The Quiet Value of Hobbies

I was at a coin store the other day, and asked the proprietor about a nice proof condition Walking Liberty half dollar. He chatted with me a bit, and lamented the fact that numismatics was a dying hobby-that once today’s generation had passed, there would be no more coin collectors, save at the absurd .01% level-the kind of people who only want some coin that is absolutely unique merely to say they have it, rather than as a passion they have to finish a collection they began years ago and painstakingly accumulated over a lifetime.

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The Coming Great Collapse And How To Survive It

If you’ve been watching current events unfold and are completely on board with the idea of a speedy recovery and then we’re back to business as usual, you need to stop reading right now.  This article isn’t for you…though I’d suggest that if that is the case you have not only drunk the proverbial Kool-Aid, you’re practically drowning in it.  If, on the other hand, you’ve been very uncomfortable with the direction our country has been going for years (even before the Wuhan Flu gave the Fed yet another excuse to bail out the Banksters and give the rest of us a stiff middle finger), keep reading.

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Oil, Covid 19, and the “Lockdown”-What Really Happened?

So, I’m having a hard time buying the idea that any lockdown needed to happen because of a virus that is unlikely to kill more than one person in every 100,000 on this planet.  I’m having such a hard time, in fact, that I’ve tried to come up with some kind of alternative explanation that suits the facts…an explanation that actually makes logical sense.  Allow me to posit this:
Putin met with MBS (Saudi leader) the first week in March.  At that point, the coronavirus was just underway in Asia but nowhere else, really.  They discussed oil production cuts.  Putin refused, the Saudis threw their production wide open, and now oil prices are in negative territory for the first time in history.

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