It’s a beautiful morning.

I have long advocated, and actively planned to be self-sufficient.  Not because I am a latter-day Boy Scout – because, to quote a brilliant economist I know quite well  – myself – “We are off the cliff and in free-fall. All of the rhetoric about “landing on our feet” doesn't matter.  The problem is running […]

Precious metals? What could possibly go wrong?

This is an OP-ED.  Don't lose your mind over it – but gold can't hold at it's current price at a ratio of almost 41 to silver.  I'm sure everyone knows this, but there is a lot of platinum in the system.  It's used in manufacturing, but no country ever used it as a standard […]