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The District of Columbia Loses a key Handgun Control Federal Court Decision Tonight


by John Galt July 26, 2014 21:30 ET As the Federal District courts are bombarded by the bombastic leader of the United States with his arrogance and impudence towards the Constitution, the Federal District Court in Washington, DC releases a major decision striking down another gun control law (from Reuters): Federal judge rules DC ban on handguns unconstitutional <excerpted> A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional. “There is no longer any basis on…

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If this Photograph is Accurate, Russia is Readying for Action in the Donbas


by John Galt July 24, 2014 21:05 ET FWIW, my sources have given me a whisper number that up to or over 54,000 Russian troops are now positioned within 5 km of the Ukrainian border near the Donbas region. I have no reason to doubt that they are either optimistic or perhaps just underestimating Russian forces as that does not include those who have already infiltrated into the Ukraine over the past several weeks. Tonight the Twitter User LIVEUAMAP posted the following picture (click on…

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Is Putin’s Special Session of the Duma Tomorrow to Announce De-Dollarization or a Ukraine Peacekeeping Mission?


by John Galt July 23, 2014 19:30 ET The news flow from the civil war in the Ukraine continues along with the distortions and disinformation from all sides about Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 but the one bit of breaking news which was surprising to even the most avid of old time Sovietologists and new era Russian observers was first reported by the Ukrainian news outlet, UKRINFORM: Putin convenes emergency State Duma meeting on Ukraine – source KYIV, July 23 /Ukrinform/. State Duma deputies, who are…

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And now Beretta Says A.M.F. to Anti-Gun Marxist Utopia of Maryland


by John Galt July 22, 2014 20:45 ET Gee, there must be a trend or something starting in America. Recently it was Mossberg telling the anti-Constitutional state of Connecticut to go suck a gun barrel and now Maryland finds out how much it sucks (via FoxNews): Beretta to move out of Maryland due to gun-control laws Classic. Another state losing jobs because they hate the US Constitution, enjoy being managed by quasi-Marxist wussies, and prefers to bow down to Washington, D.C. instead of the ideals…

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I Report, You Decide: PBYI up Almost 200% after the Market Close on $0.00 in Sales


by John Galt July 22, 2014 19:30 ET From the financial news sites, RTT News: Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI) Is Rocketing Higher On Phase 3 Results 7/22/2014 5:11 PM ET Puma Biotechnology Inc. (PBYI: Quote) announced results from the Phase III clinical trial of PB272 (neratinib) after the close Tuesday. The trial demonstrated that treatment with neratinib resulted in a 33% improvement in disease free survival versus placebo for the primary endpoint of disease free survival in the treatment of patients with breast cancer. The…

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Yumen, China Sealed off Due to Bubonic Plague


by John Galt July 22, 2014 19:00 ET As America allows tens of thousands of medically ill individuals to cross the southern border from God knows where, the Communist Chinese are dealing with a situation so serious, an entire town is quarantined with 151 people possibly exposed to the ancient illness of the Dark Ages known as the Bubonic Plague.  The following from AFP via the Global Post: Town ‘sealed off’ after man dies of plague in China <excerpted> A Chinese town has been sealed…

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The US State Department Issues Travel Warning to Gaza Strip – 4 Days After Bombs Start Falling!!!


by John Galt July 21, 2014 20:30 ET Ah the classics never get old. Like John Kerry’s idiocy or the incompetence of the Obama administration and the United States State Department carrying on the Clinton-Bush-Hillary/Obama tradition of issuing the grand “duh” as a crisis begins; such as the travel warning issued tonight below: Israel, The West Bank and Gaza Travel Warning Last Updated: July 21, 2014 The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Israel, the West Bank and…

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On this day of July 2014, I remember when….


by John Galt July 21, 2014 19:45 ET As one gets older, you begin to realize with each passing generation just how much the United States of America has changed. I’m sure that my parents and their parents felt the same way in the 1950′s and 1960′s but to quote the current state approved thought process, “this time it is different.” And by God, yest, this time it is! I remember when… The President of the United States actually took the Oath of Office seriously.…

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In Obama’s Foreign Policy Success of Libya, Heavy Fighting Resumes near Tripoli Airport


by John Galt July 20, 2014 09:40 ET   Reality of course in Libya is quite different from the picture painted by the Team Hillary and Obama propaganda. Despite later claims of US success in Libya after Qaddafi’s death, the nation has dissolved into a state of constant civil war with the new Libyan Prime Minister correctly being framed as a supporter of Al Qaeda and radical Islam in North Africa. Thus the news today is not shocking (from the Libyan Herald): Heavy fighting resumes…

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07.20 Middle East Stock Markets Getting Whacked Again Dubai Down 5.99%


by John Galt July 20, 2014 08:45 ET Once again the idea that war(s) is or are good for the Middle East Sheikdoms appears to be a rumor only as the markets in the GCC are getting whacked again, especially in the United Arab Emirates where Dubai is down 5.99%: Without any major news events other than the wars in the Ukraine, Gaza Strip and Israel, Syria, and Iraq apparently to drive activity one has to wonder if this is a hint that the entire…

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07.19 BREAKING NEWS: Israel Expands Ground Operations in Gaza Strip


by John Galt July 19, 2014 23:45 ET Via the IDF- Hitting Hamas Tunnels in Gaza: Apparently the influence of the ketchup king who portrays himself as a barely adequate United States Secretary of State is irrelevant in the world once again as John Kerry’s “peace efforts” to find an amenable solution to reach a cease fire fell on deaf ears in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Cairo, and whatever international city Hamas declares as their new evacuation capital. The Israeli government and people have had enough…

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07.18.14 FDIC Friday’s Revenge of the Empire – Eastside Commercial Bank Conyers, GA Buh-Bye!


by John Galt July 17, 2014 19:45 ET Unlucky number 13 as far as bank failures goes is Eastside Commercial Bank of Conyers, GA taken over by C&S Bank based out of Atlanta, GA. Why is this interesting? Well, I for one thought all the bank problems were cured when the Messiah waved his magic palms over the economy and made it perfect for banksters and economic hit men once again. I guess not. From the FDIC website: Community & Southern Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, Assumes…

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07.17 20:15 ET BREAKING: 2 Ukrainian Fighter Jets Allegedly Tailing Malaysian Air Flight MH17 Before Intercept

07.17 20:15 ET BREAKING: 2 Ukrainian Fighter Jets Allegedly Tailing Malaysian Air Flight MH17 Before Intercept

by John Galt July 17, 2014 20:15 ET Consider the fog of war please when reading all of the stories tonight as Russia, the Ukraine, the US and NATO all have their own interests in tilting world opinion and the story of this unfortunate incident to their propagandist favor. However, if this story tonight which just broker via Russia’s ITAR-TASS news service verifies, then the Ukrainian government is guilty of endangering this flight by trying to sneak two fighters into combat by hiding behind the…

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Reason #1,998 to not Watch MSNBC for News: Malaysian Airliner Brought down by “Blast from Howard Stern’s Ass”


by John Galt July 17, 2014 19:30 ET Yup. the network is truly managed and run by total freaking morons and losers. Thank you Washington Beacon for saving this for posterity. And thank you Howard Stern for proving once again that the internet or my cat’s butt provides more accurate information than any NBC News product.

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Guess What Was the True Flight to Safety Today: Gold or Stocks?


by John Galt July 17, 2014 17:10 ET That stupid barbaric metal which CNBC continually has guests on to slam did not do bad with a plane being shot down over war-torn Ukraine and the start of ground war between Israel and Hamas it seems that stupid shiny metal demonstrated why it is still the universal currency and the actual definition of SAFETY during times of political and economic duress. Meanwhile in stocks, the S&P 500 was SLAMMED as soon as the warning sign “RISK…

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07.17.14 1630 ET BREAKING: Israel Begins Ground Invasion of Gaza Strip


by John Galt July 17, 2014 16:30 ET 18:19 ET - 00:37 (Via the Times of Israel Blog again) Rocket from Syria lands near Israel Sirens are heard on the Golan Heights as one rocket is fired from Syria and lands close to the border with Israel, Israel Radio reports.   00:30 (Via the Times of Israel Blog again) ‘IDF not yet heading into most complex areas’ Housing Minister Uri Ariel says the IDF is not yet heading into “the most complex areas” of Gaza.…

