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Despite Macron’s slim victory in 1st round of French elections, the EU fears rising populist power via Le Pen

For the financial markets, yesterday's first round of French elections could not have gone off better.  That is because the pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron won out by two percentage points over right wing challenger Marine Le Pen, setting up for what most analysts believe will be an easy victory for Macron in the runoff election. However not everyone is completely thrilled at what some are calling 'Germany ...

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The Trump brand rising in China is not from The Donald, but from Ivanka

Even long before Donald Trump decided to run for and win the Presidency of the United States, his business endeavors were all built around growing his name as a brand which would stand out with the greatest of corporations.  And whether it was in real estate, casinos, resorts, or reality television, more people around the world know of the name Trump than they do Rockefeller, Rothschild, and even the world' ...

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False flag alert as Homeland Security prepares for exercise in New York City

One of the primary reasons why the alt media is so powerful and such a threat to the establishment is because thanks to the internet, most attempts at false flag attacks and propaganda campaigns are easily discovered thanks in part to the very tools the elite created to use on the citizens. Case in point.  In most of the terror attacks that have occurred in the 21st century, the government was involved in a ...

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Did the U.S. experience a cyber attack to the grid today, or are Trump’s infrastructure projects now a necessity?

On April 21 three major cities experienced prolonged blackouts as rumors abound that the electrical grid may have been struck in a cyber attack on U.S. infrastructure. San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City all had varying degrees of blackouts today, with the Northern coast of California being hit the hardest. The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Fran ...

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Chaotic events that could shape geo-politics coming over next seven days

The last week of April could very well see some extremely shocking and perhaps chaotic events that could shape the geo-political future the world is rushing headlong towards right now. The first of these will come in just two days as the long awaited French elections could very easily determine the fate of the European Union, and the Euro currency. The first round of voting is set to be a closely-fought rac ...

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EU pandering for British companies to move offices to EU states while also threatening them with contract cancellations

If it weren't for the tens of billions of dollars EU states give to the bureaucracy in Brussels each year, the European Commission would be little more than a paper tiger.  However, until more continental governments stand up to growing behemoth that is now threatening their very sovereignty, they will have little choice but to either disconnect from the Union like Britain is doing, or become a vassal state ...

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New minimum wage laws coupled with slowing economy is becoming death knell for restaurants

In a new study from Harvard University on April 18, consequences from the plethora of new minimum wage laws are showing concrete effects for restaurants in relation to the amount of higher wages these businesses must provide to employees. In fact according to data compiled in the San Francisco region, for every additional dollar restaurant owners had to pay each employee per hour resulted in a 4-10% increas ...

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IRS to commission bounty hunters to try and find income tax avoiders

It appears that Dog the Bounty Hunter could one day make a comeback as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning on hiring civilian skip tracers to go after individuals who have failed to file tax returns, or who may owe taxes and fines. In a new policy established by the IRS, the government agency that often acts outside the law itself would see the use of bounty hunters to go after American citizens ...

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Eurasia preparing for the next stage of economic cooperation by expanding to BRICS Plus

Trade coalitions based on economics rather than politics are becoming the standard in both Asia and Eurasia, with organizations such as the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and the Asean partnerships acting as mediators for countries to once again conduct trade using their own, or dollar alternate currencies. Ironically, when Goldman Sachs dubbed five emerging mark ...

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Financial warfare an integral part of the military’s new advanced education

A couple of week's ago, financial analyst and economist Jim Rickards was invited to give a seminar at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA on the foundation, effects, and need for economic warfare to be an integral part of the military's overall battle plan.  And in today's world of cyber hacking and how rogue nation's use counterfeiting as well as electronic theft to fund their regimes, it is vitally ...

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First lawsuits against Saudi Arabia come forth for 9/11 terror attack

U.S. insurance companies have officially filed suit against Saudi Arabia's largest bank, as well as other financial companies on April 14 for their role in aiding, abeting, and/or funding Osama Bin Laden and the 9/11 terrorists.  This is the first lawsuits to be made against a Saudi Arabian interests since Congress voted to remove the Middle Eastern power from immunity over the biggest terror attack ever on ...

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One of Marine Le Pen’s opponents in French election could help bring a Frexit vote no matter who wins

In a sudden shift of the winds less than two weeks before the first round of French elections, the outside candidate, Jean-Luc Melenchon, has risen to third place in the polls and is causing markets and the bureaucrats in Brussels to cower in fear. This is because despite the fact he is not expected to win the primary election, and then the subsequent runoff on May 7 that will definitely take place, his sup ...

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