The potential 2016 presidential candidate has repeatedly criticized Obama’s foreign policy regarding Iran. He had earlier said that Iran should be bombed by the United States or Israel.
Putin on Monday signed a decree that lifts a ban on the shipment of the S-300 missiles from Russia to Iran.
South Africa descends into violence - with photos ~ link ~ Three things spring to mind: (1) This is terrible; (2) The black South African governments have done a terrible job since they took over; (3) South Africa is a member of the BRICS block and this, like the violence in Brazil recently, may be at least partly the result of outside influence. Stirling
Bad Start with Hillary - video ~ link ~ Good One! Stirling
Sneaky: WalMart sells a considerable amount of shares on Friday before their stores closure smoke screen ~ link ~
Consider this comment from a zerohedge reader regarding the true purpose of retail:
“Here is all you need to know about retail. IT DOESN’T EXIST TO SELL PRODUCT. IT EXISTS TO SELL STOCK TO INVESTORS. Stores and advertising are there to make a company visible to those who will purchase stock and thereby make money for the directors and top managers of those businesses. It is a complete con game.”
Is Saudi Arabia setting us up for a Major Oil Price Spike? ~ link ~
Saudi Arabia produced 10.3 million barrels per day in the month of March, a 658,000 barrel-per-day increase over the previous month. That is the highest level of production in three decades for the leading OPEC member. On top of the Saudi increase, Iraq boosted output by 556,000 barrels per day, and Libya succeeded in bringing 183,000 barrels per day back online. OPEC is now collectively producing nearly 31.5 million barrels per day, well above the cartel’s stated quota of just 30 million barrels per day.
Chinese CYG-11 prototype aircraft - with photos ~ link ~