This problem is 10,000 times bigger than the border wall

We are in the midst of the longest government shutdown in history.

Don’t get me wrong, I like having the government shut down. As I’ve said before, I believe it is my moral duty to pay as little taxes as possible.

The government does some really stupid things[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 17, 2019
  • Dorado

Potential US presidential contender thinks YOUR money is in the “wrong hands”

Grab your wallets. Bill de Blasio, the Mayor of New York City, may be lining up a presidential run. And in his State of the City speech last Thursday, he gave us a peak of what the future could have in store…
“Here's the truth. Brothers and sisters, there's plenty[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 15, 2019
  • San Juan

Yet another MAJOR reason to buy gold

For almost a year now, I’ve been advising you that gold production is plunging…

By itself, declining gold production isn’t a huge deal.

It takes hundreds of millions of years for minerals to form deep in the earth’s crust… but humans only need a few decades to extract[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 14, 2019
  • Dorado

Man bills the US government for his Corvette. This is how they responded…

Last week I decided to use my tax savings to pay the rent for US government workers affected by the shut down. Emails keep coming in from furloughed federal employees having a tough time. And money keeps going out.

As I’ve been highlighting over the past week, the government[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 11, 2019
  • Sovereign Valley Farm

The rise of Socialism: Standing on the shoulders of morons

I’ve spent the last several days in this quaint Colombian city near the Venezuelan border (though I’m presently at the airport, en route to Chile for a board meeting).

As I’ve discussed several times in the past, Colombia is great. It’s naturally gorgeous, incredibly cheap, and full of interesting[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 9, 2019
  • Bucaramanga

Debt, dope and casinos: Chicago is circling the drain

While the federal government is slowly careening toward permanent, fiscal disaster, many state governments (which don’t have the power of the printing press) are already staring into the abyss…

Take Illinois, for example. It’s the most broke state in the US with nearly $250 billion in debt. And it[...]
  • Simon Black
  • January 8, 2019
  • Bucaramanga