Congressman Demands CFTC Explain Its Failure to Find Silver Market Manipulation Where DOJ Did
February 5th, 2019 • A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee today pressed the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on its conspicuous failure to uncover the very silver market manipulation now being prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Tennessee Considers Removing Tax on Gold and Silver
February 4th, 2019 • Several bills introduced in the Tennessee legislature would eliminate sales and use tax against gold, silver, platinum, and palladium
West Virginia Introduces Measure to Eliminate ALL Taxation on Sound Money
January 29th, 2019 • West Virginia legislator Representative Pat McGeehan has introduced a bill to eliminate all tax liability on the exchange, use, or sale of gold and silver in the state
Arizona Considers Bill to Safeguard State's Assets with Gold and Silver
January 21st, 2019 • Arizona Representative Mark Finchem has introduced a bill to allocate a portion of Arizona's Budget Stabilization Fund in physical gold and silver
Wyoming Introduces Bill to Secure Reserve Funds with Gold
January 17th, 2019 • Wyoming State Representative Scott Clem (R-Campbell) has introduced a bill that protects the state's reserves by allocating a modest portion of the fund be held in gold and silver.
Wyoming Legislators Want State to De-Risk Investments by Holding Gold and Silver
January 17th, 2019 • Wyoming legislators introduce three bills to protect the state's assets with gold and silver
Wyoming Introduces Bill to Insulate State Pension Fund with Gold and Silver
January 16th, 2019 • Wyoming legislator Representative Mark Jennings (R-Sheridan) has introduced a bill to protect the retirement of thousands by allocating a small portion of the state's retirement funds in the monetary metals.
Wyoming Introduces Bill to Protect Mineral Trust Fund with Monetary Metals
January 16th, 2019 • The Wyoming Legislature has introduced a bill to empower the State Treasurer to hold gold and silver in the state's permanent minerals trust fund
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
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