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unintended consequences: texting ban

Idaho legislative geniuses recently joined those of many other states to ban texting while driving. It’s a perfect example of government applying simplistic solutions to complex problems. Problem: too many drivers are thinking about something else while driving. Solution: make a law against texting while driving. Result: more crashes like this one that killed a 6-month-old-boy and changed many lives forever… or this recent one in Meridian. […]

white vs yellow

There are two fundamental schools of economic thought. The Keynesian mythology says that the bankers and government can manipulate the money supply to your benefit, but historically have never done that. Just keep allowing them to suck the lifeblood of the economy and someday A) they will finally deliver on their promises – or B) they will be the ruling elite with none but peasants underneath them. With extensive data and historical record behind it, the Austrian Economic community is absolutely certain of imminent collapse of the fiat (unbacked paper) economy. You do not have time for extensive study to conclude this. You must act while you have the opportunity. You must act on faith. In fact, you will most […]

police state videos

It is clear that fascism will continue and even accelerate its relentless march on us. I think they overestimate their power and underestimate the resistors, but could easily be wrong on this point. The videos below are excellent snapshots of where we are and what lays ahead. […]

pick yourself up

One view says we lost the November 6th election. Some may figure it’s time to head for the hills, find a cave and live out their days in it. Others will simply plod along living on hope that their number doesn’t come up… that they will be allowed to live and permitted occasional pleasantries. The picture to the left shows what I think of those choices. I am also reminded of a very useful little song I learned as a child: Pick Yourself Up here with Fred Astair and Ginger Rogers and a contemporary version here: here with Diana Krall […]

election results

I was unable to attract much money, media or active campaign team, yet thanks to my websites, facebook and personal appearances, I did pretty well in attracting votes in Idaho’s most populous county anyway. […]

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why silver?

I have long been talking up the use of silver for storing your savings, that is once you have as much food and emergency supplies as you can imagine storing and needing. The oft-used phrase “beans, bullets and bullion” IS in priority order. I often am asked, “Why silver?” (rather than gold or something else). This 4-minute video does an excellent job of explaining it: silver VS currency