Time Magazine

Overstock.com CEO Exploring Sale To Fund Blockchain-Backed Global Property Venture

The combination of Patrick Byrne and Hernando de Soto Polar could be a powerful force for good, exploiting blockchain technology in a positive way for free market capitalism. However, they will undoubdedly have to contend with central planners who and central bankers who will attempt to hijack the technology for collectivist purposes.

The US Aristocracy's Smear-Russia Campaign: Big Brother At Work

"Both of the official ‘experts’ who are promoting the Russiagate charges, are longtime, and repeatedly, exposed liars - but that’s the best they can do, always assuming that the public don’t know that these people are propagandists for the military-industrial complex, not real ‘public servants’ at all."

Meredith, Koch Brothers Buy Time Inc In $2.8 Billion Deal

Meredith Corp., publisher of Better Homes & Gardens, Martha Stewart Living and Family Circle announced it has agreed to acquire all of Time Inc's outstanding shares for $18.50/share or $1.85BN; including the assumption of Time's debt, the deal is valued at a total of $2.8 billion. The acquisition is also backed with a $650 million preferred equity commitment from Koch Equity Development, the private equity firm of Charles and David Koch.

Sweden, Submarines, And Propaganda

"Given the NATO-joining aim of those likely to be in power in a year’s time, it is relevant to examine Sweden’s recent association with Russia, which is regarded as an enemy by a regrettably large number of Swedes..."

Frontrunning: September 13

  • Apple takes shine off global stocks rally (Reuters)
  • Apple’s New iPhones Gamble on Allure of Premium Pricing (WSJ)
  • North Korea defiant over U.N. sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed (Reuters)
  • Crews Face Herculean Task Restoring Power in Florida (WSJ)
  • Supreme Court Reinstates Travel Ban’s Refugee Restrictions (WSJ)

"On The Beach" 2017 - The Beckoning Of Nuclear War

"One of Obama's last acts as president was to sign a bill that handed a record $618billion to the Pentagon, reflecting the soaring ascendancy of fascist militarism in the governance of the United States... Buried in the detail was the establishment of a 'Center for Information Analysis and Response'. This is a ministry of truth. It is tasked with providing an 'official narrative of facts' that will prepare us for the real possibility of nuclear war - if we allow it."

How The Elites Betrayed Working-Class America

"Most people believes we need more fake money to 'prime the pump' and get the economy rolling again... Almost no one realizes it, but it was these stimulating, pump-priming, new credit-based dollars that fueled the trends that ruined America’s working-class wage earner."