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How can the world focus in solutions when everything is now at risk?

The devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are just the latest in a long line of financial problems that the United States, Europe, and the rest of the world can't afford to pay for.  And as we head into the most volatile time of the market year, the question that crops up is how can individual nations, or the global community, focus on economic solutions when nearly everything is now at risk? Wars: Nort ...

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U.S. becomes a rogue nation as it breaks long-standing international agreements with Russia over diplomatic immunity

During the decades of the Cold War, the West often referred to the former Soviet Union as both evil and paranoid, and the media in the U.S. and Europe went a long way towards pushing this propaganda into the hearts and minds of the people. Now 25 plus years after the fall of the Communist regime, the U.S. is once again trying to re-engineer a Cold War against Russia only this time the paranoia is in the sid ...

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Syria appeals to United Nations to make the U.S. pay for the destruction their illegal war created

More and more it appears that the world is rejecting the U.S. and the Washington cabal that believes they have the right to intervene and on occasion overthrow any government they see fit to.  And whether it is Iraq's latest deal with Russia to purchase arms, or Qatar's move to integrate the Chinese RMB into their monetary system, decades of military and economic destruction in the Middle East has turned Am ...

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Just like in Iraq and Afghanistan, China to reap the economic benefits in Syria after the U.S. pays the costs of war

While President Donald Trump is attempting to diverge from the policies of war and pillaging that have proliferated Washington for several decades since the end of the Cold War, America's biggest economic adversary continues to quietly fill in the vacuum's left behind following U.S. intervention.  And with the conflict in Syria looking very much like it is coming to an end with the defeat of ISIS, China is ...

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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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Barack Obama receives the ‘Nobel War Prize’

President Barack Obama will end his eight years in office with two dubious records no other Commander-in-Chief ever achieved.  First, he is the only President to never have a single year of 3% or higher economic growth during his tenure. And the second one will be the antithesis to how he started his eight year run in office when the Nobel committee gave him the Peace Prize. From January 2009 to January 201 ...

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Barack Obama receives the 'Nobel War Prize'

President Barack Obama will end his eight years in office with two dubious records no other Commander-in-Chief ever achieved.  First, he is the only President to never have a single year of 3% or higher economic growth during his tenure. And the second one will be the antithesis to how he started his eight year run in office when the Nobel committee gave him the Peace Prize. From January 2009 to January 201 ...

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Could a Donald Trump presidency finally signal the end of the Cold War and U.S. empire aggression?

When the wall fell in Germany nearly three decades ago, and the Soviet Union crumbled shortly after, the world breathed a sigh of relief as the biggest Damocles Sword of nuclear war over humanity dissipated.  But unfortunately, this did not signal the end of the Cold War for the United States, and over the next 30 years the sole superpower would use their military industrial complex and foreign policies to ...

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Rope a dope: As Obama signs gun control actions, most Americans find government the problem, not guns

In George Orwell's famous novel 1984, the concept of changing the definition of words to their opposite was the prime way to make people malleable to the will of the government.  Terms such as War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, and Ignorance is Strength are just some of the programming done by tyrannical governments to acquire allegiance from people. In the real world, this type of programming is being done ...

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U.S. Senator calls for a new surtax to fund ISIS ‘war’ as 8 out of 10 Americans think we are losing

Since 2003, Congress has spent over $3 trillion on wars in the Middle East, with little to show for it besides the rise of an Islamic caliphate.  And if more than a decade at war isn't enough for the American public, a U.S. Senator from the state of Delaware wants to create a new surtax on the people to fund an escalation of the 'war' on ISIS, and at a time when 8 out of 10 Americans believe the Obama admin ...

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As China goes after SWIFT and London Gold Fix markets, Russia prepares to go after Brent and WTI

There is an old axiom that goes, if you can't beat em, join em.  And for Eastern powers such as China and Russia, they are taking this adage one step further by implementing a policy of, if you don't want to join em, create duplicate market mechanisms and replace em. Over the course of 2015 China has done just this with their new economic policies of bringing online a new SWIFT type system (CIPS), joining t ...

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Wall Street in Washington: Government pays out millions in bonuses to those who let veterans die

In the aftermath of the 2008 Credit Crisis, bailed out banks and corporations were allowed to pay out billions in bonuses to the very people who's speculation and fraud led to the bringing of the global financial system to the brink of collapse.  Now seven years later, Washington is following in the same footsteps as Wall Street by giving out $142 million in bonuses to V.A. workers who played a role in the ...

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