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Trump To Release “Tantalizing” Transcript Of First Ukraine Call This Week

As the long-awaited ‘public’ impeachment hearings loom – seemingly to discuss the opinions of various leftists about the actual words that Trump and Ukraine’s president spoke according to the actual transcript – it appears President Trump has another ace up his sleeve. As he hinted at on Friday, the president just confirmed by tweet that […]

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Trump To Release “Tantalizing” Transcript Of First Ukraine Call This Week

Economists Are Still Hooked On The Myth That Saving Is Bad For The Economy

According to new data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, the personal saving rate in the US in September 2019 was 8.3 percent. That puts it near a six-year high, and comparable to the saving rate we saw during the early 1990s. Indeed, the personal saving rate has been heading upward steadily for the […]

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Economists Are Still Hooked On The Myth That Saving Is Bad For The Economy

The Globalists Have Declared War On Your Savings

When any one of the plethora of bubbles burst – pick your poison – and the next financial crisis impacts Wall Street and Main Street, how will the central banks and federal governments react? They have fired all their unconventional rounds of bullets, from subzero interest rates to vast money-printing. One other proposal could conceivably be giving […]

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The Globalists Have Declared War On Your Savings

Google Secretly Harvested ‘Detailed’ Healthcare Data From Millions Of Americans

Google has been secretly collecting and analyzing detailed personal health information on millions of Americans spanning 21 states, according to the Wall Street Journal.   The effort, code-named “Project Nightingale,” appears to be the largest successful effort by tech giants – including Amazon, Apple and Microsoft – to gain access to personal health data in […]

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Google Secretly Harvested ‘Detailed’ Healthcare Data From Millions Of Americans

The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Oil & Gas

Make no mistake: Oil and gas companies may be doing some serious cost-cutting and slimming-and-trimming to stay competitive after the shale boom binge, but when it comes to employment, it’s still one of the best industries to hit up for a job. Jobs are booming, just as much as U.S. oil and gas production is. US oil […]

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The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Oil & Gas

Macron’s ‘Brain-Dead’ NATO?

French President Emmanuel Macron certainly ruffled a lot of feathers this week when he lamented the US-led NATO military alliance as being “brain dead”. But his comments were less about a principled or objective assessment of NATO, and more about self-aggrandizement by the French leader. Macron, whose political ambition is suffused with reviving France as […]

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Macron’s ‘Brain-Dead’ NATO?

Alibaba Breaks ‘Singles Day’ Sales Record With $31 Billion Haul

Jack Ma / Alibaba.com – Image Credit: Vulcan Post Market strategists have repeatedly warned about the potential fallout from the collapse of retail sales in China, a trend that has already led to a recession in global auto sales, while Chinese factory output has also declined. But the economic doldrums facing the world’s most populous […]

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Alibaba Breaks ‘Singles Day’ Sales Record With $31 Billion Haul

Old People Can Start Infusing Children’s Blood Again

Less than a year after the FDA warned old people against infusing the blood of young people, Stanford graduate Jesse Karmazin says his company, Ambrosia, is back in business despite the agency issuing a ‘buyer beware,’ according to OneZero. Jesse Karmazin, the CEO and founder of Ambrosia, told OneZero in an interview that the company […]

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Old People Can Start Infusing Children’s Blood Again

Doug Casey On What Happens When Socialists Win Elections

International Man: Earlier this year, it became apparent a socialist would win Argentina’s presidential election. The Argentine peso lost 30% of its value in a single day. The same day, in US dollar terms, the value of the Argentine stock market was cut in half. Doug, you spend a lot of time in Argentina and […]

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Doug Casey On What Happens When Socialists Win Elections

Mauldin: How China Plans To Take Over The US

When the US and ultimately the rest of the Western world began to engage China, resulting in China finally being allowed into the World Trade Organization in the early 2000s, no one really expected the outcomes we see today. There is no simple disengagement path, given the scope of economic and legal entanglements. This isn’t […]

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Mauldin: How China Plans To Take Over The US

