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Kunstler: “Don’t Cry For Me, Rachel Maddow”

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, The latest artificial hysteria cranked up by the Offendedness Cartel – re: detention of juvenile illegal immigrants — is the most nakedly sentimental appeal yet by the party out-of-power, a.k.a. “the Resistance.” I have a solution: instead of holding these children in some sort of jail-like facility until […]

WaPo Refuses To Cover Amazon’s Horrendous “Pee Bottle” Warehouse Conditions

The Washington Post – founded in 1877 and boasting 47 Pulitzer prizes – including one for its groundbreaking reporting the Watergate scandal, can’t seem to find a single journalist to cover the deplorable working conditions at sister company Amazon’s warehouses – as noted by the Daily Caller‘s Joe Simonson. In the case of WaPo’s coverage, there exists one growing […]

Weekend Reading: The Next Big Bubble

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, If you’re a frequent reader, you’ve noticed that we often find fault with the one-sided manner in which the mainstream media reports on economic topics and the asset markets. Of chief concern to us, the cheerleading for the markets and the economy fails to provide readers with the other […]

Are You Prepared To Invest In Troubled Times?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Market “fixes” fuel wealth/income inequality which feeds political and social instability. There are two Grand Narratives about the U.S. economy and asset markets: the mainstream narrative is that nothing is fundamentally wrong with the economy, and so no structural changes (and the sacrifices such changes entail) are needed. […]

Venezuela Rages: U.S. Sanctions Are “An Attack On The Oil Market”

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, The U.S. sanctions against Venezuela are affecting consumers worldwide and are an attack on the oil market, Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Thursday. The minister, speaking at an OPEC International Seminar today—a day before OPEC ministers meet to discuss how much production to bring back to the market to […]

McCain Office Involved In IRS Targeting Scandal; Pushed “Financially Ruinous” Audits Of 501(c) Orgs

Internal IRS documents obtained by Judicial Watch through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reveal that in 2013, John McCain’s former staff director, Henry Kerner, pushed the Obama IRS to engage in “financially ruinous” audits of 501(c) organizations – 10 days before Obama’s IRS publicly admitted to “inappropriate” targeting of groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their […]

Majority Of American Voters Blame Parents, Not Trump For Family Separation Crisis

Authored by Will Racke via The Daily Caller, A majority of likely voters think illegal immigrant parents are more to blame for the latest immigration crisis than the Trump administration, according to a Rasmussen poll released Thursday. When migrant families are caught illegally crossing the southwest border and subsequently separated for criminal prosecution, 54 percent […]

Tom Arnold Teaming Up With Michael Cohen To “Take Down” Trump

D-list celebrity Tom Arnold says he’s teaming up with President Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, to “take down” the president.  “I say to Michael, ‘Guess what? We’re taking Trump down together, and he’s so tired he’s like, ‘OK,’ and his wife is like, ‘OK, f*** Trump,’” Arnold said, laughing. –NBC News Arnold, the ex-husband […]

Fun With The Fed’s “Stress” Test

Authored by Nicholas Colas via DataTrekResearch.com, Like many of you, I spent part of the late afternoon reading through the results of the Federal Reserve’s annual stress test of the US banking system. At first blush, everything looks good. Everyone passed. Now investors can look forward to next week’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, when we […]