Trump Rattles Global Markets


Shares mostly fell Monday after the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade tensions renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Trump might say next.

Stephen Innes, managing partner at Valour Markets in Singapore, compared the difficulty of assessing the volatile market situation to reading tea leaves.

D.C. Politicians Stop Feds w/ Emergency Block


An affluent part of Washington, D.C. and its political patrons, are pulling out all the stops to prevent construction of a child-migrant shelter in its fancy environs.  

The nearly uniform outcry from Washington-area politicians incensed at federal plans to build new shelters for migrant children in Northern Virginia and the District, has some of us confused.

What the H3## Went on at the FBI?



In a pair of jaw-dropping interviews on Thursday following his resignation from, the company he founded twenty years ago, Patrick Byrne revealed his collaboration with the FBI as an informant, including involvement in surveillance of the 2016 presidential campaigns including multiple Republicans … and of the Hillary Clinton campaign, too.

In both interviews Byrne fingered Peter Strzok as the person responsible for sending the men from the FBI who visited him, but in the second, he stated that higher-ups, entities he would only identify as “X, Y, and Z” – people whose names you would know, directed the program. 



What a Perfect Match!


CNN has hired fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a contributor, the network announced Friday morning.

McCabe was fired by then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 16th, 2018, less than two days before the veteran FBI official was slated to retire. According to the Department of Justice, “McCabe had made an unauthorized disclosure to the news media and lacked candor — including under oath — on multiple occasions.”