The Dollar Vigilante Archive
The Dollar Vigilante (TDV) is a joint-venture publication founded by two respected free-market speakers and analysts in the financial sector, Jeff Berwick and Ed Bugos. Both Jeff and Ed consider themselves financial freedom fighters and have written extensively in the past about the ongoing and impending collapse of the US dollar based financial system. They joined forces to publish TDV, a publication and community for dollar crash survivors. Email this author.
Regulation of gun ownership is confiscation by another name. It victimizes people who do not even own guns because what is being confiscated is their right to do so. There nothing benign, nothing protective about taking away an individual’s right to self-defense.
Those who believe in a need for government for certain roles in society almost always bring up the roads. Here is an example of happy taxslaves who believe that without government and taxation there would be no roads.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has been postponed from July 1 until Jan. 1, 2016. This is good news in many ways for both those with assets they wish to internationalize as well as for the dollar and the U.S. banking system itself, but in many ways the damage has already been done.
The leaders of the “free world” are on the run. In many cases, they can’t go out and travel due to the risk of being arrested, protested or even having a shoe thrown at them.
The U.S. government is attempting every possible angle to ensure Americans don’t have access to guns. The latest is a new twist on capital controls being instituted by the Department of Justice. The DOJ is why financial institutions are refusing services to companies as diverse as gun shops, bitcoin businesses, marijuana dispensaries and even the […]
Screams and sirens pierce the air as rocks, firecrackers and sharp glass go flying in every direction. Police try to beat back the hordes of protesters by smashing indiscriminately into the crowd with their billy clubs. This was the scene recently in Madrid, Spain.
As I watched a recent documentary on Mao Zedong’s Communist China revolution and “The Great Leap Forward,” it struck me how eerily similar the early years of Mao, leading to millions of deaths, were to today’s United States and President Barack Obama.
The year 2014 will be a wild mixture of both the best and the worst of times. The ratio of good to bad that impacts people’s lives depends largely on whether they are ready to embrace the best and marginalize the worst. Happiness and liberty are similar to luck; they tend to favor the prepared.
Has the National Security Administration (NSA) been changing the amounts held in the financial accounts of people it targets? The question would seem absurd if it were not for a 308-page report on the NSA that was released on Dec. 12 by an official White House panel.
Mark Twain said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” With all due respect to Twain, he did not extend the thought far enough; government statistics trump all lies. But then again, the government’s role as both pre-eminent statistics gatherer and manipulator is a phenomenon more applicable to our time.