Governments have lost control of the narrative that they are in control of events. Everyday I wake up to another instance of outrageous censorship from some 'social media' company blocking or banning someone for no apparent reason. The latest outrage is Twitter banning the account of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange's mother, Christine. Australian and New … Continue reading Censorship Tightens As Governments Lose Control
John Bolton never met a war he didn't like, except Vietnam. That would be the one he refused to fight in. Today he is calling up every marker he has to create the narrative for a legal justification for an attack on Iran that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spilled the beans on just before … Continue reading The Ramp Up to War on Iran is Here
I have to hand out sincere kudos to Tucker Carlson. His opening salvo for 2019 was one for the ages. It was a broad-ranging, fifteen-minute rhetorical tour de force. Tying together Mitt Romney's vulture capitalism, unchecked immigration, political corruption and the destruction of the middle class family, Carlson laid out a story that if everyone … Continue reading Tucker Carlson and the Plight of the Yellow Vests
Recently I sat down for a long chat with Joanne Leon at the Around the Empire podcast to explain in detail the circumstances surrounding the spat between the U.S. and Turkey. Listen to the whole hour-plus interview here. For those of you not up on the ins and outs of currency trading we purposefully took … Continue reading Interview: Around the Empire Podcast – Turkey and the Realignment
In the past couple of days I've done a bunch of talks around the horn. From last friday's appearance on Fault Lines with Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon to today's appearance on Radio Sputnik. https://soundcloud.com/radiosputnik/erdogan-has-leverage-because-everyone-is-going-to-take-the-pain-here-expert https://youtu.be/oJX4zgvzKL8?t=20m19s
It's a quick 20 minutes going over the ways in which social media companies, in particular, Facebook use their immense market power to first bring everyone onto the network and then stifle debate and create a non-neutral environment where moral preening and virtue-signaling poisons the most important relationships you had previously to joining the network … Continue reading Interview – Fault Lines on the Limits of Facebook’s Reach
Sam Francis coined the term "Anarcho-tyranny" to describe the state the U.S. and Europe have descended into. In short, it is where the state works to protect its own and those that control it while bringing the full weight of it down on those that are supposed to be served by it. Anarchy for those … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Strzok, Rosenstein and the Rise of Anarcho-Tyranny
All of the little announcements coming from around the world, especially from Syria, leads me to the overwhelming conclusion that President Trump has finally won some major battles within his White House to begin reshaping U.S. foreign policy. This will take on even greater significance over the next ten days as the NATO Summit and … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live – Trump and Putin Building the Grand Bargain in the Middle East?