Happy Bastille Day!
MarketWatch. Says hedgie Douglas Kass.
Bank Undergound (UserFriendly). Though from 2016, UserFriendly: “Excellent stock flow model from BOE in super easy to read blog with working paper linked.”
Moon of Alabama
Martin Wolf, FT
The Express Tribune. Shades of !
South China Morning Post
NYT. On emoluments.
New Cold War
() National Journal. Page 18: “By March 2016, the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate (“GRU”) gained unauthorized access to DNC networks, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (“DCCC”) networks, and the personal email accounts of Democratic party officials and political figures. By May 2016, the GRU had extracted large volumes of data from DNC networks, including email accounts of DNC staffers.”
The New Republic. If this pans out, it looks like David Warsh got it right; Water Cooler, March 29: “Summarizing Warsh’s informed speculation, the Trump+Russia story is more likely to be a New York real estate story starting back in the 90s.”
The Onion. That’s the third Crimean story that’s floated through the zeitgeist to land on my desk in the last three days, after many months of nothing.
WaPo. CBO report on Trump budget.
Who wants to be #3?
Status of Motion to Proceed vote
Three GOPers saying ❌ stops health bill
— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond)
Bangor Daily News
Washington Examiner. I’ll take that as a No.
US News. “Concerns” (unlike “issues”) isn’t exactly “Hell, no” but it’s nowhere near “Yes,” either.
Nevada Independent. Hence, I assume, Dean Heller.
FT. With the real tax bill yet to be written? Pull the other one. It’s got bells on!
Democrats in Disarray
Star-Tribune (Huey). Huey: “The video footage of this incident is unreal, and the police testilying is deplorable. Were police always this cowardly or is this a new trend we’re seeing?”
Imperial Collapse Watch
The American Conservative
McClatchy. Film at 11.
Only in America
Bangor Daily News. And another neoliberal infestation, this time in Medicaid.
WaPo. “The investigation particularly focused on medical professionals who were involved in the unlawful distribution of opioids and other prescription narcotics, officials said.”
American Press Institute
CBC (Re Silc).
Antidote du jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.