How A Central Bank Caused One Of History’s Biggest Cons

Authored by George Pickering via The Mises Institute, In the summer of 1821, a roguish Scotsman named Gregor MacGregor arrived by boat in London, and initiated arguably the most audacious confidence scam in history. MacGregor had spent much of the previous decade fighting as a…

Cuomo Dominating ‘Sex & The City’-Socialist Cynthia Nixon In NY Governor’s Race

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s lead over Democratic Socialist Cynthia Nixon in the state’s Democratic primary race for governor has widened to 36%, up from 22% in May, according to a Wednesday poll from Quinnipiac University. Cuomo, the son of a three-term governor who is himself…

FEMA Admits To Making Deadly Mistakes In Hurricane Maria Aftermath

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Federal Emergency Management Agency has admitted they made deadly mistakes in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. FEMA admits that they were not prepared at all to handle the situation in Puerto Rico, and people likely lost their lives…

Ron Paul Praises Trump’s “Peaceful Negotiations” With Putin; Damns ‘Deep State’, Media Warmongers

The American media are “almost unanimously endorsing the idea that we have to have an enemy,” declares International peace and trade advocate Ron Paul, warning that “at this point, especially for the last 20 years, they’ve been working very hard to make Russia the enemy,…

China’s Yuan Is Now Plunging Faster Than During 2015’s Devaluation

Another China open, another lower renminbi fix, and another 2 handle plunge in offshore Yuan… The People’s Bank of China set its daily reference rate for the yuan (dark red line in the chart above) weaker than the psychological level of 6.7 per dollar for the first…

Michael Cohen’s “Taxi King” Partner Sued for Not Making His Ferrari Payments

Evgeny “Gene” Friedman has been dubbed in the past as New York City’s “taxi king”. This was because he owned and operated over 800 cabs for numerous NYC Medallion holders. Over the course of time, business fared him well enough that he was able to…

Greenfield: More Democrats Believe In UFOs Than America

Authored by Daniel Greenfield via Sultan Knish blog, 58% of Democrats believe in UFOs, but only 32% are proud to be American. Only 37% of Republicans believe in flying saucers, but a full 80% are proud of their country. Almost twice as many Democrats are…

“Get The F*** Out:” Gun Store Owner Confronts Sacha Baron Cohen After He Enters In Disguise

Sacha Baron Cohen has duped dozens of high-profile politicians and celebrities, including Sarah Palin and a handful of Congressmen, who are featured in segments on his new show “Who Is America?” While watching the thinly disguised actor deliver his absurd questions, it’s almost impossible not…

Social Justice Warrior Laments: “I Was The Mob Until The Mob Came For Me”

Authored by ‘Barrett Wilson’ via Quillette.com, I drive food delivery for an online app to make rent and support myself and my young family. This is my new life. I once had a well paid job in what might be described as the social justice…

IBM “Beats” Thanks To Near Record Low Tax Rate As Revenue Barely Grows

After years of declining revenues, IBM finally posted its first revenue increase at the end of the last year, an inflection point which may have marked the low point for the company, notorious for its accounting gimmicks and pro forma adjustments. And now, in its…