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Archive Monthly Archives: August 2018

Is Europe Making Plans For A New World Order?

Authored by German foreign minister Heiko Maas, op-ed via Handelsblatt Global, Europe’s relationship with the US was changing even before Donald Trump and his provocative Tweets came along. Germany now sees the current trans-Atlantic antipathy as a historic opportunity to redefine the EU’s role… Henry Kissinger was recently asked if Donald Trump could not unintentionally […]

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The "Doom Loop" Exodus: Foreigners Liquidate Record Amounts Of Italian Bonds

One month ago, we reported that in the aftermath of Italy’s political fireworks in May, which saw a record spike in Italian government bond yields, ECB data showed record buying of BTPs by Italian banks in May amounting to €28.4bn (chart below), a higher inflow than anything seen during the European sovereign debt crisis in […]

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The Unpleasant Truth About The 1941 Parachuting Of Rudolf Hess In England, Part 3

Authored by Sylvain LaForest via Oriental Review, Read Part 1 here… Read Part 2 here… The unpleasant reality In a secret meeting on August 14 1940 on the USS Augusta, Churchill asked Roosevelt to join the war, but the American President categorically refused to discuss this topic. In fact, no meaningful step had been taken […]

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Probe Launched After Swiss Banker Arrested For Laundering $1.2 Billion Out Of Venezuela

One of Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro’s recurring laments is that he has chronically had to deal with corrupt insubordinates (whom he has no problem throwing in prison) who tend to steal ungodly sums of money from him. And, at least in one case, he may be right. On Thursday, Swiss bank Julius Baer announced it […]

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Manhattan DA May File Criminal Charges Against Trump Organization

Two senior Trump Organization officials may face criminal charges in connection with Michael Cohen’s $130,000 hush money payment to Stormy Daniels, according to the New York Times, citing two officials.  The probe by the Manhattan DA’s office “is in its earliest stages and prosecutors have not yet made a decision on whether to proceed.”  Prosecutors in the district […]

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"No Further Talks Scheduled": China-U.S. Trade Negotiations A Complete Bust

When reports emerged last week of a low-level Chinese delegation coming to meet with members of the Treasury department ahead of what the WSJ described would be a November trade summit in the US, stocks spiked and yields ran up (they have since tumbled with the 2s10s yield curve collapsing to just 20 basis points) […]

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Paul Craig Roberts Reflects On "The Genocide Of The Greek Nation"

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The political and media coverup of the genocide of the Greek Nation began yesterday (August 20) with European Union and other political statements announcing that the Greek Crisis is over. What they mean is that Greece is over, dead, and done with. It has been exploited to the limit, and […]

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Luongo: "Humanity Has Had Its Fill Of George Soros"

Authored by Tom Luongo, “You either die a Hero, Or you live long enough to see yourself become the Villain. ” — The Dark Knight George Soros has made that transformation into the Villain.  Not that he was ever the Hero, but he is in his mind. He is the embodiment of the idea floated […]

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"What A Disaster": Chaos Returns To Venezuela One Day After Massive Devaluation

Just one day after Venezuela’s historic currency devaluation, which lopped off 5 zeros from the currency and prices while bizarrely pegging the “sovereign Bolivar” – the country’s latest currency incarnation – to the petro, an oil-backed cryptocurrency (which has been banned by the US Treasury), chaos has predictably returned to the country with the greatest […]

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San Francisco "Poop Patrollers" Make $185,000

We wish we could say this was a satire piece, but a new story in the San Francisco Chronicle reveals just how lucrative collecting shit actually is.  It’s but the latest in a string of shocking revelations to hit headlines throughout the summer exposing how deep San Francisco’s crisis of vast amounts of vagrant-generated feces covering its public streets actually runs (no pun […]

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