Smoke and mirrors: When your money fails

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- American financial elites are touted as having "saved the world" by the likes of Time magazine. In reality, they merely printed more Monopoly money unattached to gold and more…

How the Internet changed our world forever

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- There can be no doubt the Internet has changed our world forever. Those of us born before the Internet came into prominence and preeminence are known as "digital more…

Thunderheart and the Trail of Tears

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- In northern California, the options for entertainment are endless. There's the beach, the mountains, Yosemite National Park, whale watching at Point Reyes, the giant elephant seals of Ano more…

Life-saving lessons from the Red Cross

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- While observing a recent Red Cross First Aid and CPR course, I encountered an instructor who had served as a combat medic with an elite Special Forces unit more…

In the eye of a hurricane

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi – Walking along the Mississippi shoreline, it was difficult to find the words to describe the devastation unfolding before my intrepid eyes. I'd traveled more…

Gold, Crassus and future of digital money

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- In Ancient Rome, a famous warrior named Spartacus (111 B.C.-71 B.C.), served as a soldier in the Roman Legion's Auxiliary. He hailed from Macedonia. Through complex circumstances, Spartacus more…

'Bloodline': Godless parenting leads to godless kids

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Pharmakeia – from the Ancient Greek, sorcery, magical arts, often found in connection with idolatry and fostered by it. Florida, sometimes referred to as "America's basement," is home to varied more…

Saudi Arabia's mysterious 'crown jewel'

by Anthony C. LoBaido --  (Editor’s Note: This is Part IV of journalist Anthony C. LoBaido’s series “Arabiana.” In this installment, LoBaido investigates the possibility that Saudi Aramco, the world’s richest company, will more…

America waging despicable war on whistleblowers

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "Often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government is an existing government employee committed to public integrity and willing to speak out. Such more…