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Category Archives: Wall Street Journal

Iran’s President Tacitly Admits Iran is Cheating on Nuclear Agreement

The following article by David Haggith is from The Great Recession Blog: Countering recent US sanctions and President Trump’s talk of ending the “bad” nuclear agreement with Iran, Iran’s president threatened to restart its nuclear program. If his threat is true as stated, he unwittingly admitted something highly supportive of Trump’s position:   Mr. Rouhani […]

Paul Craig Roberts On Charlottesville: “Identity Politics Always Leads To Violence, Americans Won’t Be Spared”

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, Listening to NPR this morning confirmed what I already knew. Charlottesville is being turned into another nail in President Trump’s coffin. NPR had no interest whatsoever in reporting the actual facts about what had occurred in Charlottesville. The several “interviews” with the like-minded were orchestrated to produce the desired propaganda […]

“Overwhelming Demand” Sees Filecoin ICO Raise $250 Million Without A Viable Product

It’s official: Filecoin, a blockchain project created by Protocol Labs, has raised nearly $250 million following a private “pre-sale” and public initial-coin offering – all without having a viable product to market. According to the Wall Street Journal, the hotly anticipated ICO raised nearly $250 million after opening its offering to the public on Thursday. […]

James Damore: “This Is Why I Was Fired By Google”

Fired Google engineer Jame Damore has penned an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal explaining how his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech couldn’t be tolerated in the company’s "ideological echo chamber," adding that self-segregation with similar-minded people has grown in recent decades as we spend more time in digital […]

IRS Reports 40% Surge In People Underpaying Their Tax Bills

Paying taxes is just about as much fun as a root canal.  As such, apparently more and more people are just deciding not to do it.  As the Wall Street Journal points out today, the IRS saw a 40% surge in returns that owe tax penalties between 2010 and 2015. For reasons that aren’t clear, […]

Are Oil Bulls About To Be Burned Again?

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, Oil investors have grown more optimistic as of late, as oil prices have moved back to $50 per barrel. The market appears to be on sounder footing, suggesting that things will gradually tighten for the rest of the year. But it is unclear how far oil prices can really […]

The Latest Attempt To Win The Afghan War: Replace The Soldiers With Mercenaries

Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, One of the most controversial aspects of the Iraq war was the heavy use of defense contractors, who were in many cases paid vast sums of money to do jobs that you’d think an ordinary soldier could do. When it was all said and done, defense contractors had reaped […]

Is Trump Winning?

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, Mainstream analysis has been wrong for so long, why start believing it now? SLL has run a series of articles (“Plot Holes,” “Trump and Vault 7,” “Calling a Bluff?” “Let’s Connect the Dots,” “Powerball, Part One,” “Powerball, Part Two”) advancing interrelated hypotheses. We’ve asserted that President […]

Kelly Loses Control As “Vacationing” Trump Unleashes Angriest Tweetstorm Yet

Just days after the Wall Street Journal and others reported that Trump’s new Chief of Staff, General John Kelly, had taken steps to “control” the flow of information on the President’s twitter feed, America will wake up this morning to one of his longest tweet storms yet.  Not surprisingly, this latest rant started off by […]

It’s Official, Obamacare Rate Hikes Are Trump’s Fault

Obamacare premiums have been exploding higher ever since the controversial legislation took over health insurance markets.  And while many would say that another year of premium increases is a logical extrapolation of a predictable, multi-year trend resulting from a failed policy, others would like for you to believe that the massive (yet consistent) premium increases […]