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A Look Inside The Chat Room The Deep State Uses To Fight Trump

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The possible existence of a subversive American “deep state” has captivated the attention of political observers and supporters of President Trump for months, and for the first time, evidence has allegedly surfaced that casts a light on the shadowy operations of a group many claim is working to bring down the Presidency. This information comes as President Trump […]

Trump budget wants to halve oil stockpile, open Arctic refuge to drilling

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House wants to sell half of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile and open the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to drilling as part of plans to balance the budget over the next 10 years, documents by the administration showed. The White House budget, which will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, […]

Kunstler: Do You, Mr. Jones…?

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In case you wonder how our politics fell into such a slough of despond, the answer is pretty simple. Neither main political party, or their trains of experts, specialists, and mouthpieces, can construct a coherent story about what is happening in this country — and the result is a roaring wave of recursive objurgation and […]

Saudi Arabia and Russia Are at Odds on Almost Everything, Except Oil

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Two producers find common ground in seeking oil-price revival Union could unravel if output curbs don’t counter shale surge Saudi Arabia and Russia are at odds on pretty much everything: the war in Syria, policies on Iran, ties with Washington. But when it comes to propping up global oil prices, they’ve never been more aligned. […]

Inside The US Government’s Plan To Survive Nuclear War

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n 2011, a staffer at Washingtonian found a government ID in a Metro parking garage and gave it to Garrett M. Graff (the magazine’s editor-in-chief at the time) to track down its owner. “Since I reported about that world, he figured I’d know what to do with it,” Graff says. Graff immediately noticed something strange. […]

Trumps signs $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia

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President Trump signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the initial day of his first foreign trip since taking office. “That was a tremendous day. Tremendous investments in the United States,” Trump said. “Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs,” he said. The […]

Iran President Rouhani holds power

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President Hassan Rouhani pledged on Saturday to open Iran to the world and deliver freedoms its people have yearned for, throwing down a defiant challenge to his hardline opponents after securing a decisive re-election for a second term. Rouhani, long known as a cautious and mild-mannered establishment insider, reinvented himself as a bold champion of […]

Duterte: China’s Xi threatened ‘war’ over sea oil

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Chinese counterpart China Xi Jinping warned him there would be war if Manila tried to enforce an arbitration ruling and drill for oil in a disputed part of the South China Sea. In remarks that could infuriate China, Duterte hit back on Friday at domestic critics who said he has […]

The New Oil Reality

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The global oil market is so different today as compared to what it was three years ago that it’s borderline unrecognizable. These changes are being hammered out in a battle between petrostate producers on the one side pushing for a rebalancing of supply and demand by cutting their own output, and a group of upstarts on the other, led by […]

Kunstler: A Monster Eating the Nation

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Is there any question now that the Deep State is preparing to expel President Donald Trump from the body politic like a necrotic organ? The Golden Golem of Greatness has floundered pretty badly on the job, it’s true, but his mighty adversaries in the highly politicized federal agencies want him to fail spectacularly, and fast, […]

Oil to Jihad and 9/11: The Highs and Lows of U.S.-Saudi Ties

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Trump in Saudi Arabia is latest chapter of 7-decade alliance Curtailing Iran likely high on agenda for president’s visit What to Expect When Trump Visits Saudi Arabia That Donald Trump chose Saudi Arabia for the first stop on his first overseas trip as president reflects a seven-decade alliance based on the premise of oil for […]

Has Venezuela’s Crisis Reached A Tipping Point?

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Venezuela’s ongoing economic and humanitarian crisis has assumed graver proportions over the past five weeks and pressure is mounting for a regime change, even as doubts persist over the likelihood of the next presidential elections, originally set for October 2018. Fresh protests broke out after President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month signed an order aimed […]

Deep State Pushes Coup Against Trump Over Comey Firing

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The shadow government is once again pushing its months-old agenda to overthrow Trump, this time using Tuesday’s firing of FBI Director James Comey as the casus belli. Not long after the news broke that Comey was sacked, a nasty article appeared in Foreign Policy – a premiere globalist mouthpiece – demanding the removal of Trump […]

The Horror Of The Deep State’s Plan Exposed

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In Part One and Part Two of this article I detailed the decades of propaganda, false flags, and misinformation campaigns used by the Deep State to gain power and control over the U.S. government. When war or a financial crisis is necessary to keep the profits flowing, events will be steered to such an outcome. […]

Saudis Plan $40 Billion US Investment To “Cement Ties With Trump”

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Having gone all-in on a Hillary Clinton victory ahead of the elections, Saudi Arabia has quickly pivoted in its “appreciation” of the Trump administration, and having realized that the fastest way to Trump’s heart is through the US Treasury’s bank account, it is preparing to invest an “unprecedented” amount of money in the US. According […]

