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Capitalism & Socialism Rightly Understood
December 15, 2011
In a recent op-ed for The New York Times, Professor Gar Alperovitz of the University of Maryland, who teaches political economy there, has written that "something different [from what OWS wants] has been quietly brewing in recent decades: more and more American ...
Harvard's Rogoff: Is Capitalism Finished?
December 14, 2011
Kenneth Rogoff is the International Monetary Fund's former chief economist, and he and co-author Carmen Reinhart are somewhat dubious about capitalism's future. But this is, in fact, a dominant social theme of the larger Anglosphere power elite for whom Rogoff ...
Building NWO: UN Again Involved in Int'l Criminal Court Rulings
December 14, 2011
The United Nations is evidently on its way to becoming a fearsome enforcer of global judicial authority. As we can see from the above article, when the International Criminal Court faces a blockage, it now approaches the UN for enforcement of its demands. The U ...
Libertarianism in One Lesson
December 14, 2011
Essay from Machan's Archives: This essay should come in handy these days when "libertarianism" has become almost a household word. Here is a summary discussion of its central tenets, at least as seen by some prominent libertarians. Libertarians uphold the sove ...
Fearfully, the US Treasury's Secret, 75-Year-Old Fund and Its Dark History Has Been Exposed? …
December 13, 2011
We're not sure who Eric deCarbonnel is, but he has posted five YouTube videos that contain extraordinary allegations about the US Government's Exchange Stabilization Fund. In aggregate, the series is called, "What I have been afraid to blog about: THE ESF AND I ...
No Mandatory Mental Health Screening for Children!
December 13, 2011
Maryanne Godboldo, a mother in Michigan, noticed that pills prescribed by her daughter's doctor were making her condition worse, not better. So Ms. Godboldo stopped giving them to her. That's when the trouble began. When Child Protective Services (CPS) bureaucr ...
BIS Calls for Hyperinflationary Depression?
December 12, 2011
We've already indicated that we believe the Anglosphere power elite is attempting to create a kind of Great Depression in order to ease the path of world government. This squib of an article in MarketWatch (excerpted above) – unnoticed by most of the mainstre ...
Planned Chaos of Euro Collapse?
December 12, 2011
In today's lead article we tried to point out once more (as before) that this global central banking order we have is not to the world's benefit. What we call the Internet Reformation has made it more and more difficult for the powers-that-be to promote their f ...
Are Societies Owned?
December 12, 2011
Libertarians tend to view taxation as unjustified. It is something associated with statism, a kind of coercive institution that expropriates resources from members of society rather than securing the resources voluntarily. Statists, however, criticize the liber ...
Thomas Woods, Jr. on Libertarianism Versus the Catholic Church, Ron Paul's Presidential Chances and US State Secession
December 11, 2011
The Daily Bell is pleased to publish an interview with the distinguished libertarian scholar, Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Daily Bell: Could some states begin to take a real look at secession, state sovereignty and Tenth Amendment actions if the economy continues to wo ...
500 Year Old Global 'Roll-Up' Founders?
December 10, 2011
And another one gone, and another one gone ... Another one bites the dust - Queen Is it possible that the biggest roll-up in history is foundering? What roll-up? Well ... roll-up, of course, is a money-industry term of art. It means that someone - an enterprisi ...
Financial Times Changes Article Headline on EU Three Times!
December 09, 2011
In a feedback to a Financial Times article entitled "Eurozone Signs Up to Closer Ties," writer Danny Barrs makes the point that the FT, a high-profile elite mouthpiece, is "spinning" decisions made at yesterday's EU summit by rewriting its headlines. He points ...
Europe Divides, Elite Reels?
December 09, 2011
Here is a strong statement: The further fracturing of the EU is a setback for what we call the Anglosphere power elite, those powerful families that control central banking around the world and are trying as hard as they can to create global government. Here's ...
Needing Doesn't Justify Stealing
December 09, 2011
What one needs depends on one's goals. And much of the time what one needs to pursue various goals is produced by other people, including some rather important stuff or services. Nonetheless, among genuine free men and women, whatever it is that one needs may o ...
Say What? … UK Telegraph Promotes Cameron's EU Support as 'Honourable'
December 08, 2011
We've heard that Germany is running the EU – or maybe that the Union sprang up like a weed, unkempt and unintended. We have never believed it. The EU, from what we can tell, is a cold-blooded invention of the Anglosphere power elite that intends to use it as ...
Foment OWS Terror, Open Camps?
December 08, 2011
As dedicated analysts of elite dominant social themes, we've been following the recent protests that started on Wall Street and have now spread around the world. We have long since come to the conclusion they have been fomented in support of a larger elite domi ...
