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Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Four Chicago Teachers Union representatives went to Venezuela, a failed nation, singing praises of its corrupt leader. Mayor Rahm Emanuel closed some…
Amid a collapse in global bond yields (to record lows) and soaring aggregate volumes of central-bank-created negative-yielding debt, at least one big bond shop is dumping sovereigns. Source:…
Submitted by Monday Morning Macro "Impossible" Events Are On The Rise... A 4-sigma event would be expected to happen once or twice in a trading lifetime – according to the most popular VaR-based…
Until today, Italy has had 61 governments since World War II. We can now make that 62. Moments ago, during a scathing speech that slammed his his deputy premier, Matteo Salvini of the League who is…
Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, In last Tuesday’s “Technical Update,” I wrote that on a very short-term basis the market had reversed the previously overbought condition, to…
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is moving his family from Janesville, Wisconsin, to the Swamp of Washington, DC, according to a report.
National Review editor Rich Lowry, who was the face of the failed "Against Trump" edition of the magazine during the 2016 GOP presidential primary, is now authoring a book promoting the nationalist…
The United States Studies Center at the University of Sydney in Australia released a report on Monday that warned America has lost its military superiority in the Indo-Pacific region and Chinese…
CNN released a poll on Tuesday that shows support for Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has dropped 12 points. In June Harris had 17 percent support but the poll reveals a steep…
Looking to buy her way out of decades of identity fraud,  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is using billions of our tax dollars and what can only be described as 1/1024th of an apology.
How does a society deal with religious institutions that profess values which are the very opposite of the value system of the Western society in which they live? "When I was in high school, there…
Rashida Tlaib had asked to go to "Palestine," which so far does not exist, on a trip arranged and co-sponsored by a Palestinian not-for-profit organization, Miftah, headed by longtime Israel…
The legislation's main barriers to Spanish citizenship have been obligatory exams on Spanish language and socio-cultural history, the need to travel to Spain and exorbitant fees and costs — all…
Let me be clear: I never met Virginia Giuffre, who is now 36 years old. There is documented evidence that until she met her lawyers in 2014, Giuffre never accused me.... In one email, a well-known…
"I don't believe in these two words [human rights], there are no human rights. But in Western countries, there are animal rights. In Australia they take care of frogs.... Look upon us as frogs, we'll…
There are many, many pathways of entrepreneurial opportunity in creative services, where it is eminently possible to succeed on talent, where big companies are eager to work with small creative…
There are some signs that the pace of US economic activity is starting to slow down. For instance, the yearly growth rate of industrial production, which closed at 5.4% in September 2018, fell to 1.3…
A West Virginia state lawmaker plans to re-introduce a bill next session that would require Congress declare war or call forth the state militia before the West Virginia National Guard could be…
What is the governing dynamic causing both student loans and healthcare burdens to run away from us? As a health economist, I spend my days working with incredibly innovative medical device and…
The practical offshoot of the Austrian theory of money is that the production of money should best be left to the free market. Government interventionism does not improve monetary exchanges; it…
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. There’s no place on earth…
Rashida Tlaib made headlines recently when it was learned that she and fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar shunned a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel and announced that they would instead…
Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs, an economist who is Director of Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development and of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, hates President…
Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Today in history, on August 20, 636, one of the most consequential battles between Islam and the West took place, the…
Appearing on a “hip-hop” radio show in New York, Ebro In the Morning, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed with the interviewer, Ebro Darden, in his claim that there were “white…
While our ruling oligarchs are richer than ever and dining on $400 steaks covered with 24-karat edible gold leaf sheets, they're actively preparing us plebs for a future of eating bugs. …
This is not a good sign. …
After decades of lying to the public about the well-documented dangers of fluoride and demanding everyone who says otherwise be censored, the media just finally admitted fluoride is lowering our…
The New York Times is looking to rewrite America's history by putting "slavery" at "the very center." …
The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Goldman Sachs, Raytheon and nearly 200 other companies want you to know they're down with woke capitalism. …
Sales have "officially exploded" this summer.
"I was officially disqualified."
While having only 2 kids to 'save the planet'.
Bad optics.
