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2019 Dec 10 - 2:00pm
FREXIT - Is France Hurling Towards Leaving The EU? Authored by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com, France is by no means calming down. There is a major underlying problem in France which is rising to the surface in direct confrontation with the government and Macron’s ambition to lead Europe. Macron’s confrontation with Trump over NATO is a reflection of a historical posture of the French government that has resented both...
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2019 Dec 10 - 1:00pm
Photos Show Greek Fighter Jet 'Locked On' To Turkish Warships Near Cyprus Via Al-Masdar News, A Greek fighter jet allegedly obtained 'missile lock' on a Turkish frigate that was traveling off the coast of Cyprus on December 8, 2019, the Aviationist reported. Citing photos from the Twitter profile of journalist Yannis Nikitas, the Aviationist reported that a Greek Mirage 2000 jet targeted the Turkish frigate with Exocet anti-ship...
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2019 Dec 10 - 11:40am
The Woke Media: Apologists For The State Authored by William Anderson via The Mises Institute, In an earlier article, I looked at the rise of “Woke Capitalism” and the challenges that this development presents for a free society (or, to be accurate, a somewhat free society). For the time being we probably do not need to worry about the establishment of the People’s Republic of Google, but a much greater problem than left-wing...
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2019 Dec 10 - 11:27am
In Bizarre Twist Of Events, Vern Unsworth's Lawyer Capitulates To Elon Musk And Retires From Jury Trials Just when you thought the "pedo guy" story couldn't get any stranger than a high priced lawyer striking out on what many believed to be a layup of a case against a billionaire, we get tonight's stunning Tweet and letter to the editor of Law.com from L. Lin Wood, Vern Unsworth's (former) lawyer.  After losing at trial to Elon...
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2019 Dec 10 - 11:20am
Trump Beats Border-Crisis: Illegal Crossings Crash To Lowest Since 2013 There is a reason that you have not seen more clips of AOC et al. sobbing uncontrollably at a fenced car park, or Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer exclaiming "what about the children" in recent months. The Left's favorite talking point of the first half of 2019 - Trump is caging kids at the border because of his worse-than-Hitler, racist and inhumane...
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2019 Dec 10 - 10:40am
Contrary To Conventional Wisdom, US Farmers Are Having Their Best Year Since 2013 Skimming through the mainstream media websites, one would find numerous articles decrying the plight of US farmers caught in the middle of the US-China trade war, such as these: "Farmers’ Despair Pushes States to Act", "Farm Bankruptcies Rise Again", "Amid Trump Tariffs, Farm Bankruptcies And Suicides Rise." However, there may be more here than meets...
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2019 Dec 10 - 10:20am
Platts: 5 Commodity Charts To Watch This Week Via S...
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2019 Dec 10 - 10:00am
Major Freight Carrier Bankrupted, Leaving 3,000 Truckers Jobless, Many Stranded On Highways As the manufacturing recession gains momentum, the largest U.S. truckload carrier filed for bankruptcy Monday morning, leaving 3,000 truck drivers and 500 administrative positions without a job two weeks before Christmas.  Indianapolis-based Celadon filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the early hours on Monday morning. Around 1:...
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2019 Dec 10 - 9:40am
Never-Trumper Rick Wilson Suggests Putting Anti-Vaxxers In "Re-Education Camps" Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Neo-Con Republican strategist and Never Trumper Rick Wilson has suggested that anti-vaxxers should be put in re-education camps and have their children taken away. Yes, really. Wilson was responding to an NBC News story about how people who question the safety of vaccines are now taking their fight “...
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2019 Dec 10 - 9:20am
The Last Time We Had Such A Dramatic Improvement In Sentiment Was... Early 2008 New record highs in stocks, VIX testing multi-year lows, consumer-confidence soaring, PMIs rebounding... and a Nirvana-like jobs number. The last couple of weeks have provided everything the passive investor could want to confirm all those fears of "recession" were just the typical doomsayers spoiling the party for the 'smart' investors who so cleverly...
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2019 Dec 10 - 9:00am
China's Central Bank To Lead Real-World Pilot Of Digital Yuan: Report Authored by William Suberg via CoinTelegraph.com, China is at last planning to conduct the first real-world test of its central bank digital currency (CBDC), fresh reports claim.  According to local news outlet Caijing on Dec. 9, the initial pilot for the CBDC is set for the city of Shenzhen before the end of 2019, and may possibly include the city of Suzhou...
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2019 Dec 10 - 8:40am
Bannon Says Hillary Will Run In 2020 To 'Save Democratic Party From Michael Bloomberg' Steve Bannon thinks that Hillary Clinton is waiting for just the right moment to enter the 2020 race and "save the Democratic Party" from billionaire Michael Bloomberg. According to Bannon, Clinton's recent interview with Howard Stern - under the guise of promoting her book - signals that she's absolutely running. "Hillary Clinton is waiting...
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