• Iran: US May Have Downed Its Own UAS By Mistake - "We've Not Lost Any Drones"

    Jul 19, 2019 | 17:30 pm

    Iran: US May Have Downed Its Own UAS By Mistake - "We've Not Lost Any Drones" Iran has issued a surprise astounding contradiction of the US account related to Thursday's drone downing. President Trump had announced that the amphibious assault ship, the USS Boxer, shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz in a defensive action. The president said in a press briefing it was "immediately destroyed," when it came within 1,000 yards of the ship according to the president, "threatening the safety of the ship and the ship's crew." But Iran has denied losing any of its drones following the perplexing statement from Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif yesterday evening saying he was not be aware of any drone downing[…]

  • "Where There's Smoke, There's Fire" - Trader Blasts NYFed Williams' "Miscommunication" Miasma

    Jul 19, 2019 | 17:10 pm

    "Where There's Smoke, There's Fire" - Trader Blasts NYFed Williams' "Miscommunication" Miasma NY Fed President John Williams screwed up... or did he? Since he "academically" strawman'd a 50bps rate cut - which the market instantly soaked up, priced-in, and looked for moar - a Fed spokesman (and The Fed's Jim Bullard) have since desperately walked-back the comments back towards a preference for a 25bps cut.This has erased the spike in 50bps rate-cut odds (from 35% to 71% and back down to 35%) and retraced the dollar dump that Williams created...However, as former fund manager and FX trader Richard Breslow, there are important rules governing any sort of effective communication strategy, made all[…]

  • Guy Behind 'Storm Area 51' Page Worried About Visit From FBI

    Jul 19, 2019 | 16:50 pm

    Guy Behind 'Storm Area 51' Page Worried About Visit From FBI A plan to 'Storm Area 51' in search of aliens on September 20th started out on Facebook as "kind of a joke" which spiraled out of control, according to the guy who created the event."I posted it on like June 27th and it was kind of a joke," Matty Roberts told Nevada's KLAS-TV. "And then it waited for like three days and like 40 people, and then it just completely took off, out of nowhere. It’s pretty wild."Now, over 1.7 million people have signed up for the Facebook event, with another 1.3 million people having expressed interest in the event.[…]

  • US Regulator Investigating "Shady Rekting Racket" BitMEX Crypto Exchange

    Jul 19, 2019 | 16:36 pm

    US Regulator Investigating "Shady Rekting Racket" BitMEX Crypto Exchange Authored by William Suberg via CoinTelegraph.com,United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is reportedly investigating derivatives giant BitMEX.image courtesy of CoinTelegraphCFTC wants to know if Americans using BitMEXAccording to sources citing people familiar with the matter speaking to Bloomberg on July 19, the CFTC suspects that BitMEX, which is registered in the Seychelles, allowed U.S. residents to use its platform to trade.Under current law, the U.S. is one of the countries excluded from using BitMEX and similar crypto-based financial services, but users may have sought to circumvent the geoblock using services such as VPNs.The investigation, details of which have not yet been[…]

  • Senate Bill Would 'Properly Identify' Antifa As 'Domestic Terrorist Organization' 

    Jul 19, 2019 | 16:16 pm

    Senate Bill Would 'Properly Identify' Antifa As 'Domestic Terrorist Organization'  A new resolution introduced by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) would "properly identify" Antifa as "Domestic Terrorists."Introduced Thursday, the resolution defines Antifa as "a movement that intentionally combines violence with the group's alt-left positions," and "represents opposition to the democratic ideals of peaceful assembly and free speech for all." The measure then lists several examples of Antifa behavior, including: Assaulting conservative journalist Andy Ngo in February and June of 2019, putting him in the hospital.  Doxxing ICE employees. Confronting an ICE officer when he went to pick up his daughter from summer camp, as well as plastering "his name and photo" on[…]

  • UMich Inflation Expectations Spike To 3-Year Highs

    Jul 19, 2019 | 16:11 pm

    UMich Inflation Expectations Spike To 3-Year Highs Following June's dip in 'hope', UMich Sentiment was expected to improve in preliminary July data but it disappointed in most aspects. Headline Sentiment rose from 98.2 to 98.4 (but missed 98.8 exp) Current Conditions dipped from 111.9 to 111.1 (missing 112.8 exp) Expectations inched higher from 89.3 to 90.1 Still close to the best level in more than a decade“ Favorable trends in personal finances remained widespread,” Richard Curtin, director of the University of Michigan consumer survey, said in a statement.“These favorable financial expectations were supported by gains in household incomes and wealth.”June's surge in buying conditions dipped in preliminary July[…]

  • Blain: "FANG Becomes FAG"

    Jul 19, 2019 | 16:10 pm

    Blain: "FANG Becomes FAG" Blain's Morning Porridge, submitted by Bill Blain“I don’t know, lad. It’s like no cheese I’ve ever tasted. Let’s try another spot. ”Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of Man on the Moon. Extra points for anyone who gets this morning’s moon connected quote. This morning’s photo is my completed Lego Lunar Lander. Yep. I know what you are thinking… 50 years after spending 4% of US GNP to enable Man to achieve the technological marvel of reaching the moon, the small boy who watched it has gone back to playing with Lego. It’s confirmation mankind’s evolutionary curve has peaked and it’s[…]

  • Trump Bashes Fed's Williams, Says US Economic Growth "No Thanks To Federal Reserve", Sees "No Inflation"

