Over the past several years I have discovered a lot of great documentaries on the Internet. The frustrating part was trying to find them again for friends. Thus I started Video Journal(s) where I'm trying to weave the videos/documentaries into comprehensive stories. This Video Journal is about corruption, crony capitalism and corporate/Wall Street GREED.

I don't think people understand what Wall Street's GREED has gotten us into. Sure we all know about the 700 billion dollar TARP bail-out, and the 18 trillion dollars national debt.  But, I don't think people are aware of all the trillions of dollars the FED (Federal Reserve) has loaned to the Wall Street Banks, which doesn't trickle down to main street, or the 700 trillion-to-1.2 quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble that the World's banks are sitting on (see the Financial Crisis News Magazine).

Monday February 27, 2017
News Articles

**Trump Budget Plan Boosts Pentagon, Trims State Dept, EPA
Reuters & HP| Reuters | 02/26/17

The White House on Monday will send federal departments a budget proposal containing the defense spending increase President Donald Trump promised, financed partly by cuts to the U.S. State Department, Environmental Protection Agency and other non-defense programs, two officials familiar with the proposal said.

... A second official said the State Department's budget could be cut by as much as 30 percent, which would force a major restructuring of the department and elimination of programs. ... Read more

The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team's Flurry Of Falsehoods
HP | Igor Bobic | 02/26/17

  1. White House press secretary Sean Spicer falsely claimed the crowd on the National Mall was "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration." (Jan. 21)
  2. Trump falsely claimed that the crowd for his swearing-in stretched down the National Mall to the Washington Monument and totaled more than 1 million people. (Jan. 21)
  3. As Trump fondly recalled his Inauguration Day, he said it stopped raining "immediately" when he began his speech. A light rain continued to fall throughout the address. (Jan. 21)
  4. During his speech at CIA headquarters, Trump claimed the media made up his feud with the agency. In fact, he started it by comparing the intelligence community to "Nazi Germany." (Jan. 21)
  5. ... 100
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NBC's "Today" show | "Words MATTER" George W. Bush SLAMS Donald Trump (02/27/17) [5:47]

Bannon Versus Trump
NYTimes | David Brooks | 02/10/17

It's becoming clear that for the next few years American foreign policy will be shaped by the struggle among Republican regulars, populist ethno-nationalists and the forces of perpetual chaos unleashed by Donald Trump's attention span.

The Republican regulars build their grand strategies upon the post-World War II international order -- the American-led alliances, norms and organizations that bind democracies and preserve global peace. The regulars seek to preserve and extend this order, and see Vladimir Putin as a wolf who tears away at it.

The populist ethno-nationalists in the Trump White House do not believe in this order. Their critique -- which is simultaneously moral, religious, economic, political and racial -- is nicely summarized in the remarks Steve Bannon made to a Vatican conference in 2014:

Humane capitalism has been replaced by the savage capitalism that brought us the financial crisis.

Once there was a collection of Judeo-Christian nation-states, Bannon argued, that practiced a humane form of biblical capitalism and fostered culturally coherent communities. But in the past few decades, the party of Davos -- with its globalism, relativism, pluralism and diversity -- has sapped away the moral foundations of this Judeo-Christian way of life.

Humane capitalism has been replaced by the savage capitalism that brought us the financial crisis. National democracy has been replaced by a crony-capitalist network of global elites. Traditional virtue has been replaced by abortion and gay marriage. Sovereign nation-states are being replaced by hapless multilateral organizations like the E.U.
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My Comment: the above remarks by Bannon seem really humanitarian. However, the actions of the Trump Administration so far don't seem to match the philosophy.

This Man Is the Most Dangerous Political Operative in America
Bloomberg | Joshua Green | old, 10/08/15

Bannon is the executive chairman of Breitbart News, the crusading right-wing populist website that's a lineal descendant of the Drudge Report (its late founder, Andrew Breitbart, spent years apprenticing with Matt Drudge) and a haven for people who think Fox News is too polite and restrained. He'd spent the day at CPAC among the conservative faithful, zipping back and forth between his SiriusXM booth and an unlikely pair of guests he was squiring around: Nigel Farage ... Read more

My Comment: I don't normally follow Glen Beck, but he does make some very interesting comments during this interview.
CNN | Glenn Beck attacks Steve Bannon as a dangerous Leninist (02/23/17) [5:55]
Who Is Alexander Dugin??

The One Russian Linking Putin, Erdogan and Trump
Bloomberg | Henry Meyer | 02/02/17

The Russian ultra-nationalist dubbed "Putin's Rasputin" by Breitbart News when it was run by President Donald Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, has emerged as an unlikely foreign-policy fixer for the Kremlin.

