The fog of war and geopolitics makes initial responses to the attack on Russian and Syrian forces recently difficult to assess. Russian President Vladimir Putin's response seemed timid and was at odds with statements from his Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and more recent statements from Russia's Foreign Ministry. Putin backed off on explicitly blaming Israel … Continue reading Decoding Putin’s Response to Attack in Syria
There is nothing more frustrating in American politics than discussing Israel. Nothing. It is difficult to maintain a balanced view of the situation when many people are ready to lynch you for putting a word wrong in relation to 'our greatest ally.' And like many of the real issues underlying the Culture War between the … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Turkey Flips to BRICS while Assad Just Flips off Bibi
Donald Trump has betrayed his base completely. Yesterday's shameful countenance of the massacre of lightly-armed Arabs was the breaking point. Viewed dispassionately, yesterday's confrontation was between those of the jailer and the jailed. The result was predictable and horrific. But, putting that aside for a moment, let's look at the current situation. Trump's reasons for … Continue reading Trump Should be Thanking Iran Not Israel
Today I go into further detail on why i think Donald Trump's decision to leave the Iran Nuclear Deal (JCPOA) is the likely spark that finally ignites the global sovereign debt crisis. Across markets we are seeing technical breakouts or breakdowns as the U.S. dollar climbs off its near-term bottom and begins making a sharp … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Did Trump Just Set Off the Global Debt Crisis?
At least it is confirmed for us. Donald Trump wants regime change in Iran. His cancellation of the JCPOA was a decision born of his myopia. He has surrounded himself with people who reinforce his view and manipulate him via his vanity. And the price of implementing his current plan will be a global debt … Continue reading Will Trump Torch the Global Economy on the Bonfire of his Vanity?
“We will pay the price, but we will not count the cost.” – Rush, “Bravado” Donald Trump is set to kill the JCPOA or Iran Nuclear Deal and spark a major reset of foreign relations. Is this a mistake or the right course of action? That depends on your perspective. It depends on whether you … Continue reading Will Trump Pay the Price for What He Wants from Iran?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just wasted 30 minutes telling the world what we already knew about Iran's quest for a nuclear weapon. And that this justifies every action they and the U.S. takes in their quest to stop this from occurring. The narrative has been spun up today is that time has run out for … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Israel Amps Up the Anti-Iran Rhetoric, Saudis Go Full Disinformation
The arrogance and stupidity of Lil' Miss AIPAC herself, UN Embarrassment Nikki Haley, got slapped down for trying again to control the narrative coming out of the Trump Administration. It's obvious that she is a loose cannon who every day outs herself as an agent of a foreign power rather than doing the bidding of … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Lil’ Miss AIPAC Thinks She’s Running the Country