Tag Archives: fiat money

“Biden bucks” and liberty’s loss

Our beloved leader-in-chief, dear, dear Uncle Joe, has decided and announced he is forgiving $10,000 or $20,000 (I admit to being confused which) of student loan debt for each individual borrower. I guess it depends on the particular type of … Continue reading

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Our fragile communications and economy

Over at Agora Financial, a libertarian investment and publishing firm based in Baltimore, their editors and writers have been sounding alarms about the signs of the FedGov (and the EU and others) pushing a “cashless society.” One in which plastic … Continue reading

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End of the petrodollar? Return of the gold standard?

Many lovers of liberty – anarchists and even minarchists, have long called for a return to a gold standard. Completely gone since Tricky Dick killed it in 1973 on an American and worldwide basis, most people have assumed it would … Continue reading

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The blame game – Inflation edition

There is no doubt that inflation has gotten much worse here in the States in the last year and a half. And despite the impression of many people, we’ve been suffering inflation for several years – and I mean severe … Continue reading

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Bitcoin vs. History

By L. Reichard White With Bitcoin having broken $19,000 per coin – and fluctuating like the Prez in a negotiation – it and the many other cryptocurrencies built on block-chain technology are a real phenom. Will they last in any … Continue reading

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Bitcoin – tool for liberty or just another tool for tyranny?

By Nathan Barton MIT just published a story about Communist China’s central bank testing a digital currency to use instead of (in competition with) Bitcoin and all the rest. “Speeches and research papers from officials at the People’s Bank of … Continue reading

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Theatre of the Absurd?

Libertarian Commentary #16-17E, by Nathan Barton Government SHOULD be a weekly comedy show on some cable channel, sorta like the old “There Oughta Be A Law” comic strip.  It’s just that what is so funny (to some) often is sheer … Continue reading

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Crash of 2009 and government damage to the economy still with us (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-22E)

By Nathan Barton According to the FedGov and its sycophants and supporters and hangers-on, the “last recession” ended sometime in 2009 and we have been “enjoying” a “modest recovery” for the last five years.  Now, there is worry that (blame … Continue reading

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