The Ethics of Receiving Government Benefits

James Kwak:

Many liberals like to point out the apparent hypocrisy of the people featured in the article, who rail against big government, demand lower spending, and simultaneously rake in benefits from the federal government that they hate. The central figure in the article, Ki Gulbranson, works hard yet has barely enough money to . . . → Read More: The Ethics of Receiving Government Benefits

Gold's Wild Ride Leaves Explorers Ready to Grow: Tom MacNeill

Lesser resource companies have been slowly starving to death since the capital faucet was turned off in 2008. What’s left? Some exciting, early-stage companies with management teams industrious enough to make it through with promising projects on the horizon. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Tom MacNeill, CEO of 49 North . . . → Read More: Gold’s Wild Ride Leaves Explorers Ready to Grow: Tom MacNeill

Government Debt = Terrorism?

The US government’s post-9/11 “war on terror” breathed new life into its long, failed “war on drugs.”  An American public showing signs of increasing disenchantment with the latter was told that drug money fueled and financed terrorism, and that the “war on drugs” was part and parcel of the war on al Qaeda.

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Catch Up

Been stockpiling the following for comment:

Silver shortage vs coin shortage

I’ve been on this issue for a long time, now I have backup from David Morgan: In 2008 there was no shortage of all silver per se, but there was a shortage of coins, bars and other retail “investment” items. The evidence: Much . . . → Read More: Catch Up