Category Archives: Out of the Past

“Holy Grail” of Spanish Treasure Galleons Found Off Colombia

The San José went down in 1708 filled with gold, silver and gems now worth billions of dollars Ask a modern-day treasure hunter what ship they’d most want to find and many would say they’d give their right arm to … Continue reading

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32¢ on the Dollar and Getting Screwed Faaaaaast!

Originally published on the Federal Observer, April 21, 2009. Maybe it’s coming ’round again. ~ J.B. April 21, 2009 – You spend your entire adult life living life the right way. You buy a car on ‘time’, you pay your … Continue reading

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and “All that Jazz…



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Ecstasy of Gold

Ennio Morricone and Metallica 

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The German Hyperinflation, 1923

In the mid-1960s, money manager George J.W. Goodman began to write a series of irreverent and witty columns for New York magazine under the borrowed name of capitalism’s founding theorist, Adam Smith. As “Adam Smith,” Goodman went on to write … Continue reading

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One world, One money

A global currency is not a new idea, but it may soon get a new lease of life ~ Foreword ~ In 1998 this Rothschild owned publication claimed we will be under a global currency by 2018. They also correctly … Continue reading

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Why Did These Five Currencies Crash?

Hyperinflation occurs when a country experiences very high rates of inflation, which erodes the real value of the local currency, and causes the population to minimize their holdings of local money. It is argued that hyperinflation often occurs as a … Continue reading

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Money Imperialism

Introduction to the German Edition In theory, the global financial system is supposed to help every country gain. Mainstream teaching of international finance, trade and “foreign aid” (defined simply as any government credit) depicts an almost utopian system uplifting all … Continue reading

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2,000-year-old Roman shipwrecks discovered off the coast of Alexandria

…with stunning gold coins and a ‘royal head of crystal’ Archaeologists have discovered three sunken shipwrecks dating back more than 2,000 years off the coast of Egypt. Among the haul of treasures uncovered in the harbour city of Alexandria, was … Continue reading

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WEIMAR: The Story of the Devastating Currency Collapse That Still Haunts Europe Today

Weimar Germany after World War One went through one of the worst hyperinflations in history, unleashing untold horrors on the German people and their economy. Memories of Weimar still haunt the eurozone today. The European Central Bank, widely considered to … Continue reading

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