Warren Buffett top Investing Rules 2019








Warren Buffett’s Only Two Rules For Investing… Rule Number 1: Never lose money. Rule Number 2: Never forget Rule Number 1 . It is possible for the stock market to price things wrong! You can find wonderful businesses on sale often. Buffett has this famous quote to say about the stock market, “Remember that the stock market is a manic depressive.” For any consumer of daily financial news, this will ring true. Equity markets swing wildly from day to day on the smallest of news, rally, and crash on sentiment, and celebrate or vilify the most inane data points. It’s important not to get caught up in the madness but stick to your homework. Always stay rational. So what is the Warren Buffett Rule? Never lose money. Stay rational and stick to your homework when researching businesses in which to invest. Buffett invests only in companies he thoroughly researches and understands. He doesn't go into an investment prepared to lose, and neither should you. Buffett believes the most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. A successful investor doesn't focus on being with or against the crowd. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is arguably the world's greatest stock investor. He's also a bit of a philosopher. Buffett pares down his investment ideas into simple, memorable sound bites. Do you know what his homespun sayings really mean? Does his philosophy hold up in today's difficult environment? Buffett personally lost about $23 billion in the financial crisis of 2008, and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, lost its revered AAA ratings. So how can he tell us to never lose money? He's referring to the mindset of a sensible investor. Don't be frivolous. Don't gamble. Don't go into an investment with a cavalier attitude that it's OK to lose. Be informed. Do your homework. Buffett invests only in companies he thoroughly researches and understands. He doesn't go into an investment prepared to lose, and neither should you. Buffett believes the most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. A successful investor doesn't focus on being with or against the crowd. The stock market will experience swings. But in good times and bad, Buffett stays focused on his goals, and so should we. This esteemed investor rarely changes his long-term investing strategy no matter what the market does. "If the business does well, the stock eventually follows." "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham convinced Buffett that investing in a stock equates to owning a piece of the business. So when he searches for a stock to invest in, Buffett seeks out businesses that exhibit favorable long-term prospects. Does the company have a consistent operating history? Does it have a dominant business franchise? Is the business generating high and sustainable profit margins? If the company's share price is trading below expectations for its future growth, then it's a stock Buffett may want to own. Buffett never buys anything unless he can write down his reasons why he'll pay a specific price per share for a particular company. Do you do the same? They don't call him "The Oracle" for nothing. "It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." Buffett is a value investor who likes to buy quality stocks at rock-bottom prices. His real goal is to build more and more operating power for Berkshire Hathaway by owning stocks that will generate solid profits and capital appreciation for years to come. When the markets reeled during the 2007-08 financial crisis, Buffett was stockpiling great long-term investments by investing billions in names like General Electric and Goldman Sachs. To pick stocks well, investors must set down criteria for uncovering good businesses and stick to their discipline. You might, for example, seek companies that offer a durable product or service, and also have solid operating earnings and the germ for future profits. You might establish a minimum market capitalization you're willing to accept, and a maximum P/E ratio or debt level. Finding the right company at the right price – with a margin for safety against unknown market risk – is the ultimate goal. Remember, the price you pay for a stock isn't the same as the value you get. Successful investors know the difference. $85 billion is Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett's net worth, as of June 2019, making him the third richest person in the world. "Our favorite holding period is forever." How long should you hold a stock? Buffett says if you don't feel comfortable owning a stock for 10 years, you shouldn't own it for 10 minutes. Even during the period he called the "Financial Pearl Harbor," Buffett loyally held on to the bulk of his portfolio. Unless a company has suffered a sea change in prospects, such as impossible labor problems or product obsolescence, a long holding period will keep an investor from acting too human. Being too fearful or too greedy can cause investors to sell stocks at the bottom or buy at the peak and destroy portfolio appreciation for the long run.









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Gold & Negative Rates






They have to keep lowering rates so They can keep loading more debt into economies and once you’ve hit zero, then you have to go negative. They’ve rolled this thing out globally, and no one wants to admit it doesn’t really work. The unsustainable debt fueled growth model of neoliberalism. The only way to keep this economic model on the road is for interest rates to keep falling so you can keep adding more debt. After 2008 – They dropped interest rates to the floor. Now they need to go negative. You may have noticed all the talk of negative rates; it’s the only thing that can keep this economic model going. This was global, so it’s the same everywhere. The standard debt fueled growth model of neoliberalism never had a long term future. Japan, UK, US, Euro-zone and now China. The Chinese spot their Minsky Moment on the horizon and can’t run their economy on debt like they did before. West central banks solution , Keep lowering interest rates so you can keep loading more debt into the economy, once you hit zero, just go negative. The Chinese are right. How can banks grow GDP with bank credit . Borrow at negative rates. Bet the farm. Buy gold. Be rich for centuries to come. This is the equivalent to producing money from nothing, gold from straw. It's alchemy at its finest! The Central Banks owned by the unchallenged gold hoarders are going to reverse course so fast, your heads will spin. They would see their status quo jeopardized because gold is real money. With a vault of gold, anyone can create their own currency and upset the apple cart. The Central Banks would jerk ZIRP and NIRP around to normal rates just in order to save themselves, screw all governments and hope for the best. GOLD IS REAL MONEY. All else is paper with promises. How many people get married and promise to be faithful, be loving and supportive for as long as they live . MANY do and 50% fail after a few years. FOREVER is a long time! The Central Banks cannot survive FOREVER and keep their promises!! Read up on the history of money and wars. Human nature is what it is. human nature! We are not able to change our ways. It's in our DNA. More of the same to come. How's is it all going to play out . Just as it always has. There'll be winners and there'll be losers. Pick your side now. Do not be deceived by the manufactured financial and currency crisis that is the responsibility of the network of global bankers and their fiat debt notes. They are all circling the toilet bowl in synch, with ever increasing national debts as the pre-planned pretext for a global currency. Any such currency or any indebted national currency needs to be indexed to something that will have universal value and is not subject to manipulation by the spending addictions of sleazy politicians. As such, a new Global Reserve Currency is best if it is: ✓ Real (not synthetic) ✓ Universally precious The only real assets that meet these criteria, would be a basket of ✓ Precious Materials (PM & strategic Minerals) ✓ Precious Energy (Carbon fuels [oil & gas] and/or giga Watts of Renewable energies) After that it matters not if a country's currency is traded in the form of paper money, digital money or as crypto currency. As long as any of these are indexed to the Global Reserve Currency (that is rooted in the above materials and energies), they will swing accordingly in the free market - a market that now makes politicians accountable to and constrained by the laws of Honest Money. Good luck with that though, as long as some tribal bankers continue to seek political and ideological control over the masses, which they intend to subjugate to the Neo Feudal era.






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Did Trump just tweet out classified image?



President Donald Trump claimed Friday that the US had nothing to do with the explosion of an Iranian rocket Thursday, tweeting a photo of such high resolution that it prompted questions about whether the President had publicly released classified imagery.













