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It looks like we've just reached the point of peak stock market absurdity

Have you ever wondered how tech companies that have been losing hundreds of millions of dollars year after year can somehow be worth billions of dollars according to the stock market? Because I run a website called "The Economic Collapse ", there are naysayers out there that take glee in mocking me by pointing out how well the stock market has been doing. This week, the Dow is flirting with 21,000 and the Nasdaq crossed the 6,000 threshold for the first time ever. But a lot of the "soaring stocks" that have been fueling this rally have been losing giant mountains of money every single year, and just like the first tech bubble this madness will eventually come to an end in a spectacular fiery crash in which investors will lose trillions of dollars.

Anyone that cannot see that we are in the midst of an absolutely insane stock market bubble simply does not understand economics. Every valuation indicator that you can possibly point to says that we are in a bubble of epic proportions, and history teaches us that all bubbles inevitably come to an end at some point.

Mr. Potato

Britain would be 'literally erased from the face of the earth' if it launched a nuclear attack, warns Russian MP

Britain would be "literally erased from the face of the earth" if it started a nuclear war with Russia, a Russian MP has warned.

Franz Klintsevich, a retired colonel, was responding to comments from Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, who said "in the most extreme circumstances, we have made it very clear that you can't rule out the use of nuclear weapons as a first strike."

Mr Klintsevich said if Britain were to launch a preemptive strike, then "not having the biggest territory, it will literally be erased from the face of the earth."

Comment: This is an absolutely appropriate and accurate response to the delusional, impetuous and arrogant bellicosity of the repugnant British Defence Sec. Michael Fallon. All right-thinking English people should be supporting the words of the Russian MP and lobbying their wanna-be dictator politicians to shut the hell up, before they get them all killed.

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A new French Revolution in the offing? Not so fast

© Philippe Wojazer / Reuters
Most of the media were quick to hail a 'New French Revolution' following the results of the first round of voting in France's 2017 Presidential election. Well, at a quick glance, the claim appears to have some substance.

After all, it's the first time since the founding of the Fifth Republic in 1958 that France's two main parties haven't made it through to the final round. Instead, we've got a run off between Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year old novice who hardly anyone had heard of a year ago, and who leads a party only formed in 2016, and Marine Le Pen.

But before we start getting all 1789, and heading off to smoke our clay pipes at the Club des Cordeliers, let's look a little closer.


The Russians are coming! No wait, it's the zombies! No, the Nazis are back!

According to Bloomberg, Vladimir Putin is "quietly" annexing the Donbass region into Mother Russia. Meanwhile, NATO is holding a parliamentary assembly in the middle of icebound nowhere. Here in Germany the geniuses in charge of the government have created a "Ministry of Truth" in order to suppress deadly populism. Terror still grips us, North Korea is set to start Armageddon, and America's Rex Tillerson has an Exxon plan for Syria. In short, Trump changed nothing. Here we are, still caught in Alice's Wonderland.

Blooming Icebergs of Fake News and BS

Taking all this current madness from the top, it took four authors at Bloomberg to compile the fake news Putin is stealing eastern Ukraine away from the Kiev Nazis. Authors Henry Meyer, Ilya Arkhipov, Stepan Kravchenko, and Yuliya Fedorinova assure Bloomberg readers the Kremlin is masterminding a scheme to undermine the Kiev regime's credibility in the Donbass! As if shelling kids every day had made Poroshenko more popular in Donetsk. Read what these idiots tell their zombie readership:
"Russia has been moving gradually, using a blockade by Ukrainian activists as political cover to take over key economic links with the separatist zones. Last week, Russian Railways slashed rates for shipping coal and iron ore to points near the rebel areas, where the metals industry provides most jobs. That will allow Russia to replace Ukrainian supplies halted by Kiev and ensure that steel plants continue to function, according to two people in the industry."

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Joe Quinn on Press TV: French Presidential Election Farce

With the first round of the French presidential election completed, virtually unknown former banker Emmanuel Macron and veteran right-winger Marine Le Pen made it through to the second round where one of them will become the next leader of France. Why did Macron come out on top, and why is the media already predicting that he will win in a landslide in 2 weeks time, and what does a Macron presidency portend for France.

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Joe Quinn on PressTV: Paris Terror Attack - Just In Time For Election

An attack in the heart of Paris has been claimed by Daesh. While no stranger now to such attacks, France has yet to deal with home-grown terrorism, while it also continues supporting foreign governments who spread extremist ideologies and intervening in other nations affairs, as well as playing a double-standard game of good terrorist, bad terrorist. How will the backlash impact the upcoming French Presidential election?


Khan Sheikhun False Flag: Chlorine, not Sarin

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Those who blame the Syrian government for the allegedly chemical incident in Khan Sheikhun are now pushing the analysis of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the front. But the results of the OPCW tests are inconsistent with the observed technical and medical facts of the incident.

