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  • NEIMAN-MARCUS COOKIES
    Submitted by Big John
    Feb. 5, 2005

  • TAX PAYERS FREE TO IGNORE AN IRS SUMMONS
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Feb. 5, 2005

  • THE CURRENCY QUESTION:
    THE GOLD STANDARD, BIMETALLISM, OR 'FREE SILVER'?
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Feb. 3, 2005

  • STAY INFORMED - "STOP THE FTAA" NEWSLETTER
    STOPtheFTAA.org
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Feb. 2, 2005

  • MORE USES FOR WD-40
    Submitted by Multiple Sources
    Feb. 1, 2005

  • WANT TO REDUCE THE CHANCE THAT YOUR CHILD WILL BECOME INVOLVED IN CRIME? BUY YOUR CHILD A GUN
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Feb. 1, 2005

    • Children who get guns from their parents don't commit gun crimes (0%), while children who get illegal guns are very likely to do so (21%)
    • Children who get guns from parents are less likely to commit any kind of street crime(14%) than children who have no gun in the house (24%)- and are dramatically less likely to do so than children who acquire an illegal gun (74%)
    • Children who get guns from parents are less likely to use drugs (13%) than children who get illegal guns (41%)
    • Boys who own legal firearms have much lower rates of delinquency and drug use (than boys who own illegal guns) and are even slightly less delinquent than non-owners of guns

    Source:
    U.S. Department of Justice,
    National Institute of Justice,
    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention,
    NCJ-143454,
    Urban Delinquency and Substance Abuse, August 1995.


  • BUYING THE BUSINESS MONEY IN POLITICS
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 31, 2005

    Hensel Phelps Construction Co (US101)

    Hensel Phelps Construction Co recently won a $40 million contract to build the hangar facility at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station to be used by the Lockheed Martin built Marine Corps helicopters. The US101 helicopter will be used for presidential transportation.

    Employees of Hensel Phelps, based in Colorado, have contributed $100,000 to federal candidates, PACs, and parties during the 2003-2004 cycle. Almost all the contributions went to Republicans, except those from one lone couple who gave to Democrats. The Bush-Cheney 04 primary committee received $29,025, of which $19,500 was donated on 7/30. Use PoliticalMoneyLine’s Employer/Occupation Search for “Hensel Phelps” and double check for additional names in Donor Name Search.

    http://www.tray.com/cgi-win/indexhtml.exe?MBF=EMP

    http://www.tray.com/cgi-win/indexhtml.exe?MBF=NAME


  • CHART: STOCK MARKET VS. COMMODITY PRICES 1871-2004
    From Financialsense.com
    Jan. 30, 2005

  • BILL GATES GIVES $8.8 MILLION TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD
    CNN
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Jan. 29, 2005

  • NEARLY 85% OF BLACKS ON FOOD STAMPS
    Frederick Meekins
    Jan. 29, 2005

  • IMPORTANT: COURT DECISION LIMITS IRS!
    From GiveMeLiberty.org
    Jan. 29, 2005

    Schultz Decision frees Americans from some of the abuses of the IRS.


  • TRADE DEFICIT STILL GOING WRONG WAY - EVEN FASTER
    From SPOFGA.ORG
    Jan. 28, 2005

  • JEB, MARVIN & NEIL - 3 PROFITEERING BUSH BROTHERS
    Evelyn Pringle
    Independent Media TV
    Jan. 28, 2005

  • THE MASK IS SLIPPING & THE NIGHTMARE GROWS
    Jim Kirwan
    Jan. 28, 2005

  • CONGRESS PROPOSES TAX ON ALL NET, DATA CONNECTIONS

    Declan McCullagh
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Jan. 28, 2005

  • OH YES, IT CAN HAPPEN HERE
    Robert Kuttner
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 27, 2005

  • MOVE TO EURO HITS US FINANCES
    Mark Tran
    Guardian Unlimited
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 26, 2005

  • LEAVING A LEGACY GOOD NEWS FOR ESTATE PLANNING!
    By MILLARD JOHNSON
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Jan. 24, 2005

    Upcoming state tax changes are giving people more freedom and options to bequeath wealth in ways that will do the most good.


  • EDUCATION: CONSERVATIVES PUSH FOR POLITICAL BALANCE ON CAMPUS
    From Stateline.org Weekly News Digest
    Jan. 21-27

    Conservative lawmakers and activists are seeking to whip up interest in at least nine states in countering what they say is an overwhelming liberal bias at the nation's colleges and universities.


  • DRAINING AMERICA INTO POVERTY
    Frosty Wooldridge
    NewsWithViews.com
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Jan.20, 2005

  • HURTUBISE SAYS INVENTION SEES THROUGH WALLS
    Phil Novak
    BayToday.ca
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 19, 2005

  • TELEPHONE SCAM
    From Multiple Sources
    Jan. 18, 2005

    Recently, a scheme has surfaced with a new approach to long distance and overseas calls which can be billed to your home phone number. This scam originated with prison inmates and has now spread to the general population. Basically, the scam works this way:

    You will receive a call from an individual identifying him/herself as an AT&T (or other service provider) Service Technician; The approach will be that a line test is being conducted and that, to complete the test, you are required to activate your keypad by touching nine (9), zero (0), the pound sign (#) then hang up; By complying with the caller's request you have just given full access to your telephone lines.

