Archive for August, 2011

Is Gold Money in the U.S.? What is a Dollar?

Is Gold Money in the U.S.? What is a Dollar?
From the Federal Reserve: “’Is gold money?’ [Texas Congressman Ron Paul] asked.  Clearly bothered, [Federal Reserve Chairman] Bernanke told the representative, ‘No. It’s a precious metal.’” From the U.S. Mint: “Immediately afterward, Mint Director Fore held a ceremony...
August 30th, 2011 | Commentary, Scholars' Corner | Read More

Monetary Summit Today in Utah

Monetary Summit Today in Utah
I am planning to join some of the sharpest minds in business, finance, politics, law and economics, who are working to promote a framework for the future of monetary policy.  With the dollar’s slide accelerating and the economy trapped by slow growth and rising inflation, the world is calling...
August 30th, 2011 | Events | Read More

China: America’s Financial Colony or Mercantilist Predator?

China: America’s Financial Colony or Mercantilist Predator?
China: America’s Financial Colony or Mercantilist Predator?, by Lewis E. Lehrman The article was originally posted here. The author argues the U.S. has a colonial-like power over China because of the latter’s dependence on dollar-denominated financial assets. Share on Facebook
August 29th, 2011 | Commentary, Journal Articles | Read More

Congressman Mike Pence and Judy Shelton on the destructive moral and economic effects of monetary manipulation

Atlas and FreedomWorks, each with its own mission, work to promote educational programs in favor of sound money, this 5 min video Congressman Mike Pence and Judy Shelton on Sound Money has Congressman Mike Pence and Judy Shelton, co-director and great star of our sound money project, making outstanding...
August 25th, 2011 | Audio-Video, Events, Future of Money, History of Money, State of Money | Read More

That “Giant Sucking Sound”? It’s the Fed

From the Washington Post: “Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp. were the reigning champions of finance in 2006 as home prices peaked, leading the 10 biggest U.S. banks and brokerage firms to their best year ever with $104 billion of profits. By 2008, the housing market’s collapse forced those...
August 23rd, 2011 | Commentary, Scholars' Corner | Read More