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07.16 21:45 ET BREAKING NEWS: Australian Lawmakers Repeal the AlGore, er, Carbon Tax


by John Galt July 16, 2014 21:45 ET There is one nation starting on its path from neo-Marxist insanity back towards reality so if they repeal their ban on firearms, Australia might well become a place for sane, non-vegan brain mattered individuals to return to. The Algore tax was repealed, finally, on the third attempt tonight: Carbon tax repealed by Senate at the third attempt Breaking news from The Australian newspaper tonight: The carbon tax has been repealed, fulfilling Tony Abbott’s “pledge in blood” to…

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Attention AK-47 Owners: Obama Bans All Kalashnikov Imports


by John Galt July 16, 2014 21:00 ET The good news is Obama has not banned Vodka imports from Russia yet, probably because he is the biggest homolush in Amerika. The really bad news: No spare parts, no new toys, no accessories, nothing if you are a Kalashnikov owner. The bad news is if you own an AK-47 the cost of spare parts is now going through the roof. The entire list of companies sanctioned by Obama is listed below courtesy of the United States…

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Mossberg says A.M.F. to the Marxist State of Connecticut


by John Galt July 15, 2014 20:30 ET Neo-marxist political decisions have consequences. And the craphole of a state known as “Connecticut” is finding out that by becoming a mini Nazi Germany with its treatment of its citizens and their Constitutional rights, that jobs will leave along with the money and the people. As more American companies realize that those of us who reside in the Southern U.S. do not mind good paying jobs that crank out some really cool firearms, the unemployment and tax…

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The Shock Video of the Week: Adult Illegals Getting off a Bus in NC at WalMart with EBT Cards!!!


by John Galt July 15, 2014 19:25 ET   Yup, your tax dollars at work “allegedly.” From MadWorldNews: in News, Opinion, Politics, Videos / by Sean Brown / on July 14, 2014 at 11:27 am / If we were to listen only to the mainstream media and the talking points from the White House, they would have us believe that not only is the government doing everything possible in order to stop the invasion of our Southern border, but those who are crossing are refugee…

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NATO has Intercepted Russian Aircraft up to 50 Times in Recent Weeks!


by John Galt July 15, 2014 18:45 ET Despite the lack of coverage of events inside of the Ukraine and around Eastern Europe by the United States PSM (Propaganda State Media), a lot of activity has been ongoing around the Baltic members of NATO and around the Eastern periphery member states of the defense organization. While the United States continues to send modified 30 plus year old fighters to the future Polands of the world should World War III erupt in a conventional manner, Russia…

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07.14 1800 ET BREAKING NEWS: Israeli Invasion of Gaza Strip to Begin Any Moment


by John Galt July 14, 2014 18:03 ET The precursor this blogger reported on over the weekend was just that, a softening up of positions as was the commando raid to attack a rocket facility and obtain intelligence on Hamas’ military strength and effectiveness. This just came in via some trusted sources of mine in Israel: All schools at every level, preschool through college and university are closed immediately. All hospital beds which have non-life threatening patients are being cleared and the patients sent home…

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07.14 ALERT: Lots of Internet Chatter about a Russian Invasion of the Ukraine Any Day Now


by John Galt July 14, 2014 16:30 ET Whether this is Moscow style obfuscation or old style KGB misinformation it appears that there is growing evidence of a Russian offensive to begin “peacekeeping” operations inside the Eastern Ukraine tonight or any day now. The internet chatter since 0430 ET has been nonstop and some of the video and photo evidence appears to indicate indiscriminate shelling by Ukrainian forces on civilian positions in Lugansk to inflict as much damage as possible before their positions are destroyed…

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A Video Summary of the Russian-Ukrainian Buildup to the Coming War


by John Galt July 13, 2014 22:30 ET The following videos were selected from YouTube and various news sites over the last several weeks which indicate the buildup to the coming war between the Ukraine and Russian Republic. I have used the Chrome Google Translations to hopefully attribute proper credit for Ukrainian and Russian language entries where possible.   June 30th: Shelling Kramators’k militias in the shelter By: SOFA News Heavy military equipment (Ukrainian) goes to smash the front occupants By: Yury Kasyanov Simferopol. Hotel…

