Reality

"Get Rich Quick In Virginia"

"Richmond VA is inundated with radio commercials to get rich quick by flipping houses. And I’ve seen articles in the paper about flippers. I, too, viewed this as being indicative of a top. We’ve also seen a huge surge in new restaurants."

'Holier-Than-Thou' - How America's Mainstream Media Rebuke Foreign Leaders

It would be refreshing if the New York Times Editorial Board were to get hold of America’s moral compass and encourage the President to rebuke the monarchy of Saudi Arabia for its long-standing, embedded and comprehensive contempt for the rights of Saudi citizens. By all means criticize Trump for cosying up to the savage Duterte - but spare us the claptrap about moral compasses.

Is Blockchain A Gold & Silver Launchpad?

Global governments, having previously removed metals’ backing from the currencies they print, now attempt to force their citizens into holding only digital paper currency “wealth.” How ironic it will be, if by these very actions, the ultimate effect turns out to be the unleashing of new demand waves for digital metal – redeemable for physical gold and silver.

Doug Casey On The Opioid Crisis

"The government learned absolutely nothing from the failure of alcohol prohibition. What they’re doing with drugs makes an occasional, trivial problem into a national catastrophe..."

Dick's Slammed After Company Admits It Doesn't Know How To Calculate EBITDA

First it was non-GAAP adjustments, then it was stock buybacks, then it was fudging the effective tax rate; and now, in the most creative way to "boost" one's earnings, Dicks Sporting Goods admitted it blatantly fabricated its Adjusted EBITDA. But it's ok: it was a simple calculation error, and now everything is "fixed", the company reported in an 8K filed this morning.

"Apocalypse Now": The Horror Of The Deep State's Plan Exposed - Part 3

Decades of propaganda, false flags, and misinformation campaigns have enabled the Deep State to gain power and control over the U.S. government. When war or a financial crisis is necessary to keep the profits flowing, events will be steered to such an outcome. With the latest financial plundering operation running out of steam, the Deep State is once again pushing the world toward global conflict.

Is A Chinese Recession Imminent? Yield Curve Inverts For First Time Ever

While China growth has been slowing, and monetary conditions tightening, few (if any) have predicted any prolonged deflation (let alone a recession), yet overnight - for the first time ever - the $1.7 trillion Chinese bond market inverted, flashing a warning signal to the world that something is wrong.

A Tale Of Two Justice Systems – Wall Street Vs. Main Street

"This twisted application of the law when it comes to two different classes of Americans is extremely corrosive, unethical and ultimately potentially fatal to any society. Until this is dealt with, nothing will get sustainably better for the masses of our fellow citizens."

5 Universal Laws Of Human (Investment) Stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.

The 21st Century Has Been A Big, Fat Flop

As the new century dawned, U.S. GDP was growing at a rate of about 3% a year... unemployment was near record lows... stocks were at record highs... the government’s finances were stabilizing... the threat of war was low... and new technology, abundant capital, and 20 centuries of compounded learning promised to make it the best ever. But then something went wrong. Or many things went wrong...

WSJ Defends Comey Ouster: "Comey Deserved Dismissal"

"President Trump fired James Comey late Tuesday, and better now than never. These columns opposed Mr. Comey’s nomination by Barack Obama, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Director has committed more than enough mistakes in the last year to be dismissed for cause."