Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Financial Times and Mr. Tony Barber on the Populist Surge in Europe, a comment by Political Observer

Larchmont has written a very cogent reply to Mr. Barber’s essay on the European Populists. Let me presume to add another dimension to the debate, which is ignored at The Financial Times and it’s sister publication The Economist: the utter … Continue reading

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Gary Silverman on the Baltimore riots, a comment by Political Observer

During the Watts Riots I watched the fires on Alameda near Imperial Blvd., from my sister’s second floor apartment on Fernwood Ave. and State Street, in Lynwood California in 1965. With my two brothers in law, both armed with rifles … Continue reading

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Mr. Aspden on the Greeks: a Neo-Liberal Melodrama, a comment by Political Observer

In sum what we have from Mr. Aspden is a lengthy extemporizing  on the Lazy Southern Tier of Europe: Greece,Italy,Spain,Portugal etc. vs. the mercantile virtues of the Anglo-Saxons and Gauls that make up the Northern Tier of productive virtuous entrepreneurs. … Continue reading

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On John Bolton presidential candidate, a comment by Political Observer

The Republicans have a penchant for  placing their most reactionary political curmudgeons in the United Nations ambassadorship, because they utterly despise an institution, whose godmother was Eleanore Roosevelt. Recall the verbose, bellicose Jeane Kirkpatrick? The Liberal Internationalist baggage is too … Continue reading

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On candidate Carly Fiorina, a comment by Political Cynic

You’ve got to give it to Ms. Clinton, at least her face doesn’t look like it’s been freshly ironed like Ms. Fiorina’s! Ms. Clinton’s face is jowly and a bit puffy, like a woman her age! Or more to the … Continue reading

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A comment in reply to ICH at the Financial Times April 22, 2015

@ICH @StephenKMackSD The FED is a creature of the Banks and Neo-Liberal politicians like President Obama and his precursors, who makes/made appointments to this institution! The myth that the Market can be self-regulating died in 2008, please confront that death, … Continue reading

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The Financial Times on the Greek Radicals, a comment by Almost Marx

This essay, written by Kerin Hope and Tony Barber, has all the cheap melodrama of a Dragnet episode, circa 1954, starring Jack Webb complete with wanted posters! Is there no end to the mendacity of the Neo-Liberal Apologists whose world … Continue reading

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