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Financialization & The Destruction Of The Real Economy

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Strip an economy of capital, productive incentives, talent and yes, ethics, and what are we left with? An economy spiraling toward an inevitable collapse. Financialization is destroying the real economy, but few in power seem to notice or care. The reason why is painfully obvious: those in […]

Did Obama Know About Comey’s Surveillance?

Authored by James Freman op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, The media is less interested in Obama Administration wiretapping than in how Trump described it… This week CNN is reporting more details on the Obama Administration’s 2016 surveillance of people connected to the presidential campaign of the party out of power. It seems that once […]

America’s Slow-Motion Military Coup

Authored by Stephen Kinzer via The Boston Globe, In a democracy, no one should be comforted to hear that generals have imposed discipline on an elected head of state. That was never supposed to happen in the United States. Now it has. Among the most enduring political images of the 20th century was the military […]

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Pardon Widens Republican Rift As McCain And Flake Blast “Lawless” Trump

It wasn’t just millions of Democrats that were left ‘triggered’ by Trump’s pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio over the weekend as several prominent Republicans, including John McCain, Jeff Flake and Paul Ryan, also decided to take a very public stand against the decision.  Both McCain and Flake took to twitter to blast Trump’s apparent lawlessness […]

The Complete Debt Ceiling Decision Tree: “An Alarmingly High Probability Of A Very Bad Outcome”

For all the breathless newsflow over the past 7 days, the single most consequential event of last week was the sudden jump in debt ceiling/government shutdown odds following Donald Trump’s confrontational Phoenix speech, which laid out a problematic dilemma: Trump’s Mexican wall, or a government shutdown. While various financial pundits rushed to discount the odds […]

Watch Live: President Trump Speaks At Rally In Phoenix Following “Underwhelming” Protests

Amid underwhelming protests, and in the absence of Republican Governor Doug Ducey, President Trump is set to hold a campaign-style rally in Phoenix tonight that may be must-watch for a number of reasons.  As The Hill reports, Trump is expected to use the podium in Phoenix to defend his hard-line approach on immigration and to […]

In Angry, Fiery Press Conference, Trump Says “Blame On Both Sides” For Violence

During a fiery, improvized press conference that was supposed to address Trump’s infrastructure proposal but quickly veered into an angry back and forth between President Trump and the media over Saturday’s tragic events in Virignia, Donald Trump defended his initial response to the weekend violence in Charlottesville, saying he needed to “know the facts” before […]

The Trigger? “If This Ever Happens You Know You’re Days Away From Nuclear War”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Back in February of 2014 we published an interview and report from well known preparedness strategist and strategic relocation expert Joel Skousen in which he explained his assessment of how World War III would “go down.”   At the time, North Korea was considered by most to be nothing more […]

Russia-gate’s Fatally Flawed Logic

Authored by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, By pushing the Russia-gate 'scandal' and neutering President Trump’s ability to conduct diplomacy, Democrats and Congress have encouraged his war-making side on North Korea… There was always a logical flaw in pushing Russia-gate as an excuse for Hillary Clinton’s defeat – besides the fact that it was based on […]

Krieger Asks: Is Google A Search Engine Or ‘Deep State’ Organ?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today’s post should be read as Part 3 of my ongoing series about the now infamous Google memo, and what it tells us about where our society is headed if a minority of extremely wealthy and powerful technocratic billionaires are permitted to fully socially engineer our culture […]