Go Against the Flow, Stupid

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Two things will always be true about capital controls: they will always fail in the end and they will always protect the guilty. The Swiss have printed unprecedented amounts of francs to peg their currency against the euro. In the end, that decision will have a cost that is […]

The Fat Lady Is Singing…..Without Her Twinkie

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent Just how bad does American business have to get before people finally start to get it? Hostess, the maker of the Twinkie, has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in the fattest nation on Earth. Does anybody else see just a tad of irony in that? This was the second […]

Is It Time to Shrug?

by Steve Hilgart, Director of Conference Operations and Marketing Warning: Several sarcastic parenthetical comments ahead… continue at your own risk. The presidential elections are like a train wreck. You don’t want to see it, but you can’t look away! Everywhere I look I see fear and uncertainty. It’s been foretold that a democracy only lasts […]

Lets All Hold Hands and Jump Off the Cliff Together!

by Scott Causey, GWP Resource Correspondent The Western World’s economic policies are destroying any hope of a real recovery. More importantly, I fear that it is completely intentional, as most things with government and big business are. Think back 10 years ago, and how you viewed the world then, as opposed to now. How would […]

One World Currency – Not Just Coming…Already Here

by Mike Cobb, Hemispheres Publishing Now before you write me off as another tinfoil helmet whack job, take a look at how the 2nd largest US airline defines its liability for lost luggage: For international travel to which the Montreal Convention applies (including domestic portions of international travel), United’s liability is limited to 1,131 SDR […]

I Have Seen the Promised Land…

by Steve Hilgart, Director of Conference Operations It seemed impossible. I couldn’t travel the world and experience all life has to offer… After all – I was working 16-18 hour days, 7 days a week. And it wasn’t the right time anyways – I had only met this nut case (Bobby Casey) a few years […]

Public Perception of Having Multiple Passports

by Adam Wolf, Director of US Operations Second Passport – Good or Bad? There have been several stories in the lamestream media lately of high-profile American citizens renouncing their citizenship, giving up their U.S. passports (or slave cards as Jeff Berwick calls them), and moving overseas. Specifically, the big stories have been about Eduardo Saverin, […]

Are you the Oblivious, the Informed Sloth, or the Thinking Action-Taker?

Happy Friday the 13th, There are 3 types of people living in the world today:  The Oblivious.  This person lives in a rut.  He works 8-5, watches American Idol at night, drinks beer watching Sportscenter on the weekends, and repeats week after week.  The Informed Sloth.  This person watches the news.  He is educated.  He […]