First Time Ever, The Top 1% Own More Than Half The World’s Wealth

| November 14, 2017

The top 1% of global wealth holders started the millennium with 45.5% of all household wealth. This share was about the same until 2006, then fell to 42.5% two years later. The downward trend reversed after 2008 and the share of the top one percent has been on an upward path ever since, passing the year […]

Older Workers And Retirement Security

| October 16, 2017

Teresa Ghilarducci is a labor economist at The New School, specializing in retirement security. Here’s what she told the Washington Post last month.  “There is no part of the country where the majority of middle-class older workers have adequate retirement savings to maintain their standard of living in their retirement.” Her research shows even high-income workers haven’t […]

This Is How Wars Are Going To Be Fought In The Future

| October 14, 2017

The UAV (Unmaned Aerial Vehicle) below is one of the most advanced U.S. offensive weapons available for advanced war strategies. It is believed to be a MQ-9 Reaper with a price tag of $10.5 million. The aircraft can stay airborne for up to 36 hours with 1.7 tons of missiles and bombs on board…and there’s […]

1970 Trivia – Cost of Living

| July 3, 2017

Hard to believe, but true…

Trust And Confidence Factors In America Today

| April 9, 2017

The media, big business and congress bring up the rear of the donkey’s ass here! It comes as no surprise to us.

Feeling A Little Nervous … Seems Like A Lot Of Others Might Be Having The Same Or Similar Feelings Too!

| September 25, 2016

This could get contagious …

So Who Really Owns The Internet? The U.S. Says It Does!

| September 13, 2016

                     Internet users in 2012 as a percentage of a country’s population Map Source: International Telecommunications Union The internet originated in the U.S. back in the 1950’s…As we fast forward to the 1990’s we saw a revolution in web users which was triggered in September 1993 by NCSA Mosaic, a graphical browser which […]

Have You Ever Wondered What Are The Most Popular Surnames In You State?

| August 11, 2016

Well here you are…the most popular surnames by state.  Click to enlarge map.   Sources: ancestry.com

It’s Time Not To Get Married!

| October 18, 2015

It seems that the marriage problem isn’t just a Japanese thing. There’s more to it than that. We live in an independent world where everybody wants to do their own thing. And they do! Sources: US Census Bureau, ArmstrongEconomics.com

They’re Called The Princes Of “Rolling Jubilee” (You’ll See Why)….. So Just Who Are These Guys And What Do They Do?

| November 1, 2014

Rolling Jubilee… some say it’s about good vs. evil. But in reality it’s all about money and trying to fix the sales pitch from government and schools directly aimed at students which aggressively encourages student loans, and in the end it’s about fixing the pain of life long encumbrances caused by that sales pitch. The totality of college debt […]

“Project Coast” And EBOLA’s Possible Origination …. You likely Won’t Read About This Anywhere Else!

| October 20, 2014

The following information gives us an interesting perspective on the recent unprecedented Ebola outbreak. Is it an organic natural phenomenon? Did this strain of Ebola accidentally escape from a bioweapons lab? Or, was it deliberately released? Operating out of South Africa during the Apartheid era in the early 1980’s, Dr. Wouter Basson launched a secret bioweapons […]

We Have Here Something Potentially So Big That It Could Change The World!

| September 15, 2014

It’s called Graphene, and it was discovered in 2004, but in an unworkable form. Since then a lot has changed, so you’ll be hearing about this new super substance in the future as it becomes much more workable and its uses grow exponentially! It’s said to be one million times thinner than a human hair, be 200 times stronger than steel and […]

Antarctic Sea Ice Hits New Record High With 2.1million Square Miles Of Ice Above Normal, During Which Time Ice Should Be In Decline!

| July 6, 2014

Maybe their computers are broken… The levels of Antarctic sea-ice last week hit an all-time high – confounding climate change computer models which say it should be in decline. America’s National Snow And Ice Data Center, which is funded by NASA, revealed that ice around the southern continent covers about 10 million miles, which is 1.3 million miles more than […]

It’s Just A Matter Of “Time” Before A Worldwide Cyber Attack Takes Down An Important Part Of The Worlds Economy!

| July 1, 2014

The new normal in computer cyber hacking and attacks will change the way we live at some point going forward. Cyber-spies are especially targeting utility companies all over the world. This will create havoc when it happens. According to Bloomberg, a Russian group of hackers known as “Energetic Bear” is attacking energy companies in the U.S. and […]

Mind Games

| December 27, 2013

Here’s a trick of Doctor Dementia to test your mind skills….   I’ve  seen this done with the letters out of order, but this is the first time  I’ve seen it with numbers. This is a good example of a Brain Study: If you can read this OUT LOUD, you have a strong mind.   And better […]

