Review by Thomas T. Tinker
A short review of “The Silver Bomb: The End Of Paper Wealth Is Upon Us” By Michael MacDonald & Christopher Whitestone. An independently published work. c/r 2012, 182 pages. Here after referred to as “The Bomb” for the sake of my poor keyboarding skills.
I found this piece of work while surfing through a number of blog sites at sgtreport A good number of those that post at SGT have an agenda and /or a business to support. Mike and Chris are… no exception and besides… it worked. I went to Amazon.com and took a look inside the book and promptly ordered (3) three copies… 2 as loaners and one to annotate. It’s a keeper.
‘The Bomb’ is laid out in 14 charges…. Chapters. The first is a very deep cutting.. short 40 page history of Money as it has evolved to the present. Chapter one is not easy to digest. Maybe that is because it will tend to give the reader some bit of heart burn, not due to any complexity, which complex it is.
Mike and Chris have dug very deep in history and give the reader a rude new point of view.. reinforced with a good number of rarely printed.. Politically incorrect facts. Adam Smith’s quotations on pages 43 and 44, Benjamin Franklin from the Autobiography, page 45. I had been taught all through childhood that all… our founding fathers had only the best of intention for the lot of us.
The words and works of Alexander Hamilton in context with the creation of our first ‘Central Bank’ have actually broken my foolish youthful trust. (The First Bank of North America, est. 1781) ‘The Bomb’ highlights and correlates more than a few points of view that relate to a common to one… The President of the United States.. Abraham Lincoln and Chancellor of Germany.. Otto Von Bismarck.. Grover Cleveland.. Tricky Dick Nixon.. to present players.
The official web site.. www.thesilverbomb.com is the creation of the authors and is tied to www.wholesalegoldgroup.com I don’t advocate either one. Each has its value to anyone ‘surfing’ for connected or disconnected bits of information and insight… but hell.. Mike and Chris would like to sell you something more than a copy of the book.
I should have given you the premise of this work from the getgo. I had to find it in the context and then.. the authors slapped me in the chops in chapter 12, pg.174. Paraphrased, “The entire premise of this book is that the world, particularly the western world, stands at the edge of the change of an epoch… It will also include events that have no prior precedent and will never happen again.” That is hardly a detailed statement on my part.. Mike and Chris lay it out in long detail throughout chapter 12.
Well enough…. MD can link you to Amazon.com. I am not a financial advisor.. a market guru.. just a member of the prepping choir. “The Silver Bomb” can enlighten, educate, disturb. Although Mike and Chris have a bias.. and a business.. Their work has a place and valid view. Go to Amazon and take a look inside. As always, if you have any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or the odd death threat…. I am ever you’re humble servant… Love and kisses… Thomas T. Tinker!