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The Road Ahead for the Dollar

The original silver dollar, created at the birth of the United States, was based upon the silver Spanish “Pieces of Eight” minted at the Royal Mint in Mexico City, under Spanish rule at that time. This was a very widely … Continue reading

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How States/Empires Collapse in Four Easy Steps

The promises cannot be met, and so society decays into warring elites and competing constituencies. There is a grand, majestic tragedy in the inevitable collapse of once-thriving states and empires: it all seemed so permanent at its peak, so godlike … Continue reading

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Rome: Money, Mischief and Minted Crises

When it comes to currency, don’t do as the Romans did… Ancient Rome wasn’t built in a day, the old adage goes. It wasn’t torn down in a day either, but a good measure of its long decline to oblivion … Continue reading

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The Gold-Gambling Casino

The world used gold coins as money up until the first years of 1900. Since that time, the world’s use of gold as money has ceased, and as of today, gold’s only function is as a means of saving wealth … Continue reading

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Copernicus on the debasement of money

“Although there are countless scourges which in general debilitate kingdoms, principalities, and republics, the four most important (in my judgment) are dissension, [abnormal] mortality, barren soil, and debasement of the currency. The first three are so obvious that nobody is … Continue reading

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The Brains Behind AOC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“She isn’t even in the room!” 

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Livingston: When it comes to money, the lies are endless…

Our current lie has been in effect since President Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act on Dec. 23, 1913. The anti-banker Democrats overwhelmingly supported the Act, while the pro-banker Republicans opposed it. The Banksters themselves were against it because only … Continue reading

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President Grover Cleveland ~ The Repeal of the Silver Act

Message on the Repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act August 8, 1893 ~ The existence of an alarming and extraordinary business situation, involving the welfare and prosperity of all our people, has constrained me to call together in extra … Continue reading

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