I have long warned that a telltale sign that the dollar is about to collapse will be seen in stepped up efforts of exchange controls. Implementing exchange controls or currency controls means closing the borders to money exit.
A number of confirmations have come in from readers that Washington is fueling the violent protests in Ukraine with our taxpayer dollars. Washington has no money for food stamps or to prevent home foreclosures, but it has plenty of money with which to subvert Ukraine.
Not only is Obamacare a deathcare trap that limits medical choices and forces Americans into a system of sickness care rather than healthcare, but Obamacare is a jobs killer.
Five Gestapo wannabes told Congress that Edward Snowden, who is under the protection of the Russian government, must be made to give back the evidence of National Security Agency spying on the entire world.
So President Barack Obama has delayed the implementation of his pride and joy. Why did Dear Leader decide to park another segment of his namesake in the bureaucratic garage? According to the man himself, he did it because he can.
New Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen climbed into her predecessor’s helicopter and announced Tuesday she would continue Ben Bernanke’s money drop.
Peter Pundit, who has appeared on more than 1,000 television news shows, sits in front of a mirror and combs his hair. He applies a bit of powder to his cheeks. His specialty is war. When troops invade and bombs drop, he’s busy making trenchant comments on the news. These days, things are rather quiet.
Cash money now in a “safety” deposit box or anywhere is presumed to be illegal. This is the excuse to seize it, saying it is your burden to prove that you paid taxes on it, that it is not illegal proceeds from drugs or that it is not laundered money.
The bison experience shows us that not only are governments often responsible for putting many species in danger in the first place, but that their efforts at species preservation cannot match the success of private ownership.
Russia is downright Third World when it comes to almost any reasonable standards. Things don’t work right in Russia. Yet the Sochi Games serve as a stern reminder: Russia might be Third World, but we’re definitely third place in the world these days.