The Internal War in the Deep State Claims Its High Profile Casualty: Jeffrey Epstein

The “traditionalist” Neocons are going to have to decide to fish or cut bait. I’ve been writing about the fracturing Deep State for the past five years: Is the Deep State Fracturing into Disunity? (March 14, 2014) Is the Deep State at War–With Itself? (December 14, 2016) Epstein and the Explosive Crisis of the Deep State (July 15, … Read moreThe Internal War in the Deep State Claims Its High Profile Casualty: Jeffrey Epstein

The War On Cash – The Biggest Audience Ever On DFA

Well, who would have though it. My show with the CEC’s Robbie Barwick has now had 105,000 views in the past week and counting. So this draft bill is really hitting a nerve. This is the biggest audience we have ever had for any of our shows. Thanks to all those who watched it and … Read moreThe War On Cash – The Biggest Audience Ever On DFA

Bendigo And Adelaide Bank Profit: $376.8 million, down 13.3 percent

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Australia’s fifth-largest retail bank, today announced results for the year ending 30 June 2019. Statutory net profit: $376.8 million, down 13.3 percent, as a result of remediation and redundancy costs and unrealised losses relating to Homesafe due to the decline in property valuations in Melbourne and Sydney Cash earnings after tax: … Read moreBendigo And Adelaide Bank Profit: $376.8 million, down 13.3 percent

Questions for USCIS Engagement

From: suzanne@lucidtext.com Sent: August 11, 2019 6:03 PM To: ‘public.engagement@uscis.dhs.gov’ Subject: EB-5 Engagement The following are my questions for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program: Listening Session, Monday, September 9, 2019. Processing Volume Questions In the October 5, 2018 meeting with IIUSA, IPO Chief Sarah Kendall reported significant productivity improvements, which “represents that it was a … Read moreQuestions for USCIS Engagement

RBNZ Reveals Submissions on the New Proposed Mortgage Bond Standard

The New Zealand Reserve Bank has today published a summary of submissions on its consultation proposing a new mortgage bond standard aimed at supporting confidence and liquidity in New Zealand’s financial markets. Submissions on the new proposed mortgage bond standard are broadly supportive of the introduction of a high grade residential mortgage backed securities framework … Read moreRBNZ Reveals Submissions on the New Proposed Mortgage Bond Standard

PolicyBazaar to create 4k jobs in J&K, Ladakh

EtechAces Marketing and Consulting, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar and lending marketplace PaisaBazaar, said it will create 4,000 jobs in J&K and Ladakh — over 12 months. Roughly 95% of the new jobs will be in the customer advisory function and the rest would be around corporate and tech functions with each … Read morePolicyBazaar to create 4k jobs in J&K, Ladakh

Record losses expected as scammers target Australians

The ACCC says that Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, with projections from losses reported to Scamwatch and other government agencies so far expected to exceed $532 million by the end of the year, surpassing half a billion dollars for the first time. This year’s National Scams Awareness Week … Read moreRecord losses expected as scammers target Australians

AFG and Connective announce merger

Australian Finance Group Ltd (ASX:AFG) has entered into a binding conditional implementation deed to merge with the mortgage aggregation business of Connective Group Pty Ltd. Connective has a network of over 3,600 brokers across five states with a panel of more than 50 lenders. The combined group will create a significant national mortgage distribution network, … Read moreAFG and Connective announce merger

Had once told finance minister to sack RBI governor: Nitin Gadkari

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari said he had once recommended to the finance minister to sack the RBI governor. Through this incident he sought to make the point how rigidity by regulators had hampered business growth in the country. In NDA’s first innings, Raghuram Rajan and Urijit Patel were RBI governors. Please follow and like … Read moreHad once told finance minister to sack RBI governor: Nitin Gadkari

“Hook It Up”: My Personal Disenchantment with the Narrative of Black Victimhood, by Nicolás Palacios Navarro

My mother would often tell me about the first time she ever saw a black person in the flesh. “I felt like I was watching an exotic animal, the kind you only read about in text books,” she would explain with wide-eyed recall about the ones in the Van Nuys neighborhood where my parents lived… … Read more“Hook It Up”: My Personal Disenchantment with the Narrative of Black Victimhood, by Nicolás Palacios Navarro

Roth, Dylan and the Nobel Prize, by Gilad Atzmon

schrub says: I recently heard a rather revealing story about Phillip Roth. In or 2015 or 2016 the committee that was to chose the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature came under intense pressure to award the prize to the then-ailing Roth since Nobel Prizes cannot be awarded after a recipient’s death. Besides the… … Read moreRoth, Dylan and the Nobel Prize, by Gilad Atzmon

Hidden Hands in the Middle East, by Charlie O’Neill

The Western public has been so poorly served, in recent years, by its supposed world-class media organisations that any semblance of a coherent narrative explaining world events and tying together their deeper, underlying, causes to one another, has almost completely disappeared from the programming of the major networks. More often than not, international affairs are… … Read moreHidden Hands in the Middle East, by Charlie O’Neill

Endgame for the Fed?, by Ron Paul

The Federal Reserve, responding to concerns about the economy and the stock market, and perhaps to criticisms by President Trump, recently changed course on interest rates by cutting its “benchmark” rate from 2.25 percent to two percent. President Trump responded to the cut in already historically-low rates by attacking the Fed for not committing to… … Read moreEndgame for the Fed?, by Ron Paul

The Epstein Mystery, by Paul Craig Roberts

I appreciate my readers’ confidence in me. However, I cannot clear up the Epstein matter for you. Perhaps I can help you to think about it in a careful way. First of all, many jail “suicides” are murders. In 1995 Jesse Trentadue’s brother, Kenneth, was mistakenly identified as the possible “missing man” who was thought… … Read moreThe Epstein Mystery, by Paul Craig Roberts

It’s not exactly normal for an Indian girl to aspire to be a global pop star: Movina

NRI Pulse Staff Feature Atlanta’s Movina Nagarajan released her first official single, “Call Me Baddie” recently. In this interview with NRI Pulse, the Emory University grad who has a double degree in Economics and Music, says she wrote the song for all “baddies” out there who are following their dreams, putting in the hard work, … Read moreIt’s not exactly normal for an Indian girl to aspire to be a global pop star: Movina

Im-Politic: Hyper-Partisans Across the Spectrum are Wrong; the Terrorist Threat is “All of the Above”

As if we needed another one, the latest upsurge in the intertwined national debates about gun violence, mass shootings, and terrorism provides another example of how hyper-partisan, encrusted thinking is obscuring the road to dramatically improved policies – and greater public safety. Specifically, way too many Americans are still mired in a dangerously distracting debate … Read moreIm-Politic: Hyper-Partisans Across the Spectrum are Wrong; the Terrorist Threat is “All of the Above”

Let’s Go to the Movies: August 15, 2019 – Trading Places

Produced by movie great (and treasured friend) Aaron Russo, Trading Places explores numerous classic deep state tactics in a hilarious comedy about a con artist and commodities executive who trade places in an engineered bet. Relate reading: Aaron Russo on Wikipedia Dan Aykroyd on Wikipedia Eddie Murphy on Wikipedia Ralph Bellamy on Wikipedia Jamie Lee … Read moreLet’s Go to the Movies: August 15, 2019 – Trading Places