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Monetary and Banking Problems

Can Americans Solve Their Own Monetary and Banking Problems by Themselves?

My earlier commentary, Don't Count on Washington to Protect Us from a Looming Banking Crisis, explained why this country cannot expect, let alone rely...
Banking Crisis

Don’t Count on Washington to Protect Us from a Looming Banking Crisis

Time runs out for every one and every thing. The sand in the hourglass is draining particularly quickly, though, for America's present monetary and...
Terry Schiavo

Barbarism or Civilization? The Choice is Yours

Terri Schiavo's case raises the profoundly important questions of whether judges are effectively above the law because their decisions—no matter how patently erroneous and...
Terry Schiavo

For Whom Does Terri Schiavo’s Bell Toll?

Perhaps I am confused. Perhaps I need counseling. But I do not understand why the intervention of the courts of the General Government, or...
Monetary Crisis

Will the Coming Monetary Crisis Provide Opportunity for Reform?

Investment advisors often remind their clients that the Chinese character for "crisis" also means "opportunity". Similarly, many people argue, expect, and even hope that...
Monetary and Banking Crisis

Are Monetary and Banking Crisis Inevitable in the Near Future?

Contrary to a widespread belief, socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe did not collapse because of the clever geostrategic maneuvers of the...
Social Security Reform

The Trojan Horse of Social Security “Reform”

All too often, the remedies politicians put forward for problems they have created only make matters worse. That is definitely the case with the...
Homeland Security

“Homeland Security”—For What and for Whom?

Why do so many Americans think that "homeland security" means what they think it means? Americans have learned the painful lesson that what "is" going...
"well regulated Militia" 2nd Amendment

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War

“War”: The Constitutional Meaning

"War": The Constitutional MeaningConstitutionally speaking, "War" is a specific set of legal relations between two or more independent nations. Therefore no "War" can be...
Terrorism

“The War on Terror”

"The War on Terror" Rogue officials stir up the "fear" of "terrorism". With "terrorism" as their excuse they arrogate new "war powers" to themselves....
special interest groups

“Factions” or “Special Interest” Groups

"Factions" or "Special Interest" GroupsAmerica’s Founding Fathers denounced “factions” (what we refer to today as “special interests”) because these groups consist of “a number of citizens,...
democrat vs republican

“Left” vs. “Right” Phony Political Spectrum

"Left" vs. "Right"If WE THE PEOPLE revitalize "the Militia of the several States", we will cut across all the dividing lines in the phony...
implied powers

“Aggregate Powers”

“Aggregate Powers”: Powers Cobbled Together and Exercised by Rogue Government Officials That are Not Enumerated in the Constitution Typically, when aspiring usurpers and tyrants cannot rationalize...