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McMaster Finally Out? Pentagon Paving Way For Return To Military: Report

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster may be headed back to the military amid ongoing tensions with the President, CNN reported Thursday. According to "half a dozen defense and administration officials," the Pentagon has been quietly...Show More Summary

US May Open Path For Saudi Arabia To Acquire Nuclear Weapons

Via, Saudi Arabia is moving swiftly to become the next country in the Middle East with nuclear power. The Kingdom is on the verge of striking a deal with the US for the purchase of nuclear reactors despite concerns...Show More Summary

US Olympians Are Turning To Bitcoin To Offset Competition-Related Costs

As many college athletes know all too well, funding for more niche sports like - for example - luge is often lacking, and securing more often requires hours of fundraising by the team's boosters. Which is why, ahead of the Winter Games in PyeongChang, some teams started getting creative. Show More Summary

Guns And Schools: Can The Market Do Better?

Authored by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, There is no epidemic of gun violence in America; quite the opposite in fact. But last week’s shooting at a high school in Florida was a grim and jarring reminder of deep cultural problems lurking just beneath the veneer of our materially comfortable society. Show More Summary

Trump Admin Considering Student Loan Bankruptcy Options

The Trump administration is looking to clarify the rules which govern whether a person can discharge student loans in bankruptcy, according to a public notice issued by the Department of Education. The agency is seeking input in order...Show More Summary

"He Never Went In": Officer On Duty Filmed "Doing Nothing" During Florida Shooting

Video evidence reveals that an armed Broward County resource deputy stationed at Stoneman Douglas High School during the Valentine's day massacre did "nothing" during the shooting - instead waiting outside as a gunman opened fire onShow More Summary

Uranium One: Undercover FBI Informant's Attorney Demands DOJ Inquiry Into Coordinated Smear

The attorney for an FBI informant who was deeply embedded in the Russian nuclear industry is demanding that Attorney General Jeff Sessions investigate a coordinated smear campaign against her client. After several decades working for...Show More Summary

Disabled, Transgender Ex-Google Engineer Sues Tech Giant For Not Being Liberal Enough

Authored by Aman Jain via, Google has again been accused of discrimination, retaliation and harassment by an employee. Tim Chevalier, a software developer and former site-reliability engineer at the search giant, filedShow More Summary

Ron Paul Exposes The Truth About Inflation: "It's The Fed's Fault"

If the creation of new money affected everyone evenly, there would be no point in government granting monopoly privileges to a central bank, and as Ron Paul explains, "it's precisely because some benefit at the expense of others, that...Show More Summary

The True Nature Of The "Viral" #OneLess Movement – And The Real Danger Behind It

Authored by Jon Hall via Free Market Shooter blog, After the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the mainstream media has been on a righteous crusade against firearms. Only a week after the heinous incident that left 17 dead,...Show More Summary

Mueller Files New Tax And Bank Fraud Charges Against Manafort

Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced late Thursday that a Virginia grand jury has approved a slate of new charges against former Trump campaign executive Paul Manafort and Manafort's former deputy, Rick Gates - a move that has been...Show More Summary

"We're Human, Too" - Winter Olympics Heat Up As Tinder, Pornhub Report Spike In Usage

Olympic athletes' fondness for hookup apps like Tinder has been, uh, well-documented by the mainstream press... So it's hardly a surprise that Tinder has reported a massive usage spike in PyeongChang, South Korea since the Winter Games began on Feb. Show More Summary

Why The Most Recent Sell-Off Was Just The Beginning

Authored by Simon Black via, On October 19, 1987, the Dow experienced its biggest one-day percentage loss in history – plunging 22.6%. It was “Black Monday.” The selloff was so fast and so severe, nothing else even comes...Show More Summary

Dollar Dumps As Nasdaq Suffers Longest Losing Streak In 15 Months

A thought... Citi summed the last few days up well... and ominously... "Bear markets open on the highs and close on the lows. This is particularly the case when derivative products need to rebalance in a relatively narrow window near...Show More Summary

This Is How Much You Must Make To Join The "Top 0.001 Percent"

They say the "top 1%" runs America, so why not just join them? According to the IRS' just released Statistics of Income Bulletin (Winter 2018 edition) the price of admission to the table that runs the country, is just under half a million:...Show More Summary

"It's A Disgrace" - Trump Threatens To Remove Calfornia ICE Officers From Law-Breaking Sanctuary State

Law-abiding California citizens may well face a real-life "purge" if President Trump's disgust with the Sanctuary State's liberal leaders is acted upon. The Hill reports that President Trump said Thursday that he was thinking of pulling...Show More Summary

David Stockman: "This Time Is Completely Different...But Not In A Good Way"

Authored by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, If you don't think the stock market is a giant accident waiting to happen, just consider the two most crucial developments----soaring stocks and soaring deficits--- since November 7,...Show More Summary

"Burn Her", "Murderer": Angry Crowd Lashes Out At NRA's Dana Loesch

During last night's "unscripted" CNN Town Hall on gun control, NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch was given the courtesy of expressing her opinion in the spirit of mutual respect. Well, almost. During a question by Stoneman Douglas studentShow More Summary

Bad Breadth Bounce: Lack Of "Buying Thrust" Suggests Retest Of The Lows

After yesterday's late-day 500-point collapse in The Dow, many are wondering it "it" is really over or not? And today's bounce is not holding... And there are signs that the bounce of the last week or so is that of a dead-cat, rather...Show More Summary

Trump Proposes Bonus For Teachers Who Carry Guns

Just hours after President Trump angrily declared on Twitter that he never suggested that "teachers with guns" would be an appropriate deterrent to stop school shootings (before launching into a tirade about why doing precisely thatShow More Summary

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