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Could Trumps 100 Days of Failure Lead to Military Coup?

1 hour ago John Abercrombe 0
“On Nov. 8th, Americans will be voting for this 100-day plan to restore prosperity to our country, secure our communities and honesty to our government. This is my pledge to you,” Trump vowed in Gettysburg late last year – a few weeks before this proud & mighty nation went to the polls. Called “Donald Trump’s Read More

More Republican States Support Trumps Travel Ban

2 days ago John Abercrombe 0
President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, this time more Republican states are backing the measure. Trump has denied all responsibility for his actions as President of the United States, as he had no idea it would be so difficult. Sixteen Democratic state attorneys Read More

JP Morgan Chase Don’t Care About Global Crisis

1 week ago John Abercrombe 0
The Federal Reserve’s decision to hike rates in March for the second time in three months led investors to reposition portfolios, as did elections in Europe and news about Britain’s progress in leaving the European Union. JPMorgan Chase & Co had the cheek to report a 17 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday, topping analyst Read More

Spicer’s Genius Still Hidden After Hitler Comment

2 weeks ago John Abercrombe 0
Sean Spicer defies even his most ardent supporters, carefully hiding his true genius until he is really sure he is going to need it. He continues to make his mark as the worst most interesting White House Press Secretary of all time. Everybody knows you don’t make references to Hitler unless you have a good Read More

US Nukes Russian Relations

2 weeks ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on US Nukes Russian Relations
Some sort of response was expected from Russia. This is it. In 2015 a deconfliction line was set up between the U.S. and Russia to prevent any clash between the two powerful nations, should any further actions in the region be taken. On Thursday night, the line was used to inform Russia of the coming Read More

Shrewd Bannon Flushes Out Enemies of the State

4 weeks ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Shrewd Bannon Flushes Out Enemies of the State
Former Breitbart CEO and current White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon, issued strong demands and the House Freedom Caucus to fall in with senior party officials. However Congress is still not a Breitbart subsidiary at this time. There are also reports from the New York Times that Bannon sought to use the AHCA vote as a means Read More

Forked Tongue Democrats Dance on the Grave of American Values

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Forked Tongue Democrats Dance on the Grave of American Values
The Democrats futilely trying to save the law they built on lies and rammed through Congress with underhanded tactics should have been a moment to savor. The desperate Democrat dog and pony show would have been poetic justice. Yet conservatives are floating in a shitty soup of their ineptitude. Congressional Democrats and a few of Read More

Major Tech Companies Drop Opposition to Trump Travel Ban

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Major Tech Companies Drop Opposition to Trump Travel Ban
On March 6, President Trump signed a revised executive order entitled, “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States.” The order replaced a prior order signed in late January which had been halted in the court system by way of a temporary restraining order. The revised order temporarily restricted travel from a Read More

Obama Ordered GCHQ to Spy On Trump

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Obama Ordered GCHQ to Spy On Trump
Fox News Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano claimed “three intelligence sources” say President Obama looked to British spy agency GCHQ to obtain transcripts of conversations involving President Donald Trump on “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday. Napolitano is quoted live on air, “Three intelligence sources have informed Fox News that President Obama went outside the chain of Read More

Bankrupt Hillary Announces Wilted Lettuce to be New Hair Piece

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Bankrupt Hillary Announces Wilted Lettuce to be New Hair Piece
In a stunning announcement today Hillary Clinton has decreed that she will use piece of lettuce instead of hair Social media is buzzing with the news today that political bankrupt Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state and one of the chief architects of the infamous Obamacare boondoggle, has decided that she has had enough of pretending Read More

The Real Donald Trump is the Essence of the One True Democracy

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on The Real Donald Trump is the Essence of the One True Democracy
Many political commentators have accused Donald Trump of “undermining democracy.” This accusation appears to stem from Trump’s penchant for uttering obvious falsehoods. Over the past month, Trump has asserted that 3 to 5 million illegal votes were cast in the presidential election, that more people attended his inauguration than Barack Obama’s, that the murder rate Read More

Trump Puts Primary Pressure on Pugnacious Party Portion

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Trump Puts Primary Pressure on Pugnacious Party Portion
President Trump wants it to happen and he’s willing to threaten opposition Republicans to get it. So, support a bully, or expect to get bullied, later. That’s how the fight surrounding the replacement bill for Obamacare is shaping up. The Washington Examiner is reporting on a Tuesday meeting between Trump and the House GOP Whip Read More

