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The Fed is Not Political, And I Have a Bridge To Sell You

Via The Daily Bell There is an old saying that one should never talk about politics or religion. I think that is just a way to make sure people don’t talk about anything productive or eye opening. And I think it is basically the same attitude that makes the New York Times tell us not […]

Does America Have A Technology Platform Monopoly Problem?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Last week, I wrote a post titled, What Can an Overhyped Silicon Valley Juice Company Tell Us About the U.S. Economy. Here’s how I ended the piece: Finally, and perhaps most concerning, look at a couple of the entities that helped fund Juciero to the tune of $120 […]

It’s Time To Stop Pretending North Korea Is A Threat To The United States

Authored by James Holbrooks via TheAntiMedia.org,   North Korea is a threat, goes the narrative. And we, as loyal Americans, should fear the potentiality of that fact. That’s why U.S. aircraft carriers, accompanied by fighter jets and warships, are currently steaming toward the Korean Peninsula. That’s why the best soldiers the United States military has […]

Trump Considering “Kinetic Military Action” On North Korea Including “Sudden Strike”

Following Sunday’s failed medium-range missile test by Kim Jong-Un, President Donald Trump has been evaluating his response options and according to Bloomberg, which cited a “person familiar with his thinking”, is willing to consider ordering “kinetic” military action, including a sudden strike, to “counteract North Korea’s destabilizing actions in the region” However, before launching another […]

Did Al Qaeda Fool The White House Again?

Authored by Robert Parry via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In Official Washington, words rarely mean what they say. For instance, if a U.S. government official voices “high confidence” in a supposed “intelligence assessment,” that usually means “we don’t have any real evidence, but we figure that if we say ‘high confidence’ enough that no one […]

Paul Craig Roberts Asks “Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon?”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The insouciance of the Western world is extraordinary. It is not only Americans who permit themselves to be brainwashed by CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the New York Times and Washington Post, but also their counterparts in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, who rely on the war propaganda machine that poses as […]

How Active Managers Can Profit From The ETFs’ Takeover Of The Market

Submitted by Nick Colas of Convergex ETFs And The Pricing Of Disruptive Innovation Consider the following fact: US listed ETFs own 2.8% of electric carmaker Tesla’s common stock, but 5.1% of GM’s equity and 5.2% of Ford’s shares.  Why the discrepancy?  One simple reason is that Tesla is not in the S&P 500 but both […]

So Many Triggers

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, It’s not a story that’s likely to appear on the evening news, but it certainly should. Deutsche Bank has announced that it will create more shares, selling them at a 35% discount. Existing shareholders have not been pleased and, in the first four days since the offer was announced, […]

Populism In Our Time – “The Status Quo Is The Fundamental Problem”

Authored by Paul Brodsky via Macro-Allocation.com, “Be even more suspicious…of all those who employ the term we or us without your permission. This is another form of surreptitious conscription, designed to suggest that we are all agreed on our interests and identity.”– Christopher Hitchens Merriam-Webster defines populist as “a believer in the rights, wisdom and […]