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Not Fair

Bob Rinear, August 15 2018

Today, I can’t think of one person I know that does NOT know someone suffering at some degree from this disease. Something’s changed folks...

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The Secret Battle for Africa

James Corbett, August 11 2018

...if it's a question of optics, there's no doubt that China's checkbook diplomacy is earning it more friends in Africa than Uncle Sam's gun-barrel diplomacy.

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US Negotiating Peace With the Taliban

James Corbett, August 4 2018

...this negotiation with the Taliban is born of desperation, not principle, and the US Empire has painted itself into a corner in Afghanistan that no amount of dollar bills is going to get them out of.

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Prediction Markets Arise on the Blockchain

James Corbett, July 28 2018

Our good friends at the CIA wrote a lengthy defense of the PAM project and prediction markets in general in 2007, so you can bet that it went ahead under a blanket of classification secrecy at some point.

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UN Chief Guterres: An Imperial Tool

Stephen Lendman, July 25 2018

Since installed as UN chief, he’s been silent about US/NATO/Israeli terror-bombing – massacring countless thousands of defenseless civilians, the highest of high crimes ongoing almost daily in multiple theaters.

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Random Thoughts

Bob Rinear, July 18 2018

Either Trump is every bit the uneducated, uncouth, ill-prepared, bumbling idiot that the left suggests, OR, he’s playing a sophisticated game here.

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The Danger

Bob Rinear, July 11 2018

I feel horrible that I’m saying this stuff in my own country. I think you should be able to wear or support just about anyone or anything (that’s legal) that you like.

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The Global Economy is Between a Rock and a Hard Place

James Corbett, July 7 2018

A few years ago, even a few months ago, such a plan would have been unthinkable. Today, it is merely fanciful. And tomorrow . . . ?

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From Trade War to Hot War in One Easy Step

James Corbett, June 30 2018

Indeed, all the conditions for the same Smoot-Hawley pattern of protectionist tariffs, global trade war, economic collapse and, eventually, all-out war, are now in place.

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The Gold Slam

Bob Rinear, June 20 2018

Each day that goes by brings us one day closer to the “end game.” One would have to be genuinely silly to try and put a date on that event, but you all know it’s coming. The US dollar’s days as the world reserve is going to come to an end.

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India and China Announce The "Oil Buyers Club"

James Corbett, June 16 2018

...now that we are living in an era where India and China are being positioned as "rivals" of the American hegemon, it certainly makes sense that we will see the key tenets of Pax Americana challenged.

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This Guy Trump

Bob Rinear, June 13 2018

If you can’t say anything else, the last year and a half has been entertaining, hasn’t it! I can’t wait for the results of the investigations, not to mention the mid terms. This ought to be a lot of fun.

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Your Guide to this Weekend’s Globalist Conference Circuit

James Corbett, June 9 2018

...it's that time of year when confabulators are conferring and conclaves are conspiring. Keep your wits about you and stay tuned to for more information on all of these events when, if, and as they transpire.

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How Many Rabbits?

Bob Rinear, June 6 2018

Logic says this had to end. History says it’s got to end. And yet they keep finding rabbits. I’ll be the first to admit, that I NEVER thought they could kick the cans down the road as far as they have. Yet, here we are.

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How to Skirt Sanctions

James Corbett, June 2 2018

...it seems that there is an alternate inscription that could be written above the gates of the Iranian sanction regime. Not "Abandon all hope ye who enter here" but "Where there's a will, there's a way."

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