The Federal Reserve May Secretly Want to Sink the Record-Breaking Stock Market
Despite its independence, the Federal Reserve may quietly want a bear market that takes down a president that loves tweeting about the stock market. Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, told TheStreet the “[Janet] Yellen put” in the markets could expire under President Trump. “I don’t know if the Fed has much love for Trump,” he said, adding that the Fed had the markets’ back during the Obama Administration. “Maybe the Fed would be happy to see a bear market that could be blamed on Trump.” Schiff thinks the markets could easily correct 20%. One black swan event Schiff sees is the notion of investors abandoning the euphoria over Trump’s presidency, which helped fuel the stock market rally this year.
Mark Levin on FISA Memo Revelations: ‘Hillary Clinton Paid for a Warrant — That’s the Easiest Way to Put It’
This is bad. Let me tell you a couple of things here. Now we know why [Adam] Schiff and the rest of them are fighting so hard. Now we know why the left-wing praetorian guard Democrat media are fighting so hard, trashing [Devin] Nunes, me, you, and others. Let’s walk through this quickly. Who are they trying to protect? Hillary Clinton. Sean, who else are they trying to protect? Barack Obama. His name never comes up.
Pentagon: Two top Guantanamo Bay officials fired
“Today, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis rescinded the designations of Harvey Rishikof as the Director of the Office of the Convening Authority for Military Commissions and as the Convening Authority for Military Commissions,” the Pentagon said. Mattis appointed Jim Coyne, who currently serves as the general counsel at the Defense Logistics Agency, as the acting convening authority, Pentagon spokesman Tom Crosson told CNN.
Satellite images reveal new North Korean bases for fleet of assault hovercraft
The rogue state is building two new bases and upgrading two existing facilities for the vehicles on its west coast, increasing the threat to South Korean-held islands in the West Sea. The additional bases are expected to be completed next year, with analysts pointing out that the new site at Yonbong-ni will house the furthest forward-deployed assault hovercraft in the North Korean fleet.
Nunes: Charges possible for officials who lied to court to spy on Trump
Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who spearheaded the controversial House Intelligence Committee memo released Friday, says Obama administration figures who used the dubious “dossier” funded by Democrats to obtain warrants to spy on the Trump campaign could be in serious trouble legally. “Where did the order come down from? Was this just a couple people, or did this come from above?” “Heading the cabal,” Buchanan said, was then-FBI Director James Comey, “who made the call to exonerate Hillary of criminal charges for imperiling national security secrets, even before his own FBI investigation was concluded.”
Nunes: ‘Clear evidence’ that Hillary Clinton campaign colluded with the Russians
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said Monday that there was clear evidence that the Democratic party and the Hillary Clinton campaign colluded with the Russians. …we have an active investigation into the State Department, that has been ongoing for a while now, and as soon as we can get that information out, we will, as the investigation unfolds.
Paratroopers prepare for full self-reliance in Lebanon war scenario
Amid the rugged Mt. Carmel forests, troops learn to make use of food, fuel, medical supplies from Lebanese population, fix weapons mid-battle; Fact that Hezbollah is now a more professional, conventional, highly trained army, not militia, seen as advantage for IDF.
Dollar climbs as world stock markets slide further
Currency markets showed far less of the panic movements gripping equities on Tuesday, with the dollar gaining slightly and traditional safe haven currencies like the Swiss Franc and the Japanese yen struggling to hold on to earlier gains.
Air strikes pound Syria’s last rebel strongholds, gas chokes civilians
Warplanes launched heavy attacks on the two last major rebel-held areas in Syria, killing at least 29 people in the Ghouta suburb near the capital and choking people with gas in Idlib in the northwest, rescue workers and a war monitor said on Monday.
Erdogan says U.S. has ‘calculations’ against Turkey, Iran, Russia in Syria
The United States is working against the interests of Turkey, Iran and maybe Russia in northern Syria, where it is sending in military supplies to an area controlled by Kurdish-dominated forces, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.
Poland’s President Duda says he will sign Holocaust bill into law
Poland’s president said on Tuesday he will sign into law a bill imposing jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust, defying criticism from Israel, the United States and activists. Andrzej Duda said in a televised address the legislation would ensure Poland’s “dignity and historical truth”.
