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Jp Cortez

Jp Cortez is a graduate of Auburn University, a current law school student, and a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina. He is a Mises University alumnus. He is the Assistant Director of the Sound Money Defense League, an organization which is working to bring back gold and silver as America's constitutional money.

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Idaho Politician Opposes Removing Tax on Gold for a Very Odd Reason

According to one Idaho legislator, gold is useless as an inflation hedge because its price has increased 4,000% since the 1860s.
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When Government Acts, Unintended Consequences Follow

Taxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

When pundits say there might be "unintended consequences" of government intervention, they are usually greatly understating the situation.
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Six Steps Trump Can Take Toward Better Monetary Policy

Money and BanksMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Even without ending the Fed, there are several steps that the Trump administration can take toward improving monetary policy.

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Markets May Tell Us More than the Pundits

Media and CulturePolitical Theory


Pundits like Paul Krugman have become true masters of wildly incorrect speculation.

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Bring Back the "Gold-Clause Contracts"

Legal SystemMoney and BanksGold StandardMonetary Theory


The courts have long sided with the Feds in refusing to enforce gold clauses in private contracts. State governments can undo some of this damage.

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