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June 7th, 2017 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

CAPITALISM

CAPITAL is not the same thng as capitalism. The free market is important because it generates capital. The issue is whether we need lazy heirs and wasteful plutocruds to generate that capital?[...]

June 5th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Will Trump Sell Out US Highways, Bridges and Airports to Goldman Sachs?

Crony Capitalism writ BIG (excerpted from an article in the Internationmal Business Times) Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, is spearheading the administration’s infrastructure policy.  The policy is detailed in Trump’s  six-page infrastructure  initiative including  $200 bi[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 4:47 am § in America

Should North Korea Buy Shares in Rocket Lab?

While the world rightly shows angst over the missile capabilities a US private form,  Rocket Lab. last week  successfully launched its 56-foot-tall Electron rocket for the first time. The relatively tiny vehicle designed to ferry small payloads to orbit reached outer space around 20 minutes past [...]

May 21st, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Will Trump Survive A Stay in Jerusalem’s “Best” Hotel?

Maybe Trump Will Buy It?  These are Trump’s digs  in Jerusalem. The King David Hotel  was built in the 1930s by Ezra Mosseri, a wealthy Egyptian Jewish banker, who wanted to create an enduring symbol of luxury in what was then British Mandated Palestine. Since then the King David has been t[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 7:04 am § in America, Donald Trump

AFTER TRUMP: Wealthy Chinese can buy their way into the U.S. with a little help from the Kushners.

Kushner Family Markets US Citizenship at a Great Price  even as Donald Trump feverishly cracks down on immigration the Washington Post and New York Times:  Jared Kushner’s sister. Nicole Meyer  told a Beijing ballroom filled with more than 100 wealthy Chinese investors that $500,000 paid to the[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 7:24 am § in Hypocrisy

Flying Cattle Cars

Airlines Have Basically Given Up On Trying To Make Us Comfortable By Suzy Strutner and Ben Walsh Now one major carrier is taking legroom to new lows.  [...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:14 am § in Jefferson

Will California Go Single Payer?

California Health Care Bill As California legislature considers a single payer bill based on Medicare, millions are being spent lobbying against the effort to use the huge California economy as a test bed for the long-sought goal.  Progressive groups now hope that California lawmakers will pass a[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:06 am § in America

MAYDAY: Socialist Realism Comes to America

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April 26th, 2017 - 8:09 am § in Foreign Affairs

AUSTRALIA: Corporate Fugitive From China Hides in Sydney

 Chinese fugitive believed to be hiding in plain sight on leafy inner west street A leafy street in Sydney’s Burwood has been listed by China’s feared corruption investigators as the possible residence of Ji Dongsheng, a former manager at Henan Securities in Zhengzhou.Now China’[...]

April 25th, 2017 - 8:21 am § in Misc.

HUFFINGTON POST GOES TABLOID

The Huffington Post is Dead The Huffington Post was founded in 2005  by Arianna Huffington as something unique …..  a news aggregator, scanning the world’s media for stories and running those stories along side blog style commentaries from a divers collection of mostly progressive au[...]