All posts in " Gov’t Incompetence "

Will We Have Anything Left to Leave Our Grandchildren?

May 30, 2018

QUESTION: Martin Thanks again for all you do. The subtext of most of what you talk about is overwhelmingly negative. Inflation, deflation, earthquakes, disease, government default, over taxation….. etc. Am I correct in thinking that despite your advice you anticipate most of your readers, even the most wealthy, will be left with little to hand over […]

A Global Systemic Collapse – Opportunity & Risk

May 29, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; FX Street named you forecaster of the year for your Swiss franc euro peg forecast that also nobody else saw coming. I remember you were named here in Canada as Economist of the Decade for your calls during the 1980s with the 1987 crash and the crash in Japan. I by no […]

How the Rich Get Richer!

May 13, 2018

COMMENT: You always support the rich and never see what they do to the rest of us. LW ANSWER: You simply believe the propaganda of governments. The rich get richer by INVESTING in assets. They list Bill Gates among the top in the world. Do you really think one gets rich by making more per […]

California in Peril

February 28, 2018

California is trying to scheme to circumvent the Trump Tax Reform which limits deductions to $10,000 in state taxes from their federal returns. Of course, the California press portrays this as punishment for voting for Hillary. But they support higher taxes as long as they get to deduct them from the Feds, which has been […]

Counter Party Risk – The Truth

February 12, 2018

Counter-Party Risk   Last week (2nd of February, 2018) ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) published the results of its second EU wide stress test for CCP’s (Central “Clearing” Counterparties). These tests are conducted under EMIR (European Markets Infrastructure Regulations) and were first published back in April 2016. There are sixteen CCP’s currently under this […]

Can We Stop the Government Borrowing & Just Print Without Inflation?

January 24, 2018

The conservatives are going nuts about raising the debt ceiling as if this really matters. They claim: “The United States is effectively bankrupt, but that doesn’t matter to the GOP. Once evangelists of fiscal responsibility and scourges of deficit spending, Republicans today glory in spilling red ink. The national debt is now $20.6 trillion, greater than […]

Policeman Jeff Payne Arrests Nurse for Refusing to Take Blood from Unconscious patient

November 6, 2017

Salt Lake City and the university that runs the hospital have settled paying a Utah nurse Alex Wubbels $500,000 for an illegal and abusive arrest by a policeman Detective Jeff Payne who was demanding she take blood from an unconscious patient in violation of his rights. She refused to take his blood without a warrant. The video […]

Government Confusion = Incompetence (Politics v Bankers)

September 25, 2017

QUESTION: Dear Martin Armstrong About The post, “Is There a Way Out of This Financial Mess? “ In the second last paragraph you write, “Taxes have risen as deficits expand because government thinks inflation is the danger.” Link: Shouldn’t that be Deflation? Thank you for doing what you do. U   ANSWER: No. I agree […]

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