• Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Shaking Up Arizona Senate Race

    The decision by 85-year-old Sheriff Joe Arpaio to get back into politics by declaring his intention to run for the Arizona Senate Seat being vacated by Sen. Jeff Flake is rattling the state Republican party, which is afraid that a[…]

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  • "We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat..."

    Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog,In the movie Jaws, upon seeing the massive size of the shark and inadequacy of the boat they have chosen to hunt the monster, one of the great understated lines of cinema is uttered, "we're gonna[…]

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  • Why Trump's Tax Cuts Will Do Little To Boost Wages (For Now): Goldman Explains

    While the new GOP tax plan has generated headlines over one-time bonuses of $1,000 and lowered utility bills, and 18 states have increased minimum wage, Goldman Sachs analysts believes the economic measures will have a marginal near-term impact on wage growth[…]

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  • Stock Buybacks Are Nothing But Margin Speculation

    Authored by Valentin Schmid via The Epoch Times,Not only individual speculators are all-in the stock market; companies are, too...Buying stocks on margin is buying stocks with money you don’t have. Usually, it’s speculators who engage in this risky practice that[…]

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  • Morgan Stanley: "We Have Entered The Late Cycle Euphoria Stage"

    This morning, we published the latest commentary  by Chris Metli, the executive director of Morgan Stanley's institutional Quantitative and Derivative Strategies group, who made the case that while pitching hedges when the market is in the middle of a blow[…]

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  • Dow Dumps Over 300 Pts From Highs As Options Skew Hits Record Low

    Traders have never paid more to place levered long bets relative to downside protection in US equity markets... perhaps that was the final straw on the endless-bull-market-camel's back...After all that excitement at the open - Dow 26k and nothing can[…]

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  • DHS Is Planning To Arrest Sanctuary City Leaders

    Having been grilled by Democratic lawmakers over her recollections of a White House meeting in which President Trump described some poor nations sending immigrants to the United States as "shithole countries," Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen dropped a[…]

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  • Self-Reflection at the Twilight of U.S. Empire

    There is a true law, a right reason, conformable to nature, universal, unchangeable, eternal, whose commands urge us to duty, and whose prohibitions restrain us from evil. Whether it enjoins or forbids, the good respect its injunctions, and the wicked[…]

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  • Russia Begins Massive ICBM Launch Drills

    On Monday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation issued a warning to NATO that is has started a massive missile drill involving truck-mounted intercontinental ballistic missile launchers across the country.The Defense Ministry said the drills would involve “missile regiments[…]

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  • Putin Pals Panic Over US "Corrupt Oligarchs" List, Begin Liquidating Assets

    As we reported last Friday, Russian oligarchs are growing increasingly nervous over the U.S. Treasury's upcoming "Official Oligarch" list, which is being created pursuant to an Aug. 2, 2017 law requiring that the Treasury and State Departments identify officials and oligarchs[…]

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  • Turkey Notifies NATO Of Imminent Massive Invasion Of Syria To Fight Kurds

    Turkey is poised for an imminent massive ground invasion of Northern Syria to quash Kurdish militia groups currently holding Afrin near the Turkish border. Multiple regional outlets have reported a build-up of forces that could constitute the largest external intervening[…]

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  • ‘A Genuine Revolution of Values’…

    Earlier today, I read Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 speech on Vietnam at Riverside Church. It was both uplifting and depressing. Uplifting in the sense that he so eloquently expresses the timeless spirit necessary for humans to take the[…]

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  • Liberty Links 1/13/18

    If you appreciate my work and want to contribute to independent media, consider becoming a monthly Patron, or visit the Support Page. I wrote an opinion piece about Bitcoin for The Hill in case you missed it: Bitcoin Isn’t the Bubble — The Global Financial[…]

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  • Global Networks Are Necessary to Overcome Abusive Governments and Oligarchy

    The world around us is changing at an incredible pace, and with such change come many pitfalls as well as immeasurable opportunities. At the same time, the more things change the more some things stay the same. For example, the[…]

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  • I Don’t Want Your Leaders

    In 2017, I wrote a lot about how dangerously centralized our political system in the U.S. has become, and how we need to decentralize governance in order to restore power, liberty and policy experimentation to the local level. This notion[…]

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  • Bitcoin Isn’t the Bubble — The Global Financial System Is

    Last week, I was offered an opportunity to write an opinion piece for The Hill. I took advantage of the offer and put something together addressing the whole “is Bitcoin a bubble” debate, and I’m pleased to say it was[…]

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  • Liberty Links 1/7/18

    If you appreciate my work and want to contribute to independent media, consider becoming a monthly Patron, or visit the Support Page. *Special Note: I was recently on a great panel chatting about Bitcoin and the crypto asset space in general. Link below. This[…]

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  • Jeff Sessions Just Demonstrated Why We Need to Decentralize Government

    Late last year, I wrote a series of posts where I highlighted three specific areas I thought the U.S. government might overreach and do something really stupid in 2018. Jeff Sessions didn’t waste any time making my first prediction look[…]

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