The US Fed and Mega-banks Feeling the Heat?

There appears to be a growing power struggle behind the scenes on several major fronts in the global financial world. These three links give us some insight into the infighting that must be happening away from public and media scrutiny or awareness in just one area of...

California Drought Approaching Apocalyptic Scale

In a previous post I highlighted the worsening California drought. Just since that post, the dimensions of the California drought have rapidly gotten far worse. California is facing an apocalyptic drought if the rains do not return soon. The consequences for the...

Will Congress Finally Audit the US Federal Reserve Board?

The first link reports that Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky (and a likely GOP presidential candidate) has introduced a bill in the US Senate to audit the Federal Reserve Board. It will be very interesting to see what happens with this bill and any companion bill in the...

White House Anger at Netanyahu’s Re-Election

With the final pre-election polls in the Israeli national election indicating that a victory was imminent for the coalition of parties which opposed Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud bloc, I’ll bet the gleeful anticipation at the Obama White House was palpable....

Three Cheers for Egypt’s President Al-sisi!

Egypt’s President al-Sisi is emerging as a strong leader in the Islamic world against ISIL and against Islamic terrorists, and he has my respect for taking this role. As I’m sure readers realize, al-Sisi’s Egypt bombed ISIL positions in Libya after...