The HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of economic demand in China reported that demand in China’s factories fell for a second month in a row and hit a seven month low.
A joint investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, Hong Kong Department of Justice and the UK Ministry of Justice into accusations that American investment banks hired the children of powerful Asian officials to secure lucrative securities business, may have just ensnared JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. According to confidential emails recently turned over to […]
Americans should not be surprised by US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland would say “F**k the EU” in a private cellphone call with US Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt that was hacked by the Russians and posted on YouTube. But they should be outraged that after the disastrous failures of the Administration’s liberation theology gambits in Libya, Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria; the Obama Administration on the eve of the Russian Olympic Games in Sochi would be caught actively be fomenting revolution in the former Soviet Union. By attempting to sabotage the Olympic debut of the Vladimir Putin’s newly rehabilitated Russia, Obama threatens to revive Cold War hatreds.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced on January 30th: “As correct as the policy of military restraint is, it must not be misunderstood as a culture of standing aside.”
The Quinnipiac University National Poll released on January 22nd reveals that American voters rate President Barack Obama’s leadership on the economy, jobs, healthcare as very poor; his only positive marks come from fighting terrorism. Barack Obama’s first Presidential campaign narrative argued that President George W. Bush and the Republicans were so interested in fighting a […]
Chinese state media reported that China Credit Trust Company warned investors that they may not be repaid when one of their “wealth management products” matures on January 31, the first day of the Year of the Horse.
Historians will mark the United Nations agreement to manage the disposal of chemical weapons in Syria as the end of the proxy wars the United States has waged since the 1979 take-over of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran to prevent the revival of a powerful Persian Empire. President Obama and Iranian President Rouhani have made […]
State and local governments are very familiar with the impact of a federal government shutdown, since there have been 17 since 1976. Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan each dealt with six shutdowns that lasted from one to eighteen days during their terms in office. The United States Treasury estimates that if an agreement on […]
With the Congress and the Administration in full battle mode over implementing Obamacare to convert the United States into a European welfare state, Dutch King Willem-Alexander gave a nationally televised speech to his nation’s Parliament on September 16th declaring the welfare state was dead. The message, written for the King by Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s […]
This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Chriss Street and Company. To view original, click here. The September 16th attack on the Naval Command Headquarters at the Washington D.C. Naval Yard is a major a defeat for the projection of international supremacy by the United States. One or more shooters managed to get on the secure…