Wednesday, June 26, 2019

‘PetroYuan’ Futures Launch With A Bang, Volume Dominates Brent As Big Traders Step In

from ZeroHedge:

As we detailed previously, China’s yuan-denominated crude oil futures launched overnight in Shanghai with 62,500 contracts traded in aggregate, meaning over 62 million barrels of oil changed hands for a notional volume around 27 billion yuan (over $4 billion).

As OilPrice.com’s Tsvetana Paraskova notes, Glencore, Trafigura, and Freepoint Commodities were among the first to buy the new contract, Reuters reports.

HE WON’T GO AWAY=> Obama Warns He’s Working to Change How News is Dispersed on Social Media and the Internet

by Cristina Laila, The Gateway Pundit:

Barack Hussein Obama just won’t go away.

On Sunday at a conference in Japan, Obama told the audience he hopes to shape young, up-and-coming leaders in his mold.

The former wannabe dictator then warned he’s working on ways to change how people get the news on social media.

Translation: If you don’t comply with the globalists you will be banned/shadowbanned from social media.

The Washington Examiner reported:

Meet Xi Jinping, President For Life

by James Corbett, The International Forecaster:

Let’s just say I’m not holding my breath for China to swoop in and save us from the New World Order agenda anytime soon.

As you might have heard by now, Chinese President Xi Jinping has just appointed himself God Emperor For Life. Or, in Chinese Communist Party-ese: “The term of office of the State Council is the same as that of the National People’s Congress.”

For those keeping track at home, that’s the clause in the Chinese constitution that used to read: “The term of office of the President and Vice-President of the People’s Republic of China is the same as that of the National People’s Congress, and they shall serve no more than two consecutive terms.” But the rubber-stamp congress just passed a constitutional amendment dropping that term limit, so, unlike his predecessors, Xi Jinping will be able to continue on as President after his second five-year term expires in 2023.

STONE TARGETED TO RESCUE MUELLER’S FAILING INVESTIGATION

by Jerome Corsi InfoWars:

1st Hillary loyalists ignore evidence on debunked claim

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a clear sign the “Russia Collusion” narrative is losing steam, the Daily Beast made yet another convoluted attempt to breathe life into the excuse advanced by Hillary Clinton and her supporters for losing in 2016 by reviving the repeatedly debunked notion that Roger Stone is the operative tying Trump to the theft of DNC and Podesta emails published by WikiLeaks.

Somehow, the Daily Beast has concluded that Guccifer 2.0 was a Russian intelligence officer, as asserted by yet another unnamed “source” and some stretched logic deriving from the conclusion of CrowdStrike, a firm Hillary’s top outside adviser on voting data, Google’s Eric Schmidt, funded to the tune of $100 million, based on “Fancy Bear” metadata that Julian Assange proved the CIA could plant in a file to make the hack look like a Russian cyber attack.

Donald Trump’s Appointment of John Bolton Means Regime Change is Coming to Iran

by Derrick Broze, Activist Post:

The latest neo-conservative warmonger to join the Trump Administration does not bode well for the people of Iran.

On Thursday Donald Trump announced that John Bolton, a former official in George W. Bush’s administration and former ambassador to the UN, would be his new National Security Advisor. Bolton is a warhawk who called for the invasion of Iraq in search of non-existent weapons of mass destruction and has for years called for the invasion of Iran.

Integrity Has Vanished From The West

by Paul Craig Roberts, Paul Craig Roberts:

Among Western political leaders there is not an ounce of integrity or morality. The Western print and TV media is dishonest and corrupt beyond repair. Yet the Russian government persists in its fantasy of “working with Russia’s Western partners.” The only way Russia can work with crooks is to become a crook. Is that what the Russian government wants?

Finian Cunningham notes the absurdity in the political and media uproar over Trump (belatedly) telephoning Putin to congratulate him on his reelection with 77 percent of the vote, a show of public approval that no Western political leader could possibly attain. The crazed US senator from Arizona called the person with the largest majority vote of our time “a dictator.” Yet a real blood-soaked dictator from Saudi Arabia is feted at the White House and fawned over by the president of the United States.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/49069.htm

Las Vegas Shooting: Did FBI Protect This Man, Who Knew Things Before They Were Released To Public, From Interrogations?

by Tim Brown, Freedom OutPost:

Why was Hodges not detained and interrogated by the FBI? Where was he if he was not near the Mandalay Bay Hotel at the time of the shooting?

Brian Hodge. His name is not unfamiliar and we have had several reports with him in it. He was a guest beside the rooms that Stephen Paddock rented at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on the night of October 1, 2017, when a barrage of bullets were unleashed on an unsuspecting concert crowd in the Route 91 venue.

Now, it appears that FBI insiders are saying that top FBI brass protected him from being interrogated, even though it is now known that he was providing the media with information only known to those investigating the crime at the time.

Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence

by John W. Whitehead, Rutherford Institute:

It is often the case that police shootings, incidents where law enforcement officers pull the trigger on civilians, are left out of the conversation on gun violence. But a police officer shooting a civilian counts as gun violence. Every time an officer uses a gun against an innocent or an unarmed person contributes to the culture of gun violence in this country.”—Journalist Celisa Calacal

Enough is enough.

That was the refrain chanted over and over by the thousands of demonstrators who gathered to protest gun violence in America.

Enough is enough.

We need to do something about the violence that is plaguing our nation and our world.

Enough is enough.

Pulse Nightclub Killer’s Father Was Decade-Long FBI Informant, Planned Terrorist Attacks Against Pakistan

from ZeroHedge:

Testimony and court documents from the trial of Noor Salman – the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, reveals that Omar’s father – who sat right behind Hillary Clinton at an August, 2016 campaign rally, was an FBI informant for over a decade.

Jurors in Salman’s trial heard from Miami-based FBI Special Agent Juvenal Martin – Seddique Mateen’s contact within the agency, while documents show the senior Mateen was trying to raise $50,000 – $100,000 through donations in order to conduct a terrorist attack against the government of Pakistan – a discovery made by the FBI following the June 12, 2016 massacre at the Pulse gay nightclub by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, killing 49 people before dying in a shoot out with police.