Another Alibaba Concern: Are They Selling American Military Goods in China?

April 30, 2015

We’ve warned more than once about Alibaba (see previous posts here and here), the Chinese Internet darling that captured a record $25 billion in an IPO last year. We took part in a Press Club event that carried the warnings more broadly and I appeared on Fox with a similar message. Kevin Freeman on Fox Business […]

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If the Flash Crash Explanation is Valid We Are in Big Trouble

April 25, 2015

Last week regulators made an astounding charge. The claim? That an obscure British trader who lived with his parents near Heathrow airport “provoked” the flash crash of 2010. As a reminder, that was the unprecedented stock market drop in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted without apparent cause, down nearly 1,000 points at one […]

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How Texas Can Secure Its Grid Against EMP Threats–Support SB 1398

April 24, 2015

The following is shared from Secure the Grid’s website. Kevin Freeman and Frank Gaffney testify (video provided). In addition, you can hear the reasoning behind the Electric Utility opposition. It’s not very strong–the Utility industry representatives simply don’t want anyone looking over their shoulders addressing the problem and call it “another layer of bureaucracy.” Yet, they […]

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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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