Analysis: US sanctions on Hamas and Hezbollah indirectly target Iran
The Trump administration has laid out several new sanctions designations over the last month that target individuals and entities connected to Hamas and Hezbollah who have strong links to the Iranian government. The newly aggressive posture against Tehran’s proxy network are part of the administration’s broader strategy to push back against Iran’s activities in the region, which it views as hegemonic and destabilizing to the greater Middle East.
Hamas praises suspected killer of Havat Gilad Rabbi
Hamas praised the suspected killer of a rabbi in the Nablus area, who Israeli security forces shot dead on Tuesday morning in a village near Jenin. Ahmad Nasr Jarrar killed 32-year-old Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a resident of the Havat Gilad outpost, in a drive-by shooting in the West Bank on January 9, according to Israel and Hamas’s armed wing, the Izzadin Kassam Brigades.
Germany sold technology to Iran for use in Syrian chemical attacks
Germany’s Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control approved a license for a company to sell military applicable technology to Iranian companies that subsequently was used in Syrian regime chemical weapons attacks, reported the German publication Bild on Monday. The German company Krempel, located near the southern city of Stuttgart, sold electronic press boards to Iranian companies that were used in the production of rockets.
Asia markets join global stock plunge
Asian markets plunged on Tuesday as investors dumped stocks following the biggest US market fall for six years. At one point Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was down 7%, but recovered some of those losses to close 4.7% lower. London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell sharply when they opened on Tuesday with new losses of up to 3%. In the US overnight the Dow lost 4.6%.
German industrial workers win right to flexible hours
Industrial workers in south-western Germany have won the right to reduced working hours as part of a deal that could benefit millions of employees across the country. Workers will be able to reduce their weekly hours from 35 to 28 for up to two years to look after their families. The deal covers almost one million workers in Baden-Württemberg state and also gives them a pay rise.
Syria war: ‘Chlorine attack’ on rebel-held Idlib town
Nine people were treated for breathing difficulties after a bomb believed to be filled with chlorine was dropped on a rebel-held town in Syria, medics say. The Syria Civil Defence said three of its rescue workers were among the casualties from the attack on Saraqeb, in the north-western province of Idlib. The Syrian opposition said the bomb was dropped by a government helicopter.
Report: China Moves 300,000 Troops Closer to North Korean Border
China is reportedly moving missile defense batteries and troops closer to its border with North Korea, a potential sign that Beijing anticipates either a large refugee wave north or a military disturbance triggered by the belligerence of communist dictator Kim Jong-un…On Friday, China’s state-run People’s Daily newspaper reported that Beijing was also investing in establishing nuclear monitoring stations throughout the world, but especially near North Korea…
Lebanese leaders agree to act against ‘Israeli threats’
Lebanon’s three top leaders accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening the stability of the border region between the two countries, where calm has largely prevailed since a 2006 war, amid rising tension over territorial and maritime boundaries. President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri agreed to act to prevent Israel from building a wall on Lebanese land at the frontier, and threatening an offshore energy block in disputed waters.
Deep State Mobile: Google Helps Lead the Charge For Socialized 5G That Would Eliminate Internet Privacy
A recently leaked proposal authored by a senior National Security Council official hopes to create a nationalized 5G network where anonymity would be banned and the government would have an easier time going after those who “sow division” or pirate copyrighted material.
Michael Savage Rings The Alarm After Stock Market Tanks: ‘Deep State’ Trying To DESTROY TRUMP! (AUDIO)
On his nationally-syndicated radio program Monday, talk show legend and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Michael Savage, accused the ‘Deep State,’ of tanking the stock market in an effort to ‘destroy’ President Trump.
AP Exclusive: 2015 letter belies pope’s claim of ignorance
Pope Francis received a victim’s letter in 2015 that graphically detailed how a priest sexually abused him and how other Chilean clergy ignored it, contradicting the pope’s recent insistence that no victims had come forward to denounce the cover-up, the letter’s author and members of Francis’ own sex- abuse commission have told The Associated Press.
