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Which Country Is America’s Biggest Enemy?

Between alleged interference in U.S. elections by Russia, recent nuclear posturing by North Korea, and chemical weapon atrocities in Syria – it’s hard to keep track of which country is supposed to be the bona fide number one “enemy” of the United States. While we can’t tell you exactly what people are thinking in this […]

What Makes Millennials Disturbingly Different?

Authored by Gordon Long via MATASII, In stealth fashion millennials are rapidly transforming society. Something had mysteriously changed during the 2016 US Presidential primaries when an unlikely democratic candidate burst on the national scene with an unquestionable allure for the Millennial generation. How was it that a ‘left wing’ Bernie Sanders, who was of an age […]

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, […]

“Something Snapped”: US Department Store Sales Crash Most On Record

As we first documented last week in “Mega-Bears Smell Blood As Mall REITs Tumble” and as Bloomberg followed up yesterday, looking at CMBS on the Mall REIT space, many have set their sights on mall REITs as the “next big short.” However, an obvious question that has emerged is whether it is too late to […]

More Americans Think The US Spends “Too Little” Than “Too Much” On The Military

Following The House’s decisive approval of a $578 billion spending bill to keep the US armed forces operating through September, Gallup recently conducted a poll to gauge public opinion on the current level of U.S. military expenditure. The results may surprise some… As Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, Gallup found that 37 percent of people think […]

Majority Finds Media Coverage Of Trump Is “Too Critical, Exaggerated”: WSJ/NBC Poll

Three weeks after a poll found that the Trump administration was seen as more “truthful” than the news media, a new WSJ/NBC News poll has found that according to a majority of Americans, the media’s coverage of President Donald Trump has been too critical, although the margin is narrow and the split is once again […]

Visualizing The Fake News Problem

PEER OPINION FILLS A VOID LEFT BY FALLING TRUST IN MASS MEDIA There’s been no shortage of blame passed around for the so-called “fake news” epidemic that has been front and center since the U.S. election. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins explains, social media has been singled out as one key factor leading to the […]

The Other ‘Ban’ That Was Quietly Announced Last Week

Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Most of the world is in an uproar right now over the travel ban that Donald Trump hastily imposed late last week on citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries. But there was another ban that was quietly proposed last week, and this one has far wider implications: a ban […]

It’s Finally Morning Again In America, And A New Day For Our Country Starts Now

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, For the first time in decades, it feels like morning in America again. I was quite young when Ronald Reagan was president, and I only have vague memories from those days. But I do remember the extraordinary optimism that his leadership inspired, and […]

World’s Largest Hedge Fund Manager Slams Mainstream Media’s Fake & Distorted News Epidemic

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater – the world's largest hedge fund, has "been reflecting for quite a while on the destructive effects that fake and distorted media are having on our society’s well-being," but it appears a recent Wall Street Journal article about his fund – full of intentional distortions, appears to have pushed the […]