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A full guarantee of all bank deposits would spell the end of moral hazard and mark the final chapter of the dollar’s multi-decade debasement.

It’s said the cover-up is worse than the crime. With the latest banking crisis in the US, it’s the clean-up that could end up doing far more lasting damage. The failure of SVB et al prompted the FDIC to guarantee that all depositors will be made whole, whether insured or not.

The precedent is being set, with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen commenting on Tuesday that the US could repeat its actions if other banks became imperiled. She was referring to smaller lenders, and denied the next day that insurance would be “blanket”, but given the regulatory direction of travel over the last forty years, this will inevitability apply to any lender when push comes to shove.

This marks the end of moral hazard and, ultimately, the final desecration of the Fed’s balance sheet.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, ECONOMY
Posted on: Mar 23 08:36

We never thought we’d write that headline. But on Sunday the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. announced that New York Community Bancorp’s Flagstar Bank will assume all of Signature Bank’s cash deposits except for those of crypto companies. This confirms Mr. Frank’s suspicions—and ours—that Signature’s seizure was motivated by regulators’ hostility toward crypto.

Mr. Frank alleged last week that regulators seized Signature, whose board he served on, “to send a message to get people away from crypto.” 

CoinDesk reported last week that crypto firms were looking for bank accounts off-shore such as at FV Bank in Puerto Rico, Jewel Bank in Bermuda, and Tether and FTX-tied Deltec in the Bahamas. Moving dollar deposits of U.S. crypto companies and their customers offshore will make them less safe and potentially more vulnerable to money laundering.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, ECONOMY
Posted on: Mar 23 08:35

An MSNBC panel has told viewers that criticizing radical billionaire George Soros is a “dog whistle that is dangerous.”

During MSNBC’s “The Reid Out,” host Joy Reid and her three guests were discussing Democrat Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s politically-motivated efforts to indict President Donald Trump.

Like many of the top prosecutors in America’s most crime-infested cities, Bragg was installed in the DA’s office by Soros.

As Elon Musk has pointed out, Soros, the Democrats’ largest donor, has discovered that investing in smaller local election campaigns gives a much greater return on investment than pumping cash into national candidates.

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA
Posted on: Mar 23 08:27
Joe and Jill Biden on Wednesday hosted a reception celebrating Women’s History Month.
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Posted on: Mar 22 21:01
Does anyone remember the outrage from the Left when they accused President Trump of placing children who illegally crossed our southern border in cages? Well, the cages turned out to be holding pens for children that were erected when Barack Obama began to facilitate the open-border program from Mexico to America during his first term.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 21:01
Rainbow House in Jonesboro, Georgia, purportedly "provides services to shelter, champion, and heal abused, neglected, exploited, and abandoned children." It vowed to "create an environment to protect all children from sexual abuse through education, raising awareness and prevention."
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Posted on: Mar 22 21:00
A bill proposed in the state of California would require public schools to make condoms available to students for free.
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Posted on: Mar 22 21:00
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:36
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:36
Far-left billionaire George Soros funneled $40 million dollars into district attorney campaigns nationwide, and now his beneficiaries represent around 20 percent of Americans, a new report suggests, and that includes Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, who is reportedly preparing to indict former President Donald Trump over obvious politically-motivated charges.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:35
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) conspired in tandem to cover up the findings of a six-year, long-delayed review of fluoride’s toxicity conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP), it has been revealed.
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:35
This week marked the three-year anniversary of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “Slow the Spread” campaign against the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19), and word on the street is that nobody should be getting “vaccinated” for it.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:34
Just one week after the hit zombie show “The Last of Us” wrapped up, United States health chiefs came out with a new warning about the alleged rise and spread of Candida auris, or C. auria, a microscopic yeast strain that authorities claim is very deadly.
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:33
Joe Biden cannot tell the truth, that is just a fact. The man lies like it’s his job. He literally seems physically incapable of being honest, like his DNA has been altered after spending a half-century lying his assets off as a politician in Washington, D.C.
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Posted on: Mar 22 14:32
A transgender female took first place in a women's cycling event in New York City over the weekend, the National Desk reported.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:29
Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) signed a bill on Tuesday that requires transgender people to use public school restrooms that align with their biological sex and not their preferred gender identity.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:28
Twitter is dishing out digital dung by providing an automatic response to press inquiries that consists of a single poop emoji.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:27
Radio talk show host Howard Stern said that former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart would win if he ran for president.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:26

The EU is sending one million artillery shells to Ukraine at the eye-watering price of two billion Euros, meanwhile the United Kingdom has confirmed it would be sending depleted uranium anti-tank rounds along with the main battle tanks it is donating to the country.

A long-anticipated arms procurement deal by EU members-plus-Norway through the European Defence Agency to procure and send one million 155mm artillery rounds [pictured, above] to Ukraine has been agreed, ending months of discussion.

The €2 billion ($2.15 billion) price tag will be divided in two tranches, the EU said, with the first billion used to compensate European Union nations for releasing shells from their own military stocks, with an aim to send these within two months. The second round of funding will be paid to armaments factories in European nations to make new shells for shipment.

