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  • Manipulation of Gold and Silver Definitely Ends This Year-Harvey Organ
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Harvey Organ has been on a personal mission to expose the “fraudulent manipulation” of the gold and silver markets since the late 1990’s.  Organ, who studies these markets daily, contends, “It’s definitely going to happen this year.”  Why does Organ think this?  Let’s start with the gold market.  Organ says, “You […]Related […]
  • SIPC Insurance Scam from Fraud Street-Professor Laurence Kotlikoff
    BY Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.  (Early Sunday Release) Renowned economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff says SIPC (Securities Investor Protection Corporation) is an insurance scam from Fraud Street. Dr. Kotlikoff contends, “If you look at the history of their response as it’s been discovered, they (SIPC) have been fighting tooth and nail never to pay a dollar. […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 9.5.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Once again, the Ukraine crisis is the top story.  There is a cease-fire between the pro-Russian separatists and Ukraine.  I hope this is a legitimate effort and not a tactic to stall for time until NATO can send in more troops.  I hope this is not a way to say well, […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.14Weekly News Wra […]
  • Financial System Upside Down-Blame Game on Coming Crash-Bill Holter
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial analyst and writer Bill Holter thinks the powers that be know how shaky the system is and will play the blame game for the coming crash.  Holter contends, “I believe that they know the financial system is upside down and there is no bringing it back, so they do need […]Related Posts:Another 2008 Around the Corner-Bi […]
  • Economy in Severe Trouble-John Williams
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Economist John Williams says forget all the happy talk about the improving economy.  Williams says “The economy is in severe trouble.”  Williams goes on to say, “When you see a contraction as we had in the first quarter, given all the upside biases that the government puts into the series, you […]Related Posts:U.S. Economy-Pl […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.14
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It’s official–Russia invades Ukraine.  Now you know why I have led every Wrap-Up with Ukraine.   I have been predicting wider war in Ukraine, and now we have one.  The President said in a press conference that there is not going to be a military response to this escalation, but my sources say […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up […]
  • Federal Reserve-A Stunning Failure-James Corbett
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Journalist James Corbett thinks much of the world’s problems can be traced back to the Federal Reserve, and he recently produced a free online documentary to back up his charge. Corbett says, “The central banking issue and who controls the money supply is really at the root of so many of the […]Related Posts:Fed Insolvent, Do […]
  • I Fear a Crash-Axel Merk
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Money manager Axel Merk is worried about financial risk and that it is being downplayed.  Merk says, “I am very concerned.  I am spooked about the equity markets.  The folks that buy stocks buy them because they have to keep up with the markets.  The folks that buy gold buy it because […]Related Posts:Brace for Volatility-Look […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.22.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This may sound strange to you, but the top story is still the Ukraine crisis because it is far from over.  In my view, the West is still inching towards war with Russia.  The building of a new natural gas pipeline through Bulgaria has been stopped for the second time this […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.15.14Weekly New […]
  • Another 2008 Around the Corner-Bix Weir
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial writer and analyst Bix Weir says what is going on in Ferguson, Missouri, is more than just a police action gone deadly.  Weir says, “There is definitely discontent out there.  The press covers so many things up, and the government gives us so many lies on statistics, such as unemployment, […]Related Posts:Russian Do […]
  • Swiss Gold Initiative & The PPT Losing Control Of Gold Market
    Today one of the legends in the business spoke with King World News about the Swiss Gold Initiative and the fact that the U.S. Plunge Protection Team is very close to losing control of the price of gold. Keith Barron, who consults with major companies around the world and is responsible for one of the largest gold discoveries in the last quarter century, als […]
  • Art Cashin Remembers The Horror, Atrocity & Heroes Of 9/11
    Today Art Cashin revisits the horror, atrocity, and heroes of 9/11 in this special release. On the anniversary of 9/11 KWN is pleased to share this important piece from 50-year veteran Art Cashin, who is Director of Floor Operations at UBS ($650 billion under management). […]
  • Putin Has Won In Ukraine & What China & Germany Are Up To
    Today an acclaimed money manager spoke with King World News about the gold and silver smash as well as the push for a new monetary world order. Stephen Leeb also spoke about what the Russians, Germans, and the Chinese are up to as gold and silver prices plunge and the West continues to see its power recede. […]
  • Quote Of The Week & A Chart That Will Shock KWN Readers
    Today King World News is pleased to share the intriguing quote of the week (below), along with a chart that will shock KWN readers around the world.