Alexander Dugin, whose bushy beard gives him a passing resemblance to the Siberian mystic who bewitched the last czar's family, says he played a key but largely clandestine role in patching up Russia's relations with Turkey, an account confirmed by a senior figure in Ankara. And with people he calls ideological allies now in the White House, Dugin says he's bullish on better ties with the U.S., too. ... Read more

Who are the figures pushing Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin together?
BBC | John Sweeney | 01/16/17

The question of whether Russia's leader Vladimir Putin has got material with which he could blackmail Donald Trump is for now unknowable and misses the point by a country mile: the two men think alike.

Mr Trump's belief in American traditionalism and dislike of scrutiny echo the Kremlin's tune: nation, power and aversion to criticism are the new (and very Russian) world order. ... Read more

The philosopher known as "Putin's brain" is a big fan of Trump
Quartz qz.com | Reuters/Denis Sinyakov | 12/24/16

... He is virulently opposed to globalism, the international elite, and the existing geopolitical structure where the US is the clear superpower. Instead, he advocates for a world of multiple political powers, each representing bloc of countries. No surprise, then, that Dugin believes Russian should be one such global power. ... Read more

The frightening common ground between a Trump adviser and white nationalism's favorite philosopher
Think Progress | Justin Salhani | 12/20/16

Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, sees Dugin's ideology as an ally against liberalism.

Aleksandr Dugin's ideology has influenced white nationalists and supremacists. His thinking also echoes that of a key player in the Trump administration. ... Read more

Philosopher Dr. Aleksandr Dugin joins the program today to expound on Trump's swamp metaphor
Alex Jonnes | Alex Jonnes | 02/17/17

Philosopher Dr. Aleksandr Dugin joins the program today to expound on Trump's swamp metaphor

On the Tuesday, Feb. 7th 2017 transmission of the Alex Jones Show, an MSNBC host compares Trump to Putin and says he may start killing journalists. And overwhelming evidence shows Trump was right about massive voter/election fraud. Philosopher Dr. Aleksandr Dugin joins the program today to expound on Trump's swamp metaphor and provide his take on Putin and Trump as two poles of a new world vision. On today's show we also welcome University of California Professor Darrell Y. Hamamoto to discuss the riots at UC Berkeley over the weekend, and the California secession movement. ... Read more
Aleksandr Dugin: Putin's Brain Joins Alex Jones () [25:03]

Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Monday, February 27 [12:56]
*DN | Committee to Protect Journalists: Trump's Attacks on Media Will Be Felt by Journalists Around World (02/27/17) [11:22]
DN | Rev. William Barber: The NAACP Will Boycott North Carolina over HB2 & Voter Suppression (02/27/17) [11:53]
LastWeekTonight with John Oliver
**John Oliver | Obamacare (02/26/17) [18:52]
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert | Trump's Nuclear Plan: It's Like The Cold War All Over Again (02/25/17) [4:33]
*TRNN | Economist Michael Hudson -> 'J is for Junk Economics,' says the media and academia use well-crafted euphemisms to conceal how the economy really works, Part 1/6 (02/27/17) [9:08]
*TRNN | Economist Heiner Flassbeck -> Mountains of Uninvested Corporate Cash, Not Mexico, Most Responsible for Job Loss (02/27/17) [15:12]
*TRNN | Oakland Institute founder Anuradha Mittal -> Erik Prince is Back: Former CEO of Blackwater Offering Services to the Trump Administration (02/27/17) [10:32]
*TRNN | Bhaskar Sunkara, Phyllis Bennis and Paul Jay discuss -> Trump at CPAC: Tax Cuts, Massive Military Build-up, Part 1 (02/25/17) [15:53]
TRNN | Bhaskar Sunkara, Phyllis Bennis and Paul Jay discuss -> Bannon-Trump Promise to Unleash Unfettered Capitalism, Part 2 (02/25/17) [17:48]
*TYT | CEOs Try To Explain The Economy To Trump (02/26/17) [6:58]
TYT | Trump Team Can't Wait To Fill More Private Prisons With Minorities (02/26/17) [8:03]
TYT | Trump Administration Told FBI To Back Off Russia? (02/24/17) [8:07]
TYT | Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus' Awkward Bromance (02/24/17) [4:11]
Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus shared a very awkward moment on stage at CPAC.

"NATIONAL HARBOR -- Reince Priebus and Stephen K. Bannon definitely get along. Everything you have heard about their relationship, says Priebus, is wrong. If you have heard that they are slowly engaged in a battle to the death, that is definitely not true. That is their, uh, belligerent chemistry. They are like brothers, Kim Jong Un and Kim Jong Nam, just regular brothers.

