April 2024

Falling From Grace

Years ago, Doug Casey mentioned in a correspondence to me, “Empires fall from grace with alarming speed.” Every now and then, you receive a comment that, although it may have been stated casually, has a lasting effect, as it offers uncommon insight. For me, this was one of those and it’s one that I’ve kept

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TikTok Hypocrisy

President Biden’s campaign will continue using the popular social media site TikTok even though the president supported a provision in the military aid bill he recently signed forcing TikTok’s parent company ByteDance to sell TikTok within 270 days. If ByteDance does not sell TikTok within the required time, TikTok will be banned in the USA.

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The Rising Tide Which Lifted All the Yachts

This is an excerpt from David Stockmans book: Trump’s War on Capitalism. As we have  seen,  The  Donald’s economic policy  actions and nostrums were  thoroughly wrong-headed and  counterpro- ductive. But   the  opposite  assumption—that market capitalism was  working according to the  texts   penned by  Adam  Smith— was also  dead wrong and  had  been  for decades. Today’s bailout-

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Students Go After the Hypocrites

New York – I was kicked out of New York’s prestigious Collegiate private school many moons ago for ‘revolutionary and disruptive activities.’ Thank goodness my wise parents sent me to the International School of Geneva, Switzerland where I thrived. The underground French fascist group, ‘la Main Rouge’ repeatedly threatened to kill me for organizing student demonstrations against

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