Did The Putin/Assad Meeting Cement The End Of America's Mid-East Dominance?

"Putin will offer Trump a way to save face for the U.S. while laying all the blame on Obama, Clinton, McCain and the rest of them.  If you don’t think this ties into Robert Mueller’s ‘Russia-Gate’ investigation run amok, you aren’t paying attention... But, I expect, everything about the U.S. political scene is about to change radically. "

All The Old World Systems Are Being Deliberately Torn Down

"America has enjoyed another period of relative calm and most citizens have grown rather used to the idea that this calm is somehow the norm. However, it is becoming ever more clear that another shock to the system is coming, this time through domestic AND international events, and some of the old world structures we are used to seeing may not exist afterwards."

The Saudi System And Why Its Change May Fail

"The Saudi response to the competition of the Iranian system is a move towards more authoritarian rule. This is hoped to allow for more agile policies and responses. But the move breaks the traditional ruling system. It removes the sensible impediments to impulsive foreign policies. It creates the conditions for its very failure."

The Cardinal Sin Of International Finance

"...the prime directive of any organism - whether it’s an amoeba or a person or a corporation or a government - is to survive... That’s why the US government protects the petrodollar so zealously. It needs the system to survive..."

Millennials Have Ushered In The 'Baby Bust' Cycle

America is no longer making enough babies to keep pace with deaths... A new report blames the ‘baby bust’ phase on the millennial generation (1980-2000), who are having children at record low rates.

Taxes: Here's What's Going To Stay The Same

"...even though the euphoria and expectations about this new proposal are totally overblown, there are still plenty of gems from the current tax code that aren’t going anywhere."