Category Archives: Economic Decline

Your money is not safe in US banks!

If this comes as a surprise to you, then you have not been paying attention. But cheer up! You are in “good” company. Most of the American People are happily oblivious to the danger. The banking system is in worse … Continue reading

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REVIEW: When Nations Die, by Jim Nelson Black

I must express a certain disappointment with this book. I thought it was going to be a comparative historical analysis of why nations and civilizations end with a focus on what is happening in the USA. I thought this would … Continue reading

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10 Charts Which Show We Are Much Worse Off Than Just Before The Last Economic Crisis

“Even though all of the numbers are screaming otherwise, there are millions upon millions of people out there that truly believe that everything is going to be okay somehow.  We never seem to learn from the past, and when this … Continue reading

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Innovation, degradation, and delusion

“People who create things nowadays can expect to be prosecuted by highly moralistic people who are incapable of creating anything. There is no way to measure the chilling effect on innovation that results from the threats of taxation, regulation and … Continue reading

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Good Morning America! Welcome to the Third World

I awoke this morning to a power outage, and the beeping of my backup power supply for my computer. Turned off the computer, and went out to walk the dog. Discovered the power outage was for the entire segment of … Continue reading

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FATCA Coming to Deprive Americans of Yet More Liberties

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) has gone into effect, and now we are seeing the results. In theory the intention of the law was to deny US citizens and permanent residents financial safe havens abroad where they could illegally … Continue reading

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Is a US Currency Crisis in the Future?

The Fed and other government entities have been discussing and proposing the imposition of “capital controls” in the USA. Capital controls are when the government limits what people can do with their money with the goal of reducing outflow of … Continue reading

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The Welfare Winners and Losers

Maybe I have it all wrong. Why go searching the world for freedom and opportunity when I could just go to Hawaii, work on my tan, and mooch off the masses? If the suckers are willing to pay, why should … Continue reading

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REVIEW: There’s No Place Like Utopia

“There’s No Place Like Utopia” is a new movie by Joel Gilbert, the same director who made “Dreams from My Real Father: A Story of Reds and Deception”. In his new movie Gilbert uses the themes of Oz and Utopia … Continue reading

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U.S. Hikes Fee To Renounce Citizenship By 422%

Not really an issue for any but the uber-rich, and for them the fee increase will probably not be noticed, but it is a rather pathetic sign of the dismal state of the USA today. Rather than try to solve … Continue reading

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