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

Richard Cantillon, the Most Important Economist You’ve Never Heard Of
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 on the Nature of Commerce in General). In 1734, Cantillon was mysteriously murdered by a disgruntled former employee, and his... Read More

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

2019 Outlook: The State of Sound Money in the United States
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 Federal Reserve Notes (referred to today as the dollar) is slowly slipping away. Simultaneously, whispers—once relegated to fringe... Read More

Showdown Looms on Federal Spending, Border Wall

Showdown Looms on Federal Spending, Border Wall
U.S. government agencies could run out of operating funds starting on midnight this Friday, December 7th. At issue: President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. He wants Congress to commit $5 billion for construction of a wall along portions of the U.S.-Mexico border. The migrant caravan that recently attempted to crash the border near Tijuana has helped rally Republicans to support... Read More

Sadly, Sound Money ISN’T on the Ballot

Sadly, Sound Money ISN’T on the Ballot
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. However, political polls have proven less than reliable. There are plenty of people expecting a surprise once the votes are counted. But there are... Read More

Trump’s Backdoor Power Play to Rein In the Fed

Trump’s Backdoor Power Play to Rein In the Fed
“Just run the presses – print money.” That’s what President Donald Trump supposedly instructed his former chief economic adviser Gary Cohn to do in response to the budget deficit. The quote appears in Bob Woodward’s controversial book Fear: Trump in the White House. Trump disputes many of the anecdotes Woodward assembled. But regardless of whether the President used those exact words,... Read More

Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Taxation of Gold and Silver

Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Taxation of Gold and Silver
Washington, DC (September 7, 2018) – The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion. The Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act – backed by the Sound Money Defense League, Money Metals Exchange,... Read More

Money, Fake Money, and Sound Money

Money, Fake Money, and Sound Money
Americans no longer carry gold and silver money in our pockets and purses as our grandparents did. But we still carry the history, legacy, and spirit of those gold and silver coins in our language. “Sound money” embodies a clear message recognized for centuries around the world. It describes the musical, metallic ring of a gold, silver, or copper coin... Read More

Here’s One Way Gold Could Reach $14,000+

Here’s One Way Gold Could Reach $14,000+
Dr. Engelhardt: Economy Beholden to Fed Interest Rate Policy; Here’s One Way Gold Could Reach $14,000+… Listen to the Podcast Audio: Click Here Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Dr. Lucas Engelhardt associate professor of economics at Kent State University. Dr. Engelhardt is an Austrian economist who has been a guest lecturer at the Mises Institute... Read More

GOP Congressman Investigates Undisclosed Gold Market Intervention

GOP Congressman Investigates Undisclosed Gold Market Intervention
GOP Congressman Investigates Undisclosed Gold Market Intervention by China and the Exchange Stabilization Fund Rep. Alex Mooney (R-WV) Calls Out Fed & Treasury for Dodging Questions on Gold Activities Washington, DC (July 31, 2018) – A member of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee is calling out the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury for dodging questions about their activities involving... Read More

Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s Sound Money Index

Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s Sound Money Index
Utah, Texas, and Wyoming Top 2018’s ‘Sound Money Index,’ Which Was Just Released by the Sound Money Defense League The 2018 Sound Money Index is the first index of its kind, ranking all 50 states using 9 indicators to determine which states offer the most pro-sound money environment in the country Charlotte, NC (July 9th, 2018) –Utah, Texas, and Wyoming... Read More