    Jul 19, 2019 | 15:57 pm

    Trump Bashes Fed's Williams, Says US Economic Growth "No Thanks To Federal Reserve", Sees "No Inflation" In yet another unprecedented move from our iconoclastic president, President Trump bashed New York Fed President John Williams in a tweet on Friday morning, saying the Fed doesn't deserve any credit for engineering what has become the longest period of economic expansion in US history.Yesterday, Williams sent the S&P 500 back into the green after he appeared to suggest that the Fed would deliver the 50 bp rate cut that the market so desperately craves. But to the bulls' chagrin, the NY Fed soon walked back Williams extremely dovish comments, saying Williams' words didn't reflect "potential policy actions" at the[…]

  • Strait Outta Hormuz

    Jul 19, 2019 | 15:35 pm

    Strait Outta Hormuz Submitted by Michael Every of RabobankThe Strait of Hormuz these days seems to be what the streets of Compton used to be in the 90s. Yesterday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it has seized a “foreign vessel” for smuggling fuel. And this morning, news came in that the US has shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, after it allegedly threatened a US warship. About a fifth of global daily oil consumption (c. 21 million barrels) passes through the Strait each day. Moreover, tensions between the US and Iran are more likely to increase than not (don’t forget[…]

  • Trump Slams "Despicable" San Juan Mayor, Says "Tom 'The Chin' Friedman Kissed My Ass On The Phone"

    Jul 19, 2019 | 15:22 pm

    Trump Slams "Despicable" San Juan Mayor, Says "Tom 'The Chin' Friedman Kissed My Ass On The Phone" Mixed in with complaints about the amount of media coverage devoted to supporters at his Wednesday night rally chanting "send her back" about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) as he dug in on his attacks against the first-term congresswomen and three of her colleagues, President Trump took a twitter moment to do the "told you so" dance on Puerto Rico's political crisis, and to blast establishment operative Tom Friedman for his hypocrisy... no holds barred.With massive protests in the streets, Trump was quick to claim vindication for his criticism of Puerto Rico’s corrupt and incompetent government and political class, including San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín[…]

  • Youth Gangs Plague Sweden

    Jul 18, 2019 | 16:50 pm

    Sweden is famous for its Viking history, modern architecture, and gorgeous scenery. However, the Nordic country is now also gaining an international reputation for a relatively new and far less appealing phenomenon: gangs of migrant youths who are taking advantage of their status as minors to get away with shocking criminal behavior. After Sweden accepted […]

  • Antifa Member Shot At ICE Facility

    Jul 17, 2019 | 19:11 pm

    Domestic Terrorist group Antifa lost one of their own over the weekend at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Tacoma, Washington. You Might Like The Antifa member identified as Willem Van Spronsen, 69, was armed with a rifle and incendiary devices — and was apparently attempting to force his way into the facility […]

  • Poll: AOC Could Derail Democrats in 2020

    Jul 16, 2019 | 17:37 pm

    There’s little doubt that AOC is a lightning rod for the extreme left. However, a top Democratic strategist warns that an internal poll shows that AOC is also a lightning rod for those swing states that voted for Trump in 2016 and dislike AOC’s brand of socialism. Furthermore, voters within those swing states are tying […]

  • CNN Reporter Instigates Violence at White House Rose Garden

    Jul 15, 2019 | 18:46 pm

    Perhaps it was the impending forecast of a severe thunderstorm or the heat and humidity which irritated a few within the White House Rose Garden following the President’s exit back into the Oval Office. However, the culprit wasn’t mother-nature, but rather an obnoxious character hired by CNN — sitting off to the side away from […]

  • Trump Is Changing The Radical 9th Circuit

    Jul 12, 2019 | 19:01 pm

    President Trump had vowed if elected President he would concentrate on appointing judges who would uphold the Constitution as written by our Founders — especially within the Supreme Court along with the various Circuit Courts of Appeals. To that end, the President is slowly succeeding to the dismay of the disgruntled Democrats. This latest appointment […]

  • Fed Agencies Plunder State IDs For Face Recognition

    Jul 12, 2019 | 18:56 pm

    Following in the footsteps of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which assigned $1 billion to fund a facial recognition program to scan the faces of all passengers, including Americans with no criminal record, who board airplane flights exiting the country. You Might Like All this money is being spent to build a national […]

  • Feud Between Pelosi And AOC Gets Nastier

    Jul 12, 2019 | 16:33 pm

    Get out the popcorn, sit back and enjoy! The battle for the political soul of the Democratic Party turned even uglier on Wednesday when brash upstart freshman congresswoman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, decided to ante up the growing hostilities between herself and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, by suggesting the 78-year old Speaker may be harboring […]

  • Google Targets Popular Conservative App

    Jul 11, 2019 | 17:28 pm

    Conservative thinkers have quickly tired of the ongoing and very real conspiracy to ban their views from Big Tech platforms operated by the likes of Google, Apple, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Free speech can and will be heard. In headlines now is a new mobile device app called Parler (“par-lay”) which means “to speak” in […]

  • The Census Showdown

    Jul 10, 2019 | 19:03 pm

    “Transparency” is one of those words that politicians love to use regardless on which side of the political divide they reside on — much like “bipartisanship.” However if truth-be-told, those two words actually scare the hell out of career politicians because both those words suggest openness, cooperation, and clarity. This is, without a doubt, the […]

  • Americans Think The Government Lies About UFOs

    Jul 9, 2019 | 16:30 pm

    “Most Americans believe the government is hiding info about UFOs.” This was the conclusion of a July 4, 2019 survey by one British international online market research and data analytics firm. YouGov, headquartered in the United Kingdom operates in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific is “a global online community where millions of […]