Shaun Connell is an investor, writer, and entrepreneur passionate about economics, finance, and politics.
Shaun is the editor of Capitalism Institute, where he writes about economic principles and political theory. He’s also the author of Live Gold Prices, where he reviews important economic and market news.
Passionate about economics and liberty, Shaun was naturally drawn to the Austrian approach to human behavior, and tries to write all of his content from such an angle.
Shaun also enjoys nice cigars, good bourbon, and grilling as often as he can.
Opinion, analysis, and musings on politics, pop culture, reinvention, and the resultant flotsam and jetsam floating around the right-of-center quadrant of the Left Coast.
The trifecta of IRS, Benghazi, and AP/Rosen email scandals are shrinking the credibility of the President.
Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti, L.A. Mayoral candidates revealed diametric leadership styles and sought to change minds in Black L.A.
Did Wednesday's Benghazi hearings reveal incompetence or cover up? Maybe a combination of both.
Voters phoned it in for the L.A. mayor primary. Would charismatic candidates have made a difference? Will its lack affect turnout on May 21?
Consummate traveler Todd DeFeo explores the unique stories that make destinations worth going to.
We welcome you to the intimate and personal thoughts on the news and events we, as editors, watch, read, and discuss with our writers every day.
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Covering the world of soccer, including the World Cup, Major League Soccer, D.C. United and the English Premier League and other interesting sporting events.
Published 3:26 p.m. September 3, 2012
New reports show that Obama helped force banks into subprime mortgages that led to half of his clients entering foreclosure and helping create the subprime mortgage crisis.
Published 12:48 p.m. September 2, 2012
Ron Paul said months ago that he didn't have the delegates necessary to win. He was right, with or without Maine.
Published 9:32 a.m. August 13, 2012
Gary Johnson isn't necessarily against drones in Pakistan, keeping military bases in Afghanistan, giving corporate welfare, and is distancing himself from Ron Paul.
Published 8:33 a.m. July 31, 2012
Ron Paul will never be president. Will he be forgotten?
Published 9:30 a.m. July 28, 2012
Is there a constitutional right to own AK-47s and AR-15s? Did the founding fathers have any idea that such killing machines would be invented?
Published 11:14 a.m. July 27, 2012
Are the rich getting away with paying no taxes while the poor suffer around the world?
Published 4:08 a.m. July 26, 2012
The founder of Chick-fil-A said he supports the "biblical family unit." Some politicians think the stores should be banned for that.
Published 9:15 a.m. July 25, 2012
Man donates to Mitt Romney, then is publicly named in the presidents "enemies" list, investigated by liberal groups, audited by both the IRS and the Labor Department.
Published 9:15 a.m. July 24, 2012
Would a gun ban have saved the people who were shot in Aurora? Why do some believe that a room filled with guns is safer than a room where they're banned?
Published 8:48 a.m. July 23, 2012
Let's look at what Obama really said about people who "build" businesses, and see if the GOP just made the whole thing up.
Published 12:31 p.m. July 22, 2012
Capitalism is a system based on peace and trade.