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Economics 101 - Brookes News
Nazism is Socialism

Monday, October 20, 2014
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Adam Hamilton - Zealllc
Real Silver Highs 
The first question burning a hole in every silver investor’s mind is just how high did silver rocket in 1980 in today’s dollars? Its January 21st, 1980 all-time closing high of $48 translates into just under $122 today! Obviously this is vastly higher than anything we have seen in 25 years and it highlights just how low silver’s price is today in real terms trading under $10. This metal remains very cheap in its young bull market.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Free Banking - Econwatch
Do Economists reach a conclusion on Free Banking episodes ?

Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Disastrous History of Money - Dollar Daze
The History of Money: Georgia
The present-day nation of Georgia, situated in the south-eastern corner of Europe, covers an area of 69,700 sq km - a similar size to the Republic of Ireland. The country has a population of 4.7 million (July 2006 est.) comprised of 83.8% Georgian, 6.5% Azeri, 5.7% Armenian and 1.5% Russian. Orthodox Christianity makes up 84% of the population. Another ten percent of the people follow the Muslim faith.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Treasures and Gold Fever - Edgar Allan Poe
The Gold Bug (Edgar Allan Poe) 
Gold Bug is a (sometimes pejorative) term used to describe people who are very bullish on Gold. It can an also be used to refer to a person who opposes or criticizes the use of fiat currency and supports a return to the use of the Gold Standard or some other currency system based on the value of gold and other hard assets. The term was popularized in the 1896 US Presidential Election, when William McKinley supporters took to wearing gold lapel pins, gold neckties, and gold headbands in a demonstration of support for gold against the
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Mac Slavo - Shtfplan
The Shovel and Hole Maneuver For Hiding Gold, Guns and Other Assets 
At one time, securing your assets at your local bank branch seemed like a good idea. But we can no longer consider traditional safe deposit boxes as safe. This has has been demonstrated recently in England with the seizure or thousands of supposedly secure boxes, as well as California, where local governments have already seized assets
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Alan Leishman
Juniors ? The Butterflies in the Animal Farm of the investing world ?
One way to explain this phenomenon is to compare these Junior Mining companies(JMs) to the world of butterflies (and moths). The laws of Darwinian survival of the fittest and the strategies for survival have some remarkable parallels!
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Japan's Gold - Bank of Japan
Japanese Gold reserves, end of last month

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Jean Laherrère - The Oil Drum
Peak Gold, easier to model than Peak Oil ? Part II

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Glossary - CMI Gold and Silver
Glossary of Terms in Precious Metals

Monday, October 13, 2014
Gold Standard - Mises.org
Indirect Exchange : the Gold Standard

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Beans Bullets Bullion and Bible - Lew Rockwell
Fifty Things To Do NOW If You Fear an Economic Breakdown

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Investing in Mining Stocks - Mises.org
Mining, Risk, and Profit

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Ron Paul - Mises.org
  The case for Gold

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Gold Standard - Golden Sextant
the Gold Standard
From the time the United States went off the gold standard in 1933 the wholesale price level has gone up by 760%. Since England abrogated the gold standard in 1931 her price index number has risen by over 2000%.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
George F. Smith - Barbarous Relic
  Securing Property Rights in the Absence of a State 
Many Rothbardians are vowing not to vote in this or any election since voting only supports the State.But I wonder if they could be persuaded otherwise if they knew one of the ballot choices were to dissolve the governments and replace them with voluntary market institutions.Of course, we don’t have that choice, and most people would either laugh or be scared to death if it were proposed.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Murray N. Rothbard - Lew Rockwell
Repudiate the National Debt

Friday, October 10, 2014
Charleston Voice
The Gold Dollar 
Ah, little gold dollar, republican name, Let peace be thy motto, and freedom thy fame; May all use thee kindly and not hide thy face Like misers and bankers in some lonely place,
Friday, October 10, 2014
Charleston Voice
  Free E-Book: None Dare Call It Conspiracy, by Gary Allen 
Title: None Dare Call It Conspiracy Author: Gary Allen Date: 1971 LINKS: Read Online Buy a hard copy of “None Dare Call It Conspiracy” Excerpt: “When you think about it, there are really only two theories of history. Eitherthings happen by accident neither planned nor caused by anybody, or they happen because they are planned and somebody causes them to happen .
Friday, October 10, 2014
Famous diamonds
The Jubilee Diamond

Friday, October 10, 2014
Beans Bullets Bullion and Bible - AgNic
Family Food Stockpile for Survival 1961

Friday, October 10, 2014
Philip Judge - Anglo Far East
  Lessons from Babylon the Great 
A large city in the desert, its lifeblood was the Euphrates River on which it was built. The Euphrates watered its gardens and guaranteed
Friday, October 10, 2014
Murray N. Rothbard - Lew Rockwell
The Monetary Breakdown of the West
To understand the current monetary chaos, it is necessary to trace briefly the international monetary developments of the 20th century, and to see how each set of unsound inflationist interventions has collapsed of its own inherent problems, only to set the stage for another round of interventions. The 20th-century history
Friday, October 10, 2014
Gold Secrets - Bix Weir
  Golden Secrets (III) Yamashita’s Gold
Another golden stash of even greater volume is Yamashita's Gold that was plundered by the Japanese for decades from conquered Asian countries. In order to hide the gold from the US it was hidden in caves in the Philippines but the US found the gold and it has been using it to fund covert operations ever since. This secret gold stash is claimed to be in the 100,000-300,000+ ton range but again nobody really knows.
Friday, October 10, 2014
investing in precious metals - GoldBarsWorldwide
Small Troy Ounce Bars

Thursday, October 09, 2014
Harry Hurt III - Playboy
SILVERFINGER
IN THE SUMMER of 1979, an invisible hand reached out from an island in the Atlantic and quietly began tight¬ening its grip on the world’s sup¬ply of silver. The fingers of that hand extended to London, New York, Dal¬las, Zurich and Jidda. But the only visible clue to its existence was a newly formed Bermuda shell corporation called International Metals Investment Company Ltd. That dull-sounding lit¬tle trading company was not just an¬other offshore tax scam but the operating front for a secret partnership seemingly capable of controlling the world price and supply of silver.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
History of Gold - 24hgold
Oct 8, 1974 Ford “Whip Inflation Now” Speech
Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, distinguished guests, my very dear friends: In his first inaugural address, President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, and I quote: The people of the United States have not failed .... They want direct, vigorous action, and they have asked for discipline and direction under our leadership. Today, though our economic difficulties do not approach the emergency of 1933, the message from the American people is exactly the same. I trust that you are getting the very same message that I am receiving: Our constituents want leadership, our constituents want action.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Peak Everything - The Oil Drum
Peak Minerals

Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Gold Bars worldwide
Gold Bars Worldwide

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Panics, Manias and crashes - Gold Newsletter
Memories Of The Souk Al Manakh
How large can a bubble grow before it bursts? Farther than you think. And there need not be a fatal pinprick that makes it burst. And when it bursts, the crash that ensues can be deeper and more discontinuous than you could ever imagine. In May of 1982, while the bear market in US stocks was in its deepest throes, and the epic bear market in US bonds was still completing its base, I was called to advise on the greatest stock market bubble of all time---the Souk al Manakh in the Persian Gulf. Kuwait had had an organized stock market for some time. The great wealth created in Kuwait by the rise in the oil price in the 1970's led to seemingly endless appreciation in Kuwaiti stocks. In the Arab states in those days, only sheiks could grant corporate charters, and only corporations could become publicly traded companies. The royal family of Kuwait did not freely grant corporate charters for companies that might become
Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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