04/09/2020 archive

Pussy Galore

It’s a sad fact that Honor Blackman, known by me mostly for her work in The Avengers has passed away at the age of 94 due to causes they say are ‘unrelated to Coronavirus’. Well, truth is NYC and I suspect a bunch of other places have told their EMTs to pronounce on scene if …

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About That Reserve Currency Thing

A few days ago I mentioned that the $US as World Reserve Currency had no rivals. I’m not quite sure why anyone ever thought the Euro could challenge but over a decade of unnecessary austerity and now the Coronavirus crash should disabuse any rational person of that notion. Last Chance to Save the Euro? By …

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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 media 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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And Counting

I guess Wall Street is happy Liz and Bernie are out but that doesn’t change the fundamentals a bit. 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing the pandemic total to over 17 million By Heather Long and Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post April 9, 2020 The surge of job losses continued last week …

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Well, this was unexpected. Citizen Kane, if you haven’t seen it you should. Can’t imagine it will be up for long. Alright, now that you’ve done the reading, here’s everything that’s wrong with it.

The Breakfast Club (Toilet Paper)

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 10:00am (ET) (or …

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