ECB to the Rescue?

Germany buys itself first-class ticket on Titanic

MF Global, Fascism, and the Culture of Corruption

UK banks brace for euro-zone break up

Who will bail out the Fed & how high for gold?

OUTRAGEOUS: Bernanke Briefing Elitists in Advance of Fed Moves

Sarkozy to Merkel: It's Time to Print

Making money disappear

Terrifying Economic Conditions in the US and Europe

Economic Bad Times Just Beginning

Money is different from all other commodities: other things being equal, more shoes, or more discoveries of oil or copper benefit society, since they help alleviate natural scarcity. But once a commodity is established as a money on the market, no more money at all is needed. Since the only use of money is for exchange and reckoning, more dollars or pounds or marks in circulation cannot confer a social benefit: they will simply dilute the exchange value of every existing dollar or pound or mark. So it is a great boon that gold or silver are scarce and are costly to increase in supply. But if government manages to establish paper tickets or bank credit as money, as equivalent to gold grams or ounces, then the government, as dominant money-supplier, becomes free to create money costlessly and at will. As a result, this 'inflation' of the money supply destroys the value of the dollar or pound, drives up prices, cripples economic calculation, and hobbles and seriously damages the workings of the market economy. -- Murray Rothbard

What Have the Politicians in Washington Given Us?

The Roots of Surveillance America

Heroic School 'Resource Officer' Takes Down Five-Year-Old Boy

What if the Constitution didn't apply?

Technocrats Now, Strong Man Next?

The Unseen War to Shut Down American Family Farms

Jack Abramoff on Lobbying and Gov Corruption

Senators Demand the Military Lock Up American Citizens in a "Battlefield" They Define as Being Right Outside Your Window

What is a war without limbless children anyway?

It's all fun and games ...

The characteristic mark of this age of dictators, wars and revolutions is its anti-capitalistic bias. Most governments and political parties are eager to restrict the sphere of private initiative and free enterprise. It is an almost unchallenged dogma that capitalism is done for and that the coming of all-round regimentation of economic activities is both inescapable and highly desirable. -- Ludwig von Mises

Ode to Welfare State

Obama Regime: Hey, you can save money on energy while we make it more expensive


Should we be trading our principles for electability?

The Principles of Ron Paul

Support the Party, or Split the Vote?

Letter from Ron Paul

Friday Fricassee, or pass the pepper spray and shop 'til you drop the competition

What, pray tell, would government have fed off if people were not hard at work well before the advent of the bureaucracy?

In Praise of Social Security and Welfare

The monopolization of money and banking is the ultimate pillar on which the modern state rests. In fact, it is probably become the most cherished instrument for increasing state income. For nowhere else can the state make the connection between redistribution-expenditure and exploitation-return more directly, quickly, and securely than by monopolizing money and banking. And nowhere else are the state's schemes less clearly understood than here. -- Hans-Hermann Hoppe

In Praise of Social Security and Welfare

"Catholic Social Teaching: Insights, Developments, Boundaries"

Is (Iowa Conservative) Bob Vander Plaats for World Government?

Santa Claus is not a Religious Figure

Doom. And Gloom.

Ron Paul: "It Is Estimated That US Banks Have Over A Trillion Dollars Tied Up At-Risk With German And French Banks"

Survival gardening for depressed economic times

Oxytocin Receptor Variant Boosts Empathy

Machine Dreams

The Triumph of 'Cosmopolitanism' in Iraq

The first need is to free ourselves of that worst form of contemporary obscurantism which tries to persuade us that what we have done in the recent past was all either wise or unavoidable. We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish. -- Friedrich Hayek

  • John Carey

    Thanks for the link CL. Have a great Sunday.

  • LD Jackson

    Thanks for the link, Michael. I appreciate you helping steer me in the right direction with Ron Paul.

  • Single Acts of Tyranny

    The second to last move in the euro debacle was always going to be printing by the ECB. The last move is break-up. I am surprised the otherwise intelligent Germans don't jump straight to the end.