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Republicans Against a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

March 24, 2023

Republicans are working to prevent the central bank from establishing a digital currency (central bank digital currency or CBDC). Ted Cruz (R-Texas), backed by  Mike Braun (R-Ind.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), proposed S. 887: “A bill to amend the Federal Reserve Act to prohibit the Federal reserve banks from offering certain products or services directly […]

Cash Not Accepted

March 16, 2023

There once was a time when cash was the undisputed king. Merchants preferred cash payments over credit, and there were often incentives for paying with paper. I recall receiving lower gas prices when paying with cash, for example. It is increasingly common to see “no cash accepted” signs at establishments as the world moves toward […]

How to Teach Your Kids About Taxes

February 28, 2023

COMMENT: Marty, you are 100% spot on about governments only ever being capable of lying and mismanaging money and raising taxes. The Australian Labor party that ran on a mandate to not change superannuation are now proposing to change superannuation. Their plan is the abolish tax benefits for accounts with balances above $3M, using the […]

Tax Proposals Rising in California Again

January 16, 2020

Back in 2008, a California Socialist activist was gathering signatures in an attempt to impose a state wealth tax on the ballot that would have imposed a new 35% income surtax on top of the Federal income tax. He realized that people would flee the state, so the solution was to impose an exit tax, […]

Hunt for Taxes & Illegally Searching Your Phone & Laptop at the Border

December 11, 2019

The US border guards have been illegally searching laptops and phones for anything that might lead to hidden money. A Federal Court in Boston has ruled warrantless searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers violates the Fourth Amendment. It is amazing that you would even have to take them to court to force […]

The Hunt for Money – No Amount is Too Small

December 10, 2019

COMMENT: You may already know this but in case you don’t: this is a prime example of the ‘war on cash’.: Yesterday I walked into my sisters bank (Santander) in the local town in England, a quite affluent town not somewhere deprived. I handed over and politely asked to deposit a mere £200 (that’s two […]

The Hunt For Taxes – Sell & Leave Before It is too late?

November 24, 2019

QUESTION: Dear MR. Armstrong, As a long time subscriber to your basic level Socrates,I’m very grateful for the guidance I’ve received.I have a question. In the hunt for taxes my Canadian government just assessed me over $80,000.00 for unreported income. I pay my taxes Mr Armstrong, the Canadian government pulled my bank records and although […]

Germany Looking to Impose a CO2 Tax

September 23, 2019

In Germany, the Federal Minister of Research has said that the introduction of a special tax on carbon dioxide is virtually certain. Global warming research is funded by governments in order to raise taxes. They refuse to fund any research to the contrary because this is all about raising taxes. Germany will soon join Canada […]

Australia Police Now Confiscate Loose Coins in Cars

September 20, 2019

I have heard what I thought was every excuse for governments to raise taxes and seize money, but this is one I quite honestly thought was something too low for even the police. New South Wales police have come up with the most bizarre excuse to rob your money I have ever heard of. They […]

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