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UN, Holy War, Economic Citizenship, new Speaker of the House and more... Doug Casey's Take [Ep#286]

UN, Holy War, Economic Citizenship, new Speaker of the House and more... Doug Casey's Take [Ep#286]

In this episode, Doug Casey & Matt Smith discuss the United Nations, the invasion of Grenada, and that time Doug came up with the idea of "economic citizenship". They criticize the UN for its perceived ineffectiveness and high cost. The discussion then shifts to the 1983 invasion of Grenada, which Casey believes was a criminal enterprise. The conversation concludes with the discussion of various topics, including the latest GDP numbers and modern monetary theory.

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00:00 Intro

The founding of the UN [00:00:25]

Discussion on the founding of the United Nations (UN) and its perceived ineffectiveness.

The invasion of Grenada [00:03:33]

Conversation about the US invasion of Grenada in 1983 and the reasons behind it.

Casey's plan to anarchize a country [00:08:10]

Casey explains his plan to anarchize a country by setting up a public corporation and offering economic citizenship in exchange for investments.

The Speaker of the House and Hillary Clinton's Birthday [00:13:14]

Discussion about the Speaker of the House and Hillary Clinton's birthday, including her desire to be elected president and the chaotic political situation in the US.

The Assassination of President Park Chung Hee [00:15:11]

Talk about the assassination of President Park Chung Hee of South Korea, his connection to Mr. Kim, and the related deaths of people around Hillary and Bill Clinton.

The New Speaker of the House and American Taliban [00:20:53]

Conversation about the new Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, being labeled as "American Taliban" due to his religious beliefs and support for Israel, and the potential consequences of having such a person in power.

Muhammad Ali re-enters boxing [00:30:59]

Discussion about Muhammad Ali being kicked out of boxing for refusing to be drafted and the significance of his return.

First commercial flight of the Boeing 707 [00:32:38]

Importance of the Boeing 707's first commercial flight in 1958 and how it revolutionized global travel.

Upcoming runoff election in Argentina [00:38:08]

Discussion about the upcoming runoff election in Argentina and the possibility of an anarcho-capitalist being elected as a major historical event.

The United Nations and media bias [00:38:32]

Discussion on the ignorance and malevolence of media writers and talking heads, possibly regarding the United Nations.

Active shooter in Maine [00:38:44]

Mention of an ongoing active shooter situation and speculation on the possibility of Israel invading Gaza.

Uncertainty and anticipation [00:39:02]

Expressing uncertainty about the events unfolding and anticipation to learn more information.

Doug Casey's Crisis Investing
Doug Casey's Take
Best-selling author, world-renowned speculator, and libertarian philosopher Doug Casey has garnered a well-earned reputation for his controversial insights into politics, economics, and investment markets.
Doug literally wrote the book on profiting from periods of economic turmoil. *Crisis Investing* spent weeks as #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980.
He has been a featured guest on hundreds of radio and TV shows, including David Letterman, Merv Griffin, Charlie Rose, Phil Donahue, Regis Philbin, Maury Povich, NBC News, and CNN; has been the topic of numerous features in periodicals such as Time, Forbes, People, and the Washington Post; and is a regular keynote speaker.