The Hidden Tax

December 1st, 2009

By Brianna Aubin Imagine that there are 100 people in the economy, and each person is in possession of $10.  That would create an economy with a total M0 money supply of $1000 (M0 is the amount of hard currency and bank notes in circulation in an economy).  Now imagine that a money fairy swept […]


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End the Fed

November 14th, 2009

By Brianna Aubin If you asked most people to name one of the most powerful, elusive, independent, and secretive arms of the federal government, they would probably reply with one of the nation’s law-enforcement or intelligence-gathering outfits, such as the FBI, CIA, NSA, or NRO.  Very few people would suggest that the real answer might be the U.S. […]


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More on Money

November 3rd, 2009

By Brian Bagent Love him or hate him, this latest by Glenn Beck must be watched.  He gives an excellent synopsis of the financial mess we now find ourselves in.  In addition, he gives some historical perspective both of the Jimmy Carter/Paul Volcker years of inflation and high interest as well as of how the […]


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It Doesn’t Take a Prophet

March 27th, 2009

About a month ago, I wrote an article on inflation.  Well, the specter of it is rearing its ugly head with this Reuters Story. China, the largest holder of US debt in the world, doesn’t plan on dumping the dollar, but they have indicated that they will probably not be making as many Treasury purchases.  […]


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