They are the best of friends, like Frog and Toad, or even Bert and Ernie, if you catch them on the right evening. They talk all night until they fall asleep, holding hands. This is what they told New York Magazine's Olivia Nuzzi:

"We talk a lot, pretty much all day long," Priebus said. "And then we communicate at night --"
TYT | Conservatives Wave Russian Flags Before Trump's Speech (02/24/17) [7:52]
Note: I don't always agree with the the videos I post, but I always think it is a good idea to listen/hear both sides of an issue(s)
RT | CrossTalk: Media Wars (02/27/17) [24:33]
Thom Hartmann - www.thomhartmann.com/
ThomHartmann | Will The Corporate Media Stand Against Trumps Attacks? (02/24/17) [11:07]
NPR (National Public Radio) - www.npr.org/
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) - pbs.org/
MSNBC - Maddow/Hayes - www.msnbc.com/
MSNBC Rachel Maddow | Donald Trump Admin Spikes Report That Undercuts Ban (02/24/17) [12:33]
Main Stream Media
MSNBC Morning Joe | 'Swirling Paranoia' Takes Over The White House (02/27/17) [14:17]
MSNBC Morning Joe | With Historic Low Numbers, President Donald Trump Keeps Fighting Media (02/27/17) [15:21]
MSNBC Morning Joe | Why 'Madman Theory' Is Unhelpful In Global Affairs (02/24/17) [10:14]
MSNBC Morning Joe | Steve Bannon Lays Out Vision For White House During CPAC Talk (02/24/17) [14:00]
FoxNews | "Attacking CNN doesn't create jobs" Chris Wallace DESTROYS Donald Trump aide (02/26/17) [4:53]
CNN | "CNN is NOT fake news" Shep Smith defends CNN on Fox News (02/24/17) [4:39]

Friday February 24, 2017
News Articles

Steve Bannon Says Feud With 'Corporatist, Globalist' Media Will Only Get Worse
HP | Igor Bobic | 02/23/17

A few days after President Donald Trump drew rebukes for calling the media the "enemy of the American people," his top strategist Steve Bannon showed no sign that the White House was willing to reconsider its feud with the press.

Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference alongside White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Thursday, Bannon warned the situation between the administration and the fourth estate will only get worse. ... Read more

RUSH | We're Not That Far From A CIVIL WAR! (02/10/17) [5:08]
A Little Bit of Humor
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert | 'Real News Tonight': A Reliable Source For News Trump Will Like (02/24/17) [3:16]
Stephen Colbert | The Late Show Presents: Presidential Leak-Crets (02/24/17) [4:59]
Keith Olbermann
Keith Olbermann | Donald Trump Must Go (02/23/17) [3:51]

Why the Christian Right Is Rejoicing Under Trump's Presidency
AlterNet | Alex Kotch | 02/23/17

In early 2016, few evangelical leaders were on Team Trump, as they had Ted Cruz and other conservative Christians to choose from in a crowded Republican presidential field. After Donald Trump embarrassed his GOP competition and became the party's nominee, prominent evangelicals began changing their tune. Some, including a number of outspoken anti-LGBT activists, worked with the Trump campaign on a large evangelical advisory board. After Trump won the presidency with 81 percent of the white evangelical vote, most far-right Christian leaders who hadn't endorsed him came around. Many were gleeful, and some even pronounced that God had stepped in and handed Trump the job.

That excitement has grown since the election as Trump prepared for and took office, nominating several ultra-conservative Christians for key posts and promptly following through on several of his campaign promises tailored to evangelical voters. Trump had already picked far-right evangelical Mike Pence for vice president. Then he nominated Betsy DeVos, who was raised in a Calvinist community in Michigan, for secretary of education and Seventh-Day Adventist Ben Carson for Housing and Urban Development secretary, and Human Services Sec. Tom Price, EPA head Scott Pruitt, Energy nominee Rick Perry, Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. ... Read more

GOP Senator Tom Cotton Confronted At Town Hall
NBC | GOP Senator Tom Cotton Confronted At Town Hall About President Trump's Election (02/23/17 [4:20]
Senator Tom Cotton | Woman Asks Senator Tom Cotton (Arkansas) "What Insurance Do You Have?" (02/22/17) [4:40]
Senator Tom Cotton | Senator Tom Cotton "How can you support a man who Says he grabs Women by the *%^%&" (02/22/17) [0:57]
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Tom Cotton Town Hall (02/22/17) [12:55]
Senator Tom Cotton | Town Hall Event (02/22/17) [1:43:48]

White House Bars CNN, NYT, Others From Media Briefing
ZeroHedge | author | 02/24/17

CNN's political reporter Sara Murray has confirmed that CNN has been blocked from attending a White House press briefing this morning. Other reports note that The New York Times, LA Times, and Politico were also blocked. ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX were allowed in but AP and Time have boycotted the event. ... Read more

**Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Friday, February 24 [11:02]
**DN | Days After Pruitt Becomes EPA Head, Newly Released Emails Show His Ties to Koch Bros. & Energy Firms (02/23/17) [10:54]
Thousands of pages of newly released emails reveal how EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt closely collaborated with oil, coal and gas companies backed by the Koch brothers to roll back environmental regulations during his time as Oklahoma attorney general. The documents were released just days after Pruitt was sworn in as the new head of the EPA, the agency tasked with curtailing pollution and safeguarding public health. Last week, Senate Democrats unsuccessfully attempted to postpone Pruitt's final confirmation until the emails were released, but Republicans pressed forward and confirmed him in a 52-46 vote, largely along party lines. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt sued the EPA 14 times. The trove of new documents shows how energy companies drafted language for Pruitt's Attorney General's Office to use to sue the EPA over environmental regulations. We speak to Lisa Graves, executive director of the Center for Media and Democracy, which successfully sued for the emails to be released.
*DN | As Calls Grow to Impeach Trump, Former Nixon Counsel John Dean Sees "Echoes of Watergate" (02/24/17) [13:24]
DN | John Dean: The Difference Between Trump & Nixon is Trump Says Publicly What Nixon Said on Wiretap (02/24/17) [8:50]
*TRNN | Center for Media and Democracy's Lisa Graves says -> Newly Released Emails Reveal Pruitt's Connections with Koch Brothers (02/24/17) [18:35]
**TRNN | Henry Giroux and Paul Jay discuss -> the Trump-Bannon-Pence administration, a naked display of the 1% ruling without apologies (02/24/17) [13:06]
*TYT | Net Neutrality Is On Its Deathbed (02/23/17) [4:52]
*TYT | Trump Attacks Transgender Rights, Find Out the Secret Reason Why (02/23/17) [5:25]
TYT | British Politicians Take Turns Blasting Trump (02/21/17) [10:23]
Thom Hartmann - www.thomhartmann.com/
NPR (National Public Radio) - www.npr.org/
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) - pbs.org/
*PBS NewsHour | What EPA's Scott Pruitt means for environmental policy and regulation (02/17/17) [6:56]
*PBS NewsHour | How scientists are scrambling to safeguard vital environmental data (02/17/17) [8:37]
MSNBC - Maddow/Hayes - www.msnbc.com/
*MSNBC Rachel Maddow | Trump Administration's Litany Of Mistakes Indicates Malice Or Incompetence (02/23/17) [21:12]
Main Stream Media
MSNBC The Last Word | Steve Bannon: The Most Powerful Person In President Trump's White House (02/24/17) [16:33]
FoxNews | Did Steve Bannon become the new face of the Republican Party? (02/23/17) [4:35]
Note: I don't like FoxNews, I don't particularly like Tucker Carlson, but I can listen to both sides of an issue and make my own decissions.
FoxNews | Krauthammer: Bannon showed he was brains of operation (02/23/17) [5:45]
FoxNews | Steve Bannon takes on the media at CPAC (02/23/17) [12:32]
CPAC | Steve Bannon & Reince Priebus Panel at CPAC 2017 (FULL) (02/23/17) [24:38]
Note: at least we don't have to hear from Sarah Paline or Machele Backmann.

Thursday February 23, 2017
News Articles

*Bernie Sanders Takes Down Drug Companies and Washington Lobbyists' Latest Racket
AlterNet | Alexandra Rosenmann | 02/22/17

The Vermont senator blames an insulin price hike on the collusion of Big Pharma.

The price of insulin is going up, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) refuses to take it lying down. On Wednesday, the Vermont senator weighed in on a new class-action lawsuit taking aim at drug manufacturers.

"In the last 25 years, the pharmaceutical industry, major companies, have been fined some $35 billion for collusion, for fraud and for other illegal behavior," Sanders explained in an interview with "CBS This Morning." ... Read more

*Fears Grow That Climate Conflicts Could Lead to War
Bloomberg | Jonathan Tirone | 02/19/17

Among the 21st-century threats posed by climate change -- rising seas, melting permafrost and superstorms -- European leaders are warning of a last-century risk they know all too well: War.

Focusing too narrowly on the environmental consequences of global warming underestimates the military threats, top European and United Nations officials said at a global security conference in Munich this weekend. Their warnings follow the conclusions of defense and intelligence agencies that climate change could trigger resource and border conflicts. ... Read more

Little Bit of Humor
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert | Joe Scarborough: There Are Some Lines Trump Can't Cross, Part 1 (02/22/17) [5:38], Part 2[5:38]
Keith Olbermann
Keith Olbermann | The Intel Community and the Slow Death of Trump's Presidency (#37) (02/22/17) [7:46]
The Making Of Global Capitalism: The Political Economy Of American Empire by Leo Panitch (2013)

The all-encompassing embrace of world capitalism at the beginning of the twenty-first century was generally attributed to the superiority of competitive markets. Globalization had appeared to be the natural outcome of this unstoppable process. But today, with global markets roiling and increasingly reliant on state intervention to stay afloat, it has become clear that markets and states aren't straightforwardly opposing forces.

