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Bimetallism, Gresham's Law, and Coinage

Blog01/07/2022

There was truth in the war-cry of the bimetallists that a "crime against silver" had been committed; but the crime was really the original imposition of bimetallism in lieu of parallel standards. 

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Biden's War against Fossil Fuels Is a War against Ordinary People

Blog12/27/2021

The hardships from high fossil fuel prices that will be suffered by Americans and others around the world will be a humanitarian crisis that could have been avoided.

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Biden Has Embraced Trump's Protectionism

Protectionism and Free Trade

Blog12/07/2021

Tariffs and trade controls are little more than tax increases and a chance to further empower a bloated bureaucracy. Not surprisingly, Biden doesn't appear to be enthusiastic about embracing free trade.

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Bitcoin Isn't Any More Dangerous than the Euro

Money and Banks

Blog12/06/2021

It's a bit rich that European central bankers are decrying the alleged risks and dangers of bitcoin. After all, the euro currency poses many destabilizing dangers and risks of its own for the European economy.

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Biden's Infrastructure Plan Points to Even More Price Inflation

Taxes and Spending

Blog11/13/2021

An additional—and quick—$1 trillion spending boost in energy-intensive and material consuming industries is likely to create new problems in terms of inflation and supply shortages.

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Billionaire Plutocrat Jamie Dimon Wants to Ditch the Debt Ceiling

Money and Banks

Blog10/13/2021

Deficit spending—which begets inflationary monetary policy—has been a boon for the financial sector and its billionaires. Naturally, bank CEOs would love to get rid of the debt ceiling. 

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Biden Bizarrely Claims That Government Spending Is Costless

Blog10/09/2021

Biden's spending plan is presumed to be costless, because it will not increase the national debt and since it will be paid for by imposing $2.1 trillion of higher taxes on those designated as "rich."

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Berliners in 2021 Want to Expropriate Private Housing

Blog10/04/2021

The Berlin “housing crisis” has, of course, many causes. But most, if not all of them, are government made. Unfortunately, however, people blame “capitalists” for their plight.

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