Urban Warfare: NATO Issues RFP For Training To Fight In Big Cities With “Dense, Interconnected Populations”

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Throughout the 2016 campaigning cycle, then candidate Trump frequently criticized NATO as “obsolete” and repeatedly knocked allies for not paying their “fair share.” Then, in a shocking reversal, Trump hosted a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg, just a few months after moving into the White House, in which he declared: “I said […]

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The Death Of A Nation

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Every living nation needs symbols. They tell us who we are as one people, in what we believe, and on what basis we organize our common life. This fact seems to be very clear to the current leadership in Russia, particularly to President Vladimir Putin, […]

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How Can We Learn From The Past If We Erase History?

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, Removing monuments from the Civil War to erase history is a mistake. This won’t be a popular opinion, and I’m okay with that. Because for now, we still have freedom of speech. While I can understand why some people would strongly disagree, I’d like to respectfully […]

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“He’s A Greedy Little Man” And A “Snake” – Transcripts Of Shkreli Jury Hearings Emerge

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Martin Shkreli’s lawyers reportedly had to interview more than 250 prospective jurors before agreeing on 12. At the time, media reports hinted at some of the funnier reasons given by prospective jurors to get out of serving (one individual said he was biased against Shkreli because he had “disrespected the Wu Tang Clan”). Ultimately, the […]

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Privatize The Public Monuments

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, When I was a student at the University of Colorado, I regularly walked by the Dalton Trumbo memorial fountain which was named after the communist Stalin-sympathizing novelist and screenwriter.  Once upon a time, the fountain had been simply known as “the fountain,” but around 25 years ago, it was unnecessarily renamed after a […]

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“It Is A Battle Between Data And Theory” – Fed PhDs Second-Guess Inflation Model After 5 Years Of Failure

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Federal Reserve officials are finally waking up to the fact that there’s something wrong with their inflation models. It only took them five years. As Bloomberg points out, the minutes from the Fed’s July policy meeting, released yesterday, included a debate about whether the models that help the central bank set its inflation target are […]

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Millennials Are Using Financing To Pay For $450 Blenders

By Tyler Durden / August 18, 2017

Low wages, mounting student debt and rising rents in the trendy urban centers where millennials prefer to live leave young people with little to spend on luxuries like an iPhone, or tickets to Fyre Festival pt. II. So, since millennials can’t seem to buy anything outright, payment companies are partnering with businesses to offer financing […]

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