Category Archives: Financial

Tin-Pot Chrome: Trump’s tweets as insider trading under 2012 STOCK act … SAD!

 By ann summers PEOTUS Trump is now no better than CNBC/FBN/Bloomberg stock touts, whose ranks have given us the ‘bagger party as well as Cramer-clones. High-frequency Trading or just high. Darn that asymmetric information. How many crony millionaires could be created … Continue reading

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Orange Gasbag’s soft despotism: Emoluments Clause & Mrs. Claus

  By ann summers Trump on his businesses/conflict q’s: “The law’s totally on my side, the president can’t have a conflict of interest.” — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) November 22, 2016 So apparently Executive Privilege is simply a version of Absolute … Continue reading

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A historic moment revealing a Pyhrric defeat for Trump

By ann summers Even as Trump tried to make canceling a Sanders-Trump debate this week in Caifornia into a positive meme (“I don’t debate second-place candidates”), he lost because his ditching a debate in the Iowa GOP primary using the … Continue reading

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Revisionist Histories and a return of Glass-Steagell

By ann summers Perhaps Donald Trump has proven that it takes a village idiot to triangulate ten garlic bulbs and take puma mountain by strategy. Or despite hip-hop musicals about Alexander Hamilton, will the eventual POTUS think about central banking as part of … Continue reading

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tRumpian policy and the triumphalism of the LIV / LoFo legions

 By ann summers Donald Trump makes great strides forward on the winged feet of many tireless RWNJs in $1500 Princetown shoes by Gucci   Naive, rather than critical realism is the norm in US politics at least at the Congressional level, … Continue reading

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Matt Taibbi on Former Attorney General Eric Holder and the Revolving Door between Washington and Wall Street

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi was interviewed on Democracy Now! Taibbi talked about Eric Holder, the former Attorney General of the United States, and the revolving door between Wall Street and Washington. Holder is reportedly “returning home — … Continue reading

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Not Eaxctly “Weekend at Bernie’s”: Minnesota Man Suspected of Taking Dead Mother to Bank to Withdraw Money

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier this week, news media reported that police in Plymouth, Minnesota, were investigating a man named David Vanzo  “for elderly neglect and financial exploitation of his mother…” Tom Lyden (MyFox9) said, “Detectives wonder if he brought his … Continue reading

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