In a somewhat surprising announcement, the WSJ reports that President Xi Jinping has picked PBOC deputy governor Yi Gang to run the country's central bank, a reversal from recent rumors that put Liu He as the frontrunner to replace outgoing PBOC governor Zhou Xiachuan.
“We’re registering the signs of the preparations for the possible strikes. Strike groups of the cruise missile carriers have been formed in the east of the Mediterranean Sea, Persian Gulf and Red Sea.”
"The major difference between the two countries’ nuclear doctrines is that while India has renounced first use of nuclear weapons, Pakistan has refused to do so by reserving its right to use nuclear weapons in the face of India’s conventional superiority..."
"...the two main problems facing Venezuelans: insecurity and economic deterioration; are fueled by the great problem that is the socialist model that was installed in Venezuela and that has destroyed the country..."
Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe is refusing to go down quietly, and on Saturday he hired lawyer Michael Bromwich to represent him in the FBI's "war" against Trump; meanwhile the AP reported that just like Comey, McCabe also kept personal memos regarding Trump detailing interactions with the president...
Last week we reported that residents of New Jersey were about to enter the 9th circle of financial hell as the state was preparing to raise taxes on "almost everything." But if New Jerseyans are approaching a tax inferno, residents of Illinois are already there.
"We are not 'on the cusp of a new and scary age', we are smack in the middle of it. We haven’t been able to separate rhetoric and reality, the plausible and the possible, for ages...'ordinary people' betrayed by an overload of bullshit and propaganda forced upon them by people and institutions they grew up to trust."