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The Bonner Diaries
Find out why Bill Bonner’s daily missives are reknown throughout the world for their irreverence, insight and wit.
Join your globe trotting editor as he punctures economic fallacy, overbearing windbags and political grandstanding as easily as he finds common cause with the lost, the misunderstood and the downtrodden.
You won’t find a take on economics, modern life and ideas quite like the Bonner Diaries.
A man who recycles tobacco sticks — and spends no money in the process — is a sinner; he is practically committing an act of economic sabotage.
Despite our recent open letter to him, the person not sending us an email was Donald J Trump. But let’s check with the markets before we return to politics…
Hillary’s Deep State economics don’t work. We’ve been arguing for years that fixing the price of credit by central banks would have the same consequences as fixing any other price: disaster.
Adjusted for inflation, real growth in the US economy — as measured by actual tax collections rather than the feds’ squirrelly statistics — is falling. The world economy, too, is slowing.
Here at the Diary, we always take the side of the underdog, the diehard, and the lost cause. It’s beginning to look like Donald Trump may be all three.
Is the election really rigged? Probably not in the way Mr Trump intends listeners to believe. But the ‘system’ is so rigged that the election results hardly matter.
What is the 2016 election if not a giant pileup of perversion, error, miscalculation, and accident? What is the cause? We have a prime suspect.
Our views on the demise of conservativism are not unique to us. But our views on what caused it are. Bill Bonner explains the death of conservative America.
Fake money, fake statistics, and fake interest rates — they’ve created an economy where the Trump voter has less real income.
We had tuned in to watch the presidential debate. The most painful part of the evening was the earnest self-congratulation that preceded the main event.
The next major panic in the financial markets is likely to be the end of the world, in the sense that the world we take for granted will quickly disappear.
We baby boomers were famously ‘na…na…na…live for today.’ Now, it’s tomorrow. And many of us — often through no fault of our own — are having trouble making ends meet.
The convenience store down the road is being cleaned out. ‘There seems to be a run on cash,’ said a clerk at our bank. ‘People preparing for the hurricane.’
Trying to suppress free markets or abolish them always leads to confusion, bubbles, bankruptcies, and misery. Economies weaken; people grow poorer.