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CNN Wins Gold In "Total Lack Of Self-Awareness" Olympics Tyler Durden Mon, 08/10/2020 - 14:10 Authored by Andrea Widburg via AmericanThinker.com, One of the givens in modern…
Platts: 5 Commodity Charts To Watch This Week Tyler Durden Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:55 Via S&P Global Platts Insight blog, The diverging performance of commodities amid the…
Trump Denies Inquiry Into Mount Rushmore Addition, But Says 'A Good Idea' Tyler Durden Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:35 President Trump has denied a New York Times report that the White…
Florida Cases Slow, NJ Gov Says COVID-19 No Longer Spreading In State: Live Updates Tyler Durden Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:31 Summary: NJ transmission rate shows virus no longer…
Fed Commitment To Let Inflation Run Isn't A Promise; It's A Threat Tyler Durden Mon, 08/10/2020 - 13:15 Via SchiffGold.com, According to a recent CNBC report, the Federal…
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is facing criticism from an outraged city after she devoted personal attention to clearing a beach party from the lakefront but could not stop looters from ransacking the…
Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) rejected calls for federal hope response to the looting and violence overnight in Chicago, opting instead to push for more gun control.
Emergency personnel are responding to what has been described as a "major explosion" in Baltimore, with "multiple people" reportedly trapped, including children.
Shootings in New York City at this point in 2020 are on track to surpass the number of shootings witnessed during this time frame in 2018 and 2019 combined.
A majority of likely voters do not believe Joe Biden (D) would serve all four years of his term if elected president, a Rasmussen poll released Monday revealed.
At the moment, ByteDance is in negotiations with Microsoft and Twitter to sell TikTok. Yet a sale will not by itself end the threat. Any new owner will have to go over line after line of code to…
Asking the police not to give the name of killers is an attempt to hide the truth and prevent the public from knowing exactly who in France is committing these acts. Hiding the name shows a desire to…
Keeping alive the narrative of victimhood, successive Algerian leaders have tried to divert attention from their own shortcomings, not to say misdeeds. Covering the 1990s troubles in Algeria, I was…
The deal is a clear win for China; the $400 billion will be invested over 25 years, which is a small amount of money for the second-largest economy in the world. China will also have full authority…
Crimes against humanity that meet the UN definition of genocide are being inflicted by Chinese troops on their Turkic Uyghur minority in the so-called Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Charges…
"Never let a crisis go to waste," the old adage goes, and the coronavirus fiasco has demonstrated this principle in action more times than one can count. From declarations of veritable society-wide…
Max Eastman during the time from the Bolshevik Revolution through the early 1950s was one of the most famous political writers in America, known also for such literary works as The Enjoyment of…
If while driving your car you suddenly noticed that you were heading straight for a cliff edge, of course the sensible thing to do would be to apply the brakes and sharply turn the wheel. If, however…
Judy Shelton, a Trump nominee to the Fed Board of Governors, may not have coined the excellent term "Fed bug," but she used it to delicious effect in this 2019 Financial Times interview: “People call…
For the foreseeable future, war between Armenia and Azerbaijan will be on the table, occasionally turning hot, just as it has in the last weeks. This conflict has no peaceful solution possible other…
Mass looting and rioting broke out in Chicago on Sunday night after an allegedly armed black gunman in his late teens or early 20s was wounded in a shootout with police in Englewood. …
Antifa were filmed getting pummeled and thrown into a ditch on Saturday after a fight broke out at a pro-police rally in a residential neighborhood in Fort Collins, Colorado. …
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Thursday highlighted the connection of convicted terrorist Susan Rosenberg to Black Lives Matter's fundraising arm and warned Americans that the organizers…
San Francisco District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman says gay bathhouses need to be reopened ASAP so they can aid the city's "economic and cultural recovery" and his fellow board of supervisors have…
Social media mobs are now cancelling 9-year-olds. …
In a Friday Reason article by Zuri Davis, Davis discusses a conversation she had the day before with Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen. It was interesting to see Davis recount in…
America is moving up the ranks of the Bloomberg Misery Index, an index in which being number one means being the worst. Last year, America came in 50th. This year, America jumped to 25th among 60…
Across much of America, people are masked by mandate and large events are shut down by decree. But, in South Dakota, things are different. You can be mask-free in the state that has avoided most of…
People in New York City have been subjected to one of the most repressive coronavirus crackdowns in America. Included have been months-long forced closure of many businesses and extreme limitations…
Coronavirus policy at the national, state, and local levels has been largely characterized by the abandonment of common sense as governments have imposed a new array of draconian measures on the…
Rep. Matt Gaetz made a pair of bizarre tweets recently calling for the Department of Justice to issue injunctions against Facebook and Twitter for “trying to silence the President.” This is a strange…
The April 19th, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing was recorded on surveillance camera footage that was captured by an array of cameras positioned in downtown Oklahoma City. The first reports concerning the…
If you want to end unconstitutional, overreaching federal power—end the Fed. It’s the engine that drives the most powerful government in the history of the world. But Congress will never abolish the…
The controversial reality TV show “Live PD” was recently taken off the air, as the country is beginning to rethink its relationship with police, and how they are being portrayed in the media. Just…
Milton Friedman famously said, “Inflation was always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” But Friedman didn’t live through the QE years here in the U.S. and blatantly ignored the twenty plus years…
Here's a series of charts showing the duration of unemployment followed by a comparison to what happened in the Great Recession.
