Here’s today’s ray of sunshine from the Modern War Institute .
“Cohen said that while the election was surprising, there is ‘deeper stuff going on,’ a ‘deeper political disruption’ that is ‘breaking down’ domestic political traditions as well as strategic stability around the world. This falling apart is a ‘crisis of the liberal democratic order’ that emerged […]
This is a very good post on how Apple (and many other corporations) shields its earnings from the IRS: http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2016/08/stiglitzapples-tax-strategy-is-a-fraud.html
A few years ago I spent a summer working in the Swiss Canton of Zug. I’ve worked in almost 20 foreign countries, but my experience in Zug is one of the most surreal.
The view from Floyd’s office.
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Floyd Turbo gets on his high horse and tells unemployed blue collar folks they need to suck it up. Our Wal-Marts are full of cheap goods from China that make life for the Turbos peachy-keen, so the Trump’kins can take their protectionism and stuff it.
I am surprised, and pleased, by the results of the British referendum to leave the EU. I think it’s the right decision, and can’t state my reasons any better than Daniel Hammond did in his recent speech, so I won’t try.
This is significant, very, very significant for a lot of reasons. I’ll make […]
Some of you may remember that a couple years ago I posted a list of conservative foreign movies, which was later consumed in the Great Threedonian Apocalypse. In the meantime, I’ve added some more entries and decided to repost this as an expanded list of 22. The first half of which is as follows, and […]
Marriage of King John I of Portugal (House of Aviz) to Philippa of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt to seal the Treaty of Windsor
On this date in 1386 England and Portugal sealed the longest-lasting diplomatic alliance in the Treaty of Windsor — still in force to this day.
Many of us knew this Administration is not only led by, but populated with empty suits. Still, it’s bracing (read terrifying) to be confronted with proof of it. From The New York Times “The Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign Policy Guru”:
Like Obama, Rhodes is a storyteller who uses a writer’s tools […]
Members of ISIS continue to share their beautiful and vibrant culture with the world…
ISIS has executed 250 women in Mosul for refusing to become sex slaves under the group’s ‘sexual jihad’.
The victims had all been ordered to accept ‘temporary marriages’ to fighters in the terror group’s northern Iraq stronghold.
But when they […]