Apr 112019
 
 April 11, 2019  Posted by at 7:08 pm Primers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  
The Day America Died

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Salvador Dali Hallucination. Six Images of Lenin on a Grand Piano 1931   47 years ago in American Pie, Don McLean talked about The Day The Music Died. Or of course the music didn’t really die, but at the same time it did. “The three mean I admired most, the father, son and the holy ghost, they caught the last train for the coast, the day the music died.” Back then you could still have claimed the country merely

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Apr 112019
 
 April 11, 2019  Posted by at 10:57 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
WE Will Free The Press

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail William Hogarth Humours of an Election, Plate 2 1754     While we’re republishing articles about the newly arrested Julian Assange, in his honor, here’s one on the role the press has played in his ordeal. And will undoubtedly continue to play. What does it say about a society that you have to hold not only the government, but also the press to account? We originally published this essay on August 17 2018.     Two thirds of Americans

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Apr 112019
 
I Am Still Julian Assange

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Carl Spitzweg The raven 1845     In light of the horrible news that Julian Assange was arrested by British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy this morning, what is there to say that we haven’t already said? We originally published this essay on May 16 2018.     Julian Assange appears to be painfully close to being unceremoniously thrown out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. If that happens, the consequences for journalism, for freedom of speech, and for

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Apr 112019
 
Debt Rattle April 11 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Marion Post Wolcott Signboard along highway in Alabama 1939   • EU Leaders Agree Brexit Delay Until Halloween (Ind.) • Macron Enrages Other EU Leaders After Opposing Long Brexit Extension (G.) • UK Car Production Could Halve In No-Deal Brexit Scenario (G.) • Peter Strzok Could Face ‘Serious’ Charges (Sara Carter) • William Barr on 2016 Elections: ‘I Think Spying Did Occur’ (CNS) • The Next Phase of Deep State-Gate (Ray McGovern) • WikiLeaks Says Julian Assange Is Being

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Apr 102019
 
 April 10, 2019  Posted by at 8:59 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  
Debt Rattle April 10 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Marcel Duchamp The chess game 1910   • Putin Derangement Syndrome After Mueller (SCF) • ‘Mountain Brought Forth A Mouse’: Putin On Mueller Report (RT) • Same People Behind Iraq War Lies Pushed Russian Collusion (Kelly) • May’s Hopes Dashed As EU Targets Brexit Delay Of Up To A Year (G.) • UK Finance Minister Says Lawmakers Might Revoke Brexit To Prevent No Deal (R.) • Democracy Is Overrated – Let The Queen Sort Out Brexit (Jan Fleischhauer) •

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Apr 092019
 
Debt Rattle April 9 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Paul Cézanne Bibémus quarry 1898-1900   • Trump is Right to Blow Up the Fed (Christopher Whalen) • What Would Stocks Do in “a World Without Buybacks,” Goldman Asks (WS) • Nunes Sends AG Barr Eight Criminal Referrals For Leaks (G.) • Theresa May Forced To Delay Brexit After Historic Win For MPs (G.) • Theresa May To Ask Merkel And Macron For Brexit Delay (R.) • May Risks Wrath Of Tory Brexiters To Plead With EU For More

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Apr 082019
 
Debt Rattle April 8 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Pablo Picasso Young girl throwing a rock 1931   • British Voters Say Give Us A Strong Leader Willing To Break The Rules (R.) • May Faces Intense Cabinet Pressure Over Prospect Of Lengthy Brexit Delay (G.) • Labour Jewish Members Declare Party’s Leadership ‘Antisemitic’ (Ind.) • Sorry Is The Easiest Word – But Should Democrats Stop Their Apology Tour? (G.) • Mulvaney Says Democrats Will ‘Never’ See Trump Tax Returns (AFP) • US Urges Immediate Halt To Military

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Apr 072019
 
Debt Rattle April 7 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Leonardo da Vinci (?) La Joconde nue or Monna Vanna 1515   • Furious Tory MPs Will Bid To Oust May If UK Fights Euro Poll (O.) • I Had No Choice But To Approach Labour Over Brexit – May (BBC) • UK PM May Has Plan To Offer Labour Brexit Customs Arrangement (R.) • Merkel Throws May A Lifeline Over Brexit Departure Date (O.) • Labour Chairman Attacks Corbyn Over ‘People’s Vote’ On Brexit (O.) • Second Brexit

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Apr 062019
 
Fake News After Mueller

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Raphael The school of Athens 1509-11   Allow me to start with a question: Has anyone seen any of the main newspapers and networks who went after Donald Trump for 3 years accusing him of colluding with “the Russians”, apologize to either Trump, or to their readers and viewers, for spreading all that fake news now that Robert Mueller said none of that stuff was real, that they all just made it up? I’ve seen only one such apology,

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Apr 062019
 
Debt Rattle April 6 2019

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail Dante Gabriel Rossetti Monna Vanna 1866   • Cross-Party Talks Fail As Labour Says May Unable To Compromise (G.) • France, Spain and Belgium ‘Ready For No-Deal Brexit Next Week’ (G.) • Sucker Punch (Jim Kunstler) • The Russian Collusion Hoax Meets An Unbelievable End (Nunes) • Boeing Slashes 737 Production By 20% (ZH) • Trump Says Economy Would Take Off Like ‘A Rocket Ship’ If Fed Cut Rates (CNBC) • Ray Dalio Says Capitalism Needs Urgent Reform (MW)

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