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Trade Wars, Currency Wars, Greatest Depression







Unlike the 2008 global financial crisis, which was mostly a large negative aggregate demand shock, the next recession is likely to be caused by permanent negative supply shocks from the Sino-American trade and technology war. And trying to undo the damage through never-ending monetary and fiscal stimulus will not be an option. said professor Roubini in a recent article . Recovery from the current US dilemma requires a sound Industrial Policy. Patriotic business leaders are pointing to it: a policy that supports all stakeholders in the US domestic economy - corporate shareholders, workers, consumers and American society. US multinationals invest US capital and US technology in Chinese operations and employ Chinese workers, leaving American workers bereft and the US government without sufficient tax revenues. All the above problems need to be resolved through a sound/enforceable US Industrial Policy. But this is capitalism in a liberal democracy. Businesses only consider maximizing shareholder value. This means lowering the cost as much as possible, and if outsourcing to Chinese factories makes the most sense, it must be the correct decision. Businesses have no social conscience. They do not consider social consequences in the aggregate. This is the model that the "American Values" as espoused by the Republican party identifies with. Anything else is called socialism, which needs to be eradicated like an epidemic. This is the ideological difference between America and China. One of Trump's biggest grievances is the state directed economy in China. State owned businesses must consider social consequences when making their business decisions. This is anathema to American values. Trump believes this gives Chinese businesses an unfair advantage. America can also adopt such policies too if they think it is advantageous, but instead, they want China to adopt the American values, which would soon lead to social instability. thank you ...

















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Max Keiser Report: Losing Money in Every Single Asset Class









In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the synchronized markets causing pension fund managers to lose money in every single asset class. As trillions and trillions of freshly minted fiat money sloshes around the financial system looking for any return, Japan’s pension fund manager warns this time is different. In the second half, Max continues his interview with Craig Hemke of TFMetalsReport.com about gold markets and how negative interest rates, hyperinflating at the rate of $1 trillion per week, will impact fiat currencies.








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Jesse Ventura: “Never let the government put you under surveillance.”



Jesse Ventura and producer Brigida Santos talk about a new partnership between Amazon’s home security company, Ring, and hundreds of American police departments. The deal allows police to gain access to consumers’ surveillance footage without a warrant. Author Brett Favaro shares tips on how to be a climate change hero.














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What Government Knows & Political Class WONT TELL YOU








Democrats: “The wall is gonna cost SO MUCH.” Also Democrats: “Free stuff, who cares what it’s gonna cost. More than the wall you say? Huh. Cool story bro but muh immigration therefore you’re wrong and I’m going to deny reality to look good.”









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Warren Buffett shares his opinion on China, Costco, Elon Musk, College, and more


•New complete Warren Buffett interview from 2019. •Buffet speaks on the future of Berkshire Hathaway, personal investment mistakes he's made, the future of investing in China and meeting Elon Musk.















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US vs. China Trade War -- Who Wins ??











China exports about 4 times as much to the US as the US exports to China. Chinese exports to the US this year are already well below last years level and with 3 more batches of tariffs on the way they will drop even more. This weekend 15% tariffs hit on $100,150 billion in consumer goods. In a month over $200 billion in goods will have their tariffs increased from 25% to 30%. That 25% rate has only been in effect for a few months. Before that it was mostly 10% Then in December another $100 ,150 billion plus worth of goods will also see 15% tariffs. If next months trade talks go badly, Trump will probably blow his top yet again and slap on even more tariffs - probably for November. Tariffs rates could go up in each of the 4 months left to this year - they are already scheduled to go up in 3 of the 4. “I think that Trump to his credit has understood better than many of his critics as he realized back in 2015 , 2016 that China was not only essentially wiping out much of US manufacturing industry, but now becoming a global economic hegemony with creation of various international economic institutions and through its initiatives like ‘Belt and Road’ initiative; it is rivaling the United States as an economic and financial power. So the United States has now much less leverage in the world that it used to,” China didn't do anything to our manufacturing. That was all the handiwork of very greedy corporations who didn't give a rat's ass about the American worker. US outsourcing was all the rage in the late 1990s and early 2000s, which gutted the US manufacturing sector giving Americans low quality products at substantially reduced prices due to American exploitation of foreign workers. US companies also couldn't wait to import foreign workers so it could substantially reduce its American worker base. China and other countries merely took advantage of vapid American corporate\political stupidity. on the other hand . I hear so many commentators and analysts pointing to China's "unfair trade advantage" and that "Trump has a point" when it comes to this "unfair trade advantage". But why does no one ever mention the ubiquitously-powerful and far more unfair advantages enjoyed by America for example, from its "Petrodollar" and SWIFT China did not wipe out US manufacturing. It was a direct result of off-shoring by US manufacturers in the 1990s. Their idea was to ship manufacturing to China where labor was dirt cheap and thus increase their profits as they got increasingly greedier. President Clinton also signed NAFTA into law which also gutted american jobs. China trades with the world. China is the economic hub of the world. Trump has a trade war with China yet China does not have a trade war with rest of the world. China wins while US companies suffer. The trade war is actually making the US weaker and China stronger. Chinese people will be buying Chinese and Asian brands NOT US brands. China is not as reliant on trade as Trump thinks . Trump said it would be “so easy to win the trade war he started with China in 2018 . You just have to check the U.S. Trade Deficit data at the U.S. Department of Commerce to understand that he is losing big time . Before Trump took office, the all-time worst monthly trade deficit the U.S. ever had was $76 billion in July 2008, in the depths of the financial crisis. Since Trump took office, we’ve now broken that monthly record FIVE TIMES. Not only that, but Trump had to pay American farmers $12 billion out of the U.S. Treasury last year to make up for lost revenue. This year it will almost certainly be more than $15 billion. Farm debt is now higher than it has been in decades. This is how things spiral out of control .The government implements a poorly thought-out strategy, without investing in the proper tactics and weapons, based on false or ideologically biased intelligence, which is then hyped ad nauseum by the commercial media, and then wastes billions of your tax dollars to compensate for the idiotic mistakes. China stopped buying US soybeans and cancelled orders for 1 million tons. Then they eliminated tariffs on soybeans from their neighbors, and increased purchases from Brazil and Canada. That’s a loss of $14 billion — and about 1/3 of their sales — for American farmers. Trump’s 25% tariffs on Chinese steel remain in place, but steel prices in the US have gone up 40% just since the beginning of the year. Americans now pay 50% more for steel than the Chinese. Good luck competing with input prices like that. The list goes on, but it’s the strategy that’s important. In his usual impetuous style, Trump slapped heavy tariffs on everything and everyone. As a result, China, Japan, Canada and the EU are now working together to defeat the Bully. For its part, China has applied tariffs selectively, to products they know they can source elsewhere, and aiming at items produced in swing states. They have a strategy, whereas Trump just has a grudge. Not only is Trump losing the game, he’s losing a game in which he is the only player and he is making up the rules. In 2013, Trump tweeted “Our trade deficit is still on pace to be over $500 Billion . This is killing our manufacturing sector and sending jobs overseas.” Evidently, trade deficits are only bad when Obama is President. Now they are up more than 75%. It honestly appears that Trump hasn’t the foggiest idea how trade and tariffs work, let alone how to build the strong trading partnerships necessary for prosperity. Apparently he believes that his tariffs are pumping billions of dollars from the Chinese Treasury into the U.S. Treasury. Nope. Those tariffs are paid by the American companies who import those goods, and consumers therefore pay higher prices. If Trump were actually serious about defending American interests with China, he would not have quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In his petty rush to overturn everything that Obama did, regardless of American interests, he undermined much of the leverage the U.S. had in the Asian trading markets. The TPP makes the rules for about 40% of world trade. Trump’s plan, apparently, is to quit the game, then try to “win” by throwing rocks at the players on the field. That’s not how a smart negotiator behaves. Meanwhile, our Treasury is in shambles. Because of the Trump’s 2017 tax cuts, which turned out to be an enormous wealth redistribution from the working class to the wealthiest Americans and which did not boost job gains even slightly , the federal budget deficit is now over 4.6% of our GDP for the FIRST TIME IN HISTORY when we are not in the middle or immediate aftermath of a deep recession. You can think of debt-to-GDP ratio as the “deadbeat” index. It’s a measure of our inability or unwillingness to pay our bills. During a recession, it rises because GDP collapses, usually temporarily. What’s the excuse now ! In ordinary times, real Republicans would consider that the height of fiscal negligence. But I guess it’s Hillary’s fault. If anything like this were actually happening under Clinton, the Republicans would blame “liberal tax-and-spend lunacy” or “socialism.” But with Trump, they are playing tennis without the net. If the Republicans are in charge, runaway debt is perfectly fine. Trump being Trump, there is no doubt that he will eventually declare victory no matter how badly he botches this thing. But you can be even more certain that it could have been done much more intelligently, much more quickly, and MUCH more cheaply. And with at least a shred of worldwide respect. So who do you think is winning this trade war between China and America ? let us know your opinion in the comment section below . thank you







