Sunday , 21 July 2019

Finance

More Than A Precious Metal: How Platinum Improves Our World

Authored by Nicholas LePan via VisualCapitalist.com, Within the hierarchy of precious metals, there is only one metal that could arguably stand above gold, and that is platinum. This is due in large part to the metal’s rarity throughout history. Its earliest known use was on the Casket of Thebes in Ancient Egypt. South American Indigenous populations also used platinum for jewelry. ... Read More »

CNN Recently Glorified ICE Facility Firebomb Attacker In Resurfaced Footage

We highlighted previously how just months ago CNN ran a segment on the “Redneck Revolt” which promoted the Tacoma, Washington chapter of Antifa’s John Brown Gun Club, of which 69-year old Willem Van Spronsen was a member. The rifle-toting Van Spronsen attacked a Tacoma ICE detention facility with “incendiary devices” and was shot dead by police on Saturday morning as he tried to ignite a propane tank after first setting vehicles ... Read More »

Zucked Again! Facebook’s Founder Admits To Interfering In Political Speech

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Censorship is alive and well! Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted that the social media giant actively interfered with political speech leading up to the Irish abortion referendum.  Facebook systematically deleted posts it didn’t like while promoting those it did. During a recent talk, Zuckerberg admitted that the social media network banned a number of ... Read More »

Toxic Tech: How Social Media Is Making Us Dumb, Angry, & Addicted

Authored by Glenn Reynolds via The College Fix, The following is adapted from “Social Media Upheaval,” a recently published book by University of Tennessee law Professor Glenn Reynolds. A few years ago, I noticed that I really enjoyed reading on airplanes and wondered why. After a bit of reflection, I realized that it was because I wasn’t distracted by the ... Read More »

Jon Corzine Accepts Regulatory Ban As Part Of His $600 Million Wall Street “Comeback”

The SEC is making sure that the next time Jon Corzine takes to Wall Street, he will be restricted from wagering his own capital separately from his investor’s money, according to Bloomberg. This was the type of trading that sunk his prior firm, MF Global Holdings Limited, just eight years ago. Despite this, many are going to be asking an ... Read More »

Woman Shocked She Can’t Get A Business Loan After Borrowing $500,000 To Learn Acupuncture

More student loan borrowers are now carrying six-figure balances, according to CNBC. A recent article highlighted a woman named Elisha Bokman, who carries a student loan balance of nearly half a million dollars. Even better is the fact that her massive debt load is a result of getting a doctorate degree in naturopathic medicine and master’s in acupuncture from Bastyr ... Read More »

“Democratic Socialism” Explained

Via The Babylon Bee, You can’t go into a Whole Foods or indie record store without hearing somebody talk about it: democratic socialism. Is it a radical new idea that we should try out in our nation, or is it an old idea with the word “democratic” stapled to the front to make it sound more palatable? Find out in ... Read More »

“Trucking Apocalypse” Continues As 40-Year-Old Cali Trucking Company Shuts Down “Effective Immediately”

40 year old California trucking outlet Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc. is the latest victim in the “trucking apocalypse” and announced that it would be shutting down effective immediately, according to FreightWaves.  30 employees are expected to lose their jobs as a result. The company is based in a mid sized city about 100 miles east of San Francisco and had a ... Read More »

“The Air Force Will Protect Its Assets”: Govt Warns Facebook Group Against Planned Raid Of ‘Area 51’

Recall, two days ago we reported that more than 700,000 Facebook users had “jokingly” signed up to a group that was planning to storm Area 51 in September. The U.S. Air Force site is often the center of many alien conspiracy theories and the “joke” idea was an attempt to “see them aliens”. It looks as though the government now wants ... Read More »

The Number Of Global Earthquakes Is 3 Times Above Normal

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Within the last 48 hours we have seen large earthquakes going off like firecrackers all along the Ring of Fire.  As you will see below, a magnitude 6.1 quake just hit Japan, a magnitude 6.6 quake just hit Australia and a magnitude 7.3 earthquake just hit Indonesia.  And of course all ... Read More »