RBA Holds As Expected

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.00 per cent. The outlook for the global economy remains reasonable, although the risks are tilted to the downside. The trade and technology disputes are affecting international trade flows and investment as businesses scale back spending plans due to the increased uncertainty. At … Read moreRBA Holds As Expected

District Court Orders Tennessee Companies and Their Owner to Stop Distributing Unapproved New Drugs and Misbranded and Adulterated Dietary Supplements

A federal court entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against defendants Basic Reset and Biogenyx, as well as their owner, Fred R. Kaufman III, and Kimberly Kaufman, the Department of Justice announced today. The permanent injunction enjoins the defendants from distributing unapproved new drugs and misbranded and adulterated dietary supplements, and a misbranded and … Read moreDistrict Court Orders Tennessee Companies and Their Owner to Stop Distributing Unapproved New Drugs and Misbranded and Adulterated Dietary Supplements

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Security Company

The Department of Justice announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with U.S. Security Associates Inc. (USSA), which was recently acquired by Allied Universal Holdco LLC (Allied Universal) – the largest private security firm in the United States. Prior to its acquisition, USSA provided security services to hospitals, schools, financial institutions, government facilities, … Read moreJustice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Security Company

Turkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran

Resit Tavan, a Turkish Businessman and owner of the Istanbul-based Turkish business Ramor Dis Ticaret Ltd. (also known as the “Ramor Group”) was sentenced on Thursday, August 29, in Federal District Court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to 27 months imprisonment in connection with his conviction for conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions by exporting specialized marine equipment … Read moreTurkish Businessman Sentenced to 27 Months Imprisonment for Conspiracy to Violate U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Marine Equipment from the United States to Iran

Suncorp completes Guardian Advice remediation program

ASIC says Suncorp Life and Superannuation Limited (Suncorp) has recently completed a remediation program, which impacted over 4,000 clients of Suncorp-owned GuardianFP Limited (Guardian Advice). Suncorp paid $1,431,167 in compensation to Guardian Advice clients who had received poor advice. Suncorp undertook the remediation program after ASIC imposed additional licence conditions on the Australian financial services … Read moreSuncorp completes Guardian Advice remediation program

Australia records first current account surplus in 44 years

The largest quarterly goods and services surplus on record at $19.9 billion and a narrowing net income deficit to $13.9 billion, contributed to Australia recording a seasonally adjusted $5.9 billion current account surplus for the June quarter 2019, according to latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is Australia’s first current … Read moreAustralia records first current account surplus in 44 years

Retail turnover falls 0.1 per cent in July

Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 per cent in July 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.4 per cent in June 2019. The trend estimate for Australian retail turnover rose 0.1 per cent in July 2019, following a 0.2 per cent rise … Read moreRetail turnover falls 0.1 per cent in July

Mortgage Stress Steady In August 2019

For the first time since 2015 the overall level of mortgage stress did not rise significantly in August, according to the latest research from Digital Finance Analytics, based on our rolling 52,000 household survey. That said, the proportion of households whose cash flow is under pressure when servicing their mortgages remains elevated at 32.1% of … Read moreMortgage Stress Steady In August 2019

This is long, but it provides a great education of socialism/communism history in the United States.

LABOR DAY To appreciate it, one needs to know the history preceding it. At the time the United States was founded, most people were farmers or worked in trades, such as blacksmiths, cobblers, bakers, upholsterers, etc. Then, the Industrial Revolution began when the Scottish inventor James Watt developed a steam… Continue reading The post This … Read moreThis is long, but it provides a great education of socialism/communism history in the United States.