In this groundbreaking work, Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin demonstrate the intimate relationship between modern capitalism and the American state. The Making of Global Capitalism identifies the centrality of the social conflicts that occur within states rather than between them. These emerging fault lines hold out the possibility of new political movements that might transcend global markets.

Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | 02/23/17

A purported cyber hack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman last summer.

The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort's daughter, include a text that appears to come from a Ukrainian parliamentarian named Serhiy Leshchenko, seeking to reach her father, in which he claims to have politically damaging information about both Manafort and Trump.

Attached to the text is a note to Paul Manafort referring to "bulletproof" evidence related to Manafort's financial arrangement with Ukraine's former president, the pro-Russian strongman Viktor Yanukovych, as well as an alleged 2012 meeting between Trump and a close Yanukovych associate named Serhiy Tulub ... Read more

Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, February 23 [14:13]
Democracy Now! U.S. and World News Headlines for Thursday, February 23 (FULL) (02/23/17) [59:04]
*DN | The Stephen Miller Story: From Pestering Latino Students in High School to Drafting Muslim Ban (02/15/17) [13:26]
A new investigation by Univision shows how President Trump's senior White House policy adviser, 31-year-old Stephen Miller, was well known at his Santa Monica High School for heckling his fellow Hispanic classmates, including telling them to speak only English. He's now best known as one of the architects behind Trump's Muslim travel ban. For more, we speak with one of Miller's former classmates, Cynthia Santiago, the first Latina president of the school's Associated Student Body and now an immigration defense lawyer who has been helping people impacted by Trump's travel ban. We also speak with Univision reporter Fernando Peinado. His recent piece is titled "How White House advisor Stephen Miller went from pestering Hispanic students to designing Trump's immigration policy."
TRNN | Journalist Desiree Kane says -> Standing Rock and the Struggle Against Corporate Power (02/23/17) [12:09]
TRNN | Political science Leo Panitch says - > Greece's Debt Relief Conundrum (02/23/17) [19:27]
*TYT | Emails Show EPA Head's Cozy Ties With Big Oil (02/22/17) [8:12]
TYT | Statue Of Liberty Gets A Sweet New Sign (02/22/17) [3:08]
TYT | BREAKING: Water Protector's Camp Surrounded, Cops Moving In (02/22/17) [8:37]
RT | Keiser Report: China-US Trade War (E1036) (02/23/17) [25:46]
Max and Stacy discuss the 'bad news' and 'grave concerns' in the eurozone leading to big gold buying. **In the second half, Max interviews Dan Collins of TheChinaMoneyReport.com about the trade war with China that America has already lost. They also discuss North Korea and what the assassination of Kim Jong-nam means for the region.
Thom Hartmann - www.thomhartmann.com/
ThomHartmann | Did Pruitt Prove He's In the Koch's Pocketbook Today? (02/21/17) [11:58]
ThomHartmann | Will The GOP Attacks On Elizabeth Warren Backfire? (02/22/17) [11:27]
*ThomHartmann | Russian Expert Stephen Cohen -> "Detente Both Possible & Necessary" (02/12/17) [32:09]
NPR (National Public Radio) - www.npr.org/
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) - pbs.org/
MSNBC - Maddow/Hayes - www.msnbc.com/
MSNBC Rachel Maddow | Montana GOP Chair Afraid Of Too Much Voting (02/23/17) [19:15]
Main Stream Media
MSNBC Morning Joe | President Donald Trump's Staffers Work To Control His Twitter Habit (02/23/17) [5:33]
MSNBC Morning Joe | Joe: How College Impacted Stephen Miller's Conservative Thought (02/23/17) [15:41]
NYTimes | Andrew Sullivan | 02/23/17
... I feel like I know Stephen Miller, the youthful Montgomery Burns who lectured the l├╝genpresse last Sunday morning in his charm-free Stakhanovite baritone. I feel like I know him because I used to be a little like him. He's a classic type: a rather dour right-of-center kid whose conservatism was radicalized by lefties in the educational system. No, I'm not blaming liberals for Miller's grim fanaticism. I am noting merely that right-of-center students are often mocked, isolated, and anathematized on campus, and their response is often, sadly, a doubling down on whatever it is that progressives hate. Before too long, they start adopting brattish and obnoxious positions -- just to tick off their SJW peers and teachers. After a while, you're not so much arguing for conservatism as against leftism, and eventually the issues fade and only the hate remains.