    This scam has been verified with MCI, Bell Atlantic, Verizon and other service providers.

    DO NOT PRESS NINE·ZERO·POUND FOR ANYONE.

    Corporate Security


  • BE HONEST ABOUT ABUSIVE FORMER EMPLOYER
    BY MARVIN WALBERG
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Jan. 18, 2005

    The situation was so bad that he quit without notice. But now how does he explain his actions?


  • THINK ABOUT IT !
    Richard Russell
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 17, 2005

  • THE TAX-REFORM RACKET
    Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Jan. 17, 2005

  • BAD TIMES AHEAD:
    "Real" world news
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 15, 2004

  • GLOBAL: GAME OVER?
    Stephen Roach
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 14, 2005

  • AARP: HELP WITH YOUR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE CONCERNS FROM
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Jan. 14, 2005

    Long-term care versus Medigap insurance: Which to choose? Are you covered for your post-retirement health insurance? Find your concerns listed in a Q-&-A session with ThirdAge expert Mary Beth Franklin.


  • PAUL VAN EEDEN DEFINES "GOLD BUG"
    From Kitco.com
    Jan. 11, 2005

    Complete HarpWeek Explanation:
    Free-silver advocates contended that the gold standard aided the wealthy few while injuring average Americans economically through deflation, which keep crop prices low and made it more difficult to repay debts. This postdated cover cartoon, published on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, takes a contrary position. Artist W. A. Rogers argues that the gold standard benefits common Americans, particularly those most in need of financial assistance. It does so by supposedly stabilizing the value of money, providing a firm foundation for economic growth and prosperity, and, therefore, upholding (left-right) the financial security of the Union veteran’s military pension, the widow’s life insurance policy, and the savings accounts of the orphan and laboring man.


  • HUMOUR
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Jan. 11, 2005

    Before the inauguration, George W. was invited to a 'get acquainted' tour of the White House.

    After drinking several glasses of iced tea, he asked President Clinton if he could use his personal bathroom. He was astonished to see that the President had a solid gold urinal!

    That afternoon, George W. told his wife, Laura, about the urinal. "Just think," he said, "when I am President, I'll have my own personal gold urinal!"

    Later, when Laura had lunch with Hillary at her tour of the White House, she told Hillary how impressed George had been with his discovery of the fact that, in the President's private bathroom, the President had a gold urinal.

    That evening, Bill and Hillary were getting ready for bed. Hillary turned to Bill and said, "Well, I found out who peed in your saxophone."


  • CAN RED WINE PROTECT MEN FROM PROSTATE CANCER?
    By Judy Foreman
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Jan. 7, 2005

    Discover what the latest research reveals about alcohol and men's health.


  • THE PAPER STANDARD
    James Grant
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Dec. 29, 2004

  • ORAL REHYDRATION FLUID FORMULA
    Albert Burns
    Dec. 29, 2004

  • GOLD & INTEREST RATES
    Charleston Voice
    Dec. 23, 2004

  • FREE WALNUTS RECIPE BROCHURE
    From ArcaMax
    Dec. 23, 2004

    In this illustrated brochure, renowned cookbook author Marion Cunningham shares a collection of treasured walnut recipes including Raised Walnut Waffles, Chicken Curry Walnut Fruit Salad and Garlic Crumb Walnut Stuffed Artichokes.


  • FREE PRINCESS AND THE PEA DVD
    From ArcaMax
    Dec. 23, 2004

    The "You are a Critic" program is designed to give you a voice in the kind of movies produced for your family. As producers of values-driven family entertainment we will analyze and consider your input.


  • RETIREES
    From ArcaMax
    Dec. 23, 2004

    Just click to get this free guide and learn the financial success secrets of retirement - more income, lower taxes, better investment returns, greater benefits for your IRA, less money worries!


  • FREE GOLF PUTTER VIDEO OR CD
    From ArcaMax
    Dec. 22, 2004

    FINALLY!!...A Golf Putter That Answers Most of the Problems Associated with Poor Putting, the Patented T-Roll Golf Putter...Designed for Accuracy.


  • FOUR WAYS TO PUT THE GOLD IN YOUR GOLDEN YEARS
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 21, 2004

    Here are the most common savings tools that can help you build a nest egg for retirement


  • INSPIRATION AND WISDOM FOR THE NEW YEAR!
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 21, 2004

    BELIEFNET NEWSLETTERS:

    Now you can receive -- FREE for the asking -- your choice of inspirational and spiritual newsletters. Whether its inspirational quotes, scriptures or horoscopes, our newsletters and special offers are just what you need. From Beliefnet, the world's spirituality publisher.


