...just because Duterte said this in a fit of anger, and justified it by saying it wasn't warmongering enough in Syria, certainly does not make him a good guy. It's Corbett's Law in action.
As a market forecaster, as someone that attempts to connect the dots and create a picture out of the results, I don’t much like being wrong. But this time I desperately want to be wrong.
Meanwhile there is no light at the end of the tunnel for the land of the rising yen. The Abe government just announced a remarkable new 28 trillion yen ($276 billion) stimulus package...
Say what you will about this 2016 Oval Office puppet (s)election cycle, it is accelerating the breakdown of the old media dinosaurs and their establishment journalism system.
Do you realize what this means? It means that the plebs are actually starting to spontaneously organize in new and innovative ways to help each other. This is a disaster! What if they stop believing that all charity on earth must be provided by the government?
Doublethink has its limits. Every now and then there's a breaking point where people realize that they are being asked to believe the exact opposite of what they were previously told was unassailable truth. This CNN story may be one of those inflection points.
...yet another provable lie circulated by anonymous military sources through the US mainstream media. This story is a pretty straightforward example of a psyop designed to be spread throughout Turkey.
As with so many things, we stand on the cusp of what could be a true revolution in the long-prevailing norms of our society brought about by the vast online experiment that is the internet. But don't hold your breath that fraud or corruption is going away any time soon.
...if Gulen is a deep state operative, or at least an ally, of the US intelligence apparatus, what purpose would he serve? Why would the CIA and their alphabet soup cronies be interested in an Islamic cleric plotting to overthrow the government of Turkey?
...there's a whole other aspect of what's happening in Turkey right now that is receiving relatively scant attention. That aspect involves Incirlik Air Base, a 3300 acre base strategically situated on Turkey's southern coast within striking distance of Syria.
So just in case you've forgotten about the Asia-Pacific in the 24/7 news cycle of trauma we've been experiencing lately, don't fret; it's still there, and it's still a tinderbox.
If you're wondering what's going on here, you're not the only one. It seems the internet is flipping its collective lid over this app as the line between gaming and the real world gets blurrier. But perhaps all of this pales in comparison to the game's terms and conditions.
The first casualty of any war is truth. It is killed well before the first shots ring out. In the race problems facing America today, the biggest reason behind it is because the truth has been hidden away.
So what do you get when you cross financial turmoil with political and cultural upheaval, and then sprinkle the whole concoction with military tensions? A very nasty stew, that's what...
It remains up in the air whether the new 150 billion euro liquidity fund will help to stabilize the Italian banking sector... Grab your popcorn, folks, this should be one hell of a summer.