Tag Archives: Money

What’s The Deal With Interest Rates?

From Marketwatch, we read: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Monday said she expects the U.S. economy will continue to improve and expects further gradual increases in interest rates will “probably” be appropriate. “I continue to believe that it will be appropriate to gradually reduce the degree of monetary policy accommodation, provided that labor market […]

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The Most Insane People in American Government…

There is a group of people in mainstream American government who are more insane than any other. These are people who are truly deluded, at best. At worst, they are malevolent power-seekers who understand the truth, but prefer others to believe the lie. The most insane people working in the US Government are Keynesian Economists. […]

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Ron Paul: “Will the Swiss Get Their Gold Back?”

Posted to the Ron Paul Institute, as written by Ron Paul. On November 30th, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatriate Swiss-owned gold to Switzerland, and to mandate […]

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Will the US Dollar Collapse, Be Replaced By Chinese Yuan?

A few days ago, I had a discussion with someone who fervently believes the dollar is going to collapse and become worthless. The main thrust of their argument was that the Chinese Yuan is going to become more valuable, the other countries of the world will abandon the dollar for the Yuan, and the good […]

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Does Paris Hilton Deserve Her Wealth? – A Philosophic Question.

Does Paris Hilton deserve her wealth? Does Justin Bieber deserve his wealth? Do lottery winners deserve their wealth? I recently had an interesting discussion with a person who charged that some extremely wealthy people, such as Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian, do not “deserve” their wealth. This person maintained that benefiting from a major inheritance […]

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Europe, Breaking Keynesian Rules: Deflation But No Recession?

On the Wall Street Journal, we read: The European Central Bank has the option of engaging in large-scale asset purchases, known as quantitative easing, but such a policy is not needed at present after the bank unveiled extraordinary measures to fight too-low inflation last week, a top ECB official said Friday. “It’s in the toolbox. […]

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Inflation Hits: Food Prices Going Up.

I have long warned that the Federal Reserve’s policy of monetary inflation would produce rising prices. Wait no longer. It is happening. Below are the most recent stats on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Tracking the Median CPI is better than the normal CPI. It is less volatile. […]

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The USA – Future Totalitarian Dystopia?

There are a number of serious political and economic questions to be asked about the future of America. In the economic sphere, we are in uncharted territory. The total supply of money in the U.S. has never been as high as it is now. Even 10 years ago, this rate of monetary expansion would’ve been […]

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Bilderberg and Davos: Meeting of Sinister Puppetmasters?

Recently, a group of rich old men congregated at Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. Some people say that the discussions and agreements made at this meeting determine the future of the world. Like Bilderberg, Davos is the subject of suspicion by some; however, unlike Bilderberg, Davos is not closed off or restricted. All […]

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Bitcoin: The Inevitable Future of Money?

I have had a few interesting debates/arguments with other libertarians over the uncertain future of Bitcoin. Mainly, I have argued with libertarians who seem to think that Bitcoin presents some type of short-term threat to the power of the US dollar and the Federal Reserve. These people have claimed that Bitcoin is marching onward and […]

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