What started as a trickle, with several hundred desperate women defying border guards and crossing into Columbia to retrieve badly needed supplies, has turned into a flood.  The Venezuelan government has acquiesced to the demands of its people, and has started opening the border with Columbia for brief periods of time, and Venezuelans are taking advantage of that in droves.
It’s estimated that over the weekend, 123,000 Venezuelans crossed into Columbia to buy supplies that can’t be found in their own country.

A general view shows the main stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. © Reuters

The Republican convention, which will nominate Donald Trump as the GOP candidate for the presidential election, is underway in Cleveland, OH. Thousands of protesters are expected to rally outside, disgruntled with the party agenda and the candidate.

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A vaccine researcher was sentenced to four and a half years in prison after admitting to “fabricating and falsifying data in HIV vaccine trials.”

Commerzbank signIn the 59th minute of the 11th hour, having utterly helped to hasten the crippling of the Greek banking system, a German bank comes out and offers perhaps the most ridiculous idea to Athens yet, on how to make their June IMF payments and “Solve” the Greek debt problem.
Waaait for it!…

The fact of the matter is that all along the way, true risk has never been accounted for–or factored in.  It’s been papered overliterally.  Risk is akin to skin the game or lack thereof. What makes sense, unfortunately, is what it has evolved into is such a huge skimming. 
Such a huge casino that the sheer strength and density of it and its infiltration and infestation of government (and ultimately control of money) has created a system that can’t be fixed.  It’s a fantastic casino that Wall Street in big finance manages like the Taj Mahal. 

ChinaIn his latest radio interview, Golden Jackass Jim Willie discusses: 

The Bankers are dying; what’s going on in London?
-Lot’s of thefts and lot’s of wars, and it’s all about gold
The real story behind the Cypress bail ins
-America no longer has any gold so we need to steal it
Fate of The Vatican’s Gigantic Hoard of Gold
-Why the U.S. doesn’t want the reset to happen

Willie’s full interview on why Gold is About to Run the Game is below: