Private Blog — Spain’s Political Stink Bomb

I have a new Private Blog post up on Patreon discussing why Spain is back on the menu as a new Euroskeptic party, Vox, is rising quickly in the polls. They could have an effect on any new elections coming down the pike, which no one in the establishment wants to talk about. To sign … Continue reading Private Blog — Spain’s Political Stink Bomb

Russia’s Exports Continue to Defy Sanctions

Russia is winning its war of attrition against aggressive U.S. sanctions policy. Diplomatically, Russia is winning on all fronts, finding positive solutions through its abundant energy reserves to open gaps in relationships hat have been frozen in geopolitical amber for two generations. The latest balance of trade data from Rosstat tells the tale. Russia continues … Continue reading Russia’s Exports Continue to Defy Sanctions

Energy Dominance Isn’t Just a Trump Obsession

Energy Dominance should be the catchphrase of the day. It's on the minds of every political figure, and the focus of every economy. This is especially true of those vulnerable to a change in the status quo, namely Saudi Arabia. While some continue to believe the gyrations of the oil market over the past few … Continue reading Energy Dominance Isn’t Just a Trump Obsession

Brexit Iceberg, Dead Ahead

This is the attitude of those opposed to it. Any real separation of the U.K. from the European Union would result in a catastrophe which knows no bounds. They have ratcheted up Project Fear to the point now of saying there will be food shortages and permanent supply problems for fresh fruit if a hard … Continue reading Brexit Iceberg, Dead Ahead

Trump Betrays MAGA Over Venezuela

The U.S. backed a coup in Venezuela that has failed. And President Trump was the architect of it. This is a farce surrounding an intrigue contained within a tragedy. What has happened in Venezuela is tragic. Nicolas Maduro is a comical figure straight out of central casting for a South American leader of a junta. … Continue reading Trump Betrays MAGA Over Venezuela

Panic Time For Remainers Over Brexit

The more I follow the details of the Brexit story the more I sense complete panic from the camp that wants to Remain in the European Union. Next week's vote for Prime Minister Theresa May's 'Plan B' deal will see a series of amendments voted on to tie the her hands between now and March … Continue reading Panic Time For Remainers Over Brexit

Private Blog: Hero, Villain, Victim

I have a new Market Report up on Patreon for those subscribed. We talk about how Nancy Pelosi's slide into madness will be her undoing and why Theresa May may just wind up being the Hero of Brexit. The Private Blog is for Patrons at the $4/month or higher pledge level. Sign up with Patreon … Continue reading Private Blog: Hero, Villain, Victim

5G, Huawei and Us — The U.S. Hates Competition

While no one, including me, doubts that the intensity of corporate espionage that goes on in the tech industry the latest news in the Trump Administration's assault on Chinese telecom giant Huawai should dispel any doubts as to what the real issue is. The Trump administration is preparing an executive order that could significantly restrict … Continue reading 5G, Huawei and Us — The U.S. Hates Competition