Category Archives: Politics

QOTD: Just The Facts Ma’am

QOTD:  Quote of the Day   Court is one of those places where facts still matter – Judge Amy Berman Jackson,  March 13, 2019 Why do we believe Judge Jackson’s quote will be carved in stone, though the words may live … Continue reading

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Question of the Day: British Parliament

I am listening to the live debate in the House of Commons about the vote, which just took place voting down a “no-deal Brexit,”  321-278, close enough to make us a little nervous.  Some MPs are up in arms that the … Continue reading

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The Politics of Semantics

Are you surprised in our “post-truth” world the 2020 Presidential election is going to be framed by one word,  “Socialism?” What exactly is socialism? Bernie Sanders likes to call himself a democratic socialist but immediately identifies with the Scandinavian countries, … Continue reading

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Brexit: what would a second referendum look like? | The Economist

Getting closer to the inevitable, IMHO.  Labor is buying in. Oh yes, you did hear it here (well, we pounded – pun intended – the table) first. We still think cable trades to 1.35 into an announcement, then some big … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents Day: Jefferson’s Message To Millennials

Happy President’s Day! Summary of Jefferson’s Message To Millennials Change the estate laws Debt should not be valid and passed on to the next generation The Constitution should be rewritten for every generation Jefferson In Paris Thomas Jefferson,  America’s third … Continue reading

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Spain snap election – Euronews

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Millennials Rising, Market Risk Increasing

Righteous! Check out today’s cover of the Economist.   It confirms our ongoing analysis and illustrates why you should read the Global Macro Monitor, folks. It’s been almost exactly one year to the date since we posted,  Karl, The Comeback Kid?  We warned … Continue reading

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BFTP: Call Me Comrade!

BFTP = Blast From The Past Does it ever change? We were going through some old posts this morning and came across this pearl from over eight years ago.   Charges of socialism were also polluting the political environment back then … Continue reading

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Major EU powers recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president

One morning closer to Venezuela’s economic “morning-after-plan.”

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Amerika Shifts Left

File this one under you heard it here first.  Right here, in fact. These are stunning numbers, folks.  Only 30 percent of Republicans oppose Senator Warren’s wealth tax. The tax plan proposed by AOC is also 13 points above water. … Continue reading

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