Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Today's market report focuses on the effects of the loss of political power for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her deposition as the head of the German state, and thus also the EU, will be a major event that will likely be the catalyst for capital flight out of Europe and into the U.S. The signs … Continue reading Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Lame Duck Merkel Has Her Legacy on Her Mind

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stepped down as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, the party she has led for nearly two decades.  Yesterday's election in Hesse, normally a CDU/SPD stronghold was abysmal for them. She had to do something to quell the revolt brewing against her. Merkel knew going in what the polls … Continue reading Lame Duck Merkel Has Her Legacy on Her Mind

Attack on Gab Proves Speech Was Never Free

"Who Runs Bartertown!?" - Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome The First Amendment protects your right to say whatever you want free from government prosecution.  It does not protect you from saying hateful things on private properties or privately-owned forums without fear of repercussion. That is the very definition of freedom of association. Friday’s attack by an … Continue reading Attack on Gab Proves Speech Was Never Free

Private Blog — Market Report 10-28-2018

This morning's Market Report focuses on the potential for Hessian elections to upset the German political system in a way that few in Europe want to contemplate.  Also I give some advice on how to trade gold and Bitcoin for the mid-terms. You can join the Private Blog club by pledging just $4/month at my … Continue reading Private Blog — Market Report 10-28-2018

The Boomer Bomber, Naked Emperors and the End of Civility

Recently Hillary Clinton picked herself up off the couch to declare that it was time to end being civil to her political opponents.  Honestly, I thought this statement rich from someone who has so many dead bodies her scattered behind her. Being an Enemy of Hilly has a very short lifespan. But, her statement itself … Continue reading The Boomer Bomber, Naked Emperors and the End of Civility

Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

During the years the U.S. and its satraps in Poland and the Baltics fought the Nordstream 2 pipeline it was always apparent Germany was in the driver's seat.  It was also apparent that this would be the wedge issue that would ultimately force Germany to pursue independent policy from the U.S. Nordstream 2 is and … Continue reading Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

Private Blog – Market Report for 10-24-2018: Gold and the Euro

Today's Market Report for Patrons focuses on the changing relationship between gold, the euro and bitcoin as it pertains to the unfolding sovereign debt crisis and how that will shape our view of the next monetary system. If you would like access to the Private Blog and twice weekly 20 minute reports like this join … Continue reading Private Blog – Market Report for 10-24-2018: Gold and the Euro

By Going Nuclear the EU Has Already Lost Its Battle with Italy

"Here's where we hold 'em by the nose, and kick 'em in the ass" — Patton If you ever want to know who’s losing an argument simply look at who’s doing the most threatening.  Not who’s shouting the loudest or who’s the angriest, but who is threatening. Those who threaten are doing so because they … Continue reading By Going Nuclear the EU Has Already Lost Its Battle with Italy