'Get out of war free' card

by Vox Day -- The case of the missing birth certificate grows more and more curious. It has been fascinating to see how quickly various news sites have been frantically altering their more…

History's engine and the great bear wave

by Vox Day -- I had the good fortune to attend a lecture given by Robert Prechter this weekend. Prechter is the originator of the fascinating neo-science of socionomics, about which I more…

Irrational finance

by Vox Day -- The public in many countries is understandably concerned by the commitment of substantial government resources to aid the financial industry when other industries receive little or no assistance. more…

Americans walk away

by Vox Day -- We find that 26% of the existing defaults are strategic. We also find that no household would default if the equity shortfall is less than 10% of the more…

Firestarter

by Vox Day -- Last week, I considered the possibility that Barack Obama would fail to reappoint Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Events last week, however, would seem to more…

Will Obama cap Bernanke?

by Vox Day -- The economic history of the last 30 years is the triumph of monetarism over neo-Keynesian economics. When conventional Keynesian measures proved incapable of taming the inflation and high more…

Voxiversity III kicks off

by Vox Day -- During the eight years I have written this column for WND, I have received numerous requests for reading recommendations. And in eight years of receiving critical e-mails and more…

Out of ammo

by Vox Day -- Last week, Barack Obama declared that the U.S. was out of money. Today, General Motors is expected to file for bankruptcy, which is an ominous sign in a more…

We are out of money

by Vox Day -- Steve Scully, C-Span: You know the numbers, $1.7 trillion debt, a national deficit of $11 trillion. At what point do we run out of money? Obama: Well, we more…

Flaw in the ointment

by Vox Day -- According to the modern Friedman-Keynes synthesis, there are two tools in the hands of most national authorities that permit them to attempt fine-tuning the economy. The first tool, more…