Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

“I never pay for the same real estate twice.” -- Patton Political chaos hit a peak this week with the coordinated banning of Alex Jones from polite social media society and the collapse of the Turkish Lira into the weekend. How could Alex Jones and Turkey’s currency collapse be related? They both reveal the desperate … Continue reading Inviting Chaos and Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones and Erdogan

Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions

In real estate everything comes down to location, location and location.  In geopolitics, everything comes down to leverage, leverage, and more leverage. The U.S. has financial leverage over much of the world through the use of economic sanctions.  And with each passing day the evil of The Magnitsky Act and its progeny shows itself upon … Continue reading Gold Goats ‘n Guns Live — Sanctions, Sanctions, Sanctions

Lira Collapse To Jump the Mediterranean

The Turkish Lira crisis is fundamentally different than the Russian Ruble crisis of 2014/15.  This one has contagion risk. Back then no one was worried about the fall of the ruble having spillover effect.  If Sberbank failed, it wouldn't jump to Europe.  Then again, there was little worry about that since the Russians had more … Continue reading Lira Collapse To Jump the Mediterranean

No Peace in Strengthening Iran Sanctions

President Trump is out of options.  So are his main vectors of information, the Israeli Firsters in his cabinet and family.  Israel, the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have lost the Syrian War and the ramifications of that are immense. Because by losing this war the U.S. has been revealed as a paper tiger incapable of … Continue reading No Peace in Strengthening Iran Sanctions

The Curious Case of Bill Browder

"Deserve's got nuthin' to do with it." — William Munny, Unforgiven A couple of weeks ago I told you the first U.S. Civil War was here. What I didn’t tell you was the face of that Civil War is Bill Browder. Browder was responsible for The Magnitsky Act. It handed our government insane sanctions powers on individuals and … Continue reading The Curious Case of Bill Browder

The Short News – Browder, Graham and 6 Minutes of Memes

Having been cross-streaming on YouTube and Periscope now for a few months, I'm getting a better sense of what is and is not driving traffic to it; demographics and the like. And it's obvious to me that it is time to shake things up a bit.  So, I'm starting something I'm calling "The Short News." … Continue reading The Short News – Browder, Graham and 6 Minutes of Memes

The “Magnitsky Trio” Pushes For War With Russia with New Sanctions

If half of what I have come to understand about the Curious Case of Bill Browder is true, then the "Magnitsky Trio" of Senators John McCain, Lindsay Graham and Ben Cardin are guilty of espionage, at a minimum. Why?  Because they know that Browder's story about Sergei Magnitsky is a lie.  And that means that … Continue reading The “Magnitsky Trio” Pushes For War With Russia with New Sanctions

Turkey is Getting off the U.S. Reservation

This year's BRICS Summit was a big show.  No question.  The main event was provided by Turkish President cum Dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan wants to a a "T" to the acronym, making them the BRICTS. Erdogan also made it very clear Turkey's shift away from the West will proceed faster if the bullying and … Continue reading Turkey is Getting off the U.S. Reservation