Tags: GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
Posted on: Mar 22 13:22

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko today warned the UK 'will see a fearful response' that will be a 'lesson for the whole planet' if it sends depleted uranium tank munitions to Ukraine.

The dictator, a loyal ally to Vladimir Putin, said Russia would retaliate against Britain's decision to supply Ukrainian forces with ammunition containing depleted uranium by sending Belarus weapons containing 'real uranium' - used in nuclear weapons - in a sombre threat. 

'We need to step back from this madness. As soon as this ammunition explodes on Russian troops' positions, you will see a fearful response, it will be a lesson for the whole planet,' Lukashenko, who allowed Russian forces to use Belarus as a launch pad for their attack on Ukraine, said. 

Tags: GREAT BRITAIN/ UK, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
Posted on: Mar 22 13:22

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told Newsmax on Tuesday that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has a history of playing favorites in his prosecutorial role.

While appearing on "Eric Bolling The Balance," Giuliani, Donald Trump's one-time attorney, highlighted Bragg's controversial tenure in the backdrop of a potential looming indictment against the former president.

As mayor, Giuliani said there were five district attorneys in New York City, and "some were a little more liberal than others. But they all were within the bounds of lawful district attorneys who followed the law."

On the contrary, Giuliani noted that soon after being sworn in as Manhattan district attorney, Bragg signaled "he wasn’t going to enforce half the laws in New York, including armed robbery, resisting arrest."

Giuliani continued: "Even with some of the modifications that [Bragg has] made, he's downgraded 52% of the felonies that police bring in. And now, he wasn't to take a sort of made-up misdemeanor and upgrade it to a felony for a case that the federal government turned down.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Mar 22 13:21

Alina Habba, attorney to former President Donald Trump, told Newsmax that if the Manhattan District Attorney's Office indicts Trump on Wednesday, he will take it head on and move forward.

At the same time, when speaking to "Eric Bolling The Balance" on Tuesday, Habba said "a couple of things are gonna happen" if an arrest occurs in New York.

"Number one, I know my client. He's not afraid. [Trump] hasn't been afraid since 2015 ... He'll face the music, and he'll go through this the way anybody else would that has done nothing wrong," said Habba.

After that, Habba predicted that Trump "will get his team, go to trial, and be vindicated. And then [Manhattan DA] Alvin Bragg will be known as the DA that put politics above his office.

Tags: CURRENT EVENTS, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION
Posted on: Mar 22 13:20

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., doesn't believe that words like "chaos" or "disaster" do enough justice, when describing the Biden administration's lax attitude toward patrolling the United States-Mexico border.

"It's not just a disaster down there, it's a crisis. Day by day, and I've been down there several times. It's embarrassing what this country is going through right now because of this administration," Tuberville told Newsmax Tuesday evening, while appearing on "Eric Bolling: The Balance."

Tuberville and other congressional Republicans have introduced the Border Security and Safety Act, which, in a nutshell, gives Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas full responsibility to secure the southern border.

At the same time, as Tuberville notes, this bill also puts full accountability onto Mayorkas' office.

Tags: IMMIGRATION/GLOBALISM, WHITE HOUSE
Posted on: Mar 22 13:19
The longest-serving member of the Louisiana state legislature has officially switched parties from Democrat to Republican.
By: orraz
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:18
On Monday, hosts of "The View" defended Stanford students who heckled and shouted down a visiting judge who was delivering an invited lecture.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:17
California Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom is requesting that the Biden administration allow Medicaid dollars to be used to cover six months of "transitional rent" to curb the state's homelessness crisis, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:17
Surveillance video caught the moment a New York City pedestrian — whom the U.S. Department of Justice dubbed a "good Samaritan" — bravely body-blocked a gun-toting suspect running from NYPD officers last week, which led to the suspect's arrest.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:16

Crowds of Donald Trump's strongest supporters assembled outside the former president's Mar-a-Lago residence Tuesday ahead of his possible indictment.

Palm Beach, Florida, issued notices regarding increased traffic from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time as cowboy hats, American flag suits, and signs reading "Drain the Swamp Vote Trump 2024" could be seen.

"They don't want him to run," a Trump supporter told NBC's WTVJ 6. "They're scared of what he's going to do, which is going to get our country back the way he had it before."

It comes after Trump predicted over the weekend that he would be arrested Tuesday, as a New York grand jury probes his connection to a hush-money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

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Posted on: Mar 22 13:15
A small, Catholic, NCAA Division-I school in Brooklyn, New York, has announced that it will eliminate its proud athletics program, effective at the end of the spring semester.
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Posted on: Mar 22 13:15

President Donald Trump saw another big boost in support amid the rumors of a looming arrest, according to the latest Morning Consult survey.

Trump now has 54 percent support, up from 52 percent last week.

Meanwhile, Trump’s potential competitor Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dropped two points from 28 percent to 26 percent.

In the last week, support for Trump jumped from +24 to +28, meaning the arrest rumors are just making him stronger.

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Posted on: Mar 22 13:15