Seizing Power and Property Leads to Destruction and Poverty

When populism leads to seizing power and property in defiance of market forces, you inevitably wind up with destruction and poverty. May 21, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The world is watching as supposed economic “underdogs” are seizing the means of production from their alleged oppressors. All I see is accelerated collapse. No […]

Trump Backs out of Iran Deal Costing Billions to Businesses

Trump’s decision to back out of the nuclear deal with Iran and reinstate sanctions on the Islamic Republic, was not well received by businesses or partner nations in the accord… including China. May 14, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Just shy of three years ago, we did an article called “An Unsanctioned Iran?”. A […]

Is There No Incentive to End Wars & Cure Diseases?

In a system rooted in cronyism, is there any incentive to solve problems rather than protract them? May 7, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States’ political class sold its citizenry a bill of goods: that ending war and disease comes with the destruction of Western economy as we know it. It’s never been said […]

Socialism Comes at the Cost of Individual Freedom

Socialism is the racket that over promises and under delivers, but when it inevitably fails to keep its promises, it comes at the cost of individual freedom. April 30, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Capitalists are often admonished for being heartless and uncaring because they flatly reject socialist solutions to economic and social […]

China Makes Its Way into Oil Futures with Petro-Yuan

China and its petro-yuan are positioning themselves to give the United States a run for its petrodollar. April 16, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States has not been doing itself any favors in terms of foreign relations. We have covered quite a few instances where China and Russia have collaborated with one […]

New Assault Weapons Ban Bill Is Not About Safety

The new Assault Weapons Ban bill seems more concerned with banning scary looking things than it is with safety or reducing mass shootings. April 9, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP In a matter of a couple weeks after the Parkland, Florida shootings, an Assault Weapons Ban bill – introduced by David Cicilline (D-RI) […]

Trump’s Economic Plan Makes No Sense

Trying to makes sense of Trump’s budget and spending strategies is a fool’s errand.  With military malfeasance and over spending, the US is not moving closer to economic solvency. April 2, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The more I read about Trump’s budget and spending policies, the less any of it makes sense. The aggressive […]

Trump’s Tariffs: The Sequel

The aftermath of the Trump Tariffs is being both felt and seen in various industries, and it’s only been a couple weeks. March 26, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP No sooner do I publish an article warning of the potential economic disasters associated with Trump’s Tariffs, do I see a week’s worth of […]

First Tax Cuts, But Then Tariffs?

From tax cuts to tariff hikes, what is Trump’s economic endgame? March 19, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The United States is being pulled in several economic directions under Trump’s administration. I won’t call it “leadership” as that would be overstating things quite a bit. However, while fans of Trump rightly lauded his […]

States Buck Federal Government When it Comes to Civil Asset Forfeiture

With so many unwitting and innocent people getting ensnared in the asset forfeiture dragnet it remains a hot topic; but it also has many states pitted against the federal government. March 12,2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP As they say even the word hopeless has hope in it. To that end, I am eagerly […]