Category Archives: Politics

Was Helsinki Trump’s “Jane Fonda” Moment?

It has been over three years since President Trump first launched his successful campaign for the highest office in the land. The then unconventional candidate, and now president: has broken almost every rule in the political playbook; is a walking … Continue reading

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QOTD: On Bullshitting

Bullshitting is defined by philosopher Harry Frankfurt as “communicating with little to no concern for evidence or truth” –  ‘What a Bunch of Bull: The Art and Science of BS,’  Psychology Today (QOTD = Quote of the Day)

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Happy Birthday, America!

Wow, 242 years young! We’ve got some problems as we backslide into tribalism and trust in some of our institutions has diminished, but we will get through this. The Melting Pot Spent last night drinking too many beers with an … Continue reading

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S&P500 Breaks Support To Close Below Key Level

Big reversal in U.S. stocks today. The S&P broke key support trading through the 50 and 100-day moving average and the .50 Fibonacci retracement level to close slightly below 2700.  Next stop is the 200-day moving average at 2689.19 and … Continue reading

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What We’ve Got Here Is Failure To Communicate

  One of the all-time great lines in cinema history. FiveThirtyEight out with an excellent piece on how the political party is now the defining divide in America, and how each misperceive the other.   That is how wars start! The defining … Continue reading

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Two Weeks And Counting For Angela Merkel

Coalition gives her two weeks to find European deal… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/18/me…

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Italy’s New Government: Who’s Who?

After weeks of negotiation the Italian Government is ready to get to work. But who are the key players? … READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/06/it…

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Who is Spain’s new prime minister?

► Read – Spanish parliament votes to replace Rajoy with Sánchez as PM https://on.ft.com/2JbWrCt

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New Italian government readies for power

Italy’s new government is set to be sworn in on Friday (June 1). Alongside Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Matteo Salvini, leader of The League, will serve as Interior Minister; Luigi Di Maio, leader of Five-Star, will be MInister of Industry … Continue reading

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Political unknown as Italy’s new Prime Minister?

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and the far-right League have proposed Giuseppe Conte as the country’s new prime minister.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/05/21/po…

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