Monthly Archives: July 2017

Capitalist Folk Hero ‘Steve Eisman believes post-crisis regulation should avert future systemic problems’: Political Observer comments

Capitalist Folk Hero Steve Eisman, the inspiration for a Hollywood film, predictions should be taken seriously by the readership of The Financial Times? He was just a canny player in the game of Casino that is Wall Street. Here is … Continue reading

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@BretStephensNYT defines the idea and practice of the incompetent Political Provocateur. American Writer reports

Mr. Stephens essay of July 29, 2017 titled ‘The ‘No Guardrails’ Presidency’ makes the ludicrous argument that Trump is directly related to the year 1968, and its ‘moral chaos’, using a 1998 essay in the Wall Street Journal editorial titled … Continue reading

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Mrs. Jobs purchases The Atlantic magazine, Political Observer comments

One needn’t wonder over Mrs. Jobs  purchase of The Atlantic, after all America is the country where the land thief and murderer were king: the trials and tribulations of the  arriviste was one of the great themes of that insufferable … Continue reading

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Andrew Sullivan as ‘Andy Divine’: Episode MMMIII, The Trump Constitutional Crisis and other matters of import. Queer Atheist comments

On the Sullivan menu this Friday is the Trump Political/Constitutional Catastrophe, The Heroism of John McCain, and the Mendacity of Left Wing KPFA. America’s Adopted Drama Queen is at full screech in his comments on the Trump Nihilism, reminding this … Continue reading

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The myopic Edward Luce’s political/psychological snapshot of President Trump. American Writer wonders!

Mr. Luce again brings his cliche ridden cogitations to the agonizing dilemma of the ‘Trump Question’. E. g.: ‘The guns of August are cocked and ready.’ Would historian Barbara Tuchman forgive? The root of the whole affair is the wounded … Continue reading

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@FT: Headline: Macron’s popularity plummets! Sub-headline: Military, teachers and local authorities up in arms over proposed budget cuts. Or the perpetually failed ‘remedy’ of Austerity arrives in France. Almost Marx comments. (Updated July 27, 2017 7:00 AM PDT)

The Financial Times as the in-order-too of not investing too much time or newspaper space to the bad news that Neo-Liberal Lite Golden Boy Macron is suffering from the political malady diagnosed as ‘popularity plummets’. They have produced a 2:37 … Continue reading

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At The Financial Times: John Thornhill proclaims: ‘The battlefield is everywhere in the digital age’. Political Observer comments

Headline : The battlefield is everywhere in the digital age Sub-headline: This new world order means China and Russia can subvert the west’s military strength Note that the headline writers at The Financial Times are still in the thrall of … Continue reading

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