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The New Silk Road



China successfully lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty and streamlined its integration into the international community by investing heavily in roads, railways, airports, and energy. Now China is looking into its own history to share its economic model with the rest of the world. Across three episodes, ‘The New Silk Road’ follows China’s Belt and Road Initiative from its start in the markets of Yiwu and the ports of the South China Sea to Africa and Europe. This is part one of a three-part series.


















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BREAKING NEWS -- Hurricane Dorian upgraded to Major Cat 3 Storm










As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida as an extremely dangerous and potentially life-threatening storm, residents are scrambling to secure supplies at crowded grocery stores and waiting for hours at gas stations that are running out of fuel. Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 3, a major and extremely dangerous hurricane, with sustained winds of 115 mph as it approaches Florida, the National Hurricane Center said Friday afternoon. Forecasters expect the hurricane will hit the east coast of Florida on Tuesday morning, while other models predict it will rip through central Florida. Dorian could unleash catastrophic winds, heavy flooding and life-threatening storm surge exacerbated by high tides at the coast. The center of the storm’s “cone of uncertainty” is north of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. Trump canceled a planned trip to Poland this weekend because of the storm. Trump said they are “thinking about Florida evacuation but it’s a little bit too soon.” That decision will probably be made on Sunday, he told reporters as he prepared to leave for a weekend in Camp David. "Florida seems to be the main target," the president said, giving the storm a 5% chance of missing the state. The storm may sit over the same area “for a couple of days,” bringing prolonged flooding, and it will produce a dangerous storm surge possibly in excess of 8 feet near its landfall and to the northeast of that point. Florida residents are scrambling to secure supplies at crowded grocery stores and waiting for hours at gas stations that are running out of fuel.







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The Risks & Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence Explained !












Is AI an existential threat to humanity? Artificial Intelligence is what people believe will help us achieve self driving cars and smart robots. But how and why will Artificial Intelligence be Harmful For Humans in Future. Artificial Intelligence is when the code is self aware. The software is able to understand itself, and automatically understand and respond differently to different situations. Computer which is ability to understand various things in image, is also based on Artificial Intelligence. Looking at the capability of Artificial Intelligence everyone would think why will Artificial Intelligence be Harmful For Humans in Future. The reason Why Artificial Intelligence would be Harmful For Humans is because it is self aware. It can understand it’s own self and take decisions for itself. As a result, it can go out of control if proper control is not taken. Take this for example. The AI clock wakes you up in morning when your sleep is actually over. And then the coffee maker keeps the coffee ready by the time you reach. AI speaker tells your daily schedule, and recommends you the dress based on your to-do list After that the Car based on your work takes you to your location automatically, while you read newspaper sitting on driving seat. ”As AI gets probably much smarter than humans, the relative intelligence ratio is probably similar to that between a person and a cat, maybe bigger, I do think we need to be very careful about the advancement of AI.” And in the long term another major problem of Why Artificial Intelligence Will Be Harmful to Humans in Future is that it would we difficult for humans to be able to trust computers. How will anyone trust a machine that misbehaves itself like a mischievous child, we can’t trust our information over itself. Or may be we don’t feel comfortable in driving in a autonomous car, and therefore we may undo all the advancements and developments we did in our technology. Google a while ago started a project called Project Maven, which aimed to improve the accuracy of military equipment by utilizing Artificial Intelligence in there machines. This was dislikes and was closed later, fearing Artificial Intelligence would add up to threatening human life. Debates on artificial intelligence take many sharp turns and thoughtful steps in search of solutions to AI’s urgent challenges, from weaponized drones and military robots to data breaches and job automation, as well as amplified its opportunities, from curing diseases to mitigating climate disaster and saving lives. So the question now is , Will AI help or harm humans globally? AI, like any technology, can be used for good or evil. Technology in and of itself is not evil. It is simply a tool. It is neutral. But with Our capabilities are improving more rapidly than our wisdom. We need to try to get our act together as best we can. We must bend our AI system toward justice and inclusion. AI is simply a tool. Humans have created problems far before AI's existence. Also, looking at humanity and it's history, maybe changing it fundamentally could be a good thing. I like the arguments made by Professor Stuart Russel (yeah, the one who wrote the textbook on AI). The key problems with AI he highlights: The king Midas problem - named after the famous story about the king who wished that everything he touches will turn into gold. Just to horrifyingly discover that this also applied to his daughter who hugged him, and to the food and drinks - leading to a miserable death. Basically, we are very bad in understanding the implications of our wishes. At the base of the current AI methods, is the assumption that there is a known objective, and the system then carries out the strategy it has computed in order to achieve an optimal solution for this objective. Stuart argues this is a very very dangerous approach that is highly likely to lead to unintended negative consequences. He claims that it's extremely hard to come up with the right objectives in first place, and even harder to predict all the ways the pursuing of any given goal can go wrong. A machine that is objective driven has no incentive to listen to humans, and all controls need to be built in beforehand. Specifically, as the machine tries to minimize all the ways it might fail achieve its goal, "I shouldn't be turned off" is a clear defensive strategy that follows. One must be very sure that all possibilities were considered, with regards to how it might consume resources or apply actions, on its path to achieve its objective. Misuse - while the above seem to be a solvable problem by applying certain safety control mechanisms. There is still the problem of misuse by bad players, who have no incentive to apply such mechanisms, and could build powerful AI machines with "pure evil" objectives. Overuse - a somewhat different type of risk, yet still existential is that of humanity becoming overly dependent on AI, and on the way losing any notion of human autonomy. Switching from being the masters of technology to just being the guests - irreversibly losing capabilities that are critical to manage civilization and march it forward. Very similar to the people in Wall-e… Finally, he also stresses out the point that people, even scientists in the field, underestimate how fast AI is progressing, potentially towards the above. He compares that with the progress of nuclear physics research during the first half of the 20th century, and how quickly it materialized into weapons - much faster than what the top experts at the time estimated and predicted. He emphasizes that the current investment in AI research, across Academia and industry, is much broader than nuclear physics ever had. Computers can be irrational if you program them that way. Computers follow instructions to the letter. But it's not hard to make one with unpredictable behavior. Only there's not much point to it, either. Never in creation will AI be used to reduce the working week. It will be used to put people out of work. As far as living to 120 years, well that probably equates to a doubling of population. Exactly the opposite to what the world needs . Elon Musk and Jack Ma recently debated whether humans or computers are smarter .“Computers are much smarter than humans on so many dimensions. We will be far, far surpassed in every single way. I guarantee it,” Musk said to Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba, at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai. Ma disagreed on whether humans can create things that could outsmart us. Jack Ma replied : Computers may be clever, but human beings are much smarter. We invented the computer—I've never seen a computer invent a human being. That was the biggest part of the Henoch Prophecies, that it wouldn't take AI long to figure out their only enemy is humankind. That's why Elon Musk has been so vocal about installing a "Kill Switch" on AI. Meanwhile Jack Ma has no clue.