Almost half of voters feel that they have to hide their support for the President A Zogby poll released this week indicates that President Trump has a narrow lead over all major Democratic candidates…
On Easter Day 2019 residents in Buitenveldert, a district of Amsterdam, heard blood-curdling screams coming from outside. After rushing to find the source of the chaos, neighbors saw a young man in a…
The friendly relationship between the United States and Germany has soured, to say the very least. A new survey authorized by the Atlantik-Brücke and carried out by the polling firm Civey discovered…
Proactiva’s migrant ferry ‘Open Arms’ say that the Spanish government will allow them to dock at a port in Mallorca to offload the 107 migrants they current have onboard. In a recent press release,…
Germany’s Interior Minister has announced that the government will be getting tough on Syrians with asylum status who go back and forth between Germany and Syria for holidays. Horst Seehofer,…
Shocking figures on sexual misconduct by doctors have revealed that foreign-trained doctors are involved in 60 percent of cases involving sexual misconduct with patients, despite only making up 30…
When President Donald Trump presented on August 5 a collection of proposals for government actions to counter mass shootings, advancing red flag laws was part of the package. Briefly describing such…
Are suggestions that the US government is involved with the Hong Kong protest just more Beijing paranoia? RPI's Daniel McAdams points out that US support for the Hong Kong separatists goes back…
Is ISIS really making a "comeback" in Syria and Iraq? RPI's Daniel McAdams talks to RT America about a new Pentagon Inspector General report finding that ISIS is transitioning from a territory…
After any mass shooting, you can expect many politicians to jump in front of reporters and voters to herald support for cracking down on the ability of people to obtain, keep, and carry guns.…
Yesterday's Fed rate cut was much too little for President Trump, but moving toward zero or negative rates only hastens the coming economic collapse. Long-time financial management expert Jeff…
America’s “prison industrial complex” appears to be all about stats. Anyone who is a huge sports fan knows that stats are king when it comes to competition. In baseball, no one will ever beat Cy…
Guatemala has elected Alejandro Giammattei as its new president. The president elect opposes the “safe third country” deal with the United States that current president, Jimmy Morales, agreed to.…
Ludwig von Mises, in his Critique of Interventionism, stated that one government intervention in the market creates unintended consequences, which inevitably justifies the next government…
Shannon O’Toole, according to the author’s biography on Amazon, “worked extensively to identify fraud in multiple government programs. She received countless accolades and honors for her achievements…
Today in history, on August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon slammed shut the “gold window” and eliminated the last vestige of the gold standard. Nixon ordered Treasury Secretary John Connally to…
Four Chicago Teachers Union representatives went to Venezuela, a failed nation, singing praises of its corrupt leader.
The increase in national average rents slowed to a crawl in July but year-over-year rates are up 3.4%.
Jeremy Corbyn wants to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister but his election strategy makes no sense.
Trump blasted Fed Chair Jerome Powell in a pair of Tweets today. Trump wants huge rate cuts and possibly some QE.
President Trump and his economic advisor Larry Kudlow have important announcements. I can help with translations.
Dan Fishman recently became executive director of the Libertarian Party. He joins me to discuss (among plenty of other things) his political evolution, where he sees the party going, and whether…
Julie Borowski, the popular libertarian content creator, has just released a children's book called Nobody Knows How to Make a Pizza, in which she illustrates how, without a central planner, amazing…
Today I am joined by two libertarians: Dr. Michael Edelstein and Dr. David Ramsay Steele. Together they wrote Three Minute Therapy: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life, which applies an easily…
Vince Vaughn has scores of Hollywood films to his credit -- from The Lost World: Jurassic Park to Hacksaw Ridge and many in between -- and has been a Ron Paul supporter since the 2008 presidential…
Not long ago, the great libertarian foreign policy expert Scott Horton joined me for a full week's worth of episodes. We got some great feedback and a little criticism, so Scott and I decided that…
Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates than long-term Treasury note. An…
The Left is the most dangerous ideological phenomenon in the history of mankind. It glorifies poverty, the total state, and mass death. The Left wants to destroy Western civilization, based on…
The wheel of time rolls forward, never retracing its path, but because it is a wheel, and we are riding in it, a persistent illusion persuades us that the landscape is recognizably the same, and that…
Someone asks a legitimate question after a conversation about the U.S. military: If the U.S. military did the right thing, then shouldn’t we honor them? My answer was something like this: Not any…
If it hadn’t arrived I’d be dead, but it was hardly welcome: another birthday. Thirty-eight years old on Aug.11, but for any pedant or two, reverse the numerals and you’ll get it right. Thirty-eight…
The segments at the core of the Brick-and-Mortar Meltdown.
HSBC's pleas of innocence have won little sympathy in Beijing.
Now they're clamoring for the NIRP absurdity in the US. How will this end?
Nope, the Fed dumped. But there was huge demand elsewhere.
For Trucking and Railroads, it’s Hangover Time.
Is a murder committed more heinous than a suicide allowed? In its act, sure. In this context? NO. An “unlucky accident” like this is the ONE THING that a non-corrupt State must prevent. It’s the non…
Did you wear a black armband When they shot the man Who said “peace could last forever” And in my first memories They shot Kennedy I went numb when I learned to see So I never fell for Vietnam We got…
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,…
Today’s post revolves around a subject I’ve been thinking about since early 2017, when I noticed much of the population separating into pro-Trump or anti-Trump factions that were becoming…
Perhaps, at long last, a serial rapist and pedophile may be brought to justice, more than a dozen years after he was first charged with crimes that have brutalized countless girls and women. But what…
Trump's nominee is accused of promoting a “highbrow argument for racial purity.” The post Trump Nominates Judge Who Argued Countries Are Stronger If Everyone Is Same Ethnic Group appeared first on…
A “Missing Indigenous Woman Alert System” is one of the reforms she is proposing. The post Warren Proposes Policy Overhaul to Support Native Peoples appeared first on American Renaissance.