Think of it in some way as reactionary camp. Think Ingraham and Coulter and Yiannopoulos. They are reactionaries in the classic sense: Their performance-art politics are almost entirely a reaction to the suffocating leftism that they had to endure as they rose through the American education system. As a young, lonely conservative in college, I now wince at recalling, I threw a Champagne party to welcome Reagan's cruise missiles to Britain. Of course I knew better -- and could have made a decent argument for deterrence instead of behaving like a brattish dick. But I didn't. I wanted to annoy and disrupt the smugness around me. If you never mature, this pose can soon become your actual personality -- especially when you realize that it can also be extremely lucrative in the conservative-media industrial complex. I think of Ann Coulter, whom I met recently, backstage at Bill Maher's show. What struck me was her sincerity, searing intelligence, and grasp of the facts. In another universe, she could have become a reasoned defender of a sane conservatism. Instead she ended up writing In Trump We Trust. In exactly the same way, Miller really is a product of Santa Monica and Duke -- their living, breathing, raving antibody. ... Read more
Note: I don't normally watch The View, but I thought this was a good discussion on what is happening in the Trump Presidency.
The View | Whoopi Goldberg HEATED debate with Jedediah over Donald Trump (02/21/17) [8:37]

Stuff That Makes Me Squirm In My Seat
FoxNews | "YOU ARE FLAT WRONG" Chris Wallace Tells Stephen Miller Interview (02/15/17) [15:49]
Note: I have to admit Rush Limbaugh sounded OK here. His show on-the-other hand is outrageous.
FoxNews | "The media is Trump's ENEMY!" Rush Limbaugh goes CRAZY on Chris Wallace (02/20/17) [12:12]

Presidential Campaign
More GQ | Keith Olbermann - The Closure

  1. Keith Olbermann | 176 Shocking Things Donald Trump Has Done This Election (#01) (09/13/16) [17:25]
  2. Keith Olbermann | Rudy Giuliani Attacking Hillary Clinton's Health is Sick (#02) (09/19/16) [5:37]
  3. Keith Olbermann | Hillary was Wrong. All of Trump's Supporters Are "Deplorable" (#03) (09/20/16) [5:22]
  4. Keith Olbermann | How the Donald Trump Horror Flick is Stranger than Fiction (#04) (09/21/16) [5:07]
  5. Keith Olbermann | The Real Secret Behind Trump's Terrorism Plan (#05) (09/22/16) [7:02]
  6. Keith Olbermann | The Most Deplorable Thing Trump Has Done Yet (#06) (09/23/16) [6:55]
  7. Keith Olbermann | Trump Supporters Are Now Blaming Their Racism on Obama (#08) (09/25/16) [2:58]
  8. Keith Olbermann | Lists '74 Terrible Things' Donald Trump Did This Month (#09) (09/26/16) [10:33]
  9. Keith Olbermann | Why Donald Trump's Russian Connection is a Huuuge Problem (#10) (09/28/16) [5:11]
  10. Keith Olbermann | About That Other Wall Donald Trump Might Build (#11) (09/29/16) [5:39]
  11. Keith Olbermann | How to Gauge Hillary's Lead on Trump (#12) (09/30/16) [5:57]
  12. Keith Olbermann | WTF! Why is Trump Such a Weirdo About Dogs? (#13) (10/03/16) [5:06]
  13. Keith Olbermann | The Most Un-American Thing a Candidate Has Ever Done (#14) (10/04/16) [9:06]
  14. Keith Olbermann | Donald Trump's 50 Most Ridiculous Excuses (#15) (10/05/16) [6:26]
  15. Keith Olbermann | Trump Voters Are Angry? Here's What's Worthy of Anger (#16) (10/06/16) [7:12]
  16. Keith Olbermann | How Donald Trump Figures He'll Win Sunday's Debate (#17) (10/07/16) [7:38]
  17. Keith Olbermann | Jailing Hillary!? Trump's Outrageous Case for Dictatorship (#18) (10/10/16) [5:18]
  18. Keith Olbermann | Donald Trump's 30 Most Mind-Boggling Debate Moments (So Far) (#19) (10/11/16) [7:53]
  19. Keith Olbermann | How Would Trump Deport 11 Million People? Think About It. (#20) (10/12/16) [6:12]
  20. Keith Olbermann | We're Witnessing Donald Trump's Meltdown Here, Folks (#21) (10/13/16) [5:38]
  21. Keith Olbermann | Looks Like Trump is Now Peddling Russian Propaganda (#22) (10/14/16) [6:49]
  22. Keith Olbermann | Maybe Donald Trump is Really a Victim in All This (#23) (10/17/16) [7:00]
  23. Keith Olbermann | You're Lying to Yourself if You Think Trump is the Answer (#24) (10/18/16) [11:56]
  24. Keith Olbermann | The Secret Trick to Decoding Everything Donald Trump Says (#25) (10/19/16) [6:41]
  25. Keith Olbermann | Donald Trump Must Withdraw. Here's Why. (#26) (10/20/16) [7:12]
  26. Keith Olbermann | These Insane Excuses From Trump's Surrogates Are Deplorable (#27) (10/21/16) [6:50]
  27. Keith Olbermann | Would a Trump Win or a Foreign Invasion Be Worse? (#28) (10/24/16) [5:11]
  28. Keith Olbermann | This Election is Too Important Not to Vote for Hillary (#29) (10/25/16) [6:29]
  29. Keith Olbermann | The Normalization of Violence at Trump Rallies (#30) (10/26/16) [5:45]
  30. Keith Olbermann | To The Women Supporting Donald Trump... A Message (#31) (10/27/16) [5:30]
  31. Keith Olbermann | What's Behind Trump's Odd Infatuation with Dictators? (#32) (10/28/16) [5:24]
  32. Keith Olbermann | Trump is Right. This Email Debacle is Worse than Watergate (#33) (10/31/16) [7:41]
  33. Keith Olbermann | Is Donald Trump a Russian Agent? (#34) (11/01/16) [6:15]
  34. Keith Olbermann | Donald Trump and His Uncanny Resemblance to Horror (#35) (11/02/16) [8:13]
  35. Keith Olbermann | What is Donald Trump's Plan for Trump TV? (#36) (11/03/16) [6:45]
  36. Keith Olbermann | Be Angry With Donald Trump, But Not Afraid! (#37) (11/04/16) [8:17]
  37. Keith Olbermann | Is this the Last of Trump or a Preview of His Presidency? (#38) (11/07/16) [7:48]
  38. Keith Olbermann | Democracy is More Fragile Than We Think (#39) (11/08/16) [7:29]
  39. Keith Olbermann | The Terrorists Have Won: Donald Trump is the New President (#40) (11/09/16) [8:47]

