Monthly Archives: December 2018

@tylercowen: Macron is ‘The Wrong Man’!Old Socialist comments on this map of misreadings

When you think that America’s ‘Academic Intellectual Class’, has hit rock- bottom- think of ‘The Coddling of the American Mind’ , a more sophisticated version of what that officious Neo-Con, not to speak of self-appointed wise Platonic Guardian,  Alan Bloom … Continue reading

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At The Financial Time: On Draghi & Quantitative Easing. Old Socialist comments

Here is a helpful link to a Financial Times Lexicon  on Quantitative Easing and a portion of that entry: Central banks normally set the price of money using official interest rates to regulate the economy. These interest rates radiate out … Continue reading

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Macron: C’est une cause qui fait monter les travailleurs aux barricades? Almost Marx comments

Headline: A humbler Emmanuel Macron needs to relaunch his agenda Sub-headline: Crisis over the French president’s reforms is a concern for all of Europe Macron in neither ‘humbler’ –imagine a humble enarque? , nor  does he need to ‘relaunch his … Continue reading

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gideon.rachman@ft.com on Macron’s appeasement of The Mob. Old Socialist comments

Mr. Rachman’s little melodrama starring the ‘wounded’ Macron could not qualify for the Spelling-Goldberg treatment on American Network Television, such is its weakness in terms of dramatic kitsch. Forget the stunning fact that in the final election 36.5% of voters … Continue reading

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The Great Unwashed confront M.37%’s ‘Jupertarian Revolution’ episode IV: Almost Marx comments

Place this under the category  schadenfreude: M. 37% is not just an utterly clueless enarque, but an authoritarian under the dull-witted propaganda of ‘Jupertarian Politics’! ‘The Paris Police’ are ,in fact, under the command of M.37%, is an attempt to … Continue reading

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My reply to Pompeo

Thank you for your comment. Aside from the self-congratulation that suffuses your reply, there isn’t anything like convincing argument in the face of the inconvenient evidence: In Brazil, Major New Corruption Scandals Engulf the Faction that Impeached Dilma https://theintercept.com/2016/11/25/in-brazil-major-new-corruption-scandals-engulf-the-faction-that-impeached-dilma/ ———————————————————————————————————- … Continue reading

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American National Security State Propaganda , episode MMMCCLVII: On the death of Bush The Elder. Old Socialist comments

Mr. Ganesh is a gifted stylist, in this paragraph that seems too steeped in the present rhetorical poverty, he still manages to almost ensorcell. It is the preamble to not just  a meditation on ‘Extremism’ but a homily. Experience of … Continue reading

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