Image: VL World News, Petro Porshenko Ukraine’s president
There is a weird “order” setting up post Trump. There’s the “we don’t like the European Union, TPP, United Nations” camp. And then there is the old, some would say “globalist” camp, centered in Brussels and generally supported by the old political establishment in the USA.
There are very interesting geopolitical shifts happening right now.
Treasury Sec. Jack Lew and Natalie Jaresko
You decide if this smells like Black Sea sturgeon or not.
I love that Politico says that we are in “at least 5” wars. You know, because maybe 1 or 2 aren’t really wars technically, or the American public doesn’t really know about them, whatever. At least 5.
Well, that would be weird. I’ll take this report with a grain, but if true…
He is a parliamentary candidate from the Ukrainian Internet Party. I say at least we know where this guy is coming from. Better the dark Jedi you know than the dark Jedi you don’t right?
The guy is lucky he’s not dead. It could have been much worse.
Though we gave a mixed review to The Economist’s Index of Crony Capitalism, we are very pleased that such an index now exits even if it is flawed. (Too much focus on billionaires, not enough focus on broader more middle class crony capitalism. The index also encourages the idea that crony capitalism, which is created by regulation to a large degree, can be regulated away.)
Government work can be very lucrative. But this is nothing. I’d love to see what one of Putin’s many palaces look like.
As we have said before we believe that the libertarian movement is the most important movement in American politics right now, perhaps for more than a generation. It is also arguably the most important movement in world politics.