When the Soviet Union fell in 1991 Marxism was dealt a near fatal blow. The crown jewel of communism was no more and descended into the worst kind of lawlessness. Francis Fukiyama famously declared the End of History and the U.S. went on a 'to the victors go the spoils' looting of 1990's Russia that … Continue reading Liberalism’s Last Stand — Brexit
I've a new private blog post up on my Patreon for subscribers detailing the effects the latest twists and turns of Brexit on markets like the U.S. Treasury and Gold markets and how I think they will turn. As always, the Market Reports happen twice weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays to help make sense of … Continue reading Private Blog: How the Market is Preparing for Brexit
During most of the RussiaGate investigation against Donald Trump I kept saying that all roads lead to Hillary Clinton. Anyone with three working brain cells knew this, including 'Miss' Maddow, whose tears of disappointment are particularly delicious. Robert Mueller's investigation was designed from the beginning to create something out of nothing. It did this admirably. … Continue reading With RussiaGate Over Where’s Hillary?
Governments have lost control of the narrative that they are in control of events. Everyday I wake up to another instance of outrageous censorship from some 'social media' company blocking or banning someone for no apparent reason. The latest outrage is Twitter banning the account of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange's mother, Christine. Australian and New … Continue reading Censorship Tightens As Governments Lose Control
Iran has successfully navigated the first phase of its resistance to U.S. sanctions pressure. The U.S. State Department has admitted it's goal of reducing Iran's oil exports to zero is not feasible. The goal now is a 25% drop to 800,000 barrel per day. And that is no joke. It's a big drop from where … Continue reading Moving Forward, Iran Outflanks the U.S. in Iraq and Beyond
The Nordstream 2 pipeline represents the last stand of U.S. influence over the internal affairs of Europe. Once finished it will stand as a testament to the fundamental split between the European Union and the United States. Europe will see this as its first successful defense of its newly-declared independence. And the U.S. will have … Continue reading Time Runs Out on U.S. Opposition to Nordstream 2
Next week's visit to Italy by Chinese Premier Xi Jinping has nearly everyone jittery. The recent announcement by Five Star Movement Leader Luigi Di Maio that his country is prepared to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with China to be a part of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative has set off a firestorm of … Continue reading Italy Courting China is a Masterstroke of Chaos
After a lot of drama, British Prime Minister Theresa May came back from Brussels with a breakthrough on Brexit. Only it wasn't. While the changes to the protocol that governs the implementation of the Irish Backstop are an improvement they are far fro enough to allay the rightful fears of Brexiteers and the Northern Irish. … Continue reading Blackmail, Balderdash and the Brexit that Wasn’t