UK PM May Faces Parliament Revolt, Plot to Oust Her

UK PM May Faces Parliament Revolt, Plot to Oust Her

FLASH: Theresa May summons Brexiteers to ward off coup. UK Prime Minister Theresa May was holding crisis talks with colleagues on Sunday working to revive her 2X Brexit deal after reports that her Cabinet was plotting to topple her. The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was already slipping from Mrs. May’s weakened grasp […]

Mueller Report: “No Collusion”, MSM in Flames

Mueller Report: “No Collusion”, MSM in Flames

Sunday, USAG Bill Barr released a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on alleged collusion between the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government. The long and the short of it: there was none. Here’s the full text of Barr’s letter (via Legal Insurrection). At the Bottom line: “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that […]

Islamic State “Caliphate” Defeated

Islamic State “Caliphate” Defeated

NEWS ALERT: President Trump declares victory over the Islamic State  US-backed forces proclaimed the capture of Islamic State’s (IS) last territory in Syria Saturday, eliminating its rule over a self-proclaimed “caliphate.” But, the jihadists remain a threat from sleeper cells around the world. An offshoot of al Qaeda, IS took large regions of Iraq and […]

Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Campaign Broke Federal Laws

Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Campaign Broke Federal Laws

FLASH: Bern’s 2016 Presidential campaign violated FEC laws, no Bern is about to Feel the Burn! A political watchdog group has accused Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and his 2016 presidential election campaign of breaking federal election laws by allowing 3 foreign nationals to work on the campaign in decision-making positions. The Coolidge Reagan Foundation, a […]

Mueller Report: No New Indictments and No Collusion, Conservative Americans Cheer!

Mueller Report: No New Indictments and No Collusion, Conservative Americans Cheer!

FLASH: The Trump ‘Witch Hunt’ is over, Congressional Dems up in arms, begging the Question: What do they not get about its Over? Special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his final report to US Attorney General William Barr, which has many on the right coming to the President’s defense and blasting the report as a waste […]

Update: BREXIT in ‘Tatters’, PM May’s Ministers Moving to Oust Her

Update: BREXIT in ‘Tatters’, PM May’s Ministers  Moving to Oust Her

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Top ministers are moving to oust her within, as her BREXIT strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union. Anti-BREXIT demonstrators marched into central London by the hundreds of thousands Saturday, demanding that Britain’s Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

Saturday, some yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas after a peaceful march through Paris, as tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the rioting that devastated the capital a week ago. The 4-month-old movement drew bigger crowds Saturday than in recent weeks, even though last weekend’s violence hurt […]

Mueller Report Done and Delivered to USAG Barr

Mueller Report Done and Delivered to USAG Barr

FLASH: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has handed in his report on on the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 Presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by President Trump. No further incitements coming. SC Mueller submitted the report to US Attorney General William Barr, the Top US law enforcement official. The report was not immediately […]

Bernie Sanders is endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America

Bernie Sanders is endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America

FLASH: Joe Biden Makes Deal With Terry McAuliffe on Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke to Stop Bernie Sanders The Democratic Socialists of America is officially supporting Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), for President. The group, which says it is the “largest and fastest growing socialist organization in the US,” made the announcement in a Tweet late Thursday night. […]

Update: US Withdrawing Earlier NKorea-Related Sanctions

Update: US Withdrawing Earlier NKorea-Related Sanctions

President Trump Friday did not yet reverse NKorea-related sanctions on 2 Chinese shipping companies, a Trump Administration source familiar with the matter said. The source was responding to queries about a tweet sent by Trump earlier in the day that said he had ordered the withdrawal of sanctions announced by the Treasury Department, a statement […]

AOC Constituents Have Unfavorable View of Her

AOC Constituents Have Unfavorable View of Her

FLASH: The public’s view of Ms. Ocasio-Cortez continues to grow more negative by the day Despite the perceived rising stock of freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 29 anni, (D-NY), a new poll found that the majority of likely voters in her district do not hold a favorable view of her. The results of the poll conducted […]

“Congressional Inaction Causing Immigration Meltdown”

“Congressional Inaction Causing Immigration Meltdown”

FLASH: President Trump took an oath to preserve and protect our country, he takes that oath seriously. Not only is there a national emergency on the border, but there is one in Congress, too, for their inaction on immigration reform, according America First Policies Vice Chair Kimberly Guilfoyle. “Congress tried to veto reality,” Ms. Guilfoyle […]