  1. Keith Olbermann | The Resistance| Should We Give Donald Trump a Chance? (#01) (11/16/16) [6:10]
  2. Keith Olbermann | No, This is Not Normal Pre-Presidential Behavior (#02) (11/17/16) [7:16]
  3. Keith Olbermann | This is What Happens When You Criticize Donald Trump (#03) (11/22/16) [9:05]
  4. Keith Olbermann | The Surprisingly Easy Way to Get Rid of Donald Trump (#04) (11/23/16) [10:20]
  5. Keith Olbermann | Why Donald Trump is Not Fit to Be President (#05) (11/28/16) [4:22]
  6. Keith Olbermann | Can Donald Trump Possibly Believe What He's Saying? (#06) (11/30/16) [9:57]
  7. Keith Olbermann | "Government-Backed Attackers" May Have Hacked My Account (#07) (12/04/16) [5:32]
  8. Keith Olbermann | Trump is Steering Us Toward International Disaster (#08) (12/05/16) [6:51]
  9. Keith Olbermann | Trump May Have Just Flushed the Economy Down the Toilet (#09) (12/06/16) [5:11]
  10. Keith Olbermann | Let's Take a Look at Trump's Cabinet of Villains (#10) (12/08/16) [9:21]
  11. Keith Olbermann | Is There a Russian Coup Underway in America? (#11) (12/12/16) [6:46]
  12. Keith Olbermann | The Grave Danger of Trump's Intelligence Failure (#12) (12/13/16) [6:50]
  13. Keith Olbermann | Hamilton's Plan to Keep Trump From Becoming President (#13) (12/14/16) [8:17]
  14. Keith Olbermann | The Electoral College has Afirmed Donald Trump. What Now? (#14) (12/19/16) [9:37]
  15. Keith Olbermann | What Did Trump Know? (And When Did He Stop Knowing It?) (#16) (01/05/17) [7:42]
  16. Keith Olbermann | Still Supporting Donald Trump? This Message Is For You (#17) (01/06/17) [8:13]

Trump vs Hillary Presidential Debate 09/26/16
  1. PBS News Live Streaming
  2. NBC News Live Streaming

Trump vs Hillary vs Bernie Sanders vs Jill Stein
Note: I don't control a lot of the YouTube videos so I have to take them as the original owner provides them. Thus some videos have a lot of interruptions... please click the Skip button when you see it. If there are some inappropriate ads please accept my apologies. I have tried to scan most of the videos I post.

