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Stormy Daniels Embarks On "Make America Horny Again" National Tour

A wide-ranging interview with former adult-film star and purported Trump mistress Stormy Daniels published in InTouch magazine - a supermarket tabloid - produced many notable soundbites - “Trump is afraid of sharks” “I could describe...Show More Summary

FX Weekly Preview: US Government Shutdown Dampens USD Recovery, But We Have Been Here Before

Submitted by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA Late Friday we got the news that the Senate failed to get the votes to put a funding gap in place, leading to the government shut down which started at modnight on Jan. Show More Summary

How The Establishment Undermines American Democracy

Authored by Philip Giraldi via The Strategic Culture Foundation, There is a growing consensus among many observers in Washington that the national security agencies have become completely politicized over the past seventeen years and...Show More Summary

California Democrats Propose Business Tax Hike To Mitigate Tax Cut's Impact

The Trump tax plan is going to hammer taxpayers and small businesses in states like California and New York where curbs on so-called SALT deductions and mortgage interest deductions will likely lead to a net tax increase for many. To try and mitigate - or even negate - its impact, New York Gov. Show More Summary

Canada Considers "National Islamophobia Day"

Authored by Tom Quiggin via The Gatestone Institute, In fact, in Canada, "Islamophobia" comes in only fourth behind crimes against Blacks, Gays and Jews. Hate crimes against Muslims actually have dropped, even as the overall number of...Show More Summary

200 Million Investors May Have Lost Everything In Largest Ponzi Scheme In China's History

China has had its share of ponzi-like investment scheme blow ups in the past, most recently last April  as we described in "Investors Rage After 3 Billion Yuan Vanish From China's Largest Private Bank" and previously  in "Chinese Investors...Show More Summary

Hedge Fund CIO: "Investors Have Made One Gigantic Inflation Bet" With "Devastating" Consequences

It is well-known that over the past two years, in an attempt to justify the "recovery narrative", central bankers and policymakers have been doing everything in their power to push long-term interest rates higher in order to repriceShow More Summary

Mick Mulvaney: "Shutdown Could Last For Weeks Thanks To The Democrats"

While Congressional leaders and the White House have assured the public that the federal government shutdown that technically began at 12:01 am ET Saturday morning could be over within 24 hours, Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office...Show More Summary

The One Reason Why the Crypto Crash Is Temporary

Cryptocurrency prices are tumbling once again overnight with Ripple getting smashed... Bitcoin is back below $12,000 and Ethereum testing down towards $1000... There are no clear catalysts but @IamJosephYoung notes that the South Korean...Show More Summary

Germany Avoids New Elections As SPD Votes For Coalition Talks With Merkel's Bloc

After 4 months without a government, Germany narrowly avoided new elections when on Sunday the country’s Social Democrats backed the start of formal coalition talks with Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc, a move that could end the country’s...Show More Summary

White House Voicemail Blames Democrats For Government Shutdown

Hours after the federal government shutdown now in effect, callers to the White House (202.456.1111) were greeted to a new voicemail blaming Congressional Democrats for "holding government funding" hostage to an "unrelated immigration debate." Thank you for calling the White House. Show More Summary

As Shutdown Fight Enters Day Two, Trump Tells Republicans To "Go Nuclear"

The first full day of the January 2018 government shutdown saw a spate of hurried but ultimately fruitless negotiations, and already the White House - which has been accused of exacerbating the problem by constantly shifting its negotiating...Show More Summary

Turkish Tanks Cross Into Syria As Ground Offensive Against US-Backed Militia Begins

Early on Sunday, Turkish ground forces crossed the border and pushed into northern Syria’s Afrin province on Sunday, Ankara said after launching artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border. Turkey...Show More Summary

Republicans Have Four Easy Ways To #ReleaseTheMemo...Not Doing So Will Prove Them Shameless Frauds

Authored by Glenn Greenwald and Jon Schwarz via The Intercept, One of the gravest and most damaging abuses of state power is to misuse surveillance authorities for political purposes. For that reason, The Intercept, from its inception,...Show More Summary

Who's Going To Davos

This year’s edition of the World Economic Forum begins on Tuesday in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos. According to the organizers, some 3,000 visitors will attend this year's meeting. As our infographic shows most of them come from the United States. You will find more statistics at Statista Well with the government shut down... Show More Summary

Google Has An Actual Secret Speech Police

Authored by Peter Hasson via The Daily Caller, More than 100 nongovernment organizations (NGOs) and government agencies around the world help police YouTube for extremist content, ranging from so-called hate speech to terrorist recruiting...Show More Summary

Baltimore's Top Cop Fired After Out-Of-Control Homicides

Baltimore’s top cop was fired Friday after a record year in per-capita homicides that has transformed Maryland’s largest city into one of the most dangerous areas in the United States. To put things in perspective, Baltimore’s murder rate is 4x the average of other large cities and some 40 percent higher than Detroit. Show More Summary

The FISA Memo Is All The Ammo Trump Needs To Take On The CIA

Authored by Tom Luongo, FISA is an abomination. Let’s get that out of the way. And since I don’t believe there are any coincidences in U.S. or geo-politics, the releasing of the explosive four-page FISA memo after Congress reauthorized...Show More Summary

These Are The World's Real 'Shitholes'... Literally

In many countries worldwide, there is still a chronic lack of toilets, driving people to defecate outdoors. In fact, as Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, just under a billion people still practice open defecation across the globe andShow More Summary

Jeremy Grantham Exposes The Corporatocracy: America's "Run By Those Guys For Their Own Interests"

Authored by Robert Huebscher via, Have profit margins risen to a permanently higher plateau? Are average Americans better off than they were a generation ago? I had the opportunity to discuss those questions,Show More Summary

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