The Chinese Economy's Fatal Flaws

"...if we dig deeper into the exact situation of Chinese economy, we will find that it’s a typical failing of the Keynesian, cronyist system."

Neocons Love Trump's New Afghanistan Plan, Blackwater Calls It "Obama-Lite"

"I’m proud. I’m relieved," Graham said on Fox News after Trump’s Monday night address. "I’m proud of the fact that President Trump made a national security decision, not a political decision. I’m proud of the fact that he listened to the generals, and I’m most proud of the fact that he showed the will to stand up to radical Islam."

College Professors Begin Direct Support For AntiFa Groups On Campuses

"Since Trump’s election, fascists, neo-fascists, and their allies have used blatantly Islamophobic, anti-semitic, racist, misogynistic, homophobic, transphobic, and ableist messaging and iconography to recruit to their ranks and intimidate students, faculty, and staff...The time to take action is now..."

Funds Managing $1.1 Trillion Are Dumping Junk Bonds

Investors overseeing a total of over $1.1 trillion have been cutting exposure to junk bonds amid growing concerns about rising rates, central bank policy and general geopolitical uncertainty.

WTI Drops After 3rd Weekly Build In Gasoline Inventories

Amid Libya headlines and contract rollover, WTI prices were wild heading into the inventory data tonight. Following two weeks of surprising builds in Gasoline inventories, API reports a surprise 3rd weekly build in gasoline inventories, and crude drawing only modestly (in line with expectations). The initial reaction was a kneejerk lower, breaking down the day's wedge.

Here's How The Next Recession Begins

"Progress occasionally requires the decimation of entire industries, and that’s what’s happening now... In the long-run it’s better for everyone. But shorter-term, there’s going to be a lot of pain."

Defining Hypocrisy: Democrats Warn Steve Bannon Against Publishing Classified Info On Breitbart

"Steve Bannon has an ongoing obligation to safeguard our nation’s secrets, and he does not gain some kind of extra Constitutional protection just because he is now returning to a position in the media.  If he or anyone else in a similar position fails to meet this obligation and provides classified information to someone who is not entitled to have it, he could and should be brought to justice."

Is Trump's Agenda Being Eclipsed?

"War is the health of the state, but the death of empires... The German, Austro-Hungarian, Russian and Ottoman empires all fell in World War I. World War II ended the Japanese and Italian empires — with the British and French following soon after. The Soviet Empire collapsed in 1989. Afghanistan delivered the coup de grace... Is it now the turn of the Americans?"

How To Set Up Your Own Bitcoin/Ethereum IRA

"For the past couple of centuries technology empowered the state, put more things under its control... Now, you simply can't hold financial assets in a form where 'The Man' can grab it if he finds you an enemy of the state, which in many states includes righteous men..."