June, 2011

GOTUS, Our Leader

Most of these were not covered by the mainstream media. ‘Nuff said about their objectivity. Now enjoy GOTUS (Genius of the United States):

Martenson Report on Gold and Silver

Chris Martenson with an thorough analysis of gold and silver and his reasons for favoring them: This report lays out an investment thesis for gold and one for silver.  Various factors lead me to conclude that gold is one investment that you can park for the next ten or twenty years, confident that it will perform well. My timing and [...]

Thomas Sowell — National Treasure

Dr. Thomas Sowell provides insightful observations on a variety of subjects. If you are unfamiliar with Sowell, this interview is a must watch. Even if you know and have read some of Dr. Sowell’s book (I believe now more than thirty) or his thousands of columns, this interview is worthwhile. Sowell is a national treasure, a unique combination of intellect [...]

ITulip Is Real, Not Optimistic

An important article dealing with the economy is available at Itulip. Eric Janszen entitled his piece The Next Ten Years – Part I: There will be blood. Mr. Janszen describes the causes of our problem and the problems we have created trying to solve it with improper economic policies: Our economic crisis is a credit and energy crisis rooted in [...]

Sports and Politics

I thought I had seen most methods to dissect voters, probability of voting and demographics but this one is entirely new. How useful it might be other than for curiosity purposes, is another question. Where is your favorite sport and how does it match up with your political team and tendency to vote? Which sports do Democrats and Republicans like [...]

President Quixote’s Legacy: Confused, Ill-Educated and Not Too Bright

The number of Obama supporters seems inversely related to his time in office. Many wonder what happened to “The One We Are Waiting For.” Obama assumed office in difficult economic times. After a couple of years of excuses, which included “the problems were worse than we knew” and the generic, all-purpose “it’s Bush’s fault,” Obama now owns the original problems [...]

Central Banks and Financial Armageddon

Local economies are complex, beyond the ability of man to fully understand. National and global economies are infinitely more so. In this modern world of trade, commerce and finance, we are connected and interconnected in ways that no one fully comprehends. Simple events in one area produce complex reactions in other areas. The metaphor of a butterfly flapping its wings [...]

The Black Swan Armada Approaches

The term “black swan” owes its popularity to Nassim Taleb. According to Wikipedia, a black swan is a metaphor that encapsulates the concept that The event is a surprise (to the observer) and has a major impact. Black swans are not normal and generally not found in nature. Taleb used the term to describe events so rare that they are not [...]

The Best Gold Charts

The following chart is a comparison of the price of gold versus the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Where was your money? To see a series of gold charts, go to ValcambiGold. It is a nice presentation, making a case for gold not being in a bubble.

Libertarianism on Parade

What libertarian said the following? In the past “xxxx” needed liberty to live [better]; it must now have it in order to survive.… The challenge of our times is an overhaul of the system of values, the forging of new consciousness. We cannot build a new country with the old thinking.… The best investment [the state can make in man] [...]

Mort Zuckerman Turns on Dems

Mort Zuckerman, hardly known as a Republican sympathizer, has produced a devastating report on Why the Jobs Situation Is Worse Than It Looks. In the report, he states: We now have more idle men and women than at any time since the Great Depression. The Great Recession has now earned the dubious right of being compared to the Great Depression. In [...]

President Chauncey Gardiner

I have a piece coming out either later today or tomorrow dealing with President Obama. I have no control over the timing because it is in the American Thinker queue. The title of the piece contains a reference to President Quixote and was finished yesterday. When I came across the piece below by Michael Barone, I thought it might be [...]