Indeed, the burden of government spending has climbed more than three times faster than inflation during De Blasio’s time in office. If this story sounds familiar, that’s because excessive spending is the cause of every fiscal crisis.
...monetary policy still operates under the existing assumption that such a tradeoff - i.e., a strong labor market and stable prices - actually exists.
...immediately post split, stocks can become volatile, or just trade sideways for a bit, or actually take a hit, or soar higher.
...the revolutionaries lack a sufficiently malicious counterforce to justify their loathing...
There’s a hundred places to buy a safe, and a million prices. But if you’re like me, you want the most value for the money you spend.
A coming crisis will likely be triggered by a collapse in the dollar’s value and a rejection of the dollar’s world reserve currency status.
But of course the UN Security Council is not interested in ending these threats to humanity. It is not interested in a peace which means that humanity is free from the clutches of the governments that seek to track, trace, control and sanction their every movement.
My guess is that we ARE going down to test that level. Whether it holds or not is anyone’s guess. But the play right now, is totally defensive.
...don’t wait for a loved one to pass before going down memory lane. Do it while they’re still here. Enjoy the memories together. It’s a welcome break from the madness of this current world.
And while no one of these stories itself amounts to an End of the Empire moment, taken together they point definitively to the tectonic change that is coming.
Unacceptable policies supported by the Trump regime and most congressional members threaten to fracture US relations with countries like Germany.
This event may not have received as much coverage as the other groundbreaking stories of 2020, but it is important.
I literally thank God every day for birthing me in the US instead of some third world pit of hell. I appreciate everything I have, and if you have more than me, I say “good on you!! Congrats!”
The Indian people, and poor people across Asia and Africa, have been used as human guinea pigs by medical researchers, social engineers and agents of empire for centuries.