Archive for February, 2012

Should Lawmaking Be Against the Law?

Should Lawmaking Be Against the Law?
The short answer is “yes,” with a “but”; the long answer is “no,” with an “if.” For a market to work and grow, certain rules should prevail and be protected, like private property, enforcement of contracts, civil and economic liberties, etc. But the lawmaking...
February 29th, 2012 | Sound Money Blog | Read More

Taxes: The Seen and the Unseen

Taxes: The Seen and the Unseen
If an inflation tax falls in the forest, and not one in a million understand it, does it make a sound?[1] According to a recent news report by Reuters, “President Barack Obama called on Monday for new spending to boost growth and higher taxes on the rich, laying out an election-year vision for...
February 27th, 2012 | Sound Money Blog | Read More

Vicious Armed Robbery versus Sweet, Sweet Embezzlement

All We Like Sheep   A classic by Joseph Sobran fitzgerald griffin foundation Once upon a time, my father bought Time magazine every week, as I do now. He paid 20 cents per issue; I’m paying $3.95. In my teens I bought paperback editions of Shakespeare’s plays for 35 cents each; now they cost...
February 27th, 2012 | Popular Articles, Resources | Read More

“Is the dollar the key to the oil price?”

“Is the dollar the key to the oil price?”
Larry Kudlow and Ron Paul talk Sound Money. Larry wants to know if the weakening of the dollar through debasement might have something to do with oil prices rising.  Here’s a hint: Yes. And here they are talking gold.  Remember when Bernanke said that gold isn’t money?  Let’s take...
February 27th, 2012 | Audio-Video, Resources | Read More

The Sound Money Project Video Contest, 2012

The Sound Money Project Video Contest, 2012
DEADLINE EXTENDED to April 7th, 2012   Money shouldn’t just be Sound, it should be Seen.  Show us why Sound Money is important, and hear the wonderful sound of money in your pocket.   Rules:  The Sound Money Project Video Contest is open to any person or persons interested in producing...
February 22nd, 2012 | Contests, Video Contests | Read More