08/02/2016 archive

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Post Convention Repeats)

Trevor and Larry are in repeats. Sam Bee had new last night, but I was traveling. Stephen is turning in another normal week, alas I have morning activities and can’t hang. So not much activity on this front. We’ll see what happens next week though we do have the Junkyard Cesspool Games to contend with.

Mr Market Won’t Buy

Or, as lambert frequently puts it, the dog won’t eat the dog food. European Bank Shares Fall Out of Bed as Monte dei Paschi Rescue Fails to Reassure by Yves Smith, Naked Capitalism August 2, 2016 Last Friday, after EU banking authorities revealed the expected, that Italy’s number three bank, Monte dei Paschi, needed yet …

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The New New Normal

The Real Reckoning Robert Reich Monday, August 1, 2016 Washington insiders expect a return to politics as usual. I’m already hearing Republicans dismiss Donald Trump as a weird aberration. “Ordinarily, Trump wouldn’t have stood a chance,” a Republican operative told me. “He won because he didn’t have a clear opponent until the very end. And …

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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 (Sweet Freedom)

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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