Chip Wood Archive
Chip Wood is the geopolitical editor of PersonalLiberty.com. He is the founder of Soundview Publications, in Atlanta, where he was also the host of an award-winning radio talk show for many years. He was the publisher of several bestselling books, including Crisis Investing by Doug Casey, None Dare Call It Conspiracy by Gary Allen and Larry Abraham and The War on Gold by Anthony Sutton. Chip is well known on the investment conference circuit where he has served as Master of Ceremonies for FreedomFest, The New Orleans Investment Conference, Sovereign Society, and The Atlanta Investment Conference. Email this author.
Happy birthday, Elvis! America’s greatest rock and roll star, Elvis Presley, was born on Jan. 8, 1935. On his 19th birthday he paid Sun Records $4 to record two songs for his mother.
*How to keep your new year’s resolution. Forget willpower, the experts say. It doesn’t work. (How many of us have learned that lesson how many times?) Instead, try punishments and rewards. Give yourself an extra treat when you achieve a goal for a certain length of time. And a punishment, such as missing a favorite TV show, when you have one of those inevitable lapses. Plan all of this in advance. And most important of all, keep trying until you make that new behavior a habit.
Here we are on the final day of 2010. It’s a time of reflection, as we look back on the past 12 months and look ahead to the next 12. Read on for more about the important events of 2010 and what’s in store for 2011…
One of the unluckiest entrepreneurs in United States history was born on this day in 1800. His name was Charles Goodyear and he is most noted for inventing vulcanized rubber.
Every year around this time, our home becomes a veritable museum of Christmas art and artifacts — and I love it! But one Christmas decoration we always exhibit is special above all others. Read this article to learn about a special decoration that reminds Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood of Christmases long ago…
I have heard this powerful piece of poetry many times over the years — from a simple, solemn reading in a country church to the majestic pronouncement at the conclusion of the Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas show — and I have never failed to be deeply moved by it.
It was 37 years ago today that the Federal government mandated one of the most ignored regulations in U.S. history — the 55 mile-per-hour speed limit.
Have you read a really bad book lately? I’m talking here about some really dreadful books. The ones that helped produce the world’s most ruthless dictators… slaughtered millions of innocent civilians… and created the most misery. Read on for a list of the 10 most harmful books of the 19th and 20th centuries…
*They said WHAT about their leader? Seems a whole bunch of Democrats in Congress are upset with President Barack Obama about his compromise with Republicans over extending the Bush tax cuts. Heck, even Obama seems upset with Obama! But not to the extent of some Dems in the House, who chanted “Just Say No!” when […]
On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright took a short flight for a man, but a giant leap for mankind — as his strange-looking flying machine took off at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. As brother Wilbur watched, Orville stayed aloft for 12 seconds, traveling a little over 120 feet.