Posts filed under “Politics”

Europe’s Migrant Acceptance Rates


Source: The Economist

Category: Politics

Thoughts on Trump

To save myself from answering this question repeatedly, these are the thoughts I have had about Trump since he became a presidential candidate, which were partly expressed in a Politico article over a month ago. First of all, I think his support is firm and shows no sign of diminishing. He has already weathered storms…Read More

Category: Politics, Really, really bad calls

Trump Is The New Hit Single

The biggest story of the year is the failure of Re/code to go it alone. With the number one tech reporter on board, and a plethora of backup, it turned out no one cared, that the “Wall Street Journal” was the brand, and no one had the time, interest or inclination to go elsewhere. This…Read More

Category: Politics, Think Tank

Donald Trump Says “China”


Source: Huffington Post

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Category: Humor, Politics, Video

Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

FFF: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015 CENSUS, July 29, 2015 Release Number: CB15-FF.16 JULY 29, 2015 — Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S. landfall on Aug. 25, 2005, in South Florida as a Category 1, it moved into…Read More

Category: Politics, Really, really bad calls, Science

China’s Market and Policy Timeline

click for ginormous graphic Source: Bloomberg

Category: Markets, Politics

Bad Lip Reading: First Republican Debate

Hilarious:

Category: Humor, Politics, Video

How to Game Google

Since today is the 11th anniversary of first-day trading in Google shares after its initial public offering, I wanted to bring to your attention a recent bit of gamesmanship that has been taking place with its search function. Google rose to its position of authority and influence because it invented a better way to navigate…Read More

Category: Politics, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income, Web/Tech

Truth in Politics

Category: Humor, Politics

Motorists Are Shelling Out More on Vehicle Repairs

Source: WSJ

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Politics, Really, really bad calls