After The “Syriza Shock”: Now Comes The Hard Choice Of Escape Or Merely Re-setting The Terms of Greece’s EU Servitude

We can heartily praise Alexis Tsirpras for calling bull on the destructive puzzle palace economics thrust on his country by the hypocrites and liars who rule from Brussels. And his finance minister designate, economist Yanis Varoufakis, is surely on the right track when he targets the rent-seeking bankers, big businesses and media operators who have plundered the Greek state for decades.

Indeed, his pledge that “we are going to destroy […]

Greece to Kick Out IMF and End Austerity! EU Falling Apart Rapidly!

Sources: “Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party – Europe – World – The Independent” http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wor… “News from The Associated Press” http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/… “How the European dream is dying, state by state – Telegraph” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/world… “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: John Perkins: 9780452287082: Amazon.com: Books” http://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Eco… “Syriza Win in Greek Election Sets Up New Europe Clash – WSJ” http://www.wsj.com/articles/syriza-wi… “Europe bans ‘despotic’ […]

Investing Thoughts On Gold, Dollar And Other Stuff

by Lance Roberts

Gold

For over two years now I have consistently recommended excluding gold, and gold-related holdings, from your portfolio. This advice has paid out extremely well over that time by reducing portfolio drag as deflationary pressures have continued to mount globally.

(Note: While there is a large advocacy for owning gold my investment philosophy is quite simple, gold is an asset class to own when it is trending positively. […]

Pine – One of the Best Survival Trees

by onpoint

 

Pine trees cover “almost” every aspect of survival – shelter, food, fire, tools and more!  They are one of the easiest to identify and are plentiful!  All you need to do is learn what they have to offer.  Although there are an immense number of survival uses of these trees, I cover the most common and practical uses.

Availability & Identification

If you look at the map, […]

New York City hunkers down for the ‘worst snowstorm in history’

Shelves are cleared ahead of blizzard that threatens THREE FEET of snow. Thousands of flights cancelled and workers told to stay home

Workers have been told to stay home amid warnings of up to 65mph winds and 2-3 feet of snow

Supermarkets have been cleaned out of food in New York City

New York mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers not to ‘underestimate’ the storm, adding: ‘This could be […]

Despite All The Snow, Barack Obama’s Sick Obsession With Climate Change Rages On

By Michael Snyder

Despite a “tidal wave” of snow that could potentially dump three feet of the white stuff on New York City, Barack Obama continues to insist that global warming is the “greatest threat” that humanity is facing.  And in his second term he is making the fight against climate change one of his top priorities.  In recent months he has cemented climate change deals with China and […]

Keystone Pipeline Bill Stalls in Senate, Prolonging Debate …Republicans Can’t Amass 60 Votes Needed to End Debate

The Senate on Monday rejected a procedural motion to advance legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, prolonging the chamber’s debate over the project.

Amid a partisan fight over congressional procedure and absences due to weather and other conflicts, Senate Republican leaders couldn’t amass the 60 votes needed to end debate on the bill and move toward a final vote on approving the pipeline. The procedural vote was 53-39.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/keystone-pipeline-bill-stalls-in-senate-prolonging-debate-1422317530

OFFICIAL LOWERTHETONE NEWS: Osborne out there line-dancing for Britain as Hollande poised to throw double 19 and money-oil-cold weather link revealed

BY JOHN WARD

FT May 19th 2014: ‘Britain says it will include prostitution and illegal drugs in its official national accounts for the first time. The move is one of the changes planned that will add up to 5% to the UK’s gross domestic product.’

Well it’s good to see that Osborne’s long, um, economic plan is working, and this sort of entrepreneurial approach can add 5% to our […]

Everything you need to know about cyberterrorism in one chart

by WashingtonsBlog Worse Than Islamic Radicals?

While Islamic terrorists are scary, other threats are much more dangerous.

For example, while the government has hyped the threat of terrorists causing a power outage, the numbers tell a different story:

(Background.)

Why isn’t Homeland Security going after public enemy number 1?

Postscript: It’s wrong to make fun of terrorism … or is it?

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VIDEO: AMERICANS WANT OBAMA TO REPEAL THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Beachgoers in San Diego blithely agreed that President Barack Obama should be given the power to completely repeal the Bill of Rights in the name of fighting ISIS in another disturbing insight into the unthinking malaise of many Americans.

Told by media analyst and author Mark Dice that Obama had announced he was to repeal the Bill of Rights in order to “help make sure that we can […]

DOJ Spying on Millions of Cars… Building database to track vehicles in real time

 

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department has been building a national database to track in real time the movement of vehicles around the U.S., a secret domestic intelligence-gathering program that scans and stores hundreds of millions of records about motorists, according to current and former officials and government documents.

The primary goal of the license-plate tracking program, run by the Drug Enforcement Administration, is to seize cars, cash and other assets to […]

President Films Anti-Oil Drilling Video — Aboard Presidential Jet!

On Sunday, President Barack Obama released an anti-oil drilling environmental video shot aboard Air Force One–an aircraft that has a 53,611 gallon fuel capacity.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/01/26/obama-films-anti-oil-drilling-video-from-a-jet/