Feb 282021
 February 28, 2021  Posted by at 10:21 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  35 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 28 2021

Dome ceiling at the Ambassadors’ Hall in the Royal Alcazar of Seville, Spain 1427 (click to enlarge)   • Vaccine Passports Are A Technical And Ethical Minefield (FT) • I’ve Had The Covid Jab – And All It Cost Me Was My Freedom (Hitchens ) • First Vaccine To Fully Immunize Against Malaria Builds On RNA Tech (AT) • Czech Leader Asks Putin For Sputnik V Vaccine Without EU Certification (RT) • Biden Says US Will ‘Never’ Accept Russia’s Annexation

Feb 272021
 February 27, 2021  Posted by at 10:09 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  23 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 27 2021

Paul Klee Dancing Under the Empire of Fear 1938   • House Passes Second Largest Stimulus Package In History At $1.9T (JTN) • What IS the Truth About Covid Deaths? (DM) • Nearly 1 In 5 US Adults Have Now Gotten At Least One Covid19 Vaccine Dose (F.) • Johnson & Johnson One-Shot Covid Vaccine Gets Nod From FDA Advisory Panel (G.) • What The Neera Tanden Affair Reveals About The Washington DC Swamp (Sirota) • Biden Doesn’t Penalize Saudi

Feb 262021
Debt Rattle February 26 2021

Jean-Francois Millet The flight into Egypt 1864   • Ivermectin Could Cut Covid Deaths By Up To 75% (DM) • CDC Reports Shocking Data About Asymptomatic Spread (Fed.) • Report Says Spirulina Algae Could Reduce Covid Mortality Rate (JPost) • Latin American Govts ‘Held To Ransom’ By Pfizer During Vaccine Talks (RT) • US Bombs Facilities In Syria Used By Iran-Backed Militia (AP) • Russia Is ‘Existential Threat’ To West That NATO Must Neutralize (RT) • Senate Parliamentarian: Minimum Wage

Feb 252021
 February 25, 2021  Posted by at 9:45 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  10 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 25 2021

Rembrandt van Rijn The flight into Egypt – a night piece 1651   • Coronavirus Deaths Worldwide Fell By 20% Last Week – WHO (F.) • Researchers Find Emerging COVID-19 Strain in New York (NYP) • COVID Aid Bill Pays Federal Employees With Kids Out Of School Up To $21K (F.) • US Senators Weigh Paring Back Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Aid Plan (R.) • New US Report To Blame Saudi Crown Prince For 2018 Killing Of Khashoggi (NBC) •

Feb 242021
Debt Rattle February 24 2021

Rembrandt van Rijn The Storm on the Sea of Galilee 1633 On March 18, 1990, the painting was stolen by thieves disguised as police officers. They broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, and stole this painting, along with twelve other works. The paintings have never been recovered, and it is considered the biggest art theft in history. The empty frames of the paintings still hang in their original location, waiting to be recovered.   • The

Feb 232021
 February 23, 2021  Posted by at 9:58 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,  32 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 23 2021

MC Escher Convex and concave 1955   • It’s Gene Therapy, Not a Vaccine (Dr. David Martin) • COVID-19 And The New Great Depression- Jim Rickards (Diana) • Michael Burry Warns Weimar Hyperinflation Is Coming (ZH) • Hospitals Across US Report Sharp Drop In New COVID patients (JTN) • Spectacles-Wearers Two To Three Times Less Likely To Get Covid-19 – Study (RT) • The ZeroCovid Movement: Cult Dressed as Science (AIER) • Resign, Andrew Cuomo (Week) • How Wall Street

Feb 222021
 February 22, 2021  Posted by at 10:22 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  23 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 22 2021

Thomas Abercrombie Beirut 1957   • Biden’s $1.9-Trillion Big Spend Is A Big Bet On MMT (LAT) • Cuomo Nursing Home Scandal May Rise To Federal Level Of Criminal Offense (Fox) • Scalise Requests Data On NY Nursing Home COVID Deaths (SAC) • More New York Politicians Accuse Cuomo Of Threatening Behavior (F.) • Why Do Democrats Pretend Andrew Cuomo Did a Good Job With COVID? (Slate) • Psaki Declines To Say Whether Biden Still Views Cuomo As ‘Gold Standard’

Feb 212021
Lockdown Syndrome

Rembrandt van Rijn Abraham and the angels 1646     A little thought experiment that should have been much more, but for which time now has passed: What would various governments and their science advisers have done if lockdowns would have been impossible, due to a legal decision or some other reason? Presumably, they would have had to think of other means to stop COVID from spreading. They would have had to be creative, which feels like the opposite of

Feb 212021
 February 21, 2021  Posted by at 10:21 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  26 Responses »
Debt Rattle February 21 2021

Ceiling painting from the palace of Amenhotep III, New Kingdom ca. 1390–1353 B.C.   • 46 Die in Spain Nursing Home After First Pfizer Shot, Second Shots Halted (CB) • Public Health Authorities Blocking Effective Treatment (PCR) • Newsweek ‘Fact Check’ Claims India Vaccine Ban “Mostly False” (SN) • Russia Registers Third Domestically-Created Vaccine Against Covid-19 (RT) • White House ‘Working Directly’ With Big Tech To Censor ‘Vaccine Hesitancy’ (RT) • Congress Escalates Pressure on Tech Giants to Censor More

Feb 202021
 February 20, 2021  Posted by at 4:49 pm Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  21 Responses »
But…Then There’s Math

Pablo Picasso Head of a Woman 1946 Missing, stolen painting .. gifted to the National Gallery by Picasso in 1946 in recognition of Athens’s resistance to Nazi occupation; he inscribed on the back: “For the Greek people, a tribute from Picasso.”     Dr. D posted this as a short comment, not an article, and he’s welcome, encouraged even, to expand on it at a later date. But I think it’s important enough, and detailed enough, to in fact make