Guest Column: Pirates on the Veranda

Feds announce plans to nationalize IRAs/401Ks
by Brian Wright (with ref. to Patrick Heller)

When Pat’s column in CoinUpdate came over the email, I glanced quickly then did a double take. What? You can’t be serious? We all know the federal government has conducted a sustained campaign of indiscriminate plunder (and murder) over the years—from the Indian Wars, to the “income” tax, to the Federal Reserve, to the 9/11 attacks[1], to the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan—and you can make a case that leading Wall Street investment firms have built their fortunes substantially on the blood money derived from such organized aggression. Continue reading