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Gold and Lord Rama- The Reason for the Diwali Season

September 19th, 2017 • October 19, 2017 marks an important holiday in the Indian culture. Diwali begins. Diwali is one of the biggest festivals for Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains. It is a lavish celebration of the victory of light over darkness with its gleaming candles, luxurious w

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Preparing to Barter and Trade is Not a Looney Idea

August 1st, 2017 • Let’s start with this fact; fiat (paper) currencies die – often spectacularly. That is why precious metals may someday be needed for barter and trade. Anyone who thinks it is silly to worry about such a thing is putting blind faith in Federal Reserve

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Louisiana Ends Sales Tax on Gold & Silver Bullion

June 26th, 2017 • Sound money advocates rejoiced as Governor John Bel Edwards signed House Bill 396 into law in recent days. HB 396, which passed in the Louisiana state house and senate earlier this month by overwhelming majorities, removes state sales taxation of precious

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Kansas Bill Would Support Sound Money, Exempt Gold and Silver from Sales Tax

May 10th, 2017 • A bill introduced in the Kansas House would exempt gold and silver bullion, and other precious metals, from sales tax, taking a small but important step toward rejecting the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

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Arizona Ends Income Taxation on Gold & Silver Coins

May 10th, 2017 • Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Greenlights House Bill 2014, Removing Income Tax from Certain Precious Metals at the State Level

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Why Good Economics Matters Now More Than Ever

April 27th, 2017 • In a newsletter published in 1970, economist Murray Rothbard wrote, “It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a ‘dismal science.’ But it is totally irresponsibl

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Time to Hedge State Reserve Funds with Gold

April 5th, 2017 • Financially prudent individuals set aside surplus funds to protect against unforeseen expenditures. This way, when faced with loss of income, house repairs, car trouble, or anything else, they will have a buffer against unanticipated downturns.

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Idaho Democrat Leader Brain Malfunction: “We Can’t Say Gold Is Going to Protect Us from Inflation When [It Has Risen from] $27 an Ounce to $1,218 an Ounce”

March 16th, 2017 • The Dunning-Kruger effect is the idea that low-ability people tend to suffer from illusory superiority. The phenomenon, first studied by David Dunning and Justin Kruger, says that people who know the least tend to overvalue their own competence, and tend

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Idaho House of Representatives Votes Overwhelmingly to Remove Income Taxation from Precious Metals

March 14th, 2017 • By an overwhelming 56-13 margin, the Idaho House of Representatives has voted to end all Idaho taxation on precious metals, e.g. gold and silver coins and bars.

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Maine Law Would Support Ownership of Sound Money

March 8th, 2017 • A freedom-minded Maine legislator has introduced a proposal to remove sales tax on precious metals purchases, removing a disincentive for individuals to protect themselves against the disastrous effects of the Federal Reserve bank.

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