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How Politics Poisoned The Economy

There was only one officer for every 10 enlisted men when the U.S. won World War II. Now there are twice as many officers and four times as many generals – and we haven’t won a war since. As President Reagan’s chief budget advisor David Stockman foresaw 30 years ago: we are seeing the final “triumph of politics.” The elections are just a sideshow.

Home Prices Are Soaring In America's 2nd Most Dangerous City

With home prices in San Francisco beyond the reach of all but the elitest of the elites, it appears the "just well off" are migrating to Oakland in search of affordable properties. Despite being the second most dangerous city in America, Bloomberg reports that Oakland’s housing market is still soaring even as growth cools in San Francisco as the East Bay city had California’s highest annual appreciation of home values and the biggest rent growth of the 50 largest U.S. cities.

The Propaganda War With Putin

In what has become an old fashioned American pile-on, President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party and what seems the entire political establishment as well as the MSM, have united to undermine Putin as if to prime the American public for war with Russia. A little hysteria wouldn’t hurt but most of all, a necessary requirement is to efficiently tutor the public consciousness to despise the adversary... War is, after all, more successful when the people have been thoroughly programmed.