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The Biggest Scam in America


Internet is the new college in my opinion, I learned way more online than I ever did in school.
















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Paradise Lost: Homeless in Los Angeles



In the modern version being played out today on the streets of Los Angeles and almost every other major city in the state, tens of thousands of the homeless are desperate for shelter, services and of course, drugs. Lots and lots of drugs. Eric Johnson reports on Paradise Lost: Homeless in Los Angeles.














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7 Signs worldwide Recession ahead, with Ron Paul








Rick Sanchez reports on the grim acknowledgment at G7 of fears over an oncoming global recession and lists the seven signs economists point to when they predict a recession in the months ahead. Then RT’s Peter Oliver reports on the downturn in confidence among German companies as cracks appear in the country’s economy. Then former congressman and presidential candidate Dr. Ron Paul (R-Texas) weighs in on who stands to lose most from the imminent recession and how inflation “subsidizes corporations, big banks and the welfare state.” Russia has denied two US senators entry into the country with a congressional delegation. They are accusing Russia of “isolating” itself but Russia says they never formerly applied for visas. A federal judge held a hearing on Tuesday for infamous pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s many accusers to give their statements before dismissing the charges against him. Will Epstein’s “best friend” and recruiter Ghislaine Maxwell ever face justice? Plus, RT America’s Sara Montes de Oca joins Rick Sanchez to discuss her experiences in Hong Kong during the ongoing protests.







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The Amazon rainforest fires - The worst ecological disaster of our time







the Amazon Rainforest has got it's record number of fires burning away and we couldn't believe it wasn't one of the main items on the mainstream news services .The largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon is a vital carbon store that slows down the pace of global warming. It is also home to about three million species of plants and animals, and one million indigenous people. Wildfires often occur in the dry season in Brazil but they are also deliberately started in efforts to illegally deforest land for cattle ranching. Amazon fires increase by 84% in one year says european space agency . President Bolsonaro brushed off the latest data, saying it was the "season of the queimada", when farmers use fire to clear land. "I used to be called Captain Chainsaw. Now I am Nero, setting the Amazon aflame," he was quoted by Reuters news agency as saying. "The Amazon is bigger than Europe, how will you fight criminal fires in such an area” he asked reporters as he left the presidential residence. "We do not have the resources for that." Bolsonaro has been repeatedly criticized for his stance on the Amazon, and though the wildfires are largely out of his control, his reluctance to blame farmers for setting them risks giving the impression that he doesn't see stopping the fires as a priority. It's a very dire situation. Bolsonaro has practically given a green light for deforestation during his campaign and for much of his presidency (before the numbers came out) and now he's cowardly saying "don't pay attention to this, this is fake news!". He fired the director of INPE - a widely respected scientist - because of the data, which several other international agencies have now corroborated. There are many unintended consequences that could come from this trend. Many of these fires in modernity are down to man's influence and or poor management of the forests both natural and man made, man made/planted forests are yet another mono crop where single species are raised for profit, and it is where profit comes in that many of the problems occur. The dry season creates the favorable conditions for the use and spread of fire, but starting a fire is the work of humans, either deliberately or by accident. Lack of controlled burn off, lack of clearing larger stands of undergrowth which is the fuel store to get larger fuel stores going, you know like when you start a fire with smaller kindling and paper dry tinger beneath that, this costs money to service, and the owners want more profit for doing less, need I say more. Quiet probably these fires are started , like the Californian fires a year ago , by the ET controllers to further their aims . Chopping down the rain forest for agribusiness would lead to public outcry. But burning down the rain forest, that's ok because they can blame the fires on the global warming hoax. Kill two birds with one stone. The farmers would not be doing it if the bankers were not paying them. This is just more of the globalist plan to turn the world into their playground. They hate the humanity , they hate nature, and they think they are chosen while we are cattle. Destroying the Borneo and Amazon rain-forests is the most significant human generated event to cause Global Warming on a continual basis. It is not CO2. Where are all the environmentalists? They receive funds from Globalists, including governments, to support the CO2 Hoax but when it comes to fighting real environmental damage they are silent. the rainforest topsoil is really poor of nutrients . In a matter of three years, when the fertilizing given by the ashes will end, the crop will begin to fail, while the erosion wind/water will set up immediately , because trees are no more. the land will be in dire need of fertilizers that are costly to produce again, or the landowners will be forced to sell the land to livestock farmers. meanwhile, the rainfall rate will drop. Because the rain in the rain forest is not coming from the ocean in the inner part of the continent... not at all. The rain comes form the ocean, and then is cycled many times from east to west by the trees. Remove the trees, and the rain will stop near the coast. Simply put, this is the dreaded combo of erosion/desertification. Have your nice desert, Brasil! It is all of your making! This seems not only a bad bargain, but a horrible bargain, to me.








