Do we really need the Anti-Christ appearing right before the holidays? Not "everyone" is impressed with AmeriCon's latest South Park educated circus clown running amok while holding the entire world hostage. The almighty God of reality is conspiring against the de facto Idiocracy, who have not even the slightest clue what's coming...
Trump's latest call to arms this morning:
"Let it be an arms race, we will outmatch them at every pass and outlast them all"
Of course you will. This guy is so twisted up in his own conflicting Twitter narratives he has no idea whether he's coming or going. Yesterday, he balked at the totally asinine cost of the F35 fighter program, and yet now he's planning to rebuild an entire nuclear arsenal which at current prices would cost untold trillions. And it would be built by the exact same companies building the F35, aka. the Military Industrial Cartel. All while waging a trade war with China, America's number one creditor.
Not to name names, but at some point all of these already-failed "Great Powers" are going to need to make the choice between guns and butter, because right now they're attempting to choose both. And they all have one thing in common, ex-Ponzi borrowing they are all totally insolvent.
Here we see foodstamps with the Military Industrial Cartel. Congress has cut foodstamp funding twice since 2008, but I will go out on a limb and say that they will be the ones taking the next pay cut...
Keynesian bombing of foreigners:
So for now, let's say none of the Trumpfuckistan dystopian fantasy is actually going to happen. Because instead, what we are witnessing now in every direction is a blow-off top in manic hubris. Attended by a surge in consumer and investor confidence to decade highs...
Because what comes next is called instantaneous bankruptcy.
"All in on stocks, all in on Walmart. Check. Check."
Consumption ConnedFidence (red) with stocks:
This just in, the marginal consumer of everything capitulates to Trump-o-Nomics...
China's President Open To Growth Below 6.5%
"I didn't even know there was a rest of the world, did you?"
C$ with Oil: