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In Shocking Decision, Military Judge Spares Bergdahl From Prison

In a shocking decision that will likely render veterans and active servicemembers apoplectic with rage – to use the Trumpian parlance of our times – a military judge spared deserter Bowe Bergdahl what many speculated could be a lengthy prison sentence after the disgraced Army Sergeant – who walked off his base in Afghanistan in […]

Yale Students Love The Idea Of Outlawing Halloween

Authored by Cabot Philips via CampusReform.org, This year at Campus Reform, we’ve reported extensively how college students around the country have increasingly taken offense to Halloween celebrations, often accusing various costumes of being offensive and declaring students who wear them guilty of “cultural appropriation.” At campuses around America, students have been discouraged from wearing sombreros, […]

Why It’s So Difficult To Call The Market Top

Via Global Macro Monitor, This is one of our favorite posts of all-time. Thought it apropos to re-post given that everyone and their mother is trying to call the top in stocks.  It’s all about yield-seeking capital flows, my friends.   Tell us what interest rate is the tipping point which thwarts that behavior and we […]

Of Bread And Circuses

Originally authored by Admiral Ben Moreell on January 1st, 1956; via The Burning Platform blog, A twentieth-century repetition of the mistakes of ancient Rome would be inexcusable. Rome was eight and a half centuries old when the poet, Juvenal, penned his famous tirade against his degenerate countrymen. About 100 A.D. he wrote: “Now that no […]