I unfairly trashed Margaret Sanger last week . . . see below and please accept my apology . . . but first . . .
A money guy I know: “I can’t stop looking at Bloomberg’s 1963-2019 chart that shows the 8 times that the yield-curve has inverted. EACH time has seen a recession […]
Are you an Elton John fan? If so: Rocket Man opens today. I met him just once — the briefest of handshakes (disappointing, because there was so much I would have wanted to tell him) — but boy, is the movie ever unmissable for someone like me. Almost as gripping and thrilling […]
But first, don’t miss:
> Michael Lewis’s Against The Rules podcast.
> Designated Survivor, spectacularly revamped by Netflix after two disappointing seasons on ABC. You can binge on all 10 episodes when it drops June 7.
> The Lavender Scare, premiering 9pm Eastern, June 18 on PBS.
Heath O’Neill: “You […]
“You think it’s bad now?” asks Michael Tomasky in the Daily Beast. “Wait for next year’s show trials.”
Koestler and Orwell and Kundera described the hall-of-mirrors horror of totalitarian states. Trump’s gang is getting away with it in a democracy.
Really? What would you call the letter Trump personally dictated describing his son’s meeting with the Russians (“if it’s what you say I love it especially later in the summer”) as being “primarily about the adoption of Russian children.”
What would you call his paying hush-money to a porn star?
And so much else […]
. . . I’m simply a mom who saw a child in need and pulled over to try to help,” she said. “The whole time I was by the side of the road, I […]
In case you haven’t yet enjoyed these three minutes with Jimmy Kimmel and George Clooney, you’re welcome.
Heading for vacation this summer?
George Mokray: “Have a great time; and if you need a carbon offset, I have used the Heifer International’s bundle of trees ($60 for region appropriate seedlings and saplings that are […]
Start with the 7-minute intro to the series, but under no circumstances miss episode #2, “The Seven Minute Rule,” about his identity theft and your student […]
But first a soybean rant . . .
In addition to wrecking our relations with our allies . . . walking out of the Paris Climate Accords we had led the world in adopting, walking out on the nuclear deal with Iran that, had we been able to get the same thing with North Korea […]
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The people who sustain the worst losses are usually the ones who overreach. And it's not necessary: steady, moderate gains will get you where you want to go.~John Train
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