Twitter CEO Hosted MbS 6 Months AFTER Saudi Spies Discovered Within The Company

More fallout at Twitter after it was revealed last week that that two Twitter employees spied on users on behalf of Saudi Arabia — and after the arrest of one as another fled the country: CEO Jack Dorsey had actually met privately with crown prince Mohammed bin Salman six months after the company uncovered the Saudi intelligence infiltration, […]

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Twitter CEO Hosted MbS 6 Months AFTER Saudi Spies Discovered Within The Company

Iran Finds New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has made an unusual announcement distinct from his normal emphasis on mere ‘defiance’ of US sanctions; instead, he is now boasting of the discovery of a new oil field with over 50 billion barrels of crude in the country’s south. “I am telling the White House that in the days when you […]

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Iran Finds New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels: Rouhani

US is the Source of, Not “Solution” to Syrian War

After the supposed US “withdrawal” from Syria – Western media outlets have causally reported on US troops now preparing to occupy Syria’s oilfields east of the Euphrates River. Articles include carefully selected “experts” who avoid any mention of how illegal or indefensible the presence of US forces in Syria is to begin with, let alone […]

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US is the Source of, Not “Solution” to Syrian War

For the Eleventh Straight Year, United States Votes “No” to UN Anti-Nazi Resolution

It would appear ironic that most of the co-sponsors of Draft Resolution A/C.3/74/L.62: “Combating Glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and Other Practices that Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance” are nations currently under sanction by the United States, and some by the United Nations Security Council: Belarus, China, Cuba, Democratic […]

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For the Eleventh Straight Year, United States Votes “No” to UN Anti-Nazi Resolution

Bezos Begged Bloomberg To Run In 2020

During the Statue Of Liberty Museum Opening Celebration on May 15, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Statue Of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation After Amazon decided not to open a New York City headquarters in February, CEO Jeff Bezos made a phone call to the city’s former mayor. Bezos wanted to know if Bloomberg would […]

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Bezos Begged Bloomberg To Run In 2020

Politics

Trump To Release “Tantalizing” Transcript Of First Ukraine Call This Week

Trump To Release “Tantalizing” Transcript Of First Ukraine Call This Week

As the long-awaited 'public' impeachment hearings loom - seemingly to discuss the opinions of various leftists about the actual words that Trump and Ukraine's president spoke according to the actual transcript - it appears President Trump has another ace up his...

Macron’s ‘Brain-Dead’ NATO?

Macron’s ‘Brain-Dead’ NATO?

French President Emmanuel Macron certainly ruffled a lot of feathers this week when he lamented the US-led NATO military alliance as being “brain dead”. But his comments were less about a principled or objective assessment of NATO, and more about self-aggrandizement...

Rand Paul: Trump Has “Every Right” To Withhold Ukraine Aid Due To Corruption

Rand Paul: Trump Has “Every Right” To Withhold Ukraine Aid Due To Corruption

President Donald Trump looks on as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks at a campaign rally at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 4, 2019. (Bryan Woolston/Getty Images) “Well, if it’s corruption and he believes there to be corruption, he...

Pentagon: We’ll Shoot Any Syrian Official Who Tries to Access Syrian Oil

Pentagon: We’ll Shoot Any Syrian Official Who Tries to Access Syrian Oil

Pentagon officials asserted Thursday U.S. military authority over Syrian oil fields because U.S. forces are acting under the goal of "protecting Americans from terrorist activity" and would be within their rights to shoot a representative of the Syrian government who attempted...

Visitor Logs Reveal ‘Whistleblower’ And DNC Contractor Visited Obama White House Multiple Times

Visitor Logs Reveal ‘Whistleblower’ And DNC Contractor Visited Obama White House Multiple Times

A controversial whistleblower who allegedly reported second-hand on President Donald Trump’s private conversation with the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the Obama White House on numerous occasions, according to Obama era visitor logs obtained by Judicial Watch. Last week Real Clear Investigation’s first reported the whistleblower’s name....

Business & Finance

Economists Are Still Hooked On The Myth That Saving Is Bad For The Economy

Economists Are Still Hooked On The Myth That Saving Is Bad For The Economy

According to new data from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, the personal saving rate in the US in September 2019 was 8.3 percent. That puts it near a six-year high,...

