“What is low enough? Give me a number […] what metrics, what measures, what has to happen before Americans get their freedoms?”
"Dr. Michael Burry, famed for his role in The Big Short, reportedly received a visit from the SEC after tweeting warnings about recent market trends – and decided to stop publicly speaking truth to power."
In fact, thanks to their low living standards, high rates of unemployment, and stagnant incomes, extreme illiberal, ultranationalist right-wing movements have thrived in every single one of these countries...
Too damn complex. Needs to be simplified.
...the most recent set of guidelines, published in 2019, were deemed too strict by some member states and industry lobbyists.
For the first time in seven years, New York City has lost its title as the world's billionaire capital...
...no enforcement power, but will call the cops...
"Police initially received a report of a person with a "machine gun" firing into parked cars..."
When a record, 18.3% GDP print is not enough.
"...fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force..."
Afghanistan is the longest war in American history by far, running for nearly twice as long as the previous longest conflict, Vietnam...
Prosecutors called it “the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.” Twenty tons of cocaine worth $1 billion was found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane at the Philadelphia port on June 17, 2019.
"It's an engineering masterpiece..."
Biden administration still cited the Russian bounty story to justify new Russia sanctions on the same day...
The combined city and state rate for the three highest end tiers easily surpasses California's 13.3% top tax rate.
Huarong is not an ordinary company. Rather it is a central government-administrated state-owned financial enterprise
It's going to get bigger.
"China increasingly is a near-peer competitor, challenging the United States in multiple arenas - especially economically, militarily, and technologically - and is pushing to change global norms..."
If there has been one surefire beneficiary of the Fed printing trillions of new dollars... at the cost of what will likely be a hyperinflationary disaster in the future, it has been the housing market.
“Why do people who have been previously infected and show high levels of antibodies have to live under the restrictions that the vaccines were supposed to eliminate?”