AOC’s Green New Deal Too Extreme

AOC’s Green New Deal Too Extreme

$SPWR FLASH: Do not expect the renewable energy firms to endorse AOC socialist Green New Deal US solar and wind power companies may have the most to gain from the Green New Deal, an ambitious proposal backed by several Democratic Presidential candidates to end U.S. fossil fuel consumption within a decade. But do not expect […]

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

FLASH: Following the lead of US President Donald Trump, Forum for Democracy leader Thierry Baudet opposes immigration and emphasizes “Dutch First” cultural and economic themes. The Dutch government has lose its majority in the Senate after provincial elections Wednesday, according to exit polls, as voters flocked to a new populist party 2 days after a […]

Ukraine 2016 Election Meddling to Aid Hillary Clinton

Ukraine 2016 Election Meddling to Aid Hillary Clinton

FLASH: Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced he has opened a probe into alleged efforts by a Ukrainian to interfere with the 2016 Presidential elections on behalf of Hillary Clinton. “Today we will launch a criminal investigation about this and we will give legal assessment of this information,” he declared The investigation centers on a […]

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

FLASH: BREXIT Agreement Negotiated by EU and U.K. Government Won’t be Reopened, EU Chief Tusk Says JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said UK PM Theresa May’s request to the European Union for a 3-month extension of the BREXIT deadline will not remove uncertainty associated with the impasse and raises the odds of a […]

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump said Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election and any possible links to the Trump campaign. “Let it come out,” President Trump told reporters at the White House […]

BREXIT Delay Ahead

BREXIT Delay Ahead

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the EU to delay BREXIT by at least 3 months after her plan to hold a 3rd vote on the divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of Parliament. Nearly 3 years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the EU, its departure […]

President Trump Prevails in Supreme Court on Hard-line Immigration Issue

President Trump Prevails in Supreme Court on Hard-line Immigration Issue

Tuesday, the Supreme Court endorsed the US government’s authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime, potentially even years after they have completed prison terms for criminal convictions, handing President Trump a victory as he pursues hard-line immigration policies. The court ruled 5-4 along ideological lines, with its conservative justices in the majority and its liberal […]

Building ‘The Wall’

Building ‘The Wall’

Monday, acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan said he had provided Congress with a list of projects from the military construction budget that could be cut back in order to help pay for a Wall on the border with Mexico. Last month President Trump declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall […]

Majority See Mueller Probe as a ‘Witch Hunt’

Majority See Mueller Probe as a ‘Witch Hunt’

Over a 50% of American voters agree with President Trump’s long-shared condemnation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation as a political witch hunt, according to the latest USA Today/Suffolk University Poll on Monday. A total of 503 registered voters among 1,000 polled (50.3%) replied “Yes” to the survey question: “President Trump has called the special counsel’s investigation a […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

FLASH: Democrats have connected legalized marijuana to social justice to pull in Millennial and African-American voters. Can you imagine having a conversation with someone who is ‘stoned’? “A Democrat who is not on board with legalization or addressing it in terms of repairing harms brought by prohibition for decades is going to have a tough […]

Reuters Uncovered Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s Hacking Past

Reuters Uncovered Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke’s Hacking Past

FLASH: Hacking, “the beginning of a life of crime” Friday, Reuters reporter Joseph Menn revealed that Democratic Presidential candidate Robert ‘Beto’ O’Rourke belonged to 1 of the best-known groups of computer hackers as a teenager. Within minus, his special report was the most popular story on Reuters.com here and was picked up by other news […]

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

FLASH: UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes of getting a BREXIT deal through Parliament were given a boost Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move toward backing her deal. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which has 10 lawmakers in Parliament, is close to changing its position for […]

China’s President Xi is ‘Afraid’ President Trump Will Walk Away if Trade Deal Not Right

China’s President Xi is ‘Afraid’ President Trump Will Walk Away if Trade Deal Not Right

FLASH: “We will make a great or not at all.” President Trump’s chief economic adviser says China’s President Xi is “afraid” to sit down with until their countries finalize a trade deal. Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, says President Xi Jinping wants everything agreed to before meeting with President Trump […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and other objects at officers, and started pounding on the windows of a police van. Riot police then retreated, as did a water cannon, with […]

