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Category Archives: Government Accountability Office

President Trump’s Confidence In Missile Defense Is A Dangerous Illusion

Authored by Andrei Akulov via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The US is pushing ahead with expansion of the nation’s homeland ballistic missile defense (BMD). The effort enjoys strong bipartisan support in Congress and among experts. Many allies place a high value on BMD cooperation with the United States. However, there are ample reasons to question […]

DHS Selects 4 Contractors To Build Prototypes For Trump’s Border Wall

The Department of Homeland Security has finally reached a decision in the long-delayed process of selecting contractors who will build prototypes of President Donald Trump’s promised border wall. The department announced Thursday that it has selected four contractors to build wall prototypes, and that construction is slated to begin this winter, according to CNN. The […]

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming “By January 1, 2018” – Rickards

Gold Reset To $10,000/oz Coming “By January 1, 2018” – Rickards – Trump could be planning a radical “reboot” of the U.S. dollar– Currency reboot will see leading nations devalue their currencies against gold– New gold price would be nearly 8 times higher at $10,000/oz– Price based on mass exit of foreign governments and investors from […]

Gamblers Laundered $50M In Stolen Bangladesh Reserves For “Elite North Korean Hackers” By Playing Baccarat

More than a year after a mysterious group of hackers infiltrated the SWIFT system for interbank payments and stole $100 million from the Central Bank of Bangladesh’s custody account at the New York Fed, Filipino authorities have been unable to recover $81 million that seemingly disappeared into the Manila air. After being transferred to four […]

Is The American Empire’s War Machine Running Out Of Steam?

Authord by James Holbrooks via TheAntiMedia.org, “Years of complex operations and the ongoing demands of units in the field have left the armed forces struggling to maintain both operational capacity and high levels of readiness, according to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office.” That’s the opening paragraph of an article published last week. […]

Fitch Warns Biggest Threats To The Dollar’s Global Supremacy Are At Home

The US dollar will almost certainly remain the world's most important reserve currency for the foreseeable future but the lack of a ready substitute does not mean the dollar's current position is entirely assured, says Fitch Ratings in its latest Global Perspectives commentary. No other currency offers the same set of advantages to money managers, […]

Kushner Companies Seen Hawking Shady US-Visa-Buying-Residency Program To Wealthy Chinese

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.   – Frédéric Bastiat I’ve written about the EB-5 visa program […]

House Committee Passes Bill To “Audit The Fed”

The Republican-controlled Committee on Oversight and Government Reform approved a bill earlier today to allow for a congressional audit of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, a proposal Fed policymakers have opposed and likely faces a difficult path to final approval in the Senate.  Under the bill, the Fed’s monetary policy deliberations could be subject to […]

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 […]