The self-styled “Islamic State,” the terrorist group often referred to as ISIS or ISIL that was admittedly armed by the Obama administration and its Islamic “allies,” is best known for its savagery, beheadings, and all-around jihadist terror. In recent days, though, after reportedly announcing that it would be minting its own gold, silver, and copper currency dubbed the “dinar” and the “dirham,” the brutal Islamist outfit has also become known for its monetary policy. According to the group, which announced its new money system last week, the goal of the precious-metals currency is to “emancipate itself from the satanic global economic system based on usury.”
Using outdated tactics to gain clout, the taxi union's shutdown of San Francisco International Airport on Monday night merely hastens the day of its demise.
President Obama's November 10 announcement that he would seek the “strongest possible rules” through the Federal Communications Commission to enforce "net neutrality" will serve as a key threat to both the freedoms of speech and press, and will throttle the progress of the Internet.
Violence. Rioting. Looting. Economic collapse and civil unrest. This isn’t a dystopian movie plot, but something else according to an economist with a good track record for prognostication: America’s dark future.