3 Stories That Show Big Brother is Alive and Well

October 22, 2017 - 2:17am

Via The Daily Bell
Getting Clever with Fear to Restrict the Internet.
Representatives from the seven countries (UK, USA, Germany, Italy, France, Canada, and Japan) known as the G7 which form the Council on Foreign Relations met to discuss what to do about extremist jihadi content on the internet. They want to work with tech giants to make sure anything that could recruit or train terrorists is taken down within two hours.

Meet The Eccentric, Euroskeptic, Czech Billionaire Who Will Become Prime Minister

October 22, 2017 - 1:49am
Meet The Eccentric, Euroskeptic, Czech Billionaire Who Will Become Prime Minister

The Czech election is taking place today, with the “Czech Donald Trump”, Andrej Babis, expected to be voted in as Prime Minister. As we noted last week, Babis is the Czech Republic’s second wealthiest person, is demanding the return of greater sovereignty from the EU, rejects the Euro and is against Muslim immigration. He has pledged to run the country like a business, while eliminating corruption. Oh, and he is also facing criminal charges for fraud. Babis's anti-establishment party ANO stands for "Action of Dissatisfied Citizens" and is also the Czech word for "yes".

Trump To Allow Release Of 3,000 Never Before Seen Documents On JFK Assassination

October 22, 2017 - 1:08am
Trump To Allow Release Of 3,000 Never Before Seen Documents On JFK Assassination

Following years of delays, President Trump announced on Twitter on Saturday morning that he will allow the release of more than 3,000 of classified documents from the FBI, CIA, and Justice Department on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The unexpected announcement means that a trove of previously unseen documents will be released by the National Archives by October 26.
“Subject to the receipt of further information, I will be allowing, as President, the long blocked and classified JFK FILES to be opened,” Trump tweeted.

Key Charts: Gold is Cheap and US Recession May Be Closer Than Think

October 21, 2017 - 11:50pm
Key Charts: Gold is Cheap and US Recession May Be Closer Than Think

by Dominic Frisby of Money Week
Every year, Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and Mark J Valek of investment and asset management company Incrementum put together the report In Gold We Trust – 160-plus pages of charts and thoughts, mostly gold-related, on the state of the world’s finances.
There’s so much to look at and consider. It’s a sort of digital equivalent of a coffee-table book.
Yesterday I got an email from them, containing a “best of” – a compendium of some of the best charts from this year’s report.

Spain Activates "Nuclear Option": Will Seize Control Of Catalan Government, Force New Elections

October 21, 2017 - 11:49pm

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asked lawmakers to grant him unprecedented powers to force leaders of the Catalonia region to cease their independence push, a dramatic escalation in the confrontation between Spain and the separatist region, which the WSJ - and virtually everyone else - has said will be a major test for Spanish democracy.  According to The Spain Report, this
is the first time in the modern democratic period that a central
government has suspended home rule in one of Spain's 17 regions.

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