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Portfolio Heat Mapper Tool

If you liked the Permanent Portfolio Heat Map, then you’ll like what Tyler (the guy who made them) has put up: Portfolio Charts Tyler lists out several other portfolios as such as The Permanent Portfolio, Total Stock Market, 60/40 Bogleheads, Larry Swedroe Fat Rails, Rick Ferri Core Four, and David Swensen’s Yale-style strategies. Thanks to Tyler for this cool visual resource.  

Rand Paul (and most Libertarians) are Clueless on Immigration

Sadly, any hope for Rand Paul as presidential material continues to diminish. He clearly does not understand the issue of modern mass immigration into America. He is not worth voting for or supporting until he gets his head screwed on straight about this all-encompassing and vital issue. He certainly will never win over conservative voters (and increasingly disillusioned left) by supporting mass immigration. Rand Paul’s weak position on immigration realities shows that he just simply doesn’t have a clue. Prima facie evidence...

A Truck Stop in Europe – Why the Euro and European Union Will Fail

Everything I needed to know about why the European Union would fail I learned at a truck stop. It was in 2001 when a bus tour I was on stopped at a truck stop on the German Autobahn. For the American readers, you must understand that European truck stops are much different from what you get in the states. In Europe, the facilities are clean and the food is actually decent. They don’t have the same hot dogs sitting in...