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Trump Vs. The HillaryCons

“This is a binary election... [N]ot voting” for Trump is “functionally... a vote for Hillary.” So for the outspoken rightist establishmentarians, what is conservative about rendering aid and comfort to the presidential ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton?

Guest Post: Being A 'Famous Liberal Woman' Means... Never Having To Say You're Sorry

"Are you freaking kidding me? If it wasn’t a famous liberal woman the elite is dying to install as president, this person would be Cool Hand Lukeing it in Leavenworth until the year 2100. But famous liberal women don’t have to play by the rules. They can be bizarrely racist and the trained seals of the media will happily clap their fins. They can commit clear, unequivocal crimes and the FBI will eagerly do on its reputation what a bear does in the woods to excuse her. Because, after all, unlike us peasants, famous liberal women are special.
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As Merkel Support Slumps, Benefit-Claiming Refugees Soar 169%

Following her humiliating loss in German state elections on Sunday, coming in third place to the anti-immigration, eurosceptic AfD party in her own home state, Chancellor Angela Merkel's support may well decline further. As Reuters reports, the number of migrants claiming German welfare benefits soared by 169 percent last year, data showed on Monday, a figure likely to further boost anti-immigrant groups such as AfD.

The Fed Fiddles While Free Markets Burn

"...it is unmistakable via Mr. Fischer’s latest remarks that both the Fed. and others are quite content at bowing their monetary fiddles... All while free market capitalism burns at the altar of monetary imperialism."

The Chinese Are Buying Gold, Selling Treasuries - Should You?

Since July of 2011, two of the largest and most important asset classes in the world, US Treasury debt and gold valuations, have been moving in contradiction to supply and demand data.  US Treasury rates have fallen by a third since the vast majority of previous buyers since have ceased accumulating... and gold has fallen about 25% on increasing physical demand.  These are simply not the hallmarks of a free market.  However, the only thing investors should be more afraid of than a free market correction or potential market crash is the absence of free markets...

Deutsche Bank Tries To Explain Why It Did Not Deliver Physical Gold, Fails

"... we recommend in each specific case an individual review of the economic efficiency of a physical delivery. Should an investor’s request for the handover of physical gold not have been complied with immediately in individual cases, this will be reviewed and an individual solution will be found with the client."

Police Leader Slams NFL's "Downward Spiral" After Kaepernick's "Pig Cop Socks" Stunt

“I think the league is in a downward spiral regarding their obligations to the public ...It’s just ridiculous that the same league that prohibits the Dallas (Cowboys) football club from honoring the slain officers in their community with their uniforms stands silent when Kaepernick is dishonoring police officers with what he’s wearing on the field..."

Magical Thinking

... the more we embrace and encourage state-directed magical thinking, whether it’s of the monetary or fiscal policy sort, what we are actually doing is opening the city gates to the old evil magic and the alt-priests of fascism and totalitarianism.

Georgetown To Grant Admission Preference To Slave Descendants

Georgetown University President, John DeGioia, recently announced that the university will give "preference in admissions" to descendants of slaves as part of the school's effort to "atone" for profiting from the sale of enslaved people.