Paul Ryan’s Game Of Hard-To-Get

By:     Mark Davis                               Paul Ryan could have saved himself a lot of trouble the moment Donald Trump became the obvious Republican nominee. He could have stepped before a bank of microphones and said: “ I congratulate Donald Trump for becoming…

Perry, Other Republicans Selling Their Souls to Trump

By:     Jonah Goldberg “Let no one be mistaken: Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised and discarded,” former Texas Gov. Rick Perry declared 10 months ago. Trump’s candidacy, Perry added, represents “a toxic mix of demagoguery and mean-spiritedness and nonsense that will lead the Republican Party to…

No Capital Controls Here, This Is the United States

By:  Bill Tatro     The Bretton Woods system, which emerged after WWII and lasted until the early ‘70s, had as one of its basic principles Capital Controls. However, after the decade of the ‘70s the pendulum shifted to a more free-market thinking and Capital Controls were relegated to the back burner. “The Latin American…

An Investor’s Lament!

By:  Bill Tatro           Having been besieged lately by brokers who say they have the investment (stock) of a lifetime, I find myself retreating from the onslaught. I somehow get the feeling that it is December 1999 or late 2007 and the next move could be a decisive one and bad…