#26 Intrinsic Value Doesn’t Exist

Did you get a chance to watch the new Hard Money Documentary? Whenever you hear someone start talking about the “intrinsic value of money”, several things should become immediately obvious. Firstly, they have never read…

#25 Sons of Liberty

Today is a day that lives in history, in America anyway. The pronouncement of the American Declaration of Independence, something every child learns about in school and certainly a feat to be remembered. Never before…

#24 Independence of Mind

“Independence of mind or strength of character is rarely found among those who cannot be confident that they will make their way by their own effort.” -F A Hayek And that my friends is exactly…

#23 The Pessimism of the Luddite

Many are under the mistaken impression that technology is taking away all of our jobs. What they might be surprised to learn is that this is not a new position. The term Luddite actually draws…

#22 Passive Income is a Lie

Recently Voima Gold reached out to us for an interview to better understand some of our motivations and thoughts behind the website. You can find the article Voima published covering our interview here, or if…

#21 Fake Money, Fake Food

Yesterday, in Issue #20, we discussed government intervention in agriculture. Which in the US, had its birthing under the New Deal in the 1930s. The government is still to this day, heavily involved in nonsensical…

#20 Agricultural Adjustment (New Deal)

Today we will be continuing our look at another of the abhorrent FDR economic policies of the New Deal. In order to understand how we arrived at absurdly silly modern day government economic interventionism, we…

#19 Fiat is Unconstitutional Part 2

As we discussed yesterday in Issue #18 Bills of credit issued by the people can only hope to circulate as a monetary medium based on the markets faith in their value. This is quite different…

#18 Fiat is Unconstitutional

United States Constitution, Article I section 8 & 10: “Congress shall have the power to borrow money, to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and…

#17 Productive Use of Capital

As we discussed in Issue #16, hoarding (saving) is a productive use of capital. Today we will cover how the Keynesians conflate saving with that of “unproductive capital”. Let’s start off with an illustration. You…