The great step toward the cashless and completely controlled economy is underway. It's a trial run for the process of demonetization itself. It causes counter-economic activity to come under bank scrutiny.
A president may have a different plan for creating jobs and getting industry going again, but there is no magic wand that will solve this central-bank created bubble problem.
...will you Trump voters commit to standing by the principles you thought you were voting for... or will you rally around the party flag as a new crew of neocons, banksters and establishment insiders step into their pre-ordained roles?
...do all of the million things that have nothing whatsoever to do with the phony baloney political charade exemplified by national selection day. Because if all you ever do is tick a box in a voting booth and sit back to see who wins the rigged sporting event, you probably believe the lizards are the best thing that ever happened to you.
...these twin bombshells are notable not for what they reveal about the corruption of the Clinton camp or the FBI, but what they reveal about the behind-the-scenes warfare taking place between powerful media and financial interests puppeteering the presidential (s)election itself.
Whatever the case, you've got to hand it to the banksters: They've kept the bubble floating along long enough for Goldman's best pal Hillary Clinton to come within arm's length of the White House.
If this latest Yemeni incident surprises in any way, it is only that the US hasn't passed a Red Sea Resolution that justifies a full-scale invasion of Yemen as revenge for the ignoble perfidity of those dastardous Houthis...
Indeed, given the coming ballyhooed transition to the “post-carbon” world, it looks like there's nothing for the oil industry to be excited about at this time.
...entire classes of businesses, including perfectly legal businesses that were already operating under strict licensing laws and regulatory regimes, became pariahs, cut off from the backbone of the financial system.
Now let's be clear; absolutely none of this is in the least bit surprising. It isn't shocking, or some top level secret, or some piece of Machiavellian behind-the-scenes manipulation that Clinton doesn't want you to know about...
Whether it be the class action lawsuit against the DNC, Saleh v. Bush, or the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission conviction, there remains brave lawyers and prosecutors that are willing to stand up to the neocons, even if such a stand puts them in harm's way.
given widespread disgust with Erdoğan in the EU population these days and the hysteric demonization of Putin, all eyes have to be on the EU right now. Will they attempt to decrease reliance on gas from Turkey knowing that it's sourcing from Putin? Do they have any alternative?
We are asked to believe, in other words, that the Pentagon went to the effort, and considerable outlay of resources. to create fake Al Qaeda videos for the sole purpose of tracking suspected militants.
...don't worry. Deutsche's derivative black hole has been pared back to a much more modest 46 trillion or so euros, a mere 15 times German GDP. Does that make you feel any better? I didn't think so.
Whether SDR bonds will take off depends completely on whether the central bankers can convince the financial world of the benefits of scuttling the dollar reserve system.