Silver as an investment

Category Archives: Roman Empire

Why So Many (In The West) Are So Pissed Off

Via BusinessCycle.com, Campaigning to “Make America Great Again,” Donald Trump swept to the presidency last November 8, buoyed by a wave of anger and sense of betrayal in the American heartland. He knew that, for many, the American Dream had receded inexorably beyond reach, lingering only in distant memories. Critically, American parents no longer expect […]

Globalization Is Poverty: “The Endgame Is Painfully Obvious”

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Central bankers have never done more damage to the world economy than in the past 10 years. One may argue this is because they never had the power to do that. If their predecessors had had that power, who knows? Still, the global economy has […]

Jim Kunstler’s Solution To Uniting American Citizens – Overturn ‘Citizens United’

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Poor old Karl Marx, tortured by boils and phantoms, was right about one thing: History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Thus, I give you the Roman Empire and now the United States of America. Rome surrendered to time and entropy. Our method is to drive […]

“In The Footsteps Of Rome” – Is Renewal Possible?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Once the shared memories of these values are lost, the Empire ceases to exist; there is nothing left to reform or renew. Is renewal / recovery from systemic decline possible? The history of the Roman Empire is a potentially insightful place to start looking for answers. As […]

Is This Why The UN Human Rights Council Is Silent As Venezuelans Die Oppressed Under Socialism?

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The United Nations Human Rights Council has been silent on the death of Venezuelans at the hands of their democratic socialist government. The UN has sided with death, but that isn’t surprising, considering the horrific plans they have laid out for most humans. The Miami Herald is calling the UN’s […]

How Will The ‘GREAT DEFLATION’ Impact Gold & The Dollar?

By the SRSrocco Report, The coming GREAT DEFLATION will impact the value of Gold and the Dollar much differently than what most analysts are forecasting.  Unfortunately, most analysts do not understand the true underlying value of gold or the U.S. Dollar, because they base their forecasts on information that is inaccurate, flawed or imprecise. This […]

Doug Casey On The End Of Western Civilization

Authored by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, Nick Giambruno: The decline of Western Civilization is on a lot of people’s minds. Let’s talk about this trend. Doug Casey: Western Civilization has its origins in ancient Greece. It’s unique among the world’s civilizations in putting the individual—as opposed to the collective—in a central position. It enshrined logic and […]

Are We Really That Divided?

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If we don't challenge these poisonous polarizing binaries, they may well trigger the accidental suicide of our polity. If there is any statement about politics in America that qualifies as as a truism accepted by virtually everyone, left, right or independent, it's that America is a deeply divided […]

Beware The Dogs Of War: Is The American Empire On The Verge Of Collapse?

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.” — James Madison Waging endless wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and now Syria) isn’t making America—or the rest of the world—any safer, it’s certainly not making America great again, and it’s undeniably digging the […]

Foundation & Empire – Is Donald Trump ‘The Mule’?

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, In Part One of this article I analyzed the similarities of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy to Strauss & Howe’s Fourth Turning, trying to assess how Donald Trump’s ascension to power fits into the theories put forth by those authors. Now I will compare Trump to the […]