Haunted by Ghosts of the Old Eastern Bloc

  Ridiculous Minutia Jerome Powell, the new Chairman of the Federal Reserve, just completed his third week on the job.  He’s hardly had enough time to learn how to operate the office coffee maker, let alone the all-in-one printer.  He still doesn’t know what roach coach menu items induce a heinous gut bomb.   The […]

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What Would An “America First!” Security Policy Look Like?

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation,

Republicans love to caricature Democrats as big spenders whose only approach to any problem is to throw money at it. As with most caricatures, it is made easy by the fact that it is…

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Justin Langer set to call on WA white-ball stars

Justin Langer sees no reason the white-ball form of Western Australian pair D’Arcy Short and AJ Tye can’t translate to the Sheffield Shield, with the coach hinting both will return to play key roles for the Warriors.

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Gold prices unchanged at B19,850

The Gold Traders Association this morning announced the buying prices at 19,389.64 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,750 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.

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American Media’s ‘Big Bot’ Conspiracy Exposed

Authored by Daniel Greenfield via Sultan Knish blog,

Bots. Is there anything they can’t do?

The Internet Research Agency indictment accuses a troll bot farm of trying to influence the election in what the media claims is the worst attack on America…

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A commodity super cycle in the making?

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 24): The Edge weekly in its latest edition reported that investment guru Jim Rogers implied that commodities and equities have an inverse relationship when he said “commodities tend to zig when the equity market zags”.
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Mexican Gun Control Ensures Cartels Outgun The Good Guys

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute,

2017 may have been the worst year for homicide in Mexico since the government began keeping track in the 1990s. 

It’s a safe bet that the homicide rate isn’t coming anywhere near what it was in the ye…

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Doctor in the house of finance

Six years ago, Rathian Srimongkol made a daring promise to the selection committee during his interview for the top job at Krungthai Card Plc (KTC): to bring the flailing company to a profit of 1 billion baht. The physician-turned-financier not only su…

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How Armed Teachers At Schools Could Work

Via Valuewalk.com,

Permitting a small percentage of school teachers with concealed carry weapon [CCW] permits to continue to carry concealed handguns and/or concealed non-lethal defensive sprays such as Mace, OC, CS, etc. at school might be worth at l…

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Ultracool London

A woman backdropped by St Paul’s Cathedral, crosses Waterloo Bridge, in central London, where freezing air from Russia is to set to grip the nation.

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