China Declares "Willing To Engage In A Protracted Confrontation" With Japan As "Prime Target"

Following the to-ing and fro-ing of the last 2 days with US and Japan “testing” China’s new Air Defense Zone (ADIZ), China has not only escalated (as we noted earlier) but as the day begins in Asia is stepping up the rhetoric significantly. Official me… [...]

HaNK’S ReSTauRaNT…

    HANK’S RESTAURANT (Arlo Guthrie–Alice’s Restaurant) Adapted by WilliamBanzai7   This song is called Hank’s Restaurant, and it’s about Hank, and the restaurant, but Hank’s Restaurant is not the name of the restaurant, tha… [...]

Guest Post: Zombies Make Dangerous Neighbors

Submitted by Doug French via Casey Research, On March 16, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), a private-sector organization that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards in the US, turned the stock market around and … [...]

Japan Reacts to Fukushima Crisis By Banning Journalism

2 weeks after the Fukushima accident, we reported that the government responded to the nuclear accident by trying to raise acceptable radiation levels and pretending that radiation is good for us. We noted earlier this month: Japan will likely pass a n… [...]

Exposing The Reality Of The "Too Good To Be True" Greek Budget Myth

Authored by Martin Feldstein, originally posted at Project Syndicate, Recently, newspaper headlines declared that Greece would have a balanced budget for 2013 as a whole. The news came as quite a shock: Recall that when Greek officials came clean about… [...]

It’ll Snow-den in Time for Xmas

Click here to follow ZeroHedge in Real-time on FinancialJuice Yes, it will Snow-den after all in time for Xmas perhaps this year and it will be white all around from the fall-out as the bomb hits. Edward Snowden has recently revealed that he has a secr… [...]

"I Fear For What’s Coming" – 68% Of Americans Believe The Country Is On The Wrong Track

Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, Are you deeply concerned about the future of America?  Is something in your gut telling you that our system is fundamentally broken and that the mainstream media is not telling you the tru… [...]

"We Will Soon Learn How Strong The QE Trap Has Become"

Submitted by Derrick Wulf via NoEasyTrade blog, Reading between the lines of recent Fed communications, it’s becoming increasingly clear to me that the Fed wants to exit its quantitative easing policies as soon as possible. Though they’re l… [...]

And Today’s Other Anniversary…

With all eyes glued to the anniversary of the assassination of JFK 50 years ago, we thought it worth noting that the death of another important American figure – the USDollar – began exactly 100 years ago. Today in 1910 Sen. Aldrich, 1 yr after introdu… [...]

Is Venezuela Selling Gold to Goldman Sachs?

With gold once again getting the slamdown treatment this morning (even as stocks shrug off any taper tantrum fears) the following article from Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional seems quite prescient. As Liberty Blitzkrieg's Mike Krieger notes, it ap… [...]