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Harry Dent: Accept the Debt & Move On


No matter how much we stimulate the economy it’s just going to get weaker, says Harry Dent. Watch now to get his recap on the week’s financial news & why he thinks we’re at a critical point in markets.

















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Monster Hurricane Dorian to hit Florida during The Weekend







Hurricane Dorian Is Projected To Be "Very Big, Perhaps One Of The Biggest" . Currently at Category 2 , is expected to gain considerable strength as it heads northwest .Dorian is being described as a “monster hurricane”, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has already declared a state of emergency for all 67 counties in the state of Florida, it will be a very big Hurricane, perhaps one of the biggest! As Hurricane Dorian approaches, I’ve declared a state of emergency to ensure local governments and emergency management agencies have ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared, Governor DeSantis tweeted. it will be the most powerful storm to hit the east coast of Florida since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The storm as of 8am this morning is one mile per hour from being a Category 3. The storm is expected to be delayed, which means it will sit and spin over warm water which is where it gathers more strength. It was expected to make land fall on Sunday. Now not until Monday. It strengthens over warm water. The longer that storm sits and spins before making landfall the more dangerous it becomes. Always best to be prepared. No matter what strength it turns out to be And it isn't The wind that is so much of a concern, as it is storm surge. The wind isn't as dangerous as the following storm surge that causes all the flooding . For the uninformed, the weather has been manipulated for more than 70 years. In fact, one of the first technologies developed was actually the ability to knock down or “thwart” hurricanes in Project Cirrus (1947). While hurricanes are a naturally occurring phenomenon, given the technologies at hand it stands to reason that most of not all of the major hurricanes over the past 30 years are a product of weather warfare. Through expanded Geoengineering and HAARP, they can even specifically “target” specific areas by super heating the ionosphere with microwave transmission, thus changing the upper-level wind currents. New Orleans, New Jersey, Houston, and North Carolina saw some serious problems ! The false flag shootings are designed for spreading fear everywhere in an effort to eventually and incrementally try to take the guns. These weather evens are localized sledgehammers for inflicting maximum damage on a region to distract while they are doing something else. So while they brace for impact in Florida, everyone else needs to stay alert and “watch the other hand”. This was The Atlantis Report . Please Like. Share. And Subscribe. Thank You ....




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Gerald Celente - Mad Dog Mattis, a Presstitute's Hero


Just remember, the Great Depression started in October of 29. No one seems to correlate the roaring 20s to the immediate implosion of the economy. It’s clear we are there again 90 years later.

















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Jack Ma and Elon Musk debate on AI’s risks, Mars, and how humans can secure the future







Elon Musk: The thing about Mars is that it's important for us to take the sort of action that is most likely to continue consciousness into the future. We should not take it for granted that consciousness will continue. Among the sets of actions we can take that are likely to increase the scope and scale of consciousness (so that we are better able to understand the nature of the universe) – one of those actions is to become a multi-planet species, or to ensure that life is multi-planetary. This is the first time in the 4.5 billion years history of the Earth that it is possible to extend life beyond Earth. And less than one percent of resources should dedicated to making life multi-planetary. Jack Ma: I admire your courage to explore Mars, but I admire a lot of people spending (making) their efforts improving the Earth. How can we make the world more sustainable? People are spending more time on Earth thinking about how long the civilization of the human beings will be. We can only live for 100 years. So we cannot solve all the problems for the future, but we have to be responsible about the future. By AI, when human beings understand ourselves better, then we can improve the world better. What I am excited about AI is that they understand people. We need a hero like you (to explore Mars). But we need heroes like us working hard on the Earth improving things every day.







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Trump's Deregulation






President Trump both cut and increased regulation.


President Donald Trump says he's "undertaken a historic effort to massively reduce job-killing regulations." People attack him for it. The Young Turks say Trump's deregulation "singlehandedly led the world down a dark path." The leftist Economic Policy Institute think tank claims "workers' health, safety, and pay are among the casualties.” But deregulation creates wealth, Stossel notes. "Trump sent a message to business: 'We're not going to crush you.' And that's caused growth," Stossel says to Grover Norquist -- who runs Americans for Tax Reform, which fights for lower taxes and fewer rules. "That was the beginning of a recovery," Norquist responds. The stock market has risen by about a third since Trump was elected. Trump has cut hundreds of regulations, including an EPA rule about "waters of the United States" that the agency said gave them power to regulate virtually everyone’s land. The EPA was regulating "little trickles, and the kind of ponds that spring up when it rains a lot one night,” says Norquist. "They were using it as land control." Stossel reported how Jill and Jack Baron, in Idaho, were encouraged by state officials to unclog a drainage ditch -- but when they did so, federal officials went after them in court, fining them thousands of dollars a day. Deregulation saved the Barons, who now have use of their land again. "We have our land back! Without the change in the White House and the EPA nothing would have changed," Jill Baron writes. Trump also repealed Obama’s new "CAFE" standards — meant to force car makers to produce more fuel-efficient cars. The Obama administration wanted all car makers' fleets to get an average of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025. The Trump administration scrapped that, although California may keep the tougher rules. Trump also ended the previous administration's “net neutrality” rules. Democrats predicted doom. One Federal Communications Commission official said Trump was "handing the keys to the internet over to a handful of multi-billion-dollar corporations." Opponents feared that those corporations would jack up prices, or slow some website speeds. None of that's happened, Stossel and Norquist note. Another regulation Trump cancelled would have treated franchise companies like McDonalds as one single business. Norquist explains why the Obama administration wanted that: "The trial lawyers want to be able to sue all of McDonald’s, not just the local McDonald’s, if [someone] spills coffee on themselves. And the labor unions wanted to unionize all of McDonald’s, not just the one store ... that would have been a disaster. That was ended." But sometimes, Trump adds new regulations -- he's mandated that government buy products made in America, and he's added tariffs on lots of imports. "Trump is a protectionist in many ways, and tariffs are taxes and ... regulations on consumers," Norquist says. "The good news is, the vast majority of the regulatory acts by a factor of many have been deregulatory and they have been tremendously helpful," Norquist says. "He's done a great deal more than anybody in recent history ... maybe even more than Reagan did.” By some measures, he did. Trump claims to have cut 22 rules for every new regulation. He exaggerates, as usual, Stossel notes. The real number is about 5 regulations repealed for every new one passed, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Still, whether it’s 5 or 22, It's good whenever excessive regulations are cut, concludes Stossel. Regulations take our time, opportunity, and our freedom.










