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Blaming Russia For The Internet 'Sewer'

"As the Russia-gate hysteria spirals down from the implausible to the absurd, almost every bad thing is blamed on the Russians, even how they turned the previously pristine Internet into a 'sewer'..."

All Hail Chinese Emperor Xi Jinping: Will He 'Make China Great Again'?

"Chinese history speaks for itself. Absolute power in the hands of a man whose actions are rubber-stamped by a mock-up Congress will not make China great...Wake me up when China has a Bill of Rights granting freedom of speech and protection from unwarranted searches."

The Other Alternative Currency

With the nearly daily moves to record highs among the hundreds of cryptocurrencies that currently exist, talking about ‘regular’ currencies seems about as out-of-fashion as that hideous shoulder pad trend from the 1980s...

Is Bitcoin A Tower Of Monetary Babel?

"Despite their meteoric rise as speculative 'assets', there are fundamental economic reasons why they will never act as a general medium of exchange despite the wild enthusiasm for them by the crypto-currency cultists."

Bubble-nomics

Since 1970, every time asset values have risen above 520% of households disposable income (the dashed line in the chart) then the US has been in a bubble and a subsequent crash has followed.