Posts Tagged ‘Trump’

  • The Problem With Trump’s Sh*thole Theory

    16.01.2018 • United StatesComments Off on The Problem With Trump’s Sh*thole Theory

    When we first caught wind of President Trump’s “sh*thole” comment, we were outraged. We thought he was talking about our hometown.We were, of course, relieved when we realized that our president was referring to foreign sh*tholes… not those in the

  • Foreigners Won’t Destroy Our Country, The GOP Tax Bill Will

    11.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Foreigners Won’t Destroy Our Country, The GOP Tax Bill Will

    Yes, some people will benefit in the short run. But most will suffer as the years pass… as the tax bill will add $1.8 trillion or more to U.S. debt. Then, with lower tax revenues and rising expenses from 70 million retiring baby boomers, the country will go

  • What You Need to Know About Trump’s Tax Plan

    05.12.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on What You Need to Know About Trump’s Tax Plan

    For years now, we’ve been following Trump’s impressive ability to have the last laugh. Dozens of political scandals have come and gone. Each time, the president makes his detractors look even more stupid than himself. Not a bad strategy for a politician.

  • Jerome Powell: Fed Chief and Swamp Critter Extraordinaire

    08.11.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Jerome Powell: Fed Chief and Swamp Critter Extraordinaire

    If you run over a pedestrian in Washington, D.C., it might be wise to keep going. Because the person under your bumper could be a swamp rat. In fact, it could be Jerome Powell, whom President Trump just chose to replace Janet Yellen at the Fed.

  • Congress Struggles Because the White House Isn’t Doing Its Job

    23.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Congress Struggles Because the White House Isn’t Doing Its Job

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – LISBON, PORTUGAL – Lisbon is a beautiful city. It was so poor and so remote, it missed out on the modernization that ruined many other cities in Europe. Wisely neutral during World War I

  • The US Supports the Biggest Financial Scam in History

    18.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The US Supports the Biggest Financial Scam in History

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – PARIS – Yesterday, we described what we believe is the true source of today’s bubbly markets: fake money from the Deep State’s finance arm, central banks. Today, we connect more dots.

  • Thanks to Trump, the Biotech Sector Is About to Sky Rocket

    16.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Thanks to Trump, the Biotech Sector Is About to Sky Rocket

    Back in March, President Trump tweeted that drug companies “are getting away with murder” with their high prices. But according to a recently leaked White House memo, he’s now about to ease regulations on them.

  • Fake Stock Prices and Interest Rates Will Lead to Disaster

    13.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Fake Stock Prices and Interest Rates Will Lead to Disaster

    Everyone knows stock prices must come down. But no one knows when… or even why. Here at the Diary, we try to keep our feet on the ground. But we would need stilts to understand what is going on in today’s markets. Nothing is solid. Nothing is true.

  • Chart: S&P Gains Under Trump Are Nothing Special

    12.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Chart: S&P Gains Under Trump Are Nothing Special

    Today’s chart tracks the gains for the S&P 500 in the first 11 months after presidential elections (the time that’s passed since Trump was elected). The performance under President Trump has been the seventh-best in history (19%). But it’s not

  • Trump: The P.T. Barnum of the Reality TV Era

    11.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Trump: The P.T. Barnum of the Reality TV Era

    Commentators in the mainstream media regard every move the president makes as a “mistake”… or as “undermining his agenda.” They miss the point: He has no interest in serious legislation. And no real agenda. He has only one measure of success –

  • Bitcoin Is Back

    02.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Bitcoin Is Back

    Yesterday morning, Japan – the main beneficiary of China’s clampdown – approved 11 cryptocurrency exchanges. Money talks, and it’s hard to argue with people who are getting rich.

  • Bill Bonner: “Mr. Trump Is a Self-Promoter, Not a Revolutionary”

    20.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Bill Bonner: “Mr. Trump Is a Self-Promoter, Not a Revolutionary”

    We guessed that this new breeze would be little different from the prevailing winds of the previous 20 years. It took a few months to tell the tale, but now we know: We were right. Instead of draining the swamp, as promised, the Trump team adds more slimy

  • Time to Jump Off This Runaway Money Train.

    20.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Time to Jump Off This Runaway Money Train.

    Over the next 10 years, the U.S. government is on course to spend $10 trillion it doesn’t have. It has also committed to a further $80 trillion in entitlements for which it has no known source. Only growth can save it.

  • Trump Just Made a Deal with the Devil

    08.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Trump Just Made a Deal with the Devil

    In addition to colluding with liberal Democrats to continue the spending spree with no discussion or amendment, Mr. Trump has made a devil’s deal with the deepest of Deep State Dems on Capitol Hill to crash the whole debt ceiling limit.

  • Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter

    07.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Your Opinion Doesn’t Matter

    Now underway is the train of history; it ain’t gonna stop for nobody. You can choose your own date, but we take 1917 as the date the wheels really began to turn...

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    Not the ‘Jump-Start’ Detroit Was Looking For

    31.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Not the ‘Jump-Start’ Detroit Was Looking For

    Poor Michigan. During the final six months of the Obama administration, the state was adding 7,850 jobs a month. Under Team Trump, job growth has collapsed to 2,550 jobs a month – a nearly 70% drop. If only Trump knew how job creation really happens...

  • Trump: “Tariffs! I Want Tariffs!”

    29.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Trump: “Tariffs! I Want Tariffs!”

    Mr. Trump won’t get anything that requires Congressional approval. He’s a win-lose guy. Not a cooperation guy. That leaves only war making and trade – areas where the chief executive can put up his own walls.

  • Gambling for Dummies

    28.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Gambling for Dummies

    You can put a bullet in the pistol, spin the chamber, and have only a 1 in 6 chance of blowing your brains out. But though the odds are in your favor, the potential consequences make it a bad bet.Bill’s workshop at his home in the French countrysideThe

  • The Donald Has Been Brought to Heel

    24.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Donald Has Been Brought to Heel

    Donald Trump promised to pull the plug, but he couldn’t even if he wanted to. And now his decisions are Oval Office decisions…that is to say, those that suit the Deep State.

  • Trump Concedes…and the Deep State Assumes Control

    23.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Trump Concedes…and the Deep State Assumes Control

    This year, crony contractors will get another roughly $45 billion – more than twice the annual output of the entire Afghan economy.

  • New Troops in Afghanistan Means Big Profits in Washington

    23.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on New Troops in Afghanistan Means Big Profits in Washington

    Behind the scenes in Washington, Army leaders continue to promise results - demanding more spending, more troops, more bombs, and more drones to dump them.

  • Donald Trump: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately.”

    22.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Donald Trump: “We should leave Afghanistan immediately.”

    Yesterday, under pressure from the generals, Donald Trump abandoned the promise of an “America First” foreign policy. And now, even more resources will be brought to bear so that the longest, most pointless war in U.S. history can continue. Trump himself

  • A Darkness Is Spreading Across the U.S.

    21.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on A Darkness Is Spreading Across the U.S.

    From coast to coast, we are benighted… in a total eclipse of good sense. There is no evidence of any kind showing Trump to be a Nazi supporter. A fool? An imbecile? An opportunist? Maybe. But with all his obvious and egregious faults, why accuse him of

  • How the Chaos in Charlottesville Almost Got Trump Fired

    17.08.2017 • United StatesComments Off on How the Chaos in Charlottesville Almost Got Trump Fired

    The U.S has broken into a battle of the gods: on one side are the gods of the red states, and on the other side are the gods of the blue states.