Snap Shares Attract Sceptical Speculators

1 month ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Snap Shares Attract Sceptical Speculators
When Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, an app popular among teenagers for its disappearing messages, staged a public offering on March 2nd, Evan Spiegel, its 26-year-old boss, became a self-made billionaire. (Only John Collison of Stripe, an online payments startup, rivals him for such youthful tycoonery). Whether public-market investors will strike it rich remains Read More

How Hillary’s Corruption Puts Us All in Danger

2 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on How Hillary’s Corruption Puts Us All in Danger
A popular argument is weighing on the minds of a lot of wavering conservatives: While Hillary Clinton is flawed, she does not pose a danger to the republic in the same way Trump does. Actually, she does. This isn’t about drawing a false “equivalency” between the two candidates. It’s about assessing each candidate as a person, independently Read More

The CIA Use Stolen Russian Malware

2 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on The CIA Use Stolen Russian Malware
Documents released by WikiLeaks show that the CIA kept records of malware attacks supposedly stolen from outside agents, including the Russian government, used to “misdirect attribution” of hacking sources. “The CIA’s hand crafted hacking techniques pose a problem for the agency,” WikiLeaks explains. “Each technique it has created forms a ‘fingerprint’ that can be used Read More

US CIA Agency has ‘Intelligence’ removed from its name

2 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on US CIA Agency has ‘Intelligence’ removed from its name
Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized “zero day” exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation. This extraordinary collection, which amounts to more than several hundred million lines of code, gives its possessor the entire hacking capacity of the CIA.  The archive appears to Read More

Paul Ryan Relaxed About New Obamacare Bill

2 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Paul Ryan Relaxed About New Obamacare Bill
If Ryan put forward a healthcare bill that can’t even pass the House or the Senate–or either chamber of Congress–then got the Trump administration’s Health and Human Services Secretary to endorse it, he could be severely hurting the credibility of the Trump administration as part of a fool’s effort to advance his own political agenda. Read More

Exxon Mobil Creates Jobs

2 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Exxon Mobil Creates Jobs
Exxon’s announcement is another in a growing list of new jobs being created by a number of American companies that began before Trump even took office, however that isn’t really the point is it. Praising Exxon Mobil’s “ambitious” plans, the Trump administration said that the announcement is “exactly” the kind of investment the country needs. Read More

Pernod Ricard’s Millstream unit doubles full-year profit

4 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Pernod Ricard’s Millstream unit doubles full-year profit
Millstream Equities, which manufactures and sells wines and spirits, said its accumulated losses now stand at $828 million versus $835 million in the prior year. No dividends were declared. It noted the Nov. 14 earthquake had resulted in damage to its Blenheim winery on the northern tip of the South Island that is subject to Read More

Does Obamacare Need Intensive Care – Does Any One Care?

5 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Does Obamacare Need Intensive Care – Does Any One Care?
Almost half of US citizens want Trump and Congress to either expand Obamacare or continue implementing the Obamacare law as it is, according to a totally not biased poll released Thursday. Another 26% want the entire law repealed, while 17% would like the law scaled back. Trump and GOP Congressional leaders have said they plan Read More

Bond Market Shows Signs of Life Under Trump

5 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Bond Market Shows Signs of Life Under Trump
In a month’s time, the once-stodgy bond market has become the most electrifying game on Wall Street. Aside from a few brief interruptions, the trend of steadily declining bond yields had persisted since the Great Financial Crisis of 2007-2009 as the Federal Reserve and other large central banks pushed aggressive bond-buying programs to try to Read More

Has China Sent A Clear Signal to President-Elect?

5 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Has China Sent A Clear Signal to President-Elect?
Yes, China appears to be sending a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Good luck competing against us on manufacturing. Mr. Trump does not speak Chinese so these messages are largely ignored. Mere hours after Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Carrier announced a deal to keep nearly 1,000 factory jobs in the U.S., a top Read More

Is the US Market Ready for Trump?

5 months ago John Abercrombe Comments Off on Is the US Market Ready for Trump?
With the exception of banks, which are benefiting from the double-whammy of higher rates and the perception that less regulation is coming, sectors that had big moves up this week – energy, materials and health care – are all down today. Volume is still heavy, but we will not log the twice normal volume we Read More