Reality

Deconstructing The "Median Income Bullshit"

What do you do when the economy isn't growing the way you want it to but you need to win an election in the very near future?  Well, one option is to have the Census Bureau change its data collection methodology to goal seek the desired income growth.

European Leaders Discuss Plan For European Army

"We are going to move towards an EU army much faster than people believe." But the creation of a European army, a long-held goal of European federalists, would entail an unprecedented transfer of sovereignty from European nation states to unelected bureaucrats in Brussels, the de facto capital of the EU.

More Akin To Goebbels

The best thing that could happen during this presidential election is happening. Once and for all, the press is being outed as the traitorous bunch of clowns we have always known they were.

"It's An Inside Job" Oliver Stone Says DNC Hack Is A "Disguise From What's Really Going On"

Never one to shy away from controversy, infamous director Oliver Stone (see here, here, and here) is once again challenging the mainstream media's narrative; this time with regard the "russian hacking and leak of the DNC." Speaking with CNN's Christine Amanpour, the Hollywood director said he believes the Democratic National Committee email hacking scandal was an "inside job...to disguise what’s really going on..."

Global Market Rout Abates As Bond Selloff Pauses, Oil Rebounds

After a sudden rout in financial markets that wiped $2 trillion in global market cap over the past week showed signs of easing, overnight stocks tried to stage another "BTFD-type" comeback with European stocks climbing for the first time in five days as oil and metals prices gained. S&P futures were modestly in green, although they faded earlier gains, on the back of a slide in the USDJPY which initially spiked to 103.31 only to fade back to the mid 102-range.

Archie Bunker Still Lives Within Some, Many, Or Most Of Us

Politicians are human and occasionally they cannot contain themselves, allowing their true sentiments to come out; sometimes in droplets hardly noticed, but sometimes in damaging blurbs.  We, certainly the media, usually point to these blurbs as gaffes.  But in reality they simply represent what these politicians think but are not supposed to acknowledge in a world where we must try, at times force ourselves, to be painfully politically correct in order to achieve some modicum of conviviality.

The Death Of Mainstream Media

Beyond the incredible torrent of factual revelations that have emerged which should disqualify her from being considered President, there’s something else going on. That something else is the mainstream media.

Higher Risk, Rising Rates, Weaker Peso... Blame Trump?

If correlation is causation then there is only one 'thing' to blame for the sudden rise in interest rates, the tumble in the mexican peso, and the spike in volatility... Donald Trump's rising popularity.