Russia and Putin have taken the lemons from Ukraine crisis and made lemonade.
The latest Snowden-Greenwald revelation shows that I was right all along about my so-called psy-ops “conspiracy theory” paranoia.
The FOMC’s minutes struck me as the height of garbled Pinocchio Theory.
The tensions between Germany and the U.S. should not be taken lightly. It stems from the out-of-control behaviors of the U.S. and the resulting fall out or blow back on the Germans. This is not just going away. The reasons should be obvious and are getting worse: 1) NSA spying; 2) the criminality of the […]
“The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when something way retarded happens. Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone. Or when 19 radical Muslims armed with box cutters and zero ability to fly a commercial airliner managed to bring down three buildings with two planes in New York City” –Joe Rogan: American stand-up comedian and commentator This one’s a [...]
The currencies of most of the developing nations are being routed. I have an overall theory about why this happens. They are set ups. There is literally a parasite cartel, or guild, that promotes and exploits these situations. Take for example Argentina, where the guild is adept at promoting a government that employs poor economic principles. […]
In our podcast, to be posted separately, Lee Adler thought that Fed could very well taper next week, but that it would come back to haunt them. I am doubtful about another taper, primarily because there are severe crises going on in developing country markets and economies. If a taper is forthcoming that situation will […]
Monday’s flash crash in gold has predictably brought about commentary from the gold community. Unfortunately, it appears that many of the folks who normally do their homework on gold activity seemed to regress into a pattern of blaming these dumps on the Fed and/or bullion bankers. Few, if any, commentators are looking at the actual reported data, such as the bankers participation report and commitment of traders, which points the smoking gun at speculators — or conceivably even a whale. I use the term “slinger” to describe the activity.
The WinterActionables State Media Award for 2013 goes to Newsweek for its absurd January 2013 cover (below). To be fair, it was published before the International Business Times bought Newsweek brand and its products last August. Runner up for worst of the worst in 2013 is state television MSNBC’s Chris Matthews “Obama on Mt. Rushmore” gibberish from last February.