Measuring Energy Return on Investment at a National Level

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A recently published study proposes a novel approach to measure how much ‘net energy’ is produced at national level. François-Xavier Chevallerau | April 25, 2017 Economic growth requires energy. Or rather, it requires ‘net energy’, i.e. energy effectively available to do other things than procuring, processing and distributing energy. A growing body of research suggests that the […]

US Wants to Nuke Russia, China And Use Missile Shield to Prevent Retaliation

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According to Russian Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir, the US is surrounding Russia and China with missile defense systems in order to launch a “sudden nuclear strike” and prevent any retaliation.  The US has said recently it’s installing anti-ballistic missile systems in Poland and Romania to prevent Iran from attacking Europe and in South Korea to […]

North Korea Prepping EMP Catastrophe Aimed At U.S. Homefront

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While the international community and news media focus on North Korean missile tests and the country’s nuclear program, one expert warned on Sunday that North Korea may be secretly assembling the capability to take out significant parts of the U.S. homeland via an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Dr. Peter Vincent Pry is executive director of […]

Google Asked To Label Anti-Fracking Websites As ‘Fake News’

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An oil and gas drilling advocacy group published an open letter to Google asking the search engine giant to consider “purging or demoting” websites spreading misinformation about hydraulic fracturing. Google rewrote its search engine algorithm to bury “fake news” websites in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. The industry-funded Texans for Natural Gas wants […]

War And Empire: The American Way Of Life

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A few months ago I received a message from a professor at the Khomeini Institute for Education and  Research in Tehran, Iran, informing me that my 2010 book “War and Empire: The American Way of Life” (London, Pluto Press) had been translated into Farsi. He requested that I write an Introduction for Iranian readers. What […]

Thousands Flee As Taliban Take Key Afghan District

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Thousands of Afghans have fled fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban militants in the northeastern province of Kunduz since the group captured a key district following the launch of their spring offensive last month, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said on May 7. The Taliban captured the Qala-i-Zal district, west of Kunduz city, on May […]

Inside the dark conspiracy that made its way from the fringe to the White House

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The modern history of the “deep state” in American politics — real or imagined — starts with real leaks of classified information and ends as a conspiracy theory on popular yet dubious websites. And how it got there raises serious questions about whether the intelligence community is trying to subvert a new president or whether […]

Macron on course to become French president

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Centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron had a commanding lead over far-right leader Marine Le Pen, according to projections released after balloting ended across France. The results, if confirmed, put Macron on course to be France’s next president.  This article will be updated shortly. PARIS —  After months of improbable twists in its campaign to pick […]

Doug Casey On The End Of Western Civilization

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  Civilization is on a lot of people’s minds. Let’s talk about this trend. Doug Casey: Western Civilization has its origins in ancient Greece. It’s unique among the world’s civilizations in putting the individual—as opposed to the collective—in a central position. It enshrined logic and rational thought—as opposed to mysticism and superstition—as the way to deal […]

In Venezuela’s Chaos, Elites Play a High-Stakes Game for Survival

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Even as Venezuela sinks into chaos, with clashes between protesters and the police escalating, why have its powerful political and military elites stuck by President Nicolás Maduro? The country would seem to be a prime candidate for something scholars call an “elite fracture,” in which enough powerful officials break away to force a change in […]

Petrodollar Faces Growing Threat From the East. Payments in Gold Across Asia

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While the recent raft of Sino-Saudi trade agreements benefited Chinese soft power in protecting Xinjiang, and the Saudis by diversifying their economy, China’s slow intertwining with Saudi Arabia complements the Sino-Russian alliance. Primarily, its benefits could lead to a realistic threat to the petrodollar. The Persian rival who showed the way In 2012/2013, the US Treasury […]

Kunstler: A Paler Shade of Gray

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If you seek to know why this country is in so much trouble, check out the lead reports about the health care reform bill in today’s New York Times, WashPo, and CNN. You will find there is no intelligible discussion in any of them as to what’s actually ailing US health care. All you get […]

In the Name of Globalization

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There are lots of things wrong with globalization, but efficiency isn’t one of them. Within the past 25 years, a dense network of international production chains and webs of finance have superimposed themselves on national economies. This internationalization of capital has brought significant profits to investors and companies alike. The world champion in exports, Germany, […]

American Democracy: A Dead Man Walking

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Trump’s “sell-out,” as it is called, coming on top of Obama’s eight-year “sell-out,” is instructive. We have now had a Democratic president who sold out the people who elected him and a Republican president who has done the same thing. This is a very interesting point, the meaning of which most people miss. But not […]

Trump’s Arctic Drill Plan Challenged by Environmental Groups

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Environmental groups are challenging President Donald Trump’s attempt to restore oil and gas leasing on more than 125 million acres in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, arguing that a warming world doesn’t need the fossil fuels they contain. The League of Conservation Voters, The Wilderness Society, Sierra Club and seven other conservation groups sued Wednesday […]

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