When we hear of sound money, the gold standard, and precious-metals investing, various names come to mind: Murray Rothbard, Ron Paul, Doug Casey, Mark Skousen, and Harry Browne. There is, however, one man who can take almost single-handed credit for the 1974 legalization of gold ownership in the United States: James “Jim” Blanchard of New […]
Jim Blanchard Ended the Federal Ban, Won His American Dream
Mike Beitler Delivers the Deathblow with Academic Precision
Mike Beitler is a soft-spoken gentleman. Yet his book on capitalism skips pleasantries and cuts collectivism to shreds as antithetical to individualism, productivity, freedom, and reason. I first came to know Beitler via his Free Markets radio show and podcast, where I was a guest a few times. When work prospects brought me to North […]
Government Miseducation Leaves Vacuum of Financial Illiteracy
The vast majority of us went through the government-education conveyor belt, and that includes me.* Since we learn little about anything there, and zero about personal finance in those dozen or so years, we rely heavily on our parents and the adult role models in our lives. A shortfall there will tend to leave us […]
Frank Worley: Los problemas comienzan y terminan en la isla.
Frank Worley es fundador del Movimiento Independentista Republicano y cofundador del and cofounder of the Partido Libertario de Puerto Rico. Read in English ¿Cuáles son los desafíos inmediatos de Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico enfrenta una gran variedad de problemas y es complicado resumirlos en una sola respuesta. La deuda es el problema más visible, pero es síntoma de […]
Frank Worley: Time to Accept Responsibility, Tighten the Belt, Attract Business
The two major parties lived in a dream world, where money grew on trees and every problem could be passed down the road to the next administration.