Reality

Turkey Threatens To Block US From Using Incirlik Airbase

"Our people ask, 'Why are they [the U.S. and coalition warplanes] using the ?ncirlik air base' " if they won't back up Turkish forces against ISIS and the Kurdish militias considered terrorists by Turkey? "What purpose are you serving if you do not provide aerial support against [ISIS] in the most sensitive operation for us?"

Ruled by DC: Get The Feds Out Of Western Lands

In the final days of his administration, President Obama has decided that with the stroke of pen, he shall further consolidate direct federal control over lands within Western states.

3 Things: Policy Hopes, Consumer-Spending Puppies, & Tax-Cut Rainbows

"Will “Trumponomics” change the course of the U.S. economy? We certainly hope so as any improvement that filters down to the bottom 80% of the country will be beneficial. However, as investors, we must understand the difference between a “narrative-driven” advance and one driven by strengthening fundamentals. The first is short-term and leads to bad outcomes. The other isn’t, and doesn’t. "

Manhattan Apartment Prices Collapse Most In Four Years

"Maybe we’re heading out of the period when there was no shame in overpricing your home.  We’re moving away from that and into something more pragmatic: Do you want to actually sell your property or do you want to pretend?  A lot of sellers remained unrealistic throughout the year, and that killed a lot of deals."

 

Here's Why Liberals Are Suddenly Embracing The 2nd Amendment

Bureaucrats in California are ringing in the new year by doubling down on their failed policies to stop gun violence. Although California has always been a poster child for the progressive agenda, support for these extreme measures seems to have faded - especially since the result of the presidential election.

Nomi Prins' Political-Financial Road Map For 2017

Today, the only thing keeping a lid on financial calamity is epic amounts of artisanal money. Deregulating an inherently corrupt and coddled banking industry, already floating on said capital assistance, would inevitably cause another crisis during Trump’s first term.

The Titanic Sails At Dawn: Warning Signs Point To Danger Ahead In 2017

James Madison, the father of the Constitution, put it best when he warned: “Take alarm at the first experiment with liberties.” Anyone with even a casual knowledge about current events knows that the first experiment on our freedoms happened long ago. We are fast moving past the point of no return when it comes to restoring our freedoms.