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Category: Economics

Essays and commentary to better understand the financial world we live in as well as the consequences of the actions and policies pursued by governments, central banks and the average Joe.


Debt is Servitude – Today’s Quote

I place [the] economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers to be feared…we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our choice between economy and liberty…or profusion and servitude. Revolutionary & President Thomas...

Paying The Cost Of Our Own Slavery – Today’s Quote

But if you wish to remain slaves of bankers and pay the cost of your own slavery, let them create money. Baron Josiah Stamp; Director, Bank of England, 1928

Gold Is Money – Today’s Quote

Gold Is Money, and Nothing Else. Banker and Financier, J.P. Morgan, testifying under oath to Congress before the Pujo Commission in 1913

Gold Backed Yuan – Today’s Quote

I note that China is doing two things: it is building up its gold reserves, and it is building up its military.  Furthermore, I believe China is getting ready to make its currency, the yuan, convertible…  China is preparing to make the yuan the world’s next reserve currency.  And I’ll ask...

Top 10 Symptoms of Poor Man’s Disease

I’ve been unemployed, I’ve lived check-to-check and I once lived in such a bad neighborhood that I made a game of seeing how many prostitutes I could count on my way home from work (high score was 12) but I’ve never been poor.  I’ve been researching and reading a lot about World War...

Gold Market Manipulation

For the past year or two I’ve had an ongoing conversation with my friend P.I.G. (the Prepper Investment Guru) on the mechanisms of market manipulation.  You may recognize P.I.G. as he’s a frequent contributor of ideas and quotes to Prepography.  Unfortunatly, P.I.G. can’t write directly...

Economy Would Collapse Right Now – Today’s Quote

The world economy would collapse right now if markets were truly free [of manipulation]…and gold and silver would [shoot the ] moon… P.I.G., The Prepper Investment Guru

Fair Wage – A Newspeak Definition

Without the freedom to think, all other freedoms disappear.  This was the premise behind ‘Newspeak‘ in George Orwell’s classic book 1984.  Newspeak was a modification to the language so that ‘Big Brother’ could exert greater control over what and how people think.  By modifying the language, Big Brother...

Until The Implosion – Today’s Quote

Funding the welfare state by vast borrowing and regulatory taxation hides the costs from the public.  Hence its political potency.  Until the implosion. Dr. George Will, Author &...

My Journalism Teacher Said There’d Be No Math – Today’s Quote

Thanks to a recovering economy [just saying it doesn't make it so], spending restraint [by which we mean we didn't increase spending by nearly as much as some inside the beltway wished to] and higher tax receipts [my tax bills went up, how about yours?], the Congressional Budget Office now projects the...

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