What Would An "America First!" Security Policy Look Like?

"... the force needed for this concept of 'America First!' – one that focuses first of all on defending our territory and people – could only be a fraction of what we spend now. Wouldn’t it be great to finally get that 'Peace Dividend' we were promised until George H.W. Bush decided he’d rather build a New World Order starting in Kuwait?"

  • Feb 23, 2018 11:00 PM
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Is The CIA So Bad That Even When It Tells The Truth It Adds-In Lies?

"So, while millions of Americans will learn the lie, that (and here is the regime’s basic message) internationally ‘we’re the good guys against the bad guys’, there’s no more reason to trust that, than there was when the same lies came from Joseph Goebbels’s shop..."

  • Feb 23, 2018 10:20 PM
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Mexican Gun Control Ensures Cartels Outgun The Good Guys

On the southern side of the border, guns are reserved for cartels and often-corrupt police officials. Has this situation increased the quality of life of average Mexicans? It's hard to see how with 2017 being the worst year for homicides in Mexico since records began...

  • Feb 23, 2018 8:20 PM
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Credit Markets Are Flashing Red

Despite rebounds in US (and less so European) equities and drops in both regions' 'VIX' measures, the last few days have seen an ominous reawakening in credit markets that is far more systemically concerning than a volatility ETN...

  • Feb 23, 2018 6:00 PM
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'Resist' This!

"It is interesting and dismaying to see so many public intellectuals swallow its self-serving claims when it was not so many years ago that a healthy and natural skepticism about government lying was the order of the day, especially when it came to the dark towers of US Intel."

  • Feb 23, 2018 5:41 PM
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