Common Sense Soapbox


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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

How to Survive a Bank Collapse

April 18, 2023

On this episode of Common Sense Soapbox, Florida Man shows off his cash-stuffed mattresses as banks collapse. Seamus takes the opportunity to explain how reckless Federal Reserve policy has fueled this collapse.

Written by Lou Perez, Sean W. Malone, and Seamus Coughlin
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced & Edited by Sean W. Malone


– Dotcom Bubble –

– 2007 Crash –

– Stimulus / Fed Lowers Interest Rates –

– New Tech Bubble –

– Covid Spending –

– CARES Act Fraud –

– Inflation –

– Record Low Interest Rates / Negative Rates –

– Banks Explode –

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