Tag Archives: globalism

Q1 2017 Market Commentary: Trump, the Fed, Globalists, and Gold

This past quarter in the markets was one of the more interesting three-month periods we’ve had in a while. Not because of what took place, but rather, the lack of what took place, considering the boiling global geopolitical climate. Almost all of Q1 unfolded against a backdrop of zero volatility and confounding complacency not seen […]

New York State

The Bizarre Mystery of the Empire State

For a long time I’ve taken it for granted that the reason New York’s official nickname is “The Empire State” is because, housing institutions like Wall Street, the UN and The New York Fed, New York City is one of the major seats for an informal global empire led in many ways by the US. […]

Thank God For Barack: The Plastic President and My Two-Party Illusion

During the entire 2008 election season, Obama gained my support by criticizing everything Bush was about: secret murders and arrests, baseless arrests of activists, unrepentant warrantless snooping, attacks on civil liberties and, of course, his corporatocratic Forever War known as the War On Terror. Though not sobbing with joy in the streets like many of […]