Friday, April 26, 2019

The Satanic Temple Has Evolved Into An Anti-Trump Movement, And Leftists Are Flocking To It

by Michael Snyder, End Of The American Dream:

The Satanic Temple is the perfect religion for progressives.  You can believe anything you want, as long as you hate what Donald Trump, Christians and conservatives believe.  Unlike the Church of Satan, the Satanic Temple doesn’t even believe in a supernatural entity called Satan.  Instead, they celebrate Satan as “the ultimate rebel”, and they relish in using the symbol of Satan to greatly upset Christians.  The Satanic Temple was founded in 2013, and from the very beginning it was clear that they were primarily a political movement.  In fact, they openly tell prospective members that the only real requirement for joining is to believe “in the political and secular actions” of the group

Russia Easily Sells $2 Billion of RUBLE-Denominated Debt

from Russia Insider:

Russia’s monetary policy is now so hawkish the country is able to sell debt in rubles, including to foreign investors

Washington Not Happy About New China Focus on Central America

by F. William Engdahl, New Eastern Outlook:

As it becomes clear that the Trump Administration support, so far unsuccessful, for regime change in Venezuela is also very much about targeting the huge financial presence of China with the Maduro regime, recent news of a major Chinese oil success in Cuban waters will clearly deepen the geopolitical tensions. And it involves not only Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil.

China’s major state-owned oil company, CNPC, through its subsidiary, Great Wall Drilling, has begun exploring for oil off Cuba’s coast in a joint venture with state-owned oil firm Cuba Petroleum Company (CUPET), according to an April 16 report in the China state news agency, Xinhua. Great Wall has been engaged in oil exploration in Cuba since 2005, but this is the most promising result to date. Advanced drilling technology from CNPC has opened the prospect of major oil off Cuba for the first time.

DEUTSCHE BANK CAN NOT FIND ANY SUITORS SO THEY ARE BACK AGAIN WITH THEIR GOOD/BANK/BAD BANK RESCUE

by Harvey Organ, Harvey Organ Blog:

GOLD UP $6.00 TO $1277.45//SILVER IS UP 15 CENTS TO $14.97//8 CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF HUGE COMEX GOLD QUEUE JUMPING//TODAY WE HAVE ALMOST 21 TONNES OF GOLD STANDING AGAINST 8.8 TONNES OF REGISTERED /TRADERS ARE NOW VERY WORRIED THAT ARGENTINA MIGHT DEFAULT AGAIN//POOR RESULTS FROM BOEING//MORE REPORTS SUGGEST THAT THERE ARE STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS WITH BOEING’S 737 MAX 8//DEPT OF JUSTICE WANTS A CRIMINAL GUILTY PLEA FROM OUR ARCH ENEMY GOLDMAN SACHS//MORE SWAMP STORIES FOR YOU TONIGHT

More Gold for Russia

by Peter Schiff, Schiff Gold:

This has become a monthly feature here a SchiffGold News – Russia buys more gold.

The Central Bank of Russia added another 18.7 tons of gold to its stash in March according to a press release last week. This boosts the country’s gold reserves to 2, 167.9 tons or 69,700,000 ounces. Gold now makes up about 18% of the Russian central bank’s reserves.

Through the first quarter of this year, Russia has increased its gold hoard by 56 tons. This continued a trend we saw throughout 2018. As Bloombergarticle earlier this month put it, “Vladimir Putin’s quest to break Russia’s reliance on the US dollar has set off a literal gold rush.”

The Second Belt and Road Forum: A Transformation of the World Economic Order

by Alex Christoforou, The Duran:

Rather than embrace this new potential, western “old paradigm” forces representing the entrenched deep state have screamed and hollered against the “dangers of China and Russia threatening our democratic way of life”.

From April 25-27 Beijing will host a second international forum on the Belt and Road Initiative and it won’t be a small deal.

Leaked Special Forces Manual Reveals How US Wields Financial Power

from Russia Insider:

Back in December 2008, WikiLeaks released a relatively little-noted document “US Army Special Operations Forces Unconventional Warfare“.  This 248-page, nine chapter publication was the September 2008 revision of the U.S. Army Field Manual 3-05.130, the keystone doctrine for Army special operations forces operations in unconventional warfare.

This document defines unconventional warfare as:

“Operations conducted by, with or through irregular forces against a variety of state and no-state opponents.”

Bye bye dollar! Buy buy gold! Russia fills vaults with another 600,000 ounces

from RT:

The Central Bank of Russia keeps buying gold, adding some 18.7 tons of the precious metal to the county’s vast stockpile in March alone, according to the latest figures released by the regulator.

The boost brought Russia’s estimated gold holdings to more than 2,170 tons (69,700,000 ounces), that amounts to nearly 18 percent of the country’s total foreign exchange reserves, the central bank stated.

Russia purchased 56 tons of gold from January through March, acquiring 37.3 tons of the precious metal in January and February.