It’s been about three days after learning that Prince became an ancestor, and the sadness I continue to feel is strange — as if a part of my innards was forcibly extracted, a clearly unhappy event, but my brain refuses to fully compute what just happened. I’m not the only person with out-of-sorts emotions. Prince […]Read More PRINCE’S MUSIC WAS REPPING THE BLACK EXPERIENCE FOR 40 YEARS (AND MANY OF YOU DIDN’T KNOW IT)
Exploring this week’s Sunday Smack about Saudi Arabia’s blockbuster threat to sell approximately three-quarters of a trillion dollars worth of treasury holdings and other US assets should Congress pass a bill that would make the The Saudis responsible for the September 11th attacks requires a background understanding of at least four areas: How the petrodollar […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: DID THE SAUDIS LET SLIP THEIR ROLE IN 9/11?
With this puzzling statement, President Obama provided a strong clue — despite evidence that Hillary Clinton could exchange her presidential campaign aspirations for an orange jumpsuit, and in the face of an ongoing FBI investigation of whether or not Deep State’s most favored candidate conducted classified State Department business on her private email apparatus — […]Read More TEE-BALL, AND NO JAIL FOR HILLARY IN 2016
By now, you’ve seen the Boston Globe’s (satire?) front page that’s supposed to predict what a Donald Trump presidency would look like in a year. [PDF.] The newpaper, which published an accompanying editorial to explain why Trump must be stopped compared the GOP front runner to a dictator: If Trump were a politician running such […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: LIFE UNDER TRUMP?
A torn backside for the rest of America to see is the risk Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes when she constantly fence-hops to give the appearance of being a populist to primary voters while also acting as a member of the Oligarchs Booster Club. She also makes her opponent Bernie Sanders look like a […]Read More PANAMA PAPERS AND HILLARY CLINTON’S SLOW BURN
I’ll get around to posting more detailed thoughts about the economy by next week at latest, but those of you who’ve read my posts like this or this already know that I think the global economic recovery of 2009 is a joke. Yes, “global” includes the United States. In “The Coming Default Wave Is […]Read More BIG WAVE OF BOND DEFAULTS COMING
None of my initial thoughts about the Panama Papers will involve me covering my mouth in shock. Don”t we know by now that ultra-rich folks, both of the legal and illegal varieties, stash loot overseas? Shoot, the rich admitted about a year ago to owning private airstrips and remote hideouts — in case the global […]Read More PANAMA PAPERS — A FAMILIAR SONG AT THE MOMENT
MAXWELL MAXWELL’S URBAN HANG SUITE 1996 20 years ago yesterday, after a bout of hesitation by Columbia Records and Modern Soul recording artist Maxwell, Urban Hang Suite was released to a consumer market where — for right or wrong reasons — American music executives and many performing artists cowered into creative capitulation by the powerful […]Read More AN ALBUM (OR TWO) IN MY HEAD 0065
There’s been play talk about a grand compromise which could save the Republican Party from civil war or even implosion this summer, and I want your thoughts about it. The hypothetical deal is that the GOP allows Trump to become the Presidential nominee without any resistance from party bigwigs. In return, Trump chooses John Kasich […]Read More SUNDAY SMACK: TRUMP, CRUZ & KASICH DEAL?
What does a Romanian hacker, whose crimes recently earned him extradition to the United States, have to do with the Hillary Clinton jail post I promised? Perhaps nothing — or plenty. The hacker in question is Marcel Lehel Lazăr, better known as Guccifer, and he’s responsible for the original leak of Clinton emails that started […]Read More WHO THE HELL IS ‘GUCCIFER,’ AND HOW CAN HE PUT HILLARY CLINTON IN JAIL?