There is nothing more frustrating in American politics than discussing Israel. Nothing. It is difficult to maintain a balanced view of the situation when many people are ready to lynch you for putting a word wrong in relation to 'our greatest ally.' And like many of the real issues underlying the Culture War between the … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Turkey Flips to BRICS while Assad Just Flips off Bibi
"I thought we were gonna get television. The truth is... television is gonna get us." —Dick Goodwin, Quiz Show When Mark Zuckerberg went to Capitol Hill earlier in the year I knew Facebook was in serious trouble. Ostensibly, he was there to apologize to us about how Facebook used customer data so cavalierly. But, really he … Continue reading Facebook – The Anti-Social Network
This year's BRICS Summit was a big show. No question. The main event was provided by Turkish President cum Dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan wants to a a "T" to the acronym, making them the BRICTS. Erdogan also made it very clear Turkey's shift away from the West will proceed faster if the bullying and … Continue reading Turkey is Getting off the U.S. Reservation
I have a new private video blog up detailing big changes in the Gold, Bitcoin and Facebook markets that underscore where things are headed this fall. You can sign up for the Private Blog by pledged just $4/month over at my Patreon page, which also comes with a Private community of active users asking questions, … Continue reading Private Blog — Turkey and Facebook and Gold, Oh My!
This week in the Culture War was a bad one for the forces of control. False hope is the worst thing in the world. And Democrats convinced Donald Trump is a traitor and a Russian spy are filled to the brim with false hope. Russian President Vladimir Putin understands this dynamic well and used his … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Putin Trolls Democrats, Facebook Dives, Alex Jones Banned
Last fall I warned you Facebook has a fundamental problem. More and more people were realizing it and it would have an effect on the company's business going forward. Here's the jist of it: ...the biggest problem with Facebook is it’s all fake intimacy; a pale simulacra of real life interactions with people you are supposed … Continue reading Is the End of Facebook Nigh?
Rand Paul is the real rising star of the GOP. As I've been telling you for months now, I expect a complete collapse of the Democratic Party following the wipe out in this year's elections. From massive Culture War losses which have red-pilled minorities to hysterical outbreaks over basic Presidential foreign policy the Democrats are … Continue reading Rand Paul and the New GOP
With everything happening it is hard to keep everything in your head all the time. Yesterday, reading Pepe Escobar's latest piece reminded me of a couple of themes I try to hit on regularly. The U.S. only negotiates when it's losing Review the after-effects of major moments as turning points Vladimir Putin's speech on March … Continue reading Trump Strikes Back Because We Must Talk With Russia