It’s hard to keep up these days with the laundry list of potential market disruptors we are facing on a monthly basis. As I’m typing this Draghi is still dishing out empty rhetoric to anyone still cares following along after eight years of experimental monetary policies. Not surprisingly the Euro is in whipsaw mode as participants are feverishly weighing every single words for hidden coded messages or signs that free money train may one day come to an end. In the end it’s nothing but noise which will soon be forgotten as soon as necessity or convenience once more trumps public interest. Which incidentally seems to happen a lot nowadays, doesn’t it?
I don’t care what party you belong to or what your political beliefs may be – Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, or Constitutionalist. But when evidence of organized wide scale vote rigging comes to light then it is time to pay very close attention. As a naturalized passport carrying U.S. citizen the claim that systematic voter fraud may have been going on for several decades deeply depresses me. If the most basic mechanism of the democratic process – i.e. voting – has effectively been subverted then the edifice of our nation is crumbling and may just come tumbling down.
This may come as a complete shock to you, but this may be the first time in modern history that a German has won a comedy contest, and without British assistance. Yes, just let that sink in for a while. Now I already know what you’re thinking: If this isn’t a clear sign that the West is heading straight into the new Dark Ages then I don’t know what is. And I would agree with you, but let me explain. It all started with Howard Lindzon snapping a screenshot of Marc Faber, a.k.a. Dr. Doom, who was trying out what must have been his new comedy routine on MSNBC, suggesting that the Dow may at some point touch the 100,000 mark. So Howard snaps a screenshot and puts it on [...]
Fun fact about the featured video: Saga used to be my favorite band as a youngster and I wound up attending that very concert back in 1991. Took me a long train ride to get there and after the show I ended up sleeping at the train station as there were no return trains until early next morning. Now if you’re under 25 years old and are breaking out in hives when being exposed to 1980s style synth pop then you may want to point your browser here for some similarly themed eye bleach. But when it comes to actionable information it is message is that matters, not the messenger. And we do have technical progression on the equities side that requires our attention: