Dec 122019
 
Debt Rattle December 12 2019

Harris&Ewing President Hoover lights Nation’s Capital community Xmas tree Dec 24 1929   • Why Is Jeremy Corbyn Seen As So Unelectable (Abc.au) • Ideology or Popularity: How Will Britain Vote? (CP) • The Steele Dossier Was Always a Joke (Taibbi) • The Hidden Hand (Faddis) • The Global Auto Market Collapse (ZH) • EU Lauds New Green Deal As Europe’s ‘Man On Moon Moment’ (DW) • “Afghanistan Papers” May Be A Game Changer For Tulsi Gabbard (IDS) • Vatican

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Dec 102019
 
 December 10, 2019  Posted by at 9:48 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,  17 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 10 2019

John Vachon Hull-Rust-Mahoning pit, largest open pit iron mine in the world, Hibbing, Minnesota Aug 1941   • FBI’s Trump-Russia Inquiry Wasn’t Biased Against President – IG (G.) • Barr: FBI Launched An Intrusive Investigation’ Of A Presidential Campaign (SAC) • IG Report Lays Out Compelling Evidence FBI Misled FISA Court (Solomon) • The War of the Narratives (Kunstler) • The Great American Shakedown (Chris Hedges) • Why Tulsi Gabbard Should Not Skip The Next Debate (Mercier) • Bannon: Hillary

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Dec 092019
 
 December 9, 2019  Posted by at 10:14 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 9 2019

Lewis Wickes Hine News of the Titanic and possible survivors 1912   • US Banks’ Reluctance To Lend Cash May Have Caused Repo Shock: BIS (R.) • BIS Offers Stunning Explanation Of What Happened On Repocalypse Day (ZH) • The Incredible Shrinking Private Sector (G.) • Northern Ireland Customs Protocol Could Thwart Brexit Plans (G.) • Boris Johnson’s Promise Of Brexit By End Of 2020 Torpedoed By EU Chief (Mi.) • The Invisible Tories (Craig Murray) • China Tells Government

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Dec 082019
 
 December 8, 2019  Posted by at 9:04 pm Finance, Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,  12 Responses »
Elizabeth Warren's "Foreign Policy"

Saul Leiter 463 1956   Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev first met in Geneva in 1985, in a summit specifically designed to allow them to discuss diplomatic relations and the -nuclear- arms race. At the time, the Soviet Union had started to crumble, but it was still very much the Soviet Union. They met again in 1986 in Reykjavik, in a summit set up to continue these talks. There, they came close to an agreement to dismantle both countries’ nuclear

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Dec 082019
 
Debt Rattle December 8 2019

Arthur Rothstein “Bank that failed. Kansas” May 1936   • UK’s Johnson Ahead But Polls Suggest Majority Might Be Tough (R.) • Calls Grow To Stop Boris Johnson With Tactical Voting As Race Tightens (O.) • Patient Data From GP Surgeries Sold To US Companies (G.) • How The Democrats & Federal Reserve Ensured Trump’s Re-Election (Hamilton) • Tracking Every Presidential Candidate’s TV Ad Buys (538) • Trump: Giuliani To Deliver Report On Ukraine Trip To Congress, Barr (Hill) •

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Dec 072019
 
 December 7, 2019  Posted by at 10:26 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  12 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 7 2019

Dorothea Lange Homeless mother and child walking from Phoenix to Imperial County CA Feb 1939   • Donald Trump and Jerome Powell Can ‘Take Another Victory Lap’ (Y!) • Abenomics has Failed Japan. Financial Times Wants to Make it Global. (Lacalle) • What the ‘Expert’ Panel Should Have Told You About Impeachment (ET) • A Fraught Moment (Kunstler) • Strzok and Page Did Real Damage (Cortese) • Pelosi Puts A Brave Face On A Doomed Mission (Tucker Carlson) • Bloomberg

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Dec 062019
 
The Fed Detests Free Markets - 2

Paul Gauguin When are you getting married? 1892     It wasn’t really the plan to make this a series, but it seems to have turned into one. Part 1 is here: The Fed Detests Free Markets. Part 3 will follow soon. And yeah, I did think perhaps I should have called this one “End The Fed” Is No Longer Enough. Because that’s the idea here. But what’s in a name?     Okay, let’s talk a bit more about

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Dec 062019
 
 December 6, 2019  Posted by at 10:16 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  5 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 6 2019

Arthur Rothstein President Roosevelt tours drought area, near Bismarck, North Dakota Aug 1936   • Mueller Report’s Resurgence Gives Democrats New Dilemma On Impeachment (CNN) • Democrats Offering Passion Over Proof In Trump Impeachment (Turley) • Pelosi Pursues Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump (R.) • Ukraine Fires Prosecutor Investigating Burisma And Hunter Biden (CDMedia) • Fed Goes Hog-Wild with T-Bills, But Repos Drop and MBS Shrink by $22 Bn (WS) • Filmmakers Sue To Shield Visitors To US From Social

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Dec 052019
 
The Value of Legal Experts

Pablo Picasso Couple on a bench 1943   No no no, I want to do something else, but they won’t let me. There are just too many assumptions, opinions, interpretations and hearsay that linger on in what I see, and I can’t let that just go now that we’ve come so far. Nancy Pelosi just now: The California congresswoman told Thursday morning’s news conference: “The facts are uncontested. The president abused his power for his own political benefit at the

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Dec 052019
 
 December 5, 2019  Posted by at 9:38 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  9 Responses »
Debt Rattle December 5 2019

Arthur Rothstein Interior of migratory fruit worker’s tent, Yakima, Washington Jul 1936   • The Market Will Need The Fed Again In 2020 (Axios) • The Repo Market Is Broken And Fed Injections Are Not A Lasting Solution (MW) • Is Something Broken? Quants Running “Scared” As Nothing Makes Sense (ZH) • Legal Experts Called By Democrats Say Trump’s Actions Are Impeachable (R.) • Gaetz Grills Impeachment Witnesses Over Democratic Donations (Fox) • Judiciary Committee Member: Unfair, Politically Biased Ordeal

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