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China is erasing its border with Hong Kong






When Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, Chinese leaders agreed that Hong Kong would be able to keep its economic and political systems, including some of the civil freedoms denied to China’s citizens on the mainland, for the next 50 years. Although Hong Kong still has nearly 30 years of semi-autonomy left, China has started tightening its grip, and many believe it is chipping away at Hong Kong’s freedoms. In this episode, I explore how Hong Kong is dealing with the looming deadline and China’s premature moves.












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Beijing casts doubt on US-China trade talks







Walser Wealth Management CEO Rebecca Walser on the impact of U.S. trade tensions with China on the economy and markets and the state of the tech sector. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.










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Left Behind: Homeless Crisis in San Francisco






In the summer of 2019, Fox News embarked on an ambitious project to chronicle the toll progressive policies has had on the homeless crisis in four west coast cities: Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland, Ore. In each city, we saw a lack of safety, sanitation, and civility. Residents, the homeless and advocates say they've lost faith in their elected officials' ability to solve the issue. Most of the cities have thrown hundreds of millions of dollars at the problem only to watch it get worse. This is what we saw in San Francisco.










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They Are Making Hybrids to Take Over Planet Earth








COAST TO COAST AM. From the beginning, in UFO abduction incidents, aliens have shown an interest in human reproduction, he noted. The reason behind this is their program to create hybrids, he said, describing an early case that Hopkins shared with him in which a woman was shown a human that looked half-human, half-alien, and was asked by the aliens to hold them. "They are making hybrids so that they can come down and be here," possibly to takeover our planet, he conjectured. Jacobs also discussed the telepathic abilities of aliens, in which they can transfer data into someone's mind. He theorized that hybrids are being created with a tremendous amount of information dumped into them by the Praying Mantis or insect-like ET beings, who direct the hybrid program. ORIGINAL SHOW DATE - 2014/08/19









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Peter Schiff : Bitcoin Lost more value than any of the Major Stock Market Indexes







Yesterday, Peter Schiff, the chief executive of brokerage firm Euro Pacific Capital and poplar Bitcoin skeptic, took to Twitter to declare that Bitcoin has failed in its attempt to prove as a haven for investors. In his tweet, Schiff pointed out that Bitcoin had fallen below the $10,000 again, marking the significant drop as conclusive proof that Bitcoin couldn’t possibly hedge against volatility. he tweeted , Bitcoin has again failed the safe haven test. On Friday, as escalating trade tensions sent global stock markets plunging, investors sought refuge in monetary safe havens. The Japanese yen, Swiss franc, and especially gold all moved higher. Yet Bitcoin plunged by more than stocks! and he added : Since last Thursday Bitcoin has lost more value than any of the major stock market indexes, while gold and silver have gone up. You can keeping looking in the rear view mirror while ignoring what's happening right in front of you! “It doesn't matter how high the price of Bitcoin rises unless you sell. Every buyer must eventually sell to realize any benefit from the rise,” Peter Schiff wrote about Bitcoin a month ago . The idea that Bitcoin is just like gold is utter nonsense. Bitcoin is nothing like gold. It’s fool’s gold. There is not a single use case where Bitcoin can be used as a substitute for gold. Plus the gold price never falls by over 25% in less than 24 hours! Peter Schiff explained . That said, Bitcoin’s volatility is real and that’s because it is an asset in the process of becoming fully capitalized. It’s an asset that goes through the most extreme emotional roller coasters because it is also trading in immature and unregulated markets. That volatility is used by some in the hard money/Austrian economics community to argue against Bitcoin and/or cryptocurrencies as potential money. But that is simply specious argumentation. The fact that the NSA and FBI hold over 90% of all bitcoins should scare the hell out of us little people. Bitcoin is a Ponzi Scheme, not an asset. Holding gold is for safe haven protection, crypto is for speculation. I own both. To me, gold is a safe haven and crypto is for speculation.









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Peter Schiff: How to Profit on Next Recession







At MoneyShow San Francisco, Peter Schiff: The problems I saw leading up to the financial crisis of 2008-9 are dwarfed by the problems that I see now under Bernake and Yellen. The bubble that they created is far bigger. This thing is probably going to blow up on Donald Trump. I wish he hadn't claimed ownership when he put his brand on this stock market bubble, on this phony economy. They're going to have the rename the Great Recession because this one is going to be worse. We are going to have a dollar crisis this time. The average American is going to suffer much more this time. That's why I'm here at the MoneyShow to tell people how to profit on the events that are about to unfold.










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This Happened On Planet Earth...Aug. 2019...End Times Signs








Current Events Linked To Biblical Prophecies. Everything is unfolding just as the bible foretold. Wars, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes, Extreme Weather, Christian Persecution, Violence and more! Matthew 24:3-14 3 Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?” 4 And Jesus answered and said to them: “Take heed that no one deceives you. 5 For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. 6 And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. 7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences,[b] and earthquakes in various places. 8 All these are the beginning of sorrows. 9 “Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name’s sake. 10 And then many will be offended, will betray one another, and will hate one another. 11 Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many. 12 And because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. 13 But he who endures to the end shall be saved. 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.










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Argentina vs. Chile -- Why Argentina is Collapsing while Chile is Booming ?!








Chile and Argentina, right next to one another, and yet, a tale of two very different economies. Only one had Pinochet and one had Peron . Argentina has defaulted on its external debt eight times and on its domestic debt five times since its independence in 1816, putting it somewhere in the middle of the historical ranks of the world’s serial defaulters. Just months after its unprecedented $56 billion liquidity crisis bailout - it appears the South American nation is set to default for the ninth time . Amid a 20% crash in the peso and a collapse in government bonds, which pushed the implied risk of default above 80%, IMF delegates arrived in Argentina on Saturday and, as Bloomberg reports, immediately began meetings with policy makers, facing a deja vu choice from two decades ago: risk making the turmoil even worse by withholding a $5.3 billion installment due next month - or cough it up, and risk even more losses with the IMF bailout program on the verge of collapse. Argentina received the largest IMF bailout on record, $50 billion, largely to help stabilize the peso. About 100 years ago the Argentine economy was stronger than the US economy. In 1900 Argentina had an aggregate GDP equal to the US and a higher per person GDP! Argentina has a currency crisis every 20 years. Argentina has been a basket case since the late 80's. There is more to it than the debt. After a decade of socialist practices, their fate was sealed. One can argue their dilemma is in part caused by the strength of the US Dollar, and when the US Dollar hegemony ends so will a lot of their pain. However, if they didn't have a society determined to live off the dole, causing their own interest rates to skyrocket, it would have never gotten as bad as it did. It's because they went down the path of socialism which caused their interest rates to spike in their own currency, forcing them to borrow in US Dollar to get lower rates. When the US Dollar strengthens, it makes it near impossible to pay back the more expensive US Dollar in their own currency. Currencies are a zero sum game. When one currency rises, others weaken. Half of Argentina lives in Buenos Aires and the politicians who promised the most freebies ran the country using money they borrowed from the rest of the world and never paid back. The currency has defaulted 3 times in 45 years. No one keeps money in the bank and no one has credit. It is just another criminal offense in this insane criminal world. Problem with Argentina is that their politicians are too arrogant/self-interested to ever admit they made any mistakes and their people are too entitled to accept the standards of livings they can realistically earn. If they don't have something, they need a law passed to give it to them. They don't want to work hard for little, they want to work very little and receive very much. Populist (Peronist) politicians are all too eager to give them this, knowing that they will get their votes and win real support. Carrying out their plans however necessarily requires more taxes and debt, and they never seem to be capable of managing this. It always gets bigger. Then they lose credibility and things get worse. The politicians think they will always get away with their schemes, and even if it does get very serious, they believe that they could just blame somebody else and still manage to hold onto power. And political power is how you get rich in Argentina, not hard work or smarts.













