Suicide And Depression – 06.15.2018

June 15, 2018

Bourdain’s death reminds us that suicide is a social indicator which I have talked about frequently on the shows. The opposite of QE: how it works. Trump plays into the hands of the warmongers. Can’t buy weed but can buy opioids! Discuss. Historical background to U.S. health care. Newly released figures pertaining to Medicare and Social Security: gruesome.


Poverty, U.S. Style – 06.11.2018

June 10, 2018

The world’s first poor/rich country. Review of Seymour Hersh’s memoir, ‘Reporter’. NAFTA is dead. Big Brother surveillance has not disappeared, given the end of Obama. It’s become even worse. A circumspect look at Europe, hurtling towards self-destruction. Medicare will soon be broke. More bankers getting away, scot-free. Despite the terrible economic underpinnings, Americans are the most optimistic about the future in ten years.


Presidential Hero-Worship – 06.08.2018

June 7, 2018

Obama was seen as an idol by many. This behavior is sometimes seen among conservatives today re Trump. It is toxic. Mainstream media starting to sound like the Wake-Up Call! Potential effects of the proposed Trump auto tariffs. Drugs and addiction. Steel and aluminum tariff hikes. UN representative has a withering critique of America today. Jim Puplava. The euro has split Europe in two. Last month’s unemployment statistics.


A Totalitarian State – 06.04.2018

June 3, 2018

Preparations are in place for a totalitarian state. 2018 will be a record year for store closings. Europe: facts of life. Woodrow Wilson’s grotesque policies have led directly to the present. The US has the largest public debt of any country in history. Americans trying to keep up with credit cards. We are just now paying the price for 2008. China’s ‘Brave New World’. U.S. post cold-war mistakes. The loathsome James Clapper.


Sabotage! – 06.01.2018

May 31, 2018

How Bolton tried to sabotage negotiations between U.S. and N. Korea. Fast-growing signs of trouble for the economy. Media continues anti-Trump. The Spanish government is about to fall. The U.S. vs. Mexico: differing attitude to guns. The Russian collusion narrative is dying yet keenly supported by the media. How to measure the seriousness of debt in a country. Financial crashes cause recessions.


Out-of-Control – 05.28.2018

May 29, 2018

Consequences of the horrendous growth of debt securities and loans. The Swedish governments sends everyone public information about what to do in the event of war. The inexorable decline of the dollar. Jim Kunstler’s latest. The Deep State is panicking. Sadly, Trump is dancing to Washington’s tune. Google knows everything about you – and so does Amazon. Official report on the wellbeing of American households. Advertisers know who you are. Comey (ex-Head of the FBI) admits breaking the law.


How America Failed Its People – 05.25.2018

May 24, 2018

The painful steps and arrogant nonsense that drove the people into the ground. Very depressing. Incurable fungal infections. Total buyback and dividends from S&P 500 companies have hit a fresh record. Italy’s financial crisis is back, front-and-center, together with southern Europe. California’s pension fund is absurdly optimistic. Capitalism is not our problem. Politics is our problem. 2008 crisis? What crisis? It’s been forgotten!


John McCain – 05-21-2018

May 21, 2018

My “death-wish scenario” as applied to the national financial ruin dead ahead. The vicissitudes of John McCain. Tesla struggling against the odds. Another (short) comment on debt. Australia outlaws the use of cash over $10,000. A college degree needs to fall into the right hands to be useful. The weakest business ‘recovery’ in history and its consequences. Stress and wealth in America.


Julian Assange – 05.18.2018

May 17, 2018

Understanding the unraveling of the debt situation. Microchip implant technology is on the way. The Chinese company ZTE, closed due to American bans because they exported to countries America doesn’t like. How the Fed got started. More unemployment nonsense. Julian Assange is in immense danger. Confusing pleasure with happiness.


It’s Not So Much What You Know As How You Came To Know It - 05.14.2018

May 13, 2018

More than ever necessary to vet the origins of your knowledge. Obsession with low-risk danger versus massive, life-threatening danger. A legal scandal unreported. Pension problems as seen through the eyes of one particular company. More on Iran. The high moment for American power. A federal judge faces down Robert Mueller. Huge unemployment as a result of AI in the banking industry.