Congress Calls For Criminal Charges Against Comey, McCabe, Rosenstein For Treason
Obama-era illegal spying is coming back to haunt the globalists
BPA Hormone Disruptor Found In 86% Of Teenagers’ Digestive Tracts
A recent University of Exeter study has discovered that nearly all teenagers tested are holding bisphenol-A (BPA) in their intestinal lining. The chemical that makes plastics stronger and more flexible was found in higher amounts in teenagers than in the general public, causing major concern since the hormone disrupting toxicant can affect the reproductive system.
May Govt Admits ‘Significant Portion’ of Returned Islamic State Jihadists Going Unpunished, Roaming Free
Theresa May’s government has admitted that “a significant portion” of the more than 400 Islamic State fighters who have returned to Britain are at large, unpunished, having been deemed “no longer of national security concern”.
Hollywood actress jokes about eating unborn babies
At a telethon to raise money for abortions, Hollywood actress and comedian Sarah Silverman declared that laws banning the use of aborted fetuses in food products “would make me want to eat an aborted fetus.”
Trump Attorneys Approve Second Special Counsel To Probe FBI & DOJ
The war between the White House and the FBI/DOJ complex may be turning nuclear.
Elementary Teachers Launch SJW Curriculum to Combat Belief in Two Genders
A teachers’ union has launched a “social justice” curriculum for young children which includes lesson plans on combating “heteronormativity,” the common belief that there’s two genders with natural roles in life.
Study Reveals Science Behind Soy Boys
The ‘soy boy’ epidemic – in which young men act effeminate without being gay – is likely caused by the “gender-bending” chemicals in food and water mentioned in a new study.
‘UNVEILING JERUSALEM’ DEBUNKS U.N. REJECTION OF JEWISH HERITAGE
It was only months ago that UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural organization, declared the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron — believed to be the site of the double tombs of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob and Leah — a “Palestinian heritage site.”
CDC: US Flu Outbreak Worsens; Hospitalizations Highest in Nearly a Decade
The U.S. flu outbreak worsened over the past week as more people headed to doctors’ offices and emergency rooms, with hospitalizations at the highest in nearly 10 years, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
Tourists spooked by Cape’s #WaterCrisis
..“One of the key concerns noted by potential tourists who are considering Cape Town, is that they would make the water situation worse if they visited our region. We believe that this is incorrect. During peak season, international tourists only add 1% to the population,” said Wesgro spokesperson Russel Brueton.
Are Virtual Reality Churches the Wave of the Future?
Virtual reality, which can easily allow churches to have global presence and foster diversity and inclusiveness, is far more enabling than live-streaming, which numerous megachurches are currently using to conduct multi-site worship services. So are we going to see a rise of VR churches in the near future as the technology becomes cheaper and more accessible?
Report: Hamas believes war with Israel will break out in the coming days
Hamas and other Palestinian organizations believe there is a “95 percent chance” that Israel will launch a war as part of an IDF exercise in Southern Israel in the coming days, according to a report published by Al-Hayat on Sunday, quoting sources from various factions in the Gaza Strip, including Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar.
‘Why is the IDF promoting transgenderism and LGBT issues?’
Minister blasts IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot over what he calls excessive ‘glorification’ of IDF’s transgender and LGBT soldiers.
Thousands Of Jobs In Ohio Are Left Unfilled Because People Can’t ‘Pass A Drug Test’
The manufacturing industry in Ohio is expanding under the Trump administration, but growth is stunted because many potential employees are also addicted to drugs.
Philly Coach Doug Pederson Praises ‘Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’ During Post-Game Celebration
….“How do you explain this, that nine years ago you’re coaching in high school and here you are with this trophy?” Dan Patrick asked. Pederson replied, “I can only give the praise to my lord and savior Jesus Christ for giving me this opportunity and I’m going to tell you something: I’ve got the best players in the world.”
US Starts Iraq Drawdown After Declaration of Victory Over ISIS
American troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the Islamic State group last year, according to Western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq.
German Politicians ‘Alarmed’ at Scale of Anti-Christian Hate Attacks
Attacks on churches and Christian symbols accounted for a quarter of the 97 cases