Author Archives: MN Gordon

Warnings from Mount Vesuvius

“Injustice, swift, erect, and unconfin’d, Sweeps the wide earth, and tramples o’er mankind” – Homer, The Iliad When Mount Vesuvius Blew Everything was just the way it was supposed to be in Pompeii on August 24, 79 A.D.  The gods … Continue reading

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How to Stick It to Your Banker, the Federal Reserve, and the Whole Doggone Fiat Money System

Somehow, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke found time from his busy hedge fund advisory duties last week to tell his ex-employer how to do its job.  Namely, he recommended to his former cohorts at the Fed how much they … Continue reading

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The Coming Debt Reckoning

American workers, as a whole, are facing a disagreeable disorder.  Their debt burdens are increasing.  Their incomes are stagnating. There are many reasons why.  In truth, it would take several large volumes to chronicle all of them.  But when you get down to … Continue reading

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Ludwig von Mises’s Century of Validation

It has been said that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  No one quite knows who first uttered this remark; it has been attributed to Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, … Continue reading

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