.01% always devolve republics into oligarchies, co-opt all revolutions

.01% always devolve republics into oligarchies, co-opt all revolutions

by Carl Herman, Washington’s Blog PuppetGov’s 6-minute video, We are the ones we’ve been waiting for: I keep three coins in my pocket: a US silver Half-Dollar from 1839 that my grandfather also kept in his pocket, an American colonial copper Halfpenny from 1749,...

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Qatar Ready to Freeze Oil Production

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Qatar Ready to Freeze Oil Production

from Sputnik News Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar will freeze oil production at January levels if other countries follow suit, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Novak had a meeting with Saudi Petroleum Minister Ali Naimi,...

People Instantly Noticed Something About Obama During His Statement On Scalia’s Death

People Instantly Noticed Something About Obama During His Statement On Scalia’s Death

by Jack Davis, Western Journalism President Obama’s official remarks Saturday on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have been derided as “a mess,” while one website reveals it followed hours of plotting to maximize the political opportunity Scalia’s...

That Debate Moment When the Script Is Evidenced…

That Debate Moment When the Script Is Evidenced…

from The Conservative Tree House No intellectually honest person can deny the Greenville South Carolina debate was constructed to provide maximum benefit for Marco Rubio.  The structure was so brutally transparent even the customarily obtuse punditry are having a hard...

I’m in Awe at Just How Fast Global Trade is Unraveling

I’m in Awe at Just How Fast Global Trade is Unraveling

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street It simply doesn’t let up. Global trade is skidding south at a breath-taking speed. China produced a doozie: The General Administration of Customs reported on Monday that in yuan terms, exports dropped 6.6% in January from...

World War III Approaches: Saudi Arabia And Turkey Drop Hints That An Invasion Of Syria Is Imminent

World War III Approaches: Saudi Arabia And Turkey Drop Hints That An Invasion Of Syria Is Imminent

by Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse Blog As you read this article, Turkish forces are massing along the border with Syria, and the largest “military exercises” in the history of the Middle East are being held in northern Saudi Arabia. ...

The Silver Blaze Report

by Keith Weiner, Monetary Metals Again, we had another big drop in the dollar this week. No, we don’t mean against the dollar derivatives known as the euro, pound, etc. We mean by the only standard capable of measuring it:...

Kissinger: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Kissinger: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

by Medea Benjamin, Common Dreams At the February 11 Democratic Debate, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had a spirited exchange about an unlikely topic: the 92-year old former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Sanders berated Clinton for saying that she appreciated the foreign...

The World Economic Climate Index Indicates The Global Economy Is Heading Into A Storm

The World Economic Climate Index Indicates The Global Economy Is Heading Into A Storm

from X22 Report Japan’s economy shrinks as wages fall and inflation increases. The war on paper currency begins, the ECB pushes the agenda forward. The world economic climate index indicates the global economy is headed into a major storm

Beyond Locks – Door Security

Beyond Locks – Door Security

by  Pat Cascio, Survival Blog For much of my life I’ve been involved in law enforcement, security, K-9 security, private investigations, and security consulting in one form or another. It’s been a fairly diverse and exciting career, to be sure....

‘All Hell Is About To Break Loose’

by Stefan Stanford, All News Pipeline Live Free Or Die With Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recently warning that a foreign offensive in Syria could spark the next world war and Saudi Arabia nevertheless making a ‘final and decisive’ decision to send their troops...

Silver, Gold, the Argentina Peso, and Exponentially Increasing Prices

Silver, Gold, the Argentina Peso, and Exponentially Increasing Prices

by Gary Christenson, Deviant Investor The exchange rate between the Argentina Peso and the US dollar in January 1945 was 4.17 pesos to one dollar.  Like the United States, Argentina created substantial price inflation – devaluation of their currency –...

The Big Picture – Still in Denial of the 4th Turning?

The Big Picture – Still in Denial of the 4th Turning?

by John Mauldin, Mauldin Economics I’ve been a bit slow in bringing good friend Neil Howe’s predictions for 2016 to your attention, but over the last couple weeks I have turned back to them more than once as Neil’s take...

Jeff Nielson – Bloomberg demands US increase “military presence”

Jeff Nielson – Bloomberg demands US increase “military presence”

by Jeff Nielson, Bullion Bulls Canada Astute readers will be familiar with the geopolitical label “Chicken Hawks.” These are individuals (almost always U.S. neo-cons) who engage in the most rabid — and reckless– saber-rattling, knowing that THEY (and any/all close to them)...

Here’s why (and how) the government will ‘borrow’ your retirement savings

Here’s why (and how) the government will ‘borrow’ your retirement savings

by Simon Black, Sovereign Man According to financial research firm ICI, total retirement assets in the Land of the Free now exceed $23 trillion. $7.3 trillion of that is held in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). That’s an appetizing figure, especially...

Diamonds May No Longer Be A Girls Best Friend – Headed Down The Same Path As Oil

Diamonds May No Longer Be A Girls Best Friend – Headed Down The Same Path As Oil

from ZeroHedge Thanksgiving Day in 2014 will remain in the history books for one key event: that is the day when OPEC effective collapsed, after Saudi Arabia refused to comply with demands by other OPEC members to cut oil production,...

Financial Crisis 2016: High Yield Debt Tells Us That Just About EVERYTHING Is About To Collapse

Financial Crisis 2016: High Yield Debt Tells Us That Just About EVERYTHING Is About To Collapse

by Michael Snyder, End of the American Dream Did you know that there are more than 1.8 trillion dollars worth of junk bonds outstanding in the United States alone?  With interest rates at record lows all over the world in recent years,...

Andy Hoffman: NIRP VS. GOLD PART VI – THE HORRIFIC END GAME OF A “CASHLESS SOCIETY”

Andy Hoffman: NIRP VS. GOLD PART VI – THE HORRIFIC END GAME OF A “CASHLESS SOCIETY”

by Andy Hoffman, Miles Franklin The primary goal of the Miles Franklin Blog is empowering readers with truth, and preparing them for the difficult journey on the road to financial salvation.  In my case, as a Precious Metal “newbie” 14 years ago, Richard Russell, Jim Sinclair,...