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FBI, DHS Go Full Scaremonger: Warn Police Of Airstrike-Inspired "Homegrown Extremists" & "Disgruntled Employee" Threats

While careful to note 'no specific threats' have been found, it appears the FBI and DHS have decided it's time to show why local police departments needed to be fully militarized after all. In the first bulletin, according to Bloomberg, US security officials warned federal and local police to watch for “homegrown violent extremists” who may be motivated to attack by airstrikes in Syria. In the second bulletin, the FBI and DHS assess that disgruntled and former employees pose a significant threat...

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Russia Holds Massive Military Drill: 155,000 Troops, 4,000 Tanks, 632 Aircraft, 84 Ships

At what point is a drill more than just a drill? Maybe when it is so massive it could be confused for an invasion force, involving a mindblowing 155,000 troops, more than the armies of most sovereign nations, 4,000 armoured vehicles, 632 planes and helicopters and 84 vessels. Those are the staggering numbers taking part in the Vostok-2014 strategic exercises, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, and whose main priority is ti "demonstrate that the...

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Mahindra forays into 110cc scooter segment with Gutso | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Mahindra forays into 110cc scooter segment with Gutso - Mahindra Two Wheelers, part of Mahindra Group, is foraying into the 110cc scooter segment with Gutso, which it unveiled on Tuesday. Along with selling the vehicle through its two-wheeler dealerships, the company will also sell the new scooter through its select tractors and auto dealers. According to the company, Gusto is the first scooter to be fully made in-house, and has taken almost two years for development.

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India Inc in attendance, Modi to kick off Make in India campaign | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

India Inc in attendance, Modi to kick off Make in India campaign - A phalanx of India Inc including Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Essar Group chairman Shashi Ruia would be present when Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolls out is flagship 'Make in India' campaign to boost manufacturing tomorrow. The campaign will have features such as a 24/7 e-Biz portal to address the industries' concerns and get back to them in 48-72 hours. Aiming to provide a fillip to the domestic manufacturing...

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Welcome To The Oligarchy – US Leads The Developed World In Low Wage Jobs

In an apparent attempt to advise investors on how they can take advantage of America’s transformation into a neo-feudal oligarchy in a 50-page research report, Morgan Stanley has put together some very interesting charts. We will be sharing many of them in the next few days but none is more telling and depressing than the one that shows how the U.S. leads the developed world in the share of low wage jobs...

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Which States Should Secede From the Union?

This article originally appeared in NY Mag. Britain has decided to remain whole, but the secession fever gripping the world has not yet broken. Catalonia will hold a non-binding vote on independence in November, and a number of other European regions are contemplating going it alone. There’s always some idle secession chatter...

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"This Is About As Good As Things Are Going To Get For The Middle Class"

The U.S. economy has had six full years to bounce back since the financial collapse of 2008, and it simply has not happened.  Median household income has declined substantially since then, total household wealth for middle class families is way down, the percentage of the population that is employed is still about where it was at the end of the last recession, and the number of Americans that are dependent on the government has absolutely exploded.  Even those that claim that the economy is...

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Bread, Circuses, & Bombs - Decline Of The American Empire

History may not repeat exactly because technology, resource discoveries, and political dynamics change the nature of society, but it does rhyme because the human foibles of greed, lust for power, arrogance, and desire for conquest do not vary across the ages. The corruption, arrogance, hubris, currency debasement, materialism, imperialism, and civic decay that led to the ultimate downfall of the Roman Empire is being repeated on an even far greater scale today as the American Empire flames out...

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Mortgage Rates at 2 Week Lows

Mortgage rates were lower for a 3rd straight day, effectively confirming that markets hadn't merely paused for reflection on a determined move to new 2014 highs. For a few days, that was a risk to be weighed as markets perceived last week's Fed Announcement...

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GDP = Waste

Any system that has no way to measure, much less prioritize opportunity costs (i.e. what else could have been done the capital, labor and resources) and maximization of utility is not just flawed - it is terribly misguided and structurally destructive.

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