Is This Progress?

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
C. S. Lewis

Finally Friday

At last, Friday has come. Has this week seemed longer than usual to you? It has to me, too. But the support lines we continue to monitor are strong so let's consider what next week might bring.

A2A with David McAlvany

Today, David McAlvany stopped by Turdville for a very informative, 45-minute webinar.

Thanks, Ben Bernanke, for these Unintended Consequences of Your Keynesian Ludicrousness

Artificial central planners claim to know best.  They pontificate endlessly over models, and theories, which at their core, are nothing but claptrap designed to enable politicians to spend recklessly without consequences, all for the SOLE purpose of maintaining the power structure of the elite.

TFMR Podcast - Wednesday, May 7

In a stunning development, price was shoved back today from the main trendline that we've been following for months.

More from John Batchelor and Stephen F. Cohen

As long as the American media refuses to debate the ethics and consequences of U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine, I will continue to post these weekly conversations between John Batchelor and Stephen F. Cohen.

Turd with Elijah Johnson of

Earlier today, I had the pleasure to visit once again with Elijah Johnson of

TFMR Podcast - Tuesday, May 6

It was a weird day. The dollar broke down toward 79 yet the metals barely budged. Why? Turd has a pretty good idea...


Let's just mix as many metaphors as we can...It's down for the count and wallowing in the mire. No matter what you call it, this dog with fleas will not hunt.

The Valley of Alliswell

Waiting on the mountaintop can get lonely and cause you to question your deepest held beliefs. For a while, it is a great party, sitting there with your closest friends, closing 401K accounts, buying silver, telling stories, singing “Any Minute Now.”

But weeks, months, and now 3 years pass and the end doesn’t come. What now?

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