“Self-Made Billionaire” Donald Trump Built Empire on Father’s Money, Tax Dodging, & Fraud

We speak with David Barstow, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times and the lead author on the new investigation, “Trump Engaged in Suspect Tax Schemes as He Reaped Riches from His Father.” Donald Trump built his personal brand and presidential candidacy on the claim he is a self-made billionaire, whose only … Continue reading “Self-Made Billionaire” Donald Trump Built Empire on Father’s Money, Tax Dodging, & Fraud

America Has Become Even More Dangerous

by Gordon Duff NEO Oct 10, 2018 The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh by the US Senate may seem unremarkable to the three dozen or so nations now targeted by US sanctions and impending “color revolutions.” The list has expanded, India, China, and Russia of course, but in truth, there is no end to the list. The … Continue reading America Has Become Even More Dangerous

An Empire of Fraud: Made in America

by Nicholas Levis Counterpunch Oct 5, 2018 Lest it be washed out by the next Spectacle, allow me to summarize the most important article yet about the Life of Trump, and to make explicit a couple of the explosive points that the New York Times only implies. On the front end, Fred Trump’s fortune drew from … Continue reading An Empire of Fraud: Made in America

Trump’s Top Campaign Financers: Where are they now?

Open Secrets One year ago, President Donald Trump’s inauguration broke records – not in turnout, but in inaugural donations. Trump pulled in $107 million in individual contributions, nearly doubling President Barack Obama’s 2009 record of$53 million. With the donations came a set of perks for top donors – “intimate” dinners with Vice President Mike Pence; … Continue reading Trump’s Top Campaign Financers: Where are they now?

Conjuring Up the Next Depression

Conjuring Up the Next Depression Chris Hedges  SEP 10, 2018 During the financial crisis of 2008, the world’s central banks, including the Federal Reserve, injected trillions of dollars of fabricated money into the global financial system. This fabricated money has created a worldwide debt of $325 trillion, more than three times global GDP. The fabricated money … Continue reading Conjuring Up the Next Depression

Pigs Want To Feed at the Trough, Again…

By now, we've all read the LodeStar DeepThroat New York Times Op-Ed penned by the Resistance™. However, the hype surrounding that piece obscured another NYTimes Op-Ed published recently, this one by the Three Piggies: Corruption, Graft, and Fraud.   The immediate consequences of what the Three propose there could be dire. But hey, who wants … Continue reading Pigs Want To Feed at the Trough, Again…

Hungry Ghost: The Loneliness of Donald Trump

(WTHIWWDT? 6) On the Corrosive Privilege of the Most Mocked Man in the World By Rebecca Solnit  Once upon a time, a child was born into wealth and wanted for nothing, but he was possessed by bottomless, endless, grating, grasping wanting, and wanted more, and got it, and more after that, and always more. He was a … Continue reading Hungry Ghost: The Loneliness of Donald Trump