Blog/America’s Economic History

1837 Panic

When Sovereign Defaults Create a Depression

The 1840 Presidential Election took place in the midst of a great depression that was set in motion by State Sovereign Defaults after Andrew Jackson shut down the [...]

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California dreaming

California files Petition to Secede from USA – CALEXIT

A proposal for California to secede from the United States was actually submitted to the Secretary of State’s Office this week. The proposed “CALEXIT” [...]

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Tower of Babel Bruegel - Peter

Currency v Language

QUESTION: Do language and currencies move in line with each other? Is language a leading indicator to currency i.e. Spanish in California. Will they create their [...]

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The Real Crisis Trump Will Face With Trade

The entire problem with trade and jobs has been its focus on only the job and not the consumer. David Ricardo developed his principle that nations should pursue [...]

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Can Rates Rise with Deflation?

QUESTION: Hi Marty, How does the model’s call for deflation (earlier blog posts) fit in with the likely major cycle low in interest rates (per your recent [...]

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1st-bankofus

The Relocation of the Financial Capitol of the United States

QUESTION:  Hi Marty, I have a question for you on the movement of the financial capital. Is there a reason it moved to NY (as apposed to VA, MA, or MD) in 1914? [...]

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Nursing Home

Socialism Has Destroyed the Social Structure

  Once upon a time, couples would have three to five children for that was their retirement. Family was everything. Then came Marx who effectively replaced the [...]

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Journalism

The Collapse of American Free Press – It’s Just Over

There is the greatest conspiracy of all time. The corrupt politicians have completely corrupted mainstream media. They even organized the overthrow at Fox News [...]

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The USA is in its Death Throes

Obama is reviewing the ban on military weapons for police forces after multiple instances of deliberate attacks on police officers. Instead of prosecuting the bad [...]

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Patrick Hen ry

State Department Intentionally Deleted Parts of Press Briefing to Mislead the Press Over the Iran Nuclear Deal

The State Department blew everyone away after admitting that they officially and intentionally deleted several minutes of video footage from a 2013 press [...]

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