The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Oil & Gas

The 10 Highest Paying Jobs in Oil & Gas

Make no mistake: Oil and gas companies may be doing some serious cost-cutting and slimming-and-trimming to stay competitive after the shale boom binge, but when it comes to employment, it’s still one of...

Alibaba Breaks ‘Singles Day’ Sales Record With $31 Billion Haul

Alibaba Breaks ‘Singles Day’ Sales Record With $31 Billion Haul

Jack Ma / Alibaba.com - Image Credit: Vulcan Post Market strategists have repeatedly warned about the potential fallout from the collapse of retail sales in China, a trend that has already...

Iran Finds New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels: Rouhani

Iran Finds New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has made an unusual announcement distinct from his normal emphasis on mere 'defiance' of US sanctions; instead, he is now boasting of the discovery of a new...

Bezos Begged Bloomberg To Run In 2020

Bezos Begged Bloomberg To Run In 2020

During the Statue Of Liberty Museum Opening Celebration on May 15, 2019. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Statue Of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation After Amazon decided not to open a New...

Analysis

The Globalists Have Declared War On Your Savings

The Globalists Have Declared War On Your Savings

When any one of the plethora of bubbles burst – pick your poison – and the next financial crisis impacts Wall Street and Main Street, how will the central banks and...

Doug Casey On What Happens When Socialists Win Elections

Doug Casey On What Happens When Socialists Win Elections

International Man: Earlier this year, it became apparent a socialist would win Argentina’s presidential election. The Argentine peso lost 30% of its value in a single day. The same day, in...

Mauldin: How China Plans To Take Over The US

Mauldin: How China Plans To Take Over The US

When the US and ultimately the rest of the Western world began to engage China, resulting in China finally being allowed into the World Trade Organization in the early 2000s, no...

US is the Source of, Not “Solution” to Syrian War

US is the Source of, Not “Solution” to Syrian War

After the supposed US “withdrawal” from Syria – Western media outlets have causally reported on US troops now preparing to occupy Syria’s oilfields east of the Euphrates River. Articles include carefully...

The Passing of Fidel, Three Years Later

The Passing of Fidel, Three Years Later

Fidel Castro, dead three years this month, resisted US power in a way that could be learned from. I don’t mean the Revolution. It began earlier. Castro insisted on that. Thus,...

US Coup Plot to Oust Bolivia’s Evo Morales

US Coup Plot to Oust Bolivia’s Evo Morales

On November 7, 2019, the National Court of Justice of Ecuador ratified the preventive detention of former president Rafael Correa, along with a number of his former officials. Immediately after the court...

Health

Old People Can Start Infusing Children’s Blood Again

Old People Can Start Infusing Children’s Blood Again

Less than a year after the FDA warned old people against infusing the blood of young people, Stanford graduate Jesse Karmazin says his company, Ambrosia, is back...

US Healthcare Costs Are Exploding: Here’s Why

US Healthcare Costs Are Exploding: Here’s Why

We have previously written extensively on America's soaring healthcare and health insurance costs (here, here, here and here), so instead of boring readers with even more words,...

USAID “Pimping” Big Pharma in Africa

USAID “Pimping” Big Pharma in Africa

USAID has just awarded $160 million to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) for a cooperative agreement to regulate the pharmaceutical landscape in Africa. U.S. taxpayers are now...

Dear Parents Of Super-Fat Kids: Let Science Surgically Fix Years Of Terrible Habits

Dear Parents Of Super-Fat Kids: Let Science Surgically Fix Years Of Terrible Habits

Are you a parent of a severely obese child whose condition is undoubtedly glandular in nature and not a result of your dietary failings? Whatever the cause,...

Big Pharma Sinks to the Bottom of U.S. Industry Rankings

Big Pharma Sinks to the Bottom of U.S. Industry Rankings

The pharmaceutical industry is now the most poorly regarded industry in Americans’ eyes, ranking last on a list of 25 industries that Gallup tests annually. Americans are...

