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Government By Goldman

Authored by Gary Rivlin and Michael Hudson via The Intercept, in partnership with The Investigative Fund, Steve Bannon was in the room the day Donald Trump first fell for Gary Cohn. So were Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, and Trump’s pick for secretary of Treasury, Steve Mnuchin. It was the end of November, three weeks after Trump’s […]

Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military spending. An understanding of the effect on the economy is therefore timely. A number of […]

Retired Green Beret Warns: Deep State’s Utopia Of Oligarchs Is “Enslavement And Complete Control Of All Of Mankind”

Submitted by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne)) via, In past articles the fact of a long struggle was mentioned and how it ties in with the current first year of the President’s administration.  The struggle is not merely to overcome the […]

Twitter Threatens Trump Ban Over “Harassment And Hateful Conduct”

Since November 8th, the mainstream media and the social media giants of Silicon Valley have launched an all-out crusade against so-called “fake news” sources (of which we’re apparently one).  Twitter has gone so far as to purge dozens of “alt-right” accounts and just yesterday Reddit CEO, Steve Huffman, announced that he too would ban the […]

Why The Fed Destroyed The Market Economy

Submitted by EconomicPrism's MN Gordon (Annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum), What Have You Done for Me Lately? Swing voters are a fickle bunch.  One election they vote Democrat.  The next they vote Republican. For they have no particular ideology or political philosophy to base their judgment upon.   The primacy of the wallet. They don’t […]

ZeroHedge: Economists DESTROY the Myth that War Is Good for the Economy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public to […]

Frontrunning: August 31

Hilsenrath: Fed Appears to Hold Line on Rate Plan (WSJ) Europe, Asia stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on China, Fed (Reuters) Beijing abandons large-scale share purchases (FT), if only for a few hours China’s Next Problem: Paying for Its Stock-Market Bailout (WSJ) Crises Put First Dents in Xi Jinping’s Power (WSJ) […]

No, Bernanke … Defense Spending Does NOT Help the Economy!

  Image courtesy of Steve Hess Debunking a Widely-Held Myth Preface: Many Americans – including influential economists and talking heads – still wrongly assume that war is good for the economy. For example, former Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke just claimed that cutting defense spending would harm the economy. And extremely influential economists like Paul […]

When Obama Talks About His “Massive Fight” With Wall Street, What Exactly Does He Refer To?

On one hand, none other than the company whose very future depends on the continuity of the financial status quo (that would be Bloomberg whose 200,000 Bloomberg terminals are the cashflow lifeblood of the company and for which another financial crash would mean a huge hit to the bottom line as millions of financial workers […]

ZeroHedge: Nobel Prize Winning Economists, Federal Reserve Chair and Other Top Experts: War Is BAD for the Economy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. (Preface: True conservatives are anti-war.  And – as Ron Paul observes – so are the teachings of Jesus. Liberals said they were going to "study war no more," and atheists pledged not to fight senseless wars over dogma. But this […]