It’s Time to be Concerned About What’s Going On

Ancient Greek mythology tells the tale of Odysseus, the heroic king of Ithaca whose 10 year journey home after the Trojan War became one of the world’s most famous epics. At one point in the journey, his ship was heading straight for two deadly hazards– on one side was Scylla, a six-headed monster disguised as […]

Faded Glory

Faded Glory

The pattern of government war mongering, currency debasement, purposeful inflation, and excessive spending and growth of government is a pattern that has repeated throughout history. The pattern is nearly always the same: A sovereign government starts out with good money – money that is backed by something of tangible value, such as gold and silver. […]

Rome Is Burning

By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens. By this method they not only confiscate, but they confiscate arbitrarily; and, while the process impoverishes many, it actually enriches some…..Those to whom the system brings windfalls….become profiteers. -John Maynard Keynes People think currency, […]

It’s Greek To Me

“The farther backward you look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston  Churchill People think currency, such as the U.S. Dollar, is money. It is not. Historically money has an intrinsic value within itself. Think of gold and silver and other precious metals – they are money. Our paper and coins are […]