The OPCW Director General Ambassador Üzümcü, a Turk, yesterday released its first results of his organization:
The bio-medical samples collected from three victims during their autopsy were analysed at two OPCW designated laboratories. The results of the analysis indicate that the victims were exposed to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance. Bio-medical samples from seven individuals undergoing treatment at hospitals were also analysed in two other OPCW designated laboratories. Similarly, the results of these analyses indicate exposure to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance.

Director-General Üzümcü stated clearly: "The results of these analyses from four OPCW designated laboratories indicate exposure to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance.
That's "Sarin or Sarin-like substance" three times a row. Sarin is also mentioned in the headline. Someone is pushing that meme hard.

Comment: O'Brien's signs you're being fooled by a sarin false flag:
  • People intoxicated with sarin don't look well. Ever. None of them.
  • People intoxicated with sarin don't gasp, cough, cry, or pant.
  • People intoxicated with sarin don't often foam at the mouth.
  • People intoxicated with sarin defecate massively and urinate all over themselves.
  • People intoxicated with sarin will vomit up everything they haven't defecated.
  • People intoxicated with sarin will produce a large volume of tears and a large volume of watery saliva.
  • People intoxicated with sarin turn blue. Always.
  • People intoxicated with sarin never turn pink or red. Never.


Revelations from a former international financier: "I was training to become a psychopath, and I failed"

Ronald Bernard, a former high-powered financier who reveals the hellish world and behavior of those involved in the business of Big Money.
In this time of sudden disclosures and unexpected blatant truths, where 'news' is barely distinguishable from 'fake news', it takes the utmost courage for an 'insider' to come out with the truth based on real facts.

Ronald Bernard, one of the founders of 'B of Joy', is one of these courageous people who dared to tell his story in front of (DVM-TV), De Vrije Media's camera. He unfolds a life story in which he got progressively deeper into the world of the big money, in which he - as he stated himself - had been warned up front that he had to be able to put his conscience in the proverbial freezer, and keep it there at all times.

Eventually this ended in his personal complete breakdown. Ronald does his story candidly and is forthright with his emotions to explain all that had preceded this breaking point. He clarifies the distorted way the world works, in which a small group of elites, numbering between 8000 to 8500 people, who rule the entire world and discloses their 'religious incentives' for doing so. "If only people really knew the ins and outs of the matter and realized what is really going on". When you have seen this interview, you will know. Then automatically the question arises: 'how are we going to fix this, when we no longer look away, but bundle our powers?'

Irma Schiffers,
co-founder De Vrije Media. DVM-TV

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What Comes Next?

© Unknown
In a word: change. Very big change.

All that remains to be determined is the nature of the change and its precise timeline.

Of course the threat of major warfare, possibly even nuclear warfare, looms large these days, not least on and around the Korean peninsula. The United States and its allies are right now building up a very large military force, and bruiting their plans to imminently "resolve" the North Korean "problem" via military means, though an objective observer strains to identify even one case of the allegedly war-like North Koreans invading another country, while the USSA has willy-nilly been destabilizing, invading and destroying one nation after another for the better part of two centuries now, directly or in league with proxies and mercenaries, beginning with the Native American peoples of North America, and then continuing on to menace the entire planet: the Philippines, Haiti, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Chile, Cambodia, Iraq, Vietnam, Laos, Korea, Libya, Syria, Afghanistan, the Ukraine, (what used to be) Yugoslavia, Yemen ..... It never ends, and now the USSA is on the verge of launching another major war in East Asia.

So which country, in reality, most jeopardizes international law and order?

Clearly, it is the USSA which is by far the greater danger, rampaging around the world for well more than a century now, killing, wounding and impoverishing countless millions, as it imposes "peace" and "democracy" sarcasm at gunpoint and repeated carpet bombings.


The Origins and Ultimate Purpose of ISIS: A Brief History of the US-Middle East Proxy War

This is a 5-part report which attempts to detail a history of the rise of ISIS and to explain its true relations to the actors involved in the war theatre. It attempts to show how and why ISIS has been exploited while attempting to answer the question: what has been the groups' ultimate purpose in relation to the dominant powers manipulating the proxy conflict. Then, given what is known historically, it hopes to shed light on what the motivations are behind the current actions against the group and what purpose they serve.

ISIS is Born in Iraq

The origins of ISIS are buried beneath the rubble of the US occupation.

It was out of this crucible of war and invasion that the original grievances were born, leading analysts to conclude that "the basic causes of the birth of ISIS" were the United States' "destructive interventions in the Middle East and the war in Iraq."1

The framework underlying this being the exacerbation of Sunni-Shia tensions in the aftermath of the invasion, which previously have been inflamed through various other foreign interferences. These were highlighted by the sectarian brutality of the post-invasion Iraqi government, which then continued under Maliki later on. Given this, some have concluded that Saddam had simply been replaced by another "repressive and murderous authoritarian state, albeit under a more representative sectarian set up."2