Like a Frog in the Kettle; We Are Losing Economic Leadership

April 17, 2015

Today, The New York Times reported that U.S. Economic Primacy seems to be Ebbing with China and others rising rapidly. This is their conclusion after surveying world leaders at the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Here are excerpts: At Global Economic Gathering, U.S. Primacy Is Seen as Ebbing By JONATHAN […]

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Larry Summers Warning (or Wake Up Call?)

April 6, 2015

The man who was once Treasury Secretary, President of Harvard, Chief Economist of the World Bank, one of President Obama’s top advisors and considered by many as among America’s top living economists provided a startlingly rare admission today in an Op-Ed for The Washington Post. The shocking title: The US may have lost its role as the world’s economic […]

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Is Iran a Threat or Not? They Say They Are and We Should Take Them Seriously

March 21, 2015

There have been some confusing things coming from Washington in light of the nuclear talks with Iran. For one thing, some in the Intelligence Community quietly removed Iran from the list of terror threats according to the Times of Israel on March 16: An annual report delivered recently to the US Senate by James Clapper, the director […]

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Without Warning

March 18, 2015

Tonight, The Blaze’s FOR THE RECORD program will debut a program that exposes just how vulnerable we are to cyber warfare. My comments are featured along with a former Chief of the Air Force, General “Buzz” Moseley; former NSA and CIA head, General Michael Hayden; former CIA officer, Joshua Katz; and former CIA analyst and Secure […]

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March 15, 2015

For years in this Blog we have shared that our financial system is vulnerable to manipulation, distortion, and attack. This could be accomplished by an all-out cyber assault, the stealthy alteration of trading codes, or outright market attack. Even more frightening is the fact that an EMP weapon could wipe out the electric grid and thus […]

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Financial Warfare Threatens America

March 6, 2015

For several years we have warned of cyber and financial threats to our great nation. Enemies and adversaries understood that American military strength was the direct result of American economic strength. Thus, the Soviet Union spoke of using external economic weapons in the 1980s and likely long before (as recounted by Jan Sejna) and the Chinese […]

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We are More Vulnerable than We Know and It’s Getting Worse

February 4, 2015

Russia is imploding and China is slowing. The dollar is seemingly stronger than ever. Capital is rushing to the United States. So what’s the problem? First, we are much more vulnerable than anyone wants to admit. Our Federal debt has risen from about $10.5 trillion at the end of 2008 to over $18 trillion today. [Note that the […]

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What More Proof Do We Need? Preparing an American Response

January 27, 2015

There is an economic war underway. You can see it in the cyber attacks. You can see it in regard to oil prices. You can see it in financial markets and sanctions and currencies. We are at war on multiple fronts with various parties. The usual suspects are all there–Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, radical Jihadists like […]

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All-Out Economic War?

January 22, 2015

Last year, we warned that a Cyber-Economic War was coming and that it might be the spark of World War III. The truth that an economic war is underway echoes around the world but remains largely unheard in the United States. For example, the only deflation our media wants to discuss has to do with the footballs in […]

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Cyber Warfare is Here. Are We Prepared? Or Are Our Heads in the Sand?

January 19, 2015

First, let’s start with the reality that a Cyber-Economic War is already underway. If the Sony hack by North Korea wasn’t sufficient proof, then the hacking of Centcom’s social media should demonstrate the purpose. Enemies of the United States have ill intentions and verifiable capabilities. No, this is not simple cyber-vandalism as the President has suggested. […]

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