The Wealthiest And Poorest County In Every U.S. State

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Submitted by Visual Capitalist The average U.S. state is made up of 62 counties. With so many counties spread throughout each state in the nation, it’s not surprising that we can find counties that exemplify almost any part of the American experience. In this case, we’re comparing county-level data to look at the differences in… Read More

What A Way To Go? Hackers Can Turn Sex Robots Into Killing Machines, Security Expert Warns

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Authored by John Vibes via The Mind Unleashed, According to Nicholas Patterson, a cybersecurity lecturer at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, humanoid sex robots that have recently hit the market could potentially be hacked and turned into killing machines. Patterson gave this warning in a string of interviews with various UK publications: “Hackers can hack into… Read More

US Army Patents "Net Warhead" To Combat Drones

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A team of Army researchers has designed a 40mm grenade round with a net embedded inside the warhead to take down enemy unmanned aerial vehicles, according to patent number 10,197,365. The new, high-tech round, which was patented on Tuesday, brings an entirely new approach for the Army to combat the proliferation of drones on the modern battlefield. The “net warhead” was invented by Tomasz Blyskal, Richard Fong, and LaMar Thompson… Read More

Credit Exhaustion Is Global

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Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Europe is awash in credit exhaustion, and so is China. The signs are everywhere: credit exhaustion is global, and that means the global growth story is over: revenues and profits are all sliding as lending dries up and defaults pile up. What is credit exhaustion? Qualified buyers… Read More

16 States File Lawsuit Challenging Trump Border Emergency

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After making the rounds on seemingly every cable news show that would have him over the weekend and on Monday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led a coalition of 16 states in challenging Trump’s national emergency declaration, according to the Washington Post. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra The states are seeking a preliminary injunction to… Read More

The CTAs Are About To Stop Buying: What Happens Next

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Following the December plunge, the S&P has staged one of the most vicious snapback rallies in history, rising for 8 consecutive weeks, most bizarrely without either institutional or retail investors actually buying this unprecedented short squeeze/buyback-driven rally which has seen near constant ETF selling even as the S&P has soared… … which culminated with what… Read More

The Fed Conundrum – Data Or Markets?

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Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Following the Fed’s last meeting, we published for our RIA PRO subscribers (use code PRO30 for a 30-day free trial)a simple question: “What does the Fed know?” Of course, this meeting followed the stock market plunge at the end of 2018 where their tone that turned from “hawkish” to “dovish” in the span of just… Read More

Disturbing Image Shows ISIS Blowing Up LA Skyscraper

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Los Angeles Police Department and Homeland Security are investigating an image posted on social media by an ISIS-related group showing a photoshopped explosion to a skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles. The disturbing image shows a massive explosion on top of the AON Center, located at 707 Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles, California, with a terrorist holding an ISIS flag… Read More

Venezuela Under Washington’s Gun

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Venezuela Under Washington’s Gun Paul Craig Roberts A full court press is taking place in Florida today (Presidents Day) with Republicans, Democrats, expatriates from Cuba and Venezuela and the fascist warmonger ministry of propaganda that constitutes the US media all denouncing Maduro and blaming him for the hardships imposed on Venezuelans by Washington’s sanctions and… Read More

Rediscovering America: A Presidents Day Quiz On U.S. Presidents

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Authored by Michael Graham via InsideSources.com, Presidents Day, which became an official holiday in 1971 after an executive order by then President Richard Nixon, is February 18. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the American presidency and its place in the… Read More

Trump Courts Latino Vote In Miami Speech: Venezuela's Move To Democracy Is "Irreversible"

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Live Feed: It’s been all Venezuela, all day in Miami thus far on Presidents’ Day ahead of Trump’s remarks at Florida International University, in a region where Venezuela politics have often become local politics in South Florida, given the nearly 40,000 registered voters in the state who’ve self-identified as being born in Venezuela.  Trump is expected to… Read More

Kamala Harris' Father Slams Her "Pursuit Of Identity Politics" After Pot-Smoking Jamaicans Joke

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The father of 2020 Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris, Jamaican Professor Donald Harris, has issued a sharp rebuke after his daughter casually stereotyped Jamaicans in an effort to look cool on a radio show. When asked on New York City‘s hip-hop radio show “The Breakfast Club” if she opposes legalizing marijuana, Harris replied:  “That’s not true,” adding “and… Read More

Self-Hating Whites

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Self-Hating Whites Paul Craig Roberts White people are on the point of extinction. If you say anything about it, you are labeled a “white supremist.” Black lives matter, but not white lives. We this, for example, in South Africa where white farmers are being massacred under the slogan “land or death” by blacks whose forebears… Read More

"The Future Ain't What It Used To Be"

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Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, Something rather distressing with the political economy’s going on… The populace, through a long sequence of self-inflicted economic and social depravities, has a bazillion and one fire ants up its pantaloons.  What’s more, they don’t like the uneven mix of pain and panic this provokes.  But they aren’t quite… Read More