While some suggest a US-China war is inevitable, there’s also enormous economic pressure on China and the US to find common ground. Compared to adversaries of the past 100 years, economic linkages between the US and China are much larger.
"If, against all odds, the rule of law is restored in the US and the lawless actors infesting the governing class/controlling the instrumentalities of power are brought to justice, the profound and breath-takingly stunning 'gravity of it all' would rapidly turn greed into fear in terms of so-called “traditional asset” valuations. "
"Let me say this as clearly as possible - presidents do not matter. They do not matter in terms of any important change in American society. Those great changes are always made either by a contingent of free people fighting relentlessly for good, or by a contingent of power mongers manipulating the halls of government from behind the scenes. "
"Alas, when the stock market cracks, and the economic growth charts can no longer be fabricated upward, the fake boom will turn to a real bust. We suspect this real bust will coincide with the breakdown of the debt based fiat money system."
"...we are now being told by US officials (and I assure you I am not making this up) that if the OPCW doesn’t find evidence that the Syrian government conducted a chemical weapons attack in Douma last week, it’s because Russia hid the evidence."
"A debt crisis is coming. But don’t blame entitlements...Last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act turned that economic logic on its head... The Federal Reserve will have to act to make sure the economy does not overheat."