How About Presenting The Facts & Letting Voters Decide Who's "Fit To Serve"?

This simple two-step process would greatly diminish the Ministry of Propaganda's influence. It isn't that hard to understand, people: the voters should be able to review the candidates' medical exam results (i.e. the facts of the matter) so they can decide who's "fit to serve" in an informed fashion. Isn't that the core of democracy?

Mexican Peso Crashes To Record Lows As Trump Odds Surge

While correlation is not causation, it is certainly a wink and a nudge in this case. As Donald Trump's poll numbers soar so the Mexican Peso has been collapsing against the US dollar, and just broke to fresh record lows...

US Futures; Euro Stocks Slide On Deutsche Bank Liquidity Fears; Bonds Bid

Following yesterday's paradoxical US stock surge catalyzed by a bevy of bad macroeonomic news, the overnight session has seen some good old "risk off" mood which hit European shares as a result of the previously reported $14 billion DOJ claim against Deutsche Bank, which sent Europe's biggest bank tumbling, dragging the banking sector lower, while a continued drop in the price of oil pushed energy companies lower.

Guest Post: Being A 'Famous Liberal Woman' Means... Never Having To Say You're Sorry

"Are you freaking kidding me? If it wasn’t a famous liberal woman the elite is dying to install as president, this person would be Cool Hand Lukeing it in Leavenworth until the year 2100. But famous liberal women don’t have to play by the rules. They can be bizarrely racist and the trained seals of the media will happily clap their fins. They can commit clear, unequivocal crimes and the FBI will eagerly do on its reputation what a bear does in the woods to excuse her. Because, after all, unlike us peasants, famous liberal women are special.

With US On Holiday, Global Stocks Rise As Dollar Sinks, While Fireworks Break Out In Crude

With the US taking the day off to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer, global markets have been relatively quiet, aside from the dramatic moves in the energy sector over the past few hours, where crude soared in early trading as reported previously on a much-hyped joint statement by the energy ministers of Saudi Arabia and Russia, only to see the spike fizzle.

7 Out Of 10 Millennials Are "Disengaged" From Meaningful Employment

Gallup recently completed the "most robust and comprehensive study of the millennial generation" only to find them to be disengaged, aloof and completely incapable of prioritizing their own workload all while requiring constant pats on the back from management...

Is Portugal The Next "Shoe To Drop" In Europe?

Portugal 10-year yields imply that investors are starting to get a little worried about an October ratings decision that could make Portugal the EU's next big bailout candidate.