Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

“I never pay for the same real estate twice.” -- Patton Political chaos hit a peak this week with the coordinated banning of Alex Jones from polite social media society and the collapse of the Turkish Lira into the weekend. How could Alex Jones and Turkey’s currency collapse be related? They both reveal the desperate … Continue reading Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions

In real estate everything comes down to location, location and location.  In geopolitics, everything comes down to leverage, leverage, and more leverage. The U.S. has financial leverage over much of the world through the use of economic sanctions.  And with each passing day the evil of The Magnitsky Act and its progeny shows itself upon … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions

Lira Collapse To Jump the Mediterranean

The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15.  This one has contagion risk. Back then no one was worried about the fall of the ruble having spillover effect.  If Sberbank failed, it wouldn't jump to Europe.  Then again, there was little worry about that since the Russians had more … Continue reading Lira Collapse To Jump the Mediterranean

No Peace in Strengthening Iran Sanctions

President Trump is out of options.  So are his main vectors of information, the Israeli Firsters in his cabinet and family.  Israel, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have lost the Syrian War and the ramifications of that are immense. Because by losing this war the U.S. has been revealed as a paper tiger incapable of … Continue reading No Peace in Strengthening Iran Sanctions

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Browder, China and Why Lindsay Graham Has Already Outed Himself

There comes a point sometimes when you reach the limit of exasperation.  In this very NSFW edition of the Gold Goats 'n Guns Hour, I channel my inner Kevin Smith to simply go off on the entire L'affair Browder and the latest moves by the who I'm calling the "Magnitsky Trio" to block President Trump … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Browder, China and Why Lindsay Graham Has Already Outed Himself