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07.13 BREAKING NEWS 08:15 ET: Russia Vows Tough Response to Ukrainian Shelling of Russian Village


by John Galt July 13, 2014 08:15 ET The news this morning has escalated dramatically with the killing of a Russian man and wounding of several other family members in the Russian village of Donetsk. This story from RT breaks down the severity of the situation: The phrase “irreversible consequences” in the story is not just RT parlance for a massive Russian military reaction but the type of terminology often used by Putin and the old Soviet Union before military action started. From the Russian…

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07.10 BREAKING NEWS 21:00 ET: Possible Start of IDF Ground Operations in Gaza Tonight


by John Galt July 10, 2014 21:00 ET Just a little under 30 minutes ago, this shocking news was posted on the Times of Israel live blog on the current Gaza conflict: To give some perspective of the range of the Hamas rockets here is a map of Israel with Haifa highlighted: The following is a Twitter posting showing a screen shot of a television broadcast of rocket fire tonight against Haifa: Meanwhile, numerous Israeli news feeds are basically quiet about IDF and IAF activities…

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07.10 Market Flash: USD/JPY Breaks Below 101.50 Equity Futures are Ugly


by John Galt July 10, 2014 05:15 ET I guess the idea of QE finally ending in October along with the Japanese machinery orders disappointing and Europe slowing down even more finally woke up the big money with one thing on their mind this early morning: RISK OFF This chart from NetDania shows just how hard the USD/JPY breakdown was right after the release of the economic data in Europe this morning: The futures, courtesy of CNBC reflect that today just might be one of…

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Today was Hypocrisy Day: Governor Rick Perry and President Obama Demonstrate Why


by John Galt July 9, 2014 21:40 ET While today was just a normal work day for millions of Americans, the “honorable” Governor of Texas, Rick Perry, and President Barry Soetero demonstrated today that hypocrisy day for American political leadership might as well be every day. How so? Let’s start with the bullcrap artist known as Rick Perry. I. Rick Perry is a Lying Hypocrite Gee whiz one might say, isn’t that a bit harsh? I want everyone to think about the past fertilizer sprayed…

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The Cure to the Illegal Immigration Crisis: Repeal NAFTA


by John Galt July 8, 2014 09:20 ET Who would have thought the little weird billionaire with big ears from Texas might just have been correct 19 years ago (Source: Save Your Job, Save Our Country, by Ross Perot, p. 72 , Jan 1, 1993): [It is a myth that] NAFTA will reduce illegal immigration. As manufacturing in northern Mexico expands, hundreds of thousands of Mexican workers will be drawn north. They will quickly find that wages in the Mexican maquiladora plants cannot compete with…

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Is Saudi Arabia Fostering a False Flag Attack to Justify an Invasion of Iraq?


by John Galt July 7, 2014 20:50 ET Several hours ago, the following news broke across Twitter and newswires around the world: What is not unusual about this report however, is that the Saud media has censored any information about this attack as it was not reported via state organs including the Arab News newspaper. Yet the Gulf News in Dubai had no problem publishing a report today on the “attack”: Three shells land in northern Saudi town of Arar Gulf News Report Published: 22:37…

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07.04.14 Hurricane Arthur: My Only Yawnadvisory


by John Galt July 4, 2014 11:20 ET Gang, I apologize for not having my usual posting of pics, warnings, doom, death, destruction, or other terror from a, gasp, “hurricane” but my lack of activity this week was due to some meat world concerns about my economic future thus kept me from my appointed rounds. Hurricane Arthur sucked for those impacted by the storm but it was not the big deal the mainstream media attempted to make it out to be this time. The next…

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The Drudge Report Just made me Barf: Obama is Gay (duh) Michelle a Transexual (Barf) per Joan Rivers


by John Galt June  3, 2014 23:00 ET I’ll simply add the overwhelmed and now 504 Connection Refused link from “” along with the video… Joan Rivers Calls President “Gay,” Michelle Obama “Tr*nny” — Watch Video Here   Just barf. Probably true, but just barf.

