Break Up The USA?

Some of our assumptions are so deeply embedded that we cannot perceive them ourselves...

US Lawmakers Are Probing Soros' Involvement In European Politics

"We need to have a detailed oversight into what the administration has been doing over the past eight years because we have been taking sides politically in other countries as well, and there have been other similar incidents. That undermines U.S. public diplomacy and our diplomacy in general. It is against the law and is unheard of."

Welcome To Sweden, Eldorado For Migrants!

Why is it that people from these three Muslim countries choose to cross Europe to come to Sweden? What is it that Sweden offers that attracts people from the other side of the world?

Trump's ISIS Plan: Another US Invasion?

Washington cannot handle the truth: solving the ISIS problem must involve a whole lot less US activity in the Middle East, not a whole lot more. Until that is understood, we will continue to waste trillions of dollars and untold lives in a losing endeavor.

China Opposes "Threatening And Damaging" US Carrier Patrols In South China Sea

"China always respects the freedom of navigation and overflight all countries enjoy under international law," Chinese foreign ministry said at a daily news briefing in response to US carrier patrols on the Sout China Sea. "But we are consistently opposed to relevant countries threatening and damaging the sovereignty and security of littoral countries under the flag of freedom of navigation and overflight."

When Speculators Prosper Through Ignorance

"Speculators often prosper through ignorance; it is a cliche that in a roaring bull market, knowledge is superfluous and experience is a handicap. But the typical experience of the speculator is one of temporary profit and ultimate loss."

Nevada Weather Service Warns Of Dam Failure Threat

It appears another damn dam is failing. After earlier issuing a flash flood warning, Reno Weather Service warned residents "This is not a drill" as County Emergency Managers noted a Dam Retention Pond is full and overflowing into drainages.

New Poll Finds That 80% Of Americans Oppose Sanctuary Cities

"While there is broad support for comprehensive immigration reform, there is overwhelming opposition to sanctuary cities.  The public wants honest immigrants treated fairly and those who commit crimes deported and that's very clear from the data."

Australia Central Bank Warns "High Debt Levels Are Affecting Household Spending"

"It is possible that continuing rises in indebtedness, partly as a result of low interest rates, increase the fragility of household balance sheets. If so, then at some point in the future, households having decided that they had borrowed too much, might cut back consumption sharply, hurting the overall economy."

The Hope For A "Greater Fool"

The “Greater Fool Theory” surmises there is always a “greater fool” than you in the market to sell to. For Wall Street, that greater fool is you. Haven’t you ever wondered why Wall Street never tells you to “sell and raise some cash?”