Who Pays When the US Government Can’t Play Nice?

The US government really has no idea how to play nice with others, and it’s taking a tremendous toll on the global economy as well as its own. December 10, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Something you learn about capitalism and free markets very quickly is: it guides everyone to play nice… or […]

Surveillance State Versus Individual Privacy: Which Will Triumph?

Many don’t realize the vast extent of the surveillance state, which is why we should be vigilant in protecting our most precious asset: Privacy. December 3, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Private property is the cornerstone of freedom. And one of the most important assets any and all individuals should protect is privacy. […]

Don’t Use 23andMe Until You Read This…

23andMe offers an alluring service, but it might not be worth the risk to your privacy. November 30, 2018 The idea of spitting into a vial, sealing it up, and sending it off to a company like 23andMe seems cool at first. You can discover what you can about your genetic background, family, and the […]

Sin Tax: Government Profiting Off Your Good Time

Chicago, Illinois is in the headlines again for their latest sin tax, but they aren’t the only guilty jurisdiction targeting lifestyle choices. November 26, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Never underestimate the stupidity of large groups that vote. Happy Cyber Monday folks! Just in time for the holidays and here comes another sin […]

TSA Takes Creepy to Another Level (Here’s How)

It’s hard to say if the TSA is getting creepy or lazy with their screening and surveillance, but either way, they are getting far more intrusive. November 21, 2018 When you went to the airport before 2001, you would go to the airline ticket counter if you had bags to check … then go “through […]

Government Doesn’t Know Better Than the Private Sector

Year over year the fiscal disasters throughout the government make it painfully obvious it is too big and really doesn’t know better than the private sector. November 19, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I think it’s remarkable how people can watch the blatant malfeasance of government manifest itself before their very eyes, and […]

Private Property Rights, Not Higher Taxes, Will Fix Housing Crises

There is a serious housing crisis happening in many cities around the world. But the solution is a respect for property rights, not higher taxes or more money. November 12, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP When I balk at taxes, the first line of defense is always something with the greatest utility like […]

Election Season USA

Election season is upon the USA, and it has become more of an emotional frenzy than a democratic process of people holding their government accountable. November 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I might be an expat, but there is something to be said for being above the fray during the US midterm election […]

Facebook Spies on Your Internet Browsing

November 2, 2018 Every Facebook account has a “View as” feature, which lets you see your profile as a random user on Facebook would see it. Unfortunately, Facebook didn’t realize that feature left the front door to your account wide open, allowing another user to take control of your account. Here is Guy Rosen, a […]

Tax Cuts Won’t Mask Trade War & Tariff Pitfalls Forever

The US is coming down off the tax cut rush, and the consequences of a trade war and tariffs are becoming more visible. October 29, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Talk to any major Trump fan, and you’ll hear a lot of positive economic talk largely substantiated by top-line numbers. The main argument […]