BitCoin’s Competition Is Coming Like A Heard Of Wild Horses…Hello Chase Bank “Web Cash”

| December 10, 2013

Cryptocurrencies….is the new war cry! It looks like JP Mogan’s Chase Bank has filed for a patent on “Web Cash”…it’s a per-to-per “Internet Pay Anyone (IPA)” account with inherent safeguards built-in.  JP Morgan refers to this as a “Virtual Private Lockbox (VPL)”.  LetsTalkBitcoin noted recently, the “Method and system for processing internet payments using the electronic funds transfer […]

Bitcoin…Is It The Reason Gold Has No Future, Or… Does It Make Gold’s Future Even More Important!

| November 30, 2013

Is Bitcoin the shining light of the future and Gold a buried relic of the past. It sure is looking more and more like that’s the case.  But, maybe not so fast, as there are new plans to create a Gold backed digital currency similar to Bitcoin. This should be interesting, we’ll keep you informed. Governments of the […]

The United States Antitrust Law? Does It Still Exist!

| November 25, 2013

                                  Op-Ed      The Stated Truth Elitist Defeatism Of Real Competition In A Slow Growth World For markets to grow in a capitalist society, it is imperative to have high levels of competition. The more competition the better. This helps innovation and has been the backbone of our economy over the last 102 years or to be […]

Non Ending Government Control Seen As Far As The Eye Can See, Or Hear…Auto’s Are The Next Target

| November 19, 2013

Wise Dog knows where this is leading! With all the important statistics communicated from your car to the government, just think of the things that can happen…..How about a miles driven tax, or a ticket if you go over a listed speed limit, or a driver with no I.D. card or license.  The government would even have the ability to […]

New Productivity Apps May Forever Change The Way Computers Are Used!

| November 18, 2013

Back in December of last year, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak talked about IT (Information Technology) Forecasts for 2013.  One of his thoughts listed in Forbes click here: (http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericsavitz/2012/12/13/woz-the-great-and-powerful-his-it-forecasts-for-2013/) involved BYOD. That stands for Bring Your Own Device, meaning iPad’s and cell phones that can work on office projects and utilize computer access from anywhere.  Here is a […]

2048-Bit Encryption And “Perfect Forward Secrecy” Hopes To Slow Down The NSA

| November 17, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has determined that known computing power won’t be able to break 2048-bit encryption until at least 2030. Anyone willing to bet it happens much sooner…. NSA (National Security Agency) spy programs have “the great potential for doing serious damage to the competitiveness” of U.S. companies, Richard Salgado, Google’s director […]

Cashin’s Comments…From The Floor Of The New York Stock Exchange, But This Isn’t About The Stock Market..Read On

| November 13, 2013

Arch Crawford sends out dosey of a note last night (Tuesday)……  Arch is renowned for his astrological calls on the stock market but this note of caution is not astrological. It is based on a helio-centric theory of astronomy advanced by John H. Nelson, an engineer at RCA back in the early 1950’s. In the days before satellites, […]

Scientists Warn Of Extreme Risk At Fukushima…Is Japan Listening, We Hope So!

| November 9, 2013

 If this doesn’t scare you, nothing will! The Japanese nuclear agency has green-lighted the removal of the spent fuel rods from Fukushima reactor 4′s spent fuel pool. The operation is scheduled to begin this month. Hmm….. The head of the U.S. Department of Energy correctly notes: The success of the cleanup also has global significance. So […]

Legal Experts: Why Even TOTALLY INNOCENT People Should Avoid Talking To Law Enforcement

| November 8, 2013

A law school professor and former criminal defense attorney says you should never agree to be interviewed by the police!  It just makes common sense to have a lawyer present if you are approched by law enforcement. There are so many federal and state laws in the United States now, that no one can keep track of […]

Meet the 0.0001% – 166 Americans Who Made Over $50 Million In 2012

| November 4, 2013

Here we go, it’s the roaring 20’s all over again but even more so now!  Never in U.S. history have so many individuals earned over $50 million per year. Never before has the divide between the wealthy and the poor been so wide (never). The source of this catalyst for unrest in society, as Mark […]

Rich Man, Poor Man….How Do We Fix It?

| November 4, 2013

Back on October 27 we did a report on the worlds wealth pyramid titled A Travesty Of Grandiose Proportions (click the blue lettering to review).  The report discusssed the great disconnect in the world today between the wealth of the super rich and everyone else. Now, in todays review, we are going to touch on income extremes, with hopes […]

U.S. Budget Deficit Narrows To 5-Year Low On Record Revenue

| October 30, 2013

Surprised as we are, somehow we don’t think it was employment gains that powered this giant revenue collection….capital gains taxes would make more sense being that stock markets are at all time highs! Bloomberg: The U.S. posted its smallest budget deficit in five years as employment gains helped propel revenue to a record. Spending exceeded receipts […]

Inflation Based On Three Easy Comparisons…..

