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Le Pen’s Election Will Shock the World!

thecommonsenseshow.com / By Dave Hodges / April 24th, 2017 First it was the Brits and Brexit. Then we see the defiance of people in Italy, Spain and Greece. Then came along Donald Trump and American populism. What’s the message? The people of the modern world are tired of corrupt elitism  Now it is the turn of the French. […]

Turkey’s Barks And Bites

Authored by Burak Bekdil via The Gatestone Institute, This is the first time that Erdogan is openly challenging a concerted European stand. Turkey's foreign policy and the rhetoric that presumably went to support it, has, during the past several years, aimed less at achieving foreign policy goals and more at consolidating voters' support for the […]

Greece Gives the World Something to Cheer: Turn Up the Decibels! – Michael Carino, Greenwich Endeavors

Let’s get PrOGRessive SPIRIT! (Finally a positive acronym.)  We are either destined for destruction preferring to wallow in negativity or instead can soar with optimism.  The only difference between the two is perspective.  Time to focus on the positives in the world. I choose optimism. Portugal, Greece, Spain, Ireland and Italy had financial difficulties spending […]

“It’s Not A War Crime” – EU Finance Chief Attempts To Defend His “Women & Booze” Outburst

The head of eurozone finance chiefs has hit back following his recent comments on troubled European countries, telling the media “it looks like I committed a war crime.” He insists that all he wanted to express was the idea that “solidarity is not charity.” At the end of March, Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said that “I cannot […]

An “Investment” Even More Ludicrous Than Government Bonds

By Chris at www.CapitalistExploits.at “What about investing in hard assets like diamonds?” I get asked this sometimes so figured I’d cover it here. I wrote the below piece some years ago and it answers the question about whether diamonds should be treated as a store of value in an investor’s portfolio. The word monopoly has its […]

Will Trump Stop Plans to Ban Cash in the US?

The biggest trend that continues “behind the scenes” is the War on Cash. Anyone who believed that the political shift towards nationalism would somehow result in the elites giving up their Central Planning schemes is mistaken. Consider Europe… Recently, the European Union announced it would start researching whether or not to put an upper limit […]

Frontrunning: April 7

U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russia denounces ‘aggression’ (Reuters) Congress Supports the Airstrikes, Debates What Happens Next (WSJ) Trump’s Syria Strike Sends Not-So-Subtle Warning to U.S. Rivals (BBG) Russia Halts Cooperation With U.S. on Syrian Air Operations (WSJ) Syria Says Strike Kills Five, Damages Air Base (WSJ) Oil hits one-month high after U.S. missile […]

US Futures Rebound Sharply, Erase All Syrian Airstrike Losses

After initially tumbling in the aftermath of the U.S. missile attack on Syria which jolted financial markets, boosting haven assets and temporarily shifting investor focus from today’s jobs data , S&P futures have managed to recoup all losses (the Nikkei closed up 0.4% after sliding earlier in the session), with Europe also just fractionally lower […]

Is Europe Choosing To Disappear?

Authored by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute, A sterile Europe apparently thought that civil liberties could be bargained away in exchange for a temporary peace. Everything became negotiable. As British author Douglas Murray has asked, why were workers not brought in from European countries suffering high unemployment, such as Portugal, Italy, Greece or Spain? […]