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Category Archives: Silvio Berlusconi

Uh-Oh…Draghi’s Ammunition To Buy Italian Bonds Before The Election Is Less Than We Thought

Having successfully pulled off the announcement of the ECB’s “dovish taper” – where monthly bond purchases will be halved to Euro 30 billion from January 2018 – last month, a challenge for Mario Draghi in Q1 2018 has appeared on his radar. The ECB’s bond buying ammunition is slightly less than analysts thought and there […]

Rome’s Transport System Faces “Meltdown,” On Brink Of Collapse

New York City’s deteriorating subway has a rival for world’s most dysfunctional public transportation system. After only three months on the job, Bruno Rota, the head of Rome’s public-transit company has announced that he's leaving his post, saying that the Italian capital city’s decaying transportation system should declare bankruptcy, according to Reuters. Rota’s departure is […]

Italy Falls Out Of Love With The Euro: Beppe Grillo Resurgent In The Polls

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Recent polls for Italian politicians supporting the eurozone and EU have collapsed. Pro-Europe polls are highly likely to get worse as a  further splintering of Matteo Renzi’s PD party takes place. It is not out of question for Beppe Grillo’s eurosceptic Five Star Movement (M5S) party to achieve an […]

Here Are The Top 15 ‘Obamagate’ Wiretap Victims

Via Jim Hoft of The Gateway Pundit blog, The Main Stream Media and other enemies of the current President are challenging the proposition that President Obama wire tapped President Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential race. President Trump started this discussion with his tweets over the weekend, but it should be clear that it is […]

New Political Turmoil In Italy After Renzi Quits As Ruling Party Leader, Triggering Re-election Battle

Two months after an unexpected, landslide loss in the December 4 constitutional referendum which cost him his job as Italy’s prime minister, on Sunday Matteo Renzi quit as leader of Italy’s ruling party, in the process triggering a re-election fight against minority dissidents that threatens the stability of the center-left government, Bloomberg reports. Renzi told […]

Italy’s Renzi Promotes Renzi-ism As Alternative To Trump-ism, Le Pen-ism, Grillo-ism

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi announced today that he would call a PD party congress, effectively putting his role as party leader into question. In his speech, Renzi stated “Some people wanted a party congress to find an alternative to Renzi-ism. It needs to be done as an alternative to Trump-ism, […]

Italy Increasingly Likely To Abandon The Euro

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, An analysis of the political setup in Italy shows eurosceptics are on the verge of taking control of the country. The only missing ingredient is an early election. And early elections are now the odds-on favorite. Let’s back up a bit to fill in the pieces as to how […]

The Only Man In Europe Who Makes Any Sense

Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Since the new year will bring yuuge and bigly changes to us all (I truly hope both the year and the changes will leave you happy), I thought I’d start off by ‘reduxing’ two articles that contain further ‘reduxes’, Russian doll style. I do this […]

Paolo Gentiloni Picked As Italy’s New Prime Minister

With the ECB snubbing Italy on Friday, and refusing to grant insolvent bank Monte Paschi more time to find a financial rescue, it was of paramount urgency for Italy to announce a replacement government that of outgoing prime minister Matteo Renzi, in order to mitigate concerns about the ongoing political chaos.  As a result, on […]

Populist-Nationalist Tide Rolls On: “America Is At A Plastic Time In History”

Submitted by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Now that the British have voted to secede from the European Union and America has chosen a president who has never before held public office, the French appear to be following suit. In Sunday’s runoff to choose a candidate to face Marine Le Pen of the National Front in […]