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Article first appeared at thedailysheeple.com by Melissa Dykes Thedailysheeple – Most people agree that the so-called “justice system” in this country is broken. The more money you have to spend on lawyers and creative defenses, the less punishment you endure for your crimes. If you are a cop who commits one of …

We are about three weeks into 2016, and we are witnessing things that we have never seen before.  There were two emergency market shutdowns in China within the first four trading days of this year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has never lost this many points within the first three …

The entire system has been revealed for the sham it really is since the start of the New Year. Stock markets are crashing, the global economy has stalled, and the powers that be appear to have lost control. As Andy Hoffman of Miles Franklin notes in his most recent interview …

It’s official – global stocks have entered a bear market.  On Wednesday, we learned that the MSCI All-Country World Index has fallen a total of more than 20 percent from the peak of the market.  So that means that roughly one-fifth of all the stock market wealth in the entire …

Article first appeared at thedailysheeple.com by Melissa Dykes Thedailysheeple – “Scientists reported Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history by far, breaking a record set only the year before — a burst of heat that has continued into the new year and is roiling weather patterns all over the world,” …

Article first appeared at thedailysheeple.com by Melissa Dykes Thedailysheeple – We live in a world where a rumor spread online is enough to set whole swaths of the population into total panic, regardless of whether or not that info is fact or fiction. Twitter rumors have caused bank runs in multiple countries now, …

Article first appeared at thedailysheeple.com by Joshua Krause Thedailysheeple – Today was an encouraging day for gold investors. The precious metal rose above $1,100 an ounce, breaking above a 100 day moving average. Silver also managed to climb out of its rut as it continued to climb above $14 per ounce, breaking its …

Something has just happened that has signaled a recession every single time that it has occurred since World War I.  16 times since 1919 there have been at least 8 month-over-month declines in industrial production during the preceding 12 month period, and in each of those 16 instances the U.S. …

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke under questioning from Congressman Ron Paul (see video below) stated with conviction and confidence that gold is stockpiled en masse by central banks only “because of tradition,” implying the precious metal really has no monetary value. But if you’re like Wade Hodges, you have a slightly different take on …

Last time around it was subprime mortgages, but this time it is oil that is playing a starring role in a global financial crisis.  Since the start of 2015, 42 North American oil companies have filed for bankruptcy, 130,000 good paying energy jobs have been lost in the United States, and …