How the technocratic flunkies deal with the Big Brother government. Jimmy Carter sympathizes with Trump vs. the media and takes a shot at Obama. JFK assassination documents declassified after 54 years. The grim side of globalization. American’s health declining. IMF turns negative on the economy. Cringemaking interview of Trump by Fox Business Channel. Is killing and dying for “The Empire” considered heroic?
Pathetically influenced by Greenspan and Bernanke, Japan poured every ounce of its financial energy into printing money and buying assets to ‘create’ growth and prosperity. It didn’t work! China can now be said to be the most powerful country in the world. Five places where it’s easiest to obtain residency or citizenship. Is the Fed getting cold feet about reversing QE, as they promised? Why did antimatter not destroy the universe at the beginning of time? Secondary education in the U.S. today: a rant… Australian Broadcasting Co.’s sickening interview with H. Clinton.
The massive injection of false money has been cheered on by everyone. Bitcoin is useless against crime, all transactions are recorded! W.T. Grant Co was the first great retailer to go down. Interesting comparisons. Globalization is in trouble. Donald Trump: a sign of the times? A new twist on Brexit, very negative for the E.U. (for once!) Ray Dalio shorts the E.U. A money placement recommendation. The real meaning of ‘terrorism’ (not what you think. Sears is almost done for.
Grim consequences of the ‘Great Financial Crisis’ yet to come. Quick word on Europe. The value of a ‘promise’ depends on who’s offering it. Fraud used to elevate stock prices: kudos. Fraud used to bring down prices: not so much. A brief word on Catalonia. More lies from the mainstream media about statistics from the government (also lies). IMF refuses to take orders from the U.S.: unprecedented. Stupidity? U.K. shares the limelight with the U.S. Why countries get in line behind the U.S. against Russia which did them no harm and bear them no ill-will.
How the philosophical concept of ‘presentism’ is toxic to our lives. The dangers of Brexit are grossly exaggerated. The economic realities you must know to understand the horrors to come. Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Some realities about Columbus, himself. Government-created ‘information’ is no more ethical than Bernie Madoff’s own lies. Why the status quo is unraveling. The mystery of sleep.
Some very unsettling conclusions accompany smartphone use. Consequences of the historic low labor-force participation rate. What happens inexorably to superpowers which overspend. Public pensions are a financial time bomb. Most new cancer drugs come with little evidence that they work. The big picture in Europe.
Meaning and definition of ‘depression’. The mainstream media still consider themselves arbiters of truth-telling and professionalism. Coincidences easily explained. Grim retirement prospects in Europe. The American version of global power is coming to an end. Quick additional comment on Venezuela. IMF director sees a future for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Ridiculous, unfair and illogical tariffs.
Government costs covered up by borrowing and fraud. How debt is behind all major downturns and depressions. No wonder Jamie Dimon (CEO of JPMorgan) hates bitcoin! Richard Branson’s ‘association’ with Donald Trump. U.K has a massive retirement savings shortfall. The new, grotesquely overhyped Vietnam War television series. Outsourcing. Supplies for Puerto Rico. Australia’s mortgage problems. A new, fantastic claim about Russians hacking election systems in 21 states! (Debunked, of course). Couple of words on pot.
Real vs. phony prosperity. The Federal Reserve impostors. The European Union wants ‘MORE Europe’! The new tax plan (does nothing but benefit the wealthy). Commenting on Venezuela. The scheme to use Facebook for (nonexistent) evidence of Russian interference in the election. A little-advertised expat destination worth considering. Washington: one of the wealthiest enclaves in the U.S. Guess why!