the dollar vigilante blog

blog articles: 1365

Take Hallucinogenic Drugs & Become A Top Athlete - TDV Week in Review: June 29, 2014

June 29, 2014

Taking drugs might make you a better athlete. Nope, not "performance enhancing" drugs like steroids. Just some good ole' weed n' LSD...You know, those other "performance enhancing" drugs...

What do LSD, marijuana and at least one Major League Baseball team - the San Diego Padres - have in common? When taken together it can result in Major League history...

Read Full Article

If 10% Of Humanity Turn Bitcoiners, Central Banking Goes Extinct

June 27, 2014

[The following post is by Justin O'Connell, TDV Head Researcher]

What might it take for bitcoin to go mainstream?

Scientists have found in recent years that when a mere 10 percent of the population holds dear a certain belief, this belief will be adopted by the lion’s share. In 2011, for instance, scientists at Rensselaer used computational and analytical methods to discover the tipping point where a minority belief becomes the majority opinion.

Read Full Article

Americans Abandon Most Government Institutions During Economic Collapse

June 26, 2014

[Editor's Note: The following post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick]

At first analysts would write it is not a matter of "if" the US economy will collapse, but "when." 

In 2014 it is not a matter of "when" the US economy will collapse. It already is.

Read Full Article

Big Brother Wants Your Son

June 25, 2014

[Editor’s Note: The following post is by TDV contributor, Wendy McElroy]

California Assembly Bill 2201 is indicative of a quiet but growing trend. The US is not only militarizing its police departments to handle a “national emergency” but it is also making certain it can conscript the civilian population at will.

Read Full Article

Hillary/Michelle 2016: A New Hope For America?

June 24, 2014

[Editor's Note: The following post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick]

Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse...

Not many could imagine anyone being worse than George W. Bush... but then came Barack O´Bomber who fooled a lot of people into thinking he was the new face of "peace" even being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize just months into his presidency while he continued on with military efforts throughout the Middle East and Africa and drone bombing wedding parties from Azerbaijan to Yemen.

Read Full Article

Is The FDA Laying The Groundwork For Resecheduling Marijuana?

June 23, 2014

[Editor's Note: The following post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick]

Like on most things the government sits well on the side of tyranny compared to the general public when it comes to marijuana policy. A record number of Americans believe marijuana should be legal: 

Read Full Article

Why Did The Gold Price Rise $50? - TDV Week in Review: June 22, 2014

June 22, 2014

With gold's price increase of $50 on June 19, I thought I would take some time to ponder wherefore. After years of waiting and waiting, the sentiment among bullion investors had seemingly reached multi-year lows. Thus, few were expecting this week for gold to make a $50 run. Certainly betokening of the coming multi-hundred dollar days that will likely be seen in the physical market within a decade, it did anyway. But why!?

Read Full Article

Cronyism In The 21st Century

June 20, 2014

[Editor's Note: The following post is by TDV contributor, Mark E. Jeftovic]

Read Full Article

What Do You Get When You Mix Government Employees With Disruptive Technology?

June 19, 2014

[Editor's Note: The following post is by TDV Editor-In-Chief, Jeff Berwick]

What do you get when you mix government employees with disruptive technology? 

A disaster. Two events in the last week underscore this.

Read Full Article

Skyway Robbery & The Dangers of Traveling Through The United States

June 18, 2014

[The following post is written by TDV Contributor Jayant Bhandari]

On 5th March 2014, I was detained at Detroit airport, just before I was to board the plane.

“I will decide if you will go on this plane or not,” shouted a US custom official with a stress on “I”, while keeping an eye on a young female official, perhaps in his continual attempt to impress her. In an instance I was reminded that I was in a warped space in “the land of the free” where the rule of law or even the rules of nature did not operate. Four “invincible and immortal” custom officials of the States [often spoken with stress and extreme tribal-pride] were to decide what was right and what was wrong.

Read Full Article
back to top