Five Pillars of Debt Default

Regular readers of Gold Goats ‘n Guns know that I’ve been handicapping a major sovereign debt default to begin here in 2018 or early 2019.  But, what do I mean by that? How does a sovereign debt default come about?  And who will default? There are a staggering number of factors that feed into this … Continue reading Five Pillars of Debt Default

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Strzok, Rosenstein and the Rise of Anarcho-Tyranny

Sam Francis coined the term "Anarcho-tyranny" to describe the state the U.S. and Europe have descended into.  In short, it is where the state works to protect its own and those that control it while bringing the full weight of it down on those that are supposed to be served by it. Anarchy for those … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Strzok, Rosenstein and the Rise of Anarcho-Tyranny

Deep State Sideswipes Helsinki Summit with Mueller Indictments

So, imagine my shock, Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted twelve Russian intelligence officers on the eve of a summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Despite his oh-so-earnest protestations to the contrary, Rod Rosenstein, of all people, knows there are no coincidences in politics. Trump is on a search and destroy mission all … Continue reading Deep State Sideswipes Helsinki Summit with Mueller Indictments

Record Deficits, Stronger Dollar Equals Record China Trade Deficit

Sometimes math is a real bitch.   Donald Trump is a smart guy.  I know he knows math. Too bad he's ignoring it. Here's the gig.  The title says it all.  Government spending is rising rapidly.  More actual money is flowing into the US economy.  Where is that spending going?  To buy cell phones, computers, cars, … Continue reading Record Deficits, Stronger Dollar Equals Record China Trade Deficit

Mr. Trump Tear Down This Alliance

NATO is obsolete.  Donald Trump made this argument back on the campaign trail.  Yesterday, in his typically hyperbolic manner, he dressed down the organization for its hypocrisy over its mandate, which is to counter any aggression from Russia. But, the potential threat of a Russian invasion of Europe is nil.  And, literally, everyone involved in … Continue reading Mr. Trump Tear Down This Alliance

Private Blog: Trump’s Trade War Taking Hold

I have a new Private Blog post up for my subscribers on Patreon discussing how the markets are finally beginning to react to Trump's trade war. If you’d like to subscribe to the Private blog head over to my Patreon to sign up for it and the Gold Goats ‘n Guns Investment Newsletter. 

Trump’s NATO Gambit: Nordstream 2 Reveals Europe’s Hypocrisy While Ignoring His Own

Donald Trump played exactly to script this morning at the opening breakfast for the NATO Summit. He quickly pointed out the problem: the U.S. pays for Europe's defense through NATO to defend against Russian invasion while buying the lion's share of its energy from that same Russia. The implication is about Germany benefitting most from … Continue reading Trump’s NATO Gambit: Nordstream 2 Reveals Europe’s Hypocrisy While Ignoring His Own

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Brexit Betrayed During World Cup Distraction

Congratulations are in order for Belgium, England, Croatia and France for making it to the semi-finals of this most excellent World Cup of football.  Special props go to Croatia and Russia for playing a quarter-final match which epitomizes everything good about professional team sports while leaving behind all of the drama and politics. I'm not … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Brexit Betrayed During World Cup Distraction