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Colonial Finance Redux In The California Republic

John Ford Way to go California! The eighth largest economy in the world has done it again for the second time. With no way out of the 2009 budget crisis and a plummeting bond rating, Governor Schwarzenegger went begging hat … Continue reading

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Tally Sticks And Usury Free Zones

John Ford The economic rights that were secured through these two charters were not only dependent upon access rights to grazing, pannage and woods, but also dependent on a stable system of exchange and coinage. Transactions were carried out in … Continue reading

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