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Frontrunning: June 2

  • Strong U.S. job growth expected in May; wage rise seen moderate (Reuters)
  • Trump’s Paris Exit Leaves Him Isolated From C-Suites to Capitals (BBG)
  • Critics lament Trump climate move, supporters seek new deal (Reuters)
  • Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision (Reuters)
  • Yuan Forecasters Getting It Wrong as China Jolts Markets (BBG)

"Thinking Is Hard": The Horror Of The Deep State's Plan Exposed - Part 1

"I’m constantly amazed by the ability of those in power to create a narrative trusted by a gullible non-critical thinking populace. Appealing to emotions, when you have millions of functionally illiterate, normalcy bias ensnared, iGadget distracted, disciples of the status quo, has been the game plan of the Deep State for the last century... Americans don’t want to think, because thinking is hard. "

Angst In America - Disappearing Pensions

The deeper you look, the worse this pension situation gets. Angst is a perfectly reasonable response for anyone who is retired or thinking about retiring in the next decade...

100 Years Ago, Russian Stocks Had A Very Bad Day

Just as stocks had doubled after a trading pause lasting the duration of World War I, and the sky seemed the limit for Russian investors.... something very unpleasant happened.

Frontrunning: January 31

  • Trump Fires Acting Attorney General, Deepening U.S. Immigration Conflict (BBG)
  • Trump set to name U.S. high court pick as Democrats plan fight (Reuters)
  • Bonds Slump as Stocks Gain Favor (BBG)
  • Euro-Area Inflation Surges to 1.8%, Intensifying ECB Debate (BBG)
  • Trump Must Choose Between Farmers and ‘Big Meat’ (BBG)

Here Are 2.3 Billion Reasons Why Sanctuary Cities Are So Upset At Trump

While we are sure Mayors de Blasio (New York) and Emanuel (Chicago) are compassionate men who want nothing more than to ensure the safety of illegal immigrants in their cities, we couldn't help but notice that, following Trump's decision to defund so-called Sanctuary cities, the sound and fury spewing forth from various municipalities today was perfectly correlated with the size of taxpayer-money they received from Obama.

56 Years Ago Today, Eisenhower Warned Americans Of "The Unwarranted Influence" Of The Deep State

"In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist...we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific-technological elite...As we peer into society’s future, we - you and I, and our government - must avoid the impulse to live only for today, plundering for our own ease and convenience the precious resources of tomorrow."

Glenn Greenwald Slams The 'Unverified Claims' Of The Democrat-Cheered Deep State's War With Trump

In January, 1961, Dwight Eisenhower delivered his farewell address warning Americans of this specific threat to democracy “of the military-industrial complex." This is the faction that is now engaged in open warfare against president-elect, Donald Trump. They are using classic Cold War dirty tactics and the defining ingredients of what has until recently been denounced as “Fake News.”