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.
On Jan. 16, 1991, “Operation Desert Storm” began in the Persian Gulf. Americans watched on live television as U.S.-led coalition forces hit targets with missiles guided down a chimney or through a building’s window. Talk about pinpoint accuracy!
*They actually read the Constitution. Well, here’s an encouraging sign. When the members of the new Congress took their seats for the first time last week, the very first thing they did was to read the U.S. Constitution. Out loud. On the floor of Congress. It’s the first time in history this has been done. […]
As I write this, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is in critical condition in a hospital in Arizona after being shot in the head by a deranged psychopath at a political gathering in Tucson. Six people were killed in the assault last Saturday, including a Federal judge and a 9-year-old girl. Read this article to get Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood’s take on the Jan. 8 shooting…
Here’s a bit of forgotten history. On Jan. 12, 1848 a freshman congressman from Illinois delivered his first major address to the House of Representatives. A clean-shaven Abraham Lincoln declared: “Any people, anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, to shake off the existing government, and form a new […]
*They only need a million more. There was a story in the papers just before Christmas about Dennis Ferguson, a recent retiree who sent the State of California a check for $10,000. The gift was his way of saying “thanks” for unemployment benefits he received back in 1964. Gee, if they could only get a few more folks to be so appreciative. It would only take … let’s see now … oh, about a million more such gifts to pay off the state’s deficit.
“Don’t talk to me about slowing down government growth,” he said emphatically. “We don’t want the government to grow slower, we want to cut it back dramatically.” Those are the words of best-selling author and Personal Liberty Digest contributor Robert Ringer from an interview by Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood. Read on for more of Ringer’s comments…
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.