"In my long experience in Washington, vice presidents did not make major foreign policy announcements or threaten other countries with war. Not even Dick Cheney stole this role from the weak president George W. Bush. But this week the world witnessed VP Pence threaten North Korea with war. "The sword stands ready," said Pence as if he is the commander in chief. Perhaps he is."
After 70 years of so-called independence, one has to be a professional victim not to look within oneself for the reasons for starvation, unnatural deaths, utter backwardness, drudgery, disease, and misery in India.
While most mall owners have been worrying about how to fill up the inside of their stores after a litany of retail bankruptcies, they apparently overlooked another very 'valuable' asset: their empty parking lots.
"America has always had its divisions, and Americans have never really been a monolith. We’ve always been a nation of many nations... However, something has changed. You can feel it in the air... the truth is that these divisions have been deepening for decades, and they’re just now reaching a very noticeable breaking point... It used to be a war of words, but it’s turning into something very dark."
Summarizing the day's volatile events: no Obamacare repeal still, but vocal promises of "massive" tax cuts contained in a plan that nobody has seen? Our forecast of the most likely outcome: a government shutdown.
"Italy's persistent track record of fiscal slippage, back-loading of consolidation, weak economic growth, and resulting failure to bring down the very high level of general government debt has left it more exposed to potential adverse shocks. This is compounded by an increase in political risk, and ongoing weakness in the banking sector which has required planned public intervention in three banks since December."
A massive power outage in San Francisco on Friday morning caused a blackout in neighborhoods across the city, from the Financial District to the Presidio, forcing the closure of businesses, a federal courthouse and a BART station, officials said. As SFGates reports, a spokesman for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said at least 90,000 customers lost power.
"It just allows states to opt out of some of the [regulations] to bring down price. And so those are two of the big pieces. A couple little pieces on the regulatory framework, and then I think we can all get to yes."
Automation is not always the best course of action and, as cost effective as automation has proved in many areas of our life, we are finding a rise of businesses beginning to automate for reasons other than improved productivity or cost effectiveness.
As pressure mounts on Trump to post some victories within the totally arbitrary window of the "First 100 Days" of his administration, the President is expected to join Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the Treasury to sign a combination of executive orders and memos targeting the reduction of tax regulations and certain components of Dodd-Frank.