Jonathan Swift prophesied, “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in a confederacy against him.” The question is, Will the US turn into Britain circa 1961? Or are there enough cracks in the system that the dawn can break through? As Dirty Harry put it, “Well to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I’ve kinda lost track myself.”

The Deep Capture Campaign

What’s Crazier: The SEC or the Truth About James…

News from the grassroots of Wall Street has been reaching me. An old friend from Staten Island, who seems to be wired into most...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Philosophy, Poker, & Pigeons

“If you ever sit down at a poker table and in 15 minutes you haven’t figured out who the pigeon is, you’re the pigeon.”...
Patrick Byrne
16 min read

Felix Sater Says He Was Not Source of Russian…

This may seem like a funny time to be doing this, but it is the right thing to do. Buried in the past of...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Maria Butina and I, Part Deux: Romancing Maria

At this point I am going to be discrete, other than to say that contact was re-established with Men in Black (I avoid using...
Patrick Byrne
22 min read

Maria Butina and I, Part I: Meeting Maria

It is not my intent to reveal anything beyond what I recently said on TV (and likely, even less). Given that much of that...
Patrick Byrne
14 min read

Brace for Re-entry to the World of Deep Capture

In the years surrounding the 2008 financial crisis, this small site you are visiting had quite a following. As is noted in the header,...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read

Patrick Byrne’s Cato Institute Luncheon Address: “Cryptocurrency: The Policy…

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, like Bitcoin, are revolutionizing the way we think about government currency monopolies, transferring money across the globe, maintaining financial privacy...
Patrick Byrne
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Liberalism, Social Justice and the Cryptorevolution

Attention DeepCapture fans in the New York and New Jersey area: our own Patrick Byrne will be speaking at Rutgers University on Monday, February...
Judd Bagley
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SEC Charges Goldman Sachs With Improper Securities Lending Practices

Three cheers for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016-9 Washington D.C., Jan. 14, 2016 —The Securities and Exchange Commission...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

Obama, Iran, the JPOA, and Federalist Paper #75 (“The…

I am not going to opine on the particulars of the President Obama’s Iran deal (“Joint Plan of Action”), other than to say that...
Patrick Byrne
3 min read