zerohedge April 18, 2018

Confirming our report from Friday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis favored a more cautious approach to the Syria situation but was overruled by President Trump as well as other notable neocons interested in an immediate strike – including brand new National Security Advisor John Bolton, administration officials told the New York Times. Mr. Mattis pushed to […]

klee24.de April 18, 2018

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was placed on a fast-track through the U.S. Senate on Monday, allowing it to skip the typical committee hurdles that newly-announced bills ordinarily face. Truth in Media reported last month that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had introduced the bill along with bipartisan cosponsors Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron […]

zerohedge April 18, 2018

Submitted by Ronan Manly of Bullionstar On 29 January 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement together with the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice and the FBI announced criminal and civil enforcement actions against 3 global investment banks and 5 traders for involvement in trade spoofing in precious metals futures […]

zerohedge April 18, 2018

Update: There was some confusion earlier this evening over whether President Trump had met directly with Kim Jong Un. The White House clarified he hadn’t, but it turns out that at least one member of his administration has. The Washington Post reports that it was in fact CIA Director Mike Pompeo that made a top-secret visit to North […]

zerohedge April 18, 2018

One week ago, when the Trump administration unveiled the most draconian Russian sanctions yet which among others targeted Putin-ally Oleg Deripaska and the Russian oligarch’s aluminum giant, Rusal, we said that aluminum prices are going higher, much higher, for one reason: excluding China’s zombie producers, Rusal is the world’s largest producer of aluminum. Well, prices […]

klee24.de April 17, 2018

The U.S. seems to be stuck on repeat. Our government and our media have been peddling lies to justify war, from WMDs in Iraq to humanitarian intervention in Libya. The latest? A U.S.-led missile strike on Syria for the alleged use chemical weapons on civilians. This, just a week after President Trump said we were […]

zerohedge April 17, 2018

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, “Don’t think you can escape the Fourth Turning the way you might today distance yourself from news, national politics, or even taxes you don’t feel like paying. History warns that a Crisis will reshape the basic social and economic environment that you now take for granted. […]