Charles Goyette

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Charles Goyette
Charles Goyette by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Goyette in downtown Phoenix, Arizona in January 2011.
Born Charles Goyette
Occupation economic and financial commentator

Charles Goyette is a libertarian commentator, who is noted for his outspoken opposition to the war in Iraq, the global interventionism of US foreign policy, and the growth of the national security state, as well as for his economic and monetary commentary.[1]

Goyette joins with former presidential candidate and Congressman Ron Paul for the nationally syndicated twice-daily radio commentary Ron Paul's America heard on 125 stations across the country, as well as Ron Paul and Charles Goyette -- The Weekly Podcast.


He is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The Dollar Meltdown: Surviving the Impending Currency Crisis with Gold, Oil, and Other Unconventional Investments, which Congressman Ron Paul calls "a must read," and investor Peter Schiff describes as "...a sensible plan to protect your wealth."[2]

His latest book is Red and Blue and Broke All Over: Restoring America's Free Economy.[3]

Goyette is also the editor of the Freedom & Prosperity Letter, a monthly political and financial newsletter. The newsletter includes biweekly podcasts.

Goyette also writes a bi-weekly column for the financial website, and is a featured contributor to

Goyette has filled in for several nationally syndicated talk shows over the years, most recently on the Laura Ingraham Show in July 2014.

He formerly hosted talk radio shows based in Phoenix, Arizona on KTAR, KFYI, KXXT, and KFNX. His show aired for the last time on KFNX on June 13, 2008.[4] Goyette is perhaps most known for his dismissal from KFYI allegedly due to his opposition to President George W. Bush's Iraq War.[5]

Select interviews of The Charles Goyette Show are archived at AntiWar Radio at

He was honored as "Best Phoenix Talk Show Host" by the Phoenix New Times in 2003.

Goyette has had years of experience as a financial professional. He has also been an active participant in national discussions of political and economic policies, appearing on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and CNBC.

He has completed a screenplay on the life of the famous American seer Edgar Cayce.

Family history[edit]

Charles Goyette's father, Dr. Ed Goyette, Jr., was a professor of philosophy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

According to Arizona Daily Star newspaper reporter, David Leighton, Charles Goyette is the grandson of C. Edgar "Ed" Goyette, who was a prominent citizen of Tucson. Ed Goyette was the first student body president at the University of Arizona. He served as executive secretary of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce from 1940 to 1960 and much of Tucson's growth was due to his work in bringing new industry and military installations to the city. He was named Tucson’s “Man of the Year” for 1958 by the Tucson Advertising Club and former Arizona Governor Paul Fannin proclaimed Ed Goyette Day on April 5, 1960.

Publishing history[edit]


  • The Dollar Meltdown: Surviving the Impending Currency Crisis with Gold, Oil, and Other Unconventional Investments. Portfolio. 2009. ISBN 1-59184-284-0. 
  • Red and Blue and Broke All Over: Restoring America's Free Economy. Sentinel. 2012. ISBN 1-59523-082-3. 



  1. ^ See Goyette's bio Archived July 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. at his official website.
  2. ^ See review section at Goyette's book website.
  3. ^ See review by Doug French: “An Aging, Bankrupt Empire”. March, 2012. And see review by Patrick Krey: “Review: Red and Blue and Broke All Over”. The New American. April, 2012.
  4. ^ "The Charles Goyette Show", 6/13/08 Archived June 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ See "How to Lose Your Job in Talk Radio: Clear Channel Gags an Antiwar Conservative". The American Conservative. February, 2004.

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