New Zealand Shooter was a Left Wing Fascist

New Zealand Shooter was a Left Wing Fascist

Brenton Tarrant, the man who murdered 49 innocent people in Christchurch New Zealand was not a Right-Wing Conservative White Supremacists, he was in fact a Trump Hating Left Wing Fascist Pro-Union Environmentalist. That’s not an opinion it is the fact as stated in his rambling Manifesto, a document that shows he was poorly educated and […]

49 Dead: Day of Terror in New Zealand

49 Dead: Day of Terror in New Zealand

A terrorist attack in New Zealand’s Christchurch has left 49 people dead and at least 48 wounded. The attacks occurred at two locations: Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque, which are approximately three miles apart. According to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 41 people have been killed at Al Noor and another 7 perished at Linwood […]

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

FLASH: UK Parliament voted Thursday to seek a delay of the country’s departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29. With Brexit due in 15 days and no divorce deal yet approved, the House of Commons voted 412-202 to ask the […]

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

FLASH: President Trump says his administration “looks forward to negotiating a large scale Trade Deal with the United Kingdom” as the country continues to try to hash out its departure from the European Union. Thursday, President Trump said that he is “surprised at how badly” negotiations have gone between the United Kingdom and the European […]

China-US trade talks prompt improved exporter sentiment

China-US trade talks prompt improved exporter sentiment

The HKTDC Export Index 1Q19, for the first quarter of 2019, rebounded four points from the previous quarter to 39.2, indicating that confidence among exporters is growing across all sectors and markets. “Progress in the trade talks between Mainland China and the United States has led to an improved sentiment. However, it is still expected […]

Shayne Heffernan Still Bullish on Asia

Shayne Heffernan Still Bullish on Asia

Shayne Heffernan remains bullish on the outlook for China and Chinese Companies “Asia is going to be the centre of the Financial World for the next 100 years” China’s real estate investment increased 11.6 percent year on year in the first two months of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday. The growth […]

President Trump Blasts Another ‘Fake News’ Conspiracy Theory

President Trump Blasts Another ‘Fake News’ Conspiracy Theory

President Trump accused “the fake news” of photo-shopping images of First Lady Melania Trump and pushing conspiracy theories it was not her by his side while touring tornado-ravaged Alabama. His comments came in a Wednesday Tweet: “The Fake News photoshopped pictures of Melania, then propelled conspiracy theories that it’s actually not her by my side in […]

Paul L Browning 33 Years in Prison for a Crime He Did Not Commit

Paul L Browning 33 Years in Prison for a Crime He Did Not Commit

Wrongfully Incarcerated On November 8, 1985, Hugo Elsen was stabbed to death during a robbery of his jewelry store in Las Vegas.   His wife, Josy Elsen, was in the back of the store when he was attacked.   Hearing noises, she went into the showroom and saw a black man wearing a blue cap […]

Nick Leeson on Brexit, Boeing and the Day Ahead

Nick Leeson on Brexit, Boeing and the Day Ahead

Brexit news provided the impetus for a bumpy ride for the European Indices and Sterling yesterday. A positive stance after news of concessions from the EU was quickly replaced by uncertainty and a swift move lower as legal opinion indicated that we were no nearer a path through the forest to a successful Brexit. In […]

UK PM May Confirms Parliament Will Get to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU

UK PM May Confirms Parliament Will Get to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU

UPDATE: Britain’s Parliament strongly rejects Prime Minister’s BREXIT deal in major blow to EU divorce plan. Parliament Parliament to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU Thursday. UK PM Theresa May worked to win last-minute changes from the European Union to her BREXIT deal Monday, a day before a Key vote in Britain’s […]

No Sex, No Money Scandal May Torpedo Trudeau Fragile Government

No Sex, No Money Scandal May Torpedo  Trudeau Fragile Government

$SNCAF FLASH: There no money, no sex and nothing illegal happened, but is is a scandal in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a controversy that seems trivial, but it could topple him in elections later this year. In Canada 2 high-profile women ministers in Mr. Trudeau’s Cabinet, including Canada’s 1st indigenous justice […]

“We Do Not Have Any Illusions on NKorea”

“We Do Not Have Any Illusions on NKorea”

FLASH: Reports from commercial satellite images reveal that NKorea is rebuilding nuclear weapons testing site. President Trump’s NSA John Bolton knows the score, knows the mistakes of prior administrations with NKorea, is working to make real progress, and finally, the leverage is on our side right now. “The President has been very clear he is […]

