The big news organizations say Joe Biden’s the next president of the USA. That claims of election fraud and fixing are baseless. Do you believe them? Do you trust them?
Regardless, Biden’s acting as if. He’s talking to foreign leaders. He’s meeting with vaccine makers. He’s making big plans. He’s planning big things. But, apparently, he’s not progressive enough.
This week, for example, an organization called Justice Democrats accused Biden of appointing corporate-friendly insiders. They say these “corporate-friendly insiders […] will not help usher in the most progressive Democratic administration in generations.”
Certainly, Biden’s getting plenty of advice. The political puppet has left many strings to be pulled. Elizabeth Warren and Chuck Schumer want Biden to erase the first $50,000 of a person’s student loan debt. According to Schumer, “Joe Biden can do that with the pen as opposed to legislation.”
Will Biden listen to them? Will he listen to progressive superstar Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Continue reading
The days in the northern hemisphere inch shorter. The predawn darkness greets us as we step down our front stoop in the morning. Nightfall welcomes us when we return in the evening.
Yet while the days inch shorter. The stock market zigs and zags. One day it’s fear. The next day it’s greed.
When the week began, greed was the dominant emotion. With President-elect Kamala Harris – by way of Uncle Joe and fake votes – poised to take Washington, anything and everything was possible. Superimpose promises of a new coronavirus vaccine onto the outlook and the future had never been brighter.
On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), once again, came within a scratch of 30,000. On Wednesday, a barrel of WTI Crude Oil briefly topped $42. Shares of Chevron were even in the green for two days in a row. But that was all before fear took over.
People stuck their heads out of their bunkers. They took a look around. And what did they see? Continue reading