  • Rule - Takedowns In Gold, Silver & Oil To End Badly For Bears
    Today one of the wealthiest people in the financial world told King World News that the takedowns in the gold, silver, oil, and uranium markets will end badly for the bears. Rick Rule, who is business partners with Eric Sprott, also discussed why he is so incredibly bullish on the metals and energy. […]
  • No. 655: August Payroll Employment and Unemployment, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • Payroll Jobs Growth Faltered in Context of Unusual Seasonal Factor Shifts • August Unemployment Rate: 6.1% (U.3), 12.0% (U.6), 23.2% (ShadowStats) • Downward Notch in Unemployment Rate Reflected Further Loss of Labor Force, Not the Unemployed Gaining Employment • U.3 Rate Was Less than 979 Unemployed People Shy of Holding at 6.2 […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date   Friday, September 12, 2014 Retail Sales (Advance) August-2014 09/12/2014   Monday, September 15, 2014 Industrial Production August-2014 09/15/2014   […]
  • No. 654: July Median Household Income, Trade Deficit, Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • Neither Economic Boom nor Recovery Is Underway; Fundamentals Are Not in Place to Fuel or to Support Such a Circumstance • Latest Median Household Income Reading Confirmed Severely Impaired Consumer and Economy • Trade Deficit Continued to Widen Year-to-Year Despite Prior-Period Revisions and Unusual Seasonal Factors • Net of Inf […]
  • No. 653: First Revision to Second-Quarter 2014 GDP
    (SGS Subscription required) • Economic Bluff and Bluster versus Reality, Politics and Elections • Minimal Upside Revision to Second-Quarter GDP Left Gimmicked Growth Even More Heavily Overstated • Underlying Reality Remains a Severely Impaired Consumer and Economy • Monthly Economic Series to Turn Increasingly Negative […]
  • Commentaries News
    The Next Regular Commentary:  is scheduled for Friday, September 12th, covering August retail sales.  For detail on pending economic releases, see the  schedule. (LAST UPDATED September 5th) […]
  • No. 652: July 2014 Durable Goods Orders, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • 22.6% Gain in July Durable Goods Orders Was Just 0.8%, Net of an Irregular 318.0% Surge in Commercial-Aircraft Orders • Booked Years in Advance, Commercial-Aircraft Orders Have Negligible Impact on Near-Term Economic Activity • July Existing-Home Sales in Ninth Month of Annual Decline • July New-Home Sales Held in Pattern of Sta […]
  • No. 651: July 2014 CPI, Housing Starts, Real Retail Sales and Earnings, Monetary Base
    (SGS Subscription required) • Real Retail Sales Contracted for Second Month, Signaled Deepening Recession • Real Earnings and Retail Sales Both Fell Below Second-Quarter Levels • July Annual Inflation: 2.0% (CPI-U), 1.9%% (CPI-W), 9.7% (ShadowStats) • Monetary Base Explodes to Record High • Quality of Housing-Starts Reporting Sinks to New Low […]
  • No. 650: July 2014 Industrial Production, Producer Price Index (PPI)
    (SGS Subscription required) • Production Report Showed Somewhat Weaker Second-Quarter Activity Amidst Unusual Revision Patterns • Construction Inflation Surged in the July […]
  • No. 649: July 2014 Retail Sales, Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Headline July Retail Sales Were Boosted to “Unchanged,” Thanks to Downside Prior-Period Revisions • Net of Inflation, Real July Sales Likely Fell for Second Month • Real July Sales Were Below Second-Quarter Average • Consumer Liquidity Remains Structurally Impaired […]
  • No. 648: June 2014 Trade Balance, Monetary Conditions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Despite Narrowing in June Trade Deficit GDP Growth Remains Subject to Trade-Related Downside Revision • Monetary Base at All-Time High • Pace of Fed Monetization at 91% Year-to-Date 2014 • July M3 Annual Growth at Five-Year High of 4.7% […]

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These are the faces of the men and women who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  • Ranking Member Michaud Discusses VA Reform with Secretary McDonald
    Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, met this morning with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss reforms to the Department that will improve the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. Michaud released the following statement after today’s meeting:
  • In Memoriam – World Trade Center
    You were a bird of prey awaiting your fate Chattel in the minds of evil men who had already engineered your death and prepositioned the charges that would bring you down. […]
  • 13th anniversary: Truthers chip away at 9/11 coverup
    Though the floodwall holding back the truth has not yet broken, it has sprung a large and growing number of leaks.
  • The day the world fell down…9-11 was a nuclear attack
    - "VT has been going public with the official US 2003 classified report on 9-11 being a nuclear event, confirmed by a mass spectrometry analysis of the dust samples."
  • Obama Takes Hypocrisy to New Levels
    In laying out his plans to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIS, President Obama said this: "America, our endless blessings bestow an enduring burden. But as Americans, we welcome our responsibility to lead.