“Great Progress in China Trade Talks” Happening

“Great Progress in China Trade Talks” Happening

FLASH: President Trump Tweeted Sunday: The media is “hostile and corrupt” because it is failing to recognize the accomplishments of his Administration. President Trump’s Top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday trade negotiations between the United States and China are making “great progress.” In a TV interview Sunday, Mr Kudlow, the director of the National […]

BREXIT ‘Crisis’ Continues

BREXIT ‘Crisis’ Continues

FLASH: The Chairman of Britain’s Conservative Party is urging Parliament to back an unpopular withdrawal agreement as UK and EU officials seek a breakthrough on the BREXIT impasse Saturday, Brandon Lewis warned recalcitrant lawmakers, including many in his own party, that if the government’s withdrawal plan is voted down Tuesday it is possible Britain will […]

China USA Trade Latest

China USA Trade Latest

Beijing is hopeful about its next round of trade talks with the US, China’s vice minister for commerce said Saturday, after revealing that top negotiators had tried to hammer out a deal over burgers and eggplant chicken. China and the United States have been locked in a bruising trade war since last year, imposing tit-for-tat […]

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

FLASH: President Trump’s top economic adviser offered sharp criticism of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) revival of stimulus measures to spur the EU’s economy. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said that a ECB decision Thursday to extend a new round of cheap loans to the banking system wouldn’t be enough to fix the continent’s […]

President Trump Will “Financially Strangle the Cuban Regime”

President Trump Will “Financially Strangle the Cuban Regime”

President Trump’s administration is working on a plan to “financially strangle the Cuban regime” for supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “We are fully willing to keep it up financially,” said a senior Trump Administration official when asked how the United States plans to pressure Cuba. “They are going to have to reconsider.” The Trump Administration […]

President Trump, “All or nothing at all!”

President Trump, “All or nothing at all!”

FLASH: Trade talks with China could collapse if a deal cannot be reached on enforcement of these “structural” issues. President Trump said on Wednesday that trade talks with China were moving along well and predicted either a “good deal” or no deal between the world’s 2 largest economies. Washington and Beijing have been in intense […]

“US ‘Deservedly’ Optimistic of China Trade Deal”

“US ‘Deservedly’ Optimistic of China Trade Deal”

Wednesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says there’s “hope” that President Trump and Chinese President Xi will meet soon to finalize an agreement officials are optimistic a trade deal will be forged soon. “I don’t want to go into a timeline. There is hope that perhaps by the end of this month or early […]

President Trump has 93% Approval Rating By Republicans

President Trump has 93% Approval Rating By Republicans

President Trump Tuesday morning Tweeted, boasted he has a 93% approval rating among Republicans after his epic appearance and speech at CEPAC. President Trump wrote: “Republican Approval Rating just hit 93%. Sorry Haters! MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” It was not immediately clear which national poll the President was referring to in the tweet. However, it […]

China Cuts Taxes Opens markets

China Cuts Taxes Opens markets

China’s premier warned Tuesday that the country faces a “tough struggle” as he unveiled tax cuts to prop up a stuttering economy while increasing military spending to nearly $180 billion. The slowdown and US trade war have become major challenges for President Xi Jinping, a year after becoming the country’s most powerful leader since Mao […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

It is busy in state legislatures, the Michigan Court of Appeals rules against workers’ rights, and more. Arizona Arizona House Committee Approves Bill to Protect Edibles, Extracts. The House Committee on Public Safety voted 5-2 Wednesday to approve HB 2149. The measure would specify that the 2010 voter-approved medical marijuana law also includes any products made […]

Set Up in a British Tax Haven, Time to Move

Set Up in a British Tax Haven, Time to Move

Leaders of three tiny British islands gathered in London on Monday to try to head off proposed legislation aimed at increasing transparency and ending secret company ownership in their jurisdictions. Britain has been gradually ramping up its fight against money laundering and various tax avoidance and evasion schemes. But it has less say in the […]

FDI Will Lift China Growth

FDI Will Lift China Growth

China’s legislature will vote next week on a highly-anticipated bill that will bring “a fundamental change” for foreign investors, an official said Monday, in a move that could help ease US trade tensions. The draft foreign investment law will be the most closely watched item at the annual two-week session of the rubber-stamp National People’s […]