Infinitesimal Triumphs at Cern
December 08, 2011
The universe is electrical. It is not gravitational. A child could probably see this, if he or she knew where to look. All the vast nebulae and the other patterns in the universe mimic electrical patterns. The nebulae itself is an electrical pattern found throu ...
Just Another Day in the USA
December 08, 2011
Today was like every other day in the United States during the last few decades. Washington taxed more private wealth to generate government revenue. Congress added more national debt to future generations so they could pay benefits and buy votes today. The Fed ...
Rothschilds Give Formal Support to US Direct Democracy?
December 07, 2011
What an editorial at Huffington Post by Lynn Forester de Rothschild! In it, she makes the point that "some revelation is at hand" – and mostly likely it has to do with the reality of a genuine third-party challenge to put a candidate in the White House. A clo ...
A Century of Infamy?
December 07, 2011
Today is Pearl Harbor Day, the day that will "live in infamy." From our humble point of view, the mainstream narrative of Pearl Harbor Day is nothing more than an elite dominant social theme – the dastardly "Nips" attacked a peace-loving giant, and 'lo the ti ...
Wall Street Buys Up Guns
December 07, 2011
Another subdominant social theme? It's always the same. The Anglosphere power elite buys up all the oil, water and farmland in the world and we are told it is the evolution of the free-market economy. Sure ... And now ... guns. Not George Soros, mind you. The N ...
Statism and Snobbery
December 07, 2011
Satisfaction and happiness in life is significantly dependent upon an individual's ability to make things happen effectively in his or her life. Having activities that you can focus on, act on and engage in competently and effectively is part of what makes life ...
SEC Targets Brokers in Latest Crackdown
December 06, 2011
The SEC is getting ready to crack down on US investment firms. This is surely a kind of sub-dominant social theme of the elite – that more enforcement from Washington, DC is going to help those in danger of being damaged by crooked brokers and advisors. These ...
Obama Pondering National Police Force … Again?
December 06, 2011
We have been commenting on the growing wave of "law and order" in the United States. And this letter to the editor, excerpted above, is surely another sign of it. There is so much ruin in the country (and the West) now that the powers-that-be are likely growing ...
Euro Crisis Destabilizing the Dollar
December 06, 2011
In response to pressure from Wall Street, the White House and central banks in Europe, the Federal Reserve last week drastically cut interest rates for currency swaps to benefit troubled European banks. This will flood world markets with more dollars and will s ...
Wall Street's Darkest Hour, Then and Now?
December 05, 2011
Here's an idea. Let's take down Wall Street. The wars aren't working very well. Too many fingers are being pointed at government and people are plain angry. Better blame Wall Street! Or failing that, the "one percent." We've spent a great deal of time pointing ...
Fed to Investors: Let's Be Fair!
December 05, 2011
We can tell the powers-that-be are still skittish about how the US Federal Reserve is being regarded, increasingly, by the American public because there is suddenly a lot of talk about "fairness." Why this should be is somewhat puzzling, of course. It is just l ...
Scientism versus Liberty
December 05, 2011
The steady but slow march toward liberty has for some time come up against the appeal of scientism. This is the idea that everything in nature behaves just like matter-in-motion. So people, too, move only when moved by stuff around – or within – them, never ...
US Senator Rand Paul on His Famous Father, His Life as a New Senator and the Ongoing Perilous State of the Union
December 04, 2011
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an interview with Senator Rand Paul.Daily Bell: Are you hopeful about America and what do you foresee for the future? Senator Rand Paul: I think so. I think America is an amazingly resilient country primarily because we embr ...
Islamist Tide Re-emerges?
December 03, 2011
An initial article of ours on the issue of the Islamic resurgence in the Middle East was entitled, "Western Elites Secretly Still Building Islam." You can see it here. At the time it caused a bit of controversy but we believed it to be accurate. And it doesn't ...
China Regulator Makes Prosecution Priority of Insider Trading
December 02, 2011
Thanks goodness the Chinese have decided that insider trading is a crime. This sub dominant social theme – that investment information is dangerous and hurtful to other people – is a growing promotion within the ranks of securities professionals. But what's ...
What is Fiat Money?
December 02, 2011
A Short Primer The term "fiat money" - more correctly "fiat currency" - is becoming more wide-spread than it was seven years ago when we put out a movie called FIAT EMPIRE. I certainly didn't invent the term, so I am just going along with the economic jargon a ...
NDAA, Smell of Fear
December 01, 2011
What could make the US Senate pass a law turning ALL Americans into potential suspects? Fear. Fear "they're" being found out. The controllers. The ones who dominated the world so seamlessly in the 20th century, and who've been found out now. That's what the NDA ...
Let Paulson Go … And Free the Alternative Media, Too!
