Category Archives: Oct 2017 Sentinel Alerts

The Fading Scent of the American Dream – 10.16.17

It’s been 10 years since I devoted a week to the theme of The Rot Within(September 17, 2007). Back in 2007, I listed 16 systemic sources of rot in our society, politics and economy; none have been fixed. Instead, the gaping … Continue reading

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The Endgame of Financialization: Stealth Nationalization – 10.14.17

  This is the new model of nationalization: central banks control the valuation of private-sector assets without actually having to own them lock, stock and barrel. As you no doubt know, central banks don’t actually print money and toss it out … Continue reading

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Why The European Union Is Doomed To Fail – 10.12.17

  Have you ever heard of Deutsch Jahrndorf? No? I don’t blame you. The tiny Austrian village, which is situated four miles from the Danube, is utterly unremarkable, except for the fact that it sits on the border of three … Continue reading

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Spanish Government Begins Process To Suspend Catalan Autonomy – 10.11.17

  In a much anticipated televized briefing, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy formally demanded the Catalan leader clarify whether independence has been declared, saying that is needed before he can decide what steps to take. The Spanish leader announced that the … Continue reading

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The Consent of the Conned – 10.09.17

  Every single line item in our entire Bernie Madoff scam of a system is cooked. It’s tempting to blame our leadership for perpetrating this systemic con, but every con requires marks who are willing to accept that what’s too good to … Continue reading

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Economic Slowdown Confirmed: The U.S. Economy Lost Jobs Last Month For The First Time In 7 Years – 10.08.17

  Don’t worry – even though the employment numbers are terrible the mainstream media insists that everything is going to be wonderful for the U.S. economy in the months ahead.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. economy … Continue reading

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