After the Debate, the Deluge? (Now With A Trigger Warning)

Trigger Warning: The following article includes an abundance of insults and harsh words directed at individuals of both of the male and female sex as well as politically incorrect statements including digs at cross-dressers and people worried about the weather. If you feel “triggered” by any of the statements, please see a psychiatrist.

A Furious Rick Santelli Rages At Janet's Jawboning: "Please, Don't Help Anymore"

"Central banks buying in the [stock] market... you really think that's a good idea?" Raging about central banks' picking winners, buying Deutsche Bank, and keeping stocks "steady" around elections, Santelli exploded, "is that the world we really want to live in?" The Fed's buying stocks "will completely and utterly and in every possible way destroy and value in the marketplace..."

Debate Commission Admits There Was An "Issue" With Trump's Microphone

Today the Presidential Debate Commission issued a brief, one-sentence statement admitting "issues" with Donald Trump's audio in during the first presidential debate held on Monday: "Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump's audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall," the statement read.

The Situation In Syria Is Very, Very Dangerous

If full fledged war breaks out with Russia, it’s very likely to begin in Syria. The only good news here is we doubt Obama will begin any major escalation with only a few months left in his Presidency. The bad news is that if Hillary Clinton is elected President, all hell is likely to break loose in short order.

'Big One' Looms As Quake Swarm Strikes Southern California "In The Worrry Zone"

Just five months ago, experts warned that "the springs on the San Andreas system have been wound very, very tight. And the southern San Andreas fault, in particular, looks like it’s locked, loaded and ready to go." And now, as The LA Times reports, a rapid succession of more than 200 small earthquakes began rupturing near Bombay Beach, at the southern tip of the San Andreas fault, continuing for more than 24 hours.

Illinois Suspends "Billions Of Dollars" Of Investment Activity With Wells Fargo

Just when you thought you could relax into the weekend knowing that the US (and world) banking system was 'fixed' again thanks to a rumor from French press, Wells Fargo take another hit. Following California's decision to sever all banking ties with the bank, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs has confirmed his state's plans to suspend billions of dollars of investment activity with Wells Fargo.

Weekend Reading: Back Where We Started

"Acknowledge the complexity of the world and resist the impression that you easily understand it. It’s a basic fact of life that many things ‘everybody knows’ turn out to be wrong."