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Panama City News-Herald. Getting the paper out!
NYT. Couldn’t they fly those F-22’s outta there? Heh heh heh….
umair haque, Eudaimonia and Co. (GF) Well worth a read.
In These Times
New York Post (J-LS).
Yale Global (J-LS).
Express (, with ). “A memo has shown that senior EU negotiators requested to agree terms of the deal today, before Theresa May’s Cabinet have even seen them.” Yves writes:
At the risk of seeming wedded to my priors, the UK press seems to be reading far more into the Sueddeutsche Zeitung story than is there.
The EU created a schedule the UK had to meet for a deal to be presented to the EU27 for consideration. Recall that when May was slapped down in Salzburg, she was told if she didn’t present something that was close enough to a deal by the October EU meeting, it would not be scheduled for discussion in November.
The Sueddeutsche Zeitung story has the EU presenting the timetable to EU ambassadors last Friday. It has negotiations Saturday (and presumably Sunday) with a deal to be agreed Sunday and approved by the Cabinet Monday. That basically means the EU was making clear that May had to get her new scheme through the Cabinet for it to be considered at the summit, and as of Friday, the EU was going to meet on Saturday to (try to) achieve that.
The SZ article also clearly says the Irish backstop was still in play. That’s an obstacle that has been looming since December 2017. Maybe there has been a miraculous breakthrough, but this story has nothing in it to indicate that. It would have to come over this weekend.
FT. Olly Robbins.
Business Insider. The original story read “up to 30.” So zero is, technically, accurate.
The Journal (PD).
BBC. And that’s not all!
href=”https://thehill.com/policy/international/411235-five-things-to-watch-for-in-deteriorating-us-saudi-relations”>Five things to watch for in deteriorating US-Saudi relations The Hill. I’ve gotta say, I don’t understand what’s driving the Kashoggi story (I mean, besides anonymous sources in the intelligence community). Kashoggi was rendered? We do that. Saudis whack their own citizens? We do that, too. I can’t game out the realpolitik, unless it’s Turkey vs. the Saudis, and Turkey has no oil. I don’t see an Israeli angle, either. Perhaps it’s as simple and stupid as Kashoggi being known, personally, to our political class, so they’re actually horrified and repelled at his (presumptive) fate. Then again, there’s always money–
Moon of Alabama
Times of India
Telegraph [clears throat, dons pith helmet].
Democrats in Disarray
Newsweek. The next Kavanaugh among them, no doubt.
NY Daily News
Daily Mail. Oh.
FT. Out of Yale, via Brooklin, Maine.
Three Wise Women (WW). .
NYT. (N = 647) and their long-stay decedent residents (N = 55,691). Anything for a buck.
CNBC. Medicare should be free at point of delivery. “Medicare for all,” not ‘Medicare for the health insurance companies and Big Pharma.”
Economist. No, it’s not; that’s why describes HR676 and S1804 in some detail. To the extent there’s mystication, it’s due to liberal Democrat bait-and-switch operations and brand confusion, .
Carter Eskew, WaPo. Liberal deficit hysteria reinforcing “austerity for thee, but not for me.” I’m shocked.
NYT. Believe women!
WaPo. , median household income: $90,358 (U.S.: ).
The Economist and AgPro
Antidote du jour ():
This is a spiritual hawk, not a fiscal hawk.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.