How the Fed Feeds War

This talk was delivered April 10, 2015 at the Mises Institute’s “Sound Money: A Seminar for College and High School Students.” Also available in video on YouTube and audio on Soundcloud. You’ve been hearing a lot about sound money. Now I’m going to talk about unsound money: especially how it promotes war, and how governments love unsound … Continue reading “How the Fed Feeds War”

When the Bubble Bursts

As the trial of Bradley Manning begins, the focus is on the boring and utterly irrelevant detail of his sexual “orientation”: the defense is, understandably, trying to get the charges dismissed by playing up this aspect of the case. His lawyers are making the argument that his disorientation as a gay (or transgender) man in … Continue reading “When the Bubble Bursts”

The Fed Undermines Foreign Policy

Listen to Rep. Ron Paul deliver this address here. Last week I was both surprised and pleased when the Supreme Court upheld lower court decisions requiring the Federal Reserve Bank to comply with requests for information made by Bloomberg under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Bloomberg simply wanted to know who received loans from … Continue reading “The Fed Undermines Foreign Policy”