AMP Says Property Price Boom Unlikely

AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver says the latest resurgence in property prices will be tempered by weak economic conditions and lending constraints. Via InvestorDaily. There are plenty of positive indicators to suggest property prices will soon be booming again. The boost from the election result which removed the threats to negative gearing and the … Read moreAMP Says Property Price Boom Unlikely

Justice Delayed Twelve Years In Knoxville Horror Slayings, by John Derbyshire

See, earlier, Do We Have Government Of Laws, Or Not? and Unequal Justice In New York: Sheldon Silver Still Free Here’s more justice delayed, the delay in this case being twelve years. The crime that calls for justice here is the one our own Nicholas Stix calls the Knoxville Horror: the killing of sweethearts Channon… … Read moreJustice Delayed Twelve Years In Knoxville Horror Slayings, by John Derbyshire

Unequal Justice In New York: Sheldon Silver Still Free, by John Derbyshire

See, earlier, by John Derbyshire: Do We Have Government Of Laws, Or Not? My morning drill is to read the New York Post over my breakfast, then power up the computer and browse the news and opinion websites. It thus happened that I read James Kirkpatrick’s column about the railroading of Steve Stockman right after… … Read moreUnequal Justice In New York: Sheldon Silver Still Free, by John Derbyshire

Do We Have Government of Laws, or Not?, by John Derbyshire

See, earlier Unequal Justice And The Persecution Of Steve Stockman, Proud Boys, Andy Ngo—Is U.S. ALREADY A Third World Country? Is the US governed by laws or men? Tuesday last week here at VDARE.com James published a very good piece about former Texas congressman Steve Stockman, who last November was sentenced to ten years in… … Read moreDo We Have Government of Laws, or Not?, by John Derbyshire

The Future of the Spectacle … or How the West Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Reality Police, by C.J. Hopkins

If you want a vision of the future, don’t imagine “a boot stamping on a human face — for ever,” as Orwell suggested in 1984. Instead, imagine that human face staring mesmerized into the screen of some kind of nifty futuristic device on which every word, sound, and image has been algorithmically approved for consumption… … Read moreThe Future of the Spectacle … or How the West Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Reality Police, by C.J. Hopkins

Israel’s Many Wars, by Philip Giraldi

Two years ago I wrote an article entitled “America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars.” Though I made clear in the piece that I was writing about specific, identifiable Jews who fund and staff the think-tanks and foundations that make up the Israel Lobby, I was immediately fired by the Editor of The American Conservative (TAC)… … Read moreIsrael’s Many Wars, by Philip Giraldi

The West Oppressed the Third World for So Long It Became the Third World Itself, by Andre Vltchek

Many have already noticed: The U.S. really, really doesn’t feel like the world leader, or even as a ‘first world country’. Of course, I write that sarcastically, as I detest expressions like ‘first world’, and the ‘third world’. But readers know what I mean. Bridges, subways, inner cities, everything is crumbling, falling apart. When I… … Read moreThe West Oppressed the Third World for So Long It Became the Third World Itself, by Andre Vltchek

Who Won, and Who Lost, World War II?, by Pat Buchanan

Sunday, the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of Poland, Vice President Mike Pence spoke in Warsaw’s Pilsudski Square of “five decades of untold suffering and death that followed” the invasion. Five decades! What Pence was saying was that, for Poland, World War II did not end in victory but defeat and occupation by an… … Read moreWho Won, and Who Lost, World War II?, by Pat Buchanan

I Feel Sorry for President Trump, by Paul Craig Roberts

Yes, I know. I am lining up on the wrong side. You are supposed to hate him. The presstitutes hate Trump. So does the Democratic Party, part of the Republican Party, the military/security complex, the entirety of the liberal/progressive/left, the universities, feminists, and Washington’s vassal states. No one likes him but the “racist, white supremacist… … Read moreI Feel Sorry for President Trump, by Paul Craig Roberts

French Identitarians to be Fined and Jailed for Opposing Illegal Immigration, by Guillaume Durocher

The pro-European and anti-immigration movement Generation Identity (GI) has achieved a worldwide notoriety through its often spectacular actions, whether by occupying EU and government buildings or manning their own ship to halt migrant smugglers in the Mediterranean. Such actions are not without risk however. In spring 2018, French GI activists – frustrated by the French… … Read moreFrench Identitarians to be Fined and Jailed for Opposing Illegal Immigration, by Guillaume Durocher