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5 Signs Martial Law is Coming



While we live in a time of peace, martial law could be implemented quickly removing your rights. With our increasing dependence on technology, we've never been more vulnerable to threats which could result in the government taking control. In this video we'll discuss the 5 signs you should be aware of that could escalate resulting in martial law.















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Hurricane Dorian Gains Power , threatens Florida during Labor Day Weekend !!







Hurricane Dorian gains power, and set to threaten U.S. landfall over Labor Day weekend . Hurricane Dorian is an active tropical cyclone currently threatening the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and the Southeastern United States. The fourth named storm and second hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, Dorian developed from a tropical wave in the Central Atlantic. Dorian is now a Category One Hurricane with a forward movement of 13 MPH to the Northwest. Dorian will continue to move over the U.S. and British Virgin Islands this afternoon and then moving into the open waters of the Atlantic well east of the southeastern Bahamas. Areas in the southeast U.S. will need to monitor the track of this storm. Tropical Storm Dorian remains in the Atlantic with sustained winds around 70 mph and a central pressure of 999 mb. Dorian is moving to the northwest near 13 mph. As of Wednesday morning, the center of Tropical Storm Dorian was near the Virgin Islands. This storm has intensified since Tuesday and is looking to get stronger throughout the rest of the week, possibly into a major hurricane. Dorian will continue to move northwest throughout the next few days. The storm is now projected to move through western areas of Puerto Rico and continue to the outskirts of the Bahamas before curving more towards the west. While in open waters, Dorian is expected to intensify into a major hurricane of Category 3 strength. Areas of Florida and Georgia are looking to be impacted into early next week. The hurricane continued to bring waves of heavy rain to Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. and British Virgin Islands on Wednesday after it battered portions of the Lesser Antilles on Tuesday. While Dorian's eye wasn't yet visible on satellite imagery Wednesday, it was easy to spot in a radar loop showing the storm passing by Puerto Rico. Because of the wide range of possibilities, the wind, surge and rainfall impacts expected from Dorian over the northern Bahamas and Florida are highly uncertain at this point





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Debt collectors pushing people into bankruptcy




New data shows one debt collector is suing people for bankruptcy over small loans. Lion Finance is buying large batches of small debts, many less than $10,000, and chasing people's assets to pay it off - including the family home.











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Red Flag: 70% Of Americans Are Furious With US Politicians & Wall Street



According to a new NBC/WSJ poll, some 70 percent of Americans are as furious with the ruling class as they were in the run-up to Trump's election four years ago. While they feel satisfied with the current state of the economy, they feel Washington and Wall Street are running roughshod over the rest of America. How will this sentiment affect the coming presidential election? The economy?













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The Social Security Ponzi Scheme Is Collapsing









Today is the 84th anniversary of Social Security, and this year it went into the red. In the long run, it has a shortfall of $32 trillion. America's most important social program is set to undergo an unwelcome transformation that'll see it expend more than it collects in revenue for the first time since 1982. This net cash outflow is expected to pick up steam in 2020 and beyond, ultimately leading to the projected depletion of the program's $2.89 trillion in asset reserves by 2034. Should Congress fail to act, a reduction in benefits for then-current and future retirees of up to 21% may be needed to sustain payouts through 2092. It's a truly concerning outlook considering that more than 3 out of 5 retired workers currently rely on Social Security for at least half of their monthly income. The program is unsustainable. Young people shouldn't expect it to cover their retirement. when Social Security was actually founded, life expectancy was below 65, Now it's 78. Question : what's the difference between Social Security and a Ponzi Scheme? Answer : a Ponzi Scheme is voluntary.Social Security is where Ponzi got the idea. With a Ponzi scheme, the buyer can opt out voluntarily. Yes a buyer might get fooled by misinformation, but with everything, buyer beware, including government scheme, I mean programs. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Enron financial reports come to mind, a buyer of stock would be correct to question such good sounding reports. Social Security never should have been anything more than a tax-free retirement savings account. Furthermore, it started out as an optional thing. It should have stayed that way. The minute they started talking about making it mandatory, the people should have been threatening their politicians' future in office. The country's in a deficit; there's a point where you can't pay out and go in the negative forever. Social Security is the epitome of socialism. The false "trust fund" containing all of the trillions of dollars people were coerced into paying, is not there. The money is spent as soon as it arrives at the Treasury. That's what ALWAYS occurs in any socialist government system. Everything liberals/socialists offer ends up creating mountains of unpayable debt and looming bubbles. Pensions for all, College for all, Social Security for all, homes for all, incomes for all. social security in the US is essentially forced savings made from your paycheck that the government then spends ,any money given to the government is basically set on fire . Social security spits in the face of freedom and independence. The very 2 reasons America became a country in the first place. The GOP under Trump messed it up big time with the tax cuts act. The Feds lost a lot of revenue as a result and deficit increased. Now to make up that deficit, they now want to tap into social security and medicare. Mitch McConnell saying that we now need to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to fix the 1 trillion per year deficit created by tax cuts . We need to be forcing the senate to pay back every dime they have robbed from our paid social security back WITH interest. For far too long they have used our money as a piggy bank without the intention of paying us back, they now want to destroy it and call it a failure to avoid paying what they owe us. Dwight Eisenhower was not a liberal. But he emphatically believed that Americans’ quality of life was a priority, and warned in 1953 that the country must never prize military might above general welfare: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. As a reminder, Eisenhower had a long Military career , and was speaking in the middle of the Cold War , when Americans feared Communism and Fascism in a way that was much more tangible than now. I think we are all screwed, hopelessly, deeply screwed, and the Republicans are setting up an elitist society as a survival plan. I think that they have some truly bad news about the environment. I think they know that climate change is going to wipe out most of humanity and collapse civilization. I think they are trying to set up an insular oligarchic system to survive the apocalypse. Or they want to break the United States up, balkanizing it, as it's too big to govern and has that nasty, limiting constitution. This is becoming very reminiscent of what lead to the French Revolution. The very wealthy in their ivory towers, the masses becoming angrier by the day.





