Author: Robert Gore

There’s no stopping… The Swarm

There’s no stopping… The Swarm by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Thag and his tribesmen had taken down a mammoth that morning. The feast was still underway, but Thag was bored with the men grunt-bragging about their exploit and...

Calling A Bluff?

Calling A Bluff? by Robert Gore – Straight Line Logic Things are seldom what they seem… In “Plot Holes,” SLL took a contrary tack to the consensus after Michael Flynn was fired: “The upshot of many commentators is that Trump...

The Useful and the Useless

The Useful and the Useless by Robert Gore The battle lines are forming. You’re standing on the prow of an ocean liner cutting through the icy waters of the North Atlantic. A huge iceberg looms dead ahead. You’ve seen it...

Being Ignored Can Be a Blessing

Being Ignored Can Be a Blessing by Robert Gore Billions of people around the globe would like Americans to put America first. The largest infrastructure project in the world is China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, often referred to...

Are You Paying Attention to the Bond Market?

A World of Problems

Europe is facing a banking crisis, a reappearance of Greece’s financial crisis, and a crisis in Syria. Hold on to your hats. From The Zman at theburningplatform.com: Back when the Germans were threatening to shut down Greece and sell it...

You Will Be Poor

You Will Be Poor

There has been a progression through each iteration of monetary theft. A trial balloon launches, usually from academia, which proposes an “innovation” contrary to reigning practice and orthodoxy. A curmudgeonly minority reject it; the majority, securing their places on the...

Corrupt and Deranged

Corrupt and Deranged

Contemporary governance embodies corruption within deranged systems resting on foundations of theft and fraud. Corruption makes reform impossible; derangement assures eventual collapse. “Defense” spending is a misnomer. The US could defend itself at a small fraction of what it spends...

The Choice: One or the Other

I and members of my family are minority investors in Dr. Kelly’s majority-owned company, fouRy LLC, or 4Ry. I have performed and will continue to perform, various services for 4Ry, for which I may be compensated. The opinions and analyses...

The Most Dangerous Candidate

U.S. Conducts Airstrikes Against ISIS in Libya reads The New York Times’ August 1 headline, capturing virtually everything wrong with US foreign interventionism. Tracing the strands emanating from that headline regrettably requires a deep dive into an ideological and moral cesspool, on...

Bring It On!

Bring It On!

20 TO 1 The Powers That Be are playing with fire. Five words are important now: failure, exposure, rejection, repression, and war. The status quo has failed on multiple fronts. Its failures and corruption are being exposed, its governance and...

What Are You Going To Do About It?

What Are You Going To Do About It?

Even small children recognize injustice, especially when they are its victims. “No fair” is the common schoolyard refrain. A sense of justice undoubtedly serves a host of evolutionary purposes. Imagine a world where the unjust, the wrong, always triumphed. Thieves...

Celebrating this Land of Absurdity

Celebrating this Land of Absurdity

by MN Gordon The America whose independence we honor on July 4th no longer exists. “Myths and legends die hard in America,” remarked Hunter S. Thompson in The Great Shark Hunt, nearly 40-years ago. Thompson didn’t likely have U.S. Treasury bonds...