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  • Snyder: China Is Extremely Angry, And Now Considers The United States To Be Enemy #1

    Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Have relations between the United States and China finally reached the point of no return?  At this moment, it would be difficult to overstate how angry the Chinese are with the United States.  Chinese officials are firmly blaming the United States for the enormous political protests that we have witnessed in Hong Kong in recent weeks, and on Thursday President Trump slapped another round of tariffs on Chinese imports.  Sadly, most...

    Zero Hedge
  • We're All Enemies Of The State: Draconian Laws, Precrime & The Surveillance State

    Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.” - H.L. Mencken We’ve been down this road many times before. If the government is consistent about any one thing, it is this: it has an unnerving tendency to exploit crises and use them as opportunities for power grabs under the guise of national security. As David...

    Zero Hedge
  • If You're Not Grateful To The United States, Why Are You Here?

    New York University professor Suketu Mehta recently published a book arguing that 'immigration is a form of reparations' for past American crimes.

    The Federalist
  • The United States of Guns

    Like many of you, I read the news of a single person killing at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas yesterday and another person killing at least 9 people In Dayton, Ohio early this morning. While these are outrageous and horrifying events, they aren’t surprising or shocking in any way in a country where more than 33,000 people die from gun violence each year. America is a stuck in a Groundhog Day loop of gun violence. We’ll keep waking up, stuck in the same reality of oppression, carnage, and...

    kottke.org
  • The United States is a banana republic

    And former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's hearing in Congress made that crystal clear.

    @AJEnglish
  • Here's the salary of every governor in the United States

    Despite holding the same title, United States governors' salaries range depending on state. According to data from The Council of State Governments (CSG), current annual earnings range from $70,000 to $179,000. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Though the United States' governors all share the same title, the nation's 50 state leaders do not share the same salary. Using the most recent data from The Council of State Governments (CSG), we compared the salaries of the current governors...

    Business Insider
  • Factbox: Major shootings in the United States

    Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and heightened concerns about domestic terrorism.

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