07/27/2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Philadelphia Day 3)

So, Hump Day. Best moments- The New Guy John Podesta Exclusive Extended Clint… Eastwood Mr Continuity Caribou Barbie Mr. Mainstream Back to the Future Pumped Cartoon Hillary Bassem Youssef Alas, no Wednesday Sam Bee.

2016 Democratic National Convention Day 3

Last night the Democrats made history nominating former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to be their candidate for President of the United States Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the general election. Delegates …

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What’s the matter with Deutsche Bank?

The problems at Deutsche Bank by John Kay July 22, 2016 In the years before the global financial crisis, bank CEOs competed like schoolboys to demonstrate that ‘my return on equity is larger than yours’. The display was led by Josef Ackermann, chief executive of Deutsche Bank from 2002 and chairman from 2006 to 2012, …

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The First Domino

It has been clear since the Euro Crisis began that unless the European Union adopted more Keynesian pro-Growth fiscal policies and more democratic institutions it would ultimately fail, as the economic suffering inflicted on the populace would become unsustainable in any democratic society. Instead what we have seen is an increase in Neoliberal control (the …

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Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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The Breakfast Club (Winners And Losers)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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