interview of Peter Schiff

    08/07/2009 6:44:52 AM PDT · by Swing_Thought · 18 replies · 1,303+ views
    In an eight minute "interview", O'Donnell doesn't allow Schiff to complete a single sentence. Amazingly, Schiff keeps his cool.
  • Schiff up with Senate site, raises $465k

    08/06/2009 9:07:38 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 6 replies · 509+ views
    The Hill ^ | August 6, 2009 | Aaron Blake
    Connecticut investment advisor Peter Schiff (R) is up with a new website for his exploratory Senate campaign (, and the site reports he has already raised $465,000 online for his bid. Schiff is one of four Republicans running for the right to face Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) next year, and he looks to be successfully tapping many of the libertarian-leaning donors who helped long shot presidential candidate Ron Paul raise big money for his campaign. Schiff served as an adviser to Paul's campaign. Like Paul, Schiff has been the beneficiary of a series of one-day fundraising moneybombs, in which donors...
  • Peter Schiff on The Ed Show (Lawrence O'Donnel can't contain himself)

    08/06/2009 8:02:26 PM PDT · by Globalist Goon · 16 replies · 1,396+ views
    Schiff on The Ed Show
  • Schiff supporters to set off another moneybomb

    08/06/2009 4:40:00 PM PDT · by GoldStandard · 16 replies · 1,029+ views
    The Hartford Courant ^ | August 6, 2009 | Daniela Altimari
    Supporters of Peter Schiff's nascent bid for U.S. Senate plan to unleash another money bomb, or one-day donation blitz, tomorrow. The goal, according to the money bomb website, is to raise $1 million in a single day. Schiff has formed an exploratory committee as he contemplates a run for the Republican nomination to take on Democratic incumbent Chris Dodd. Known for his outspoken opposition to federal bailouts and stimulus efforts, Schiff has made frequent appearances on CNBC and other networks and is credited with having foreseen the current financial crisis. He served as economic adviser to Ron Paul, who sought...