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Words Mean Things, And The “Treason” Talk Is Tiresome

Words Mean Things, And The “Treason” Talk Is Tiresome

by Thomas L. Knapp Since about the time that Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, the word “treason” has become one of the most over-used — and more importantly MIS-used — words in the English language. Not just by his opponents, who broke out the t-word every time they tried to blame Hillary Clinton’s […]

Xi’s Gotta Have It: How One Huge American Asset Manager Gets Its Green Cues From China

Xi’s Gotta Have It: How One Huge American Asset Manager Gets Its Green Cues From China

The following story is brought to you courtesy of PJ Media. Click the link to visit their page and see more stories. by: Bryan Preston Anyone who has been following the financial news, paying attention to their 401k, or trying their hand at retail investing with apps like Robinhood has surely seen or heard of “ESG.” ESG […]

Blinken Replaces Pro-Hong Kong Tweet With Milder Statement

Blinken Replaces Pro-Hong Kong Tweet With Milder Statement

Sebastian Hughes Secretary of State Antony Blinken took down a tweet he posted Thursday saying the U.S. would “stand with Hong Kong,” the South China Morning Post reported. “Beijing should let the voices of all Hong Kongers be heard. The PRC’s disqualification of district councillors only weakens Hong Kong’s long-term political and social stability,” Blinken […]

“Several Senior Executives” From Chinese Banks Investigated And Arrested In Recent Weeks, Global Times Reports

“Several Senior Executives” From Chinese Banks Investigated And Arrested In Recent Weeks, Global Times Reports

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge That’s because this week, the state-owned mouthpiece Global Times made the announcement that “several senior executives of Chinese banks” had been “put under investigation or arrested over recent weeks”. According to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the regulatory scrutiny comes as China looks to fight against corruption in the financial sector.  […]

Trump Doubles Down Criticism Of ‘Complete Nutjob’ Milley

Trump Doubles Down Criticism Of ‘Complete Nutjob’ Milley

By Bob Unruh President Donald J. Trump listens as Olympic wrestling champion Dan Gable addresses his remarks prior to receiving the Medal of Freedom to Gable Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Official White House photo by Tia Dufour) President Trump has doubled down on his criticism of Mark Milley, […]

China’s “Lehman Moment” Arrives On 13th Anniversary Of Lehman Bankruptcy: Beijing Tells Banks Evergrande Won’t Pay Interest

China’s “Lehman Moment” Arrives On 13th Anniversary Of Lehman Bankruptcy: Beijing Tells Banks Evergrande Won’t Pay Interest

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge Yesterday, when covering the non-stop drama surrounding China’s most insolvent property developer, Evergrande, we said that it would be remarkably ironic if Evergrande were to announce a default – which everyone knows is coming – today, on the 13th anniversary of Lehman’s bankruptcy filing on Sept 15, 2008.   Evergrande […]

Endgame Begins: Evergrande Hires Bankruptcy Advisors As Furious Investors Protest Imminent Default

Endgame Begins: Evergrande Hires Bankruptcy Advisors As Furious Investors Protest Imminent Default

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge It took Evergrande less than a day to go from denying “rumors” of bankruptcy (as per a statement posted on its website earlier today), to confirming that a bankruptcy is imminent. In a filing on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Tuesday, Evergrande which was busy trying to convince angry Chinese mobs that […]

Evergrande Bonds Halted Amid Liquidation Panic As Contagion Spreads To Other Chinese Junk

Evergrande Bonds Halted Amid Liquidation Panic As Contagion Spreads To Other Chinese Junk

BY Tyler Durden | ZeroHedge With algos busy chasing upward momentum in futures and global stocks, the biggest – if largely ignored story – remain the ongoing collapse of “China’s Lehman“, the $300+ billion China Evergrande, where following our earlier reports (see below) that a bank run  emerged among creditors of the biggest and most […]

We Just Left The ‘Pivot’ Of The World: Calamity To Follow

We Just Left The ‘Pivot’ Of The World: Calamity To Follow

By WND Guest Columnist By Michael Finch This might be a good time for us to reacquaint ourselves with the ideas and thoughts of Sir Halford MacKinder. The best place to start is to read Robert Kaplan’s superb book “The Revenge of Geography.” Written just under 10 years ago, Kaplan spans the globe and offers a […]

Gordon Chang: What Communists Discovered From COVID Is Real Danger

Gordon Chang: What Communists Discovered From COVID Is Real Danger

By Bob Unruh  Whether the COVID-19 virus escaped from a Chinese research lab, or whether it was deliberately released, isn’t the most important thing to note about the issue that unlikely will ever be fully answered, based on China’s refusal to cooperate with international health interests. What is important is to see what China has learned […]