| September 26, 2013

Based on the graph below, a new car is the deal of the decade, in fact it’s the best deal going back multiple decades! Wise Dog

Say It Ain’t So….The Hemisphere Project (Formerly Known As) Hudson Hawk) Involves Over 4 Billion Recorded Phone Calls Per Day

| September 2, 2013

Here is a spaghetti chart created by the WSJ of the US telecom space. It lays out roughly how many current subscribers (many  from other carriers) pass through  US telecom giant, AT&T.  Submitted by Tyler Durden on 09/02/2013 16:02 -0400  www.zerohedge.com The reason for this is that according to the latest revelations from the NYT, which […]

New Home Sales Fall To Lowest Level Since Last October While Builder Confidence Rises To Its Highest Level Since November 2005, No Typo, 2005!

| August 23, 2013

So, it’s said by a number of Realtors that interest rate spikes don’t matter to home buyers….um, maybe they should rethink that idea? Yep, maybe rethink it twice! Purchases of new U.S. homes  plunged in July by the most in more than three years while previous month saless were revised down.  Housing in July showed that a […]

Samsung Galaxy Cell Phone May Work Like Magic With Eye Control

| March 10, 2013

Amazing things are happening in technology…… The Samsung S4 launch will be on Wednesday Rumoured features include wireless charging and ‘eye scroll’ screen The iPhone may face its biggest challenge for supremacy in the smartphone market this week with the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy. In what has been described by some as the most eagerly […]

Here’s One For The Road…Who Is – The Worlds Biggest Hedge Fund….And No It Isn’t Bridgewater, Which Is Second On The List

| September 30, 2012

Wow, this is really unbelievable.  Truly, it’s unbelievable! You’ll never guess the name that controls the worlds biggest hedge fund. Chances are good that nobody will get this one right! The world’s largest hedge fund is not located in the top floor of some shiny, floor-to-ceiling glass clad skyscraper in New York, London, Hong Kong or Shanghai. Instead […]

The Best Guess…..

| September 27, 2012

As often is the case, we present some unusual stuff.  Enjoy the ride… The InTrade markets trading on the various outcomes of the Presidential have become increasingly liquid and active in recent weeks. As Morgan Stanley’s Vince Reinhart cleverly notes, by analyzing the odds for control of the Senate, the House, and the Presidential winner, […]

Social Media, The Real Story

| February 16, 2012

Sounds plausible! As part of its social media survey Goldman Sachs asked respondents what is the main reason for people to “log on” to various social networking venues. The answer, by a wide margin, is the expected one: namely to spy, and to compare whether our lives are more boring, less glitzy and exciting, with […]

A Demographic Scoop, And More Demographic Poop

| January 12, 2012

It’s all about demographics my dear Watson….here’s some food for thought! First up let’s study a graph of the Census Bureau historical and forecast data for the peak-spending cohort population in the U.S. from 1980 to 2050. The Age 45-49 cohort peaked in 2009 and will bottom out in 2022 after an estimated decline of […]

A 2012 Macro View Of The Economy From The Masters Of The Universe

| January 5, 2012

Bridgewater Review For 2012   This Bridgewater review of 2012 is highly regarded.  I have highlighted it below…..everyone should print this out and post it in a viewable place.  These guys run the largest hedge fund in the world and are among the top 5 smartest managers anywhere.  They’re not always right, but they are right more often […]

Tech Guru Gene Inger Digs Into Next Weeks (Much Awaited) Consumer Electronics Show In Las Vegas

| January 5, 2012

Our good friend Gene Inger of www.ingerletter.com is heading out West to the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week.  Gene has been reporting on this show for as long as we can remember, and knows his electronics well.  We think this review will be well worth reading. In fact, we know of no […]

Robert Reich – The Reawakening Of America

| October 16, 2011

Let’s look at the thoughts of Robert Reich’s mission and not worry about it being Democratic or Republican…because as he explains things, it makes a lot of sense…. as for us at TheStatedTruth.com, well remember we’re just the messenger! Robert Reich: “Look at the Progressive reforms between 1900 and 1916; the New Deal of the 1930s; the […]

Some Staggering Statistics You Should Know!

| October 13, 2011

Food for deep thought…these are staggering! State and local government debt has reached an all-time high of 22 percent of U.S. GDP. U.S. households are now receiving more income from the U.S. government than they are paying to the government in taxes. According to a new study conducted by the BlackRock Investment Institute, the ratio of […]

The Old Normal Worked Well……So What We Really Need Is A Back To The Future Event

| September 4, 2010

Without tax incentives, this may all be for not……..John Mauldin explains the simple facts of job growth…..Want to increase productivity and jobs? The best way it seems, is to encourage private business, and especially startups.  “So we can’t count on the Intels or Microsofts to create employment: we need the entrepreneurs.”   Delta Force There are […]

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