Internet Turns 30

Internet Turns 30

But three decades after he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee has warned that his creation has been “hijacked by crooks” that may spell its destruction. Berner-Lee’s old office at Europe’s physics lab CERN now looks no different than the others lining the long, nondescript corridor within the expansive compound. The only indication that […]

NBC/WSJ Poll: Voters Do Not Want Socialist or a Very Old President

NBC/WSJ Poll: Voters Do Not Want Socialist or a Very Old President

FLASH: That eliminates Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden Americans are least favorable toward a Presidential candidate who is a socialist or older than 75, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that said President Donald Trump’s approval rating ticked up in the past month. Only 25% of respondents ranked “socialist” as a desirable trait for […]

“Green New Deal Will Destroy Our Economy”

“Green New Deal Will Destroy Our Economy”

FLASH: Larry Kudlow: ‘The Green New Deal Will Literally Destroy the Economy” White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow warns that Democrats proposing to overturn The Trump Administration’s success by offering socialist policies will derail economic growth. “I do notwant us to stand idly. I don’t want to let this stuff fester. I want it challenged, […]

Vast Majority of American Voters Favor ‘America First’

Vast Majority of American Voters Favor ‘America First’

FLASH: Harvard/Harris Poll: 3-in-4 Voters Favor ‘America First’ on Immigration, Trade, and Trump Foreign Policy About 3-in-4 American voters favor a populist-nationalist “America First” legal immigration, trade, and foreign policy platform from candidates running for office that prioritizes protecting the way of life and economic security of United States citizens above all else. The latest Harvard/Harris Poll finds […]

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘yellow vests’ are protesting for a 16th weekend running in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the Macron government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich. In Paris, protesters gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument as a march was planned through the well-off western neighborhoods of […]

President Trump Makes it Clear, He Could Walk Away from the China Trade Deal if it is Not Right

President Trump Makes it Clear, He Could Walk Away from the China Trade Deal if it is Not Right

FLASH: “I am always prepared to walk!” President Trump Thursday warned he could walk away from a trade deal with China if it were not good enough, even as his economic advisers touted “fantastic” progress towards an agreement to end a dispute with the Asian country. The United States has imposed tariffs on hundreds of […]

President Trump’s Personal Relationship with Chairman Kim Driving Unprecedented Diplomacy

President Trump’s Personal Relationship with Chairman Kim Driving Unprecedented Diplomacy

FLASH: President Trump said he is fully committed to his personal diplomacy with Chairman Kim. US President Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un meet Wednesday for their 2nd Summit, betting that their personal relationship can break a stalemate over the North’s nuclear weapons and end more than 70 years of hostility. Despite little know […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, said he is “rather favorable” towards easing the tax burden following a national debate in wake of the anti-government Yellow Vest protests. The French President launched a series of debates across the country, aimed at reconnecting with voters after waves of protests erupted in mid-November over fuel taxes […]

President Trump Wants His Lawyers to Stay with After Mueller Report

President Trump Wants His Lawyers to Stay with After Mueller Report

President Trump has indicated to his outside legal team that his lawyers should plan to stay on after special counsel Robert Mueller submits his report. President Trump reportedly told his lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow that his legal team should plan on sticking around after SC Robert Mueller finishes his investigation. President Trump has […]

US-China Close to Resolving Trade Dispute, President Trump Pushes Deadline

US-China Close to Resolving Trade Dispute, President Trump Pushes Deadline

$SOY, $USD, $CNY FLASH: “…productive talks, I will be delaying the US increase in tariffs now scheduled for March 1. Assuming both sides make additional progress, we will be planning a Summit for President Xi and myself, at Mar-a-Lago, to conclude an agreement. A very good weekend for US & China!” The US and Chinese […]

‘Tyrant’ Maduro’s Days in Venezuela ‘Are Numbered’

‘Tyrant’ Maduro’s Days in Venezuela ‘Are Numbered’

FLASH: Interim President Juan Guaido refrained from asking supporters to continue risking their lives trying to break through the government’s barricades at the Colombian and Brazilian borders. He will meet US VP Mike Pence Monday in Bogota at an emergency meeting of mostly conservative Latin American governments to discuss Venezuela’s crisis.  President Guaido says he […]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

 French yellow vest protest organizers are trying to tamp down violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks as they launch a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations. Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument for a march through prime Paris neighborhoods to protest President Macron’s government policies they see as favoring the […]