Chicago Fed president Charles Evans says a 4-week lockdown could help.
Senator Ben Sasse broke ranks today and was the first Republican to criticize the president's executive orders on Covid.
Media is rife with complaints of overcounts and undercounts of Covid-19 deaths.
Trump signed an executive order today after talks with Democrats broke down.
I joined Pete Quinones of the for a freewheeling Ask Me Anything session -- the first time I've ever done one. We covered all kinds of topics, from optimism/pessimism to social media bias (and the…
Former Maine state senator Eric Brakey discusses his GOP primary race for U.S. Congress in Maine, where a John Bolton-linked PAC dumped a pile of money into an effort to damage his name (particularly…
In this episode I look at some examples and counterexamples of countries with lockdowns and mask mandates, and see if simple connections can be made.
Has Trump lived up to expectations that he might roll back some of the U.S. government's foreign intervention? Zach Weissmueller joins me to discuss.
In this free-flowing discussion I cover a bunch of economic myths and misconceptions that have hounded the human race to this day.
Dr. Esther Freeman, director of the Dermatology COVID-19 Registry, says hair loss some time after COVID-19 infection, is increasingly being reported.  Months following any stressful event, physical…
It has become increasingly difficult to publish articles in medical journals that are critical of drugs or the drug industry, or that expose fraud and other wrongdoing committed by doctors. It is…
Key Findings For Data Through July 12th According to the CDC, 101 children age 0 to 14 have died from influenza, while 31 children have died from COVID-19. No evidence exists to support the theory…
“Students upset by the focus on ‘dead white males’ demanded that the freshman course be replaced with one more inclusive toward women, minorities, and non-Western cultures.” Thus read a Boston Globe…
OK, I don’t like conspiracy theories and if people were always open and above-board in what they’re doing and told the truth, we would have enterprise facts instead of conspiracy theories. As far as…
Tesla’s share of the EV market plunged to 8.7% year-to-date, from 18.4% last year. Competition is now huge and across the spectrum. Tesla faces the same situation globally.
Consumer debt to GDP spikes, but why did credit card balances plunge and new delinquencies decline?
45 million people have been furloughed in Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and Spain, but the "unemployment" rate barely budged. Creating government-subsidized zombie companies & zombie jobs?
All kinds of weird records are being broken. But it’s scheduled to expire, and then what?
The Fed is funding consumption circuitously via Treasuries and government stimulus spending, shifting impact from asset prices to consumer prices.
Remember: Matter. How tiny your share of it. Time. How brief and fleeting your allotment of it. Fate. How small a role you play in it. – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations For the past ten years, I’ve…
I rarely discuss financial markets these days. Although I pay attention, it’s not in the obsessive manner I did a decade ago. I mainly keep my eyes out for potential big macro turning points, and if…
The title of today’s post is not meant to be taken literally. I trust plenty of people. I trust friends who’ve demonstrated their trustworthiness over the years. I trust my family. Having people in…
Where’s evil? It’s that large part of every man that wants to hate without limit, that wants to hate with God on its side. It’s that part of every man that finds all kinds of ugliness so attractive –…
It’s with an extremely heavy heart that I sit down to write today’s post. Although widespread civil unrest was easy to predict, it doesn’t make the situation any less sad and dangerous. We’re in the…
Crime is up in the once 100-percent white city. The post The Great Replacement: Milwaukee appeared first on American Renaissance.
Another shade of modern. The post White Men Should Read Raymond Chandler appeared first on American Renaissance.
Rioters sought justice at Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and a Tesla dealership. The post Hundreds of Looters Raid Chicago After Riots Break Out over Police Shooting appeared first on American Renaissance.
A security guard shot by looters is in critical condition. The post 40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Chicago This Weekend appeared first on American Renaissance.
Protesters claim someone threw the bombs at them. The post Portland: Amid Nightly Protests, Pipe Bombs Explode in Laurelhurst Park appeared first on American Renaissance.
