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Mulvaney: “Deal To Avoid Government Shutdown Could Come Today” But Won’t Due To Border Wall

With president Trump optimistic, but already laying plans for a possible government shutdown – which incidentally would take place on the symbolic 100th day of Trump’s administration, incentivizing Democrats to be especially confrontational – White House budget director Mick Mulvaney tried to talk down concerns of an imminent government closure, and said talks between Republicans […]

Trump Warns Democrats “Obamacare Will Die Soon Without ‘Big Money'”

Amid tensions over debt ceiling discussions and government shutdown concerns, Republicans continue to face the fact that passing an Obamacare 'alternative' remains highly unlikely. Source: Townhall.com But it appears the GOP has a cunning plan to cross that chasm. President Trump said early Sunday that ObamaCare will die "far sooner than anyone" thought if it […]

Trump Administration Begins Quiet Preparations For Government Shutdown

Even as Donald Trump is desperate to show to the US population, and especially his voter base, some actual achievement before his first 100 days run out next weekend, prompting him to tell AP that he will unveil a “tremendous” tax ut plan next week (recall he did the same in February), the Trump administration […]

10 Selfless Acts Amid Terrible Tragedies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Authored by Joshua Krause via ReadyNutrition.com, Preppers aren’t exactly known for having much faith in humanity. If they did, they probably wouldn’t become preppers in the first place. They know how people behave when the chips are down. They know how quickly civilized people can turn into vicious animals when they haven’t eaten for a […]

David Stockman On The Anything President And The Everything Bubble

Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning, The lemmings are running hard towards the cliffs today. Despite a renewed burst of bombs and drones careening into the already rubble-strewn wastelands of Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Iraq. Or the outbreak of cold war style nuclear brinksmanship on the Korean peninsula — what one commentator properly […]

No Obamacare In Most Of Iowa, Tennessee – What Happens? Fallback Plans?

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Nearly the entire state of Tennessee has a single Obamacare provider. In sixteen counties, none of this year’s providers want to do business. Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Alaska, and Wyoming are states where there is only a single provider for the entire state. Iowa is likely to be covered by […]

Obama, Comey Relied On Discredited Dossier To Obtain FISA Warrant On Trump Campaign

James Comey, the man who refused to bring charges against Hillary Clinton despite a mountain of concrete evidence that she, and several members of her staff, knowingly violated several federal laws, apparently used the largely discredited “Trump Dossier” to help secure a FISA warrant to secretly monitor Trump’s former campaign aide, Carter Page, according to […]

Trump: ‘Infrastructure is Coming and It’s Coming Fast’

In a speech given today for the workers at Snap-On tools, ticker $SNA, President Trump, once again, promised a great big giant and beautiful infrastructure bill. “Big infrastructure bill, probably use it with something else that’s a little bit harder to get approved in order to get that approved, but infrastructure is coming, and it’s […]

Credit Card Nation: Why The Facebook Killer And The U.S. Congress Have A Great Deal In Common

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder / April 17th, 2017 Most Americans have seemingly convinced themselves that as a society we will never pay a great price for going into so much debt and that we will never pay a great price for the horrendous crimes against humanity that we are committing on a daily basis.  If […]

Mnuchin Agrees With Trump: “Strong Dollar Over Short-Period Of Time Is Hurting US Economy”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Apr 17, 2017 3:17 PM In an interview with the FT, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed Trump’s “tremendous” tax reform, and confirmed what many already knew: that the push to revise the US tax code has been dramatically slowed by the failure to repeal and replace Obamacare, and conceded that the administration’s […]