May Forces Brexit Betrayal to its Crisis Point

The only words that were left out of Theresa May's announcement of achieving Cabinet approval over her Brexit deal were Mission Accomplished. Theresa May was put in charge of the U.K. to betray Brexit from the beginning.  She always represented the interests of the European Union and those in British Parliament that backed remaining in the … Continue reading May Forces Brexit Betrayal to its Crisis Point

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Invasion

Immigration is a tricky subject for a lot of libertarians.  If there is one issue that has caused more fights in libertarian circles it is the question of restricting a person's right to movement. But in a world of private property where does that right end?  We know where it is in a world of … Continue reading Mo’ Money, Mo’ Invasion

Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Today's market report focuses on the effects of the loss of political power for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Her deposition as the head of the German state, and thus also the EU, will be a major event that will likely be the catalyst for capital flight out of Europe and into the U.S. The signs … Continue reading Private Blog — A Scary Halloween for Mutti?

Lame Duck Merkel Has Her Legacy on Her Mind

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stepped down as the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, the party she has led for nearly two decades.  Yesterday's election in Hesse, normally a CDU/SPD stronghold was abysmal for them. She had to do something to quell the revolt brewing against her. Merkel knew going in what the polls … Continue reading Lame Duck Merkel Has Her Legacy on Her Mind

Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

During the years the U.S. and its satraps in Poland and the Baltics fought the Nordstream 2 pipeline it was always apparent Germany was in the driver's seat.  It was also apparent that this would be the wedge issue that would ultimately force Germany to pursue independent policy from the U.S. Nordstream 2 is and … Continue reading Germany Admits it Needs More from Russia than Nordstream 2

By Going Nuclear the EU Has Already Lost Its Battle with Italy

"Here's where we hold 'em by the nose, and kick 'em in the ass" — Patton If you ever want to know who’s losing an argument simply look at who’s doing the most threatening.  Not who’s shouting the loudest or who’s the angriest, but who is threatening. Those who threaten are doing so because they … Continue reading By Going Nuclear the EU Has Already Lost Its Battle with Italy

Has China Finally Lifted its Thumb off of Gold?

There's a lot of talk about the Yuan price of gold falling out of a price suppression channel.  Both Zerohedge and Nomura have weighed in on this. The Yuan price of gold surged overnight to above CNY 8500 per ounce which is a major breakdown.  But it's also indicative of something that has long been … Continue reading Has China Finally Lifted its Thumb off of Gold?

Salvini Stoking Italian Risk on Eve of Bavarian Elections

So, let's talk Germany v. Italy in a no-holds barred, tag-team grudge match for control over the future of the European Union. Because, make no mistake, that is exactly what is on the table when we analyze what is happening in the EU.  Man of Many Hats, Matteo Salvini, is in the driver's seat pushing … Continue reading Salvini Stoking Italian Risk on Eve of Bavarian Elections