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.
Why, when public sentiment is shifting in their favor, do Republicans form a circular firing squad and begin taking pot shots at each other? Let’s begin the sad survey with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s needless denunciation of the “dangerous” tilt toward libertarianism represented by Rand Paul, the junior Senator from Kentucky.
You know Hillary and Bill Clinton wish that Anthony Weiner and his wife would just disappear. Vanish into thin air, never to be heard from again. They’ve got to be sick and tired of hearing people say that Weiner’s wife, Huma Abedin, is “just like Hillary.”
Is Edward Snowden a traitorous dog who deserves the harshest penalties the United States can impose on him? Or is he an authentic American hero who sacrificed a comfortable life to bring us the truth about how far our government has gone to snoop on all of us?
You have to wonder: Does the mainstream media really want blacks in this country to riot because a jury of his peers found George Zimmerman “not guilty” of the charges against him? That’s certainly the impression I get from the coverage of the trial and its aftermath.
You’ve got to hand it to Dorothy Dugger. The lady is an absolute genius when it comes to squeezing every possible penny from her former employer, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco, and from the taxpayers who ultimately foot the bill.
Tick, tick, tick. That’s the sound of the clock ticking down to when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the monstrosity known as Obamacare, will go into effect. If you think there are good reasons to detest this legislation now, just wait until you actually have to begin obeying it.
While running for State office in Florida in 2010, Marco Rubio, the son of immigrants from Cuba, said he was unalterably opposed to amnesty for the millions of people who were in this country illegally. Now that he’s a U.S. Senator, it looks like he’s changed his mind.
What a difference a month can make. Last month, a majority of Americans said they liked the job President Barack Obama was doing leading this country. Today that’s no longer true, according to the latest CNN/ORC International poll.
Jay Leno knows what his audience likes to hear. In his opening monologue last week, the “Tonight Show” host had a wonderful suggestion on how we should deal with the Internal Revenue Service: “President Obama says he’s renewing his efforts to close Guantanamo Bay. Guantanamo Bay? How about closing the IRS? Why don’t we do that?”
A majority in the U.S. Senate has told President Barack Obama not to do it. There’s no doubt that an overwhelming majority of Americans would oppose it — if the media ever told them about it. Nonetheless, this past Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that Obama will sign a controversial gun-control treaty promulgated by the United Nations.