Month: January 2019

zerohedge January 6, 2019

With the end of 2018 marking the 40th anniversary of China opening up & reforming (and with an increasingly loud group of market participants questioning the foundations of China’s economic miracle – and more importantly, it’s future), Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio believes now is a good time to reflect on China’s last 40 years. “Since […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

Op-Ed by Larry O’Connor via the Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: It’s been over a year since the highly damaging text messages between FBI agent Peter Strzok and his paramour, FBI lawyer Lisa Page, were revealed to the American public. The correspondence showed two senior Justice Department officials engaged in the most petty, vitriolic political diatribes while […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

Forget Vladimir Putin and hi-tech microwave weapons, the mystery behind US Embassy workers in Havana suffering from “sonic attacks” has apparently been solved. The culprit of the mystery ailments which include damaged hearing, vision, cognition, balance and sleep? According to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, the mysterious noise heard by dozens of embassy workers […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

Authored by Caitlin Johnsone via Medium.com Well, like it or not the dust has barely settled from the November midterms and the 2020 presidential race is already underway. Campaigns are being launched, names are being floated, “Gosh look what an ordinary person I am!” videos are being live streamed from politicians’ kitchens, and we are […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

On Sunday Iran’s top naval commander announced future joint military exercise in the Caspian Sea with Russia which will include rescue and anti-piracy drills to happen at an unspecified date, according to Reuters.  The semi-official Mehr news agency quoted Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi as saying, “Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

Over the last four decades, United Van Lines has published its National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration trends over the past year, revealed a mass exodus of residents from New Jersey than any other state in 2018. Last year, New Jersey displaced Illinois to take the top spot on the list of most-moved from states. According to the study, 66.8% of New Jersey’s […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

While Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency focused on the number of people who want to get into the U.S., since he took office, record numbers of Americans have wanted to get out according to a recent Gallup poll. Though relatively average by global standards, the 16% of Americans overall who said in […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

For several decades, small arms advocates have urged the Pentagon for a replacement to the standard M16/M4 service weapon and the squad level light machine gun carried by most soldiers, Marines and special forces. Now, prototypes of these new super weapons are expected to be on the firing line in summer 2019. Multiple Armed Forces intend on fielding the Next Generation Squad […]

zerohedge January 6, 2019

The White House-appointed Syria and anti-ISIL coalition envoy James Jeffrey has asked Syrian Kurdish leaders backed by the United States to hold off on making any deals with President Bashar al-Assad’s government while the Trump administration tries to develop its strategy. As we predicted the longer it takes to withdraw troops, the more time the blob […]