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Trump Could Add North Korea To List Of State Sponsors Of Terror Next Week

Just two days after President Donald Trump returned from his 12-day tour of Asia with new assurances that China would do more to economically pressure North Korea, the White House abruptly revealed Thursday that President Trump is considering returning North Korea to the State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism – a decision that […]

Do Wars Help or HURT the Economy?

Does Defense Spending Stimulate the Economy and Create Jobs … Or Is It BAD for the Economy? Preface: Trump wants to drastically increase military spending.  At the same time, France, China, Japan and other countries are ramping up their military spending. An understanding of the effect on the economy is therefore timely. A number of […]

Trump and His Cult of Personality

The drift has been somewhat insidious, but it has been both rapid and relentless.  Trump is developing a cult of personality.  A man who was once ridiculed for a campaign many thought was just performance art, has now become almost a Messiah—a man who is going to put the proverbial chicken in every pot.  He […]

Trump Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State

In a move that is certain to infuriate those who see Trump as nothing more than a puppet of the Kremlin, moments ago NBC reported that Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil and late entrant into the SecState race after his first meeting with the president elect this past Tuesday at the Trump Tower, has […]

“The Most Important WikiLeak” – How Wall Street Built The Obama Cabinet

Perhaps the most startling discovery of the WikiLeaks dumps so far didn’t come from the most recent emails surrounding the various Hillary scandals, though there are many great ones, but from 2008 when John Podesta served as co-chair of President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team.  The email came from Michael Froman, a former Citibank executive, who […]

ZeroHedge: The New Iron Curtain – A Monument To Washington’s Imperial Folly

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Justin Raimondo via Anti-War.com, A foreign army consisting of 31,000 soldiers from an anti-American alliance are conducting military “exercises” a few miles from San Diego. Hundreds of tanks converge on the Rio Grande, while jets from 24 countries […]

ZeroHedge: The State Department’s Collective Madness

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Robert Parry via ConsortiumNews.com, Over the past several decades, the U.S. State Department has deteriorated from a reasonably professional home for diplomacy and realism into a den of armchair warriors possessed of imperial delusions, a dangerous phenomenon underscored […]

ZeroHedge: Economists DESTROY the Myth that War Is Good for the Economy

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Debunking the Stubborn Myth that War Is Good for the Economy About.com notes: One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy. It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public to […]

ZeroHedge: The Dreadful Kagan Clan – Hillary’s Warmongers-In-Waiting

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The U.S. is heading straight for a fiscal calamity in the next decade. Even if you believe the CBO’s Rosy Scenario projections – which assume that we will go 207 months thru 2026 […]

ZeroHedge: NATO: Worse Than “Obsolete” – It’s A Crony Capitalist’s Dream

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Justin Raimondo via AntiWar.com, Unlike many libertarians, I love presidential election season, because that’s when generally ignored foreign policy issues are discussed beyond the small circle of Washington wonks. And that’s why I’m having such fun with Donald […]