While far from being a fan of Jerry “The Put” Powell, Dormberg does a great job highlighting the banana republic in which we live. https://doomberg.substack.com/p/jerome-powell-is-finished The elephant in the room is whether you’re going to be renominated. Renominating you means gambling that, for the next five years, a Republican majority at the Federal Reserve, with a Republican chair who has regularlyContinue reading “Doomberg on Powell”
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The Sussmann Indictment Reads Like Overts Acts In Furtherance of a Conspiracy – Because That’s What It Is.
ShipwreckedCrew: https://shipwreckedcrew.substack.com/p/the-sussmann-indictment-reads-like The Sussmann Indictment Reads Like Overts Acts In Furtherance of a Conspiracy – Because That’s What It Is. It does not take 27 pages to allege a “false statement” charge — but it does if you are alleging a conspiracy to create false documents to influence a federal investigation. What to make ofContinue reading “The Sussmann Indictment Reads Like Overts Acts In Furtherance of a Conspiracy – Because That’s What It Is.”
A Military Government?
James Bovard (Mises): https://mises.org/wire/troop-deployments-washington-are-disaster-waiting-happen “Tyranny in form is the first step towards tyranny in substance,” warned Senator John Taylor two hundred years ago in his forgotten classic, Tyranny Unmasked. As the massive National Guard troop deployment in Washington enters its second month, much of the media and many members of Congress are thrilled that it will extend untilContinue reading “A Military Government?”
Lunatic Fringe, I Know You’re Out There: Title IX Edition
Wendy McElroy in Mises Wire: https://mises.org/wire/title-ix-will-become-vehicle-more-injustice President Joe Biden vowed to put a “quick end” to the Trump administration’s Title IX regulations and return to Obama-era ones at universities. If this happens, the sexual misconduct hearings will be deeply impacted. These “trials” judge whether those accused of sexual misconduct are innocent or guilty. The Obama-era hearings expressedContinue reading “Lunatic Fringe, I Know You’re Out There: Title IX Edition”
Government of the Swamp, by the Swamp, for the Swamp, Shall Not Perish From the Earth.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour. Benjamin Disraeli Patricia McCarthy wrote an interesting piece in American Thinker that is absolutely spot-on: Here’s the link: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/02/liz_cheneys_and_the_rinos_betrayal.html And here’s Patricia: Well, now we know for sure that the bulk ofContinue reading “Government of the Swamp, by the Swamp, for the Swamp, Shall Not Perish From the Earth.”
Make Bang Bang With Fang Fang
It just gets funnier and funnier. SIGH! That said, here’s Jonathan Turley on the absurdity that is the Socialist Party and their War Party allies in Congress: While there are good faith reasons for calling for impeachment, there remain serious questions over the speed and basis for the impeachment. My concern is primarily over theContinue reading “Make Bang Bang With Fang Fang”
Basic Fraud Statistics
“A man who’s made a living developing fraud detection algorithms has discovered a curious phenomenon: Counties that started using Dominion Voting Systems machines have on average moved by 2 to 3 points to the Democrat presidential candidate from the Republican compared to counties that didn’t adopt the machines. “The difference persisted even after he controlled for aContinue reading “Basic Fraud Statistics”
Banana Republic News: Kamela warming up in the Bullpen
According to AP, subpoenaed for “…information related to more than two dozen entities, including Ukraine gas company Burisma, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department tax investigation of President-elect Joe Biden’s son.” Reportedly includes tax evasion, money laundering, Chinese dealings, and racketeering. Alleged co-conspirator Jim “The Bagman” also under investigation. Which, of course,Continue reading “Banana Republic News: Kamela warming up in the Bullpen”
The Supremes’ Texas Decision – Cole Porter had it decades ago
Here’s the text of the decision: “Times have changedAnd we’ve often rewound the clockSince the Puritans got the shockWhen they landed on Plymouth RockIf todayAny shock they should try to stem‘Stead of landing on Plymouth RockPlymouth Rock would land on them.” Opinion written by Cole Porter. Great footwork by the Supremes, don’t you think?
Banana Republic: Allan West on the Texas Punt by the Supremes
“The Supreme Court, in tossing the Texas lawsuit that was joined by seventeen states and 106 US congressman, has decreed that a state can take unconstitutional actions and violate its own election law. Resulting in damaging effects on other states that abide by the law, while the guilty state suffers no consequences. This decision establishesContinue reading “Banana Republic: Allan West on the Texas Punt by the Supremes”