The State

Why You’ll Never See Your Superannuation Savings…

You owe it to yourself take this advice. But even if I’m right and you act now, you may not be able to save your entire superannuation savings.

Seeking Asylum? No Problem. But You’ve Got to Join the Army First…

Clearly, illegal immigrants are a headache for the government. But rather than store them on Christmas Island, the Army Reserve wants them to serve their new country.

World Government Tells Australia What to Do…

What you probably didn’t realise when you cast your vote is that there are some things where the Australian government doesn’t have power.

Is This the Start of a New World Order?

Given that the international trade and welfare agencies are Western-focused, the emerging powers don’t feel like they are getting their fair dues.

Imagine How Bad Life Would be Without This…

Anyone who lobbies a government in order to get the government to ban something is in my view an undesirable person.

Australian Government Spending Soars by $60 Billion

With an ageing population is this old welfare state formula sustainable? Who will pay back these debts in the future if there are fewer wage earners to tax?

Why Minimum Wage Means Maximum Slavery

Anytime artificial numbers are substituted for what an otherwise free market would be willing to pay, somebody gets hurt.

Two Days Until Tax Freedom…

Simply put, it’s the idea that if you figure out how much tax you pay to the government during the year, you can pinpoint how many days you actually work for the government.

Do This Now to Beat the New ‘Super Income Tax’

Well, what do you know? The current government reckons they need to take more of your money with the ‘super income tax’. So, what does that mean for you…?

Money, Politics and the Great Keynesian Fraud

Keynes argued that a government could take the edge off a business recession by making more credit available when money got tight… and by spending itself.

Freedom from Government

When you act alone, you can flexibly do whatever is necessary to stay ahead of the government. If new laws are passed, you can change your methods to continue doing what you want to do.

The Influence of the Military Today…

Two days from now Australia will get a taste for what happens in American sports stadiums every day of the year. It’s the glorification of the military and war.

How the State Gives the Dollar Value

The US dollar has value because the government levies $3 trillion in tax liabilities annually and accepts only US dollars in payment — which only it issues.

The Rights Trap

The Rights Trap is the belief that your rights will make you free. Unfortunately, rights exist only in theory. In practice, they don’t accomplish much.

Dr Marc Faber: The Terminal Phase of a Credit and Asset Bubble

At the heart of this expansion in debt, and cycle of bubbles and busts is the reliance of the US economy on consumption. For the last century, policy makers have encouraged consumption on all levels of society including government, and discouraged savings.