Blog/USA Current Events

Shotgun Wedding v Bailouts

QUESTION: Hello Martin, Did banks receive government bailouts prior to Glass-Stegal being repealed? If so, if they are forced to return to relationship banking, why [...]

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death – Mistake?

  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death, such a penalty is clearly not the worst fate – that would be life imprisonment. Death is easy. Many who are [...]

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The Crisis in Democracy – Debt & Electronic Money

COMMENT: Hi Marty, Would you be able to clarify the risks with having just an electronic money system – it would seem that any electronic system would be [...]

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Couple Faces 15 Years in Prison For Having Sex on Beach

Well, a couple now faces 15 years in prison for having sex on the beach in Florida, which was romantic in “The Thorn Birds” and is the name of a [...]

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IRS Seizing Small Business Accounts Because of Cash Deposits

The IRS is seizing accounts of small business operations under the crime called “Structuring”. This is where you deposit less than $10,000 two or more times to [...]

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Republicans For Sale: Thornberry’s Bogus Defense Bill

Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Mac Thornberry’s new bill set to pass this week will change how the Pentagon buys weapons, the very [...]

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Congress Argues They Can Use Insider Info to Trade Personally

In a brief to the courts, Congress argues that it violates the Separation of Powers for the SEC to investigate politicians for using inside information to [...]

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Hillary Should be Careful Using “Sincerely” to Sign Letters

The popular view of the word “sincerely” has been its possible link to ancient Roman times. The Roman administrators grew tired of the frauds by [...]

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Fractional v Transactional Banking

A lot of people are jumping on board, claiming the problem is fractional banking and the private creation of money, which is somehow wrong, should be handed to [...]

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Term Limits: The Solution for Eliminating Career Politicians

It really does not matter which party we are discussing. The problem with politics has been that the PEOPLE have been so complacent, that the politicians feel as if [...]

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