"... one thing which has fueled the illusion of "recovery" is the fact that much of the data coming out of Washington has been impregnated with Keynesian bias... this isn't merely a matter of intellectual sloth or even honest error. There has been nothing remotely like a true 'recovery'... "
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharply rebuked his Polish counterpart for saying that Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust, slamming the remarks by Mateusz Morawiecki at the Munich Security Conference as "outrageous."
"Whether the administrations of the Government, The Fed, and select benefactors on Wall Street (among others) are serially incompetent or (more likely) criminally culpable for abusing their positions and power to benefit a small minority at the expense of the vast majority is a question in need of asking... "
Three students who knew the Florida high school shooting suspect reported him to school administrators for threats and erratic behavior after an ex-girlfriend broke up with him and began seeing another teenager.
Latvian central bank Governor, Ilmars Rimsevics who is also a member of the European Central Bank’s governing council, was detained by Latvia's anti-graft bureau, prompting calls for him to step aside to prevent harming the country’s financial sector.
"Taken separately, none of these incidents mean very much but taken together they might be indicative of a new US strategy in Syria: to punish the Russians as much as possible short of an overt US attack on Russian forces..."
"This split of the polar vortex will shift the upper atmospheric pattern such that the coldest airmass is located in western North America as well as over parts of Europe. This will allow for a ridge of high pressure to amplify in the eastern US, bringing unseasonably warm conditions next week"
Intelligence officials can selectively release classified information to trusted journalists while withholding the same information from other citizens who request it through open records laws, CIA lawyers argued Wednesday...