November 30, 2011
Here come the Pecora Hearings. The powers-that-be are efficiently and cold-bloodedly preparing the guillotine for Wall Street. Good! This is the reaction of the hitherto libertarian alternative media. Say what? Yup ... With the possible exception of Lew Rockwel ...
SEC to Beef Up Penalties in Defense of the Little Guy
November 30, 2011
All is going according to plan, so far as we are concerned. The powers-that-be are orchestrating a virtual orgy of anger against the securities industry and people are so angry with top honchos like Hank Paulson (of TARP fame) and Lloyd Blankfein (Goldman Sachs ...
Coordinated Central Bank Rescue: The Smell of Money
November 30, 2011
This is, of course, the Anglosphere power elite's fundamental dominant social theme. Our Money Power is good and we use it wisely and well on YOUR behalf. The "system" cannot be allowed to falter or fail. Not an inch of it. Of course, we ask, "Whose system is i ...
Terminology of the Day: Competitive 'Megapolitan'
November 30, 2011
A new one on us. We hate made-up words because the English language has lots of words to choose from. But the powers-that-be will continue to make up new ones in the hopes that the novelty will disguise the authoritarianism lurking behind. It's always the same ...
The Real Reason Bloomberg Sued to Open Up Fed Records?
November 29, 2011
Is the US gearing up for another "Pecora Hearing"? These hearings that began in 1932 in New York and Washington, DC gave us the current nonsensical regulatory regime that the US suffers from (and has exported to the wide world). Here at the Daily Bell, some of ...
Everything Wall Street Does Is Illegal?
November 29, 2011
Everything Wall Street does is illegal. This decision by Judge Rakoff is being heralded as a breakthrough in "cleaning up Wall Street." But Wall Street cannot be cleaned up. Regulations cannot clean up Wall Street. Laws cannot clean up Wall Street. Judges canno ...
The Folly of Sanctions
November 29, 2011
Many people have the misconception that sanctions are an effective means to encourage a change of behavior in another country without war. However, imposing sanctions and blockades are not only an act of war according to international law, they are most often t ...
Paris Hilton Buys a Ferrari: Off With Her Head
November 28, 2011
This remarkable squib of an article appeared in the Daily Mail on Sunday and at first we didn't believe what we were reading. It is a full-out "rich versus poor" article, the kind that might have been produced by a "Cold War" Politburo (were it to exist today i ...
A Good Man: Libertarian Mr. Bill Still Runs for President
November 28, 2011
Bill Still is one of those people you don't always hear about who's had a tremendous impact on the larger libertarian conversation taking place in the US and, in fact, throughout the West. Now he's running for the US presidency. Will he win? Probably not. ...
Robespierre's War on Terror
November 28, 2011
Dr. Bosworth has written a remarkable article about the Defense Authorization bill now wending its way through the US Congress (see above). He makes it very clear that he thinks this legislation is the formal forerunner to a kind of US police state, though we t ...
Just Because You Hurt Doesn't Mean You're Broken
November 28, 2011
Sometimes you can think that a problem you are having or the emotional pain you're experiencing is a symptom of some kind of psychological problem. But more often than not, what you're experiencing is part of the natural challenges of life. I don't mean to say ...
Rise of the Political Plumber … Wade House and His True Democracy Party
November 27, 2011
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an exclusive interview with Wade D. House. Introduction: First there was Joe the Plumber who became a down-to-earth conservative analyst of note by virtue of his blunt talk. Now there's Wade House, also a plumber, who has st ...
Is the Sovereign Debt Crisis a Replay of the Versailles Treaty?
November 26, 2011
Here at The Daily Bell we track dominant social themes of the Anglosphere power elite (the only elite that matters) and recently we've been pointing out that much of what is going on in the (Western) world is a repeat of the early 20th century. In an article en ...
Should the Government Step In?
November 25, 2011
One of the main emergent US dominant social themes is that the government and regulators must step in to clean up the market and make it safe for investors. The idea is that the larger modern marketplace is very necessary for the functioning of modern society a ...
'J. Edgar,' The Movie
November 25, 2011
J. Edgar helped create the current US penitentiary state because he had an unhappy childhood and lived a secret sexual life as an adult. Because of this, the Federal Bureau of Investigation came into being and was aggressively expanded. Because Hoover was "in t ...
Who Needs Austerity When Some Are Rich?
November 25, 2011
Portugal is broke but austerity measures there are protested persistently. Greece is in the same fix. And indeed in America, too, the Occupy Wall Street crowd appears to believe that if even a few folks are doing very well, no one need tighten his belt since al ...
Look for the Best in People and You'll Find It
November 24, 2011
Look for the best in people and you'll find it; look for the worst and you'll find that, too. How we view others can generate a self-fulfilling prophecy: you believe that they will behave in a certain way, or that you'll be affected by them in a certain wa ...
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