by Simon Black, Sovereign Man:
It’s hard to argue with Barack Obama’s jump shot. I can’t imagine Rutherford B. Hayes having that kind of game.
Or his swagger. Comedic timing. Even charisma.
And there have been plenty of times over the last eight years when, in all seriousness, those qualities have truly mattered.
by Robert Gore, The Burning Platform:
Billions of people around the globe would like Americans to put America first.
The largest infrastructure project in the world is China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, often referred to as the New Economic Silk Road. This effort spearheads the economic integration of the physical center […]
from Zero Hedge:
Confirming his campaign rhetoric and inaugural address tone, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order as early as Monday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico,according to NBC News’ Kristen Welker.
by David Haggith, The Great Recession Blog:
The following is a guest editorial from one of The Great Recession Blog‘s faithful readers who prefers to simply go by his pseudonym “Auldenemy.” I wanted to share it here because it offers observations from the UK — the first nation to exit the EU — that […]
by Patrick J. Buchanan, Lew Rockwell:
“Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves” is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a beer hall of populist beliefs.
Haass meant the president should bring his National Security Council together to anticipate […]
by Nick Hallett, Breitbart:
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to be a “close but unofficial” advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, the Governor of Mississippi has said.
Speaking at a party thrown for Mr Farage on the top floor of the Hay Adams hotel, Phil Bryant said: “There is an opportunity for him […]
by Wolf Richter, Wolf Street:
So who the heck are the Really Great Ones? Americans have been on a borrowing binge. To buy their favorite cars and trucks, they’ve loaded up on $1.14 trillion in auto loans. Young and not so young Americans are mortgaging their future with student loans that now amount to […]
by Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante:
We are now 24 hours into the Trump era and the sky hasn’t fallen. The world hasn’t ended. In fact, nothing at all has changed.
The wars continue on, the IRS continues to extort people in the US for nearly half of everything they make, the NSA continues […]
from Zero Hedge:
Former WSJ reporter Asra Nomani asks in the NYT’s “Women In the World” section what is the link between one of Hillary Clinton’s largest donors and the Women’s March? Her answer: “as it turns out, it’s quite significant.”
Here is what else she discovered.
Billionaire George Soros has ties to more […]