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California Wants To Give More Money To Eric Holder To Fight Trump

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra apparently doesn’t think that $858 million is nearly enough taxpayer money to fight the Trump administration.  That is precisely the amount that California’s state budget proposal, laid out by Governor Jerry Brown in January, allocated to Becerra’s Justice Department but in testimony before the Senate Budget committee yesterday Becerra said […]

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Macron Says He Is Victim Of “Massive, Coordinated” Hack After 9 Gigabytes Of Private Documents Released

As reported overnight, the anonymous source of documents alleging Emmanuel Macron’s involvement with an operating agreement for a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the Caribbean island of Nevis returned to release several high quality images of the purported documents along with promises to release even more documents and identify account locations and the extent of […]

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The Coming Debt Reckoning

Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, American workers, as a whole, are facing a disagreeable disorder.  Their debt burdens are increasing.  Their incomes are stagnating. There are many reasons why.  In truth, it would take several large volumes to chronicle all of them.  But when you get down to the ‘lick log’ of it all, the disorder stems […]

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Italy Dependent On ECB “Buyer Of Last Resort” As Foreign Investors Dump Bonds Amid Capital Flight

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Italy is increasingly dependent on the ECB to hold down bond yields as foreign investors dump Italian bonds like mad. Eurointelligence bills this as “Further Evidence of Capital Flight in Italy“.  In a column earlier this week, Federico Fubini notes that, according to the Bank of International Settlements, in 2016 […]

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North Korea Accuses CIA Of Plotting A “Biochemical Attack” Against Kim Jong-Un

In the latest verbal fireworks involving the Pacific Rim’s most unstable nation, overnight North Korea accused the CIA and the South Korea National Intelligence service of supporting a terrorist cell plotting to kill its “supreme leadership” with a bio-chemical weapon and said such a “pipe-dream” could never succeed. According to AFP, the North’s Ministry of […]

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Buffett Sells A Third Of His IBM Stake: “I Don’t Value IBM The Same Way That I Did Six Years Ago”

When Warren Buffett surprised markets in 2011 after announcing that he had started building up a stake in IBM – a member of the tech sector from which Buffett had traditionally kept a safe distance – we joked that the only reason for his involvement was IBM’s then unprecedented buyback spree. A few short years […]

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President Obama Sought NSA Intel On 1000s Of Americans During The 2016 Election

Authored by John Solomon via Circa.com, During his final year in office, President Obama’s team significantly expanded efforts to search National Security Agency intercepts for information about Americans, distributing thousands of intelligence reports across government with the unredacted names of U.S. residents in the midst of a divisive 2016 presidential election. The data, made available […]

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