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Will Brazil Be The Next Hotspot For Independence Movements?

Will Brazil Be The Next Hotspot For Independence Movements?
Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,   If you’ve read my work over the past several weeks, you’ve probably noticed an increased fascination with secession/independence movements around the world. I think we’re at the very early stages of this developing trend, which will see nation-states across the world fracture for a variety of reasons. The historical significance of... Read More

“I’m Done” – CNN Anchor ‘Triggered’ After Panelist Proclaims Love Of “First Amendment & Boobs”

“I’m Done” – CNN Anchor ‘Triggered’ After Panelist Proclaims Love Of “First Amendment & Boobs”
Anxious to discuss President Trump's tweet against ESPN (and host Jamele Hill's comments), CNN set female anchor Brooke Baldwin on the task to get to the bottom of whether Hill did anything worth being fired for or if evil President Trump was trying to crush her First Amendment rights. The interview started to go pear-shaped very quickly. Addressing the question... Read More

(What’s Left Of) Our Economy: The Real ‘Dreamer Fakeonomics’

(What’s Left Of) Our Economy: The Real ‘Dreamer Fakeonomics’
Authored by Alan Tonelson via Reality Check blog, If you’ve been following the heated national debate about President Trump’s decision to rescind former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, you know that an economic conventional wisdom has been quickly established. It holds that, whatever you think about the legality, propriety, or morality of ending its legalization process... Read More

The Next Shock For Texans: Insurance Often Doesn’t Cover Floods

The Next Shock For Texans: Insurance Often Doesn’t Cover Floods
A complete assessment of the property damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey will take weeks, if not months, to deliver. But as the first disaster victims return to their homes, some are being forced to confront an unfortunate reality: Gaps in their homeowners’ insurance that will leave them on the hook for thousands of dollars’ worth of damages. According to analytics... Read More

Germany Bans ‘Extremist AntiFa’ Website For “Legitimizing Violence Against Cops”

Germany Bans ‘Extremist AntiFa’ Website For “Legitimizing Violence Against Cops”
While over 300,000 Americans have signed a petition demanding the US government formally recognize AntiFa a terrorist organization (and some 'cells' calling for "all-out revolution"), the US mainstream media continues to provide cover for the violent leftist organization (as do college professors). However, in Europe, German authorities have banned the most influential AntiFa website in the wake of violence that... Read More

Weekend Reading: Storm Warning

Weekend Reading: Storm Warning
Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, No, I am not talking about “Hurricane Harvey” which will likely be the first hurricane to strike the Texas coast since 2008, but rather the potential for another “debt ceiling” debacle brewing in Washington. Just recently, Goldman Sachs raised its odds for a government shutdown from 33% to 50% which was further supported by recent... Read More

They’re Using Bernie Madoff Math To Hide A Crisis

They’re Using Bernie Madoff Math To Hide A Crisis
Authored by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, Politicians are always generous with other people’s money… until it runs out. Near the peak of the late-’90s tech bubble, California’s legislature passed the largest pension increase in its history. Today, with as much as $750 billion in unfunded public pension debt, California has one of the worst pension situations in the country. But... Read More

“A Great Deal Of American Suburbia Will Have To Be Abandoned”

“A Great Deal Of American Suburbia Will Have To Be Abandoned”
Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, As the empire deliquesces into a fetid slurry of economic failure, we stand ankle deep in the rising swamp waters witnessing the futile battle of the giants, Walmart and Amazon. Neil Howe, co-author of The Fourth Turning, wrote this week that “he Amazon-Walmart rivalry will determine the future of retail.” Well, it seems that... Read More

Shocking Footage Of Saudi Siege Against Own Citizens

Shocking Footage Of Saudi Siege Against Own Citizens
The Saudi regime is in the midst of an extreme and brutal crackdown against its own citizenry in the country's Eastern province - a situation now spiraling out of control with rising civilian deaths, entire neighborhoods turned to rubble, and new reports that water and electricity have been cut to the now completely besieged town of Al-Awamiya. Though local activists continue to... Read More

13 Truths About How Money Really Works

13 Truths About How Money Really Works
Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, There is an increasing amount of commentary which suggests this time is different. Active management of portfolios is no longer needed, as Central Banks continue to be supportive of the markets, so join in on the “passive indexing” sweeping the country. Of course, such commentary has always the case near the peak of a cyclical “bull market” as the... Read More