Note the source is pretty conservative and in this case, refreshingly neutral.
I don’t necessarily endorse the writer’s theory, but the piece provides some background that may help those who are unfamiliar with security clearance policies and procedures, especially the applicable Executive Order.Continue reading “Clarifying the System and Authorities to Classify Information–Trump Followed the Law”
Funny. It is 4 PM and this is the first post HERE on this reporting. Have we all decided to play wait and see all of a sudden?
Don’t believe the headline. This is one of those articles that begs for skepticism.Continue reading “Actually, the Russian Economy Is Imploding”
Russia continues to expand its footprint in Ukraine, relentlessly accomplishing its goal of “demilitarizing” the country. Two items of particular note in the current SITREP are:
- Ukrainian propaganda boasting of a major counteroffensive is debunked.
- Amnesty International accused the Ukrainian military of war crimes.
Several SITREP analysts I’ve been following have stopped publishing their reports because, in their view, Ukraine has already lost the war. My own view is that the final outcome of military engagements is always in doubt until it isn’t.
I believe Ukraine should stop fighting and concede to any territorial demands Russia might make. The reason is simple: Ukraine can lose territory at the expense of many lives, or it can lose territory without incurring the death of Ukrainian men, women and children.
There was a time when we would presume the FBI to be politically neutral, and that when private communications were examined, anything not relevant to criminal prosecution would remain private and not be stored. But the current FBI has proven a leak factory and a political spying operation. Continue reading “What is really going on?”
Turley makes an important observation: The Constitutional requirements for being elected President are such that even a convicted criminal may be legally elected to the office. Counterintuitive as the observation may be, I think it is both profound and essential to our concept of liberty.
The writers lament that stock buybacks are misunderstood and unfairly criticized. Also, the new tax on stock repurchasing will harm shareholders and the economy.
Stock buybacks are a topic I have never learned anything about. As an investor who has sold parts of my portfolio from time to time, I just assumed that companies repurchasing their own shares merely added to the number of buyers that made it easier for me to sell what I wanted to sell. I found a helpful explainer in Forbes that presents a more sophisticated view of the topic.Continue reading “The Virtues of Stock Buybacks”
This gives me some hope that things will be fine if we stay out of the way and let the kids do the right thing.
For those of you who believe in the axiom “Children should be seen and not heard”, should REALLY pay attention to seeing this moment and what was said.