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by | Sep 18, 2022

The desperate attempts by the White House, congressional Democrats, and the corporate media to refocus voter attention on abortion rather than inflation are failing. Most reputable polls show that the electorate is far more concerned about mismanagement of the economy…

by | Jul 30, 2022

“Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.” – John Adams The Biden administration has mastered sophistry, the use of ostensibly logical but erroneous arguments that are intended to…

by | Jun 16, 2022

Thursday God help us. The current roaring inflation did not start with Comrade Putin’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine. It started with Comrade “Joe” Biden’s slamming down fracking and the big pipeline. That, by itself, turned America from a major oil…

by | Jun 1, 2022

Fear and raging inflation have roiled hot but still nascent digital currency markets. From November 15 to May 26, the cryptocurrency market plunged 57 percent, with $1.6 trillion of value lost. At the same time, the price of leading cryptocurrencies…

by | May 18, 2022

After presiding over the biggest Federal Reserve failure in 40 years and with inflation rating as the top concern among Americans, Jerome Powell’s nomination to a second term as chairman was approved this past week by the Senate, 80 to…

by | Apr 26, 2022

Trillion Dollar Triage: How Jay Powell and the Fed Battled a President and a Pandemic — and Prevented Economic Disaster, by the Wall Street Journal’s Chief Economics Correspondent Nick Timiraos, is a page-turning paean to Fed Chairman Powell and the central…

by | Feb 17, 2022

As the greatest inflation spike of the last 50 years occurs, the utter failure of economists, their models, and many pundits to foresee what was coming is worth highlighting. Of course, the biggest malfunction in the story was that of…

by | Jan 18, 2022

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell admitted Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs that inflation is “running very far above our target.”  “This year, in all likelihood, we’ll be normalizing policy,” he continued. “We’re going to…

by | Jan 13, 2022

Sound money is the goal of all citizens and free-market economists which is constantly undermined by the federal government and the Federal Reserve.  As the French economist Frédéric Bastiat said in 1848, “Once false money (under whatever form it may…

by | Nov 24, 2021

The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 at $53.31, a 14 percent increase from last year and by far the most expensive meal in the 36-year history of the holiday survey. Do not blame farmers for…

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