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Yellen backed into a corner on hiking rates as stagflation roars to the forefront in U.S. economy

On Valentines Day, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen went before Congress to discuss the state of the economy, and the direction that the cost of borrowing might go in the coming months.  And as the Fed Head suddenly changes her tune from 'the economy is good' back in December when Barack Obama was still President to 'the economy is uncertain' just two months later under Donald Trump, the fact of the ma ...

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Billionaire Jim Rogers forecasts a day when cash is gone and governments monitor every aspect our your spending

Billionaire investor Jim Rogers spoke with an organization known as Microvoices last week, and forecasted a dire future where people will no longer have access to physical cash, and governments will control and monitor every aspect of their spending and saving. The time will come when you won't be able to buy a cup of coffee without being traced, warns investment guru Jim Rogers. To control people, governme ...

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European economists now point towards French elections as the nexus for the survival of the Euro currency

As we get closer to the middle of March, and the start of the cavalcade of European elections that could each change the very existence of the European Union, many economists are pointing towards France as the nexus point that could elicit a black swan for the Euro currency. Perhaps what is most interesting regarding France's plethora of candidates to replace Francois Hollande in the office of President is ...

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America: The empire that pays tribute to Islam as a means to avoid terror attacks

In an ironic turn of historic events, the United States is one of the rare empires in history that actually pays tribute to institutions rather than demanding it from subjugated cultures.  And the primary nation that Homeland Security provides taxpayer funds to in the hopes of avoiding a terrorist attack is Islam. Islamic jihadists, funded by either state governments or private benefactors, are the largest ...

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Drain the swamp: New Sec. of State clearing out operatives and even those tied to Muslim Brotherhood

It is believed by many that one of the reasons that Donald Trump has hired so many former 'swamp dwellers' to his cabinet is because if you want to drain a swamp, you actually have to get hip deep into the mire.  And in doing so you need individuals who know the system well, and how to both operate in it, and also how to dismantle it. And contrary to public perception, change doesn't happen in Washington si ...

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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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