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.

Poisoning the US Dollar

A friend wrote to caution us. It is way too soon to write an obituary for the US dollar, he said.He is right, of course. We are now headed into a period of depression, political…

The Feds’ Next Scam: Digital Money

Soon, everyone will see that the US feds are acting like the people who run sh*thole countries. They stifle the economy with laws and regulations — shutdowns, moratoria on evictions, $1,200 cheques for everyone…

It’s Going to Get Ugly

In short, the next few months are going to be ugly… The response to COVID by the Aussie government was huge. Including the balance sheet support provided by the RBA, total stimulus in response to…

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