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It’s Not the End of the World

The whole point of shining a light into the gloom is to avoid having it end in doom.

No Consent Given

Libertarianism: The radical notion that other people are not your property.

Prepare for Your Digital Strip Search

When the laws are so numerous, when compliance is so onerous, and when the potential penalty is so injurious, everyone is a criminal.

The Foxes Are in Charge of The Swamp

No situation is so hopeless… so absurd… or so disastrous that the feds can’t make it worse. No policy is too stupid… too counterproductive… or too corrupt that it can’t become the law of the land.

Cyprus, Crisis and Cryptos – Lessons from the Sea of Debt

Bitcoin flourishes in times of dire uncertainty. Indeed, it was forged in the crucible of the 2008 financial crisis.

Is Argentina in America’s Future?

Never before has so much fake money created so much fake prosperity and faked out so many people.

Professional Wrestling and the Media

Conservatives blindly hate liberals; liberals blindly hate conservatives. And, of course, this is the whole point.

Smart Money Divorces Dumb

The U.S. government is the largest player in the financial markets.

A Whimper and a Bang

In a Whimper, prices go down, money disappears, and the economy goes into depression. After that, our guess is that the Whimper will be followed by a Bang.

Thoughts on the Institution of Government

In case you have not guessed, I loathe governments. Since the beginning of history, they have been despicable organizations that attract the worst kinds of people — those who obey orders without regard to ethics.

Doug Casey on Trump

Joel Bowman, writing today from La Condesa, Mexico City… “I’m going to talk about why bitcoin and the crypto revolution is actually going to be very good for gold…” Leave it to Doug Casey to ruffle the feathers of both camps. Recommended LinkAmerica’s Third Power ShiftThe last two power shifts created millions for investors who […]

How Inflation Destroys Civilization

Yesterday I told you about the unstoppable trend towards more socialism in the US. I think inflation is the primary factor driving this trend. Americans feel squeezed because the cost of rent, medical insurance, and tuition, as well as other basic living expenses, is rising much faster than their wages. This creates very real problems […]

The Trouble With a $5 Coke

Fight for $15! This was the rallying cry of what eventually became the largest fast-food strike in US history. It all started in late 2012, when over 100 New York City fast-food workers walked off their jobs, demanding higher wages. Many made minimum wage. They were struggling to make ends meet as rent, utilities, medical […]

The Good Guys Are NOT Coming To Save Us

A lot of Americans know that the US government is out of control. Anyone who has cared enough to study the US Constitution even a little knows this. Still, very few of these people are taking any significant action, and largely because of one error: They are waiting for “the good guys” to show up […]

The Coming of the Roman Tax Collectors

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has been written about many times over the last two millennia, most notably in Edward Gibbon’s six-volume set of books of the same name. However, one significant aspect to the decline began in the fourth century that has received little attention from those who have written on […]

Help… I’m Stuck in a Bureaucracy and Can’t Get Out!

Have you ever stood across the counter from a government bureaucrat and wanted to scream in frustration? Imagine the same scene taking place in a foreign country, with a different culture, where they speak a language you don’t know. What would you do? Not to worry… you are not alone and help is on the way!

Help… I’m Stuck in a Bureaucracy and Can’t Get Out!

Have you ever stood across the counter from a government bureaucrat and wanted to scream in frustration? Imagine the same scene taking place in a foreign country, with a different culture, where they speak a language you don’t know. What would you do? Not to worry… you are not alone and help is on the way!