The Smoking Gun?

“The Deep State was not the problem. It was the up-in-your-face state.” – Bob Woodward Dear Reader, If you missed yesterday, I’ll fill you in real quick. Our new Session came out this week, starring an old friend of mine,… Read More

The Grid’s “Not My Problem”, Uh, Until It Is

“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” – Nikola Tesla Dear Reader, “One of the big issues… Read More

Fear the Competing Agendas

“Monsters will always exist. There’s one inside each of us. But an angel lives there, too. There is no more important agenda than figuring out how to slay one and nurture the other.” – Jacqueline Novogratz Dear Reader, “Pretty good,… Read More

Some Unforeseen Physical Meltdown

“The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.” – Robert Kiyosaki Dear Reader, “I’m betting ‘it’ comes not in the form of some unforeseen physical meltdown or other single failure,” our reader Carl begins,… Read More

It’s Not Fear Porn

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” — W. Clement Stone Dear Reader, Blue skies and 72. Hey, it’s the first day of summer. Recently, I caught up with my friend, David Tice. David was the founder of the… Read More

What Will Citizens of Western Civilization Accept?

“In the end, they wanted security more than they wanted freedom.” – Edward Gibbon, Author of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Dear Reader, “Are you freaking kidding me?” a polite reader begins, “Kunstler? Wow,… Read More

“I’ll Begin In Broad Strokes…”

“The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” – F.A. Hayek Dear Reader, Years ago, I was working with John Papola, a filmmaker from Austin, Texas….. Read More

Towards Grandiose, Fantastical Thinking

“Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.” — Eugene O’Neill Dear Reader, Back in 2009, author Jeffery Tucker gave me one Bitcoin. He was sitting in my… Read More

“A Gigantic Epic, Historic Train Wreck…”

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” — Ernest Hemmingway Dear Reader, “It’s perfectly obvious when you look around and see it,” James Howard Kunstler tells me. “And it is a gigantic epic, historic… Read More

The Ultimate Panacea is… [drumroll]

“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists”. – Ernest Hemingway Dear… Read More

A Proven Strategy for Times of Turmoil

“If you have trouble imagining a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn’t be in stocks.” — John Bogle Dear Reader, We know that it’s impossible to predict the future. But as Alexander Green says, you need to “make… Read More