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“It’s Been A Difficult Few Days” – Musk Shutters ‘SolarCity Facilities’ Across 9 States

Nobody could have seen this coming... In the first quarter of this year, Tesla installed 76 megawatts of solar systems - down from SolarCity’s more than 200 MW a quarter in early 2016, when it was the leading player in the industry. In announcing quarterly results in February, Tesla said growth in solar deployments would resume later this year. Which is ironic coming just months after California signed into law a "solar panel on every new home" program. “It’s been a difficult few days -...

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Nomi Prins: How Donald Trump’s Trade Wars Could Lead To A Great Depression

Authored by Nomi Prins via TomDispatch.com, Imperial President or Emperor With No Clothes? Leaders are routinely confronted with philosophical dilemmas. Here’s a classic one for our Trumptopian times: If you make enemies out of your friends and friends out of your enemies, where does that leave you? What does winning (or losing) really look like? Is a world in which walls of every sort encircle America’s borders a goal worth seeking? And what would be left in a future fragmented...

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Flynn Evidence May Have Been Tampered With By FBI: GOP Lawmaker

Rep Mark Meadows (R-NC) suggested on a Thursday interview with The Hill that evidence in the Mike Flynn case may have been tampered with - something long hinted at by insiders close to the Congressional investigations.  Meadows, the leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus and a close ally of President Trump's, said he and other lawmakers are finding evidence of possible tampering, an allegation he previously made at a House hearing where Justice Department Inspector General Michael...

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Student Group Tells ‘White Folks’ To “Stop Calling The Cops”

Authored by Zachary Petrizzo via Campus Reform, Marquette University student group is imploring “white folks” to “STOP CALLING THE COPS,” suggesting instead that students take matters into their own hands when they feel threatened. In a post on its Facebook page addressed specifically to “white folks,” Marquette Empowerment offers “some handy steps to follow if you feel the urge” to call the police, attaching a poster listing five “alternatives to calling the police.” The poster outlines...

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Amazon Hires “Army Of Lobbyists” As Political Spending Outpaces WalMart, ExxonMobil

Amazon shares were sent reeling Thursday following the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to collect taxes on e-commerce sales - a decision that could potentially cost Amazon billions of dollars in taxes a year. The decision featured an opinion by so-called "swing" justice Anthony Kennedy, who argued that the reasoning behind the decision that freed companies like Amazon from this obligation was "unsound" and "incorrect." Siding with states and traditional brick-and-mortar retailers...

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Watch IG Horowitz’ Reaction When Asked If Hillary Committed “No Crimes”

lol...yes! "Hillary, have you stopped beating Huma?"...there's no way it can be answered without admitting to beating Huma.  Here we go (and it's OT but what the hell...lol)...Title X of Dodd-Frank is unconstitutional, the CFPB... "Respectfully, the Court disagrees with the holding of the en banc court and instead adopts Sections I-IV of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s dissent (joined in by Senior Circuit Judge A. Raymond Randolph), where, based on considerations of history, liberty, and presidential...

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Strzok Stripped Of Security Clearance By FBI

FBI special agent Peter Strzok has been stripped of his security clearance, days after he was physically escorted out of his FBI office, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Speaking with radio host Howie Carr and first reported by Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller, Sessions said "Mr. Strzok, as I understand, has lost his security clearance."  Strzok, was in charge of both FBI investigations into both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, harbored extreme animus towards the...

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What Kind Of Country Are We?

Authored by Kurt Nimmo via Kurt Nimmo's blog, What Kind Of Country Are We? That’s what Time magazine tweeted this morning. It is trying to place the blame for Trump’s immigration policy - specifically, his separation policy - on all Americans. Time wants us to stand up for the children. TIME’s new cover: A reckoning after Trump's border separation policy: What kind of country are we? https://t.co/U4Uf8bffoR pic.twitter.com/sBCMdHuPGc — TIME (@TIME) June 21, 2018 But Time says nothing...

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How The World’s Most Bearish Hedge Fund Is Avoidng The Biggest Mistake A Trader Can Make

In a time when shorts and bears are not only mocked, but relentlessly mauled by a market that over the past month has seen the biggest short squeeze in history, as funds with short positions are forced to liquidate and cover at any cost... ... contrarian views and opinions tend to disappear as bearish fund managers find they spend more time responding to redemption requests than writing opinion pieces. Not so for Russell Clark, however, whose Horseman Global with net exposure of -45.29%,...

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The First Burger Restaurant Run By A Robot Is Opening In San Francisco

ZH later than a bastard on the goddamn fucking news: The Supreme Court ruled that in-house judges at the Securities and Exchange Commission had been deciding cases without constitutional authorization By Adam Liptak June 21, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that in-house judges at the Securities and Exchange Commission had been deciding cases without constitutional authorization. The in-house judges, known as administrative law judges, were appointed by staff members...

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