Welcome to The Rum Rebellion! You’re probably wondering what the name is all about. Well, there is a very good reason for it. I’ll explain it all in a moment. First, I want to tell you what you can expect from your daily shot of rum, so to speak… The Rum Rebellion is a uniquely Australian voice commenting on the nexus between money, stocks, politics and economics. We have a libertarian view of the world and believe in free speech, individual freedom and personal responsibility. While we also believe in the virtues of free trade and sound money, we recognise that most of the world’s players don’t share this view. We therefore seek to tell you about how the world IS, not how we wish it to be.

The Plan That Can’t Fail

With only seven days to go to the presidential election, investors are getting edgy. Yesterday, the Dow sold off by as much as 900 points, before bouncing back to end the day down 650 points.…

Down in a Blaze of Glory

Dear reader, looking on the bright side, as usual, we see a blaze of glory at the end of the tunnel…Defeated, we will be a smarter, nicer race. Humbled, we will be less inclined to…

Road to Bankruptcy

Trump added $4.5 trillion to the national debt in four years in office — even without a last-minute $2 trillion giveaway. That doesn’t sound like paying off the national debt. It sounds like the road…

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