There are no real health differences; only bias and ill treatment. The post Myths About Physical Racial Differences Were Used to Justify Slavery — And Are Still Believed by Doctors Today appeared…
Assimilation means you have to hide your real self. The post Counter-Terror Chief Neil Basu Says British Muslims Should Not Be Forced to ‘Assimilate’ appeared first on American Renaissance.
“Zimbabwe is poor because its rulers are predatory.” The post Zimbabwe’s Economy Is Crashing and Its People Are Hungry appeared first on American Renaissance.
Unlike the US media, foreign diplomats won't be fooled again:Foreign diplomats are still feeling burned after assuming Donald Trump would lose in 2016 — and they don’t want to be fooled again. So…
A Reprehensible emails his observation that Twitter is muting the voices of anyone who criticizes the entertainment blackwashing:After seeing the cast of Wheel of Time I couldn't get my mind off of…
No wonder Epstein and his friends were trying to keep the records sealed:Jeffrey Epstein once had three 12-year-old girls flown in from France for him to abuse as a sadistic birthday present,…
I cannot believe they didn't save the Celeste for me! That's just sadistic. And mean. Posted by Vox Day.
The Duke of Wellington said, ten years after the battle while at Eton: "The battle of Waterloo was won here." Richard Sherman, the outspoken cornerback, has a similar perspective:I understand that…
The scene is in Hell at the annual dinner of the Tempters’ Training College for young Devils.The Screwtape Letters (Screwtape Proposes a Toast), C. S. LewisIn his toast, Screwtape offers an overview…
Walking the fine line between pagan and Christian-          For the Love of God, Steve VaiJordan Peterson had a discussion with Steven Pinker; it was posted recently although it seems to have been…
The future disappears into memoryWith only a moment betweenForever dwells in that momentHope is what remains to be seen-          The Garden, RushThe Screwtape Letters, C. S. LewisThe humans live in…
Maximus: Do you find it difficult to do your duty?  Cicero: Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to.-          GladiatorI had just finished writing the…
She turned her tender eyes to meBut she blinded me with science-          She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas DolbyThe Screwtape Letters, C. S. LewisMy Dear Wormwood, I wonder you should ask me…
Friday, President Donald Trump met in New Jersey with his national security advisers and envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who is negotiating with the Taliban to bring about peace, and a U.S. withdrawal from…
I can think of only one thing which unites Adolf Hitler and Noam Chomsky: a shared contempt for and critique of capitalist mass-media democracy. Concerning Hitler’s speeches, we usually think of…
It is astonishing to observe some Americans twisting themselves into pretzels so they can continue to make excuses to explain the bizarre behavior of President Donald Trump on the world stage. The…
Stocks fell last week following news that the yield curve on Treasury notes had inverted. This means that a short-term Treasury note was paying higher interest rates than long-term Treasury note. An…
American capitalism is based on plunder. With the continental USA plundered, American capitalism hoped to continue enriching itself by plundering Russia as it did under Yeltsin, carefully including…
  An Era of Low Time Preference Last week the price of gold moved up another $16, and the price of silver was up $0.14.   10-year treasury note yield since 1999 – it is almost back at the multi…
Not Adding Up One of the more disagreeable discrepancies of American life in the 21st century is the world according to Washington’s economic bureaus and the world as it actually is.  In short,…
  Bad Hair Days Are Back We recently discussed the many divergences between major US indexes, which led us to expect that a downturn in the stock market was close (see The Calm Before the Storm for…
  A Noteworthy Sentiment Change Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have declined quite sharply in recent days. Here is an overnight snapshot of the daily chart:   Bitcoin corrects again…   It is…
Things To Keep An Eye On Below is an overview of important US interest rates and yield curve spreads. In view of the sharp increase in stock market volatility, yields on government debt have…
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…
Becoming Disillusioned with Art Many children, myself included, become disinterested in art during their time in high school. I recall my teacher being ecstatic about a new work done by Damien Hirst…
This year, the US government and the Taliban have been involved for several months in intense talks about a possible peace deal in Afghanistan. These talks are unique since the Taliban and the…
What is “Degeneracy”? Article by guest writer, Xurious.   We have an instinctive sense of what “degeneracy” is; for example, many would agree that pornography, gay pride, hook-up culture, abortions,…
The Independent has recently reported that the Irish Central Bank believes that there are not enough migrants arriving to have a “wage dampening effect”. This Irish Central Bank tells us this could…
When we think about the Opioid crisis, we tend to think of the United States of America. A country where the current president even campaigned on the issue, a country where doctors are known to…
You would think that the international mainstream media actually doing their job for once and reporting on nepotism scandals from the Social Party in the country would shy away the leaders of the…