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5 Times When The Mainstream Media "Created Fake News"... And People Died As A Result

While the powers that be are determining the fate of alternative media voices, it is worth keeping in mind all the disinformation and downright lies that have been perpetrated by the corporate news media – typically hand in hand with a political agenda. Whether it is lies that took us to war, or the perception that a deadly attack was carried out by a certain group, the impressions they create play a significant role in determining world events. Often times, that role is one of deception, ensnaring people into supporting deadly and costly actions – in spite of the true facts.

Memo To Millennials: That Awful Feeling You've Got Is Called Losing

"Cheer up, American millennials! I mean, seriously, CHEER THE **** UP! STOP being such a faux-tormented bunch of absolutely deluded cretins... Want to know why Trump is going to be your next president? It’s because he is what’s called a ‘winner’... Well, welcome to the real world, my delicate little Instagrammed snowflakes."

Welcome To The Brave New (Trumpolitical/Trumponomic) World

Meanwhile, civil war – national and global – is now raw, everywhere; social Darwinism run amok. Trump launched an IPO over the White House. Now he’s the CEO. If – and that’s a mighty if – he manages to run it like a sound business, that’s bound to be a good deal not only for the US but to the whole planet.

"Are You Still Crying Wolf?"

"Observing Trump primarily through the largely media/Democratic Party lens of extreme bigotry is not only wrong, it is very dangerous... let’s take a break from saying “Trump is literally Hitler” and recognize the following... the incoming Congress will be the most racially diverse in history..."

Frontrunning: November 17

  • Dollar halts charge as bashed bonds steady (Reuters)
  • BOJ Fires Warning at Bond Market With Unlimited Buying Plan (BBG)
  • Trump Flouts Traditions Heading Into an Office Defined by Them (BBG)
  • Mr. Hedge Fund Goes to Washington, Looking for Ally in Trump (BBG)
  • Donald Trump’s Son-in-Law, Jared Kushner, Could Get Key White House Role (WSJ)

Carl Icahn Says Stock Rally May Be Overdone, Calls Trump A "Consensus Builder"

Having turned decidedly bullish in the immediate aftermath of the Trump victory, his supporter Carl Icahn said the strong rally in U.S. stocks since last Wednesday's "shocking" event might be overdone, however he added that investors can expect the president-elect to be a consensus builder who can help fix Washington and improve the economy. "When it runs up like this, I scale off a little bit," Icahn said adding "that doesn’t mean that I am that negative or positive."

BOJ "Fires Warning At Bond Market" Sending Global Yields, Dollar Lower; All Eyes On Yellen

Global bond yields and the dollar both weakened after the Bank of Japan offered to buy an unlimited amount of debt at fixed yields, stabilizing the global bond rout, while investors awaited testimony from Fed Chair Janet Yellen that will help shape the outlook for interest rates ahead of a December rate hike that is now seen as near certain.

World Suffers From Trump Shell Shock - Here's What Will Happen Next

"Even if Trump is a legitimate anti-establishment conservative, his entry into the Oval Office will seal the deal on the economic collapse, and will serve the globalists well. The international banks need only pull the plug on any remaining life support to the existing market system and allow it to fully implode, all while blaming Trump and his conservative supporters."

Jeffrey Katzenberg Tells Hollywood "Hope For The Best, Plan For The Worst" After Trump Win

"As alarmed emails flooded in, the inconceivable started to become very real. By the time I landed, it was over. It's now been a week since this heart-wrenching, devastating event. However, this morning the sun still rose, the world still turned, the flag still waved... but a week with moments of encouraging behavior by Donald Trump does not erase a year of offensive, divisive, corrosive rhetoric. And so, while I am hoping for the best, I am still planning for the worst."