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The New American Nightmare

How sociopaths overran the “Land of the Free” and what they’ve got planned for it next.

Runaway Slaves

How governments presume ownership over the fruits of your labor, and the lengths they’ll go to to ensure you don’t escape their cornfield.

Quantitative Brainwashing

How Big Banks and Bigger Government collude to skew the news and skewer the taxpayer.

Lee Harvey Oswald’s Lesson

It’s disturbing to suddenly find that one has something in common with the likes of Lee Harvey Oswald.

“The Federals Are Coming!”

Had Paul Revere been around in 1913, he might well have wished to get on his horse to warn the people that the Federals were coming. Only this time, it wasn’t the Federal troops, it was the Federal Reserve.

Planned Demolition

The hand is on the detonator and it’s time to exit the system.

The American Dream

Liberal Americans are beside themselves with despair and are responding with vehement collectivist rhetoric.

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.

First, Secure the Borders

With an impending 7000 person migrant caravan heading toward the US southern border, you may think you know what Jeff’s article is about. But think again.

Doug Casey on The Coming Culture Clash

The whole question of migration would be academic if only two simple principles were observed.

The Devil You Don’t Know

The average bum on the street is more worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize than all the presidents put together.

How Berlin Forgot the Crimes of the Soviets

Communism was a colossal failure… morally and economically. Too bad people forget so quickly.

The Great Depression II

Leading up to the first Great Depression, those in the financial sector had become unusually creative. Sound familiar?

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.

Europe’s Last Dictator

Media hyperbole aside, here’s what a real dictator looks like.

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.

What if Venezuelan Hyperinflation Came to the US?

Mike Maloney thinks that hyperinflation is a distinct possibility in the US. So when I read about the runaway inflation rates in Venezuela, I wondered how that would play out in the US if he’s right.

Choosing Your Immigrants

There are always some people who understand work ethic and responsibility. They are the producers. There are also always some who have no desire to work or otherwise take responsibility for themselves. They are the parasites.

The War on Some Drugs

Drugs are a charged subject everywhere. They’re a “hot button” topic. Everyone has a strong opinion, often irrational, that seems to come from deep in the most reactive recesses of their collective minds.

MAGA: Mission Accomplished?

Maybe Mr. Trump is smarter, more dynamic, or just luckier… Possibly. But the gods lay traps for those who think they are… and laugh at them later.

The Final Blowout Sale

Increasingly, both Europeans and North Americans whom I meet are expressing their concern that the social structure of their countries appears to be breaking down.

The Right to Bear Arms

In recent decades, the US government has been doing its best to find a way to limit the ability of its people to bear arms. And, in turn, the people respond vehemently that their Constitution guarantees them the right to bear arms. Regardless of which side of the argument any particular American is on, I’ve […]

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 […]

Profit from the Threat of Accidental War: Why you should own Defense Stocks

7/17/2018 Are we about to repeat the battle of Jumonville Glen? In 1754, a British militia company under the command of a lieutenant colonel arrived at Jumonville Glen, about 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. There the British force of 47 men encountered a French force estimated at 35. The lieutenant colonel was inexperienced. Finding himself […]

The Value in Being of Little Consequence

In recent times, we’ve witnessed great turmoil in the Middle East. Countries such as Iran, Iraq, Libya, etc. would seem, on the surface, to be relatively valueless deserts yet, for a hundred years, other countries have squabbled over them. And, of course, we know that the reason is oil – a highly profitable commodity that’s […]

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 […]

When a Train Wreck Is No Accident

It’s still possible to back out of the system, but it’s getting more difficult every day.

A Brief History of Currency Wars

Currency wars are one of the most important dynamics in the global financial system today.

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