Republican Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assault Charge

Political pundits were closely watching last night’s special election in Montana for two reasons: to see if there is an anti-Trump sentiment shift in this hard-line republican state, and whether the “body slamming” scandal that sent shockwaves just one day prior would cost Republican frontrunner Greg Gianforte the election. The results emerged early on Friday […]

FBI Refuses To Hand Over "Comey Memos" To Congress

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said today that the FBI had decided to withhold documents, including memos, notes, summaries, and recordings, requested by his committee in regards to the ongoing Russia probe. This was revealed in a letter sent by Chaffetz to the FBI responding to the agency’s decision to withhold documents requested by […]

Tharisa seeks through the cycle profits, eyes payout lift

THARISA, a company that mines for chrome and platinum, was one of the best performing mining shares on the JSE last year largely owing to an incredible improvement in the price of chrome. At one point, shares in the firm reached R28/share which was not too far from its opening listing price in 2014 of […]

SA cabinet approves mining charter ahead of gazetting: report

THE South African cabinet approved the draft mining charter on Wednesday (May 24) which is said to include a requirement for a minimum 30% black ownership, said Bloomberg News. The charter will be released for public comment once it had been gazetted, the newswire said citing two people familiar with the situation. The current black […]

A New Financial System Is Being Born

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If Bitcoin blew you away when you first discovered it, and continues to do so to this day, Spiral Dynamics can help explain why. Bitcoin was an expression in the physical world of the newly emergent leading-edge integral level consciousness. It drew lessons from history and attempted to […]

Has The Drug War Incentivized Police To Treat Citizens Like Terrorists?

Authored by Duane Norman via Free Market Shooter blog, A video of a Florida Sheriff making a promo video to scare has been making the rounds recently.  Casey Research recently covered the affair, noting the following quote from Sheriff Grinnell: “Enjoy looking over your shoulder, constantly wondering if today’s the day we come for you. […]

Visualizing How The Big 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

Hitting record high after record high, tech companies have displaced traditional blue chip companies like Exxon Mobil and Walmart as the most valuable companies in the world. Here are the latest market valuations for those same five companies: Together, they are worth $2.9 trillion in market capitalization – and they combined in FY2016 for revenues of […]

Paul Craig Roberts On JFK At 100

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, This Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, is the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963, as he approached the end of his third year in office. Researchers who spent years studying the evidence have concluded that […]

ESPN And The Bursting Of The Sports Bubble

Authored by William Anderson via The Mises Institute, When the cable TV sports giant ESPN announced 100 layoffs recently, including letting go a number of high-profile broadcasters, a lot of people took notice, and well they should: things no longer are business as usual in sports broadcasting, and we are not even at the beginning […]

US On Track To Kill More Syrian Civilians Than Russia For 5th Straight Month

Coalition-led airstrikes in Syria killed a total of 225 civilians between April 23 and May 23, the highest 30-day death toll for U.S.-led forces since the campaign began, Agence France-Presse reported. That's nearly double the number of intended targets: The U.S.-led strikes killed 122 ISIS fighters and eight fighters loyal to the Syrian government, the […]

Offshore Gold Storage – A Look Inside The Cayman Vault

Submitted by Jeff Thomas via, "If your gold is outside the US, it gives you another degree of insulation should the United States decide that you shouldn’t own it — it's not a reportable asset." – Doug Casey, May 2017 I’ve been a holder of gold since the 1970’s. At that time, I was […]

3 Events, All Tied. Can You See The Trends?

By Chris at Well done! To the Donald… Too true Donald. These guys are filthy rich. In fact, if Justin Bieber lived out there, they’d put him on income support. Fighting words those. Bow wow, woof, woof. Grrrr! Disgraceful… this bowing thing. Elect me, and I’ll show ’em. Aaaand…. tamed! POTUS caught curtseying. Is that Trump […]

Pelosi Vows To Get A Bunch Of Teenagers Fired If Democrats Win Congress

Top congressional Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer and Bernie Sanders, held a press conference earlier today to officially introduce their “Fight For $15” minimum wage legislation, dubbed the Raise the Wage Act.  Among other things, the bill primarily serves to more than double […]

Discoverer Of DNA's Double-Helix Banned From U of I For "Failing Test Of Decency"

The University of Illinois has capitulated to faculty complaints and rescinded a speaking invitation to Nobel Laureate James Watson, who has ruffled feathers with past comments about race. Watson is famous for co-discovering the double-helix structure of DNA, but even a preemptive email stating that he would be giving a "narrowly focused scientific talk" failed […]

Jared Kushner "Under FBI Scrutiny" In Russia Probe: NBC

Update:  Just like last week’s bombshells, the Washington Post managed to publish an almost identical confirmation of NBC’s story within minutes…almost like they coordinated… And, just like NBC, the Washington Post was careful to hedge their salacious title (though multiple paragraphs down in the body of the article) by pointing out that Kushner is not […]

Billion-dollar gold dream lures mining and movie maverick out of hiatus

By Natalie Obiko Pearson • Frank Giustra aims for hat trick with Leagold Mining in Mexico • Bill Clinton pal sees ‘major’ gold producer within four years Image: Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg Frank Giustra likes to see big where others think small. The Canadian mining maverick’s latest target is a subterranean patch of red earth in southwestern Mexico. […]