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  • Jim Jatras: Forget Kim. It's Time For A Trump-Putin Summit...Now! May 26, 2018
    Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the aftermath of US President Donald Trump’s cancellation of his scheduled June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, the gathering clouds of global conflict are getting thicker and darker: Korea: The cancellation is a triumph for Trump’s national security team, most if not […]
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  • Visualizing U.S. Energy Consumption In One Chart May 26, 2018
    Every year, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a federal research facility funded by the Department of Energy and UC Berkeley, puts out a fascinating Sankey diagram that shows the fate of all energy that gets generated and consumed in the United States in a given year. Today’s visualization is the summary of energy consumption for […]
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  • Is The Government Building Secret Tunnels Under America To Prepare For WW3? May 26, 2018
    Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Mysterious booms and strange lights in have been reported all over the country and have recently sparked fears that the United States government is building tunnels underground in preparation for a potential nuclear third world war. Residents are convinced that they are hearing sounds and seeing the odd lights, […]
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  • Here's When China Will Win The Arms Race With The US, And How BofA Is Trading It May 26, 2018
    For all the talk of the escalating confrontation between the US and China, Bank of America's Mike Hartnett writes that the "trade war" of 2018 should be recognized for what it really is: the first stage of a new arms race between the US & China to reach national superiority in technology over the longer-term […]
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  • Bill Ryerson - Dealing With The Elephant In The Room: Overpopulation May 26, 2018
    Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, Worldwide, three new humans are born every second. Every day, 225,000 more mouths are added to the global dinner table. That adds up to 80 million new people per year -- the population equivalent of the five largest cities in the world. That's like a new Shanghai, a new […]
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  • Secretive Russian Surface-To-Air Missile Test Is World's Longest Ever May 26, 2018
    CNBC has just announced, citing an anonymous military source, that Russia quietly conducted the world’s longest anti-air missile system test, destroying mock enemy targets at record range. If and when this missile system becomes deployed, it could be a gamechanger for the Russian military, with increased area denial capabilities in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East […]
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  • Everything You Need To Know About GDPR May 26, 2018
    You’ve likely heard about the General Data Protection Regulation act (GDPR) pushed out by the EU recently. If you’re from Europe then chances are you’ve been bombarded with boring emails about it. However, this new European privacy law, which took effect today, has caused several major U.S. news websites to suspend access across the region as […]
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  • "Massacre" As Caribbean Pirate Attacks Up 160% May 26, 2018
    Modern-day pirate attacks in the Caribbean and Latin America are out of control, according to a Wednesday report which found a 163% spike in pirate activity that led to the loss of $948,690 in stolen goods. The report, produced by nonprofit group Oceans Beyond Piracy, found that 59% of the attacks involved robberies on yachts. “We have observed a significant increase […]
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  • When The U.S. Government Defaulted May 26, 2018
    Via Global Macro Monitor, One of the most pervasive myths about the United States is that the federal government has never defaulted on its debts. There’s just one problem: it’s not true, and while few people remember the “gold clause cases” of the 1930s, that episode holds valuable lessons for leaders today. – Sebastian Edwards, Project […]
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  • Nebraska Troopers Seize Enough Fentanyl To Kill 26 Million Americans May 26, 2018
    According to the Nebraska State Patrol, 118 pounds of narcotics were seized by troopers in April, which overnight were confirmed by the NSP Crime Lab as fentanyl. This is the not just the largest seizure of Fentanyl in Nebraska history, but, also the largest ever in the United States — enough to kill more than […]
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