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Overview Hi, I am Joe Hawranek.  I use a Raven as my logo because that is how the name “Hawranek” translates from Austrian / Czech into English – “hawran” is raven and “ek” is small.  My father emigrated here from Vienna, Austria where his family had lived for generations.  However, someone ...

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Ecomomics Basics

It is important for all entrepreneurs have some understanding of basic economics.Why? You will need it to make your business profitable. My intention is to create an eBook by using a power point presentation with voice overlay as a methodology.As I get more adept, I will try to include meaningful ...

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The Bible in American History

Joseph P. Hawranek, Ph.D.   “A Bible and a newspaper in every house, a good school in every district – all studied and appreciated as they merit – are the principal support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty.” –  Ben Franklin  “The daily and systematic perusal of the Bible was ...

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HELICOPTER MONEY AND GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL POLICY

THE PROBLEM The US government’s problem is national debt of $19 trillion. It is also the world’s banks problem. The national debt of all nations is soaring. The debt was caused by national legislatures working with banks issuing fiat paper debt globally. The amount of the debt is enormous. Jim ...

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BENJAMIN SASSEE’S MAIDEN SENATE SPEECH

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation. – James Freeman Clarke What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions. – Aristotle The true statesman ...

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China’s South China Sea Dispute

There have been many articles reporting, in most cases, misinformation concerning China’s South Sea dispute, with the Philippines and the United States, by the Western media. It is very apparent that both governments and the media have not read or understood the UN’s Law of the Sea. Most of the ...

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TRUMP’S HEALTHCARE REFORM PROPOSAL

TRUMP’S HEALTHCARE REFORM PROPOSAL

Joseph P. Hawranek, Ph.D. Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. –  Otto von Bismarck We live in a stage of politics, where legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as much more important than the results of their enforcement. – William Howard ...

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The World’s Greatest Ponzi Scheme: That is destroying all Governments

“Infinite growth of material consumption in a finite world is an impossibility”. (E. F. Schumacher) “One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute.” (William Feather) “Financial literacy is an issue that should command our ...

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WASHINGTON ATTACKS THE BRICS

Joseph P. Hawranek, Ph.D. A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain. – Robert Frost The worst thing you can do is try to manipulate or control perceptions. It’s impossible, and when you are ...

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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences. Vince Cable It is not ...

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