College is going to be one of the biggest investments of your life…
…which is why you should just trust what the student loan companies tell you without even thinking twice about how much you could be screwed after school has ended.
I’m concerned about a better world. I’m concerned about justice; I’m concerned about brotherhood; I’m concerned about truth. And when one is concerned about that, he can never advocate violence. For through violence you may murder a murderer, but you can’t murder murder. Through violence you may murder a liar, but you can’t establish truth. Through violence you may murder a hater, but you can’t murder hate through violence. Darkness cannot put out darkness; only light can do that.
Something I’ve been working on personally is becoming more in control of my emotions and, more importantly, trying not to immediately respond when something makes me angry. In order to do this, I’ve found it necessary to be conscious of the anger itself. Specifically, I’ve noticed that when we get angry we tend to move into a state of mind that is obsessively focused on the source of this anger. We dwell on how we were wronged over and over in our minds like an uncontrollable movie, which then makes us even more angry. In an attempt to stop the movie and momentarily feel better about the situation, we tend to lash out. It feels good for a second, but it almost never gets you anywhere.
America’s real war zone is not in Afghanistan or on the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
It’s actually in our inner cities where this forgotten war decades old is plagued with out of control homicides and an opioid crisis tearing America apart at the seams.
The root cause of this chaos is from with-in and linked to 50-years of democratic controlled leadership, along with decades of deindustrialization.
A new crisis is looming and the first shot was heard in Charlottesville. The growing tensions in America between the left and right could spur a “new civil war”, according to Rush Limbaugh.
Battlefield Report of America’s Inner Cities:
The battlefield report for Baltimore is grim so far this week.
There have been 11 people shot and 3 homicides police are investigating in 2 days.
Submitted by Paul Brodsky from Macro Allocation
“As long as the roots are not severed, all is well. And all will be well in the garden.”
– Chauncey Gardner (Chance, the Gardner)
This piece takes a roundhouse swing at politics, real and imagined, and discusses critical economic issues that politicians should actually apply a little intelligence to, but are not. Capitalism will ultimately set things right, but it will have to overcome the political dimension’s best efforts to ignore real issues.
The Real Deal
An important character trait for wealth creation today seems to be incuriosity – find out what’s working, hop on board, enjoy the ride and don’t ask questions. Growth and value metrics seem to matter less than they used to, and so investors have turned their gaze to macroeconomics and, gulp, politics.
We think investment-related political discussions that handicap the likelihood of new pro-growth fiscal, tax, trade and regulatory policies in the US are off-base and have taken on too much importance. They do not promise sustainable support for the US economy or markets given a few twenty-first century realities:
Eli’s mother was dying from cancer.
Eli is 33 years old. He owns a shoe store in Caracas, Venezuela. His mother has bone cancer.
Venezuela’s currency is the bolivar. It lost 62% of its purchasing power in February. (It lost 67% the month before that.)
That means prices for everything (food, water, and utilities) increased 62% over a month.
Eli couldn’t afford his mom’s medication. So he turned to bitcoin.
You see, Venezuela has capital controls on traditional safe havens like the U.S. dollar (more on that in a moment). (more…)
caseyresearch.com / By Jeff Brown, editor, The Near Future Report / August 23 2017
Justin’s note: Today’s essay comes from my colleague Jeff Brown, editor of The Near Future Report. Jeff has been working in the tech field for over two decades. He’s always on the lookout for the next world-changing developments.
Last year, Jeff recommended chipmaker Nvidia – the best-performing stock of 2016 – before it climbed 330%. Today, he explains this year’s biggest tech trend…and why it’s just getting started…
Autonomous driving technology is about to completely upend the global automotive industry, which shipped 73.9 million vehicles in 2015. That represents a more than $2 trillion market. And that is just the beginning.
As you can see in the chart below, the $2 trillion market for vehicles is several times larger than the consumer market for televisions, personal computers, or smartphones.
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paulcraigroberts.org / Paul Craig Roberts / August 23, 2017
We learned, although we already knew it, that the US media has no integrity.
We learned that the liberal/progressive/left holds fast to myths that justify hate.
We learned that misrepresentation is the hallmark of American history.
We learned that some websites that we thought were brave are not.
zerohedge.com / by Mohamed El-Erian via Bloomberg.com / Aug 23, 2017 1:31 PM
Persistently low inflation, or “lowflation,” is vexing lots of people. According to the recent minutes of policy meetings of the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank, central banks on both sides of the Atlantic have been trying to identify the causes — but with limited success so far. This complicates monetary policy decisions and undermines the range of institutional solutions that have been proposed by academics. Until this changes, central banks may need to think more holistically about the objectives of monetary policy, including the unintended consequences for future financial stability and growth of being too loose for too long.
Four facts stand out in reviewing recent inflation data:
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X22Report, Published on Aug 23, 2017
The indictment for the Awans is missing something very important according to the former State Attorney. The corporate media is trying to push the idea that the incident with the USS McCain might have been caused by hacking. US has alot more troops in Afghanistan than is being reported. China and Russia denounce the sanctions. Poroshenko is preparing and is ready to take back Crimea and Donbass. Video surfaces showing US helping the IS escape from Syria. UN issues a warning to the US.
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