The Sucker’s Rally

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The Dow ended down 588 points on Monday. Overnight the Chinese lowered interest rates and their reserve requirement. This had the futures contract in the overnight market up over 400 points. The markets in the U.S. opened sharply higher on … Continued

Donald Trump . . . the Media Master

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The first big Republican debate is over, drawing a record cable viewing audience. And—predictably—the Donald was the star of the show, leaving the rest of the Republican clown car standing on the corner, waiting for a cab with a dime … Continued

Ronald Reagan — the Outhouse President

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“Before he died, Thomas Jefferson wrote an epitaph for himself that he insisted not a single word be changed. It read as follows: ‘Here was buried Thomas Jefferson Author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for … Continued