Archive for February, 2017

A Note On NBC Meet The Press, The “Press” and Trumps Russia Non-Problem

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Chuck Todd continues his aggressive pursuit of the Russia Scandal which in essence is a Democratic hope that Trump worked with Russia and Putin to subvert the democratic process in the US in 2016.  But that is really just to say that he enlisted the aid of foreigners in politics.  For what is politics?  It […]

Two Complaints About the Stupid Party – Embracing Stock Highs and Obamacare

Friday, February 24th, 2017

First, yesterday the new Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, whose name looks suspiciously like munchkin, when asked by CNBCs Becky Quick whether the Trump Administration sees the stock market as a scorecard he replied “Absolutely” – “this is mark to market”.  Oops.  Now aside from the fact that he used the should-be-banned word absolutely, this was […]

What Was Once Taboo Is Now Policy De Rigueur

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

There was a time back in Donald Trumps cherished clean American past when representatives of our government would go out of their way to distance themselves from any notion that anything they do is intended to affect markets directly.  It was considered bad form to interfere with markets as we considered our nation the worlds […]