Truth, Treason, & The National-Security State

Authored by Jacob Hornberger via The Future of Freedom Foundation, Inadvertently released federal documents reveal that U.S. officials have apparently secured a secret indictment against Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks who released secret information about the internal workings of the U.S. national-security establishment. In any nation whose government is founded on the concept of […]

China's Undergound "Great Wall" Missile Defense System Can Block Hypersonic Attacks

China has created a vast underground defense complex capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles which can defeat conventional missile defenses, according to a scientist who has worked on the system and received China’s highest science and technology award last week.  Speaking with The Global Times, Qian Qihu, 82, said that China’s “Underground Steel Great Wall” could “guarantee […]

Student Debt Crisis Worsens: Florida Board Of Health Suspends Licenses Over Defaults

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Florida Board of Health has suspended thousands of healthcare licenses over defaults on student loans many used to earn their licenses. But many are concerned that the new crackdown may only worsen the student loan crisis. The revocation of licenses came after the student loan industry lobbied the […]

Yuan Extends Slide After Massive PBOC Liquidity Injection

Having risen almost non-stop since the start of the year – despite dismal economic data, a still-tightening Fed, and an increasingly ‘easing’ PBOC – the last two days have seen offshore yuan start to fade. Following stimulus headlines overnight (“but not a flood of liquidity” according to the PBOC), US Sen. Grassley admitted today that […]

The Final Countdown: May Braces For Historic Defeat As Voting On Brexit Deal Begins

The Final Countdown: May Braces For Historic Defeat As Voting On Brexit Deal Begins

Update: The voting has just begun but there’s already been a handful of surprises. Three of the four accepted amendments have been dropped, so voting will proceed on the final amendment (the Baron amendment, backed by a cross-party group of legislators) before proceeding directly to the motion to pass. 317 is the magic number needed […]

Mystery Trader Causes Stir With Giant Bet: Will Lose $558 Million If Market Crashes

Mystery Trader Causes Stir With Giant Bet: Will Lose $558 Million If Market Crashes

A mystery trader made a massive bullish bet on the S&P 500 on Monday, putting at risk hundreds of millions of dollars of capital. The bet is reminiscent of, and has drawn comparisons to, Warren Buffett’s giant bet on global stocks more than 10 years ago.  On Monday, a trader sold 19,000 S&P 500 put options […]

'Senior Trump Official': "I Hope A Long Shutdown Smokes Out The Resistance"

'Senior Trump Official': "I Hope A Long Shutdown Smokes Out The Resistance"

President Trump just retweeted the following ‘anonymous’ op-ed from The Daily Caller saying it is “worth the read.” Worth the read. I’m A Senior Trump Official, And I Hope A Long Shutdown Smokes Out The Resistance https://t.co/6ahfOlyl5K via @dailycaller — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) January 14, 2019 The Daily Caller is taking the rare step of […]

Fed's Biggest Hawk Folds: George Says "Now May Be A Good Time To Pause Rate Hikes"

Fed's Biggest Hawk Folds: George Says "Now May Be A Good Time To Pause Rate Hikes"

According to JPMorgan, Kansas City Fed president Ester George is the Fed’s most prominent (voting) hawk. Which is why it is notable that moments ago George, the Fed’s biggest hawk, officially threw in the towel when during a speech for an event at Kansas City, George said that “it might be a good time to […]

Canada's Crude Oil Production Cuts Are Unsustainable

Canada's Crude Oil Production Cuts Are Unsustainable

Authored by Haley Zaremba via Oilprice.com, In an attempt to combat a ballooning oil glut and dramatically plummeting prices, the premier of Alberta Rachel Notley introduced an unprecedented measure at the beginning of December when she is mandating that oil companies in her province cut production. This directive was particularly surprising in the context of […]