Speeches | Platform
  1. Keith Olbermann | 176 Shocking Things Donald Trump Has Done This Election (#01) (09/13/16) [17:25]
  2. Keith Olbermann | Lists '74 Terrible Things' Donald Trump Did This Month (#09) (09/26/16) [10:33]
Full Speeches to compare candidates
  1. Donald Trump Rally in Wilmington, Ohio at Roberts Centre (full) (09/01/16) [31:02]
  2. Donald Trump Speech at The American Legion convention in Cincinnati, Ohio (full) (09/01/16) [19:41]
  3. Donald Trump Immigration Speech in Phoenix, AZ (full) (08/31/16) [1:15:53]
  4. Donald Trump Rally in Everett, Washington (full) (08/30/16) [1:21:57]
  5. Donald Trump Speech at 'Roast and Ride' Event in Des Moines, Iowa (full) (08/27/16) [55:27]
  6. Donald Trump Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire (full) (08/25/16) [58:56]
  7. Donald Trump Rally in Jackson, Mississippi (full) (08/24/16) [48:53]
  8. Donald Trump Rally in Tampa, Florida (full) (08/24/16) [1:00:40]
  9. Donald Trump Rally in Austin, Texas (full) (08/23/16) [2:05:35]
  10. Donald Trump Rally in Akron, Ohio (full) (08/22/16) [48:58]
Full Speeches to compare candidates
  1. Hillary Clinton Speech at The American Legion convention in Cincinnati, OH (full) (08/31/16) [41:22]
  2. Hillary Clinton Rally in Reno, Nevada (08/25/16) [45:09]
  3. Hillary Clinton Rally in Cleveland, Ohio (08/17/16) [32:00]
  4. Hillary Clinton Rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (08/16/16) [1:06:53]
  5. Hillary Clinton Rally With Vice President Joe Biden in Scranton, Pennsylvania (08/15/16) [1:02:34]
  6. Hillary Clinton Full Economic Plan Speech in Warren, Michigan Rally (08/11/16) [48:54]
  7. Hillary Clinton Speech On Economy in Des Moines, Iowa (08/10/16) [18:43]
  8. Hillary Clinton Speech in Rally in Kissimmee, Florida (08/08/16) [28:39]
  9. Hillary Clinton Rally in St. Petersburg, Florida (08/08/16) [28:01]
  10. Hillary Clinton Rally in Las Vegas, Nevada (08/04/16) [36:18]
  11. Hillary Clinton Rally in Commerce City, Colorado (08/03/16) [26:03]
Full Speeches to compare candidates
  1. Bernie Sanders 'Our Revolution' Speech (full) (08/24/16) [1:05:35]
  2. Bernie Sanders Addresses Delegates at Democratic National Convention (full) (07/25/16) [23:56]
  3. Bernie Sanders Speech At LULAC National Convention in Washington, DC (full) (07/13/16) [26:12]
  4. Bernie Sanders Responds To Supporters Who Feel Betrayed By Hillary Endorsement (full) (07/13/16) [12:15]
  5. Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton at New Hampshire Rally (full) (07/12/16) [1:01:56]
  6. Bernie Sanders Rally in New York City, "Where We Go From Here" Speech (full) (07/23/16) [14:59]
  7. Bernie Sanders Video Message To Supporters, The political revolution continues (full) (07/16/16) [14:50]
  8. Bernie Sanders Holds Press Conference in Washington D.C. on Gun Legislation (full) (06/14/16) [15:17]
  9. Bernie Sanders Full Interview With Meet the Press (full) (07/13/16) [13:50]
  10. Bernie Sanders FANTASTIC Rally in Washington, DC. (full) (06/09/16) [1:25:53]
Full Speeches to compare candidates
  1. Jill Stein Full Interview With Greta Van Susteren On The Record (full) (08/23/16) [5:43]
  2. Jill Stein This Week ABC Interview (full) (08/21/16) [18:54]
  3. Jill Stein On-Point Radio Interview (NPR & Facebook) (full) (08/21/16) [49:12]
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United States owes a lot of money, with its debt equal to the size of the economy as of 2012. See the Statue of Liberty & WTC being dwarfed by the debt.


Now... Who Own the Derivative Time Bomb?

Five Banks Account For 96% Of The $250 Trillion In Outstanding US Derivative Exposure; Is Morgan Stanley Sitting On An FX Derivative Time Bomb?
Zero Hedge | Author | 09/24/11

The latest quarterly report from the Office Of the Currency Comptroller is out and as usual it presents in a crisp, clear and very much glaring format the fact that the top 4 banks in the US now account for a massively disproportionate amount of the derivative risk in the financial system. Specifically, of the $250 trillion in gross notional amount of derivative contracts outstanding (consisting of Interest Rate, FX, Equity Contracts, Commodity and CDS) among the Top 25 commercial banks (a number that swells to $333 trillion when looking at the Top 25 Bank Holding Companies), a mere 5 banks (and really 4) account for 95.9% of all derivative exposure (HSBC replaced Wells as the Top 5th bank, which at $3.9 trillion in derivative exposure is a distant place from #4 Goldman with $47.7 trillion). The top 4 banks: JPM with $78.1 trillion in exposure, Citi with $56 trillion, Bank of America with $53 trillion and Goldman with $48 trillion, account for 94.4% of total exposure. As historically has been the case, the bulk of consolidated exposure is in Interest Rate swaps ($204.6 trillion), followed by FX ($26.5TR), CDS ($15.2 trillion), and Equity and Commodity with $1.6 and $1.4 trillion, respectively. Read more


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