PAC-12 and the rest of the NCAA to follow soon, I expect:The Big Ten has voted to cancel the 2020 college football season in a historic move that stems from concerns related to the ongoing…
Somewhat to our surprise, the arbitrator in Owen's case ruled that Patreon does have the contractual right it claims to kick anyone off its platform at any time without any reason, regardless of…
Joe Biden is having trouble finding anyone who wants to appear on the Democratic presidential ticket with him. AC chronicles the obvious problems:Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision. Three…
To the extent that one could describe it as a Pax, anyhow. Regardless, for better or for worse, it's definitely over.There has long been heated debate over whether the United States should defend…
It's a GREAT one!A woman is stirring controversy after calling out her husband’s supposedly “shocking” life decision. The 24-year-old, writing under the username throwra_l8tr asked for help in…
  Job 28: 12 But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell? 13 No mortal comprehends its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living.   Look around us today: is wisdom and…
I must clear my conscience of something.  I am not very good at writing of immediate events.  Writing on historical events or various aspects of culture and liberty, these I can handle.  These…
The term dialogue stems from the Greek διάλογος (dialogos, conversation); its roots are διά (dia: through) and λόγος (logos: speech, reason). The first extant author who uses the term is Plato, in…
Heretics, Gilbert K. Chesterton (eBook) “[Chesterton] knows, as I do, that humanity stands at a solemn parting of the ways. Towards some unknown goal it presses through the ages, impelled by an…
Clay Travis has written a piece: 66% of Twitter Voters Believe Sports Media Is Rooting Against Sports Returning.  Sports media is rooting against the return of sports for the same reason that news…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has proposed the next multi-trillion dollar "coronavirus relief” spending bill that will support testing, tracing, treatment, isolation, and mask policies that have been…
New York City is in Serious trouble. Indeed, all diverse US cities are in trouble, especially those ruled by Democrats. The combination of coronavirus and unchecked rioting and looting have…
In the late 1950s and early 1960s there was an American TV series called "The Naked City", set in NYC. The opening for each episode began with the intoned words, "There are eight million stories in…
They’re here! No, not the pod people from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. We’re not being colonized by giant alien fruit. I’m afraid it is a little more serious than that. People’s minds are being…
See also: The Democratic Party Has Tipped, To Minorities, Women, Gays—Expect More Kavanaugh-Type Hysteria in the Future. “Young White Leftist Females Are Nuts.” I reported this finding in April,…
  Insulting the Captive Audience This week, while perusing the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet figures, we came across a rather curious note.  We don’t know how long the Fed’s had this note posted to…
  Explosive Days in Silver The silver market witnessed another explosive day! At midnight (in London), the price of the metal was $26.90. By 9pm, it had rocketed up to $28.95, a gain of 7.6%. This is…
  On Monday, Silver got Scarcer – and Simpler On 23 July, we said:   “Well, it’s complicated.”   The action on 27 July was not.   Silver spot price vs. September basis   Notice the big drop in the…
  A Really Neat Bridge   But, Mousie, thou art no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain; The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For…
  Deep-Seated Racism and Happy-Smiley Hypocrites In Delhi, people of the northeastern part of India, who have mongoloid features, are derogatorily called “chinky.” It is not unusual for men in Delhi…
The fear around this Coronavirus / COVID19 is a great showcase of how simple it is to influence the masses. From a feeling of general satisfaction, the world has lowered itself into panic. People…
On the 16th of July 2019 the European Union selected its new highest functions. We use the word ‘selected’, as opposed to ‘elected’. There is not much democracy involved when a few influential…
One of the basic principles of government, is that it is there to protect its citizens. Without that, why does the government even exist? Why would it be allowed to exist and extract resources from…
Austria. Once the heart of a great Empire, now a small land-locked nation in the middle of Europe. The country inhabits around 8.8 million citizens. The population is growing, mostly due to the…
Porn is destroying the virility in modern men. This loss in virility, in their manliness, is driving the gap between the sexes and the lack of fertility in Europe. The post Europe Has Lost its…
One fois n’est pas coutume, we may talk about things habbening outside Europe. In this matter, I’d invite you to listen to this classic Wakandan music.  If you live in a hut in the middle of the…
Disclaimer : The interview has been translated from French.  A few days ago, we made an article about French violence in the streets, and the current streak of attacks. Mainstream media in France,…
31 January 2021, this is the date of expiration of the EU sanctions on Russia.  Until this date, we can be assured that the EU leadership will systematically restrict and sabotage the Russian economy…
A few years ago, Bordeaux was, unlike Paris, a very calm and crime-free city, and was chosen by retirees. After the former mayor planted a clandestines/invaders camp before leaving, stuff changed, of…
With BLM protests across Europe, influenced by Marxists. Something very special is happening. Identity politics (a tendency for people of a particular religion, race, social group, etc., to form…