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One of the few silver linings of this deadly pandemic will hopefully be the final death of the myth that the stock market is, in any way, a barometer of national prosperity. The S&P 500 has been booming, even with over half a million COVID-19 deaths, alongside record unemployment and...

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  • March 6, 2021

Texas electrical winter storm fiasco proves that the private sector for utilities is a failure. Trump’s acquittal proves a failed GOP. Texas Electrical Failure Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The impeachment manager says he has no...

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  • February 15, 2021

The best explanation of short selling (as it applies to GameStop) that I've read pic.twitter.com/o9ZL5HqsKf — John M. Cunningham (@jmcunning) January 28, 2021 1/2Short selling means borrowing shares and immediately selling them. When the price goes down, they buy them back for cents and return them to the lender. This...

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  • January 31, 2021

Democratization via the Wall Street Bets subreddit GameStop stock short squeeze points out the stock market is a fraudulent casino. GameStop shorting & Wall Street populism See full episodes here. A market financial analyst according to this reporter are watching the GameStop short squeeze with fascination and familiarity. And what...

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  • January 29, 2021

Lots of manipulation today, but the House always wins even in the case of GameStop.  Elizabeth Warren on the GameStop surge on @CNBC:”The billionaires and some hedge funds are yelling because they're not the ones, the only ones, who make money when the manipulation works.” x This is the same...

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  • January 28, 2021

This really is not taking a position, but just recognition of what is going to happen tomorrow (maybe) and how this is going to impact market investments going forward. I am sure many of you have heard about the GameStop phenomenon, but it is not being that well explained in...

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  • January 28, 2021

Crimes against humanity by needless deaths, because sending Americans a check with his name on it obligated a vote. Trump needed anti-masking reactionaries and antivaxxers to merge in order to foment some naïve idea of herd immunity such that wanting to get more people infected was more important to the...

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  • December 19, 2020

So today, Donald Trump called an impromptu press conference in order to swiftly take credit for the rising stock market. After the Dow cleared 30,000 for the first time ever, Trump rushed to gild his own lily-white ass. (I assume he doesn’t spray-tan there, but who knows? I also assumed 70...

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  • November 24, 2020

Maybe we can now just wait for every vote to be counted. Fortunately we’re past the fail-safe point of the Comey email fiasco of 2016 and its associated manipulation by the NY Times. We may be out of October Surprises. Even Putin seems to have officially cut Trump loose. Then...

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  • October 29, 2020

Fox News had an interesting graph along with a report on stock market moves in regards to when certain things happen to black men, police violence & deaths. The matter-of-fact format of the report was astounding. Is Fox News normalizing the deaths of black men by cop/violence? x x YouTube...

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  • June 8, 2020

A leaked CDC/FEMA draft plan tries to triage mitigation efforts, commodifies immunity without testing, and attempts to divert attention from Trump’s missteps. In the interim, swab and PPE shortages may be contributing to a decline in testing by commercial labs, which (of course) has nothing to do with keeping the case numbers...

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  • April 15, 2020

Remember that it’s a feature of the Trump regime that other opportunism will operate in the background such as his attempts to personally profit from vaccine production. Remember lower Fed rates (now at 0%) also help his personal debt load. He now is defaulting to nativism and xenophobia.  As we begin...

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  • March 16, 2020

First of all, you’d have to have a head full of sawdust to buy into this market right now.  Secondly, the only reason the stock market rose by nearly 2,000 points yesterday is that it fell by more the previous day after getting pummeled half to death all week. In...

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  • March 14, 2020

Former Obama adviser Jason Furman, former chairman of the council of economic advisers, says the current stock market crash is more like 1929 than 2008. He lays the procedures that given the political will, will mitigate the damage. The current Stock Market crash like 1929, not 2008 x x YouTube...

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  • March 13, 2020

The Obama Bull Market seems now ready to end because of the Trump regime’s incompetence. x One cited reason- @realDonaldTrump's decision to classify #COVID19 meetings which keeps critical experts out….. Wall Street tumbles, Dow confirms bear market https://t.co/VgMjRTs6Ip — Geo Steve (@StephenGlahn) March 11, 2020 The Dow Jones Index enters...

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  • March 11, 2020

Furious over the Dow’s 1,900 point plunge over the past three days, President Trump held a press conference Wednesday to try to calm markets. Echoing the comments of his National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow that “we have contained” Coronavirus and the American economy is “holding up nicely,” Trump declared...

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  • February 27, 2020

Donny Trump has come unstuck in time … (Second tweet): x Trump again absurdly blames a stock market slide that mostly happened Monday on a Democratic debate that took place Tuesday night pic.twitter.com/TtRcU9moLZ— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) February 27, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> REPORTER: You mentioned the stock market earlier, to...

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  • February 27, 2020

Cooties! Sinophobia! Trump White House Resists Calls To Appoint A Coronavirus Czar (Jared Kushner?) (and he tries to blame the Democrats for the stock market drop) x After HHS Sec. Alex Azar says he doesn't currently anticipate a czar to be appointed to coordinate the government's coronavirus response, Rep. Mark Pocan...

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  • February 26, 2020

How so tried are we of the crap coming from the Orange Emperor IMPOTUS. As the House voted on articles of impeachment against President Trump this week, US stocks climbed despite the President’s warning that “they would crash.” x If they actually did this the markets would crash. Do you think it...

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  • December 22, 2019

A meme about the stock market recently got my attention. It brought not only rage and tears, but also confirmation about what we must be fighting for now. The meme was simple enough, but poignant. The next time you feel poor, and can’t fill your gas tank, and you hold back tears...

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  • December 15, 2019

I received a meme in my Facebook feed recently about the record high stock market as it relates to what real people are going through. I addressed it on my Politics Done Right on KPFT 90.1 FM Houston show with input from our millennial engineer Lupita. Watch this snippet with her input which gives...

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  • December 11, 2019

Drug dealers do the kind of architecting that Ivanka Trump is so fond of quoting. The same style of drug smuggling boat appears in more than one ocean. Forbes magazine wonders why. This operational question is much like the rules governing US sales of Javelin missiles specify that they can only...

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  • November 28, 2019

If you believe that Individual-1 has altruistically helped the US stock market since inauguration, you might believe we Democrats worship Moloch, just like we treat the free market like Baal or so many pagan idols. Fox News should be ashamed of itself for firing Todd Starnes, since he only has borne false witness...

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  • October 2, 2019
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