Watch Live: President Trump Makes “Major Announcement”

After tweeting news of a “major announcement,” leaks and reports suggest President Trump will not be going full-emergency over the border funding but will be offering a compromise deal, involving DACA, in an effort to end the longest government shutdow…

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Rebel UK MPs Are Planning To Seize Power From Theresa May

As Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to hash out a deal during the cross-party talks she promised after her Brexit withdrawal agreement was defeated by a stunning 230-vote margin, marking the worst defeat for a British government since the 1920s, a …

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Israel Aims To Become An Energy Export Hub

Israel has confirmed it is in extensive talks with Egypt to build a new sub-sea natural gas pipeline between the two countries as part of a previously agreed $15 billion deal to export Israeli gas to Egypt over a decade. Most significant is that the ne…

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Rising Credit-Card Use Shows Consumers Are Strapped

Authored by Danielle DiMartino Booth via LinkedIn.com,

Americans are increasingly reaching for the plastic in their wallets to cover what their paychecks won’t.

Even though evidence is mounting that the U.S. economy may be soon heading into a reces…

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Luongo: Pelosi Fiddles While The Democrats Burn

Authored by Tom Luongo,

Nancy Pelosi (D – Boomers) has a problem. Scratch that, she has a number of problems, not counting her own ethical and moral shortcomings.

Pelosi is the Queen of Projection. She projects an air of invincibility while also pr…

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The World’s Most Geopolitically Charged Pipeline

Russia’s proposed pipeline to bring more gas from Russian fields into Europe via an undersea pipeline to Germany seems to be unable to shake both geopolitical maneuvering as well as headline-grabbing quotes from both sides of the divide. On Thursday, W…

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The Mother Of All Short Setups?

Via Dana Lyons’ Tumblr,

U.S. stocks are testing perhaps the most important line in the entire market.

If you’ve followed us for any length of time, you know that our favorite equity market index is the Value Line Geometric Composite (VLG). As a ref…

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TBP BANNED AGAIN

Just minding my own business yesterday, trying to keep TBP interesting with an odd assortment of posts and I received another one of those dreaded emails. Jim, LockerDome will be using our out clause with The Burning Platform, effective immediately, per the following clause in the IO: • Publisher acknowledges that certain website content, including … Continue reading “TBP BANNED AGAIN”

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BP Bets Big On The Caspian Sea

UK oil and gas giant BP is planning to launch an ambitious two-year exploration and drilling program in Azerbaijan’s sector of the Caspian Sea aimed at confirming new oil and gas reserves for export, a spokesperson for BP in Baku has confirmed to Euras…

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WAL-MART FREAKS OF THE WEEK

I guess I’ve hit the age where my first thought seeing this picture is “Did they specifically pick out those cereals or is that a happy coincidence?” This was considered very fashionable at one point….key word there is “was”. Like Jesus Jesus or just some guy you know named Jesus? Rude either way, just curious. … Continue reading “WAL-MART FREAKS OF THE WEEK”

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Of birdsong and baroque music

When I listen to the first movement of CPE Bach’s Concerto pour flute en ré mineur, I’ve got the spirit of something in me.

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Pay TV: Sex Education

In this coming-of-age comedy/drama, Gillian Armstrong plays a sex therapist whose son is the only teenager in Britain not interested in sex

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Machiavellianism And Brexit

Authored by Craig Murray,

A Cabinet Office source tells me today No. 10 is considering agreeing a second referendum with three choices: No Deal Brexit, May’s Deal or No Brexit. It would be by alternative vote, ie you rate your preferences 1, 2. The th…

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