Manmohan speaks: India is at a crucial phase in its demographic evolution, getting economic policy right is imperative

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently characterised the current phase of tepid economic growth as a “jobless” one. Some of these developments are predictable consequences of the ill-advised demonetisation decision. However, there are long-term patterns… Please follow and like us:

Arrest made in horrific stabbing death of Sikh man

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, September 2, 2019: A 21-year-old man was arrested recently for the horrific stabbing death of Parmjit Singh, 64 who was out on a Sunday evening walk at Gretchen Talley Park, California on August 25. “Last night, detectives from the Tracy Police Department presented evidence to a Judge of the … Read moreArrest made in horrific stabbing death of Sikh man

Im-Politic: A Good News/Bad News Labor Day Poll for U.S. Labor Unions

As a firm believer that healthy democracies and vibrant economies need strong, independent labor unions, I’m happy to celebrate Labor Day each year, and pleased that Americans have been doing so now for 125 years. (Whether particular unions today are playing constructive roles is another matter entirely.) And that’s why I’m also concerned that a … Read moreIm-Politic: A Good News/Bad News Labor Day Poll for U.S. Labor Unions

Democratic Presidential Clown Car Update for September 2, 2019

Gillibrand is Out, CNN is going to subject America to 7 hours of climate change blather because they hate America (and ratings), Biden suffers imaginary flashbacks, and the next debates loom. It’s your Democratic Presidential clown car update! Polls Quinnipiac: Biden 30, Warren 19, Sanders 15, Harris 7, Buttigieg 5, Yang 3, Booker 1, O’Rourke … Read moreDemocratic Presidential Clown Car Update for September 2, 2019

Jet Airways fails to attract new bidders

The third deadline for submission of expression of interest (EoI) ended on August 31. With no new bidders emerging during this period, there are only three entities that had put in their initial bids earlier. Russian fund treasury RA Partners, Panama-based investment firm Avantulo Group and South American conglomerate Synergy Group Corp had submitted the … Read moreJet Airways fails to attract new bidders

The Annexation of Palestine

The Annexation of Palestine Over the past 60 years the Zionist Israelis with the help of the “freedom-loving, peace-loving Democratic Western nations” have stolen Palestine and removed the Palestinians from their homes, villages, towns, and country.  Yet if a person says anything about this massive crime against humanity—essentially a holocaust of the Palestinians— the person … Read moreThe Annexation of Palestine

PNB board to consider Rs 18,000-crore capital infusion this week

Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Monday said the board will consider capital infusion of up to Rs 18,000 crore in its meeting later this week. It comes against the backdrop of the government’s announcement on August 30 about merging 10 public sector banks into four entities, as part of which PNB will merge Oriental Bank … Read morePNB board to consider Rs 18,000-crore capital infusion this week

Automakers demand tax cuts as sales plummet

The steep decline in sales to dealers is worrying industry executives who are renewing calls for a tax cut on cars, two-wheelers and trucks while auto analysts are cutting their sales forecasts for the year. Rajan Wadhera, president of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers said that cutting taxes to 18% from 28% at present … Read moreAutomakers demand tax cuts as sales plummet

Hurricane Dorian 8 AM Advisory & Predicted Track Mapped with Nuclear Power Stations

Predicted Track mapped with Nuclear Power Stations (Skulls) after satellite pictures and St. Lucie NPS image. Forecast further below. Hurricane Dorian at 7.21 AM EDT, Sept 2, 2019 Hurricane Dorian at 8.51 AM EDT, Sept 2, 2019 St. Lucie Nuclear Power Station. Yes, it’s really sitting out there on the Atlantic on a barrier island. … Read moreHurricane Dorian 8 AM Advisory & Predicted Track Mapped with Nuclear Power Stations