  • The Damned Dogs of War
    - ISIL is the modern equivalent of a gang of pirates plundering and looting the seas. If you claim to be a nation, you need to do something about it.
  • BBC shows its true psyops colors on Iran
    - Jim W. Dean..."Who better to chew on the BBC's behind than an Irishman, and Finian Cunningham does a bang up job for us today."
  • 9/11: The Mother of All Big Lies
    They're an American tradition. They date from the republic's inception. Notable ones began in the mid-19th century.
  • Cal State L.A. ranks as one of nation’s best colleges for veterans
    California State University, Los Angeles is one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” issue, being listed at #29 in the western region.
  • Alaric Sacks Ohio, Water Wars 2.0
    In the first days of August this year the tap water for half a million people in and around the Toledo, Ohio area contained almost three parts microcystin per billion (1). The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends drinking water has no more than one part per billion.
  • The US is Yet Again Trying to Create an Oil and Gas Collapse in Russia
    The failed US politics in the Ukraine who, under the threat of having its army destroyed and with an economy on the verge of collapse, was forced to negotiate a ceasefire with Novorussia, made Washington to shift the focus of its attack against Russia from Europe to the South. Both the Near and Middle East, […]
  • Washington Menaces America With Its ISIS Creation
    The Washington Times in an article titled, “Intel believes 300 Americans fighting with Islamic State, posing threat to U.S.,” makes the incredible claim that: The U.S. government is tracking and gathering intelligence on as many as 300 Americans who are fighting side by side with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria and are […]
  • Nuclear Terror Alert in US: Hoax or Blackmail?
    A mysterious article was published in the New York Daily News today. On the surface, it made no sense, a short article about a claimed nuclear threat against the World Trade Center, term a “heartless prank” by the paper, owed by “quad citizen,” Israel, US, UK and Australia, Rupert Murdock. Intelligence professionals have long looked […]
  • The Situation in Yemen Continues to Heat Up
    In spite of the fact that on the 2 September this year the Crisis Regulation Committee, set up by the President of the YR in connection with the activities of the Houthis, put forward a plan for solving the problems, providing for a complete change of government, a reduction in the price of oil products […]
  • EU Declares War on Russia…and Itself
    It looks like I am never going to run out of material on the decrepit state of Western leadership. A ceasefire was finally announced today between all the Ukrainian combatants. How long it will last is anyone’s guess, but the plans include bringing in the OSCE monitors quickly. Things will be quiet long enough to […]
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 reeks of Northwoods
    July 17, 2014. A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 on flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur plunged out of the sky in eastern Ukraine. The crash resulted in the death of all 298 passengers and crew. Malaysian Premier Najib Razak lashed out at those behind the geopolitical chess game that led to the tragedy. An independent journalistic investigation […]
  • Saakashvili Caught Up in Game of Interpol Chase
    Earlier this week, Georgia’s Facebook page exploded with reports of the arrest of former President Mikheil Saakashvili on a Greek island, either Santorini or Kos. The revelation coincided with an announcement by the Greek Chief Prosecutor’s Office that Saakashvili was the target of an international and that Interpol had issued a red notice for him. […]
  • China Shale Gas Strategy a Fiasco
    Two years ago the government of the Peoples’ Republic of China staked a major hope for their energy future on the exploitation of domestic natural gas from its large shale rock formations, so-called shale gas. Today, after hundreds of millions of dollars investment and significant drilling, the dream has evaporated like the ephemeral shale gas […]
  • NATO: A Great and Mighty Wind, Signifying Nothing
    The surrealism of the Ukrainian conflict continued last week, with the 28 members of the NATO alliance meeting in a cozy golf resort in Wales, United Kingdom, to discuss all of the supposedly egregious and disconcerting Russian maneuvers against Ukraine and demanding that Russia stop inviting further sanctions and pressure against itself, as British Prime [… […]
  • Pakistan: the Role of the Army in Resolving the Political Crisis
    According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) release of the Pakistan Federal Army, “A political crisis should be resolved politically.” This decision was announced after the monthly meeting of the corps commanders. The corps commanders reaffirmed their support to democracy and reiterated that the confrontation between the government of the ruling P […]
  • Obama: US to intensify Russia sanctions
    US President Barack Obama has announced plans to ratchet up sanctions on Russia, over what he called Moscow’s illegal actions in Ukraine. […]
  • Catalans rally to demand independence
    Some two million people have flooded the streets in Spain’s northeastern city of Barcelona to demand independence for the country’s autonomous community of Catalonia.
