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Hanging by a Thread: “Very skeptical” judge – a former FBI/SEC official, eyes London Gold and Silver Fix lawsuits

By Allan Flynn, Guest Post at Five months have lapsed without decision, since London gold and silver benchmark-rigging class action lawsuits received a cool response in a Manhattan court. Transcripts from April hearings show, in the absence of direct evidence, the claims dissected by a “very skeptical” judge, and criticized by defendants for lack of facts suggesting collusion, […]

Guest Post: Being A ‘Famous Liberal Woman’ Means… Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

Authored by Kurt Schlicher, originally posted at, Love means never having to say you’re sorry, and apparently so does being a famous liberal woman. In fact, being a famous liberal woman apparently means being exempt not only from basic social conventions but from actual laws whose breaking would result in lesser humans – meaning […]

Rahm Emanuel Says Chicago Pension Crisis “Improving”, Facts Show He Is Lying

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel brags about balancing the Chicago budget and fixing the city’s pension plans. Reuters writer Dave McKinney took the lies hook line and sinker. Mark Glennon at Wirepoints Illinois separates fact from fiction in his article Chicago’s Friday Bunk Dump. This is a guest post by […]

Welcome To Illinois (Where Every 5 Minutes Someone Moves Out)

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, Illinois has the worst migration statistics in the nation. Every 5 minutes, someone decides to leave. This a guest post by Michael Lucci, Vice President of Policy at the Illinois Policy Institute. Out-migration is a serious problem for Illinois, and policymakers should focus on curtailing it by fostering a […]

How Americans Came To Die In The Middle East

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, This is a guest post, sent to me this week, by reader Craig Cantoni, a former military officer whose father is in a veteran’s cemetery. Cantoni presents a historical picture on many levels as to what has happened and is still going on in the Middle East. How Americans […]

Guest Post: Which Is The Better Buy – Amazon Or WalMart?

Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via, In January I began teaching Applied Financial Modeling at Marquette University.  Part of the curriculum was to discuss real time real world markets.  As such, we began each class with a review and discussion of market pro perspectives and discussed viewpoints from various financial media outlets.  I pressed the […]

Guest Post: Has The Pope Abandoned Europe To Islam?

Submitted by Giulio Meotti via The Gatestone Institute, In 2006, Pope Benedict XVI said what no Pope had ever dared to say — that there is a link between violence and Islam. Ten years later, Pope Francis never calls those responsible for anti-Christian violence by name and never mentions the word "Islam." Pope Francis does […]

Illinois State Workers, Highest Paid In Nation, Demand Up To 29% Wage Hikes

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via, Illinois state workers, are the highest paid in the nation. Yet, despite the fact that Illinois is for all practical purposes insolvent, the AFSCME union demands four-year raises ranging from 11.5 to 29 percent, overtime after 37.5 hours of work per week, five weeks of vacation and enhanced health […]

Guest Post: The Stunning Parallels Between The United States And Nazi Germany

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Most Americans may not like to hear this, but the truth is that modern day America very closely resembles Nazi Germany.  If you initially recoiled when you read the headline to this article, that is understandable.  After all, most of us were raised […]

“Mother Of All Short Squeezes” Looms For Bitcoin

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, A little over two years ago, many of us, including myself, were expecting a bitcoin price resurgence back to the prior highs. On the other side of the fence was Vinny Lingham, a serial entrepreneur who also happened to be intimately involved in the space. His alternative view […]