David Goldman aka Spengler has not been on the inflation/hyperinflation bandwagon. When it comes to politics, Goldman's predictions frequently miss. However, he does seem to have a reasonably good map of the higher elevations in finance, and for that reason, I offer his view of the coming "chill wind of deflation". There's a link to his 11/15/2010 post in the linked article.
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