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by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: David Goldman Essays
Topic: Can Trump back away from trade war in time to avoid recession?
Replies: 19
Views: 1665

Re: Can Trump back away from trade war in time to avoid recession?

The trade war takes a Dark Turn: Did the US just concede defeat in China tech war? Washington abandons long-expected rules to tighten controls on export of components to telecom giant Huawei US technology companies, especially chip designers, sell the great majority of their products in Asia. China...
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: WHY China's Belt and Road initiative will not work.
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: WHY China's Belt and Road initiative will not work.

Regardless of the numbers this always struck me as a rebranded five year plan.
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Pundits of Interest
Topic: Belmont Club
Replies: 21
Views: 6789

Re: Belmont Club

Since coronavirus is in the news, building out on the plague (or flood ....) metaphor is relevant: The giant institution vs the virus Without much fanfare one of the most dramatic changes in modern history occurred. Britain left the European Union. Boris Johnson tweeted, "the Withdrawal Agreement h...
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

Alan Dershowitz labeled Trump 'destabilizing and unpredictable' in 2016 book WASHINGTON — As part of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, Alan Dershowitz is expected to argue on behalf of the president at the Senate trial early next week. But in a 2016 book he authored, the famed defe...
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: China's Coronavirus is Much Worse Than You Think
Replies: 23
Views: 303

Re: Weeks before lockdown, Wuhan authorities used 'refrigerating strategy’ to downplay coronavirus

And here's your cover-up... As Chinese authorities widened a massive urban lockdown and flew large numbers of medical personnel to Wuhan, the epicentre of a new SARS-like virus, medical authorities provided new indications that weeks of inaction had allowed the virus to spread widely before serious...
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: China's Coronavirus is Much Worse Than You Think
Replies: 23
Views: 303

Weeks before lockdown, Wuhan authorities used 'refrigerating strategy’ to downplay coronavirus

And here's your cover-up... As Chinese authorities widened a massive urban lockdown and flew large numbers of medical personnel to Wuhan, the epicentre of a new SARS-like virus, medical authorities provided new indications that weeks of inaction had allowed the virus to spread widely before serious ...
by Milo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

Alan Dershowitz labeled Trump 'destabilizing and unpredictable' in 2016 book WASHINGTON — As part of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team, Alan Dershowitz is expected to argue on behalf of the president at the Senate trial early next week. But in a 2016 book he authored, the famed defe...
by Milo
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: China's Coronavirus is Much Worse Than You Think
Replies: 23
Views: 303

Re: politics is a dirty, deceitful game everywhere Milo

Dictatorships are in a constant process of covering things up, that's inherent to their nature. Recalling some of the many instances that democratically elected governments in the West have attempted, not always successfully, to spare themselves political embarrassment through cover-ups, I would sa...
by Milo
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Re: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

What a lot of nonsense. Trump's policies are getting results.The economy is doing fine. Unemployment is down for everybody including minorities. Wages for the lesser skilled have risen for the first time in years. The US is a net energy exporter. They have signed a trade agreement with China that f...
by Milo
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential
Replies: 20
Views: 229

Our Nation Is Paying for Trump’s Refusal to Be Presidential

Jonah GoldbergJanuary 22, 2020 6:30 AM President Donald Trump at a rally in Toledo, Ohio, January 9, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The president’s inability to act like a president has further exacerbated our political dysfunction. I’ve long argued that Donald Trump’s presidency will end poorly be...