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The Geopolitical Earthquake Of The Looming Kurdistan Referendum

In a move that was entirely expected, Iraq's Supreme Court has ruled that the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum scheduled for September 25 cannot take place. The ruling comes as Turkey has begun military exercises along its border...Show More Summary

Is The US State Department Waging "Open War" On The White House?

Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "It's not clear to me why the Secretary of State wishes to at once usurp the powers of the Congress and then to derail his boss's rapprochement with the Israeli government." — Foreign...Show More Summary

Kentucky Budget Director Admits Pension Underfunding Would Double If "Realistic Discount Rates" Used

We've frequently argued that public pensions in the U.S. are nothing more than elaborate ponzi schemes being propped up by unrealistic accounting assumptions that make them seem more healthy than they actually are. As it turns out, the...Show More Summary

In Florida, You Can't Use Your Own Solar Panels In A Crisis

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, When it comes to the U.S. economy, the “con” part offers the best description of the current relationship between business, government and the preyed upon consumer. The way things...Show More Summary

Government Wiretapped Manafort Since 2014; Was Threatened With Indictment During House Raid, Report

With all of the massive hurricanes safely swirling far away from the continental U.S., for a few days at least, the New York Times and CNN has once again returned to their regularly scheduled programming: 24x7 Coverage Of Russian Collusion. Show More Summary

Ben Garrison's Guide To The Deep State Swamp

Trump’s election confirmed one thing for certain: The Deep State is real. As Ben Garrison writes, the Deep State's dedication to removing our president from power is relentless. They will continue to work against him and if Trump backs off from any of his campaign promises, they’ll use that against him and claim victory. Show More Summary

"I Don't Have Anything To Start Over" - Harvey Victims Pray For Relief As 1000s Remain Stuck In Shelters

It’s been nearly a month since Hurricane Harvey, a storm that some expect to rank among the costliest natural disasters in US history, and still tens of thousands of Texans remain marooned in temporary housing, unable to return to their...Show More Summary

The FBI Confirms "Retweets Are Endorsements"

Authored by Kate Knibbs via, Remember when people put that “RTs ? endorsements” disclaimer in their Twitter bios, like that would offer some form of protection from the being associated with what they retweeted? Well, a retweet can be seen as an endorsement. Show More Summary

More Equifax Lies? Company Originally Hacked Five Months Earlier Than It Disclosed

When Equifax first disclosed the shocking news on September 7 that its servers and some 143 million private account had been hacked, leaking everything from names, to addresses, to social security numbers, it stated in its press release...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton May Challenge Legitimacy Of Presidential Election

The US presidential election took place nearly one year ago, but to Hillary Clinton it may as well never had ended. And now, in an interview with NPR, the former first lady said that "if Russian interference turned out to be deeper than...Show More Summary

'Chapter 22' Bankruptcy Filings Increasingly 'En Vogue' For Struggling Retail Sector

In 2009, U.S. Shipping Partners LP accomplished what we believe was a completely unprecedented feat when they managed to confirm a bankruptcy plan of reorganization in the Southern District of New York that encumbered the new company...Show More Summary

What Jamie Dimon Got Wrong About Bitcoin & Tulips

Authored by Aaron Brown via, The problems cryptocurrencies help solve will not disappear if their prices collapse the way tulip futures did in the 17th century. JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon made...Show More Summary

Toys "R" Us To File Bankruptcy Any Minute; Bonds Crash

Over the weekend, we reported that vendors to iconic toy retailer Toys "R" Us had halted shipments over payment concerns and/or getting their receivables crammed down alongside other unsecured claims ahead of what appeared to be an imminent bankruptcy. Show More Summary

A Day Of 'Fire And Fury': Trump Considers Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Avenue

Trump was apparently so impressed by the military parade he was invited to watch in France on Bastille Day that he's contemplating following in the footsteps of the French, and a handful of rogue dictators in third-world countries, with a U.S. Show More Summary

China Treasury Holdings Rise For 6th Month, But The Streak May Soon Be Ending

According to the latest Treasury International Capital report issued today, four of the top five US foreign creditors added to their holdings of US Treasurys in the month of July (not adjusted for market price fluctuations), with the...Show More Summary

Tech Tumble Spooks Stocks (Briefly) As VIX Curve Steepens To 7-Month Highs

"A day above ground is a day to buy stocks..." Trannies were weakest on the day as dip-buyers rescued stocks from red after a mid-afternoon slump...ugly close Futures show the overall trading a little better - weakness from the EU open,...Show More Summary

It's Up To McCain: Republicans' Last Ditch Push To Repeal Obamacare Gains Momentum

Update from Bloomberg: McCain still on the fence: MCCAIN SAYS NOT SUPPORTIVE AT THIS TIME OF GRAHAM-CASSIDY BILL MCCAIN: WILL DISCUSS GRAHAM-CASSIDY HEALTH BILL W/COLLEAGUES McCain sounds very much like a no on TrumpCare, calls for markups, amendments, debate in scrum. Show More Summary

UAE: Financial and Transit Hub of 9/11 Terror

Background here. By Kristen Breitweiser, one of the four 9/11 widows – known as the “Jersey Girls” – instrumental in forcing the government to form the 9/11 Commission to investigate the 2001 attacks. Follow Kristen Breitweiser on Twitter:...Show More Summary

The Myths Of Recovery: Why American Households Aren't Better Off

Authored by Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev via, The stagnation of real incomes from 1999 through today is structural, not cyclical... Off the top, the figures published by the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday are encouraging: Median...Show More Summary

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