US Plans First Ever ICBM Intercept Next Tuesday

The Pentagon will attempt to shoot down an intercontinental missile for the first time in a test next Tuesday with the goal of preparing for such a strike from North Korean, AP reported in "preparation for North Korea's growing threat."

Meanwhile At Evergreen College, Police Tell Professor To Avoid Campus As Student Protesters Seek Hostages

Students at Evergreen State College - a school notable for its far-left politics and its preference for measuring students' performance with "narrative evaluations" instead of grades - have seized control of their campus and are reportedly seeking hostages following a confrontation with a biology professor who objected to a planned demonstration that asked white students and faculty to voluntarily leave campus for a day.

Bitcoin Is Crashing (Again)

While Bitcoin is still up 13% on the week (its 8th weekly ruse of the last 9), the dollar price of the virtual currency is collapsing again in US trading (after a big rebound during the Asian session)...

There's No Painless Exit From The "Fake Faux Financialized" Economy

"The sanctioning of this deranged hypocrisy is shaping a generation that could easily turn into political monsters when they eventually come into power - and that coming-to-power may coincide with much more desperate economic conditions on the road ahead."

Arizona Governor Signs Bill To Repeal State Capital Gains Taxes On Gold & Silver

"If you’re for less government, you want sound money. The people who want big government, they don’t want sound money. They want to deceive you and commit fraud. They want to print the money. They want a monopoly. They want to get you conditioned, as our schools have conditioned us, to the point where deficits don’t matter."