Donald Trump Pentagon Pick Mattis Made Nearly $1,000,000 On Board Of Defense Contractor

Defense is one of the most crony areas of American government. The amount of taxpayer money just thrown around by the Pentagon and which finds its way into the pockets of defense contractors is massive. Defense, especially civilian personnel, is an area ripe for cuts. Such a cull appears unlikely however.

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Arrogance: This video is precious. Watch all the super confident celebrities declaring emphatically that Donald Trump wont be president

I’m sorry “liberal” fans of ACC but this is too great not to share with our readers. My bet is that many Americans are taking note of who said what in this video.

I so wish I had been at an election night party in the Hollywood Hills with some of these folks. Man, that would have been entertaining. Everyone on their phones calling their therapists and dealers.

The last clip from Obama is just fantastic.

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PELOSI: ‘I don’t think people want a new direction’ (VIDEO)

Been here.

This dear readers, and particularly dear Democrat readers, is the leader of the Dems in the House of Representatives. Here she is. A woman who in spite of handing the House back to the Republicans years ago under her leadership, and after yet another bruising election for the Democrats which really has rendered the Dems almost a regional party, remains at the head of the party. Almost Castro style at this point.

The identity politics that has so defined the Democrats over the past 15 years or so has failed.

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The Saloon, America’s Forgotten Democratic Institution

I am a big believer in having beers (not liquor) with people who can hold a different, occasionally a radically different political opinion. But only if the people involved in the conversation are able to engage respectfully even with inebriation and have the ability to extract themselves if need be for the sake of a friendly relationship or just doing the gentlemanly or gentlewomanly thing. Such a person is rare but can make for an occasional fun evening. I’ve known a few.

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Gold Price Skyrockets in India after Currency Ban

As some people say, CASH is TRASH. This has proven true in India in recent weeks. Gold however is money.

A key thing to understand for all you non”gold bugs” (and I use the term lovingly) is that gold doesn’t so much go down or up in price as much as paper currencies gain or lose value relative to the value of gold. Gold is a steady Eddie and has been for millennia. Paper has a tendency to die an ugly death.

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