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Hypocrite Marxist Bernie Sanders to double down with American lives by nationalizing healthcare

Senator Bernie Sanders loves to call himself a Socialist, but the fact of the matter is he is a dyed in the wool Marxist.  And perhaps more importantly, he is a also a hypocrite. Bernie Sanders has never held a real job outside of public office, and until he took over as the Mayor of Burlington, VT in 1985 at the age of 40, he claimed publicly that he never had any money until that time. “I never had any mo ...

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Feds bust individual tied to the collapse of two Bitcoin exchanges

Last week the U.S. Department of Justice indicted Alexander Vinnik on fraud and money laundering charges tied to not just one, but two Bitcoin exchanges.  And since the Mt. Gox criminal trial is being led by Japanese prosecutors over in the Far East, this indictment is only the second major bust taking place in the U.S., and the first since the feds took down the Silk Road portal a few years ago. This week, ...

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Easy come, easy go: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man for just a few hours

ABC's Wide World of Sports used to say, 'The thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat' in their programming and perhaps that is what Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos felt earlier today when his rising stock value suddenly made him the richest man in the world (according to Forbes), only to have him fall back down to second place again after the company's failed earnings report showed the markets just how much of a ...

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Germany threatens retaliation against the U.S. if Congress pushes through bill for more Russian sanctions

If having U.S. businesses ready to lobby Congress to stop their fake indignation over Russia's protecting their own people and allies in Ukraine and Syria, it appears that Europe, and in particular Germany, have had enough of sanctions against Putin. In fact in light of Congress's new scheme to try to inflict a new round of Russian sanctions, and to hamstring President Trump from ever willingly removing the ...

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U.S. government shows its true allegiance by submitting bill making it illegal to boycott imports from Israel

If anyone really believes that the U.S. actually has a working Constitution anymore, then they are sadly mistaken.  And whether it is the court supported destruction of the 4th Amendment through legislation such as the Patriot Act and Civil Forfeiture, the ability to override the 2nd Amendment in restricting firearms and other weapons, or the criminalization of the 1st Amendment in designating some verbal d ...

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Russia winning: U.S. companies comes together to lobby Washington about ending economic sanctions

For decades the U.S. has used economic sanctions as a 'stick' to try to coerce nations into ceding their wills to that of Washington's foreign policies.  But as alternatives to the dollar and to SWIFT have grown in the past 10-15 years, more and more countries held bondage to these sanctions have been able to bypass the dollar hegemonic system with the help of countries transitioning Eastward. Ever since th ...

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Amazon may be forcing brick and mortar businesses to automate just to survive

There is a legitimate argument to be made that the rush towards automation for businesses like McDonalds, Lowe's, and Best Buy are intrinsically tied to new government policies pushing forth an unaffordable $15 minimum wage.  However, there may be an even greater need for brick and mortar businesses to replace human labor with automation and that is from the sheer need to get much leaner in order to survive ...

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Following Syrian cease-fire agreement with Putin, Trump orders an end to Obama policy of arming terrorists in region

In the final days of the G20 meeting earlier this month, President Trump concluded an agreement with Russian President Vladimir Putin to begin a cease-fire in certain regions of Syria.  And while the Neo-cons and liberal warmongers in Congress went into apoplexy over this, there was little they could do since America's occupation in Syria was really a grey area given that no declaration of war had ever been ...

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Student loans have now become the MBS of the 2008 financial collapse

If there is one single truth on Wall Street today it is that if bankers can get access to it, it will become financialized. Many who have read the book or watched the movie, The Big Short, know that the Mortgage Backed Security have been around as far back as the 1970's, and played a significant role in helping create economic growth over the next two decades.  But following three small and large financial ...

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With a high taxation and an overbloated welfare system, the EU continues to drive nations into poverty

Democratic Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders loves to point towards Europe as a blueprint for his Socialist Utopian agenda.  But like nearly all collectivists, Sanders has no real understanding at all of economics and finance.  And even taking aside the Socialist failures of both Cuba and Venezuela in helping to bring prosperity to their people, the European Union doesn't have that gr ...

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Kentucky Senators co-sign bill to create economic freedom zones in hard hit communities around the country

Since members of both the House and the Senate have chosen to waste their time chasing the false allegations of Russian hacking since Donald Trump entered the White House, very little has been accomplished in dealing with the problems facing the American people.  However on July 14 both Senators from the state of Kentucky appear to be finally getting off their chairs to offer some type of legislation that w ...

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Visa offering big incentives to retailers as a way to slowly eliminate cash from the economy

It is one thing for a company to offer incentives to a partner to help promote the use their products in greater amounts, but it is another thing to entice a customer with incentives if they will change their business model entirely. But sadly that is exactly what Visa is doing for retailers now in offering them cash to upgrade their POS (Point of Sale) systems if they then cease to accept cash from custome ...

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