zerohedge October 23, 2018

Aside from Saudi Arabia, the other long forgotten about Middle East autocratic ally of the United States known for arresting journalists, authors and activists is President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s Egypt.  On Sunday Reuters reported that police arrested author Abdul Khalik Farouk for a writing book criticizing the government’s handling of the economy. Egyptian authorities further seized copies of […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

Authored by Tom Luongo, “Here’s where we hold ’em by the nose, and kick ’em in the ass”— Patton If you ever want to know who’s losing an argument simply look at who’s doing the most threatening.  Not who’s shouting the loudest or who’s the angriest, but who is threatening. Those who threaten are doing […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

Authored by Denis MacEoin via The Gatestone Institute, Read Part 1 here… Men, after a certain age — as nature seems to have intended to preserve the human race — are often sexually attracted to women. Women, similarly, are often sexually attracted to men, even if many cultures try to keep that proclivity a closely-guarded […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

The human augmentation market could increase tenfold, to $2.3 billion, in seven years. Biohacking advocates say 100,000 people around the world have already been transformed into human cyborgs, which means they have microchip implants in their bodies to open doors, store passwords, hold personal data, and or even for simulation sex.  Patrick Kramer, the chief executive officer […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, Yesterday the news broke that Swamp Monster-In-Chief John Bolton has been pushing President Trump to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the 1988 arms control agreement between the US and the Soviet Union eliminating all missiles of a specified range from the arsenals of the two nuclear superpowers. Today, Trump has […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

The Trump bump has faded, and the real estate market is expected to soften into 2019.  The annual growth in national home improvement and repair spending by Americans is expected to slow in 2019, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released Thursday by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

Via InternationalMan.com, Joel Bowman: G’day, Doug. Where in the world are you these days? Doug Casey: I’ve crossed the Plate River from Buenos Aires, and am now in the backward, but pleasant, little socialist country of Uruguay. JB: Last time we spoke, you were warning readers about how “The West” is dangerously embracing the very same ideas that […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

The number of homeless students in New York City reached an all-time high for the school year that ended in June, according to a new study.  The surge in homeless children occurred in a period where the Trump administration has proclaimed today to be the “greatest economy ever.”  Data from the New York State Techincal and Education Assistance […]

zerohedge October 23, 2018

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Humiliation and fear of a catastrophic decline in status foment mutiny and rebellion. I recently finished The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, a painstakingly researched history of the mutiny, but with a focus on how the story was shaped by influential families after […]

zerohedge October 22, 2018

Prior to Monday, official leaks to Western and Turkish media regarding the ongoing investigation into the murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi have only obliquely placed the blame on the Crown Prince and other senior Saudi officials, as President Erdogan has erred on the side of diplomacy – though that could all change tomorrow, […]