July 12th, 2016 • An ever-expanding volume of fiat money has replaced sound money as the primary medium of exchange. Liberty-loving citizens, savers, and consumers who use Federal Reserve Notes (commonly referred to as “dollars”) in exchange for goods and services ALL
April 14th, 2016 • Imagine if you asked a grocery clerk to break a $5 bill and he charged you 35 cents in tax. Unfair, right? After all, you were only exchanging one form of money for another.
April 7th, 2016 • Since the U.S. completely abandoned the gold standard in 1971, trade deficits have exploded, government spending has grown out of control, and the national debt...
January 8th, 2016 • Several Republican presidential candidates are floating the idea of returning to some form of a gold standard in the U.S., although none have gone into any great detail. So, how might a modern gold standard work?
December 1st, 2015 • Is America on the cusp of a revolution that will usher in a new monetary order? The lessons of history tell us that no fiat currency retains its value for long or lasts forever. And as Shakespeare noted, “what's past is prologue.”