Category Archives: Politics

The Coming Political Earthquake(s)

Nation [ethnic groups] will rise against nation [ethnic groups], and kingdom against kingdom. There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.  – Jesus of Nazareth OK,  folks, we will lay … Continue reading

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“The Reign Of The Middle-Aged White Men Is Over”

Yikes!  Sounds like a House Of Cards,  Claire…   Just, maybe, it is. It’s dark but so is the real thing currently.   House of Cards is one reason why  NFLX is up in a down tape today — superb original content.  However,  … Continue reading

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Auf Wiedersehen, Angela?

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Lavender Wave Still Cometh

Massive Lavender Wave Coming In November We believe there will be a massive “lavender wave,” in the November midterms.  Lavender is the color combination of pink and blue. …In elections, women are also more likely to vote in higher numbers and … Continue reading

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Politics Of The Employment Report

Today’s nonfarm payrolls miss,  134k total jobs created in September, sealed the deal on the job creation political debate before the November midterms.   That is all things being equal — during President Trump’s first 20 employment reports versus President Obama’s … Continue reading

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Rising Oil Prices And Midterm Elections

The price of crude oil is up 36 percent since President Trump took office, squeezing the consumer at the pump and offsetting most of the personal net income gains from the tax cuts. The rise in gas prices has cannibalized … Continue reading

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Who Is Funding The U.S. Budget Deficit?

Here is a little teaser for our coming post on the Treasury market, which should be out tomorrow.  The latest data is from the Flow of Funds just posted by the Federal Reserve Board (FRB). Note,  less gold (Fed) and … Continue reading

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Massive Lavender Political Tsunami Forming

They’ll eat their words with a fork and spoon And watch ’em they’ll hit the road And all be surfin’ soon And when they catch a wave they’ll be Sittin’ on top of the world Catch a wave and your … Continue reading

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Midterm Political Economy Rorschach Test

President Trump and President Obama were in a big pissing match over the weekend on who should get credit for the current healthy economy. Take our Rorschach Test by viewing the inkblots economic charts and you decide.   Then take the … Continue reading

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The moment ‘Brazil’s Donald Trump’ is stabbed at election rally

RARELY has the aphorism “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” been more apt… Doctors said Mr Bolsonaro will be hospitalised for at least a week. But with a month left before the first round of the election on October … Continue reading

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