The Plague Of Military Keynesianism And The Obsolescence Of War

Authored by Tom Streithorst via The American Conservative, It’s become obsolete, the days of conquest are behind us, yet the military-industrial complex grinds on all the same. America spends more on its military than all its enemies put together yet it still can’t win wars. Failed adventures in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan have drained America’s

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Fentanyl-Related Deaths Double In Six Months; Officials Warn The Third-Wave Will Be A “Crisis”

According to the CDC’s Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report, the number of overdose deaths involving fentanyl and fentanyl analogs doubled in the last several years. The third wave of the opioid epidemic is here, as new synthetics [fentanyl analogs] that are 10,000 times as potent as morphine and used to tranquilize elephants are attributing to the

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The World Explained: It’s Simple – Everyone Is Smart… Except Trump

Authored by Dov Fischer via The American Spectator, That’s why they all are billionaires and all got elected president… It really is quite simple. Everyone is smart except Donald J. Trump. That’s why they all are billionaires and all got elected President. Only Trump does not know what he is doing. Only Trump does not

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Russian Warship “Carrying $133 Billion In Gold” Discovered Off South Korea

A South Korean marine exploration company claimed Tuesday to have discovered Dmitrii Donskoi, an armored cruiser built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the 1880s, reportedly transporting a cargo of gold worth an estimated $133 billion in today’s dollars. Launched in St Petersburg in August 1883, the Dmitrii Donskoi was designed as a commerce raider

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Trump’s Trade War May Spark A Chinese Debt Crisis

Authored by Anne Stevenson-Yang, op-ed via BloombergQuint.com, There’s no chance China will cut its trade surplus with the U.S. in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff threats. For starters, Washington has made no specific demand to which Beijing can respond. But its efforts may have an unexpected side effect: a debt crisis in China. The 25 percent additional

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“The Eulogy Of An Immortal Russiagate Scandal”

By Elizabeth Lea Vos via Disobedient Media Opinion: The Eulogy Of An Immortal Russiagate Scandal From the latest joke-indictment by Robert Mueller to the hysterical press-coverage of the Trump-Putin summit, the way establishment media has been acting over the past week has been apoplectic. One might imagine, given their response, that the end was nigh and Putin personally commandeered

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How China Quietly Cut A Key Interest Rate Overnight, Hoping Trump Wouldn’t Notice

Three weeks after the PBOC cut its Required Reserve Ratio, overnight the PBOC engaged in additional stealth easing. As we reported last night, the most notable easing shift was that the Chinese central bank would use its Medium Term Lending Facility (MLF), to support the local bond market and banks, especially those that have invested

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Lunatic Politics (Part 2) – It’s Becoming Impossible To Have A Conversation

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, More and more people are becoming aware of and concerned about the level of political dialogue going on right now. We’ve gotten to a point where I’m seeing almost no intelligent debate about any serious issue. Russiagate now consumes such a massive amount of our collective energy,

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After Surviving 5 Drone Strikes, Citizen Sues US Government To Be Taken Off Of ‘Kill List’

Bilal Abdul Kareem, a black American citizen who had been living for years in Syria, where he ran a small news organization, happened to find himself in Aleppo during the waning days of the battle for the city, in a room full of desperate Free Syrian Army rebels, when one of the group half-seriously raised

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