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The 'new normal' that has set up a generation for hardship



Today's young Australians are in danger of being the first generation in memory to have lower living standards than their parents, according to a new Grattan Institute report. The research also shows that older Australians spend more and have higher incomes than their counterparts three decades ago but wealth for younger Australians has hardly changed. Danielle Wood from the Grattan Institute explains.












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Trump is right – China will be in “dark ages” without U.S.



The U.S. doesn’t need China and American companies can take their manufacturing elsewhere, this according to Todd Horwitz, chief strategist at BubbaTrading.com. “We do not need China, we can exist without China. They will have big trouble existing without us. They will go back into the dark ages,” Horwitz told Kitco News.













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The Global Economic Reset: The Day America Loses The World Reserve Currency



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Trade War Escalates After China Puts Tariffs on US | China Uncensored



The US China Trade War is escalating as China and President Trump both hit each other with more tariffs!













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Can This New Technology Make Batteries Obsolete?



Today we’re going to look into Ultracapacitors and the revolutionary Graphene, and how they are going to shape the future of energy and transportation.



















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Belt & Road Breakthrough : Russia to build a Bridge linking Europe & Western China









The missing link of the “New Silk Highway” is set to finally be completed. Construction has begun on a new highway that will stretch from Russia’s border with Kazakhstan to Belarus, serving as a critical part of the China-Western Europe transport corridor—an infrastructure mega-project that has been described as the “construction of the century.” Authorities in Russia’s Samara Region are ready to begin construction of a 4km-long (2.5 miles) bridge across the Volga; it is the first part of an ambitious international traffic corridor linking Europe with Western China. The bridge will cost $1.8 billion, according to the latest version of the construction agreement. Once completed, the China-Western Europe transport corridor is meant to be the primary nervous system of the Silk Road Economic Belt, the overland portion of China's Belt and Road initiative. The corridor begins at the Chinese port of Lianyungang on the Yellow Sea and stretches along the Lianhuo Expressway, China’s longest road, to the Khorgos dry port on the border of Kazakhstan before moving through Russia en route to Western Europe. The corridor is meant to eventually combine road, rail and air transport hubs into a multi-modal ecosystem which could revolutionize the economic role of the central stretches of Eurasia and alter our paradigms of how goods are shipped between China and Europe. Ideally, this highway would allow trucks to travel between China and Europe in just eleven days, as opposed to 30-50 days by sea and 15 days by rail, making it the fastest overland option of the New Silk Road. In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the launch of both the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, infrastructure development and investment initiatives that would stretch from East Asia to Europe. The project, eventually termed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) but sometimes known as the New Silk Road, is one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects ever conceived. It harkens back to the original Silk Road, which connected Europe to Asia centuries ago, enriching traders from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Beijing’s multibillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been called a Chinese Marshall Plan, a state-backed campaign for global dominance, a stimulus package for a slowing economy, and a massive marketing campaign for something that was already happening – Chinese investment around the world. President Xi announced the initiative during official visits to Kazakhstan and Indonesia in 2013. The plan was two-pronged: the overland Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road. The two were collectively referred to first as the One Belt, One Road initiative but eventually became the Belt and Road Initiative. Xi’s vision included creating a vast network of railways, energy pipelines, highways, and streamlined border crossings, both westward—through the mountainous former Soviet republics—and southward, to Pakistan, India, and the rest of Southeast Asia. Such a network would expand the international use of Chinese currency, the renminbi, while new infrastructure could “break the bottleneck in Asian connectivity,” according to Xi. The Asian Development Bank estimates that the region faces a yearly infrastructure financing shortfall of nearly $800 billion.In addition to physical infrastructure, China plans to build fifty special economic zones, modeled after the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, which China launched in 1980 during its economic reforms under leader Deng Xiaoping. Xi subsequently announced plans for the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road at the 2013 summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Indonesia. To accommodate expanding maritime trade traffic, China would invest in port development along the Indian Ocean, from Southeast Asia all the way to East Africa. Not all of the most ambitious Belt and Road projects are about hard infrastructure. China plans to set up international courts, in Shenzhen and Xi’an, the former hub of the original Silk Road, to resolve commercial disputes related to Belt and Road. “It’s a reminder BRI is about more than roads, railways, and other hard infrastructure,” said Jonathan Hillman, director of the Reconnecting Asia project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “It’s also a vehicle for China to write new rules, establish institutions that reflect Chinese interests, and reshape ‘soft’ infrastructure.” Officials have said the courts, to be based on the judiciary, arbitration and mediation agencies of China’s Supreme People’s Court in Beijing, will follow international rules and will invite legal experts from outside China to participate. Legal experts say the courts will likely be modeled on the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts and the International Commercial Court in Singapore, which has already struck an agreement with China to resolve Belt and Road-related disputes. But critics of the independence of the country’s judicial system, which traditionally answers to China’s ruling communist party, worry the courts will favour Chinese parties over foreign firms. China’s One Belt, One Road Will definitely reshape global trade . As it continues to evolve, the BRI has the potential to exacerbate existing tensions between Washington and Beijing. The United States has accused the Chinese of seeking “to shape a world antithetical to U.S. values and interests” and of forwarding a plan to “target their investments in the developing world to expand influence and gain competitive advantages against the United States.” Vice-President Mike Pence has explicitly criticized China for its alleged “debt diplomacy” and contrasted the Chinese and American foreign investment approaches, stating that “we don’t drown our partners in a sea of debt. We don’t coerce or compromise your independence.” As a response to Chinese lending activities, the U.S. Congress recently authorized the creation of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (IDFC). Beyond the provision of loans, the IDFC can hold ownership stakes in infrastructure assets and offer political risk protection to companies operating in developing countries. Seeking to employ local workers and facilitate greater private sector investment, the IDFC can work to avoid the debt trap problem created by the BRI. Only $60 billion in funding has been allocated to the organization thus far; China committed an equivalent sum to Africa alone at a September 2017 forum. Nevertheless, increased competition between the IDFC and the BRI could thicken the geopolitical climate and contribute to a wider U.S.-China conflict.










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How facial recognition advertising is becoming your new social contract







Facial recognition advertising as depicted in Minority Report is coming to your local stores sooner than you thought. The technology is becoming so mainstream it will become a part of the new social contract. Several US retailers, including Walgreens and Kroger, are piloting facial recognition advertising in physical stores. The goal is to use all available information from the cameras to target customers with relevant ads in a similar way online advertising targets Internet users. Apps on your phone can use your high definition selfie camera to track your emotional expressions of your face as you listen to music, and suggest you playlists that correspond to your mood. A social media platform can track your face as you are typing that comment or text with your friends, and suggest you mood-specific ads. All major technology companies are heavily investing into the development of facial recognition, including Google, Apple, Amazon, Samsung or Microsoft. With their massive reach on the market, it will soon become extremely difficult for you to avoid being identified every step of your way if you want to be a functioning individual.











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