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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 […]

Conservative Koch Brothers Urge Resistance As Trump Faces Pivotal Obamacare Vote Tomorrow

Donald Trump faces a Presidency-defining test in tomorrow’s Obamacare vote.  Will the conservative elements of the party trust him with their political futures and unite the Republican party or will they instead stick with the deep-pocketed conservative advocacy groups that fund their campaigns?  The answer to that question will have far-reaching implications that could ultimately […]

MUZZLED: Breitbart WH Correspondent Ordered Not To Ask Televised Question Discrediting DNC Russian Hacking Story

On Monday, Breitbart investigative reporter and White House correspondent Lee Stranahan published a huge story on Breitbart.com, the facts of which should unravel the entire foundation for the Russian election hacking narrative. Stranahan based his report on increasingly discredited evidence, as well as a tweet made by President Trump on March 5th regarding the hacked DNC server: What about all of […]

Noted Putin Critic Warns Of Confrontation Between Trump And Russia, Not Collaboration

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, One thing we should have learned over the past year or so is you can take any narrative being pushed by the corporate media and Democrats, and assume that the exact opposite is true. The current Trump-Russia hysteria could very well turn out to be the latest and […]

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – Love Is Moving

jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 20 MARCH 2017 Wife: Would you like dinner? Husband: Sure! What are my choices? Wife (with a narrowing look):  Yes or no. Someone sent that joke to me today, and I thought it was funny. And true. Stocks were sluggish today, with tech showing a little more resilience than the broader markets. They all […]

Comey: “The Russians Concluded Trump Was Hopeless Last August”

It appears that Russia fell for the same ruse that much of America, not to mention its press and punditry, was taken by, at least according to the FBI director: believing US polls.  During his hearing before the House Intel Panel, FBI Director James Comey said that the Russians expected Hillary Clinton to win the […]

Trump’s Job Approval Rating Drops To Record Low, Breaking Key Correlation

In the first week of February, a Credit Suisse analysis concluded that there was only one chart that mattered to markets: that of Trump’s approval rating. As the bank’s analyst Lori Calvasina wrote at the time, “US stocks have been trading closely with shifts in Trump’s favorability, as have 10 year Treasury yields… …the Dollar, […]

Watch Live: FBI’s Comey And NSA’s Rogers Testify To Congress On Russia, Trump

FBI Director James Comey and NSA head Adm. Michael Rogers hold their much anticipated testimony over Russian interference in the US elections, breaking their public silence for the first time before the House Intelligence Committee. As The Hill adds, spectators and media lined up down the hall in preparation for the hotly-anticipated open hearing, where […]

America First? 200,000 Troops Deployed To 177 Nations

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 19, 2017 9:50 PM There was no shortage of cuts proposed in Trump’s budget for 2018, which was released earlier this week. However, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, one of the few departments that did not receive a haircut was the Department of Defense. If the proposed budget […]

Trump Administration Seeks Proposals For “Physically Imposing” 30-Foot-High “Aesthetically Pleasing” Border Wall

Following months of campaign promises to build a “big, beautiful, powerful wall” on the southern border of the United States, the Trump administration has just posted bid guidelines for contractors looking to submit proposals for the multi-billion dollar project (the full RFPs can be viewed here).  Among other things, the RFP calls for a 30-foot […]