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As Silicon Valley funds lawsuits to protect their cheap foreign labor, Amazon comes clean on breaking U.S. sanctions with Iran

As the Trump administration begins to learn that much of the money going to organizations who are submitting lawsuits in court to try to stop his lawful immigration restrictions has come from Silicon Valley corporations like Google and Facebook, one of these tech giants appears to be sweating a bit over a potential investigation that could end up being quite costly. This is because the online retail giant A ...

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One day after Japan legalizes Bitcoin, Austria opens up first 'Bitcoin Bank'

Yesterday Japan announced that they are accepting Bitcoin as legal tender in their monetary system, making them the first nation to legitimize the crypto-currency into their financial system.  Now on Feb. 10, a blockchain based tech company in the city of Vienna has opened up the first 'Bitcoin Bank', making Austria the first country to have a centralized physical location for the buying and selling of the ...

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Diplomats from both the U.S. and Germany call for Greece to leave either the Euro or the Eurozone

Since Donald Trump took over the Presidency of the United States in late January, there has been little that his administration and the German government have been able to agree upon.  However one thing appears to have brought the two sides together, and that is what to do with the coming Greek financial crisis. On Feb.8, President Trump's Ambassador pick for the EU stated that he sees Greece cutting ties w ...

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Congress rushes to propose bill to eliminate Department of Education minutes after Betsy DeVos was confirmed

Despite the fact that President Trump's newly minted Education Secretary went through one of the most grueling confirmation hearings in modern times, even requiring Vice President Mike Pence to cast the necessary final vote, it appears that Betsy DeVos has some Republican supporters in the House of Representatives ready to stand with her agenda to fundamentally change the American education system. And by c ...

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Obama's last year in office ended with massive increase to national debt and largest trade deficit since 2012

It appears that during his final year in office, President Barack Obama didn't have to wait for Congress to label him a 'lame duck' President as his fiscal policies in 2016 spoke for themselves.  Because not only did Obama do little to lessen the budget deficit, which saw the national debt reach a level just below $20 trillion, but he also did nothing to help the American economy when it came to trade as th ...

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California's illegal alien problem is so vast that even the President of their Senate has extended family here unlawfully

In a shocking mea culpa from Kevin De Leon, President Pro Tem of California's Senate, the legislator publicly admitted that much of his extended family is in the country illegally, and committing fraud by holding falsified Social Security and Green cards. Speaking before the Senate's Public Safety Committee, De Leon testified that the state should refrain from deporting illegal aliens because doing so would ...

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Draining the $27 billion sanctuary city swamp

Unless if you are an ideological psychopath like Nicholas Maduro, economic conditions almost always force people, municipalities, and even nations to change their tune when it comes to holding onto an failing agenda.  And such is the plan for President Trump when it comes to battling the myriad of sanctuary cities entrenched in liberal strongholds around the country. It is estimated that the housing, feedin ...

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As President Trump signs Exec. Order to dismantle Dodd-Frank Reform Act, is he really trying to accelerate the collapse?

Just prior to both Congressman Barney Frank and Senator Chris Dodd hightailing it out of Washington, they jointly helped engineer one of the most egregious banking laws to come out of the 2008 financial crisis.  Known as the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, this bill did neither of these things and in fact engendered the banks to be allowed to commit even more speculation and risk because the ...

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UN official admits that man-made global warming scheme all about destroying capitalism

Christina Figueres, an Executive Secretary of the United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change, gave a shocking interview this week in Brussels, Belgium where she all but admitted that the UN's push for global warming legislation was really about destroying capitalism, and the economic model in the West that has been prevalent for the past 150 years. A shocking statement was made by a United Natio ...

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Trump administration ending sanctions against Russia one piece at a time

While psychopathic warmonger John McCain berates President Trump for not sending in lethal arms to Ukraine to fight against the 'Russian influence', the President on Thursday quietly dismantled one portion of sanctions against the Eurasian power that had been imposed upon them by former President Barack Obama. Graphic courtesy of Mother Jones Using the newly confirmed Secretary of State to execute the repea ...

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A side effect of Trump's weak dollar policy is that Japan seeks to invest pension fund money into jobs in the U.S.

For years Wall Street used Japan's zero interest rate policy to create what is known as the Yen Carry Trade, and manipulate the difference in currencies to profit from the buying of assets using the weaker currency.  But with President Donald Trump seeming to want the dollar to weaken under his administration to aid in the lowering of America's trade deficit, a side effect of this could also include money r ...

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Re-energized partnership between the U.S. and UK allowed Parliament to push through Article 50 vote with overwhelming consensus

In less than a week since Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May went to the White House to visit with the new American President Donald Trump, the lower house of the British parliament voted overwhelmingly today to go ahead with filing Article 50, and begin the process to exit from the European Union. With a vote of 498 to 114 in the House of Commons, the scuttlebutt created when the British courts ordered t ...

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