Opinion

A Miracle In Berlin

Where did all the time go? Thirty years ago this week the Berlin Wall fell. Then Soviet chairman Mikhail Gorbachev freed the Baltic states and allowed divided Germany to reunite. It was a geopolitical earthquake of historic proportions – and a major miracle of our times. The once mighty Soviet Union had become exhausted by […]

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A Miracle In Berlin

Pepe Escobar: America’s ‘Blue Dot’ Barely Visible From New Silk Roads

The US-Australia-Japan alternative to Belt and Road helps explain why the US sent a junior delegation to Thailand and why India opted out of RCEP… China’s President Xi Jinping waves during the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai on November 5. Photo: AFP/Hector Retamal Chinese President Xi Jinping six years ago […]

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Pepe Escobar: America’s ‘Blue Dot’ Barely Visible From New Silk Roads

Tom Luongo: Verboten In Thuringia – Merkel’s CDU Feels AfD’s Heat

The fallout from the disastrous election results in Thuringia for the major Germany political parties continues unabated. Sputnik is reporting this morning that local members of Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) have officially petitioned the party to allow them to negotiate with the local chapter of Alternative for Germany (AfD) in coalition talks. Here’s […]

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Tom Luongo: Verboten In Thuringia – Merkel’s CDU Feels AfD’s Heat

Eric Zuesse: How the Deep State ‘Justifies’ Itself in America

On October 30th, there was a panel discussion broadcast live on C-Span from the National Press Club and the Michael V. Hayden Center. The discussants were John Brennan, Michael McCabe, John McGlaughlin, and Michael Morrell. They all agreed with the statement by McLaughlin (former Deputy CIA Director) “Thank God for the ‘Deep State’”, and the large audience there […]

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Eric Zuesse: How the Deep State ‘Justifies’ Itself in America

James J. Zogby: Listen to the Lebanese People

In 2012, I wrote an article about Lebanon that still rings true today. It ended with a quote from one of my favourite pieces written by Kahlil Gibran: “You Have Your Lebanon, I Have My Lebanon.” I am including below an extract from my July 2012 article, followed by a few comments on current developments: […]

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James J. Zogby: Listen to the Lebanese People

Brian Cloughley: “Smoking Guns in America”

A gun is usually acknowledged to be a weapon from which a bullet is fired, and a ‘smoking gun’ is literally one from which a bullet has emerged, causing a puff of smoke to appear at the end of the barrel. On the other hand, a smoking gun is frequently defined as “a piece of incontrovertible incriminating […]

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Brian Cloughley: “Smoking Guns in America”

Tom Luongo: Thuringia Foretells The Fracturing Of Germany

It’s hard to overstate the importance of the election results last weekend in Thuringia.  The complete collapse of the two centrist parties there, Angela Merkel’s CDU and the Social Democrats (SPD), is looking like a harbinger of what comes next in German politics. A majority in Thuringia, ruled by the CDU since the early 1990’s […]

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Tom Luongo: Thuringia Foretells The Fracturing Of Germany

Philip M. Giraldi: “We Are All Palestinians”

In spite of the fact that Israeli snipers continue to shoot scores of unarmed protesting Gazans every Friday with virtually no coverage from the media, there are some signs that the ability of Israel and its friends to control the narrative regarding the Jewish state’s appalling human rights violations is beginning to weaken. To be […]

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Philip M. Giraldi: “We Are All Palestinians”

Tom Luongo: Farage’s High Risk Strategy For Brexit

Nigel Farage has thrown down the gauntlet to Boris Johnson over the election strategy. Johnson has refused. Of course he did. Farage made an offer Johnson couldn’t accept, ditch the Withdrawal Treaty he just negotiated with the EU and truly campaign on a far harder Brexit than Johnson has ever advocated for. If he doesn’t […]

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Tom Luongo: Farage’s High Risk Strategy For Brexit

Philip Giraldi: “Killing Julian Assange: Justice Denied When Exposing Official Wrongdoing”

The hideous treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues and many observers are citing his case as being symptomatic of developing “police state” tendencies in both the United States and in Europe, where rule of law is being subordinated to political expediency.   Julian Assange was the founder and editor-in-chief of the controversial news and […]

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Philip Giraldi: “Killing Julian Assange: Justice Denied When Exposing Official Wrongdoing”