The Information War Podcast – Episode #2 The Big Censorship Picture

I sat down for a wide-ranging chat with @truthforce from #Informationwar on Steemit. It started with censorship at Twitter and Google and just went everywhere.  We touch on a number of topics, from China to the critical moment where someone gets 'red-pilled' on what's truly going on. You can listen to the conversation here on … Continue reading The Information War Podcast – Episode #2 The Big Censorship Picture

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Tillerson Out at State / Italeave is Back on the Table

Livestreaming about the Tillerson firing and prospective Italian Premier Matteo Salvini's revelation that he and this party already have a Plan B in place to pull Italy out of the euro. Tillerson's record at State is a very mixed bag but the more I think about it the more likely position was that he was … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Tillerson Out at State / Italeave is Back on the Table

The Neocon Full Court Press For War is Here

The events of the past two weeks have been stunning.   Since Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled new 'doomsday' weapon systems at his State of the Union address, the West has gone completely bonkers. In the words of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, "I simply don’t have any normal terms left to describe all this..." With … Continue reading The Neocon Full Court Press For War is Here

Tillerson Out, Pompeo In – The Tao of the Deal

Rex Tillerson being removed as Secretary of State should come as no surprise.  Rumors swirled for months that President Trump was unhappy with him as his top diplomat. Today's changes mark-- Tillerson out, CIA Director Mike Pompeo in at Foggy Bottom, Gina Hapsel replacing Pompeo at CIA -- the biggest changes to Trump's administration since … Continue reading Tillerson Out, Pompeo In – The Tao of the Deal

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live: The Rosneft/China/Italy Connection and CIA Democrats

This morning's headlines are ablaze with things Russia.  From the U.K.'s crazy assertion that a former spy was open-air poisoned to State oil major Rosneft getting an investment from China. I cover the latter and will save the former for tonight's talk on Periscope tonight at 8pm.  You can follow me on Periscope here (or … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live: The Rosneft/China/Italy Connection and CIA Democrats

Tariffs and the Panic of 1857

We Austrian economists like to point to the Panic of 1857 as a perfect example of how the free market deals with financial panics absent government interference.  But, is that the whole story? Moreover, this history lesson has some important implications for President's Trump's newly-invoked tariffs on low-order goods like steel, aluminum and softwoods. A … Continue reading Tariffs and the Panic of 1857

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live: North Korea, Iran and the Path to Peace

Riffing off of yesterday's blog post about the major news coming out of North Korea I cover the ins and outs of how a potential deal between the U.S. and North Korea could span the world and begin the process of de-escalating most of the major hot spots geopolitically. https://youtu.be/jtrMaN85KwM The link to yesterday's article: … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live: North Korea, Iran and the Path to Peace

Peace in Our Time? Only if America is “Agreement Capable”

Those who have followed this blog for the past year know that I feel Presidents Trump and Putin are working towards a Middle East Peace Agreement.  Brick by brick, day by day, the foundation for this agreement is being built Last night's nigh-historic statement by the South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong is another piece … Continue reading Peace in Our Time? Only if America is “Agreement Capable”