The Riddle of Climate Change

The Riddle of Climate Change

By Linda Goudsmit The Riddle: What climate does climate change change? The Answer: The political climate of course. Let me explain. Pollution and climate change are two separate issues. Environmental pollution is a man-made problem that humans can and should remedy. Taking responsibility for our behavior is a necessary part of civilized life and eliminating […]

Rod Rosenstein ‘Rolled Over’ on the Seditionists

Rod Rosenstein ‘Rolled Over’ on the Seditionists

FLASH: Rosenstein cited 2 people who might have pursued President Trump’s ouster Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told him he knew of 2 Cabinet members who might support invoking the 25th Amendment to oust President Donald Trump but he did not believe Mr. Rosenstein was actively […]

America’s Liberal MSM ‘Desperately Wanted to Beleive Jussie Smollett’

America’s Liberal MSM ‘Desperately Wanted to Beleive Jussie Smollett’

FLASH: The liberal media know Jussie Smollet’s attack claims were fake, but they reported them as true. The Big Q: Who and Why would someone fake a Hate Crime? The Big Q: A Sociopath for Money The liberal media likely knew openly gay black activist ‘actor’ Jussie Smollett’s attack claims were fake but reported them […]

NKorea Investment Boom: “The Steel Horse Wants to Run”

NKorea Investment Boom: “The Steel Horse Wants to Run”

At SKorea’s northernmost train station, the tracks stop abruptly ahead of the demilitarized zone that marks the NKorean border. A sign reads: “The steel horse wants to run.” That may soon become a reality as US President Trump and NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un prepare for a @nd summit next week in Vietnam. The outcome […]

President Trump to Meet With China’s Chief Trade Negotiator

President Trump to Meet With China’s Chief Trade Negotiator

$SOY, $CORN, $WEAT, $CNY President Trump plans to meet with China’s Top trade negotiator Friday afternoon as the US forges a preliminary deal before tariffs on some Chinese imports more than 2X next month. The meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu would cap the latest round of talks in Washington, with Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

Deal to End the US-China Trade Dispute ‘On the Table’

Deal to End the US-China Trade Dispute ‘On the Table’

The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a 7-month trade dispute, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. The world’s 2 largest economies have placed tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of […]

The Odds Are: Donald Trump Favorite to Win 2020 Race

The Odds Are: Donald Trump Favorite to Win 2020 Race

FLASH: Donald J. Trump 3-2 Favorite to win in 2020 President Donald Trump is a 3-2 favorite to win the 2020 Presidential election, with his odds unchanged following Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I:VT) official bid announcement, says sportsbook brand manager Dave Mason of BetOnline.ag. “There were no changes to Sanders’ odds following the announcement,” Mr. Mason said. […]

Don’t Let Jussie Smollett Stop You from Working Towards a Better America

Don’t Let Jussie Smollett Stop You from Working Towards a Better America

It seems more than likely Jussie Smollett is either an idiot on his own or an idiot serving the Political interests of his Democrat Party buddies, but either way you can not buy in to the extremism of American Politics. There is no doubt Jussie Smollett set out to create racial tensions and grind the […]

Australian Economic Outlook

Australian Economic Outlook

The Year Ahead by Philip Lowe Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Thank you for the opportunity to address the National Press Club. It is an honour to have been invited. The media and the RBA have a special relationship. Most people in the community hear the RBA’s messages through the media. You report […]

President Trump: “Back Maduro Risk Losing Everything”

President Trump: “Back Maduro Risk Losing Everything”

Monday, President Trump signaled that socialism is on its way out and a “new day” is being ushered in for Venezuela and other Latin American countries. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump addressed Venezuelans at Florida International University in Miami and discussed the growing crisis in the South American country. “We are here to proclaim a […]

Australian Dollar Outlook

Australian Dollar Outlook

Introduction RBA Financial Conditions and the Australian Dollar – Recent Developments Thanks to XE for the opportunity to be here in Melbourne to speak to you. A lot has happened in financial markets globally and in Australia since late last year. I thought it would be helpful to summarise the key developments, including revisions to […]

Australia is Helping Farmers and Subsidizing Electricity, But Not in Australia

Australia is Helping Farmers and Subsidizing Electricity, But Not in Australia

Here is what the Australian Government is doing to help people In 2017, Australia helped: target electricity subsidies to the poorest 40 per cent of households, saving the Government AUD 1.6 billion expand financial services and increase financial inclusion for people not covered by major banks through new financial technology regulation improve Government budgeting, including […]