April 21, 2017

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has announced that France will be enacting strict limits on the use of cash in the wake of January’s Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack, citing the fact that those responsible used cash to purchase equipment. Starting in September, Fran...

April 21, 2017

In case you haven’t noticed, the United States is quickly evolving into a high tech surveillance grid that is becoming more tyrannical with each passing day.  They watch, track, monitor and record virtually everything that we do.  The surveillance technologies just con...

October 28, 2016

The aging underground steel tanks at the former Hanford nuclear weapons are leaking at an unprecedented rate.

The Hanford Site is a mostly decommissioned nuclear production complex operated by the United States federal government on the Columbia River in the U.S. state...

October 20, 2015

Once the central bankers took away the power of the US Treasury to print money and replaced it with a consortium of private banks, we were doomed. They’ve replaced gold as the primary means of international trade between governments and central banks, replacing it with...

November 14, 2014

A mortgage-backed security is a type of asset-backed security that is secured by a mortgage, or more commonly a collection of sometimes hundreds of mortgages in a portfolio. Hopefully they are doing better due diligence than FANNIE and FREDDIE did when they backed all...

May 6, 2014

It’s a tough time for biotech, and thank goodness. Monsanto’s losses were attributed to farmers in major agricultural zones favoring soy over GMO corn because of falling crop prices – largely caused by Syngenta’s release of MIR162 corn, which has been completely refuse...

January 17, 2014

Shortly after Edward Snowden released a series of exposés that revealed Internet surveillance programs such as PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora, as well as the interception of US and European telephone metadata, the Director of the NSA Gen. Keith Alexander expressed blatan...

December 11, 2013

I reported on November 5th 2013 that the Fed is buying US Treasury Bonds and mortgage-backed securities.  A mortgage backed security is a type of asset-backed security that is secured by a mortgage, or more commonly a collection of sometimes hundreds of mortgages in a...

September 17, 2013

What do you suppose would happen if Congress does not raise the debt limit later this month?

The U.S. Treasury would be unable to pay U.S. obligations including interest on the national debt - so no one would lend money to the U.S. government, payments to Social Securit...

August 15, 2013

For those of us old enough to remember, The North America Free Trade Agreement came into force on January 1, 1994.  January 1, 2014 represents the 20th anniversary of NAFTA.

We also might remember some of the promises that were made in support of NAFTA when the Clinton...

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