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What Is A "Legal Tender Law"? And, Is It A Problem?

December 12th, 2018 • What is a legal tender law? Over the years, there has been some discussion about “legal tender laws” in the United States. I talked to a legal expert about it, and discovered – as I suspected – that it doesn’t mean quite the same thing as many

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Perpetual Inflation vs. Sound Money

December 10th, 2018 • Among the most important financial forces in the world are fashions in central bankers’ ideas. The dominant central bank fashion in recent years is the notion that they should create perpetual inflation at the rate of 2% per year—not 2% sometimes, but

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Richard Cantillon, the Most Important Economist You’ve Never Heard Of

December 10th, 2018 • Richard Cantillon is the most important economist you’ve never heard of. Born in Ireland sometime in the mid- to late-1600s, Richard Cantillon’s contributions to economics are found in his major work, Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en General (Essay

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2019 Outlook: The State of Sound Money in the United States

December 5th, 2018 • The Great Recession, coupled with the “Ron Paul Revolution,” prompted a renaissance of the sound money movement in the United States. As Germany, Russia, and China -- to name a few -- continue to increase their gold holdings, the hegemonic power of F

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Government, Gold, and Separating Money From the State

December 4th, 2018 • How long will the current improvement in employment and output growth continue? Will the Federal Reserve’s recent policy of nudging up market interest rates impede growth and employment, or will it act as a damper on possible future price inflation with

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A Message for Trump: Open Letter from Hugo Salinas Price

November 27th, 2018 • Mr. President Trump, Sir: you are working tirelessly, against tremendous odds, to carry out your mission in life, which is to “Make America Great Again”. I propose to you a measure fully in accord with your vision of a great, united nation of America

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Gold: Still Money For a Reason

November 20th, 2018 • We have stated time and again that gold is part of the monetary system it is just not on the front burner. If gold were not part of the monetary system national (central) banks would no longer hold it, nor would it be recorded on balance sheets as a Tier

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2018 Money Metals Exchange & Sound Money Defense League Scholarship Winners Announced

November 15th, 2018 • For the third straight year, Money Metals Exchange, a national precious metals dealer recently ranked “Best in the USA,” has teamed up with the Sound Money Defense League to offer the first gold-backed scholarship of the modern era.

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Sadly, Sound Money ISN’T on the Ballot

November 6th, 2018 • Americans will be headed to the polls to cast ballots in the midterm elections. Polling suggests that Democrats will return to power in the House of Representatives. Republicans are favored to hold on to the Senate.

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How Executive Order 6102 Doomed America

October 1st, 2018 • Today, we woke up in Buenos Aires with a disagreeable headache… and a depressing hypothesis: First, it doesn’t matter whether Brett Kavanaugh is on the Supreme Court or not; one more Deep State toad won’t make any difference. Second, the Supreme C

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