Trump Attorney Quashes Rumors Of Impending Mueller Firing

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An Attorney for President Trump has vehemently denied rumors that special counsel Robert Mueller will be fired over revelations of politically motivated malfeasance by the FBI towards Hillary Clinton and against Donald Trump, including disturbing text messages which were sent between top FBI investigators implying the Trump-Russia investigation may have been launched as an “insurance” […]

Debunking The Myths About An Attack On North Korea

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Submitted by The Saker, First, the bragging dummies Trump and Haley are still at it.  They want to force China to take action against the DPRK by threatening to take North Korea “into their hands” if China refuses to comply.  Haley said, “But to be clear, China can do more, (…) and we’re putting as much […]

"Look At That Thing!" – The NYT Reveals The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program

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When tinfoil-hat-wearing conspiracy theories cross paths with massive 'defense' budgets and excited politicians, "stranger things" happen. Welcome to The Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program. As The New York Times exposes, within the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon […]

This Map Shows You The Richest Politician In Every State

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Did you know that George Washington was so rich that he wanted to reject his presidential salary? Wealth has always been a part of American politics, but, recently, political wealth crossed a new milestone (most Congresspeople are millionaires). This map from HowMuch.net shows the richest politician in every state, and reveals just how rich they really […]

Nomi Prins: 'Dark Money' Runs The World

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Authored by Nomi Prins via The Daily Reckoning, Few people know financial markets’ biggest secret… For the last 40 years, most people believed the stock market always goes up. Simply buy and hold long enough, the theory went, and you could sit back and watch the money accumulate in your account. No thought or hard […]

Whats really driving the price of Bitcoin through the roof

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Although Bitcoin is electronic and moves quickly, the real world doesn’t.  Since Bitcoin (which is colloquially BTC/USD) has been in the news, millions have decided to put their own money into the Crypto world and press their luck.  So here’s what’s driving the price.  Let’s say you want to buy Golem, it’s not offered on […]

Goldman Sachs: 2017 In 100 Charts

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Goldman Sachs' Sumana Manoghar, Hugo Scott-Gall, and Navreen Sandhu wax lyrical in their introduction to the 100 most interesting charts of 2017… In this very special edition, straight from our hearts, We pro?le 100 of our best and most compelling charts. They tell the story of a changing world; and below it starts. But for […]

The Media's Reign Of Error Exposed

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Authored by Mark Hemingway via WeeklyStandard.com, Covering the Trump presidency has not always been the media’s finest hour, but even grading on that curve, the month of December has brought astonishing screwups. Professor and venerable political observer Walter Russell Mead tweeted on December 8, “I remember Watergate pretty well, and I don’t remember anything like […]

Doug Casey On What Happens After The Next 9/11

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Authored by Doug Casey via InternationalMan.com, Is a police state in the US possible? Absolutely. That’s because people are essentially the same the world over, regardless of their culture, religion, race, or what-have-you. A certain percentage of them are sociopaths. There is a standard distribution of sociopaths across time and space. It’s a function of […]

Mueller Obtained "Tens of Thousands" Of Trump Transition Emails

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has taken possession of “many tens of thousands” of emails from the Trump transition team, obtained through the General Services Administration – the government agency responsible for hosting the transition email system which used a “ptt.gov” address. The trove of documents, which includes sensitive emails to and from Trump son-in-law […]

Austria's Anti-Immigrant Freedom Party Enters Government; Wins Key Ministry Posts

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Two months ago, in Europe’s latest shocking, anti-establishment outcome, Austria’s 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz became the world’s youngest leader after his conservative People’s Party won the Austrian National Council elections, making him Austria’s youngest Chancellor in history, while the establishment Social Democrat party suffered its “worst result since Hitler rule.” Sebastian Kurz and his girlfriend Susanne […]

Somebody Hacked Starbucks' WiFi To Mine Cryptocurrencies

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As the values of the largest cryptocurrencies have multiplied this year, so too have reports of digital-currency miners stealing resources to amplify the profitability of their operations. In Venezuela, where electricity is heavily subsidized by the (crumbling) government, the government’s intelligence agents are ferreting out and jailing people caught mining bitcoin or other digital currencies. […]

'Murica? An Entire Arizona Family Now 'Identifies' As Transgender

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Presented without comment… DailyCaller's Grace Carr reports that an entire family in Arizona says every member now identifies as transgender. “It feels like you’re getting to live for the first time,” said Daniel Harrott, who lived most of her life as a woman and is now transitioning to male, according to KJZZ.   “And my children […]

Congresswoman Says Rumor Is That Trump Will Fire Mueller Before Christmas

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Republican lawmakers have been increasingly frustrated by revelations that one of the FBI agents who had a pivotal role in both the early stages of what became the Mueller investigation and the bureau’s decision to excuse Hillary Clinton shared anti-Trump sentiments with his mistress, also an FBI employee. Earlier this week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman […]

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison Dead, Days After Medical Leave

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Just two days after taking medical leave from his role as CEO of CSX, the company has confirmed 73-year-old Hunter Harrison has passed away. Bloomberg reports that E. Hunter Harrison, who turned around three railroad carriers during a five-decade career before being tapped by CSX Corp. to improve the company’s lackluster performance, has died, days after taking medical […]

Trump Set To Accuse China Of "Economic Aggression" On Monday

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Just a few short days after Chinese regulators gave the greenlight to petro-yuan futures trading, signaling an escalation in the war against dollar hegemony, President Trump is reportedly set to accuse China of "economic aggression" in efforts to "undermine international order" during his national security strategy speech on Monday. The last week has more intriguing […]

Jeffrey Gundlach Warns "The Goldilocks Era Is Over"

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Authored by Robert Huebscher via AdvisorPerspectives.com, Easy monetary policies during the post-crisis period have propelled equity prices higher and driven bond yields lower. But as central banks reverse their quantitative easing (QE) and raise rates, this “Goldilocks era” will come to an end, according to Jeffrey Gundlach. Gundlach is the founder and chief investment officer […]

What's In The Final Republican Tax Bill: Goldman Explains

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While we published both the full text(1,097 pages) and the “explanatory” statement (only 570 pages) released by the House-Senate conference committee on the final Republican Tax Bill, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), we are confident not many readers – or anyone else for that matter – will read the full […]