Run for the woods!

We’re big fans of Allister Heath’s here at Bogpaper Towers. We particularly enjoyed his column this morning and we are telling as many people as we can our new fact of the day – income tax in the UK was first introduced as an emergency measure to pay for the Napoleanic wars…and it was supposed […]

The Fall of Europe – Nigel Farage

As you all know, we love a bit of Nigel Farage here at Bogpaper Towers, he appeared on the wonderful Capital Account a few days ago and so we just had to share it with you. Enjoy! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LsQY1OxoEY?feature=player_embedded]

Paper Money = Depotism

Read the original article here. “Fiat” is money with no intrinsic value beyond whatever an issuing government is able to enforce. When it enjoys a monopoly as currency, fiat inevitably turns the free market functions of money inside out. Instead of being a store of value, the currency becomes a point of plunder through monetary […]

How to protect against the evil eye

Read the original article here In large parts of the oldest civilized region of the world, you will find in nearly every room a pretty blue charm that looks like an eye. It’s in the front entrance of homes, somewhere in every room, on boats, in airports, in restaurants, and built into the designs of […]