Farage and the Charge of the Brexit Brigade

Nigel Farage will be prime minister of England one day. Note I didn't say the United Kingdom. There are real secessionist movements which the next phase of his quest for Brexit which will likely tear the U.K. apart. But that's the future. The present is, however, even more interesting than that. Farage has rightly navigated … Continue reading Farage and the Charge of the Brexit Brigade

Interview: Divergent Point Podcast

Earlier this week I sat down with Marc over at Divergent Point podcast to discuss all manner of good stuff from Brexit to the Culture and all points in between. It was a great time talking directly with a Briton who has watched the slow-motion betrayal of Theresa May over Brexit with horror. And it … Continue reading Interview: Divergent Point Podcast

Notre Dame: Symbol of a Failing Culture

Like many I was horrified on so many levels by the news of the fire which engulfed the iconic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. The thing that makes me truly sad is that my first reaction to the news wasn't basic human safety concerns. My first reaction was to jump to the political ramifications and … Continue reading Notre Dame: Symbol of a Failing Culture

Psy-Op of the Day: North Korea and Bitcoin

So the latest threat to global security we're supposed to believe is cybercrime from North Korea involving Bitcoin. There is a new report from the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) called Closing the Crypto Gap: Guidance for Countering North Korean Cryptocurrency Activity in Southeast Asia. It's important stuff apparently. Because … Continue reading Psy-Op of the Day: North Korea and Bitcoin

Assange Arrested, Brexit Squashed — Just Another Day in the Empire

And down goes Julian Assange, right beside Brexit. If there was ever any doubt that The Powers That Be are unrelenting in their cruelty just look at the 24 hours starting on Wednesday. First Theresa "The Snake Oil Lady" May kicks 17.4 million voters into the weeds. And then she oversees the arrest and judging … Continue reading Assange Arrested, Brexit Squashed — Just Another Day in the Empire

April 2019 Issue Gold Goats ‘n Guns : It’s the Stupid Dollar!

“Well, we're in it now. (sigh)”John Sheridan on declaring independence-- Babylon 5 (Subscribe to the newsletter here)The mad scramble for dollars is here.  It started with the Fed and the ECB declaring they had no faith in the Great Reflation of 2018 that prompted them to try and end their insane monetary experiments.It didn't take … Continue reading April 2019 Issue Gold Goats ‘n Guns : It’s the Stupid Dollar!

Is Bitcoin Responding to Brexit?

"Brace Yourself Arthur as Corporate America tries to sell us its wretched things!" (Turns on TV) -- The Tick Bitcoin has been on fire since April began. It's been an impressive move so far. And no one has a good reason why. So I'm asking a simple question. Is Bitcoin's rally part of the post-Fed … Continue reading Is Bitcoin Responding to Brexit?

Germany: Dead Economy Walking

Germany is the key to the EU economy. This is not news. What is news is that Germany's economy is in the toilet. Not slowing down.... not hitting some bumps. The Germans are industrial and exporting powerhouses. And the trends for those two things have been in decline for over a year. Balance of trade … Continue reading Germany: Dead Economy Walking