  • US marks 13th anniversary of 9/11
    With a bell toll and a moment of silence, Americans across the United States mark the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks which left nearly 3,000 people dead.
  • 'Scots will vote yes to independence’
    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond remains optimistic about next week’s referendum, saying Scots will make history by voting ‘Yes’ to break more than 300 years of union with England.
  • US allies reject joint strikes in Syria
    Some US allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have refused to join Washington’s planned military campaign against ISIL terrorists in war-ravaged Syria.
  • Pistorius not guilty of murder: Judge
    The South African celebrity athlete, Oscar Pistorius, has been found not guilty of murdering his partner, Reeva Steenkamp.
  • Iran, Uzbekistan call for closer ties
    Iran and Uzbekistan have emphasized their determination to promote Tehran-Tashkent relations in different areas, especially in various economic sectors.
  • 'US, Saudis to strike Assad along ISIL'
    The Obama administration is renewing its push to overthrow the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria with an expansion of airstrikes in the conflict-ravaged country, says an American analyst and author. […]
  • Obama’s long war in Middle East
    Do not be misled by White House double-talk: the United States is embarking on another Long War in the Middle East. This one will belong to Barack Obama, and it may extend beyond his presidency. Secretary of State John Kerry said as much. “It may take a year. It may take two years. It may take three years. But we’re determined it has to happen,” Kerry vowed.
  • Iran, 3 EU states hold nuclear talks
    Representatives of Iran and the three European countries in the P5+1 group have held a meeting in Vienna to discuss the Iranian nuclear energy program.
  • Majority Of Chinese Say War With Japan Is Just A Matter Of Time
    When it comes to current geopolitics, one has to stretch their memory to recall a time when there were more overt and not so overt conflicts, humanitarian interventions, drone bombings and proxy or outright civil, and/or otherwise, wars.   But even the escalating cold war (as in European winter cold) between Russia and the west will pale by comparison to wha […]
  • It's Official: The Financial System is Build on Fraud and Abuse
    One would assume that if the financial media became aware that the Fed was leaking information to certain key investors, that this would make major headlines.   After all, the Fed is supposed to be both independent and transparent. And leaking information to certain individuals ahead of release would border on abetting insider trading. That would be truly ou […]
  • Martin Armstrong Warns "Spain Is Moving Towards Civil War"
    Submitted by Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics, *SPANISH GOVT SAYS 470,000 TO 520,000 DEMONSTRATORS IN BARCELONA *BARCELONA POLICE SAY 1.8M PEOPLE AT PRO-INDEPENDENCE DEMO   The Spanish government is militarizing gearing up for violent protests against the EU that are expected to turn up before a hot autumn. Spain is now equipping the police with abou […]
  • Far-Right Nationalist Le Pen Takes Lead In French Presidental Poll
    It's not just Scotland... or Catalan. As The Guardian reports, polls out in the past few days in France have shown far-right Front National (FN) leader Marine Le Pen topping a presidential poll for the first time. Alongside this surge in support for FN is the utter collapse in the French people's faith in Hollande. Less than 20% of voters now appro […]
  • Russia Responds To The Latest European Sanctions: "You Leave Us No Choice"
    As usual, every European snaction (sic) has an equal and opposite Russian reaction. Here is how the Russian Foreign ministry responded to what van Rompuy announced earlier today would be a new round of Russian sanctions, which wil finally be enforced tomorrow. First from the Russian foreign ministry: BY PASSING NEW ANTI-RUSSIAN SANCTIONS, EU EFFECTIVELY MADE […]
  • BofA Warns "Everyone Should Pay Attention To Treasury Vol"
    US 5Y Treasury yields are approaching a key level, but as BofAML's Macneil Curry warns, the MOVE Index (the Treasury market equivalent of equity's VIX) is more important to focus on... As BofAML's Macneil Curry explains, Key levels approach in US 5yr Treasuries, but the Move Index might be more important. US 5yr Treasury yields are approaching […]
  • George Soros Warns "This Is The Worst Possible Time" For Scottish Independence
    Authored by George Soros, originally posted Op-Ed at The FT, This is the worst possible time for Britain to consider leaving the EU – or for Scotland to break with Britain. The EU is an unfinished project of European states that have sacrificed part of their sovereignty to form an ever-closer union based on shared values and ideals. Those shared values are u […]
  • Barack, We Hardly Knew Ye
    Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, With your drums and guns and guns and drums, hurroo, hurrooWith your drums and guns and guns and drums, hurroo, hurrooWith your drums and guns and guns and drumsThe enemy nearly slew yeOh my darling dear, Ye look so queerJohnny I hardly knew ye….. This memorable stanza from the classic anti-war song could n […]
  • Strong 30 Year Auction Ends This Week's Treasury Issuance
    If yesterday's tailing 10 Year auction left people concerned that today's final for the week 30 Year bond issuance would be weak, then the results put that promptly to rest, after the $13 billion reopening of Cusip RH3 priced at 3.24%, pricing 2.3 bps through the 3.263% When Issued. Furthermore, the Bid to Cover if 2.67 was above the August 2.60, w […]
  • Super Mario is Dusting Off his Monetary Bazooka: What’s Next?
