Tag: United States Economy
Universal Basic Income: Liberals Versus Conservatives
Should everyone receive an unconditional cash payment? The debate is fierce. Here’s why this issue is about both economics and ethics.
Are You an Irrational Investor? Fix Your Strategy Right Now
Back in 1997, the dot-com bubble was gaining speed. But Warren Buffett was cautious about overpriced internet stocks. Here’s why.
Why the Silent Majority Can’t Afford for Trump to Lose
It’s time to put aside political partisanship. Here’s what a Trump defeat could mean for the global economy and your retirement wallet.
Blame the Rich for America’s Problems
The social contract — the principles that bind us together — is giving way. Those in the bottom rungs of society are blaming the rich…
Filling the Gaps in America’s Economy
This year, America will collect only about $3.5 trillion in taxes. But it will spend $12 trillion. What is the gap filled with?
Is This Peak Gold?
Gold just hit new a new all-time high. But some forecasters reckon it’s the end of the road for this precious metal. Could this actually be true?
Cattle Transport in an Argentine Snowstorm
Bill’s former ranch foreman, Jorge, tells a story. His grandfather, who was a cowboy, took cattle through the mountains in a snowstorm…
The Real Cost of America’s Wars
An honest money system forces you to make choices. To weigh costs against benefits. Today, we have public policies and wars without a price tag…
The Legal Kind of Counterfeit Money
The Federal Reserve’s money-printing is resulting in the only legal kind of fake money. It’s souring American policy, the economy, and society…
Americans Are Losing Faith in the System
The feds are printing up trillions of worthless dollars. People are losing faith in the system. Its rules, institutions, and principles are breaking down.
Even Donald Trump Is Right Sometimes
The mainstream makes Trump look like a moron. His loyal followers think he’s the best president that ever served. Somewhere in the middle is the truth…
The American Empire Continues its Decline
Out-of-control deficits and a lack of real analysis have put America’s empire between a rock and a hard place. How did it come to this?
America Is On a Downward Spiral
Once the historical monuments start coming down, there’s no turning back. Here’s the true cause of America’s downward trajectory…
American Progress Has Stunted Economic Growth, Opportunity
Today’s college graduates are saddled with debt, dwindling job prospects and phony progress. Here’s how America came to be this way…
Fiscal Madness Becomes Reality
Who thought we would be facing this level of fiscal madness? But it’s now an iron law. When the money goes, everything goes…