“A deflating crypto bubble is now hemorrhaging from Ponzi punctures.” – The Lonely Realist In July’s “Crypto Reality,” TLR noted that although crypto was devised to be a transparent, democratic, de-centralized financial technology that would overcome the burdens of traditional finance and allow investors to safely build...

“With lawlessness condoned and the Rule of Law in tatters, American democracy is sliding downhill.” – The Lonely Realist Stability, social cohesion and national unity depend on the Rule of Law, a cornerstone of American democracy requiring that laws be fair, that they be understandable, and...

“Today's Supreme Court is the most influential branch of America’s government … and also its most active.” – The Lonely Realist America’s Congress is riven by partisan squabbling rendering it unable to fulfill its legislative obligations. America’s Presidents consequently have resorted to executive orders issued without...

“Could a decision by the Fifth Circuit radically shrink government?” – The Lonely Realist Yes. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans recently decided Jarkesy v. SEC, holding that the power and authority granted by Congress to the SEC is, essentially, unConstitutional. Your reaction should...