Corruption

We Live In Dangerous Times - Three Flashpoints For War

We are sitting atop a volcano that could erupt at any moment. Indeed, the only question is not whether it will explode, but when – and where. For this impending seismic event has multiple pathways to the surface, spread across no less than three continents...

Staggering Corruption Reveals NATO/NASA 'Lies' At The Heart Of The Pentagon

News like 'Sailors And Marines Can Officially Declare They Are Transgenders This Fall' is being promoted to distract us from the Pentagon’s ongoing problems - its immense and murderous corruption. According to the Department of Defense inspector general’s latest report, The Pentagon still cannot officially account for some $8 trillion-plus in spending...

How Donald Trump Can Win In A Landslide

If Trump sticks to the following points, he will win the election and win it in a landslide.  In each case, Trump’s message – when he stays on point – resonates with many Americans. 

5 Things The Media Isn't Telling You About The Olympics

As athletes from all corners of the globe compete in the Olympic spirit, news outlets forget about the country’s problems. Here’s a rundown of the five most concerning issues facing tourists, athletes, and Brazilians themselves during this year’s leading international sporting event.

"It's One Gigantic Lawless Crime Scene" - Exposing The Dirty Business of U.S. 'Think Tanks'

It’s important to acknowledge that the U.S. economy has morphed into one gigantic lawless crime scene. An environment in which crony insiders who add zero value to society parasitically feast on the country’s treasure. In the case of so-called “think tanks,” we have organizations receiving copious taxpayer subsidies for the privilege of screwing over the American public.

2016: The Year America's Two-Party System Officially Began To Implode

As November inches closer, America’s two-party duopoly continues to implode. Disillusioned Democrats are making a mass exodus from their party while prominent Republicans vow to support Clinton over Trump, and once clear-cut lines in American politics are disintegrating as Americans seek other, actually “less evil” options.

7 Minutes To Steal The Vote: American Democracy "Astonishingly Vulnerable To Hackers"

As voters prepare to putatively choose the next American president in November, tales of rigged elections — from the primaries to the presidency — continue to top headlines across the country. With the sheer mountain of political funny business already evidenced this year, electronic voting machines don’t offer anywhere near the sound comfort of retribution the voting public craves.

An Economic Myth Of Olympic Proportions

According to Olympic legend, hosting the Games is an economic boon for the chosen city and country. In reality, the Games are more often a boondoggle, as Rio de Janeiro is finding out.

Frontrunning: August 8

  • Global stocks, dollar gain as payrolls fuel risk-on trades (Reuters)
  • Suicide bomber kills at least 50 at Pakistan hospital (Reuters)
  • Waiting Forever for Fed Model Bull Case on Stocks to Come True (BBG)
  • Oil Rises Despite Supply Glut (WSJ)
  • Fed's Powell urges patience on U.S. rates, citing growth risks (Reuters)
  • Trump to Propose Moratorium on New Financial Regulations (BBG)

S&P To Open At New Record High As Commodities Rise, China Trade Disappoints

The meltup continues with the S&P500 set to open at new all time highs as futures rise 0.2% overnight, with European, Asian stocks higher, as job data pushed MSCI Asia Pacific Index towards highest close since Aug. 2015. Germany, U.K. economic data seen positive, with dollar, oil rising, and gold declining. The MSCI All-Country World Index rose 0.4% and was headed for its highest close in almost a year.

Hillary Clinton: "I May Have Short-Circuited The Truth" About The Email Scandal

"What I told the FBI, which he said was truthful, is consistent with what I have said publicly. I may have short-circuited it and for that, I, you know, will try to clarify because I think, you know, Chris Wallace and I were probably talking past each other because of course, he could only talk to what I had told the FBI and I appreciated that. But I do think, you know, having him say that my answers to the FBI were truthful."

Government "Is" The Problem, Stupid!

Despite the fact that competition keeps prices low, the socialists think they can run education, health care, and the entire economy better than the free market. Here are two charts that show how successful, government solutions are for the citizens of this country....

Nicaraguan President Removes Political Opposition From Congress, Nominates Wife As Vice President

Nicaragua is set to hold presidential elections in November 2016, where Ortega will run for his third term (after changing the constitutional term limits). Evidently, Ortega is the overwhelming favorite given that he banned the main opposition party from running. Moreover, last week he removed all political opposition from Congress, essentially guaranteeing himself a victory.