    The long-expected meeting of the European Central Bank last Thursday was followed very closely by economists and investors. After the additional stimulus measures taken in June, the ECB once again lowered its main interest rates and the deposit interest even decreased into negative territory. The benchmark rate was lowered to 0.05% (vs 0.15% previously) and […]

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  • ESPN: Ray Rice told NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in June that he hit his fiancee
    Former NFL running back Ray Rice told Commissioner Roger Goodell in June that he knocked out his then-fiancee in a New Jersey casino elevator, ESPN’s Outside The Lines reported on Thursday. Rice, who was suspended indefinitely and fired from the Baltimore Ravens after footage of him hitting Janay Palmer in February was published earlier this week, allegedly […]
  • Illinois sheriff quits after admitting to stalking and threatening undocumented woman
    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – A western Illinois county sheriff pleaded guilty on Thursday to attempted official misconduct and agreed to resign for attempting to cyber stalk an undocumented immigrant woman, officials said on Thursday. Rock Island County Sheriff Jeffrey Boyd, 48, resigned as part of his plea agreement and withdrew his re-election ca […]
  • Colorado activists push for pot edibles to have packaging standards implemented by 2016
    By Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) – Activists in Colorado called on Thursday for the fast implementation of rules requiring marijuana-infused edibles be clearly distinguishable from regular products when removed from their original packaging. Colorado and Washington this year became the first U.S. states to allow recreational sales of the drug to adult, and […]
  • Colorado woman accuses Chick-fil-A of cutting her hours and pay after breast cancer surgery
    A Colorado woman accused the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain of discrimination for cutting her hours and her medical insurance after she underwent a double mastectomy to fend off breast cancer, KMGH-TV reported. “What else could it be?” Daphne Richards was quoted as saying. “I’m receiving my bills now from my surgery. They’re astronomical. I’m wondering, ‘Is th […]
  • Scotland ‘on the cusp of making history’ as independence vote draws near
    Edinburgh (AFP) – Scotland’s pro-independence leader Alex Salmond said the “eyes of the world” were on a momentous referendum next week as officials reported record numbers registering to vote on breaking away from the United Kingdom. Salmond said the September 18 vote would be “a process of national empowerment”, as new figures came out showing a record 4.3 […]
  • NASA says Mars Curiosity rover is ready to begin delivering ‘scientific sequel’
    Washington (AFP) – NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover has reached the base of the Martian mountain it aims to explore and should start drilling rocks there soon, US space agency scientists said Thursday. They also defended the robotic vehicle’s work so far, after a review panel in July criticized the mission and said it was lacking focus. The biggest Mars r […]
  • GOP congressman: Ted Cruz was playing to Tea Party in ‘self-serving’ speech to Christians
    A Republican congressman criticized party colleague Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Wednesday for his remarks to a group of Middle Eastern Christians, suggesting that Cruz instigated the negative response that led to him being booed off the stage. Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA), who attended the event Wednesday night, told the Washington Post that he wondered if Cruz’s sp […]
  • Michael Dunn will be retried on murder charges for killing 17-year-old over loud music
    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) – Despite prior widespread media coverage, a retrial can go ahead later this month for a white, middle-aged man charged with killing an unarmed black teenager during a dispute about loud rap music, a north Florida judge ruled on Thursday. The defense wanted a change of venue after a Jacksonville jury previously deadlo […]
  • People don’t just look like their pets — they also look like their cars: study
    It is common knowledge – at least to anyone who trawls the shallower reaches of the internet – that people resemble their pets. Sad-looking humans have melancholy animal companions and bright-eyed and bushy-tailed creatures seek one another out. Perhaps owners are drawn to pets that mirror them. Or perhaps a shared life leaves its mark on their faces, as it […]
  • Reagan administration considered offering asylum to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet
    The government of Ronald Reagan was so worried that leftwing opposition to General Augusto Pinochet might erupt into open civil war that in 1986 the US government considered offering political asylum to the Chilean dictator. Documents recently discovered in US archives reveal that a mission headed by US army general John Galvin went to Chile in 1986 to asses […]