July 29, 2010 What is Radio Frequency Identification? RFID is a generic term for technologies that use radio waves to automatically identify people or objects. Read up on Jeremy Bentham.  Bentham called the idea of natural rights “Nonsense on st…

The Chelsea Clinton wedding to Marc Mezvinsky this Saturday is heading toward the history books with a full head of steam.  Driven by America’s bi-partisan respect for this dignified, private presidential child, who has endured so much, and taking place only hours from the media capital of the world, this wedding will surely rank as […]

“As for the law–it catered for a human nature of which it took a naturally low view.” — The Forsyte Saga Much has been said and written concerning whether America is or is not a Christian nation. Whether it is or whether it isn’t depends greatly upon how the term “Christian nation” is defined. Perhaps […]

RightOnline 2010-The New Greatest Generation

It began in 105°F heat in Las Vegas, Nevada, and ended in what felt like 107°F “it’s a dry” heat. People from all over the country descended on Vegas; there was a Domino’s Pizza convention, a Deaf Poker Tournament, and a bunch of NutRoots gathering at the Rio Hotel. At The Venetian Hotel, somewhere around […]

Excellent article on Fusion Centers from The Freeman The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reported on July 25 that “there are 72 fusion centers around the nation, analyzing and disseminating data and information of all kinds. That is one for every … …

Bet you didn't know that Britain was suffering from high inflation. We didn't anyway and we try to keep on top of these things. We knew that Britain was suffering from a high jobless rate. And we knew that Britain's debts were out of contro…

There are other metrics beside the gold basis that the market has developed in the meantime. One such is GOFO = $ LIBOR – GLR (the gold lease rate). On the face of it, GOFO cannot ever go negative. If it did, it would mean that the risk i…

Another day, another dry and witty Economist magazine article advising another large country on what its central bankers need to do. There is never any doubt within The Economist brain-trust that central banking is a necessary phenomenon, or that it me…

There is now a robust political constituency supporting the generous tax treatment given to IRAs. One element is the 40 million people who have an IRA. A second element is the retail financial industry – banks, brokerage houses, mutual funds and …