What It’s All About: Coercion!

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, It’s worth checking out the YouTube video of this year’s semi-annual Munk Debate held in Toronto this spring. The proposition at hand: Be it resolved, what you call political correctness, I call progress…. For the pro position: Michael Eric Dyson, sociology…

Millionaire Bill Maher “Hoping” For Economic Disaster To Oust Trump

HBO host Bill Maher, who makes $6 million/year on top of his estimated $100 million net worth, would love nothing more than an economic collapse in order to “get rid of Trump.”  “this economy is going pretty well,” Maher said (total jobless claims remain the lowest they’ve…

Deutsche: “Every Fed Tightening Cycle Creates A Crisis”

One of our favorite charts which certainly is worth 1,000 words or more (and which we last showed just 2 days ago), is the following from Bank of America Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett, which shows that not only does every Fed tightening cycle end…

“Worse Than You Think” – 8 Reality-Checks From Last Week’s CBO Report

Authored by Daniel Nevins via FFWiley.com, For what they’re worth and for anyone who doesn’t mind digging through the weeds, here are my comments on last week’s budget outlook from the Congressional Budget Office, which I previewed here. In the baseline scenario that’s widely reported in the media (I’ll abbreviate…

Can Trump win back his base after signing the abominable spending bill?

Is revenge against Trump worth handing Congress to the Democrats? Would it be so satisfying to see Trump impeached, and therefore punished for allowing half a year of terrible spending to take place? VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Can Trump win back his base after signing…

Visualizing America’s Gold-Plated Cabinet

When President Trump was elected to the Oval Office with a net worth in the billions, it was clear that this presidency would be unique. Not only did he himself come a successful business background, but, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, he wanted the…