I did a two segment stint on Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon's excellent show Fault Lines yesterday. We discussed a whole range of things which needed more than 20 minutes to cover including Why Angela Merkel will not likely survive her current problems... Why Gold Goats 'n Guns ...? Why an investment newsletter? ...And the … Continue reading Interview: Fault Lines on Sputnik – Merkel’s Migration Crisis and Why Gold Goats ‘n Guns
It looks like we are entering the end of Merkel-ism in Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is approaching her final days in that position. Be it next week or the end of this year, we are looking at unprecedented change in European politics thanks to Merkel's insistence on taking in millions of Syrian and North … Continue reading Merkel’s Troubles Began in Syria and End in Italy
Watching the slow-motion destruction of Angela Merkel's political career is something I've looked forward to for a long time. It may finally be here, but her opponents have to move carefully and make all the right moves otherwise Merkel will slither out of her predicament stronger than ever. That said, President Trump's full-court press for … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Germany’s Unrest and Trump’s Aluminum Gambit
The big news of the week is that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the toughest challenge to her long political career from within her own Union party coalition over immigration. My latest article at Strategic Culture talks about why this issue is so divisive and why it has a real chance to topple Merkel's … Continue reading Crossing the 16% Chasm is AfD’s Goal in Merkel Fight
I have a new Private Blog post up for my subscribers on Patreon discussing the ramifications how Friday's close in Gold and Silver interacts with news about Angela Merkel's potential boot from power in Germany. If you’d like to subscribe to the Private blog head over to my Patreon to sign up for it and the Gold Goats ‘n Guns … Continue reading Private Blog: Father’s Day and the Dollar Trap
The reports out of Germany point to Chancellor Angela Merkel fighting an internal revolt within her own party from CSU Leader Horst Seehofer. This challenge could topple Merkel's fragile coalition which will, in turn, have serious knock-on effects around the European Union. Trump's pressure campaign along with the shifting tide against Merkel doing Soros's bidding … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Is the End of Merkel Nigh?
I have to say that as much as I don't like the direction Trump's foreign policy has gone, there are still plenty of moments of unbridled joy in watching the man work a crowd. His suggestion of allowing Russia back into the G-7 is one of those moments. Trump has a nearly preternatural way of … Continue reading G-6? 7? 8? How About the Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight?
The latest twist of the Nordstream 2 Saga is the U.S. is now threatening to sanction the European companies acting as Gazprom's financier's for the pipeline. This threat has been there since President Trump signed sanctions bill spearheaded by a dying John McCain last summer. But, don't let appearances fool you. Trump wasn't reluctant about … Continue reading Nordstream 2 Reveals the Extent of U.S. Weakness