Category: Fascism

IT’S A RECESSION

by Jim Quinn, The Burning Platform Tax receipts can not be manipulated. The government must report what they collect. They can’t seasonally adjust or manipulate the numbers to make them appear better. As the chart below shows, both Federal withholding...

Will the Fed Sacrifice the Dollar To Save the Markets?

Will the Fed Sacrifice the Dollar To Save the Markets?

from Smaulgld The Dollar Index* is higher today than it was before the Federal Reserve launched a series of quantitative easing programs that involved printing over $4 trillion out of thin air in order to buy U.S. Treasury Bonds and mortgage...

The Next Crash: Prelude

by Jeff Nielson, Bullion Bulls Canada Surreal. This is one of the adjectives which comes to mind in viewing economic circumstances, in general, and the U.S. economy in particular. In the fall of 2014; a previous commentary broadcast a warning titled The Next...

ECB Gets Clocked by the Two Biggest German Banks

ECB Gets Clocked by the Two Biggest German Banks

by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street A government-backed Revolt against NIRP-Obsessed Draghi On the fateful day of June 8, when the ECB began buying euro-denominated corporate bonds, some of which now trade in negative-yield absurdity, the two biggest German banks counter-attacked in...

Confirmed, The Economic Collapse Accelerates, Personal Tax Receipts Implode

Confirmed, The Economic Collapse Accelerates, Personal Tax Receipts Implode

from X22 Report EBT Card outage for the last 8 days, is the government having problems paying? Sales decline as inventories buildup. US personal tax revenue declines which shows that Americans are making less, more are out of work and...

The Federal Reserve’s Strange Behavior Makes Perfect Sense

The Federal Reserve’s Strange Behavior Makes Perfect Sense

by Brandon Smith, Alt-Market I have made this comment many times in the past, but I think it needs to be stated again here: If you think the Federal Reserve’s goal is to maintain or repair the U.S. economy, then...

It Begins, The Yuan Goes Global As China Grants US First Investment Quota

It Begins, The Yuan Goes Global As China Grants US First Investment Quota

from X22 Report Consumer credit slows in April, people are maxed out. Minimum wage hike hits many areas and employers start to reduce hours and layoff people. Hiring tumbles as companies put out more job openings. Student loans completely backfire,...

Only Two Countries Do This Appalling Thing—And the U.S. Is One of Them

Only Two Countries Do This Appalling Thing—And the U.S. Is One of Them

by Nick Giambruno, International Man This story may unnerve you… It’s the story of how Eritrea, a tiny, mostly unheard-of country in East Africa, and the United States, do the same awful thing. Extortion and Threats of Violence Nearly every...