Blog Posts - Free Markets



The Water Thief: A Likely Future?

Although this book is said to have been around since 2012, Wally first heard of it only a few days ago.  “I skimmed a review online and immediately placed an order.“Upon arrival, the first thing I noticed, it was self-published and I almost...
by Weird Wally's Worldview on Feb 15, 2015

GoldSilver.com’s Mike Maloney: Potential Fallout From Unpegging Swiss Franc From Euro

Regular Survival And Prosperity readers may recall that GoldSilver.com used to be an affiliate marketing partner of the blog. Great company (specializes in the instruction of precious metals investing and providing world-class gold and silver dealer...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 21, 2015

Are the free markets…”social Darwinism”?

Question by : Are the free markets…”social Darwinism”? Apparently the right wing of politics are Darwinists or something crazy like that. lol Best answer: Answer by City of the blindIts really up to the individual and the market the...

Get A Job

Is it just me or anybody else getting tired of the market getting blamed for low wages? Low wage jobs are nothing new. There have always been low paying jobs and there will always be low paying jobs. These type of jobs were not meant to be the end al...
by Freedom Bunker on Sep 9, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz on the Difference Between Reaganomics & Obamanomics

Well said sir! Reaganomics: You start a business in your parents' garage. Obamanomics: You move into your parents' garage. — Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) July 20, 2013...
by Fire Jim Moran on Jul 22, 2013

Are free market policies always right?

For decades governments that dared to challenge the IMF model swiftly found themselves out of favor in Washington and other Western capitals. But the financial crisis that started in 2008 prompted a new debate over free market policies and IMF ideolo...
by Catarina's World on Jun 13, 2013

Regulatory organisms in America

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission – CFTC. It was created in 1974 with the mandate to regulate markets in commodity futures and options in the United States. www.cftc.gov Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – FINRA. Fo...
by ASD Forex on May 17, 2013

Strategy 9 – ADX and Moving Averages

Time Frame: All Currency Pairs: All Indicators: 21 SMA, ADX (14) (SMA = Simple Moving Average) Signs of buy: When the +DI (green line) crosses the -DI (orange line) will open a buy order at the first candle that opens … Continue reading →...
by ASD Forex on May 13, 2013

Internet Taxes Will Encourage Underground Commerce

The senators who just voted in favor of the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 (S.336) will continue to wax eloquent about its benefits. Colorado’s Mark Udall whines about how “[i]t does not seem fair for a business that establish...
by Freedom Bunker on May 8, 2013

Voting against your own interests? Nonsense! (part 2)

Yesterday I touched on one reason why the accusation of “voting against your own interests” stands on shaky ground. Namely, that just because a politician says “I want to create more X,” doesn’t necessarily mean there will be more X. But wh...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 25, 2013

Voting against your own interests? Nonsense!

Yesterday I touched on one reason why the accusation of “voting against your own interests” stands on shaky ground. Namely, that just because a politician says “I want to create more X,” doesn’t necessarily mean there will be more X. But wh...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 25, 2013

Government is Not the Answer

Doesn’t it just seem like government is getting involved in too much these days? They have their hand in just about everything. All I hear and read about is how Congress is debating this new law and that new law. How about no NEW laws, but let&...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 23, 2013

Why Gold Fell – The Pros Harvesting Cash from the Unsuspecting

Gold Plummets and Investors Suffer Published below are gold charts reproduced from Kitco (http://www.kitco.com/charts/) on Thursday April 17, 2017. What they clearly show is someone taking advantage of a market. Probably perfectly legal, but highly o...
by Cymor Strategic Growth Funds on Apr 17, 2013

Tyranny Over the Mind

  The U.S. Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder recently said that homeschooling is not a fundamental right. The Obama administration made that argument in federal court regarding the Romeike family, Christians who sought asylum...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 11, 2013

Gateway drug to libertarianism: Milton Friedman

The late economist Milton Friedman probably played a meatier role in the spread of libertarianism than any other figure of his age. He did it not by demonizing government (although he wasn’t shy about telling the emperor that he was stark naked) bu...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 6, 2013

The Benefits of Economic Competition

Robust competition is always present in a society where free markets are allowed to flourish. In the words of David Boaz, that type of system will simply “produce better results than centralized or monopoly systems.” In monopolies, of course,...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 3, 2013

Gateway Drug to Libertarianism: Defending the Undefendable

Chances are, you’ve probably tried to introduce your statist friends to the basic ideas of liberty. And chances are , you’ve failed. While there is no easy solution to getting past the roadblock of your liberty-loathing pals’ preconceptions, th...
by Freedom Bunker on Apr 1, 2013

Smart answers to stupid questions: Who will build the roads?

Let’s start with joke: In Stalin’s Russia, two elderly ladies, let’s call them Svetlana and Borisina, are waiting in a bread line. It’s been a long, harsh winter and they not happy. “Ugh,” Svetlana groans. “I seem to spend half my life...
by Freedom Bunker on Mar 30, 2013

Would Our Economy Fail Without a Federal Reserve?

There’s no doubt it’s a commonly-held opinion, that the Federal Reserve System is what has always stabilized us – without it, you might say, recessions would be far more severe. But the Federal Reserve, let’s remember, precede...
by Freedom Bunker on Mar 29, 2013

Shopping for Democracy (or why I am not a Nazi)

First a confession: I plead guilty to being the strangest breed of all libertarians. I am an anarcho-capitalist. That means that my belief in freedom goes beyond a desire for smaller, constitutionally limited government. It means that my ideal societ...
by Freedom Bunker on Mar 25, 2013


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