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Category Archives: Lone Star

Shocking Drone Footage Shows Harvey’s “Unprecedented” Devastation, “No Parallel To Any Rainstorm In US History”

Based on the number of people affected, amount of water involved, and other factors, meteorologists have warned, there may be no parallel available to any other rainstorm in U.S. history as Mashable's Andrew Freeman reports Tropical Storm Harvey has dropped more than 11 trillion gallons of water on Texas, triggering catastrophic, unprecedented flooding in the […]

Frustrated California Conservatives Are Moving To Texas

Some frustrated California conservatives have finally found a solution for the bad schools, creeping crime and outrageously high taxes fostered by the liberal politicians who dominate the state’s legislature and executive branch. It’s called “moving to Texas.” Fox News reports that some conservative Californians who’re tired of “high taxes on everything from your home to […]

The U.S. Border Tax Would Hit Texas Hard

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via, The proposed border adjustment tax has been dividing U.S. lawmakers. It is also dividing companies into those who support it and those who do not, as the simplified theory of the proposal – tax imports and exempt export revenue from taxable income – is expected to create clear-cut winners […]

Frontrunning: September 8

Stock futures flat ahead of economic data, ECB meeting (Reuters) Trump in TV event with Clinton, says Putin better leader than Obama (Reuters) 5 takeaways from Trump and Clinton’s military forum (The Hill) Matt Lauer Fields Storm of Criticism Over Clinton-Trump Forum (NYT) Vladimir Putin Just Wants to Be Friends (BBG) Hanjin Shipping’s Troubles Leave […]

Who’s Next To Exit? France… Or Maryland?

Authored by Bill Bonner of Bonner & Partners (annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum), Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the EU. But the English, along with the Welsh, voted strongly to break out. They dodged the searchlights, the hounds, and the barbed wire. Now, they are on the loose… and we and others […]

Putting America’s Economy In Context – Illinois ‘Bigger’ Than Saudi Arabia

The US economy remains staggeringly large. In order to help put America’s GDP of $18 trillion in 2015 into perspective, the following chart compares the GDP of US states to other country’s entire national GDP…   As Mark Perry explains (via Austrian Economics blogs), the map above (click to enlarge) was created (with assistance from […]

Texas Secession Looms As “Independence Resolution” Nears Vote

Authored by Josh Harkinson, originally posted at, If the nationalists get their way, this November might be the last time Texans vote for a US president.   On Wednesday, the Platform Committee of the Texas Republican Party voted to put a Texas independence resolution up for a vote at this week's GOP convention, according […]

Homeland Security To Conduct Fake “Bioterrorism” Subway Terror Attack In New York City

Following 'Jade Helm' last summer, 2016 appears to have seen an escalation in social unrest and domestic terrorisim threat reaction among America's authorities. FEME undertaking domestic riot training in the south last month, battle-tanks rolling through Houston last week, and now the Department of Homeland Security plans a bioterrorism attack drill next in the NYC […]

This Is How FEMA Trains Texas Police To Deal With Riots, Conduct Mass Arrests

Last summer the state of Texas was ablaze over concerns surrounding the Jade Helm military drills held across the state prompted some to speculate that the Federal government was preparing for either a local insurrection, secession planning contencies for the Lone Star state or even a “Texas takeover.” Similar confusion returned earlier this week when […]

Fidel Castro Slams “Illustrious Visitor” Obama’s “Honeyed Words”, Cuba “Needs No Gifts From The Empire”

Having spent a couple of days glad-handing (and watching baseball) with Raul Castro in Cuba, 89-year-old Fidel Castro has come out swinging against "the empire" with a bristling 1500-word open letter recounting the history of US aggression against Cuba suggesting Obama "reflects and doesn't try to develop theories about Cuban politics." Despite all of The […]