Istanbul Nightclub Shooting: Statements, Allegations, and Lack of Verifiable Evidence

With Turkey’s media having largely been reduced to State propaganda machines, journalists too intimidated to speak on the record, officials to even speak off the record to journalists, all that there remains is to summarize the statements and allegations floated by “official” sources, while underpinning the fact that no independently verifiable evidence about the shooting…

Weekend Reading: The Beginning Of The Ending

A few week’s ago I discussed the post-election surge in the market based on rather optimistic outlooks as opposed to the technical underpinnings that currently exists. As I specially stated in the weekend newsletter entitle “Dow 20,000” the market was beginning to take on an eerily similar feeling: “If this market rally seems eerily familiar, it’s because…

Here Is The US Intel Report Accusing Putin Of Helping Trump Win The Election By "Discrediting" Hillary Clinton

The farce is complete. One week after a joint FBI/DHS report was released, supposedly meant to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Russia intervened in the US presidential election, and thus served as a diplomatic basis for Obama's expulsion of 35 diplomats, yet which merely confirmed that a Ukrainian piece of malware which could be…

John Williams on The Federal Government’s Fake Economic News

Statistics issued by the government about the economy—from CPI to GDP—are fake, and Mises.TV guest John Williams of Shadowstats.com explains how and why. The article John Williams on The Federal Government’s Fake Economic News was originally published at Foreign Policy Journal. Source: Foreign Policy Journal John Williams on The Federal Government’s Fake Economic News

“Friends, Long Live” Duterte Tells Russian Navy, Hopes Moscow Will Become Philippines’ “Ally And Protector”

On Tuesday, in a surprising move confirming the ongoing pivot by the Philippines away from the US sphere of geopolitical influence, and toward the China-Russia axis, the Russian destroyer Admiral Tributs and sea tanker Boris Butomato unexpectedly arrived in the Philippines to conduct military training exercises in what the Russian media described as "an unprecedented…

NYC Homelessness Record High Despite Falling Unemployment Rate

Salil Mehta at Statistical Ideas investigates the homeless rate in New York City. Mehta notes the streets are flourishing with a severe homelessness problem that’s escalating briskly despite a falling unemployment rate. Please consider a The Empire City of Homelessness. Annual Growth Rate of Homeless Record High Homeless Note the huge surge in homelessness after…

US covert retaliation? Thousands of smart toasters and coffee makers attack Russian banks

 Internet-connected appliances were used in a massive attack on the sites of  Russian financial institutions. The attack is suspected to be organized by a hacker from USA or Europe.  A network of thousands of intelligent home appliances attacked the sites of Russian financial institutions. In particular, the attack was carried out by toasters, Internet cameras, coffee makers and communications equipment. In…