Ron Paul: Republican Healthcare Plan Fails The "Jimmy Kimmel Test"

Unfortunately, a Congress that so quickly abandons its promise to repeal and replace Obamacare will not restore free-market healthcare - or otherwise reduce the welfare-warfare state - unless forced to do so by an economic crisis or demands from a critical mass of pro-liberty Americans.

A Simple Method Of Risk Management

In hindsight, it is easy to see that investors should have been out of the market in 2001 and 2008. However, remember just prior to those two major market peaks the Wall Street mantra was the same then, as it is today: “This time is different.”

The Super Bubble Is In Trouble

Once the Super-Bubble pops, we will see for sure what people demand as the ultimate means of payment: gold or cyber units, or both.

Are Illinois & Puerto Rico Our Future?

The days of interstate highway systems and moon shots seem to be behind us. Are Puerto Rico and Illinois the harbingers of what is to come?

WTI/RBOB Tumble After Unexpected Inventory Builds

"There is still hope that inventories will draw and crude runs will remain high," noted one research director ahead of the API data as WTI rose for a 4th day (back above $44), the longest rally in over a month. With tropical storm Cindy likely impacting the data, API showed a surprise crude build (exp -2.25mm) and notable gasoline build which sent WTI/RBOB prices reeling.

Why The Fed Will Fail Once Again

"The Fed’s bungling should come as no surprise... The Federal Reserve has done almost nothing right for at least the past twenty years, if not longer."

If We Don't Change The Way Money Is Created, Social Disorder Is Inevitable

The status quo "solution" is Universal Basic Income (UBI), a form of subsistence designed to quell the righteous urge to throw off the monetary yoke of the privileged financial Elites. If scraping by as a debt-serf on UBI is the New American Dream, we need a new economic/social system.