  • FREE SAMPLES FROM KHEPRA SKIN CARE
    From ArcaMax
    Dec. 20, 2004

    Khepra Skin Care has been producing the highest quality skin care and massage products for over fifteen years. We focus on using only high quality ingredients that create the proper skin texture for application, and that provide the best softening and nurturing formulation for the skin and body.


  • JOB HUNTERS: TOUGH INTERVIEW QUESTIONS AND MORE
    By Carol Kleiman,
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 20, 2004

    Breaking out of the box. Thank-you notes. Job applications. Get answers.


  • FREE CLASSES: STRESS LESS IN SIX STEPS
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 20, 2004

    Manage that stress monster with a fresh attitude and strategic lifestyle changes


  • SCHOOL TEACHER ARRESTED
    Submitted by Sir David-Andrew
    Dec. 17, 2004

  • GOOD FOOT HEALTH TO BOOT
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 17, 2004

    Choosing winter boots with traction as well as fashion in mind is just one fitting suggestion for the new season.


  • COMPANIES CONTINUE TO CUT HEALTH BENEFITS
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 16, 2004

    The health care climate continues to change as big companies revise policies and Medicare prepares for a sweeping new drug insurance program in 2006.


  • HOW TO SELL YOUR EXPERIENCE TO LAND THAT JOB!
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 16, 2004

    There's plenty of room for ThirdAgers in today's job market if you know what to do


  • HOW TO SPOT A FAKE INSURANCE SALE
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 15, 2004

    Don't fall for a scam. Know when the deal looks just too good to be true


  • YOUR FAMILY'S VITAL HEALTH INFORMATION IS JUST A CLICK AWAY!
    From ThirdAge.Com
    Dec. 14, 2004

    With ThirdAge CareKeeper, you can organize and track personal information about your loved ones. Keep all records confidential, current and safe. You'll also learn how to become a better caregiver, save money and make more time for yourself!


  • DR. RON PAUL GOLD EXPOSES THE DOLLAR
    Dr. Ron Paul
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Dec. 7, 2004

  • HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Dec. 5, 2004

  • RESPONSE TO: NO CHILD LEFT UNDRUGGED
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Dec. 2, 2004

  • THE PLUMMETING DOLLAR:
    What does it mean to you and me?
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Nov. 30, 2004

  • MESSIAH RIDING ASTRIDE A WHITE HORSE
    Charleston Voice
    Nov. 29, 2004

  • U.S. TROOPS IN EUROPE WILL SEE 31% COLA HIKE IN THEIR NEXT PAYCHECK
    Terry Boyd,
    Stars and Stripes Europeanedition,
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Nov. 28, 2004

  • DISCUSSION ON USING LINUX WITH WINDOWS TO ENHANCE YOUR COMPUTER SECURITY
    Don Stacey & CF
    Nov. 28, 2004

  • FIAT MONEY INFLATION IN FRANCE
    From Andrew Dickson White
    Nov. 28, 2004

    I would expect many of you have read this book years ago, but to me it is a primer on what happens to a people when they ignore history. Although written in 1876 by White to convince Congress of the dangers of paper money, White's warnings of France's experiments with fiat money ring true today. This book is widely available throughout the internet book stores for $1.99, and should be part of any sound money person's library.


  • THE GOLD DOLLAR
    E. Mason
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Nov. 27, 2004

  • PUSHING FOR A WORLD CURRENCY
    Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Nov. 27, 2004

  • CHINA'S YU DENIES KNOWLEDGE OF ACTION ON RESERVES
    From Bloomberg
    Nov, 26, 2004

  • CREDIT CARDS:
    Interest rates being raised, penalties increased
    PATRICK McGEEHAN
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Nov. 21, 2004

  • AMUSING OURSELVES TO DEATH
    Steve Moser
    Submitted by Don Stacey
    Nov. 8, 2004

  • HOW MONEY IS CREATED OUT OF THIN AIR
    Submitted by Charleston Voice
    Nov. 7, 2004

  • HOW JP MORGAN "SAVED" THE US GOLD RESERVES
    Charleston Voice
    Nov. 5, 2004

  • 70 WAYS TO TELL YOU'VE BEEN ON LINE TO LONG
    Submitted By Paul Keeps Horse
    Oct. 14, 2004

    Today's Featured Humor : -)

    ....You Have Been On Line TOO Long When....

    • You watch TV with the closed captioning turned on.
    • You no longer type with proper capitalization, punctuation, or complete sentences.
    • You know more about your AOL friends' daily routines than you do your own spouses.
    • Your dog leaves you.
    • You smile sideways... :-)
    • You have to inject no-doze into your butt to keep it awake.
    • You get up at 2am to go to the bathroom but turn on the computer instead.
    • Being called a Newbie is a "MAJOR" insult.
    • You double click your TV remote.
    • You spend at least 30 minutes making sure you say goodbye to everyone in a room.

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