Category Archives: Economic Policy

Larry Kudlow: CEA chair or Batman villain

  By ann summers Trump ‘Mulling’ Larry Kudlow for CEA Chair https://t.co/Kahv2aWJsy — The Weekly Standard (@weeklystandard) December 16, 2016 It seems normalizing that someone unfit for POTUS would float the name of someone equally unqualified for chair of the … Continue reading

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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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Neoliberalism’s death rattle cult … it still moves, come and grab … its truth

By ann summers “We can’t be sure how many people really support Trump, Edsall reports, since there’s considerable evidence that they aren’t telling pollsters the truth. Voting for Trump, it appears, is something white people do in the shadows. It’s … Continue reading

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all Trump has left is Islamophobia and Sinophobia in the swing-states

By ann summers   tehDumpster fire that is the Trump campaign is now trolling the LIVs in swing states with the usual xenophobia and GOP talking points. Trump’s disinformation campaign could even favor TPP because HRC is against it. Recall … Continue reading

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EU Disintegration and BREXIT: sanctimony & pseudoscience

“The EU’s disintegration is now running at full speed.” By ann summers Like Wile E. Coyote going off the Dover Cliffs, anti-immigrant discourse fervor and the MOE made the destruction of the UK Tory party inevitable but can Labour and … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Donald as The Saint Ronald

By ann summers With revisionists spinning tehDonald as the rebirth of Lincoln or Reagan, so much will be made of the early, recent closeness of polling for Hillary versus tRump. And certainly Hillary is no Jimmy Carter, centrism notwithstanding. And even … Continue reading

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John Barron-Miller: Harbinger of a V for Vendetta Business Plot

Thomas Cole (1801–1848) Destruction from The Course of Empire. 1836 painting  39 ½ x 63 ½ in (100.33 x 161.29 cm) New-York Historical Society   By ann summers November 8, 2016 could signal the end of the Republic when the American … 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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Reclaiming the possibility of democracy or creating libertarianism warlordism

Sophie’s Hobson Choice on Maggies Bullet Farm: George Miller’s nearly aboriginal-free post-apocalypse vision or JJ Abrams’ non-LGBTQ utopian dystopia -— What a lovely day for Star War’s POC clone diversity already signalled   What remains certain is that Reconstruction failed, and … 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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