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The Voice of America Demonstrates it is Managed by Chamberlainesque Idiots at the State Department


by John Galt June  30, 2014 20:30 ET Any day now, I expect Obama or someone from our the United States Department of State to come out and proclaim, “peace in our time.” The Voice of America continued its decline into irrelevancy today as broadcasting into some of the most tension ridden and conflict infested regions of the world was terminated by the morons that run the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) under the control of the United States Department of State. From the website BBG…

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06.30 Latest Videos of Intense Attacks by Ukrainian Forces on Pro-Russian Positions


by John Galt June  30, 2014 20:00 ET So much for “peace” in the Ukraine or the Donbas. The Candy Dictator has followed through on his threats to annihilate all pro-Russia forces at the behest of the European Union, United Kingdom, and United States banking cartels thus hitting civilian and military positions without regard to casualties because the Western media will refuse to distribute or validate such attacks. Sadly, for my country, this is another embarrassing chapter in our history as we refuse to do…

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US to Deploy 200 More Combat Troops to Iraq Bringing Total to Nearly 800


by John Galt June  30, 2014 18:00 ET Breaking news tonight via the AP: The announcement will bring to nearly 800 the total number of U.S. forces in and around Iraq to train local forces, secure the embassy and protect American interests. Obama notified House and Senate leaders in a letter on Monday. Obama says the additions include security forces, rotary-wing aircraft, and support for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The catch? From the ITV News version of the story: “This force is deploying for the…

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06.30 1600 ET BREAKING NEWS: Ukraine Ends Ceasefire in East Declares Martial Law in Donbas Region


by John Galt June  30, 2014 16:06 ET UPDATED 16:40 ET: Video from Kramatorsk purported to show either Ukraine inbound artillery or attack by pro-Russian Rebels on the airport. Waiting for clarification. This just in via Twitter and now sources in the Ukraine, namely the Ukrainian Member of Parliament, Oleh Lyashko’s Facebook page: Also this right before the expiration of the ceasefire from the Russian Itar-Tass news agency: Ceasefire expires in south-east of Ukraine  KIEV, June 30, /ITAR-TASS/. A ceasefire between the government troops and…

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06.30 Dubai and Persian Gulf Stock Markets Hit by Wave of Margin Call Selling


by John Galt June  30, 2014 05:30  ET In what can only be an ugly preview for American equity traders when the charade ends here, the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is getting whacked again this morning as it is down over 4% due to another wave of selling from margin calls by brokerages. The National covered this story in their mid-day market update: DFM driven down as fund managers cite ‘violation of margin regulations’ Hadeel al Sayegh June 30, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014 12:53:00…

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The Chinese SHIBOR Panic Everyone Forgot About is Back


by John Galt June 24, 2014 22:00 ET Just a little over one year ago, there was a sudden sharp spike in the government managed People’s Bank of China SHIBOR which reflected a panic for liquidity in the overnight lending rates from China. The Economist magazine highlighted this story on June 23, 2013 where this excerpt highlighted the problem: In China the central bank’s provision of liquidity is more ad hoc. As a consequence “short-lived cash crunches” are not unusual, says Mark Williams of Capital…

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If You think TSHTF and you can Survive in the Inner City, Read This Article


by John Galt June  24, 2014 20:40 ET From CBS New York 2: The story from the CBS-2 website: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It was a harrowing scene at a McDonald’s in Queens after a man walked into the restaurant with a knife sticking out of his back. The incident occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McDonald’s on Sutphin Boulevard and 91st Street in Jamaica. The victim was stabbed in the back, but managed to walk down the block and into the restaurant, witnesses…

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Dubai Financial Market Crashes 8% as it Falls into Bear Market Territory


by John Galt June  24, 2014  05:45 ET The sell off continues this morning with total panic as the largest construction company in Dubai, Arabtec dropping over 9% per day since Sunday’s trading session as the company appears to be struggling as a viable concern. Add in the conflict in Iraq where the sheik’s investments in their own Sunni military might pay off or worse backfire and start a regional war between all of the major powers, then one could understand why the Dubai Financial…

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