Obamacare

Frontrunning: September 19

  • Markets Brace for Fed’s Big Move: The End of Easy Money (WSJ)
  • Senate GOP Has 12 Days to Repeal Obamacare and No Room for Error (BBG)
  • Senate GOP Considers a Trillion-Dollar-Plus Tax Cut for Budget (WSJ)
  • In first speech at U.N., Trump to single out North Korea, Iran (Reuters)
  • Trump to Push Nationalist Policy in First U.N. Address (WSJ)

"Lies, Lies, & OMFG More Lies!"

"The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane and intolerable..."

Stockman Exposes America's Fiscal Doomsday Machine

"Maybe the Democrats did win the 2016 election. Or at least the the Deep State and its accomplices among the beltway political class, K-Street lobbies and the media did... Without a fiscal braking mechanism that is external to voluntary legislative action, the day of reckoning will be catastrophic."

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Is Trump Irrelevant?

 Unless the press or Robert Mueller come up with a smoking gun, a dead body, and a cache of rubles, we can assume Donald Trump will be our president for a full four-year term. But Trump as President continues to sabotage himself. He risks becoming irrelevant because no one will take him seriously. Which might be a good thing.

The Era Of Complacency Is Ending

"The strategy of selling volatility has been so profitable that promoters tout it to investors as a source of 'steady, low-risk income'... Nothing could be further from the truth..."

Buchanan: "Why Trump Dumped The Do-Nothing Congress"

"If democracy, as Freedom House contends, is in global retreat, one reason may be that, in our new age, legislatures, split into hostile blocs checkmating one another, cannot act with the dispatch impatient peoples now demand of their rulers."